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January 18, 2021
Game Plan-HP
While COVID-19 is still dominating headlines and impacting the way nonprofit organizations operate, the time for letting it dominate their strategy is long past, as there’s important work to be done now to prepare for post-pandemic success. MORE

Neighbor Works Housing Solutions HP
January 16, 2021 — NeighborWorks Housing Solutions a nonprofit based in Quincy that provides homebuyer education, financial coaching, foreclosure counseling, and related services across southern Massachusetts, yesterday announced it received $50,000 from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation to support coronavirus pandemic relief efforts. MORE

Treehouse Foundation HP
January 14, 2021 — Challenged by the coronavirus pandemic to change course, the Treehouse Foundation, an Easthampton-based nonprofit that promotes an intergenerational approach to foster care, launched an innovative fundraiser to raise money to support its work – and 15 local restaurants hit hard by the pandemic and economic crises. MORE

Eric Mitchell HP
January 12, 2021 — Pathways for Children, a Gloucester nonprofit that provides education and care programs on the North Shore, yesterday announced that Eric Mitchell has become the organization’s new president and CEO. MORE

January 9, 2021 — Leaders of Massachusetts nonprofits condemned Wednesday’s assault on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, calling it “a dark day for our country“ and “shameful and seditious,” sentiments echoed by their national counterparts. MORE

January 17, 2021 — While in-person volunteering at nonprofits went into a deep dive as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded this past year, offset to some extent by virtual volunteering, recent trends suggest that both forms of participation will grow in 2021. MORE

Jennifer Edwards HP
January 15, 2021 — The Falmouth Road Race, a Falmouth nonprofit which raises funds for charitable organizations through an annual race, this week announced that Jennifer Edwards has been named as its first executive director. MORE

Mitra Shavarini HP
January 12, 2021 — Project Citizen, a Boston-based nonprofit that works with immigrants seeking to become U.S. citizens, today announced that Mitra Shavarini has been appointed executive director. MORE

PPP loan HP
January 11, 2021 — The federal Paycheck Protection Program, which provides financing that can be turned into a grant to help keep workers employed during the coronavirus crisis, was due to re-open this week for new nonprofits and certain charities that got funding through the first iteration of the program last year. MORE

January 12, 2021 — Three Gloucester Nonprofits Raise $110K for families in need. Western Massachusetts nonprofits get $93K to ease pandemic impacts. Father Bill’s & MainSpring gets $25K for COVID-19 relief. United Way of Pioneer Valley launches volunteer portal, free to nonprofits. MORE

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