The Mel King Institute has been working with the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s College of Professional and Continuing Education to customize a certificate program for nonprofit affordable housing project managers. Introduction to Project Management – Design and Construction Process will start in late September and meet one evening a week for the semester.
The fall program [...]
[ July 9, 2013; ]
Location: The Plymouth Church (87 Edgell Road, Framingham, MA 01701)
Instructors: Diane DeMarco (ESC Consulting) and Judith Kidd (Brookline Community Foundation)
Registration Deadline: July 3, 2013
Growing your organization’s donor-base requires clear and compelling messaging. This training will review a range of fundraising strategies that can be personalized and adapted for your organization’s goals. You will learn to take practical steps [...]
[ June 22, 2013; ]
Instructor: Dana Nottingham, former executive with The Rouse Company and the Walt Disney Company and special appearance by Mel King
Location: Tent City (130 Dartmouth St, Boston)
Registration Deadline: June 14, 2013
This training will provide high school students who are emerging leaders with skills and tools needed to be successful leaders and community builders. These goals are [...]
[ June 25, 2013; ]
Time: 9:30am-11:30am; 9:00am breakfast and networking
Location: Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St, Roxbury, MA)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ted Landsmark, CEO and President of Boston Architectural College
Join us as we highlight our accomplishments of the past year and look toward the future. This will be a time we all stakeholders–funders, CDCs, committee members, training participants, and friends–come together to [...]
[ June 18, 2013; June 20, 2013; ]
Instructors: Allyson Auerbach and Brittany Chen from Health Resources in Action and Ben Wood of MA Department of Public Health.
Join us in partnership with the MA Department of Public Health and Health Resources in Action for a webinar on Health Impact Assessments. During this webinar, participants will learn about:
What are Health Impact Assessments (HIA), including [...]
Let’s congratulate Mel on with the first Urban Farming Lifetime Achievement Award!
See Excerpt from Greg Watson’s Facebook page:
“The opportunity to present my dear friend and mentor Mel King with the first Urban Farming Lifetime Achievement Award this past Saturday at the Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference was one of the greatest honors of my life. Mel [...]
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for metropolitan Boston, seeks a Public Health Manager. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative environment, leading a team of planning and public health specialists to promote healthy living across the region. The Public Health Manager oversees MAPC’s efforts to [...]
The Massachusetts Community and Banking Council seeks its first Executive Director who will charged with leading this reinvigorated nonprofit organization. This dynamic leader will collaborate with an engaged Board of Directors and carry out MCBC’s mission to promote community investment in low and moderate income/underserved neighborhoods. Guided by on an ambitious strategic plan, MCBC is [...]
Excellence in Governance is designed to help responsible community development corporation (CDC) boards become exceptional. Participating organizations explore characteristics of effective board governance and the board’s role in improving organizational health, performance and sustainability. Using a proven, performance-based framework, each participating board will define success and measure its effectiveness in the context of their organization and [...]
Let’s congratulate Mel King on winning the Edward J. Blakely Award!
See the press release below via MIT
Distinguished activist, practitioner, politician, scholar, and long-standing DUSP faculty member Mel King has been named as the inaugural winner of the Edward J. Blakely Award, presented by the Planners of Color Interest Group (POCIG) of the Association of Collegiate Schools of [...]
Attention nonprofits, potential donors and sponsors!
Are you interested in philanthropy? Not sure which organization to donate your money too? Want to learn more about the impact an organization is making on a community?
The Giving Common by The Boston Foundation is the program for you.
The Giving Common is a way for individuals to learn more about [...]
Attention Non-Entitlement Communities!
Do you need help with a community, economic or housing development problem or issue?
Do you want to increase your community’s capacity to carry out community, economic, or housing development projects?
The Peer-to-Peer Program Can Help You.
To apply, send a request letter describing your problem or issue.
DHCD’s Division of Community Services will help you locate a colleague [...]
Application Deadline: August 8, 2012 at 5:00pm
Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellows are part of a unique three-year program offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities. As integral staff members of their host organizations, fellows gain practical experience in site acquisition, site planning, architectural design, financial pro-formas, financing applications and public approvals. Fellows engage in neighborhood planning, helping their [...]
Third Sector New England’s Better Nonprofit Management Training Series provides ongoing learning opportunities specifically designed by and for those within the non-profit sector. The series includes multiple workshops to help non-profit managers, staff, board members and other key stakeholders strengthen general management skills.
Our workshop trainers are leaders in their field and in the non-profit sector, and include international fund-raising expert Simone P. Joyaux, [...]