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Jan 24th
Audience:
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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Jan 30th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Have funding strategies and processes changed under a vastly different presidential administration?

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Jan 31st
Audience:
Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Creating video can feel like a daunting task for several reasons. From the get-go, it can be challenging to figure out what story or stories you want to tell, and who are the right people for the job. In the middle of the process, it may seem overwhelming if you have a lot of footage but are...

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Feb 7th
Audience:
Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Drawing from his 14 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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In Philanthropy

December 14th, 2017
Source: Hemenway & Barnes
There are no hard and fast guidelines, as every donor’s situation is different. Surveys by major foundations and other philanthropy-serving organizations vary, but show that on average most adult Americans give away between three and five percent of their adjusted gross income every year. More »
December 12th, 2017
Source: Wicked Local - Weston
The Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy program, which provides middle and high school students with educational and philanthropic opportunities, has announced the launch of a new program for high school students in Weston. More »
December 8th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
Like all of you, we are horrified by the continued reports of wildfires breaking out and spreading in San Diego, Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. The wildfires are forcing thousands of people from their homes and destroying millions of dollars in property. The United... More »
December 6th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
I’m tired. Actually, I’m EXHAUSTED. I mean, 2017, right? Wherever you stand on whatever issues, for this or against that, him or her, us or them, it just seemed like 2017 had a constant din of “Look at me! Look at me! I’m right!” There were many important issues, yes. (And many unimportant ones,... More »

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