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September 24, 2018
EXPERT ADVICE
When asked why nonprofit boards underperform, board members and executive directors have no difficulty listing a host of reasons, but the best may be, “Because they can!” MORE










September 21, 2018 — Pathways Inc., a Lynn nonprofit that provides educational services to adults who do not have a high school diploma or need to learn or improve their English, this week announced it has been awarded a surprise $100,000 Challenge Grant from Robert Kraft and The Kraft Family Foundation. MORE


September 20, 2018 — Ellis, a Boston nonprofit that provides intervention and counseling services to children, disabled adults, elders, and families in Boston’s South End and nearby neighborhoods, recently announced it has named Lauren Cook as its new chief executive officer. MORE


September 15, 2018 — The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, a Boston nonprofit that seeks to strengthen the patient-caregiver relationship, this week announced it has named Matt Herndon to serve as its new chief executive officer. MORE


NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
September 18, 2018 — Sancta Maria Nursing Facility to Operate under new management, jobs saved...Wellesley Free Library Foundation hires development director...Big Nick’s Annual Ride for The Fallen raises nearly $69K...Interfaith Social Services launches campaign. MORE


September 22, 2018 — A newly released report indicates that charitable giving in the United States continues to lag behind the pace of 2017, raising questions about how charities, including those in Massachusetts, will fare in critical end-of-year fundraising and suggests that nonprofits should focus on working closely with current donors. MORE


September 21, 2018 — Teachers21, a Newton-based nonprofit that provides professional development services for academic leaders focused on pre-K through grade 12, recently announced it appointed Andre Ravenelle, superintendent of Fitchburg Public Schools, as its new executive director. MORE


September 20, 2018 — Friendship Home, a Norwell nonprofit that provides respite and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, recently announced it raised $160,000 through its annual golf fundraiser, exceeding its goal by more than $20,000. MORE


September 15, 2018 — The TD Charitable Foundation and Boston-based United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley yesterday announced they established the Greater Lawrence Relief Fund, and the Essex County Community Foundation announced it is collecting funds, to help families meet basic needs and recover from displacement caused by gas explosions on Thursday. MORE


NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
September 24, 2018 — Unify Against Bullying enlists skydivers to raise $25K...Silver Lining Mentoring awarded $15K...Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts receives $10K to support girls in grades K-12. MORE








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