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March 4, 2015
Nonprofits plan for their growth, but frequently neglect similar planning for disasters, such as flood, fire, electrical outage, or other severe disruptions that can shut them down and cause severe financial impacts. MORE

March 3, 2015 — A former corporate officer of the Cape Cod chapter of Disabled American Veterans, who was indicted 15 months ago in connection with allegedly stealing approximately $125,000 from the charitable organization, last week was indicted on additional larceny charges stemming from the same scheme. MORE

February 28, 2015 — Italian Home for Children, a Boston nonprofit that provides services to children with emotional challenges, recently announced that Natalia Urtubey Otálora has joined the organization in the newly created position of vice president of engagement. MORE

February 27, 2015 — Three Boston area nonprofits will each receive a donation exceeding $82,000 from reddit, a social networking service and news website, sharing 10% of the organization’s gross 2014 ad revenue with seven other nonprofits nationwide. MORE

February 24, 2015 —The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the state’s nonprofit trade association, today announced that Rick Jakious will resign as chief executive officer next month, three years after he joined the eight-year-old organization. MORE

March 2, 2015 — The Highland Street Foundation, based in Newton, which supports education, housing, mentorship, healthcare, the environment, and the arts, announced that it is funding consulting engagements valued at $30,000 for each of five Massachusetts nonprofits to help them improve their capacity in key areas. MORE

February 27, 2015 —Public Conversations Project, a Watertown-based nonprofit that works locally, nationally, and globally to foster constructive conversation where there is conflict driven by differences in identity, beliefs, and values, announced that Parisa Parsa has been named executive director. MORE

February 26, 2015 — The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently announced that it granted $354,500 to nine Massachusetts nonprofits last year in connection with its childhood obesity prevention initiative. MORE

February 24, 2015 — The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, one of 15 community foundations in Massachusetts, yesterday announced that Jennifer Dowley, who has served as president for nearly 17 years, will step down from the post at the end of 2015. MORE

March 2, 2015 — Nonprofits widely recognize the growing role of digital marketing and outreach strategies in building and maintaining their donor base, but are challenged to prove the payoff resulting from investing in those strategies, a newly completed study has found. MORE

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