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September 24, 2017
With the growing acceptance of nonprofit mergers, it is worth exploring the hidden financial and administrative complexities that often are not anticipated by either party until deadlines draw near – and sometimes even later. MORE

September 26, 2017 — Smaller Massachusetts nonprofits may have to work harder this year to raise funds—meaning seeking more gifts from individuals who are likely to make smaller average donations—if findings from a recently completed study of nonprofits nationally hold up for the Bay State. MORE

September 23, 2017 — Nearly nine out of 10 nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts, and elsewhere in southern New England, offer some type of insurance benefits to their employees, at an average cost to the organization of $713 per employee, per month, according to a recently completed survey. MORE

September 21, 2017 — The Alray Scholars Program, a Boston-based nonprofit that helps students who have left college complete their educations, recently announced it has named Janet Altman as its first executive director. MORE

September 18, 2017 — Nonprofit boards are starting to embrace their roles as advocates for their missions, but are not taking action to increase racial and ethnic diversity, a recently completed national survey that examined trends on nonprofit board practices and performance has concluded. MORE

September 24, 2017 — Seven Massachusetts nonprofits ranked among the top corporate contributors to Massachusetts-based charitable organizations last year, according to a recently published listing of the largest corporate supporters in the Bay State. MORE

September 22, 2017 — The Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England, a Milford nonprofit that provides educational and social programming for children, teens, and adults living with Spina Bifida, as well as their parents and families, this week announced that Andrew Vacca has been appointed executive director. MORE

September 21, 2017 — The Berkshire Museum, a Pittsfield nonprofit founded more than a century ago that announced plans in July to sell 40 artworks to help generate $60 million to stabilize its finances, has sparked the ire of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a major source of grant funding across the state. MORE

September 19, 2017 — Greater Boston Food Bank gets donation for distribution trucks...Boston nonprofits focused on children receive grants...Rewarding Work Resources gets technology grant...Greater Worcester Community Foundation awards grants for Brookfield residents... Greater Lowell Community Foundation issues call for grant applications. MORE

September 25, 2017 — Greater Worcester Community Foundation to offer free workshops for nonprofits...Massachusetts nonprofits invited to apply to Nonprofit Learning Institute...New England Patriots Foundation launches new fundraising initiatives... Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership is now Metro Housing|Boston. MORE

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