Upcoming Events

Nov 30th
All, Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor

Join Philanthropy Massachusetts for this interactive program on Participatory Grantmaking bringing together funders and nonprofits to deepen their understanding of this practice, highlight organizations that are already engaging in this approach to their grantmaking and other investments, and...

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Dec 1st
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
hands typing on computer with notebook nearby

From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline to use 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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Dec 3rd
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

The Philanthropy Massachusetts team invites you to join us for a light morning of learning. You will meet our staff, take a virtual tour through the resources available to grant makers and grant seekers, and spend a few minutes learning specifically about our Partner-only programs. Get to know...

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Dec 7th

We invite Trustees, donors and donor-advised fund donors of private, public, and corporate foundations for a meeting on Tuesday, December 7th from 1:00pm - 2:15pm. To participate you must be a trustee of a grantmaking institution, a donor, or a donor-advised fund donor. We ask that only those...

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In Philanthropy

November 16th, 2021
Source: The Center for Effective Philanthorpy
In new CEP research, foundation leaders report that their foundations are now working differently than they were in early 2020 — and that they plan to continue most of these changes in a post-pandemic future. More »
November 4th, 2021
Source: Mass Cultural Council
As a state agency, Mass Cultural Council’s grant-making is a public investment into an important economic sector and health and human services. As stewards of public resources, we are striving to become more intentionally inclusive when we design programs and services, and make policy and funding... More »
October 19th, 2021
Source: Inside Philanthropy
If I told you that charitable giving from middle- and lower-income Americans was down right now, you’d probably say something like, yeah, no kidding. There’s a pandemic going on, one that has wreaked massive disruption on Main Street and thrown millions out of work. More »
October 13th, 2021
Source: Grantmakers in Health
Achieving health equity begins with an ability to identify health disparities and their causes. To do that, we must have complete and accurate data on race, ethnicity, and other drivers of health. More »

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Connect with over 1800 individuals at hundreds of organizations in Philanthropy and the Nonprofit sector in Massachusetts and surrounding areas.

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Access our Resource Center, receive research assistance, stay informed with enewsletters, utilize tools like the Grant Maker Directory and the Common Proposal Form.

  • Learning Opportunities:

Attend best practices sessions, issue-based discussions, roundtables, teleconferences and events with colleagues.

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