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July 20, 2019
It’s tempting and convenient to solicit your organization’s staff and volunteers, but these two critical groups are in very different positions, so they can’t be treated alike in terms of asking for money. MORE

July 19, 2019 — Urban Edge, a community development nonprofit that aims to strengthen communities and families in the Boston neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, today announced the appointment of Emilio Dorcely as its chief executive officer. MORE

July 18, 2019 — The Community Foundation for Nantucket, based in Nantucket, yesterday announced it has awarded $174,000 to 19 nonprofits that are working to address the island's greatest needs, including affordable housing initiatives, behavioral health, child enrichment, education, health, nutrition, diversity, and elder well-being. MORE

July 13, 2019 —The Brien Center in Pittsfield, a nonprofit that provides integrated behavioral care to children, adolescents, adults, and families, recently appointed Craig Smith as its director of development. MORE

July 11, 2019 — The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, based in Springfield, today announced it recently awarded $976,400 to 57 area nonprofit organizations to address community needs in arts and culture, education, the environment, health, housing, and human services. MORE

July 18, 2019 — The executive director and two program managers at Craig's Doors, a nonprofit based in Amherst that provides emergency housing and related services, this week announced they will resign, leaving the organization without any full-time staff, due to a dispute with the board over needed resources. MORE

July 15, 2019 — The Dimock Center, a nonprofit located in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood that provides low cost health and human services, today announced that Myechia Minter-Jordan, its president and chief executive officer, will step down after serving six years in the job. MORE

July 12, 2019 — A newly completed national study on the current state and near term expectations of philanthropic organizations found that, among other things, collaboration increasingly will be key to the success of nonprofits, as will much more sophisticated use of technology. MORE

July 11, 2019 — Nonprofits accounted for nearly 18% of all jobs in Massachusetts and $36.1 billion in wages in 2017, yielding the most current picture of the nonprofit sector's economic impact in Massachusetts, the state's nonprofit trade association, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, reported yesterday. MORE

July 16, 2019 — Nonprofits share in $332K for summer jobs for young people... Gr. Worcester Community Foundation accepting grant applications... World Music/CRASHarts renames to Global Arts Live... GreenLight Fund board expands. MORE

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