We will update this resource page daily. If you know of resources specific to Western MA, but don’t see them here, please contact Kelley Bryant.

Support for Nonprofit Leaders

If you lead a nonprofit in Western MA and are looking for strategic advice, Donna Haghighat has offered to share her insight. Contact her at Donna@MyWomensFund.org.

If you lead a nonprofit in the Berkshires and are looking for advice on fundraising strategy or nonprofit governance, Abbie Von Schlegell has offered to share her insight. Contact her at Abbie@AbbieVonSchlegell.com.

Resource Guides

1Berkshire COVID-19 Resources

Beth Kanter’s crowdsourced resource list for nonprofits COVID-19 Resource List

Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition COVID-19 Resources

Caravanserai Project Surviving Coronavirus: Emergency Intervention Guide for Non-Profit and Social Impact Organizations

Chronicle of Philanthropy Responding to the Coronavirus

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Virtual Town Halls

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Coronavirus and Massachusetts Nonprofits

NC Center for Nonprofits Pandemic Resources

Nonprofit Finance Fund COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Philanthropy Massachusetts Disaster and Emergency Relief


The Restoration of Massachusetts’ State Charitable Tax Deduction MA restored the deduction for donations – add this fact to any appeals you make: “Your donation can be deducted from your MA income tax returns thanks to Massachusetts having restored its state charitable deduction at this critical time when charitable donations are down, and service demands are up.

Aspen Leadership Group COVID-19 Resources: How to Reach Your Donors and Volunteers

Marketing for the Modern Nonprofit 5 Tips + 25 Ideas + 3 Tools to Take Your Nonprofit Events Virtual in the Age of the Coronavirus

Swaim Strategies Preparing Your Fundraising Event for a Public Health Crisis

The Chronicle of Philanthropy 4 Ways to Engage Major Donors During the Covid-19 Crisis

The Chronicle of Philanthropy Covid-19, the Economy, and the Nonprofit World: A Virtual Forum

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