Nonprofit Seminars

Highland Street Foundation hosts a nonprofit seminar series to provide an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to network with each other and to offer timely information on topics of interest, provided by industry experts and policy makers.

Past Seminars


Building Relationships in State Government
Featured Panelists:
State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez
Jeff Terry, SVP, Rasky Baerlin Strategic Communications
Ryan Fitzgerald, Chief of Staff, MA Dept. of Children and Families

Nonprofit Forum 
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

Nonprofit Forum
Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III

Key Principles of Fundraising
Presented by:
Karyn Wilson

Building a Compelling Nonprofit Brand
Leslie Kaplan - The Boston Group
Michele Levy - Brand strategy consultant

Building an Effective Public Relations Plan
Ann Carter - Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
Susan Ryan-Vollmar - Influence Consulting

Fundraising and Stakeholder Engagement in the Digital World
Presented by:
Cindy Starr

Beyond Compliance: Data Security Forum
Teresa Belmonte - Hemenway & Barnes
Norman Posner - Samet & Company 
John Newman - Museum of Fine Arts

For more information about upcoming seminars, please contact Noreen McMahon.