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October 26, 2021

Dollars - 100s-HP
With COVID-19 seemingly receding, though perhaps in fits and starts, now’s the time for nonprofits to determine how they will take advantage of the positive changes in the fundraising landscape left in the pandemic’s wake. MORE

October 24, 2021 — The former treasurer of the Midland Area Youth Soccer league has agreed to pay restitution after pleading guilty to stealing $124,000 from the league from 2014 to 2017, according to court records. MORE

Greater Lowell Community Foundation-HP
October 22, 2021 — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation, based in Lowell, on Wednesday announced that it granted $208,750 to 13 nonprofits in the region to address mental health needs stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

October 19, 2021 — When Greater Boston area nonprofit arts organizations stopped their live programing, and performance venues closed, as the coronavirus pandemic spread last year, ArtsBoston, a Boston-based nonprofit that supports and advocates for the arts sector, doubled down on research to help its nearly 150 members figure out when audiences would be willing to return for in-person events. MORE

Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts-HP
October 16, 2021 — The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, based in Worcester, recently announced that it granted $530,385 to eight area nonprofit organizations to support projects aimed at improving health, targeting the most vulnerable populations. MORE

Behavioral Health Network-HP
October 25, 2021 — Behavioral Health Network, a Springfield-based nonprofit provider behavioral health services for adults, children and families, today announced it is assuming financial and operating responsibility for residential treatment programs offered by Phoenix House Massachusetts, which had been part of Phoenix Houses of New England, a nonprofit substance use treatment organization. MORE

Old Colony YMCA-HP
October 23, 2021 — Old Colony YMCA, a Brockton-based nonprofit that is one of the largest human service providers in Southeastern Massachusetts, announced that it raised $610,000 at its recently held annual gala, the highest amount it raised for a single event in the organization’s history. MORE

October 21, 2021 —MassDevelopment and Mass Cultural Council, two state agencies that jointly administer the Cultural Facilities Fund, yesterday announced $1,250,000 in supplemental capital grants to 12 cultural organizations statewide. MORE

October 17, 2021 — The Barr Foundation in Boston recently announced it granted $7.7 million to Massachusetts nonprofits working to address issues relating to arts and culture policy making, climate, educational disparities, and racial inequities. MORE

October 19, 2021 — City of Boston awards $96K to help two nonprofits improve air quality. Partnership produces app to boost impact for Catie’s Closet. Cape Cod Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grants. MORE

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