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September 27, 2021
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Many of the practices that nonprofits adopted to foster resilient teams during the coronavirus pandemic still apply, but as they implement or extend hybrid work arrangements those organizations will face new challenges. MORE

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September 26, 2021 — The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, a North Adams nonprofit that showcases a wide variety of art, on Thursday announced that it named Kristy Edmunds as its new director. MORE

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September 24, 2021 — The Immigrant Learning Center, a Malden nonprofit that provides English language instruction and educates the public about the contributions of immigrants to American society, recently announced that it named Vincent Rivers as its first executive director. MORE

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September 23, 2021 — In-person attendance at the most visited nonprofit museums in Massachusetts plummeted 68.9% last year, from the year before, as the coronavirus pandemic shut institutions or otherwise kept visitors away, and while attendance has been making a comeback, those organizations still have a steep hill to climb, newly released numbers indicate. MORE

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September 19, 2021 — Three Massachusetts nonprofits—the Community Health Center of Cape Cod in Bourne, the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers in Cambridge, and Salem Hospital in Salem—recently collectively raised $241,500 in golf tournaments to support programs that advance their mission. MORE

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September 25, 2021 — Two longtime Massachusetts nonprofit leaders this week were conferred with lifetime achievement awards by the state’s nonprofit trade association in recognition of their service which makes Massachusetts “a better place.” MORE

September 24, 2021 — HomeStart, a Boston-based nonprofit that works to end homelessness in Greater Boston, this week received a $1 million donation from Northland Investment Corporation to expand the organization’s operations. MORE

September 20, 2021 — A newly published study of nonprofit CEO compensation documents a persistent gender pay gap—in which female CEOs nationally make less than their male counterpoints at organizations of all sizes—a situation which reflects a similar, and also ongoing, disparity in Massachusetts. MORE

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September 18, 2021 — The Dimock Center, a nonprofit located in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood that provides low cost health and human services, this week announced it raised $195,000 via its annual Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run, surpassing its goal by 30% to set a record. MORE

September 2, 2021 —Cummings Foundation appoints Joyce Vyriotes as executive director. Enchanted Circle receives $50K for arts integration training. Willie Ross School for the Deaf completes $2.5M renovation, expansion; Boch Center now using touchless weapons detection screening. MORE

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