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October 21, 2017
EXPERT ADVICE
#GivingTuesday 2017, set for Nov. 28, means that now is the time for your nonprofit to set goals and prepare the tactics that will let your organization successfully use #GivingTuesday to raise funds, build awareness, and enhance its reputation. MORE








October 19, 2017 —Megan's House Foundation, a Lowell nonprofit that provides residential substance abuse treatment services for women 18 – 26 years of age, last week announced that it appointed Kathleen McDonald as executive director, raised $150,000 at its annual gala, and opened a new home for young women recovering from addiction. MORE


October 17, 2017 — St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, a Boston nonprofit that provides programs for women and children who have experienced trauma and are living in poverty, last week announced that it received a $1 million matching grant from Amazon, the largest single corporate gift in its history. MORE


October 16, 2017 — The Boston Foundation last week announced that it has awarded $2,087,428 to 46 Greater Boston nonprofits that span a wide array of areas, from arts and culture and youth to education and workforce development. MORE


October 13, 2017 — The Barr Foundation in Boston this week announced that it has granted $7,065,000 to 33 Massachusetts nonprofits to help develop innovative high school models, revitalize regional arts districts, and strengthen community engagement in clean energy. MORE


October 21, 2017 — Eastern Bank recently announced it has granted $10,000 to each of 131 Massachusetts nonprofits that are committed to helping immigrants succeed, which it described as "an area of great need" across the state. MORE


October 19, 2017 — A larger share of people of color working at Massachusetts nonprofits, compared to their white counterparts, want to lead their organizations, but overwhelmingly feel that boards of directors, which tend to be dominated by whites, don't support the leadership potential of people of color, according to findings from a survey released yesterday. MORE


October 17, 2017 — Saheli, a Burlington-based nonprofit that works against domestic violence and seeks to empower South Asian women and their families in New England to live safe and healthy lives, recently announced that Savitha Rajiv and Nadia Madden have been named co-executive directors. MORE


October 15, 2017 — Project Bread, a nonprofit based in East Boston, which is the only statewide anti-hunger organization in Massachusetts and a national leader in developing solutions for hunger relief and prevention, this week announced that Erin McAleer has been named president. MORE


NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
October 20, 2017 — Community Connections Inc. raises $62K...YMCA of Metro North raises $127K, plans expansion...Nonprofits Invited to apply for grants up to $100K for youth, housing and shelter, and foster care...Executive Service Corps rebrands to Empower Success Corps... Google seeks to share $1B with nonprofits. MORE








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