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February 19, 2019
The way nonprofits run their meetings says a lot about their culture, and not only shapes the outcomes of those meeting, but also ultimate organizational success. MORE

February 19, 2019 — The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts in Springfield last week announced it has awarded $333,000 to three nonprofit organizations to support development of innovative solutions for issues relating to housing, hunger, and educator diversity. MORE

February 18, 2019 — Women executives at prominent nonprofits in central Massachusetts, on average, earned less than two-thirds what their male counterparts earned last year, according to a newly completed analysis released today, a gender pay gap that is wider compared to the state overall. MORE

February 15, 2019 — The Boston Symphony Orchestra yesterday agreed to settle a case filed against the nonprofit last summer by its principal flutist, a woman who claimed she was paid significantly less than a male colleague doing comparable work, in what was believed to be the first lawsuit under the state's new equity pay law. MORE

February 12, 2019 — Science Club for Girls a Cambridge nonprofit that provides free programs in science and engineering to girls, especially those from underrepresented groups, recently announced that Bonnie Bertolaet has been appointed executive director. MORE

February 18, 2019 — Lazarus House Ministries, a Lawrence-based nonprofit that provides emergency shelter and related services to help break the cycle of poverty, announced that it raised $472,000 at its recently held annual gala, setting a record. MORE

February 16, 2019 — WalkBoston, a Boston nonprofit that promotes safer and easier walking in Massachusetts to encourage better health and a cleaner environment, this week announced that Stacey Beuttell has been named the organization’s next executive director. MORE

February 14, 2019 — The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley this week disclosed that a former employee was indicted on a charge of wire fraud in connection with the theft of $6.6 million he allegedly carried out while serving as vice president of information technology at the Boston-based nonprofit. MORE

February 12, 2019 — Project Bread partners with Food For All to increase access to food... Brookview House president honored for nonprofit management... Horizons for Homeless Children joins network to improve outcomes...Greater Worcester Community Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grants. MORE

February 19, 2019 — Charitable giving research project launched... Health Resources in Action App wins Parents Choice Gold...Essex County Community Foundation calls for grant proposals. MORE

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