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Jan 24th
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Join us for our Community Foundation Winter Convening!

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Jan 24th
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Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

The goal of this workshop is to develop skills in promoting your organization as its spokesperson to grantmakers and major donors through your ability to distinguish your organization from other similar requestors of funding. The focus is on presenting your organization’s strengths,...

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Jan 31st
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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 ones homework. Foundations have missions just as do nonprofits and so it is vital to the success of your proposal that you find those funders who are aligned with...

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Feb 7th
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All

Learn what questions to ask, how to evaluate risk, and tools for monitoring your portfolio.

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In Philanthropy

January 17th, 2017
Source: Alliance Magazine
Back in 1976, when Habitat I was held in Vancouver, most institutions, including governments and academia were unaware of the impact of urbanization on development. By the time of Habitat II in Istanbul 20 years later, it was clear that the massive migration to cities and their consequent growth... More »
January 5th, 2017
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Historical injustices—perpetuated by racial and cultural conflicts, and exacerbated by a lack of empathy—are at the heart of America’s growing economic, social, and political inequalities. Nowhere is this gap of authentic empathy and justice more pronounced than in the American philanthropic sector... More »
January 2nd, 2017
Source: WGBH News
Charitable Giving Sees Big Bump In 2016 Listen at NPR More »
January 2nd, 2017
Source: The Bakersfield Californian
If you’ve ever volunteered your time at a local charity, donated money to a cause you love or helped someone on the street, I’m sure you felt happy afterward. But research is showing that the benefits of giving extend far beyond instant gratification. Giving can actually have positive long-term... More »

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