Upcoming Events

Sep 14th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
cartoon of women and girls seemingly from around the world

Philanthropy Massachusetts and PNC Bank invite you to join us as we bring together a panel of funders to discuss funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations that serve women and girls. The panel includes: Anu Yadav of Women of Color Entrepreneurs (moderator); Saskia Epstein of PNC Bank;...

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Sep 15th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
a woman's hands typing on a laptop

From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline for you to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Participants will learn to develop measurable project goals, objectives, and outcomes required in every proposal...

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Sep 22nd
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Our September meeting builds off our last meeting where we exchanged information about our applications, reporting, and grant types. This meeting will focus learning on applications and the values that have driven changes to our application processes over the last several years. You will hear...

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Sep 23rd
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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In Philanthropy

August 4th, 2022
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
Having said that, climate change is an existential threat that is hurting the most vulnerable communities in the U.S. and globally hardest. Species will go extinct. Human misery from hunger, weather chaos, heat, lack of water, and more, will come. Climate change is already underway and will impact... More »
July 26th, 2022
Source: Center for Disaster Philanthropy
From a global pandemic to the recent invasion of Ukraine, globally impactful disasters are an increasingly frequent part of our reality, and thus an important factor as funders consider grantmaking priorities and the funding landscape in which they operate.  More »
June 30th, 2022
Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts
Massachusetts administers much of MassHealth through an 1115 Demonstration waiver, approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which it has extended several times since it was originally approved in 1995. In December 2021, Massachusetts submitted a request to CMS to extend its... More »
June 3rd, 2022
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Philanthropy MA is pleased to announce that effective July 4, Alex McCray is being promoted into a new role at the organization as Vice President, Member Engagement and Strategic Initiatives. In this new role, Alex will oversee the strategy, design, planning and implementation of programs in... More »

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