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November 14, 2018
With a major leadership turnover looming for nonprofits, due to baby boomer retirements, organizations need to cultivate strong successors – and one way to do that is to ensure that potential leaders recognize and are able to work to their fullest capacity. MORE

November 13, 2018 — The Dimock Center, a Boston nonprofit that provides low cost health and human services to children and adults from Roxbury and surrounding neighborhoods, announced it raised $1.3 million at its annual gala last Saturday, setting a new record. MORE

November 11, 2018 — Nonprofits seeking volunteer support from potential corporate partners will be more likely to attain their goals if they design programs that satisfy volunteers' goals as well as their own, according to a recently completed study on workplace giving and corporate social responsibility efforts. MORE

November 9, 2018 — The Council on American-Islamic Relations–Massachusetts, a Boston nonprofit that works to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote social justice and mutual understanding, announced that it raised $155,000 at its recently held annual banquet, surpassing its goal. MORE

November 6, 2018 — United Way of Pioneer Valley in Springfield recently welcomed aboard a new president and CEO, Paul Mina, who also happens to hold—and will continue to hold—the same position at United Way of Tri-County in Framingham as part of a sharing agreement, thought to be the first of its kind among Massachusetts nonprofits. MORE

November 12, 2018 — Northeast Arc, a Danvers-based nonprofit that provides lifelong support to children and adults living with disabilities, recently announced it has hired Craig Welton as chief development officer. MORE

November 10, 2018 — The 25 largest nonprofits in Massachusetts, on average, generated $143,546 in revenue for every employee last year, up 2.4% from the prior year, according to a recently published ranking of the state’s largest nonprofits. MORE

November 8, 2018 — The Pan-Mass Challenge, a Needham nonprofit that raised $10,200 when it launched an annual bike-a-thon fundraiser in 1980, this week announced that this year's two-day event raised $56 million, exceeding its goal by $4 million to set a new record for the country’s largest athletic fundraising event. MORE

November 6, 2018 — Nonprofits advised to actively engage with donors before yearend... Boston Children's Museum collaborates with TJC Companies for $1 Friday nights... Nonprofits invited to seek grants to develop artificial intelligence solutions. MORE

November 13, 2018 — Free consulting support available for Massachusetts nonprofits... Nonprofits sought to assure a fair Census count...Ocean Spray Cranberries awards grants to 17 Massachusetts nonprofits... Community Foundation of Western Mass. names director of philanthropic engagement. MORE

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