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November 23, 2014
#GivingTuesday, a campaign that promotes a national day of giving that celebrates and encourages charitable giving, set for Dec. 2 this year, offers nonprofits a great opportunity for to raise funds online – but they need to be prepared. MORE

November 23, 2014 — Cross-sector collaboration involving nonprofits got a boost last week when The Boston Foundation named four winners of this year’s Collaborate Boston competition, which awarded $25,000 and technical assistance to help fund efforts that will address a variety of local neighborhood issues. MORE

November 21, 2014 — Bridgewell, a Lynnfield-based provider of services to adults with disabilities in eastern Massachusetts, raised $340,000 at its recent annual gala, surpassing this year’s goal and setting a record for the organization. MORE

November 20, 2014 — Twelve Boston-based nonprofit leaders have been named Barr Fellows, which awards a three-month sabbatical, the opportunity for global travel, and leadership retreats over the next three years, plus a $40,000 grant to their organization. MORE

November 17, 2014 — Nonprofits have been trained to think about themselves “in a backward way” that is stifling their potential to change the world, Dan Pallotta, an activist who has garnered renown for his efforts to get people to think about nonprofits the way they think about for-profits, told a Boston gathering of human services providers today. MORE

November 21, 2014 — The Visiting Nurse Association of Boston, which provides in-home nursing, therapy, personal care, and hospice services throughout Greater Boston, announced that its recent Heroes in Health Care Gala raised $260,000, setting a record for the annual event. MORE

November 20, 2014 — The Lurie Center for Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital and MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston hosted an inaugural special benefit event earlier this month that drew 160 guests and raised nearly $1.3 million to support its work. MORE

November 18, 2014 — Wayside Youth and Family Support Network, a Framingham-based nonprofit human services agency, announced that it recently raised $101,764 through its annual 5K4Kids event, the most successful in its history. MORE

November 15, 2014 — Fifteen nonprofits—10 of them focused on the delivery of health services—have been named among the top places to work today in Massachusetts, according to a listing recently published by The Boston Globe. MORE

November 18, 2014 — Massachusetts nonprofits are being invited to apply for grants and programs that support a variety of initiatives, including strategic planning and financial analysis, professional development, and projects to support greater access to medical care. MORE

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