News and Information about the nonprofit sector in Massachusetts. Check back frequently to keep informed.
May 17, 2021
Virtual meeting HP
Since all nonprofits depend on their ability to raise funds, investing in the team charged with fundraising—through coaching, mentoring, and training that reflects post-pandemic realities—should be a top priority. MORE

Stephanie Marchetti HP
May 16, 2021 — The Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center, a Gardner nonprofit that provides housing, employment and health counseling and other services to military veterans and their families, recently announced that Stephanie Marchetti has been appointed executive director. MORE

RFK Childrens Action Corps-HP
May 14, 2021 — The Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, a Boston-based national provider of programs and services for at-risk children and families, this week announced it raised $280,390 at its annual gala, held virtually for the first time. MORE

Greater Worcester Community Foundation-HP
May 11, 2021 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation yesterday announced it granted $142,000 to 23 local organizations to aid efforts to address food insecurity, which it said increased significantly due to the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires-HP
May 9, 2021 — The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires in Great Barrington, which advocates for the nonprofit sector in western Massachusetts, recently announced that it has named eight recipients of its annual nonprofit awards, recognizing “people who work tirelessly in the nonprofit sector to serve the Berkshire community.” MORE

Lucy Hale HP
May 17, 2021 — The EcoTarium, a nonprofit science and nature center located in Worcester, last week announced that its president and CEO Lucy Hale will step down from her role later this month as her three-year contract ends. MORE

May 15, 2021 — Millennial donors, those born between 1981 and 2000, are pushing philanthropy beyond its traditional boundaries via expectations and approaches to charitable giving that likely will revolutionize the social sector as they inherit trillions from their Baby Boomer parents, according to a recently published report. MORE

Deborah Hall HP
May 13, 2021 — The YWCA Central Massachusetts, a Worcester nonprofit that works to eliminate racism and empower women, this week announced it named Deborah Hall as its next executive director. MORE

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute-HP
May 10, 2021 — The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, a Boston nonprofit that aims to be a center of learning and healing for families and communities impacted by murder and trauma, raised $400,000 toward a $600,000 goal via its annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace, held virtually for the second consecutive year yesterday. MORE

May 11, 2021 — Latino Legacy Fund renames, launches $10M campaign. Esplanade Association gets $1.2M for playground. Two Massachusetts nonprofits form partnership. MORE

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