Upcoming Events

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Mar 5th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Getting Started with Grants

In the nonprofit world, securing the right funding is key to elevating your mission. Yet, many nonprofit leaders struggle to find the right words to authentically represent their nonprofit in a grant ...
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Mar 5th
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Advisors Funders

Grantmakers of Color Network Meeting

Join us for the first Grantmakers of Color meeting of the year! At this session, we will feature three different funders who will share about their professional experiences and stories. You will hear ...
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Mar 6th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Advisors Funders

Central MA Funders Network Meeting

The recent influx of immigrants and refugees into Massachusetts has dominated headlines and challenged our community- and immigrant-serving organizations in so many ways. Join peer funders focused on ...
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Mar 7th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Building and Maintaining Major Donor Relationships

Individual giving is the largest and often most sustainable source of funding for nonprofit organizations, but establishing a major gift program can be daunting. Join us for this interactive session t...
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Mar 12th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Advisors Consultants Funders Nonprofits

Site Visits: Let's Improve Them!

In this program for nonprofits and funders, we will collaborate in real time to co-create a Site Visit Best Practices document, which could also be called Top Tips for Site Visits, Site Visits Dos &am...
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Mar 13th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Women & Girls Funders Network Meeting: Resourcing Real Advancements in Gender Equity

We invite you to attend our fourth gathering of Women, Girls, and Gender Equity Funders. Based on the widespread interest we heard from you to continue meeting, we meet twice yearly. We also have set ...
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Mar 13th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Advanced Proposal Writing

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 w...
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Mar 20th
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Advisors Consultants Funders Nonprofits

Philanthropy’s Role in Combatting Extremism and White Supremacy

Across the country and throughout the world over the last few years there has been a documented  increase in hate crimes and extremist views. Massachusetts is perceived as a liberal and inclusive...
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Mar 26th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Advisors Funders

Summer Fund Donor Briefing 2024

Founded in 1971, the Summer Fund is a donor collaborative that supports summer camps and enrichment programs for underserved youth throughout Greater Boston. The Summer Fund is operated and staffed by...
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Mar 27th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Positioning Your Board for Successful Fundraising

One of the most critical governance functions of nonprofit boards is to ensure that the organization has adequate resources to pursue its mission. In this workshop we will provide an overview of board...
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Mar 27th
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Advisors Funders

Non-Family Member Family Foundation CEOs Meeting

Join us for our first gathering of the year. We will hear from peer CEOs at Cedar Tree Foundation, Cummings Foundation, and the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation about how their foundations are ...
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Apr 5th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fundraising Friday: Beyond the 501(c)(3) – Thinking Differently About Governance, Nonprofit Structure, and Social Change

It’s a conversation for nonprofit nerds! The traditional nonprofit model – the 501(c)(3) organization – is a legacy structure dating back more than a century. Does it still work in today's world? If n...
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Apr 9th
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Get-to-Know Funders: Western Massachusetts

Join Philanthropy Massachusetts for Get-to-Know Funders: Western MA! These programs were formerly known as Meet-the-Donors.We're thrilled to be going out to Western MA as we welcome a blockbuster pane...
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Apr 11th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Philanthropy 201: Three Part Series

Philanthropy 201 is a three-module funder cohort series that helps staff in philanthropy deepen understanding of themselves and their role within the social sector. Designed as a companion to the Phil...
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Apr 11th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Strategizing for Success: Maximizing Impact with Logic Models

This workshop is crafted to demystify logic models and equip you with knowledge and tools to enhance your program planning, implementation, and evaluation processes. In this interactive session, ...
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Apr 25th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Consultants

How to Build Your Consulting Business

Are you ready to work for yourself? Do you have expertise in nonprofit fundraising or management that you would like to share? Are you inspired to create something new? What’s your tolerance for risk ...
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May 1st
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Philanthropy 201: Three Part Series

Philanthropy 201 is a three-module funder cohort series that helps staff in philanthropy deepen understanding of themselves and their role within the social sector. Designed as a companion to the Phil...
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May 3rd
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fundraising Friday: A Tutorial in Impala, a Free Research Tool

Join us for an office hour with staff from Impala, a free grants research tool that is helping to democratize data for nonprofits. After a brief overview of the platform and its functionality, we will...
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May 22nd
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Philanthropy 201: Three Part Series

Philanthropy 201 is a three-module funder cohort series that helps staff in philanthropy deepen understanding of themselves and their role within the social sector. Designed as a companion to the Phil...
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May 22nd
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Introduction to Grants Research

With more than 30,000 nonprofits in Massachusetts, competition for funding is high. How does one get a leg up? The first step is to do your homework. It is vital to the success of your proposal tha...
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