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September 30, 2014
Audit committees strengthen nonprofits by protecting their integrity, financial health, and long-term viability, and the level of the committee’s diligence and effectiveness can greatly enhance—or detract—from a nonprofit’s success. MORE

September 30, 2014 — SheGives, a giving circle launched a year ago to support designated nonprofits in Greater Boston, announced that it has awarded $258,600, primarily for general operating support, to eight organizations that focus on a wide range of areas – from food rescue and combatting sex trafficking of girls to art therapy and getting high risk youth into and through college. MORE

September 27, 2014 — The Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association, a nonprofit umbrella organization for affordable housing and community development activities in Massachusetts, based in Boston, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to coordinate a statewide program that works directly with families and individuals facing foreclosure. MORE

September 25, 2014 — The Trustees of Reservations, based in Sharon, a leading land protection organization in Massachusetts, announced a new partnership with the Boston Public Market, due to open next summer, that will bring its experience and expertise in community programming to a wider audience. MORE

September 23, 2014 — Sixteen Massachusetts museums, including the Discovery Museums in Acton, the Museum of African American History in Boston, and the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, have received a total of $2,623,038 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to fund a broad range of enhancements to their operations. MORE

September 30, 2014, 2014 — The Citizens Bank Foundation today announced that it has awarded $400,000 in grants to seven Massachusetts nonprofits that provide emergency food and nutritious meals to children and families throughout the state. MORE

September 29, 2014 — Companion Animal Protection Society, a Cohasset nonprofit that seeks to protect companion animals from cruelty in pet shops and puppy mills, recently launched a national cable TV ad campaign after the producer of the ad read an article about the organization and decided to donate his time and effort to the cause. MORE

September 25, 2014 — A newly published nonprofit compensation study shows that, nationally, compensation for female CEOs lags that of their male counterparts – just as in Massachusetts. MORE

September 23, 2014 — More than 1,600 runners raised a record setting $2,977,779 for 86 Massachusetts nonprofits during the 43rd annual running of the Falmouth Road Race last month, surpassing last year’s total by more than $300,000, race officials announced today. MORE

September 28, 2014 — Community foundations in western and eastern Massachusetts have issued calls for grant applications, United Way of Pioneer Valley received a grant to provide school supplies to homeless children, and a Boston-based human services organization overhauled its heating system that will save it $150,000 a year in operating costs. MORE

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