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You are invited to attend our upcoming Boston’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Program: A Fair Deal for Boston Residents? Initial report findings release and community planning meeting!
We are faith-based, community, student, and labor organizations concerned with the role the wealthiest nonprofit institutions in our city and the efficacy of the city’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Program. Together we are working to review the current program and to advocate for a more robust, inclusive PILOT program. Our report’s findings are the first step in our advocacy. Please join us:
Tom Callahan, Executive Director, MAHA
Lydia Lowe, Executive Director, Chinatown Land Trust
Lisa Owens, Executive Director, City Life/Vida Urbana
Jessica Tang, President, Boston Teachers Union
Aaron Tanaka, Executive Director, Center for Economic Democracy
Danielle Williams, MCAN
Lew Finfer, Co-Director, MCAN
Please RSVP with Enid Eckstein at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you attend or lead meetings that fail to achieve meeting or project goals? This day-long Meeting Facilitation workshop will introduce participants to effective meeting preparation, including outreach and engagement strategies, meeting facilitation skills, and how to follow-up for success. Workshop participants will have an opportunity to test their meeting facilitation skills in a supportive, learning environment.
MPHA’s Awards Breakfast is the signature event of the year for the public health community to come together and salute our partners, celebrate our accomplishments, reconnect with colleagues and energize ourselves for the advocacy we do to promote social justice and reduce health inequity. We are honored to be awarding these four public health champions.
Building on the success of previous events, the Intentional Endowments Network will host a Community Impact Investing Roundtable focused on opportunities for place-based investing. The Roundtable will convene endowment decision-makers and stakeholders from institutions interested in enhancing their leadership on sustainable investing.
As colleges, universities are often anchor institutions in their communities, the concept of place-based, community impact investing is a compelling prospect. In addition to generating acceptable financial returns for the endowment, such investments have the potential for many ancillary benefits. Because they support a more prosperous and thriving local community they can help improve “town-gown” relationships, lower crime rates, enhance safety, and attract students, faculty, and staff.
All Dorchester residents, providers, organizations, and community members are invited to join the Dorchester CARES Coalition to be a voice of change in the community. It provides to the opportunity to network with neighbors, exchange resources, and build partnerships. Free dinner and childcare is provided if RSVP to Tara Register.
Are you a leader of an existing nonprofit organization or have an interest in creating a new one? Do you have questions and concerns about incorporating and/or filing for tax-exempt status? All nonprofit start-ups are invited to attend this legal seminar for nonprofits, led by experienced nonprofit attorneys. At this group session, we will assist your organization in understanding the complicated processes of formalizing a nonprofit in Massachusetts by addressing questions regarding:
- For-Profit or Not-for-Profit?
- What is a Not-for-Profit?
- Incorporating & Structuring the Not-for-Profit
- The option of Fiscal Sponsorship
- State Reporting & Regulation
- Federal Tax Exemption
- Ongoing IRS Reporting & Regulations