Upcoming Events

Sep 28th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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With more than 30,000 nonprofits in Massachusetts, competition for funding is high. How does one get a leg up? This introductory program is ideal for fundraisers who are new to the grants process or who would like to refresh their skills. Topics covered will include determining if your...

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Sep 28th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join fellow Arts Funders for something we’ve heard you want more of: an opportunity to check-in, update one another, and explore possible collaborations.

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Sep 29th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Housing is an ongoing crisis in low-income communities. Legal strategies can be essential tools for donors seeking to advance healthy and stable housing for those in greatest need. At this session of Mass Legal Aid Funders, Andrea Park, the Director of Community Driven Advocacy at Mass Law...

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Sep 29th
All, Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor
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Are you on the cusp of aspiration and exhaustion? Passionate about those you serve and the impact of your work yet bogged down by demands that come with multiple roles and responsibilities personally and professionally. Do you seek moments to slow down, reflect, and process? You’re not alone. Join...

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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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