Upcoming Events

Feb 3rd
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

With over 30,000 nonprofits in Massachusetts, competition for funding is high. How does one get a leg up? The first step is doing one's homework. Foundations have missions just the same as nonprofits, so it is vital to the success of your proposal that you find those funders who are...

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Feb 25th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

In this lively two-hour workshop, you will learn the principles behind donor-centered and relationship-based cultivation and stewardship – and how to reach out to your donors to more fully engage them in the life of your organization. A successful fundraising program is as much about knowing...

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Mar 18th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

In this constantly changing world we are all living in, you need to stay nimble and creative in your approach to reaching out to your donors. You need to continue to ask for support, but how do you communicate urgency without sounding desperate? Join Jenn Hayslett, highly rated fundraising...

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Mar 24th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Building and managing a major donor pipeline is a deliberate and thoughtful process. The session focuses on relationship science and rapport building techniques, tactical strategies to rapidly build your major donor pipeline, and tools to measure and manage donor relationships and progress toward...

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In Philanthropy

January 21st, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Companies across the U.S. are pledging to hire and promote more women and people of color, in many cases saying they want to make their workplaces reflect their customers. Boston-based Eastern Bank has made sustained efforts yet still says ‘we have a long way to go.’ More »
January 19th, 2021
Source: Boston Indicators
Greater Boston was hit hard during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the widespread outbreak of the virus itself, most of the region’s service sector was shut down for months, and unemployment soared for those who could not work remotely.  More »
January 5th, 2021
Source: Framingham SOURCE
The Foundation for MetroWest, today, January 4, announced that Jay Kim has been named the organization’s new Executive Director. More »
December 21st, 2020
Source: National Center for Family Philanthropy
“Nothing about us without us,” is commonly used by community activists when speaking about the changes they want to see in their communities. More »


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