Upcoming Events

Jun 1st
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

We recognize the disparities that entrepreneurs of color face in launching, growing, and scaling their businesses. The results of the pandemic have only increased the challenges faced by small businesses in accessing the technical assistance and capital that they need. According to a 2021 report...

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Jun 2nd
Consultant, Nonprofit
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Calling all fundraising consultants! The Nonprofit Consultants Network (NCN) and Philanthropy Massachusetts invite you to join us for a networking session dedicated solely to consultants who help resource the work of nonprofit organizations in the Commonwealth and beyond. Up for discussion will be...

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Jun 6th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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Nonprofit organizations often seek grant support but fall short in receiving the award. Learn how to present your case for support no matter the type or size of grant you are requesting. This session will sharpen your grantseeking skills by making your proposal more competitive. From an...

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Jun 6th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

As a Network of funders, recent Network meetings have reminded us that we have a lot we can learn from small, grassroots arts organizations and artist-led projects and programs. For example: What are the challenges - and benefits - of funding non-501c3 groups and individual artists? How can...

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In Philanthropy

May 30th, 2023
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
AI is here, and it is changing the way many in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors (and other fields, too, of course) work, or even think about their roles; for some, this is an exciting prospect, for others a deeply threatening one. More »
May 24th, 2023
Source: Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation
Massachusetts had the lowest rental vacancy rate in the U.S. in 2022 and the second-highest median rents, Boston features the second-highest traffic delay times in the nation, and the state recently posted its highest outmigration numbers in 30 years, according to the Massachusetts Taxpayers... More »
April 19th, 2023
Source: Barr Foundation
A conversation with Massachusetts nonprofit leaders on the vital importance of giving by individuals and the opportunity this new law opens for the nonprofit sector. More »
April 11th, 2023
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
While Americans view philanthropic giving as valuable, many are unfamiliar with the sector’s services, institutions, and debates affecting philanthropy’s future, a study from Indiana University’s  More »

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