Friday, February 11, 2022

Hey #MANonprofits - Struggling to find and keep workers? This webinar is just for you!

 "Hey #MANonprofits - Struggling to find and keep workers? Join @MA_NonprofitNet and the MA Community Foundation Partnership for a webinar on March 9.  

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Hey #MANonprofits - Struggling to find and keep workers? webinar just for you!
Hey #MANonprofits - Struggling to find and keep workers? webinar just for you!

Monday, February 7, 2022

Community Action Now - #FranklinCAN meet to plan - Feb 23, 2022 - 7 PM

New year, new initiative.

The FANN steering committee came up with the #FranklinCAN(fill in the blanks) concept shared here recently. We'll have a scheduled a session on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022 to review the details around the concept.

  • If you have questions on on to use the #Franklin CAN for your group, this is the place to get them answered.
  • If you have an idea on what'll you'll do with it, this is the place to start sharing it. Let's get it on the calendar so other can help spread the word.

Meeting info:

Topic: FANN - Community Action Now - Franklin CAN
Time: Feb 23, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
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Community Action Now - #FranklinCAN meet to plan - Feb 23, 2022
Community Action Now - #FranklinCAN meet to plan - Feb 23, 2022 - 7 PM

Philanthropy, MA: Building a Planned and Deferred Giving Program at No Cost (register now for webinar 2/09/22)

 Philanthropy_MA (@Philanthropy_MA) tweeted on Mon, Feb 07, 2022:

Nonprofits! It's not too late to register for Wednesday's workshop on Building a Planned and Deferred Giving Program at No Cost. Learn from field expert Chuck Gordon and make this sustainable funding source a reality for your organization.

First Universalist Society in Franklin - open position for "Church Operations and Communications Manager"

Church Operations and Communications Manager

The Church Operations and Communications Manager supports the mission and goals of FUSF, a Vibrant, Energetic, and liberal congregation, by providing leadership and professional expertise to a broad variety of functions necessary for the effective planning and day-to-day operation of the church. The incumbent has broad responsibilities across the entire operation. Reporting to the Minister, the Church Operations and Communications Manager works with other staff, church officers, boards, committees/teams, and volunteer leaders in all facets of this process from visioning to implementation.

The Church Operations and Communication Manager’s primary roles encompass:
Internal Communications including
o handling email, phone and in person inquiries,
o manage and update communication tools and serve as the primary resource for congregants using these tools including Google G-Suite, email addresses, Breeze database and Mailchimp,
o Coordinate, edit, update, create, and deliver the: Google calendar, and E-Newsletter,
o supporting the internal congregation and operations structure and being the initial entrance point into the church.
External Communications responsible for our Website, and social media campaign execution and administration.
Church Office Management including Clerical Support
Bookkeeping including account updating and reconciliation via QuickBooks
Support Building and Facilities Management, including custodial supervision.

Must possess excellent interpersonal, listening, verbal and written communication skills; be technically proficient with many office and communication tools, be independent, self-motivated, and reliable, be well organized, detail oriented and able to multitask all with a friendly smile.

The position has a competitive salary, generous benefits, and 4 weeks of paid vacation during the summer.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

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Monday, January 31, 2022

MetroWest Visitors Bureau Announces Mini Grant Program

The MetroWest Visitors Bureau (MWVB) announced today that their annual mini grant program is now accepting applications. Designed for marketing projects that will promote tourism in MetroWest, mini grants are available for funds up to $5,000 each. The MWVB will consider applications for projects devoted to marketing a MetroWest event, attraction, business, service, or cultural or recreational offering. 

The applicant does not need to be a 501(c)3 charitable organization, but must be based in one of the 19 towns that comprise MetroWest or be devoted to attracting potential visitors to those 19 towns.

Eligible projects include brochures, print or online advertising, social media, websites, apps, and other print materials. The marketing project must be targeted, at least partially, at potential visitors who live more than 50 miles from the event or business location. 

Grant applications can be submitted at and will be reviewed on a rolling basis from now until April 1. Awarded grant funds must be spent prior to June 30, 2022. 

For questions, or to discuss your project idea prior to submitting an application, please contact MWVB Executive Director Erin Lynch at

The MetroWest Visitors Bureau promotes travel and tourism throughout the 19 towns of the MetroWest region: Ashland, Bellingham, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, and Westborough. For more information, please visit the MWVB website at

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MetroWest Visitors Bureau Announces Mini Grant Program
MetroWest Visitors Bureau Announces Mini Grant Program