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January 17, 2022
Book Think Again HP
While the coronavirus pandemic has forced many nonprofits to rethink their approach to key functions—how to deliver services, recruit and retain employees and volunteers, raise funds—it also may have set the stage for integrating the ability to rethink into everyday work, for which Think Again offers expert guidance. MORE

January 16, 2022 — The Boston Foundation on Thursday announced it granted $1,050,000 to provide general operating support to 22 nonprofit organizations that provide a broad range of services, including those related to education, the elderly, financial literacy, health and well-being, housing, immigration rights, and recidivism. MORE

January 14, 2022 — Manuel Duran, the former executive director of Casa Nueva Vida, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides temporary housing to homeless families, will pay $6 million to settle allegations he abused his position to improperly funnel state money to himself, while falsely certifying compliance with state regulations designed to detect such improper self-dealing, Attorney General Maura Healey announced yesterday. MORE

Mass Mentoring Partnership HP
January 11, 2022 — Mass Mentoring Partnership, a Boston-based statewide nonprofit that supports and advances youth-adult relationships, yesterday announced it received $300,000 from the Yawkey Foundation to support mental, behavioral, and social-emotional health services for youth across Massachusetts, and strengthen mentoring programs in the South Coast region. MORE

Allie Hunter HP
January 9, 2022 — The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative, a Boston-based national nonprofit that supports law enforcement agencies in creating non-arrest pathways to treatment for drug abusers, this week announced that Allie Hunter is stepping down as executive director after serving five years in the post. MORE

January 17, 2022 — SouthCoast Community Foundation grants $180K to 13 nonprofits. RIZE Massachusetts grants $75K to nonprofits working to end the opioid epidemic. Open Door Arts receives $30K for social justice program. MORE

Tom Bernard HP
January 15, 2022 — Berkshire United Way, a nonprofit based in Pittsfield that looks to strengthen the greater community through grant-funded support of nonprofit organizations, this week announced that Tom Bernard, who recently completed two terms as mayor of North Adams, has been appointed president and chief executive officer. MORE

James Campbell HP
January 13, 2022 — Community Systems, Inc.-Massachusetts, a nonprofit in Plymouth that provides direct support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Plymouth County and across Cape Cod, last week announced it appointed James Campbell as executive director. MORE

Paul Lambert HP
January 10, 2022 — The Springfield Symphony Orchestra, a Springfield nonprofit that seeks to enrich the cultural landscape of western Massachusetts through classical music programs, last week announced it hired an interim executive director, its second since last spring, amid an ongoing dispute with the musicians’ union. MORE

January 11, 2022 — Community Consulting Teams grants $800K in services to help nonprofits plan. Mainstay Supportive Housing and Homecare gets $10K for support programs. Northeast Arc granted 10K for autism support. Nonprofits invited to apply for free capacity development program. MORE

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