Nonprofit 411: Strategic Planning…Now?


When COVID-19 entered our lives, many of us reacted with panic and uncertainty. Immediately, nonprofit organizations were faced with some big questions: How will this shift from the business-as-usual impact our clients, our employees, our donors? Will we still be able to deliver quality programs and services? How will this impact our bottom line? All of these are legitimate questions nonprofits are asking themselves, and the answers have resulted in a significant shift in the way many organizations are now operating and delivering services.


Nonprofit 411: What Does Growth Mean for Your Nonprofit Organization?

In my role as a consultant, I work with many organizations as they consider growing…but growing can mean different things to different organizations.


Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions – The New Vocabulary for Social Service Agencies – Providers’ Council


If your organization is like many social service agencies, you are witnessing a transformation from pay-for-performance to value-based reimbursement. Shifts in reimbursement models are aligned with heightened funder expectations of robust customer service, high satisfaction rates, and active stakeholder engagement. 


As seen in: Fortune & Entrepreneur magazines; Pear Associates helps nonprofits define missions and vision.


BBW Member Interview with: Alison Glastein, President, Pear Associates Boston Business Women Blog April 22, 2018


Meet Alison Glastein of Pear Associates in Wellesley
Boston Business Women Blog

June 26, 2018


Upcoming Events

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The Fundamentals of Grant Writing workshop will be on Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30 -10:30 a.m.


Learn the fundamentals of grant writing including clear and concise writing strategies; the who, what, where, when, how, and why; communicating your value proposition and sense of urgency to funders; and matching your program with the funders’ needs. This is the first of a two-part grant writing series. “Advanced Grant Writing Topics” is coming soon and will cover utilizing data to strengthen your case; grant writing by committee (internal/external); aligning the narrative with the budget; and foundation relationships. Both parts will be taught by Alison Glastein Gray, President, Pear Associates LLC. Please join us for this high-demand topic!


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