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The Seventh Annual Caring Force State House Rally and Lobby Day takes place Tuesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. in the Great Hall.

Legislators seek input on budget; hearings scheduled across Mass.

The Joint Ways & Means Committee has scheduled public hearings around the state to get input on the Fiscal 2019 state budget.

Council defends nonprofits in Globe letter

The Providers' Council was disappointed late last month to read a front-page Boston Globe article maligning the work done by nonprofits. The Globe claimed in a headline on the front page of its Sunday newspaper that "Theft at nonprofits 'shockingly common,'" an assertion that greatly disappointed us.

Nonprofit VOTE webinars will prepare nonprofits for big voting year

In preparation for a significant mid-term election year, Nonprofit VOTE will host a series of webinars to prepare nonprofit organizations to maximize nonpartisan voter registration and voter engagement efforts.

Happy New Year!

We're looking forward to working with you in 2018!

Save the date! Caring Force Rally is April 10

The Seventh Annual Caring Force Rally and State House Lobby Day happens in the middle of budget season.

Student Debt Working Group issues report, employer guide

The Student Debt Working Group brought together leaders from the business community, government, colleges and universities and nonprofits to share new ideas about how to help students and families struggling with loan repayment.

Council, members testify in support of fair pay

The proposed legislation would bring salaries paid to staff of human services provider organization in line with those paid to state workers doing similar jobs.

And the #BroadcastYourLove winner is ...

Convention attendees determined the winner of The Caring Force's Sixth Annual Broadcast Your Love of Human Services Contest.

Outstanding staff, partners honored with Awards of Excellence

The Providers' Council recognized 13 individuals and organizations that have made notable impacts in the Massachusetts human services sector during the last year.

Council’s convention draws 1,200 to celebrate diverse sector

The day featured remarks from Gov. Charlie Baker, EOHHS Sec. Marylou Sudders and a keynote speech from Steve Pemberton.

Broadcast Your Love Contest finalists announced

The top three photos in the sixth annual Caring Force contest come from Bridgewell, Bristol Elder Services and Doc Wayne Youth Services.

Marketing campaign boosting traffic on Jobs With Heart

Job views and "Apply" clicks are surging on new jobs board, led by social media ad, MBTA ads.

Recent ruling invalidates DOL OT change; comments sought

A federal ruled the Overtime Final Rule invalid, but nonprofits are encouraged to submit comments as to what changes should be implemented.

Governor Charlie Baker to attend Annual Convention & Expo

Today, we're also thrilled to announce that Governor Charlie Baker will join us at the largest convening of human services professionals in the Northeast and address the more than 1,100 convention attendees during the day's lunch program.

Upcoming 2017 voter registration deadlines

The Providers' Council encourages members and all nonprofits to actively participate in voter registration activities.

National Council releases survey on government grant reforms

A few years ago, the federal government adopted grants reforms designed in part to improve the way governments at all levels treat nonprofits that perform services on their behalf. Notably, the reforms, known as the OMB Uniform Guidance, provide that nonprofits are entitled to be reimbursed by state and local governments for some or all of their indirect costs when federal money is in the funding stream.

Labor Department Reopens White-Collar Salary Exemption for Comments

Dormant since late last fall, the Labor Department has reopened the move to increase the overtime exemption that would extend OT pay to millions of workers, including those at nonprofits.

Council, members testify in support of loan repayment bill

The loan repayment legislation - H.116 and S.42 - would help low-paid human services workers alleviate some of their student loan debt.

University Panel brings together providers, educators

The roundtable event hosted by the Providers' Council and Human Service Forum focused on creating successful internship programs to help attract future employees.

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