Upcoming Training and Events

Mar / 29 / 2018
Grassroots Speaker Series: Black Economic Justice Institute Priscilla Flint-Banks, the co-founder of Black Economic Justice Institute in Dorchester, MA. will talk about the work of their initiative called the Blue Hill Corridor Planning Commission where a group of community stakeholders are working together to stem the tide of gentrification and to have a say in development.
Apr / 3 / 2018
Livestream: Nonprofit Resilience Keynote with Dr. Atyia Martin Join Dr. S. Atyia Martin, CEM, former Chief Resiliency Officer for the City of Boston, as she discusses the intersection of organizational and personal resilience through the lens of racial equality and social justice.
Apr / 5 / 2018
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Apr) (This workshop is sold out) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Apr / 10 / 2018
Grassroots Speaker Series: Asian American Resource Workshop Kevin will be sharing some of the ways AARW has been organizing to fight against Southeast Asian detentions and deportations. 
Apr / 11 / 2018
Fund Development: Donor-Centered Stewardship and Fundraising Fundraising succeeds on knowing our donors well. This workshop emphasizes a donor-centered approach to strengthening a successful nonprofit development program.
Apr / 25 / 2018
Moving Beyond Inclusion: Equity Matters (This workshop is full) How do organizations make the shift from fostering a culture of inclusion to developing policies, practices and processes that embed racial justice and equity in their values and their operations? This workshop invites leaders to develop practices that transform organizations into partners with the communities in which they work and serve.
Apr / 26 / 2018
Managing Chronic Tensions in Your Organization This workshop will explore one of the fundamental roles of nonprofit leaders and managers—holding tensions in ways that are creative, constructive, and ultimately contribute to organizational growth and development. 
May / 3 / 2018
Fund Development: Cultivation and Solicitation A successful fundraising program is as much about knowing your donors as it is about achieving financial goals. Join Anne Peyton, CFRE and Jenn Hayslett for an interactive and engaging day of practice in “listening the gift” and the “art of the ask.” You will learn best practices and develop the skills involved in donor-centered fundraising conversations.
May / 8 / 2018
Finance for Poets Many nonprofit leaders advance in their careers because of their “programmatic” excellence. Too often, however, the nonprofit leader’s career path leaves an “experience gap” when it comes to financial management. If this scenario resonates with you, then this workshop is for you.
May / 17 / 2018
Innovation Through Improvisation What if nonprofits could be more like improv actors? Applying the universal principles of unconditional support and team-based ideation will help bring your messages, mission and services to a new and exciting level.