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July 30, 2016
Seeking to reduce the time it spent screening job candidates, the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership established a partnership with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission that enabled it to fill job openings – and increase productivity. MORE

July 29, 2016 — National Federation of the Blind, a national nonprofit with chapters in Cambridge and Springfield, which provides services and resources for blind people, in a first-of-its-kind agreement will share in $95,000 and get technology support to help individuals in Massachusetts who are blind or vision impaired. MORE

July 28, 2016 — Greater Boston PFLAG, a Waltham-based nonprofit that supports LGBTQ persons and their families through education and advocacy, yesterday announced the appointment of Valerie Frias as executive director. MORE

June 26, 2016 — Catholic Charities Merrimack Valley names Paul Muzhuthett as director...Vienamese American Initiative for Development appoints interim executive director...Jacob's Pillow gets a new director of marketing and communications. MORE

July 22, 2016 — Forty-five Massachusetts nonprofits are sharing in $300,000 granted from the attorney general's office to fund summer jobs for youth across the state that that include teaching classes on nutrition, fitness, hiking, sailing rowing, and other physical activities. MORE

July 28, 2016 — Clinical & Support Options, a Northampton nonprofit that provides comprehensive behavioral health services, and Friends of the Homeless in Springfield, a nonprofit that provides emergency shelter, housing, and support services, on Tuesday announced they will merge operations. MORE

July 26, 2016 — Growing reporting demands by funders means nonprofits that are best able to deliver information in the format required—when needed—will have an edge over other organizations, and a newly published white paper outlines best practices that should help. MORE

July 24, 2016 — Tech Foundry, a Springfield nonprofit that partners with area employers to identify information technology skills that can be taught to local students, has received a $35,000 grant and promotional and volunteer aid to support its ongoing mission. MORE

July 25, 2016 — Community Consulting Teams of Boston, a nonprofit organization that helps Boston area nonprofits address strategic business and management challenges on a pro bono basis, announced that it is accepting applications for grants valued at $100,000. MORE

July 29, 2016 — Charitable giving in Massachusetts increased slightly during the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, lagging the relatively flat national rate, and will fall further behind through December, but then outpace the increase in national giving next year, a newly released forecast shows. MORE

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