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September 30, 2016
In the nonprofit world there always seems to be too much work and too few resources, but by focusing on what really matters—and using your time carefully and wisely—you'll be surprised what you can accomplish. MORE

September 30, 2016 — Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announced that its recent annual Jimmy Fund Walk drew 9,400 walkers, the most ever in its 28 years, to raise $8.3 million to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at the Boston nonprofit. MORE

September 29, 2016 — Boston’s Museum of Science, one of the largest nonprofits in Massachusetts, earlier this week announced completion of a lobby renovation that was funded by a $2.5 million gift made two years ago by Cummings Properties, but which was not disclosed until now. MORE

September 26, 2016 — More than 7,000 people yesterday joined in an annual fundraising walk organized by the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter, based in Watertown, in an effort to raise $1.5 million. MORE

September 23, 2016 — Project STEP, a Boston nonprofit that provides string music training to talented students of color in an effort to correct historic underrepresentation of minority classical musicians, yesterday announced that Gabriella Sanna has been named executive director. MORE

September 29, 2016 — Root, a newly established, nonprofit social enterprise based in Salem that provides skills training and job placement in the food industry for at-risk youth, recently announced that Selvin Chambers has been named executive director. MORE

September 27, 2016 — Screening for Mental Health, a Wellesley nonprofit that seeks to improve mental health screening through public education, screening, and treatment resources, recently announced that Mary Kay Leonard has been named interim chief executive officer. MORE

September 25, 2016 — Jewish Vocational Service, a Boston-based social services nonprofit, last week announced the successful completion of a two and a half year capital campaign that aimed to raise $6 million to fully fund its downtown Center for Economic Opportunity. MORE

September 22, 2016 — Three Boston nonprofits have won prizes valued at $55,000 in an inaugural competition aimed at finding innovative solutions to Greater Boston’s most pressing social problems, earning recognition for their proposals to end family homelessness. MORE

September 24, 2016 — Greater Worcester Community Foundation fights hunger...Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts seeks "bold ideas"...Local Enterprises Assistance Fund to fund worker co-ops...St. Boniface Haiti Foundation receives major grant...Plimoth Plantation gets matching grant...United Way of North Central Massachusetts rallies 600 volunteers. MORE

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