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November WID E-news

The Pulse of Fundraising – November 2020

Pulse of Fundraising
Wondering where to start with End-of-year fundraising? Need a few pointers to freshen up your materials? Look no further! WID has you covered in this month’s pulse of fundraising.



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Faces of WID - November 2020

Cailyn CarrName: Cailyn Carr 

Title & Organization: Development Associate, My Life My Choice 


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WID Announces First Ever Scholarship Program!

Women in Development of Greater Boston is thrilled to announce our first-ever Scholarship Program for the 2021 year.

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Program Recap: “Major Gifts During a Global Pandemic – The Way Forward”

On October 27, 2020, WID brought to light a question that many within the development profession are asking themselves daily. How do we continue moving forward with our major gifts program during a global pandemic? This program, sponsored by CCS Fundraising, gave attendees concrete suggestions from both fundraisers and donors alike, that although much has changed around us, the basics remain. We still need to continue making those asks, reach out to our constituents and building deeper connections with our donor base.

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October WID E-news

Movers and Shakers – October 2020

Congratulations to our member who has recently changed positions:

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Faces of WID - October 2020

Photo of Joyce MacDonald

Name: Joyce MacDonald
Title & Organization: Assistant Director of Development, Women’s Philanthropy, Greater Boston Food Bank


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The Pulse of Fundraising – October 2020

Pulse of Fundraising
The past several months has forced nonprofits to take a deeper look at how they operate, raise funds and keep people engaged in their mission. As we look towards our future, and in the spirit of new beginnings, it’s important to reflect on what we’ve learned, where we can grow and how we can better position ourselves moving forward.
 




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September WID E-News

Introducing our New to the Profession Membership

New to Development? You belong here.

WIDGB has some big news: We created a new, lower-cost membership level for those Women in Development who are new to the field!
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The Pulse of Fundraising – September 2020

Pulse of Fundraising


There’s no doubt about it, this year is anything but ordinary. Wondering how to move forward during a crisis? We have you covered. Check out these tips for successful end of year of fundraising.

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Faces of WID - September 2020

Jessica TelemaqueName: Jessica Telemaque

Title & Organization: Senior Development Officer, Animal Rescue League of Boston


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Movers and Shakers – September 2020

Welcome to our newest members:

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Program Recap: “Small Shop Talk: Inside the World of Small Shop Fundraising”

On July 22, 2020, WID took a deep dive into the “small ponds” of the development world. “Small Shop Talk: Inside the World of Small Shop Fundraising,” one of a series of free summer webinars sponsored by CCS Fundraising, was moderated by Raquel Rosenblatt, Chief Development Officer of The Dimock Center.

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The Pulse of Fundraising – Summer 2020

Pulse of Fundraising
Remember how every summer as a kid you would have a Summer Reading List? Well, this summer is no different!

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Program Recap: “Building Inclusion of People with Disabilities into Your Organization’s Mindset”

Highlights from “Building Inclusion of People with Disabilities into Your Organization’s Mindset” by Rachel Jellinek

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WID’s Annual Meeting Elects 8 New Board Members!

Over 100 attendees joined us on Thursday, June 11, for our reimagined virtual Annual Meeting.  WID’s President, Kellen Epstein, shared an update about the organization’s plans for the future. We also elected our new board members and paid tribute to our retiring board members.

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Program Recap: Fostering a Joyful Work Environment with Guest Speaker Peggy Burns

Headshot Peggy BurnsOver 100 attendees joined us for a webinar with “Joy Ambassador” Peggy Burns, Associate Dean, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education where she discussed the importance of fostering joy to improve employee satisfaction and success in the workplace.

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WID’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Statement

Development is creative work, enriched by the individuality of the professionals advancing the philanthropic community’s myriad missions and services. WID is committed to build, sustain, and celebrate a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) that reflects and enhances this creativity. 

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