University of Massachusetts Medical School Rebrands After $175M Gift

NonProfit PRO

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is commemorating an unrestricted $175 million donation from the Morningside Foundation — the philanthropic arm of venture capital and private equity firm Morningstar — that will more than double its endowment.

How Tech is Enabling Thousands of In-Home Vaccinations for Massachusetts’ Most Vulnerable

Saleforce Nonprofit

That’s what my team at Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) has been focused on in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since the pandemic began. As of May 24, CCA had administered 2,279 total vaccine doses to Massachusetts’ most vulnerable population through the state program.

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Workforce development for the nonprofit tech professionals of the future: It will be a consortium, not a building with a dome!

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

It’s been about a year and a half since I starting agitating for a Massachusetts Institute of Nonprofit Technology , an initiative that will kick off by training the nonprofit data analysts of the future.

What I’ve learned from working with mission-based organizations

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

The nonprofit/philanthropic sector in Massachusetts is different from the analogous sector in any other state in the U.S.A. Here are a few lessons I’ve learned, in no particular order: You need to make sure that your mission, operations, and desired outcomes are aligned with each other.

Deliberative Democracy at Work in North Quabbin, Massachusetts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo from Audience Works Hands Across North Quabbin Network (HANDS) serves the nine-town North Quabbin region of north central Massachusetts and is a deliberative democracy project that seeks to bring members of the nine town North Quabbin community together to form a solution to community problems.

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Database comes to the Ethos Roundtable.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

DaVinci Direct Promotes Steven Maggio to President and CEO

NonProfit PRO

Plymouth, Massachusetts, appointed Steven J. DaVinci Direct Inc., Maggio to president and CEO, effective Aug. He previously served as president and chief creative officer. Former CEO Tony Genovese assumes the role of chief operating officer. News/Stats/Studies

Nonprofit to Make Virtual Option Permanent Part of Its Annual Events

NonProfit PRO

by Blue Sky platform from Blue Sky Collaborative, Marlborough, Massachusetts, Bike to the Beach transformed its events and raised a total of $1 million in 2020.

Weekly update from PND

Candid

September 2, 2021 The University of Massachusetts has announced a $50 million gift from alumni Robert J. ('84) A weekly update with the latest news from PND. UMass receives $50 million commitment from Robert and Donna Manning.

For sale for a cause: Peony

Judi Sohn

The yarn is a lace weight merino wool and silk blend that I bought in Massachusetts a couple of years ago. For more detail on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. If you get into lace knitting, sooner or later you have to try a Herbert Niebling. They’re intricate and very different than other lace styles. This shawl is an adaptation of one his designs by Hayley Tsang Sather. All-in-all, 10 different charts to follow and took me about 3 weeks to complete.

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Apprenticeship Fund Announces Salesforce Investment in Cloud for Good

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good has delivered over 2,000 Salesforce implementations and solutions to more than 1,000 organizations, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard to the National Aquarium and ChildFund International.

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Key takeaways from Candid’s 2021 Nonprofit Compensation Report

Candid

The District of Columbia has the highest median executive compensation at $174K, followed by New York ($152K) and Massachusetts ($143K). This week, Candid released the 21 st edition of our annual Nonprofit Compensation Report.

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NCE Social Media

A new study by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research also found that 97% of large charities have a Facebook page as of 2009. Did you know that 93% of charities have a Facebook page? The study found that charities adopted social media faster and the adoption was more widespread than for-profit use. Other facts uncovered in the study: 90% of charities had Twitter accounts. 65% had blogs. 36% had LinkedIn pages. 30% had MySpace pages.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On The Environment And Conservation Efforts

Kindful

Areas served: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont. The Highland Street Foundation is committed to addressing the most pressing needs and concerns for children and families in Massachusetts and California. Areas served: Massachusetts, California.

Weekly update from PND

Candid

A weekly update with the latest news from PND. 170 million in challenge grants for low-income, undocumented students.

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New Technology Developed to Amplify Community Voices for the Media

Non Profit Quarterly

Their next launches will be in Massachusetts and Alabama this year.—Julie Cortico’s “digital hearth”. July 8, 2019; Nieman Lab.

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Daily DoGooder: Young@Heart Trailer

See3

Change the world, one video at a time.Young@Heart Trailer | 2:15 Fox Searchlight/Young@Heart Young@Heart, tells the story of a musical ensemble of senior citizens as they prepare for a concert in their Massachusetts hometown. This is not a film about aging gracefully; this is a film about staring old age in the face and singing

Culture in the Cloud: The Case of Community Partners

NTEN

When Community Partners, a now-defunct nonprofit that worked to reform healthcare in Massachusetts, first turned to the Cloud around 2003, staff struggled to accept the internal cultural changes it. An organization working to reform healthcare builds on its own successful Cloud implementation by advocating its benefits for the entire sector.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Kindful

The Highland Street Foundation is committed to addressing the most pressing needs and concerns for children and families in Massachusetts and California. Areas served: Massachusetts, California.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network / Framingham, MA / $225. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences, both large and small, broad and specialized, here in the U.S.

6 Web Tools to Help Small Organizations Thrive

Wild Apricot

Ja-Naé is also CEO of Wild Woman Entrepreneurs, Ja-Naé Ventures, Co-founder of the Massachusetts Artist Leaders Coalition, Founder of The Leaders and author of "How to Start Your Business with $100.".( This is a guest post by Ja-Naé Duane, artist, creative economist, social media strategist and a faculty member at Northeastern University.

