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May 26, 2018
Learning how to be a nonprofit board member is similar to parenting: most people learn on the job. For those already serving, or thinking about serving, on a nonprofit board, How to Make Your Board Dramatically More Effective, Starting Today offers practical insight and guidance. MORE

May 25, 2018 — United South End Settlements, a community advocacy and services organization that serves Boston’s South End and Lower Roxbury neighborhoods, announced that it raised $425,000 at its recent gala, setting a fundraising record for the annual event. MORE

May 24, 2018 — The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, a nonprofit, human rights organization based in Cambridge that works throughout the United States and more than a dozen other countries, recently announced the appointment of Rev. Mary Katherine Morn as its president and chief executive officer. MORE

May 22, 2018 — The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus, a Boston nonprofit that seeks to increase the number of women elected and appointed to public office and public policy positions in the state, today announced the appointment of Laurie Martinelli as executive director. MORE

May 21, 2018 — The Irish International Immigrant Center, a Boston nonprofit that assists newcomers to successfully transition to new lives in Greater Boston and the United States, recently announced it raised a record $210,000 at its annual Business Leaders Breakfast. MORE

May 25, 2018 — A majority of nonprofit and foundation leaders are concerned about a potential decrease in charitable giving in the wake of federal tax reform that went into effect this year, according to a recently completed national survey, although the full impact won't be known until after the 2018 tax year concludes. MORE

May 24, 2018 — The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires, a nonprofit based in Great Barrington that fosters growth among charitable organizations through shared resources, affordable services, and collaborations, this week named seven winners of its inaugural Berkshire Nonprofit Awards. MORE

May 21, 2018 — The Carroll Center for the Blind, a Newton nonprofit that provides rehabilitation, skills training, and educational opportunities to blind and visually-impaired persons, today announced it has received a $120,000 grant to fund an internship program for graduate-level students studying vision education and allied professions. MORE

May 19, 2018 — The Children’s Room, an Arlington nonprofit that provides grief support services for children, teens, and families, announced that it raised $480,000 at its recent fundraising breakfast, beating its goal by 45% to set a record for the annual event. MORE

May 22, 2018 — Castle Square Tenants Organization raises $200K at 30th anniversary...Youth Enrichment Services raises $600K at gala celebrating 50 years...Julie Hennrikus to step down as ED of StageSource...Friendly House ED Gordon Hargrove cited for six decades of service... Playworks New England annual 5K raises $10K. MORE

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