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July 22, 2018
Engaging a large group of volunteers from corporate partners can provide a great boost to nearly all nonprofits, but like any important project, success relates directly to the time and effort you spend planning it. MORE

July 21, 2018 — Sixteen nonprofits in Hampden, Suffolk, and Worcester Counties have been awarded $500,500 to assist thousands of people from Puerto Rico who were displaced to Massachusetts after Hurricane Maria devastated the island last year. MORE

July 19, 2018 — The Boston Foundation yesterday announced it has granted $365,000 to 33 local nonprofits that provide opportunities and programs for young people often excluded from traditional summer programs. MORE

July 15, 2018 — Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Gets $50K to Reunite Immigrant Children...JRI receives $100K for legal aid for children in Bristol County...A surprise $50K for the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition. MORE

July 13, 2018 —The Letters Foundation, a Boston based nonprofit that provides humanitarian grants to people experiencing a crisis, recently announced that Amy Kingman has been named executive director. MORE

July 19, 2018 — Seventy percent of nonprofit CEOs believe it is very or extremely important for their organization’s staff to be diverse, but only 36% believe their staff are actually very or extremely diverse, according to a report released today by The Center for Effective Philanthropy, a Cambridge nonprofit that develops data to help funders improve their effectiveness. MORE

July 16, 2018 — The Tufts Health Plan Foundation last week announced it has awarded $1,382,121 to 11 Massachusetts nonprofits that work to make communities healthier for people of all ages, with a specific interest in engaging older adults. MORE

July 16, 2018 — The Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit based in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston that develops affordable housing for area residents, last week announced it has named John Woods as its next executive director. MORE

July 12, 2018 — FamilyAid Boston, a Boston nonprofit that provides homelessness prevention, shelter, housing, and critical services to homeless families, recently announced that Larry Seamans will be the organization’s new president. MORE

July 17, 2018 — Three eastern Massachusetts nonprofits yesterday announced they have joined forces to create a program that will provide microloans to advance business goals and employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism. MORE

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