Center for Philanthropy Education

Our investment in local nonprofits goes beyond grantmaking. We offer educational and networking opportunities at no cost that help nonprofit leaders, board members, staff, and volunteers to think and operate strategically, effectively, and inclusively.

MetroWest Nonprofit Board Match

The 2023 Nonprofit Board Matching program is now recruiting corporate leaders looking to join a board as well as nonprofit organizations who are actively seeking board members.  Over the past two years, participants have been matched at excellent organizations, including: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/MetroWest; Bellforge Arts Center; Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest; Circle of Hope; Doc Wayne Youth Services; Hopkinton Center for the Arts; One Family Inc; REACH Beyond Domestic Violence; Waltham Partnership for Youth; and the YMCA Waltham.

Interested participants and nonprofits should reach out to us at [email protected] for more information.

Additional programming:

  • In 2023, we are launching a cohort learning series to support nonprofit Executive Directors.  If you are an ED looking for training or support, please reach out to us at [email protected]
  • Our 10-session Emerging Leaders program provides new skills to help emerging leaders be more strategic and effective–and expand their network.  Read about our recent Emerging Leaders Academy cohort.
  • We host a variety of events and workshops. Stay up to date by subscribing to our eNewsletter.

If you have questions about which programs may be right for your organization or if you have an idea for a workshop please contact the Program team.

A special thank you to Carol and Jack O’Neil and Middlesex Savings Bank for their support of our Center for Philanthropy Education.

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