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August 20, 2014
People solicit other people when raising funds for nonprofits, but the written word plays an important role—and can spell the difference between rousing success and what could have been—as outlined in Making a Case Your Donors Will Love. MORE

August 19, 2014 — Nineteen MetroWest nonprofits that provide critical community services throughout eastern and central Massachusetts recently were awarded $249,175 in grants from the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. MORE

August 15, 2014 — The National Fund for Workforce Solutions, a nonprofit initiative of national and local funders, based in Boston, that aims to advance careers of low-wage workers, has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant from The Prudential Foundation. MORE

August 14, 2014 — Project Bread, the state’s leading anti-hunger organization, based in Boston, recently announced that it has named Darcy A. Pfeifer as its new director of institutional advancement. MORE

August 11, 2014 — A former fundraising staffer at Framingham State University was arrested last week in connection with stealing more than $110,000 from the institution to purchase cocaine, the attorney general announced. MORE

August 20, 2014 — ESC of New England, a Boston nonprofit that provides management consulting and capacity building services to other nonprofits, is inviting Massachusetts nonprofits to apply to host Encore Fellows, enabling them to build their capacity at significantly reduced cost. MORE

August 18, 2014 — Judge Baker Children's Center, a Boston nonprofit that works with children and their families to promote good mental health, recently announced that it has named Robert P. Franks as its president and chief executive officer. MORE

August 14, 2014 — The Boston Foundation recently announced that it has granted $235,000 to 29 organizations that provide summer programs in parks and open spaces across the city of Boston. MORE

August 12, 2014 — Crittenton Women’s Union, a Boston-based nonprofit that helps low-income women and their families become economically self-sufficient, announced that it has named Katherine Irene Parker as its new vice president of institutional advancement. MORE

August 15, 2014 — Regional arts and cultural nonprofit organizations infuse nearly $1 billion into the economy of Greater Boston each year through direct spending and provide 26,000 jobs, according to a recently released report. MORE

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