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January 19, 2017
There are best practices leaders can follow that will help a nonprofit, and most importantly, the people who make up the organization, stay focused on the endgame, avoid the pitfalls along the way, and reach its maximum potential. MORE

January 16, 2017 — Four Massachusetts nonprofits have been awarded a combined $375,000 in grants from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to support their ongoing work to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in critical and innovative ways. MORE

January 13, 2017 — Susan G. Komen Southern New England, based in Boston, and Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire, both affiliates of Susan G. Komen, a network of breast cancer survivors and advocates, yesterday announced they have merged operations. MORE

January 12, 2017 — The Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, a Wellesley nonprofit that raises funds for research to prevent, slow or, reverse Alzheimer’s disease, earlier this week announced it has received a $500,000 donation to further its work. MORE

January 10, 2017 — The Essex County Community Foundation based in Danvers yesterday announced that it has received a bequest valued at $18 million, the single largest gift in its history, that will be used to improve the lives of young people in the Greater Lawrence area. MORE

January 17, 2017 — A search for new offices led Social Innovation Forum, a Boston nonprofit that connects nonprofits with supporters to create positive social change, led not only to a new home, but also to the acquisition of nonprofit Next Mile Project, which held the lease. MORE

January 14, 2017 — Combined Jewish Philanthropies, a nonprofit that serves as Greater Boston’s Jewish Federation, recently received a $10 million gift from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft to renovate its Boston headquarters. MORE

January 12, 2017 — The Boston Foundation, the largest community foundation in Massachusetts, yesterday announced that it will receive a gift expected to be valued at $28 million, among the largest single donations ever made to the 101-year-old Boston-based organization. MORE

January 10, 2017 — Four nonprofits each awarded $30K in consulting support...Ceres gets Knight Foundation grants...Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham garners grants to advance programs...Essex National Heritage Commission in Salem invites nonprofits to apply for $40K in grants. MORE

January 16, 2017 — If Bay State conditions reflect national charitable giving trends, Massachusetts nonprofits should see a 3.6% rise in donations this year, and even more growth next year, according to a newly issued report. MORE

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