Upcoming Events

Sep 6th
Audience:
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 as do nonprofits and so it is vital to the success of your proposal that you find those funders who are aligned...

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Sep 12th
Audience:
Consultant, Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

We invite you to join nonprofits and funders alike for a half-day of facilitated programming dedicated to helping everyone build better working relationships and increase the impact of their work.

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Sep 13th
Audience:
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Over the years, nonprofit leaders with the greatest fundraising success have employed 5 key “shifts” to get themselves and their organizations in a position to generate significant revenue. Drawing from experience and research, we will walk participants through these 5 shifts: plan more, lead the...

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Sep 26th
Audience:
Consultant, 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

August 15th, 2017
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
When events as horrific as what happened in Charlottesville erupt, many of us in philanthropy are struck with sadness, outrage, disgust, depression, shock, and terror. While we take in all the information we can — especially the insights of trustworthy analysts and commentators — we ourselves start... More »
August 3rd, 2017
Source: Fox Business
FOX Business has learned members of Congress are seriously considering a change to the tax code known as universal charitable deductions.  It could help fulfill one of President Donald Trump's promises to offer the middle class tax relief. The idea has also been discussed with senior administration... More »
July 31st, 2017
Recent years have seen a stirring of hope among funders and nonprofits working to reduce the carnage from guns in America, which claims some 35,000 lives annually. New strategies and new funding streams, most notably from Michael Bloomberg, have created a new sense of momentum on an issue that's... More »
July 17th, 2017
Source: The Hill
The nonprofit sector is pressuring lawmakers and the White House to protect the charitable tax deduction. The tax-reform plans released by the Trump administration and House Republicans would keep the deduction for charitable donations, but also increase the size of the standard deduction, likely... More »

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