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Training for Grant Seekers

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library


The Kirstein Business Library will be conducting  four workshops for grant seekers  starting in May.  All workshops will be on Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30 in Conference Rooms 1 and 2.  No registration is necessary.

  • May 15: Grantseeking Basics–An overview of the grant-seeking process for new grant writers.
  • May 29: Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources–Learn to navigate and use the wide range of resources on the Foundation Center’s newest web site
  • June 5: Proposal Writing Basics–Learn the key components of a proposal to a grant maker.
  • June 26: Introduction to Finding Funders–Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research tool.

Questions about overtime?

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library



Most hourly and salaried employees in Massachusetts must be paid one and one-half times their regular hourly rate for all hours worked over 40 in one week. Professional, executive and administrative employees are exempt from overtime, as are approximately 20 other classifications of workers. Read more »

Need help with your pension?

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

pensionassistnceThe New England Pension Assistance Project, staffed by experienced pension lawyers and pension counselors, helps you understand your rights under pension law and claim the retirement income benefits that you have earned.  The assistance is free of charge to anyone with a pension question or problem, regardless of age, income, or value of the claim.

The New England Pension Assistance Project has been operating for over 19 years and has recovered more than $44 million in pensions earned but not paid. Read more »

Funding Information Network is Coming to Kirstein February 24

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

funding information networkAs of February 24, the Kirstein Business Library will be the Funding Information Network partner for the Boston Public Library. We will provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications, access to the Foundation Center’s databases, and other materials for people and organizations looking for grants.  We will be scheduling public trainings for grant seekers in the near future.

Makin’ a Splash with potential customers

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library, Programs
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Reaching your target customers can be pretty difficult, especially when you have a niche product.  But sometimes the right packaging and product placement can help you better connect with consumers.

Enter: Auckland-based ad agency DraftFCB:

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