As summer days get shorter, the intensity of our fall schedule lies ahead. Get prepared! In September, our  Nonprofit Executive RoundTable (NET) will convene for the first of ten sessions. The first cohort in our facilitated peer-coaching group filled up quickly but if there is sufficient interest, we will add a second. B uild demand for a second group by  submitting your application for the current waiting list. We know, it is lonely at the top.

I am pleased to announce three free ESC workshops at Liberty Mutual on October 13, November 3 and in early December. The 90 minute programs will focus on the topics of Outcomes Measurement, Fundraising, and Marketing respectively. Be on the lookout for more information including how to register for these workshops soon.

Last, as your staff and board come together in the fall to look at the year ahead as well as three to five years ahead, you may find issues which ESC could help you address. For 34 years and counting, our generous underwriters and our 150 strong consultants have made ESC a trusted nonprofit resource for leadership support and practical, affordable consulting to nonprofits. We look forward to hearing from you whether your concerns are large or small.

Have a wonderful rest of your summer. I hope you are finding ways to beat the heat!

Best wishes,

Julie Crockford
Executive Director,  ESC of New England
jcrockford@escne.org  617-357-5550 x 208
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Michael Phelps Offers An Encore Career Lesson For Us
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"None of us will ever be able to do what Michael Phelps has in the pool. But we can follow in his scissor kicks in life." 

At Crossroads, paths are found
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A great story on a great organization! ESC is proud to have worked with Crossroads and helped them grow!

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In this collection of articles from the Chronicle, the topic of appealing to donors of a variety of races and ethnicities. 

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ESC's Discovering What's Next Program Director David Guydan speaks on his encore career as a nonprofit professional in this column on retiring with purpose.
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Discovering What's Next Workshops

We are excited for our Discovering What's Next program upcoming workshop offerings in communities around Massachusetts! 

Billerica residents, join us on 9/15 for Discover Your Encore! Learn more  here.
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