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May 27, 2020
BOOK OF NOTE
Book - How to Create Lifelong Donors-HP
Nonprofit organizations looking to align their fundraising with new realities emerging from the coronavirus crisis owe it to themselves to consider instituting a monthly giving program, if they haven't already, by following advice offered in How to Create Lifelong Donors Through Monthly Giving.
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May 25, 2020 — Scores of Massachusetts nonprofits—from the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center in Worcester to Neighbors in Need in Lawrence, YMCA Cape Cod in West Barnstable, and the De Novo Center for Justice and Healing in Cambridge—recently received $3 million in emergency funding to help them provide services to mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
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NEFA-HP
May 24, 2020 — At a time when the majority of arts organizations have postponed or canceled performances, exhibitions, or events and more than 60% of working artists have become fully unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the New England Foundation for the Arts last week announced it has granted $106,065 to 19 nonprofit theaters in Massachusetts.
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CRISIS CREATIVITY
Boston Children’s Hospital-HP
May 22, 2020 — Boston Children’s Hospital, already involved with monitoring contagious diseases, was able to step up its game to track and analyze the spread of COVID-19 recently when it secured grant funding from Google's philanthropic arm and, perhaps more importantly, full-time assistance from nine of the company's data professionals.
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Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires-HP
May 19, 2020 — Nonprofit professionals who provide communal care should take extra effort to care for themselves, especially in a time of great change and stress such as the coronavirus crisis, western Massachusetts nonprofit leaders were advised today at a summit hosted by the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires, which also recognized workers and volunteers for their work with the Berkshire community.
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Boston Foundation-HP
May 24, 2020 — The Boston Foundation last week announced it awarded $1 million in grants to 49 Greater Boston nonprofits, made in connection with its quarterly grants program, but which were accelerated to meet immediate critical needs and relieve increasing financial pressures stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mass Cultural Council
May 23, 2020 — The Mass Cultural Council on Thursday announced it has granted $3,323,000 to 52 nonprofit and publicly owned performing arts centers across the state to help mitigate the challenges they face when directly competing with resort casinos to book touring artists.
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Jane Loechler-HP
May 21, 2020 — Valley Community Development, a Northampton nonprofit that develops affordable housing and provides economic opportunities for low and moderate income people and underserved populations, last week announced the appointment of Jane Loechler as its new executive director.
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NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
May 19, 2020 — Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts revamps Valley Gives... Mass Mentoring Partnership gets $750K gift... Blue Cross grants $150K to three nonprofits for greater access to behavioral health care... Greater Lowell Community Foundation offering grants to nonprofits assisting girls, women.
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NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
May 26, 2020 — Project Bread, Greater Boston Food bank warn of growing hunger crisis... Massachusetts Partnerships For Youth executes pandemic pivot to help educators... Two nonprofits partner to distribute art supplies to students... Worcester Together Fund invites applications from nonprofits.
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