Upcoming Events

Oct 1st
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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At this session, a follow-up to the July Fundraising Friday about The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and How It Could Impact Your Organization, Danielle Fleury, Vice President for Government Affairs for the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, will provide an ARPA update and further actionable steps...

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Oct 12th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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Building a productive development department involves finding the right person to lead it. In this workshop, we will discuss the challenges that have resulted in high turnover, protracted vacancies, and lack of job satisfaction in the development department. We will also address how those...

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Oct 14th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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Community development aims to build strong and resilient communities. Join us for a convening of funders, CDCs, and nonprofits to discuss how philanthropic partnerships can strengthen communities across the Commonwealth. We will explore corporate and private philanthropy’s role in community...

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Oct 20th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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Do you want to increase your confidence in building donor relationships? Join highly rated and dynamic trainer, Jenn Hayslett, for this lively two-hour workshop and practice with some tools to more fully engage your donors in the life of your organization. You will learn to build relationships...

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In Philanthropy

September 23rd, 2021
Source: Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity
Philanthropic Intiative for Racial Equity's new report, Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice, identifies $3.4 billion in actual funding for racial equity work in 2020 - that is less than 2% of some prior estimates based on broad spending commitments announced in press... More »
September 8th, 2021
Source: Massnonprofit News
Philanthropic giving to racial and social justice causes increased across all demographic groups last year, with the growing impact of crowdfunding and mutual aid demonstrating how donors of color are leading shifts in individual giving patterns, new research has found. More »
August 19th, 2021
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
The American tradition of philanthropic giving should not be taken for granted, in part because it may well be in real jeopardy. “What’s the problem?,” you might ask. More »
August 10th, 2021
Source: Boston Indicators
With the Delta variant leading to a rise in COVID cases, and with education leaders making final preparations for what will hopefully be a full year of in-person schooling, the next few weeks will be critical for ramping up state vaccination efforts. More »

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