Upcoming Events

Aug 23rd
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join the Grantmakers of Color (GOC) group for a brown bag lunch conversation. We plan to have an open conversation about GOC, with an eye towards its future and role within the sector.

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Sep 5th
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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Sep 6th
Audience:
Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Did you know that only 28% of nonprofits have a current logic model, which experts consider to be the foundation for promising evaluation capacities? Come learn how this tool provides the foundation for a quality program design! You will learn about logic models for program planning, program...

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Sep 18th
Audience:
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

With over 30,000 nonprofits in Massachusetts, competition for funding is high. How does one get a leg up? This introductory program will walk participants through key tips and resources for effective grants research. This workshop is ideal for those who are new to the grants process or would like...

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In Philanthropy

August 15th, 2018
Source: Inside Philanthropy
In 2016, the Ford Foundation set out on an experiment—give $1 billion to social justice nonprofits, with all funds going to a combination of general operating support and organizational strengthening.   More »
August 14th, 2018
Source: Foundation Center
A new report released today by the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center reveals that global giving by U.S. foundations increased by 29% from 2011 to 2015, reaching an all-time high of $9.3 billion in 2015.  With mounting challenges that transcend national boundaries, it’s increasingly... More »
July 23rd, 2018
Source: Investment News
Research has long showed that women are more philanthropic than men: They are more generous with their giving and they donate to more causes than men. Now, as philanthropic women grow in wealth and number — partly because they tend to live longer and are thus expected to inherit a growing share of... More »
July 23rd, 2018
Source: Inside Philanthropy
One of the latest gifts from the Ballmer Group was a $20 million grant to Youth Advocate Programs, a nonprofit that matches kids and young adults with paid mentors in their communities as an alternative to time in juvenile detention or other institutions. More »

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