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What we’re thinking and learning about right now and the news and issues that matter to nonprofits.

Apr 27 2020 | TSNE
In partnership with the Boston Foundation and the Hyams Foundation, TSNE is offering technical assistance to nonprofits seeking funds through the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program, and for human resources issues related to COVID-19. → More
Apr 23 2020 | TSNE
This page provides an overview of the CARES Act loans available to nonprofits, a step-by-step guide to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program, and some clarifications on the PPP loan application itself. → More
Apr 15 2020 | Elaine Ng, CEO and Lori Manzelli, Communications Associate
As the details of the law and the chaos of its implementation unfolded, it became clear that many smaller nonprofits were going to be left out. → More
Mar 26 2020 | TSNE
National Council of Nonprofits discusses what’s in the bill for nonprofits. → More
Tags: covid19
Mar 17 2020 | TSNE
We have been monitoring any and all recommendations and communications from the CDC and the City of Boston to inform our plan of action, while also taking steps to ensure that we are doing all we can to reduce chances of disease transmission at TSNE. → More
Nov 15 2019 | TSNE
Panelists (left to right): Katie Campbell-Simons, Massachusetts Census Equity Fund; Beth Huang, Massachusetts Voter Table; Vatsady Sivongxay, Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy CoalitionWith fewer than six months to “Census Day,” April 1, 2020, it’s time for nonprofits to mobilize to make sure our communities get their fair share of resources and representation. Learn more about how the 2020 Census works and will impact your community and... → More
Tags: Census
Nov 15 2019 | TSNE
Dr. Karilyn Crockett, author of "People before Highways"Karilyn Crockett, PhD, a Lecturer of Public Policy and Urban Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses themes from her new book People before Highways: Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making, a fascinating... → More
Aug 16 2019 | Sandy St. Louis
TSNE welcomed Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley to The Link to discuss her affordable housing platform. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley discussed her affordable housing agenda on Thursday (August 15, 2019) at The Link in Kendall Square. The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce hosted the event with a packed crowd of Millennial and Gen Z constituents. → More
Apr 11 2019 | Patrick Cutrona
Census 2020 Kick-OffOn April 1, exactly one year before “Census Day 2020,” nonprofit and community leaders were joined by elected officials at the East Boston branch of the Boston Public Library for a 2020 Census Kick-Off Event. As many people are already turning their attention... → More
Feb 04 2019 | Lori Manzelli
The Massachusetts Census Equity Fund and Massachusetts Voter Table are beginning to engage communities around the 2020 census. → More

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