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May 17, 2022
While getting audited on a personal level can be intimidating, nonprofit audits are a normal and healthy aspect of good financial health, and unless your nonprofit organization is operating unethically, you have nothing to worry about with an audit. MORE

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May 17, 2022 — United South End Settlements, a nonprofit community advocacy and services organization that serves Boston’s South End and Lower Roxbury neighborhoods, this week announced it raised a record $450,000 at its recent annual gala, held for the first time in-person since the coronavirus pandemic began. MORE

May 15, 2022 — The Boston Foundation last week announced that it granted $200,000 to eight Latino-focused nonprofit organizations which are providing enhanced services to help Latino communities recover from the strains caused by COVID-19 and the longer-term economic challenges the pandemic unleashed. MORE

May 13, 2022 — Bridgewell, a Lynnfield nonprofit that supports individuals with developmental and psychiatric disabilities, this week announced it raised $327,000 at its annual gala held in person for the first time in three years, surpassing its goal by nine percent. MORE

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May 10, 2022 — Plimoth Patuxet Museums in Plymouth, a nonprofit formerly known as Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum of 17th century New England, yesterday announced it received a $1 million donation to support the educational mission of Mayflower II, a reproduction of the ship that in 1620 carried the Pilgrims to what eventually became Massachusetts. MORE

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May 16, 2022 — The Yawkey Foundation, based in Dedham, last week announced it granted $500,000 to 10 Massachusetts nonprofits that provide opportunity and reduce barriers for individuals of all abilities to participate in high-quality athletic and recreation programs, particularly those focused on youth with cognitive, developmental and physical disabilities. MORE

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May 14, 2022 — The Gavin Foundation, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides adult, youth, and community substance abuse education, prevention, and treatment programs, recently completed a $300,000 upgrade to its kitchen space, a collaboration involving donated services from four companies, which has led to increased comfort and care of patients in recovery. MORE

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May 12, 2022 — The North Suffolk Mental Health Association, a Chelsea-based nonprofit provider of mental health services serving the Greater Boston area, recently announced that it named Damien Cabezas as its chief executive officer. MORE

May 10, 2022 — Open Door fundraiser generates $164K, setting a record. President/CEO of Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts to retire. Discovery Museum goes solar for all its electricity needs Cambridge Health Alliance names chief community officer. MORE

May 17, 2022 — SouthCoast Community Foundation grants $97K to 12 nonprofits. Animal Rescue League of Boston gets $50K. Jacob’s Pillow names chief philanthropy officer. New Art Center appoints director of development. MORE

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