What's Really Going on with Events this Season?

NetWits

The article quotes registration results from the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge , a two-day bike trip that requires a $4,200 fund-raising commitment, showing a drop by 10 percent from the same time last year A recent article in the Boston Globe, entitled “Downturn slows elite charity events” has been widely circulated around the event fundraising circles.

Why Every Organization Should Make Sustainability Part of its Mission

Saleforce Nonprofit

From nonprofits like 350.org to educational institutions like University of Massachusetts Amherst , new climate tech startups like BlocPower , and established global brands like Bentley Motors , learn how organizations across these sectors have taken meaningful climate action.

How to Get the Most From the Education Summit

Cloud 4 Good

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: David Perry Excellence in Innovation. For the second year in a row, Salesforce’s Education Summit is being brought to you in a completely virtual environment – allowing for border-breaking networking and learning.

3 membership challenges solved with Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

Here’s an example: Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) already hosts Yankee Dental Congress, one of the top three dental meetings in the U.S. As an association professional, you face a variety of challenges: Acquiring and retaining members. Driving non-dues revenue.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

Previously she worked for the Future of Music Coalition and was a law clerk at Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

What does digital transformation even mean?

Nimble AMS

Like many much-used terms, “digital transformation” is in danger of becoming a buzzword. But the truth is that digital transformation actually means something that’s important to the future of associations. Let’s break this down. What is digital transformation?

Fighting Arts Cuts in Bad Economy With Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the years, I remember some very devastating and painful US government arts funding cuts - from the National Endowment for the Arts to Massachusetts State Arts Council. Arts advocates have always fought back. Here's a social media infused campaign to fight 100% arts budget cut in Ottawa, Canada. You can learn more here

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, The Trustees works to protect the environment in Massachusetts and they geotag themselves in locations throughout the state thus expanding their reach.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

Previously she worked for the Future of Music Coalition and was a law clerk at Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

Areas served: Boston/Massachusetts. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues. If your nonprofit is seeking funding, it’s critical to identify the foundations whose interests and funding priorities align with your own.

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Free Online Course Materials from MIT

Wild Apricot

Did you know that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers free online access to course materials? MIT's OpenCourseWare site is a remarkable resource for self-education — or for developing your own training programs for staff and volunteers, especially in the areas of management and communications.( read more ).

massnonprofit.org ::

AFP Blog

massnonprofit.org ::: "February 8, 2011 — Watertown-based Catalogue for Philanthropy today announced it will launch the Massachusetts Philanthropic Directory, the nation's first complete, systematic, statewide directory of charities, an effort aimed at raising philanthropy “to a new level

[VIDEO] How to Tap Into Gen Y & Z Donors

Bloomerang

We’ve got Dominique Calixte joining us from beautiful Boston, Massachusetts. I mean, anyone from Massachusetts, my home state is a friend of mine. She’s a board member for the YNPN in Boston for the Massachusetts Chapter of Democrats for Education Reform.

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Big Data Era Will Help Mass. Nonprofits Thrive and Tell Their Story

AFP Blog

Nonprofits Thrive and Tell Their Story October 29, 2013 — Nonprofits are at the threshold of a new era in which, using extensive, detailed data and data analysis tools, they will be able to more fully and accurately measure their effectiveness and tell their story to key constituencies, Massachusetts sector leaders were told today massnonprofit.org :: : Big Data Era Will Help Mass.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Department Produces Complete College America’s National STEM Careers Academy

VisionLink

This Academy, the 13th Completion Academy produced for CCA by VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage department over the past five years, included teams from Massachusetts, Idaho, Illinois, Ohio, and the District of Columbia. "Between 1970 and 2009, undergraduate enrollment in the United States more than doubled, while the completion rate has been virtually unchanged.

How To Build Community Using Social Media

CauseVox

U nited Way of Massachusetts Bay ignites action with their blog post , s hared on Facebook. Social media remains a powerful force for nonprofits to communicate with their stakeholders and supporters.

Colleges are going online to crowdsource donations, and they’re raising millions - The Washington Post

AFP Blog

Colleges are going online to crowdsource donations, and they’re raising millions - The Washington Post : "The small liberal arts school in Massachusetts did it without bombarding alumni with phone calls, sending out a batch of mailers or soliciting donations for seats at a gala event.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

4 Trends That Will Redefine Corporate Giving For 2021

Givinga Blog

For instance, in August, Massachusetts’ largest group of tech companies, MassTLC, called on its members to double the percentage of Black and Latinx employees in the state by the end of the decade, as they believed the Mass tech sector does not adequately reflect the diverse population of the state.

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Dyn’s Hackademy provides mobile apps for NH nonprofits | New Hampshire Business

AFP Blog

Dyn’s Hackademy provides mobile apps for NH nonprofits | New Hampshire Business : MANCHESTER — Twenty potential tech company founders, now attending schools in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, assembled last weekend at Dyn to develop mobile apps for six New Hampshire nonprofits.

Less is More: The Dos and Don’ts of Facebook Advertising

Byte Technology

It’s hard to determine whether or not Mark Zuckerberg himself truly envisioned what his simple social media platform would become 12 years after he first launched the site from his college room in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

Previously she worked for the Future of Music Coalition and was a law clerk at Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.