Leading Change. Transforming Communities.

Fund for Nonprofit Excellence Recent Grants

Consultant Jay Vogt giving a presentation on strategic plans.
Fund for Nonprofit Excellence Recent Grants

2015 Grant Awards

Arlington Community Trabajando

To prepare ACT Lawrence for a new strategic direction.

Backyard Growers

To develop a strategic plan.

Beverly Children's Learning Center, Inc

To hire a consultant to strengthen the Board.

Bread & Roses Housing

To support leadership training and professional development for the newly appointed Executive Director.

Gloucester Education Foundation

Board Consulting.

Groundwork Lawrence

To hire a consultant.

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center

To support planning for leadership and program transitions.

Lynn Economic Opportunity, Inc.

A consultant to lead three day board workshops for leadership transition.

North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc.

To expand fundraising capacity and upgrade IT infrastructure.

North Shore Community Development Coalition

To research administrative platform for programming.

Salem Education Foundation

To hire a consultant.

The Gloucester Adventure Inc.

IT infrastructure.

The Plummer Home for Boys

Creation of a new Strategic Tech Plan.

YWCA of Greater Lawrence, Inc.

To hire a consultant to improve internal communication during leadership transition.
 

2014 Grant Awards

Arlington Community Trabajando

To focus on board development and organization.

BOAT CAMP Nature School

To support a board advance.

Bread and Roses

To hire a consultant to enhance education for the Board on roles and responsibilities

Building Bridges through Music, Inc

To support a weekend retreat that will focus on board development.

Communities Together, Inc.

To provide coaching to a new Executive Director.

Haven From Hunger

To hire a consultant to train, educate and recruit Board members.

Jericho Road Lawrence

To support the Cultural Inclusion program to increase minority leadership roles on nonprofit boards in Lawrence.

Lynn Community Connections Coalition

To recruit and develop a diverse board.

Merrimack Valley Community Music School, Inc.

To increase the number of board members and also increase board education.

Music at Eden's Edge

To hire a consultant to help develop a board recruitment process.

My Brother's Table

To improve board and staff orientation and to educate board and staff members.

Neighbors In Need

To hire a faciliator to asssit with leadership transition and board growth.

North Shore Health Project

To help orient new board members, clarify roles and set goals for the future.

North Suburban Jewish Community Center

To provide assistance with board development and succession planning.

Salem Athenaeum

To increase the effectiveness of the Board's leadership and planning skills.

Sargent House Museum

To build board capacity and educate members through a video that addresses board roles and responsibilites.

Scleroderma Foundation New England

To rebuild the Board of Directors

The Hugh Doyle Resource Center, Inc.

To develop the capacity of the board including setting goals and buidling skills and setting an action plan.

Wenham Museum

To help the board create clarity, set priorities, and maintain cohesiveness across programs.
 

2013 Grant Awards

Acting Out! Theater Company
BOAT CAMP Nature School
Cape Ann Art Haven
Cape Ann Symphony Orchestra
Danvers Historical Society Glen Magna
Essex Chamber Music Players
Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum
Hamilton Wenham Education Fund
Ipswich River Watershed Association
Methuen Arlington Neighborhood
Music at Eden's Edge
Newburyport Art Association
North Shore Community Action Programs
North Shore Community Development Coalition
North Shore Community Mediation Program
Our Neighbor's Table
The Hugh J. Doyle Resource Center
Trinity Episcopal Church

2012 Grant Awards

Andover Historical Society

To fund a comprehensive development plan.

Firehouse Center for the Arts

To hire a consultant to identify goals and clarify organizational structure.

Journeys of Hope, Inc.

To hire a consultant to develop outcome measurements.

My Brother's Table

To develop a strategic plan.

North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc.

Website redesign for Salem Cyberspace.

Rocky Neck Art Colony

Consulting services to assist the Art Colony's leadership to build capacity.

Salem Sound Coastwatch

To create a solid fundraising plan and develop staff skills.

Salem Theatre Company

To hire a consultant to help create a comprehensive development plan.

Service Dog Project, Inc.

Staff Training to develop marketing and accounting skills.

Team Haverhill

To hire a consultant to facilitate four meetings and coach key staff.

Tri-Town Council

To hire a consultant to assess impact and needs of the Coalition, and develop a Central Office Staff Manual.

Wenham Museum

To hire a consultant to develop a plan for a Comprehensive Advancement Program.
 

2011 Grant Awards

Asian Center of Merrimack Valley

To develop a strategic plan.

Beverly Historical Society Inc.

To redesign website and establish online donation and membership capabilities.

Community Giving Tree

To redesign website.

Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center

To develop a new website.

Haven From Hunger

To create marketing materials and develop website.

Ipswich River Watershed Association

To hire a consultant to assist with executive director transition, board development and staff training.

Jericho Road Project

To support marketing and database updates.

North Shore Community Development Coalition

To fund consultants to assist with the merger of Salem Harbor CDC and Beverly Affordable Housing Coalition.

Whale Center of New England

To create a strategic plan.

 

010 Grant Awards

Cape Ann Art Haven

Fiscal Management Assistance.

Creative Living

Creative Living Website Redesign Project.

Music at Eden's Edge

To develop a Social Media Plan.

Notre Dame Education Center

To develop a strategic plan.

Salem Theatre Company

To develop a strategic plan.

 

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