Upcoming Events

Jan 27th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Almost a year into the pandemic, and a year of social and political unrest in the country, this Roundtable session provides an opportunity for CFOs to check in with another on the impact this time has had on culture, policies, practices, and staff morale at our foundations. Within this,...

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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 9th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

As we look ahead to our second pandemic summer, the need for children and youth to participate in high quality learning and enrichment opportunities has been exacerbated by the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, the uneven success of remote instruction, and the impact of isolating from peers,...

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Feb 10th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

In this special session we will consider foundational ideas about place and justice. We’ll hear directly from community leaders responsible for the public realms of their neighborhoods. We’ll candidly share learnings from the Place Leadership Network pilot. We’ll draw connections between economic...

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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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