Upcoming Events

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Apr 24th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Advisors Funders

Funder Briefing: Supporting Social Sector Infrastructure

“Like a body without a backbone, a sector without a strong infrastructure will crumble.” (Gibson). In the United States, the social sector is comprised of groups and organizations working to address...
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Apr 25th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

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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Apr 29th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Advisors Funders

CFO & Finance Staff Network Meeting

This meeting is structured around topics Network participants have identified as being especially relevant. While most of our time will be spent in small group conversation based on your interest...
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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...
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May 2nd
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Advisors Funders

MA Jewish Funders Collective Meeting

Concerns about increasing polarization and antisemitism on college campuses are not new. In early 2023, the MA Jewish Funders Collective ranked this as a high priority learning topic.In the wake of...
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May 3rd
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fundraising Friday: Meet PhilMA Leadership and Talk About Funder Trends

Join us and be among the first sector leaders to greet Philanthropy’s MA’s soon-to-be-announced Chief Executive Officer! After introducing our new CEO, our team will share perspectives on...
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May 6th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Advisors Funders

Behavioral Health Funders Network Meeting: Building Behavioral Health Workforce Capacity

Despite our best intentions, many philanthropic investments aiming to improve access to behavioral health care are hampered by sector-wide workforce shortages. Join the Behavioral Health Funders...
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May 13th
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Nonprofits

Summer Fund Partner Convening: Sharing Knowledge on Staff Training and Mental Health

With the school year winding down, Summer Fund partners are preparing for summer programs, many of which are kicking off in a matter of weeks. This session, facilitated by Summer Fund staff with...
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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...
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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...
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May 23rd
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Advisors Funders

Small Business Development: Funder Learning Collaborative Kickoff Meeting

Join us as we launch a new funder learning collaborative with a mission to address the challenges encountered by small businesses owned by people of color throughout the state. Together as a group of...
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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 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 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! This event is being generously hosted by The Hanover Insurance Group.Grab a lunch (provided by The Hanover Insurance...
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Jun 27th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Workshop Your Next Grant Proposal: Part 1 of 2

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 18th
1:00 PM - 3:30 AM
Consultants Nonprofits

Fall Appeal Jam: Part 1 of 2

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...
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Jul 31st
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Consultants Nonprofits

Workshop Your Next Grant Proposal: Part 2 of 2

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: Part 2 of 2

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...
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