Upcoming Events

Oct 6th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join your peer funders for the Network’s first in person gathering since early 2020! We will tour The Cambridge Foundry, a dynamic new cultural space, which also includes Jukebox, a digital storytelling and story-sharing public art project commissioned by Cambridge Arts which was created by...

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Oct 7th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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Philanthropy MA partners can sign up for an unlimited number of research sessions in the Foundation Directory Online at the Pro Level, a particularly robust resource as it is international in scope and provides data on nearly a quarter million funding institutions. Join us for this session with...

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Oct 7th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Philanthropy 101 is a six-module cohort series that helps staff new to philanthropy gain a better understanding of the sector. This virtual, interactive course provides a historical overview of philanthropy, reviews a foundation's leadership and governance, offers an overview of grantmaking,...

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Oct 12th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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In this session you will learn about sustainable revenue and how you can position your organization to attract multi-year support. Understand what needs to be in place to secure these gifts. When do you ask? When don’t you ask? How do you steward to sustain the gifts? And where does planned giving...

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In Philanthropy

September 22nd, 2022
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
To support those impacted by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico, we have compiled a list of resources to consider when researching the needs in the region and making donations. If you know of additional resources to include please email Gail Pinkham.   https://philanthropyma.org/grantmakers-... More »
September 21st, 2022
Source: Boston Indicators
Among the many indicators of well-being that we track, poverty may be the most important. Our region has the aggregate resources to meet every family’s basic needs—Massachusetts has among the highest wages and GDP in the country. And the United States is the wealthiest nation in the world. So,... More »
September 12th, 2022
Source: Inside Philanthropy
Selma Jackson, 77, lives in supportive housing in Brooklyn and has been a resident of the borough much of her life. “I know what some of the restrictions are and the challenges of people in the community. I know what the experience is,” Jackson said. “From my perspective, it’s important to have... More »
September 1st, 2022
Source: Center for Disaster Philanthropy
The world is awash with disasters — flooding in Kentucky, the war in Ukraine, the rapid spread of monkeypox, a pending famine crisis in the Horn of Africa and many, many more. As well-informed individuals, we eat up these news feeds along with our eggs and cereal each morning. More »

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