October 22, 2018
Leadership and Fundings Caught Readers' Interest

December 26, 2017 — Readers of Massnonprofit News in 2017 were especially interested to learn about the people who lead Massachusetts nonprofits, as well as which organizations obtained funding to support a wide range of projects.

Here are some of the most-read articles that were published in Massnonprofit News this year.

Barr Foundation Grants $9.1M to 16 Bay State Nonprofits
March 16, 2017 — The Barr Foundation, based in Boston, the largest private foundation in Massachusetts, granted $9,137,000 to 16 Massachusetts nonprofits that focus on climate, education, nonprofit management, and arts and creativity. MORE

Three Mass. Nonprofits Among Top 50 to Work for in the U.S.
April 1, 2017 — Three eastern Massachusetts nonprofits, each employing fewer than 30 people, have been named among the 50 best nonprofit organizations to work for in the United States, according to a newly published ranking. MORE

Surprise! Five Mass. Nonprofits Get up to $2.5M Unexpectedly
May 18, 2017 — Five Massachusetts nonprofits were recently—and more than pleasantly—surprised when they were unexpectedly granted up to $500,000 to enhance existing programs or build capacity. MORE

The Boston Foundation Grants $1M to 22 Area Nonprofits
June 17, 2017 — The Boston Foundation granted more than $1 million to 22 Boston area nonprofits that focus on education, the arts, housing, health, and workforce development. MORE

Twelve Greater Boston Nonprofit Leaders Named Barr Fellows
July 24, 2017 — The Barr Foundation, the largest private foundation in Massachusetts, named 12 Greater Boston nonprofit leaders as Barr Fellows, which includes grants of up to $100,000 to their organizations. MORE

Six Massachusetts Nonprofit Leaders Among Top 50 in U.S.
August 4, 2017 — Six Massachusetts nonprofit leaders—four men and two women—were cited as being among the 50 most powerful and influential sector leaders nationally. MORE

Three Massachusetts Nonprofit Leaders Decide to Move On
November 3, 2017 — Leaders at three Massachusetts nonprofits, whose tenure in the job ranged from two to eight years, recently announced their intention to retire, prompting searches for replacements. MORE

Harassment Claims Wash Ashore at Two Massachusetts Nonprofits
December 11, 2017 — The wave of harassment accusations lodged against political, entertainment, and media figures nationally over the last three months washed ashore at two Massachusetts nonprofits in recent days, forcing a prominent media figure to step aside amid claims of bullying behavior and two health care leaders to leave their organization for mishandling sexual harassment allegations against a doctor on its staff. MORE

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