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June 22, 2017
EXPERT ADVICE
Despite the best intentions to give careful thought to important decisions, many nonprofits feel pressured to make decisions fast, due to strapped resources, the inability to get the right people around the table, or simply not allocating enough time for needed discussions. MORE








June 22, 2017 — Social Finance, a Boston nonprofit that is spearheading a new approach to financing nonprofits that aim to solve pervasive social problems, recently announced it has raised $12.43 million to fund services to be provided by Jewish Vocational Service, a Boston-based nonprofit provider of social, to help limited English speakers in Greater Boston. MORE


June 19, 2017 — Arts and culture nonprofits across Massachusetts recently received $9.3 million in new awards from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, bringing total cultural sector funding to more than $100 million since the fund was established 10 years ago. MORE


June 17, 2017 — The Boston Foundation this week announced that it has granted more than $1 million to 22 Boston area nonprofits that focus on education, the arts, housing, health, and workforce development. MORE


June 15, 2017 — Womenade Boston, a Boston-based giving circle comprised of women leaders that raises awareness and funds for programs which positively impact the lives of women and teen girls in the Boston area, this week awarded $102,500 to five area nonprofits. MORE


June 22, 2017 — Tufts Health Plan Foundation recently announced that it awarded $1,199,214 to 15 Massachusetts nonprofits that advance age-friendly policies and practices that are relevant, focus on older adults, and include them in community solutions. MORE


June 18, 2017 — Partners HealthCare At Home raised $660,000 through its 24th Annual Tee-Off Golf Tournament, while Merrimack Repertory Theatre raised $100,398 at its Set the Stage Celebration, the most it has ever raised for its education offerings. MORE


June 16, 2017 — Community Music Center of Boston, a nonprofit music school based in Boston that provides instruction to students of all backgrounds and all ages, recently announced that it has named Lecolion Washington as its next executive director following a national search. MORE


June 15, 2017 — Cardinal Cushing Centers in Hanover, a nonprofit that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this week announced that its annual gala, held in connection with its seventieth anniversary, raised $430,000, exceeding its goal by $30,000. MORE


June 20, 2017 — Charitable giving from individuals, foundations, and corporations all increased last year, while gifts by estates decreased sharply, according to a newly completed analysis from the Giving USA Foundation. MORE








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