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April 24, 2018
BOOK OF NOTE
Nonprofit fundraisers are as varied as the people themselves, but all great fundraisers tap into the personal qualities that enable them to be great at their work, as spelled out in Born to Raise, a classic that recently has been re-issued. MORE








April 21, 2018 — The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, based in Boston, recently announced it raised $200,000 at its annual STEM Leadership Breakfast to bolster education on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in Boston schools. MORE


April 19, 2018 — HopeWell, a Dedham nonprofit that provides comprehensive foster care to severely abused and neglected children, as well as services for families, transition aged youth, and individuals with developmental disabilities, recently announced it has named Barbara Duffy as vice president of advancement. MORE


April 17, 2018 — Although two-thirds of nonprofit leaders plan to leave their positions within the next five years, nearly 80% do not have a formal succession process and fewer than half have identified potential successors, according to a recently completed analysis. MORE


April 15, 2018 — Wells Fargo & Company recently announced that it awarded $62,500 to seven Massachusetts nonprofits that provide community development, education, and human services, while the Essex National Heritage Commission granted $24,000 to nonprofits working to implement educational, interpretive, and preservation projects in Essex County. MORE


April 22, 2018 — Thirteen Massachusetts nonprofits recently were awarded a total of $3.36 million from NeighborWorks America, a congressionally chartered, national, nonpartisan nonprofit that provides access to homeownership, safe and affordable rental housing, and other community-building services. MORE


April 20, 2018 — The Cambridge Community Foundation in Cambridge recently announced it awarded $535,000 in grants to 63 nonprofits that serve city residents by providing services related to arts and culture, basic needs, early childhood, civic engagement, education, employment, health, immigration and legal assistance, and senior citizens. MORE


April 17, 2018 — Undeterred by cool temperatures, intermittent torrential rain, and persistent headwinds, more than 1,000 people ran in yesterday's Boston Marathon on behalf of more than 165 Massachusetts nonprofits, using the event to generate funds projected to exceed $30 million. MORE


NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
April 16, 2018 — Plymouth Center for the Arts to launch $1.4M renovation...Dimock Center opens renovated facility following $16.4M capital campaign...Care Dimensions opens new, $17.5M facility to serve overnight visitors... Brockton Area Arc goes solar, expects to save $15K annually. MORE


April 23, 2018 — The Cummings Foundation today announced it has awarded $10 million to 33 nonprofits in Essex, Middlesex, and Suffolk counties, that will provide a steady flow of funds for up to 10 years, a surprise to all the recipients. MORE








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