News and Information about the nonprofit sector in Massachusetts. Check back frequently to keep informed.
March 8, 2021
Book Leader Mentoring HP
If the key function of leadership, arguably, is to prepare organizations for future success, it is imperative that nonprofits identify—and cultivate—leaders capable of taking them forward, for which Leader Mentoring offers critical, concrete counsel. MORE

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts-HP
March 7, 2021 — The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, based in Springfield, recently announced that it awarded $859,560 to 18 nonprofit organizations in the region providing direct financial assistance and support to immigrant and non-English speaking individuals and families experiencing severe economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE

Greater Worcester Community Foundation and United Way Central Mass-HP
March 4, 2021 — The Worcester Together fund, a COVID-19 relief fund established by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and United Way of Central Massachusetts in collaboration with the City of Worcester, yesterday announced it granted $1 million to six Worcester-based nonprofits working to help families in central Massachusetts deal with stresses arising from the pandemic. MORE

Arah Schuur HP
February 25, 2021 — Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, a Lexington-based nonprofit that works to advance energy efficiency policies and practices, recently named Arah Schuur as its new executive director. MORE

February 23, 2021 — Three frontline workers at Massachusetts nonprofits were honored today for their commitment to community service, and presented with Light of Dawnn awards, named after Dawnn Jaffier, a victim of gun violence, which includes $5,000 in cash. MORE

Greater Lowell Community Foundation-HP
March 5, 2021 — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation last week announced it granted $152,600 to 30 nonprofits that serve area residents via children’s services, elder services, and racial equity and inclusion and water resources initiatives. MORE

March 2, 2021 — The Boston Foundation recently announced that it granted $750,000 to five local nonprofits led by Black, indigenous and people of color in connection with its ongoing efforts to support communities that have been most directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. MORE

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts-HP
March 1, 2021 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides adult mentors to help youth from under-resourced families reach their full potential, recently announced that it raised $1 million via its annual Big Night fundraiser, held virtually for the first time in its 22-year history. MORE

February 21, 2021 — If national trends filter down to the state level, Massachusetts nonprofit jobs lost due to the coronavirus pandemic won’t fully recover for nearly two years, according to a recently completed analysis by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies. MORE

February 23, 2021 — For-profits raise $107K from food customers for Dana-Farber. Mass Audubon raises $442K to buy 67 acres. Chatham nonprofits get $30K to provide critical services. Madison Park Development Corporation names communications director. MORE

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