About Us

Third Sector New England offers a unique and comprehensive mix of capacity-building programs and services for your nonprofit.

Third Sector New England provides management and leadership resources to help nonprofits support healthy, just communities. With a staff of dedicated nonprofit professionals, TSNE is an effective fiscal sponsor, convener, consultant and grantmaker, offering a unique blend of capacity-building programs and services focused on strengthening nonprofits for a deeper impact on the communities they serve.

Founded in 1959 as the Massachusetts Health Research Institute, Third Sector New England has expanded our programs over the past half century to serve nonprofits throughout New England and across the country. Today, we are using new tools and strategies in our work to support our clients and partners, foundations, colleagues working in nonprofit capacity building, and the many others committed to social change.

Our website provides you with information and insights to help you reach your goals and advance your mission. Nonprofits will find publications focused on increasing staff and board diversity; information on executive transition and organizational development; articles to help you learn more about fundraising, fiscal sponsorship, and sound financial management; information on nonprofit management training and opportunities for your nonprofit, foundation or association to partner with Third Sector New England.