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Council testifies on legislation to cover indirect costs for nonprofit contracts

Council testifies on legislation to cover indirect costs for nonprofit contracts

On Wednesday, the Council offered testimony in support of House Bill 3241, An Act enhancing the effectiveness of nonprofits’ core mission work through full cost funding, legislation that would bring the Commonwealth into conformity with the federal rules under which it must comply and extend the same set of cost principles to all government grants

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Check out the Council’s Celebrating Juneteenth resource page

Check out the Council’s Celebrating Juneteenth resource page

Explore the Council’s new  Celebrating Juneteenth resources page  to find resources, events and other opportunities to recognize and celebrate the Juneteenth holiday. Now an official holiday in the state of Massachusetts, this annual event commemorates the June 19, 1865 notification to enslaved people in Texas that slavery had ended two years earlier in the United

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New PSA from WCVB recognizing human services workers unveiled at 10th Annual Caring Force Rally

New PSA from WCVB recognizing human services workers unveiled at 10th Annual Caring Force Rally

The Providers’ Council and WCVB-TV partnered on a new public service announcement that recognizes the incredible efforts of community-based human services workers who fill more than 180,000 jobs across the Commonwealth. “Human service workers provide critical care for the people in the Commonwealth,” notes Chronicle co-anchor Shayna Seymour, a past host of the Council’s Peer Provider Awards. “Let’s recognize human services

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Senate Ways & Means proposes $47.6B FY ’22 budget; maintains $79 million in Chapter 257 Rate Reserve and CIES funding floor

Senate Ways & Means proposes $47.6B FY ’22 budget; maintains $79 million in Chapter 257 Rate Reserve and CIES funding floor

The Senate Ways & Means Committee this afternoon released a $47.6 billion FY ’22 budget proposal that includes a $79 million Chapter 257 Rate Reserve and other investments in human services programs, including a childcare tax credit and COVID-recovery funds for school districts. The Senate budget plan calls for a $1.2 billion spending increase, or 2.6 percent more than the

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Register to join today! The Tenth Annual Caring Force Rally is next Friday, May 14 via Zoom

Register to join today! The Tenth Annual Caring Force Rally is next Friday, May 14 via Zoom

Don’t miss the 10th Annual Caring Force Rally, next Friday, May 14 at 10 a.m. via Zoom. Hosted by The Caring Force, a grassroots advocacy initiative with more than 28,000 members across the state, the planned May 14 event includes legislators, direct care workers, clients, consumers, family members, board members and human service executives. Please

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Don’t miss the How to Hire a Consultant webinar on May 6 !

Don’t miss the How to Hire a Consultant webinar on May 6 !

Don’t miss our upcoming new webinar, How to Hire a Consultant, this Thursday, May 6 at 10 a.m.  via Zoom. The Council, in partnership with Philanthropy Massachusetts, will present the session, hosted by Kristen McCormack, James E. Freeman Lecturer in Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business Ranging from providing a ‘pair of hands’ for a

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The April issue of The Provider is out!

The April issue of The Provider is out!

This month, we have updates on the TCF’s Essential Workers campaign and statewide billboard placement, news on how the American Rescue Plan could affect your organization and a call for applications for the Council’s graduate certificate program in partnership with Suffolk University.  Download your version here. In this edition you’ll also find: Commentary from Rep. Sally

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