Upcoming Events

Oct 18th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

The food system – every element of food production, processing, marketing, and consumption – touches everyone who eats. It also connects issues like the environment, land use, the economy, equity, public health, and education. As community-based and statewide nonprofits innovate, educate, and...

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Oct 21st
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Join Philanthropy Massachusetts as we travel to Western Massachusetts with the popular Meet-the-Donors series!

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Oct 21st
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Looking for tips on how to approach grants research and insights gleaned from funders? Are you based in the Berkshires? This workshop is for you!

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Oct 23rd
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

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 giving.

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In Philanthropy

October 15th, 2019
Source: Alliance Magazine
A growing number of foundations are deploying a portion of their capital to mission aligned investment strategies. This is an important trend. Still, only a relatively small number of foundations seek positive environmental and social impact with their investments and often with only a small share... More »
October 3rd, 2019
Source: CNBC - Make it
Americans are incredibly generous when it comes to opening up their pockets for worthy causes. But a new report finds that philanthropic support wanes when it comes to nonprofits dedicated to addressing breast cancer, childhood malnutrition, female entrepreneurship and domestic violence — in other... More »
September 24th, 2019
Source: Capital Research Center
Here’s a short quiz: what’s the largest public charity in America? If you guessed the Salvation Army or the Red Cross, you’d be wrong. More »
September 19th, 2019
Source: Marketwatch
Universities and other nonprofits have long wrestled with the ethics of certain donations — and answers don’t come easy. More »

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