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May 22, 2015
To stay in compliance with reporting requirements and reduce the potential for tax liabilities, nonprofit organizations need to keep on top of new developments. MORE

May 22, 2015 — Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston, a major provider of social services to people of all faiths in eastern Massachusetts, announced that it raised $1.1 million at its Annual Spring Celebration, held earlier this month. MORE

May 21, 2015 — Nonprofits across Massachusetts have been awarded $13.7 million in capital and planning grants, ranging from $7,000 to $600,000, from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, to support a wide range of projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences. MORE

May 18, 2015 — HomeStart, a Boston nonprofit that works to prevent and end homelessness in Greater Boston, recently announced that Matt Pritchard has been appointed as its president and executive director. MORE

May 15, 2015 — A free online resource that provides exhaustive data about central Massachusetts and the Montachusett region is now available for nonprofits, which can tap the information to better understand local trends and conditions, bolster grant requests, and track their progress. MORE

May 22, 2015 — The Danforth Museum of Art in Framingham, now called Danforth Art, this week announced that it has named Debra Petke as its executive director, succeeding Katherine French, who retired in January after 10 years in the post. MORE

May 18, 2015 — Two nonprofits focused on health—one that helps patients manage their disease and another that provides meals to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses—recently announced that they have received a total of $387,500 from a number of funding organizations to help them fulfill their primary mission. MORE

May 16, 2015 — Deciding to change its approach after 11 years, The Greater Boston Food Bank, the largest hunger relief organization in New England, which serves eastern Massachusetts, traded its traditional fundraising gala for its first-ever Greater Boston Food Festival, raising $1.22 million along the way. MORE

May 14, 2015 — Youth Villages Massachusetts, a nonprofit that provides intensive in-home services to children and families, recently announced that its annual Youth Villages Spring Celebration raised $580,000, surpassing its goal by 16% to set a record. MORE

May 19, 2015 — Foodie event sets new fundraising fundraising software for nonprofits...$1 million challenge grant...historic building renovation complete...award winning innovative nonprofit. MORE

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