Upcoming Events

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May 30th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advisors Consultants Funders Nonprofits

Increasing Psychological Safety in Funder and Nonprofit Relationships

Psychological safety is the ability to speak openly about ideas, questions, and concerns without fear of negative repercussions. Psychological safety is linked to team effectiveness and innovation...
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Jun 3rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Cape Cod and Islands Funders In-Person Network Meeting

The network will be coming together in person in June! Please join us in West Yarmouth for lunch and conversation, as well as a chance to check in with one another face-to-face and hear updates. A...
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Jun 7th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fundraising Friday: Know Your Grantonyms

As grantmakers, state and federal agencies speak a language all their own. If acronyms such as COI, LOI, EOI, RFI, RFP, RFQ, and RFR make your head spin, this is your chance to learn how to crack the...
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Jun 11th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Impala for Fundraisers

We are excited to partner with Impala to provide this informational session on new capabilities now available through the Impala for Fundraisers solution. Impala staff will demonstrate how you can...
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Jun 13th
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Funders Day Out: Brockton

Join peer funders in Brockton to learn about the city and the nonprofits serving the community. We invite funders already funding in Brockton, along with those who are interested in learning more, to...
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Jun 20th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Advisors Funders

Responding to the Moment: Participatory Approaches in Philanthropy

Under pressure from civil society to transform the inequitable system of philanthropy, some foundations are embracing the participation of people with lived experience. One approach is participatory...
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Jun 20th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advisors Funders

MA Legal Aid Funders Network Meeting: Legal aid services for youth and their families

A conversation about philanthropic support for critically needed services for youth. Foundations are partnering with civil legal aid to bring critically needed services to youth and their families....
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Jun 24th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Advisors Consultants Funders Nonprofits

Get-to-Know Funders: Central Massachusetts

Join us for this 2024 edition of Get-to-Know Funders: Central Massachusetts! Admission to this program is free, thanks to generous support from The Hanover Insurance Group, Greater Worcester...
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Jun 25th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advisors Consultants Funders Nonprofits

Welcome to Philanthropy MA: Get to know us!

Join Philanthropy MA staff as we walk participants through the varied programs and services we provide as Massachusetts’ statewide philanthropy serving organization (PSO). Whether you are new to the...
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Jun 27th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Workshop Your Next Grant Proposal: Two Part Series

Staring at a blank screen can be the hardest part of writing a grant. We’ve all been there and Philanthropy MA is here to help! Instructor Rachel Ross is highly experienced at helping...
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Jul 12th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fundraising Friday: Making AI Work for Your Fundraising Journey

This program is for AI skeptics and enthusiasts alike!Recent advances in AI technology promise to free us from time-consuming fundraising tasks like compiling reports, wordsmithing appeals, note...
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Jul 18th
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fall Appeal Jam: Two Part Series

Can you imagine how good it will feel to have the first draft of your appeal finished at the beginning of September instead of rushing it out the door at the last minute? Join expert fundraising...
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Jul 31st
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Workshop Your Next Grant Proposal: Two Part Series

Staring at a blank screen can be the hardest part of writing a grant. We’ve all been there and Philanthropy MA is here to help! Instructor Rachel Ross is highly experienced at helping...
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Sep 12th
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fall Appeal Jam: Two Part Series

Can you imagine how good it will feel to have the first draft of your appeal finished at the beginning of September instead of rushing it out the door at the last minute? Join expert fundraising...
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Sep 17th
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...
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Oct 1st
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Getting Started with Grants Using the Common Application Language

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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Oct 22nd
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Asking Without Anxiety - Major Gifts Workshop

In this lively three-hour workshop, you will learn tips and tricks for taming your anxiety in donor conversations and practice how to reach out to your donors to more fully engage them in the life of...
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Nov 13th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Understanding and Competing for Federal Grants

The U.S. government awards several trillion dollars in grants to qualified nonprofits and institutions of higher education annually. The odds of winning a federal grant for a specific competition is...
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Dec 11th
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...
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