Upcoming Events

Oct 23rd
Audience:
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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Oct 30th
Audience:
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Join Philanthropy MA as we travel to Worcester for Meet-the-Donors: Central MA!

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Oct 31st
Audience:
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Drawing from his 16 years’ experience, Kenny Weill will lead attendees through the process of writing a clear, concise and compelling foundation grant narrative. This includes both the longer “full proposal” narrative and the shorter concept paper or letter of inquiry. He will end with tips to...

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Nov 2nd
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Philanthropy 101 is a five-part series that helps all staff new to philanthropy better understand the sector. Developed by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's Grantmaking School team and Philanthropy New York and presented by Philanthropy Massachusetts (Philanthropy MA) in Boston...

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In Philanthropy

October 17th, 2018
Strong organizations, leaders, and networks are crucial to foundations’ and nonprofits’ ability to achieve shared goals. What support are foundations seeking to provide to help grantees strengthen their organizations? Is that support in line with what grantees really need? How can funders be most... More »
September 30th, 2018
Source: AGM Blog
                New Name and Vision Reflects Bold Strategic Plan for the Future of Philanthropy in MassachusettsPhilanthropy Massachusetts, formerly Associated Grant Makers, enters 50th year with new vision. More »
September 26th, 2018
Source: United Philanthropy Forum
Nine years ago, in 2009, the philanthropy sector was facing critical challenges on a number of fronts. The sector and the country was just starting to recover from the Great Recession of 2008. Funders were trying to meet their missions amid a significant drop in assets and grant dollars at the same... More »
September 14th, 2018
Source: Essex County Community Foundation
On Sept. 13, 2018, the cities of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover were affected by devastating gas explosions and fires, resulting in at least one death of an 18-year-old man, multiple injuries and more than 60 homes being leveled or severely damaged.   Our hearts go out to all of those affected... More »

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