What it is
massnonprofit news is the premier information and advice resource for nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts.
Whatever its focus, every nonprofit can benefit from learning how other nonprofits solve practical operational and strategic issues. The goal is to share information so that all can flourish. It's the idea behind "Inform. Share. Thrive."
All news posted on massnonprofit news is intended to enable Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to learn how other nonprofits are fulfilling their mission.
Why it's needed
The Massachusetts nonprofit sector is vital and growing, but lacks cost-effective and convenient access to critical information and expert advice. More than half of the more than 25,000 nonprofits in the state were established in the last 15 years, one-fifth of them since 2000. More than 75% have annual incomes of $1 million or less, and 61% have annual incomes under $250,000.
Given limited resources, nonprofits of all sizes need funding to thrive and achieve their missions. But they also need information and tools to enhance their organizational capacity in such key areas as:
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Who it's for
massnonprofit news targets the needs of:
massnonprofit news was developed by Peter Lowy, an independent marketing consultant who has worked with nonprofits and for-profits, after he identified a need for this type of information resource.
He explains: "The idea behind massnonprofit news is embodied in the tagline of the site: Inform. Share. Thrive. By sharing information about the sector, nonprofits will be able to learn how others handle a wide range of issues, regardless of the subsector they're in, and, hopefully, thrive more fully from what they have learned.
"We look to be inclusive. Large and small nonprofits are treated the same. Also, although most nonprofits are clustered in the greater Boston area, we report on nonprofits from Provincetown to Pittsfield."
massnonprofit news is an independent entity and is not affiliated with any organization.
How it works
Visit massnonprofit news any time to learn what's new, tap expert advice, access resources, place help-wanted ads, or find a job. Check out our continually updated news postings, and sign up for your free emailed weekly copy of the Wednesday Report. Service providers can reach job seekers and decision makers at Massachusetts nonprofits through advertising at very competitive rates.
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