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October 22, 2018
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

October 21, 2018 — Eastern Bank recently announced it has awarded $25,000 to each of nine Massachusetts nonprofits, located in the North Shore, South Shore, Merrimack Valley, MetroWest and Greater Boston, to help fund capital needs. MORE

October 19, 2018 — Cardinal Cushing Centers in Hanover recently raised $300,000 from two annual golf events, while employees of Arbella Insurance helped raise $50,000 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston through a one-day event. MORE

October 16, 2018 — Foundations are not as in touch with nonprofits’ needs as they think, and what nonprofits desire most is help with fundraising, staffing, and communications, according to a newly released report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, a Cambridge nonprofit that benchmarks grant makers’ performance. MORE

October 14, 2018 — Two nonprofits, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay in Boston and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, last week announced their chief executives will retire after leading their organizations for 18 years and 25 years, respectively. MORE

October 22, 2018 — The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, a Boston-based nonprofit that fights discrimination on behalf of people of color and immigrants through legal action, education, and advocacy, recently announced that, in connection with its fiftieth anniversary, which raised $500,000, it changed its name to Lawyers for Civil Rights. MORE

October 20, 2018 —Massachusetts nonprofits that are still wondering how donations to them will be impacted by the new federal tax law—widely expected to reduce the number of households that will itemize tax deductions for 2018—may take heart from new research which suggests the impact won't be severe. MORE

October 18, 2018 — Mass Mentoring Partnership, a Boston-based statewide nonprofit that supports and advances youth-adult relationships, recently announced it has granted $624,300 to 37 nonprofits to support and expand mentoring relationships across Massachusetts. MORE

October 15, 2018 — The Mass Cultural Council, a state agency supporting the arts, humanities, and sciences, recently announced it has awarded grants totaling $5,143,900 to 320 nonprofit arts, humanities, and science organizations across Massachusetts. MORE

October 16, 2018 — Friendship Home raises $500K for overnight respite center...Buzzards Bay Coalition raises $162K via annual bike ride...Brockton Visiting Nurse Association raises $85K for specialty care...Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly rebrands as 2Life Communities...Letters Foundation names director of letters and grants. MORE

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