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Welcome to the Western Massachusetts Chapter

The Western Massachusetts Chapter has been providing fundraising professionals in our region with educational, networking, and professional advancement opportunities since 1994.

The Western Massachusetts Chapter serves fundraising professionals throughout Western Massachusetts including Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire counties. Professionals from outside of our region are also welcome to join and attend meetings.


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Apr 30 - Associate Director, Individual Giving
Harvard University is seeking an Associate Director, Individual Giving. ... more >
Apr 30 - PJ Goes to School Educator
PJ Goes to School, a division of PJ Library, is seeking a dynamic, sharp, self-directed educator with knowledge of early childhood and Jewish education to provide professional development, teacher coaching, and create curricular resources to work with the PJ Goes to School initiative. ... more >
Apr 30 - Development and Capital Campaign Associate
Provide administrative support of the School’s capital campaign, support the School’s annual fundraising programs, spearhead alumni outreach, and plan several annual community events. ... more >
Apr 27 - Executive Director
Overview: WillPower Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is provide financial support that empowers Western Massachusetts families and individuals with different abilities to meet their unique needs. The Board of Directors seeks a part-time Executive Director to oversee all aspects of the Foundation’s operations. ... more >
Apr 27 - Development Officer
This full-time position at the Connecticut Historical Society is an opportunity to raise funds from individuals, corporations and other organizations under the mentorship of the Chief Development Officer. ... more >
Apr 29 - Top Ten (Week of April 29, 2015): Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo—How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference
(April 29, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the nonprofit skills you’ll ned in 2020; how to make hashtags work for you; what to know about mid-level donors; fundraising in a post-Ice Bucket Challenge environment; and more! ... more >
Apr 29 - Canada: Federal Budget Includes Key Giving, Charity Provisions Pushed by Charities, Fundraisers
(April 29, 2015) AFP is pleased to see one of its key legislative priorities—a capital gains tax exemption for gifts of private shares and real estate—included in the 2015 federal budget. Learn more. ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >