News and Information about the nonprofit sector in Massachusetts. Check back frequently to keep informed.
May 12, 2021
Virtual meeting HP
Since all nonprofits depend on their ability to raise funds, investing in the team charged with fundraising—through coaching, mentoring, and training that reflects post-pandemic realities—should be a top priority. MORE

Greater Worcester Community Foundation-HP
May 11, 2021 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation yesterday announced it granted $142,000 to 23 local organizations to aid efforts to address food insecurity, which it said increased significantly due to the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires-HP
May 9, 2021 — The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires in Great Barrington, which advocates for the nonprofit sector in western Massachusetts, recently announced that it has named eight recipients of its annual nonprofit awards, recognizing “people who work tirelessly in the nonprofit sector to serve the Berkshire community.” MORE

May 8, 2021 — While working in the Massachusetts nonprofit sector is widely regarded as an opportunity to do good, it can also pay well if you happen to lead a large organization, as the 25 highest paid nonprofit chief executives recently received, on average, $700,301 in annual compensation, according to a newly published listing. MORE

May 6, 2021 — As assets poured into donor-advised funds and private foundations during the last three decades, working charities in the United States, the purported ultimate destination of those funds, lost out on an estimated $300 billion, according to a report published this week. MORE

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute-HP
May 10, 2021 — The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, a Boston nonprofit that aims to be a center of learning and healing for families and communities impacted by murder and trauma, raised $400,000 toward a $600,000 goal via its annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace, held virtually for the second consecutive year yesterday. MORE

United Way Mass. Bay-HP
May 9, 2021 — The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, based in Boston, last week announced it has been awarded $10 million in state funds to launch a summer program focusing on young children who are entering school for the first time or who have had little in-person learning experience due to the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

MetroWest Health Foundation-HP
May 7, 2021 — The MetroWest Health Foundation in Framingham recently announced that it granted $3,388,628 to support operations of 22 area nonprofit organizations that provide critical services, including primary medical and behavioral health care. MORE

Project Bread HP
May 4, 2021 — Project Bread a Boston-based nonprofit, the only statewide anti-hunger organization in Massachusetts, yesterday announced that its Walk for Hunger, held virtually on Sunday for the second consecutive year due to the coronavirus crisis, raised $1,067,000. MORE

May 11, 2021 — Latino Legacy Fund renames, launches $10M campaign. Esplanade Association gets $1.2M for playground. Two Massachusetts nonprofits form partnership. MORE

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