Upcoming Events

Mar 11th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor
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Join Philanthropy Massachusetts and the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project as we unpack these ideas and explore a series of questions about how power shows up in our work. How are we subconsciously perpetuating power imbalances and white supremacy in our day-to-day work? How does this affect our...

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Mar 18th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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In this constantly changing world we are all living in, you need to stay nimble and creative in your approach to reaching out to your donors. You need to continue to ask for support, but how do you communicate urgency without sounding desperate? Join Jenn Hayslett, highly rated fundraising...

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Mar 19th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Please join the trustees, funders and staff of philanthropies from Massachusetts for a conversation where participants will address questions around where we are now and where we are headed in light of what we have learned over the last 12 months.

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Mar 23rd
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

In 2020, the Massachusetts Voter Table, MassVOTE, MIRA Coalition, and Asian Pacific Islanders Civic Action Network created six regional coalitions called Democracy HUBS (Holistically Unifying Blocs of Solidarity). Last year, grassroots leaders in the Democracy HUBS carried out 74,840 conversations...

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In Philanthropy

March 3rd, 2021
Source: Essex County Community Foundation
A 13-member committee made up of a diverse cross-section of local leaders is joining Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF) – a nonprofit serving the 34 cities and towns of Essex County – in implementing a new strategy designed to advance racial equity and racial justice within the organization... More »
February 19th, 2021
Source: Massnonprofit News
The coronavirus pandemic has created opportunities for nonprofit grant seekers to engage in “more open” conversations with grant makers, but it requires them to communicate clearly and creatively, perhaps more than they have historically, according to Philanthropy Massachusetts, a Boston-based... More »
February 11th, 2021
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
A Professional Development Series for Greater Boston Nonprofits in Partnership with Bank of America and Philanthropy Massachusetts More »
February 8th, 2021
Source: Zevin Asset Management
I came to my work in socially responsible investing because I was bothered by the inconsistencies between the ethical lifestyle I was trying to lead and the investments I was making in my professional life. I came to realize that no matter what I did at home in terms of supporting environmental or... More »

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