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September 30, 2020
Book Doubters into Donors - HP
Nonprofits experiencing financial stress due to the coronavirus pandemic that think donors will naturally understand their need for additional support should think again, and before doing anything else read and take to heart the advice presented in Turning Doubters into Donors. MORE

September 28, 2020 — Six Cape Cod nonprofits have been selected to join a nationally run crowdfunding campaign that will make them eligible for grants up to $100,000 related to projects that address social issues such as education, housing, arts and culture, wellness, and the environment. MORE

Fundraising Up-HP
September 26, 2020 — Responding to the seismic upheaval caused by multiple crises this year, most notably the coronavirus pandemic and the systemic racism it exposed, Massachusetts foundations, as well as others across the country, have increased their support of grantees while adjusting giving practices, according to a newly published report. MORE

September 24, 2020 — The New England Foundation for the Arts recently announced that it granted $666,000 to 27 arts and cultural nonprofits across Massachusetts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, created to help organizations respond to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

Male-female inequality-HP
September 21, 2020 — A newly completed analysis of nonprofit leadership and compensation found that women who lead Massachusetts nonprofit organizations continue to earn less than their male counterparts – and the larger the organization, the greater the disparity in compensation. MORE

September 29, 2020 — Three Massachusetts nonprofits recently were awarded $574,985 to support clean transportation initiatives that help reduce the cost and advance the market for low carbon transportation technologies across the state. MORE

Father Bills & MainSpring-HP
September 27, 2020 — Father Bill’s & MainSpring, a Brockton-based provider of emergency shelter and housing services in southern Massachusetts, recently won the right to lease a city-owned property in Quincy on which it will build a shelter and a homelessness prevention center at an affordable price: $1 a year for the next 99 years. MORE

September 25, 2020 — Five Cape Cod nonprofits will share $100,000 raised from an annual race, held annually since 2001 to benefit the Cape Cod community, that did not take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

Mass Humanities HP
September 22, 2020 — Mass Humanities, a Northampton nonprofit that is the Massachusetts affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, today announced it has granted $224,000 in operating support to 56 nonprofits across the state that primarily serve the most marginalized people in our society by engaging them with the humanities. MORE

September 29, 2020 — New app lets nonprofits collect, distribute in-kind contributions. BAA raises $13K via virtual Boston Marathon with more to come. Old Sturbridge Village creates learning pod for employees’ children. MORE

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