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March 1, 2015
EXPERT ADVICE
Nonprofits plan for their growth, but frequently neglect similar planning for disasters, such as flood, fire, electrical outage, or other severe disruptions that can shut them down and cause severe financial impacts. MORE








February 28, 2015 — Italian Home for Children, a Boston nonprofit that provides services to children with emotional challenges, recently announced that Natalia Urtubey Otálora has joined the organization in the newly created position of vice president of engagement. MORE


February 27, 2015 — Three Boston area nonprofits will each receive a donation exceeding $82,000 from reddit, a social networking service and news website, sharing 10% of the organization’s gross 2014 ad revenue with seven other nonprofits nationwide. MORE


February 24, 2015 —The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the state’s nonprofit trade association, today announced that Rick Jakious will resign as chief executive officer next month, three years after he joined the eight-year-old organization. MORE


February 23, 2015 — Fallon Health, a nonprofit healthcare insurance and services organization based in Worcester, granted $139,000 to 10 Massachusetts nonprofits that work with at-risk youth, enable access to nutrition and/or physical activity, provide health and social services for seniors, and assist individuals with behavioral/mental health issues. MORE


February 27, 2015 —Public Conversations Project, a Watertown-based nonprofit that works locally, nationally, and globally to fosters constructive conversation where there is conflict driven by differences in identity, beliefs, and values, announced that Parisa Parsa has been named executive director. MORE


February 26, 2015 — The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently announced that it granted $354,500 to nine Massachusetts nonprofits last year in connection with its childhood obesity prevention initiative in four New England states, plus another MORE


February 24, 2015 — The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, one of 15 community foundations in Massachusetts, yesterday announced that Jennifer Dowley, who has served as president for nearly 17 years, will step down from the post at the end of 2015. MORE


February 22, 2015 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, which provides adult mentors to enable youth to reach their full potential, announced that its annual Big Night fundraising event held earlier this month raised $1.8 million, beating its goal by $200,000. MORE


February 20, 2015 — Nominations are being sought to honor Massachusetts nonprofit leaders and organizations in specific areas of accomplishment, and Bay State nonprofits are being invited to apply for a broad range of grants. MORE










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