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September 20, 2018
Many nonprofit organizations end the year with a surplus, sometimes a sizable surplus, which may lead donors and others to question whether this is allowed and how much is too much. MORE

April 27, 2009 — While many organizations are struggling in the current economic downturn, one small nonprofit, Boston Children’s Theatre, Boston’s oldest and only theater company dedicated exclusively to young people, is having a banner year. MORE

September 21, 2018 — Pathways Inc., a Lynn nonprofit that provides educational services to adults who do not have a high school diploma or need to learn or improve their English, this week announced it has been awarded a surprise $100,000 Challenge Grant from Robert Kraft and The Kraft Family Foundation. MORE

September 20, 2018 — Ellis, a Boston nonprofit that provides intervention and counseling services to children, disabled adults, elders, and families in Boston’s South End and nearby neighborhoods, recently announced it has named Lauren Cook as its new chief executive officer. MORE

September 15, 2018 — The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, a Boston nonprofit that seeks to strengthen the patient-caregiver relationship, this week announced it has named Matt Herndon to serve as its new chief executive officer. MORE

#GivingTuesday, a campaign that promotes a national day of giving that celebrates and encourages charitable giving, set for Dec. 2 this year, offers nonprofits a great opportunity to raise funds online – but they need to be prepared. MORE

March 2, 2009 — Whether it is interactive educational games, unique online donation pages, or critical campaigns, nonprofits have been looking more to microsites as supplements to their main web pages. MORE

September 20, 2018 — Friendship Home, a Norwell nonprofit that provides respite and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, recently announced it raised $160,000 through its annual golf fundraiser, exceeding its goal by more than $20,000. MORE

September 15, 2018 — The TD Charitable Foundation and Boston-based United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley yesterday announced they established the Greater Lawrence Relief Fund, and the Essex County Community Foundation announced it is collecting funds, to help families meet basic needs and recover from displacement caused by gas explosions on Thursday. MORE

September 14, 2018 — College Bound Dorchester, a nonprofit that aims to equip students living in the Dorchester section of Boston with the attitude, skills, and experience to graduate from college, recently announced that Alana Hill has been named director of development. MORE

September 13, 2018 — The Massachusetts Bar Foundation recently announced it awarded $2.3 million to 56 nonprofit organizations across the state to support 84 programs that address domestic violence, child advocacy, housing, immigration, consumer debt, and other issues. MORE

September 18, 2018 — Sancta Maria Nursing Facility to Operate under new management, jobs saved...Wellesley Free Library Foundation hires development director...Big Nick’s Annual Ride for The Fallen raises nearly $69K...Interfaith Social Services launches campaign. MORE

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