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Community Links:

Below are links to other nonprofit organizations and community agencies and resources in the Pioneer Valley for reference purposes. 

For information and referrals on community, human service or government programs, visit: or dial 2-1-1.

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the newspaper of the nonprofit world. It is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.

City of Springfield Department of Development Newsletter
The Office of Planning and Economic Development's mission is to provide community planning services and to manage programs that fulfill on the immediate physical, economic and environmental needs of the city, and to assist in the development of the City's long-term vision for physical, environmental, economic and community development.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
Founded in 1991, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts administers a charitable endowment consisting of approximately 514 separately identified funds ($97 million) serving the three counties bordering the Connecticut River in Western Massachusetts (Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin Counties).

Human Service Forum
The Human Service Forum provides a voice in the Pioneer Valley for human service organizations through leadership, information, advocacy, recognition, public relations and capacity building. 

The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation
The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation (Davis Foundation) is a private family foundation established in 1970 by the late James E. Davis and his mother, the late Irene E. Davis.  The Davis Foundation makes grants in a wide variety of fields in keeping with the legacy of Irene E. Davis and her husband George A. Davis, both of whom were leaders in the support and promotion of cultural, educational, human service and religious organizations throughout Hampden County.

Mass Budget and Policy Center
The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center provides independent research and analysis of state budget and tax policies, as well as economic issues, that affect low- and moderate-income people in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
Nonprofit organizations make tremendous contributions to the quality of life in Massachusetts. But policy-makers, funders, and the public need to hear it loud and clear. In 2007, hundreds of 501(c)(3) and (c)(4) nonprofits statewide began to find their voice and speak as one when MassNonprofitNet launched as the sector's unifying statewide association focusing on advocacy, capacity-building, and public awareness.

Project Homeless Connect

Project Homeless Connect 
is a one-day, one-stop offering of services designed to provide people who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness what they need to move toward housing and stability.

Providers' Council for Caring Communities
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private provider industry.

The NonProfit Times
The NonProfit Times is a business publication for non profit management.

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commision
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) is the legally designated regional planning agency for the Pioneer Valley region in Western Massachusetts. PVPC was organized in 1962 under Massachusetts enabling legislation to serve a planning district comprising 43 member cities and towns and more than 600,000 residents.

United Way Worldwide
United Way is a worldwide network in 45 countries and territories, including nearly 1,300 local organizations in the U.S. It advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all, by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health. The United Way movement creates long lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of problems that prevent progress in these areas. LIVE UNITED is a call to action for everyone to become a part of the change.

Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness
The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness is a regional approach to ending family and individual homelessness that focuses on the “right resources to the right people at the right time.”


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