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June 14, 2021
Jigsaw Puzzle-HP-gray
After 15 months of living and working in a Covid-dominated world, small and mid-size nonprofits have an opportunity during the current transitional period to full reopening to transform their workplace, taking into account employees’ concerns and organizational needs. MORE

June 12, 2021 — The Cape Cod Foundation this week announced it granted $411,500 to nonprofits that are helping Cape Cod residents address a broad range of critical needs, while the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts granted $150,000 to support an initiative that seeks to eradicate racism. MORE

Greater Lowell Community Foundation-HP
June 10, 2021 — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation, based in Lowell, recently announced it provided $180,000 in a new round of COVID-19 related grants to 17 area nonprofits that address youth food insecurity needs. MORE

Golf Fights Cancer HP
June 7, 2021 — Golf Fights Cancer, a Norton-based nonprofit that raises funds from golfers to support cancer related organizations and families living with the disease, today announced it raised $750,000 through its annual golf marathon, setting a record for the 15-year-old event. MORE

Todd Gazda HP
June 5, 2021 — The Collaborative for Educational Services, a nonprofit based in Northampton that works with schools, educators, families, and community, foundation, and business partners to enhance educational opportunities for children, youth, and adults, recently named Todd H. Gazda as its executive director. MORE

June 13, 2021 — Nonprofits fared better through the coronavirus pandemic than they had feared they would due to increased support from the government, foundations, and individual donors, with many getting support from new donors, but uncertainty about the rest of 2021 looms as many organizations fear that the new support will decline, a newly published report concludes. MORE

Philanthropy Connection-HP
June 11, 2021 — The Philanthropy Connection, based in Cambridge, this week announced it granted $250,000 to 10 Boston-area nonprofit organizations that address pressing needs, ranging from affordable housing, education, and hunger to adoption, health care, and immigration. MORE

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts-HP
June 8, 2021 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides adult mentors to youth from under-resourced families, recently announced it raised $950,000 at its recently held annual golf fundraiser, the most raised in the last 10 years. MORE

June 7, 2021 — Supporters of nonprofit organizations are ready to participate in in-person fundraising events by this summer, as long as being vaccinated is the main requirement for attending, a newly completed survey has found. MORE

June 8, 2021 — Yawkey Foundation provides $5 million gift to Franciscan Children’s. Falmouth nonprofits get $100K. Thrive Support & Advocacy appoints its first chief operating officer. Nonprofit mailing costs likely to increase. MORE

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