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August 18, 2017
By following a few time-proven steps, nonprofit leaders can recruit and retain long-term, valuable volunteers – people who will take responsibility for the organization and play an important role in its success. MORE

August 14, 2017 — Total spending on community benefit programs by nonprofit hospitals serving the North Shore dropped by about 25% over the last five years, although they are required to spend on such programs in order to maintain their nonprofit status, according to a recently completed review. MORE

August 12, 2017 — The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, based in Springfield, yesterday announced it awarded $768,500 to 45 organizations serving the Pioneer Valley relating to arts and culture, economic development, education, the environment, health, housing, and human services. MORE

August 11, 2017 — Nonprofits that provide health care on the North Shore and Cape Cod are experiencing more of the turmoil that continues to roll through the health sector, with a strike threatened at one, a chief executive dismissed from a second, and a move to cut dozens of workers at a third. MORE

August 8, 2017 — Project Place 50th anniversary gala raises $1.3M...Athletic events on track to raise millions for Dana-Farber...Nonprofit employers avoid onerous health care assessment...Theater Offensive chosen for national arts equity initiative, gets $50K. MORE

August 17, 2017 — A Boston nonprofit recently received a $50,000 grant to provide legal services to refugees and immigrants looking to settle in Massachusetts, while an annual fundraising event on Cape Cod generated more than $60,000 to assist local military families and veterans. MORE

August 13, 2017 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation this week announced it has awarded $342,000 to five Worcester nonprofits that provide a broad range of behavioral and mental health services. MORE

August 11, 2017 — The Cape Playhouse, a Dennis nonprofit that has been providing live theatrical performances for 90 years, announced that its recently held annual gala raised $60,000. MORE

August 10, 2017 — Massachusetts nonprofits that provide services or support to residents within Boston or are located within Boston and provide services outside of Boston have an opportunity to apply for their organization’s domain name on .boston. MORE

August 15, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Club of Taunton recently received a corporate donation to support renovation of its facility, while Catholic Charities in Boston received a corporate gift to support training, tutoring, and mentoring programs. MORE

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