Upcoming Events

Feb 20th
All, Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor

The emerging framework of equity evaluation pushes organizations to shift their thinking about how they promote organizational improvement. The goal of this interactive workshop is to review how evaluation design changes when you apply an equity framework. It will also begin to explore its...

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Feb 26th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

This program is focused on research from the Center for Effective Philanthropy's latest report, "Crucial Donors: How Major Individual Givers Can Best Support Nonprofits."

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Feb 28th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

This is a day-long session designed to improve meeting facilitation skills. It is open only to mid to senior level program staff at philanthropic institutions,

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Mar 9th

The Racial Equity in Arts Funding workshop was developed by Grantmakers in the Arts as a way to support funders with nuts-and-bolts guidance on how to better serve African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA) communities/communities of color through their grantmaking.

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In Philanthropy

February 7th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
The Western Massachusetts Funders’ Network has announced two RFPs: More »
January 28th, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe
Boston Foundation CEO Paul Grogan, who has spread millions of dollars around the city as his organization took on an increasingly activist role, announced Tuesday that he is stepping down, ending 19 years at the helm of New England’s largest community foundation. More »
January 23rd, 2020
Source: The Philanthropic Initiative
Through some of our recent work with community foundations, we’ve identified several trends in the field that we think will continue to gain momentum in 2020, including growth in civic leadership roles, innovation in donor partnership and engagement, and leadership through systems philanthropy. More »
January 15th, 2020
Source: GMA Foundations
Stories are a core element of reflective practice — methods and techniques that help individuals and groups learn from their experiences. In the social sector, the stories of how organizations make a difference in the world offer insight and hope, yet they can get lost in the day-to-day work.... More »

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