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August 25, 2016
Anything that can boost your fundraising efforts will ultimately further your nonprofit’s mission, which is why it’s important to understand the role that incentives play when raising funds through events or campaigns. MORE

August 23, 2016 — Granite Academy, a Braintree, nonprofit day school for students who have emotional issues, yesterday announced that it has merged with Justice Resource Institute, a Needham nonprofit that provides therapeutic, mental health, residential, and education services to unserved individuals, families, and communities. MORE

August 21, 2016 — Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company awards grants to Bay State nonprofits...Hamden County district attorney's office donates forfeited funds to local nonprofits...Massachusetts nonprofits invited to apply for small capital grants...Greater Lowell Community Foundation accepting grant applications. MORE

August 18, 2016 — Nantucket Cottage Hospital this week announced that it has received a $10 million matching gift toward the nonprofit's $89 million capital campaign to construct a new facility that will include an expanded emergency department, a walk-in clinic, and a helipad to enable efficient medical transport to the mainland 30 miles away. MORE

August 16, 2016 — Six Massachusetts nonprofits recently were awarded $183,420 from the state Department of Agricultural Resources and the Massachusetts Dairy Promotion Board to support and promote demand for locally produced dairy products. MORE

August 23, 2016 — Ingredients for Education, a Cambridge-based nonprofit that uses technology and multimedia to create programming to help children develop lifelong healthy habits, yesterday announced that it has received an $80,000 grant to extend its flagship program to Florida. MORE

August 22, 2016 — Care Dimensions, a Danvers-based nonprofit that provides hospice and palliative care in 90 eastern Massachusetts communities, today announced that it has received a $750,000 grant to identify palliative care-eligible patients earlier in the trajectory of their illness. MORE

August 19, 2016 — The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation, a public-private community development finance institution that provides financial resources and technical expertise to promote community development in Massachusetts, yesterday announced that it is providing $1,323,100 to two Boston-based nonprofits. MORE

August 16, 2016 — Victory Programs, a Boston nonprofit that works with the homeless who often have substance use and chronic health issues, received a grant from the Walmart Foundation, while the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, a nonprofit based in Boston that mentors girls, raised funds at its Summer Soirée. MORE

August 20, 2016 — If Massachusetts nonprofits are similar to their peers across the country, about a third of them never respond to a donor's email and only 26% of them answer email within 48 hours, newly released research has found. MORE

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