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July 30, 2015
Nonprofits that don't have the expertise or resources to meet a pressing need can use a well-crafted request for proposal, which can introduce an organization to vendor-partners and consultants from outside their established networks and ensure that a project is planned well and completed successfully. MORE

July 28, 2015 — While salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States last year remained about the same as the year before, Massachusetts fundraisers, on average, earn more than those in the Northeast or the country as a whole, according to newly released findings. MORE

July 25, 2015 — JA Worldwide, a national nonprofit headquartered in Boston formerly known as Junior Achievement, which teaches entrepreneurship to young people, with operations in Massachusetts, recently announced the appointment of Asheesh Advani as its president and CEO, succeeding Sean Rush, who held the job since 2008 until his recent retirement. MORE

July 23, 2015 — The Belmont Savings Bank Foundation today announced that it has awarded $10,000 grants to each of three Watertown nonprofits based on a competition in which residents in that city voted for their favored charity. MORE

July 21, 2015 — Fidelity Charitable and Schwab Charitable, two of the largest donor-advised funds in the country, recently reported increased giving to Massachusetts nonprofits, as both posted record high giving nationally. MORE

July 30, 2015 — Project New Hope, nonprofit based in Worcester that helps veterans of the armed forces transition to civilian life, has been named a Champion in Action by Citizens Bank and NECN, which brings with it $35,000 in funding and public relations and volunteer support. MORE

July 30, 2015 — The Museum of Science, Boston this week announced that it has named Ellie Starr as senior vice president for advancement following a national search to lead the organization’s fundraising efforts as it embarks on a new, 10-year strategic plan. MORE

July 26, 2015 — Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston, a major social services agency serving eastern Massachusetts, recently announced it has named Frances Kellogg Troutman, a long-time veteran of the organization’s north region, as director of Catholic Charities North in Lynn. MORE

July 23, 2015 — Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, a Boston nonprofit that is a national leader in child welfare and juvenile justice, announced that it raised $281,000 at its annual Embracing the Legacy event in Boston, exceeding its $250,000 goal and setting a record. MORE

July 24, 2015 — Nonprofits that work with underserved children, youth, and families in Greater Boston are invited to apply for a minimum $100,000 in multi-year funding plus pro bono consulting through Social Venture Partners Boston. MORE

July 20, 2015 — Nonprofits in the Greater Boston area are being invited to apply for grants, up to $25,000, to support and advance activities for women and/or girls related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, commonly referred to as STEM. MORE

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