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Nonprofit Partners Program Overview


Philanthropy MA bridges the nonprofit and grantmaking communities by giving access to research and information to support your fund development program, providing professional development and networking opportunities for nonprofit staff members, and giving your nonprofit organization more visibility among and access to grant makers. Connect with over 1,900 Foundations and 425 Nonprofit Partners in Massachusetts.  Join Now!





  • Meet-The-Donors Program – Gain insider knowledge and understanding about foundations from foundation staff members
  • Core Workshops – Develop core skills needed for successful fund development efforts.
  • Breakthrough Workshops – Build on core fundraising skills and focus on the next level of fund development.
  • Skillbuilding Workshops – Increase both understanding of nonprofit trends and organizational capacity with exclusive opportunities to participate in special workshops and programs throughout the year.
  • Grant Makers Directory – Searchable database of over 1900+ grantmakers in MA & NH
  • Resource Center – Access to Philanthropy MA staff, Foundation Directory Online (an international database similar to the GMD, please make an appointment), and Guidestar Premium
  • Request for Proposal Catalog – Current and upcoming RFPs in MA & NH
  • Custom Grants Research (Fellows level only) – Personalized grant prospecting research to determine prospective funders
  • Annual Events – Network with other nonprofit professionals while learning nonprofit trends
  • Partners Update – Exclusive, monthly e-newsletter, highlighting RFPs, events, trends, and other important information for nonprofit staff members
  • Join Growing Network of over 500 Nonprofit Partners with hundreds more staff
  • Boost Visibility by sharing your organization’s successes and challenges, and hearing commonalities within the Nonprofit Partners community


Enrollment is easy as 1-2-3! Partnerships last one year from date of enrollment, and can be renewed on an annual basis.

  1. Pick the Partner Level that works for you
  2. Register your contact and organizational information
  3. Make your payment, and enjoy the benefits!
Remote Access to Grant Makers Directory and RFP Catalog at Philanthropy Massachustts' Resource Center for Philanthropy
Remote Access to Foundation Center Directory (email Katherine Cook to set up an appointment) and Guidestar through Philanthropy Massachustts' Resource Center for Philanthropy
Discounts and advance notice to Workshops & Programs
Subscription to exclusive, monthly Partners Update e-newsletter
Networking with nonprofit and grantmaking community
Access to Philanthropy Massachusetts staff members
Free admittance for one to all Meet-The-Donors Programs    
One customized grant research session by Philanthropy Massachusetts staff    

Please contact PARTNERS PROGRAM or 617.426.2606 with questions.
Register your organization now, or renew your organization if you have previously been in the Partners Program. 

Follow @Philanthropy_MA for updates on upcoming RFPs, skill-building workshops and GMD Profile Previews!

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