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June 27, 2019
Nonprofit organizations need to maintain their focus while seizing opportunities, and a strategic plan allows them to do that by identifying key issues, setting priorities, and developing action plans to tackle issues. MORE

June 24, 2019 — The Boston Foundation recently announced it has awarded $2,926,988 in grants to 64 Greater Boston nonprofits that address a wide range of issues, including education, family support, healing, health, homelessness, housing, legal services, mentoring, and youth entrepreneurship. MORE

June 21, 2019 — The Tufts Health Plan Foundation, based in Watertown, earlier this week announced that it has awarded $1,345,270 to 10 Massachusetts nonprofits that are promoting cross-sector collaboration, expanding engagement of older people, advancing improvements to support the health and well-being of older people, and addressing the social determinants of health. MORE

June 20, 2019 — The Kennedy-Donovan Center, a Foxboro-based nonprofit that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities in eastern Massachusetts, recently announced that it raised a record-setting $215,000 at its fiftieth anniversary gala. MORE

June 9, 2019 — Nonprofits concerned about the future of fundraising may take heart from a recent analysis that found Millennial entrepreneurs are the most highly engaged and committed to philanthropy, compared with their Baby Boomer and Gen X counterparts, with nearly half saying charitable giving is a critical piece of who they are. MORE

June 23, 2019 — The MetroWest Health Foundation, based in Framingham, recently announced that it awarded $657,743 to 13 area nonprofits, funding designed to help organizations accomplish projects that improve the health and well-being of residents and communities in the MetroWest region. MORE

June 21, 2019 — The Essex County Community Foundation, based in Danvers, recently announced it awarded $90,000 to 15 Essex County nonprofits battling hunger and homelessness in the region. MORE

June 20, 2019 — A newly issued report that shows donations to American charities last year dropped 1.7%, on an inflation-adjusted basis, is, according to a prominent Massachusetts nonprofit leader, "bad news for the people served by nonprofits." MORE

June 10, 2019 — YMCA of Greater Boston names chief development officer... Health Foundation of Central Mass. invites nonprofits to seek grant funding. MORE

June 25, 2019 — Foundation for MetroWest announces $35K in grants to 10 Lexington nonprofits... Cape Cod Foundation grants funds for entrepreneurship and LGBTQ issues... United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley president/CEO to retire. MORE

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