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April 24, 2017
While executive directors/CEOs and boards often shy away from discussing leadership transitions, such conversations are more important than ever, especially as the pace of retirements among Baby Boomers increases in coming years, and there are practical ways to jumpstart those talks. MORE

April 24, 2017 — Each of 10 Massachusetts nonprofit community health centers recently were awarded $50,000 in connection with a new initiative that will support efforts to prevent and treat substance use disorders in their communities. MORE

April 20, 2017 — Care Dimensions, a Danvers-based nonprofit provider of hospice care in eastern Massachusetts, this week announced that it has named Mary Simboski as its new vice president for philanthropy. MORE

April 17, 2017 — Cardinal Cushing Centers gets $500K grant...Duffy Health Center receives $25K from benefit concert... UK Soccer Development Program awarded grant... Nonprofits invited to apply for grants to end hunger, support youth boating, young professionals... Discovery Museums extends STEM partnership. MORE

April 16, 2017 — The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, a nonprofit based in Newton that provides essential health services to some of the poorest and most vulnerable populations in southern Haiti, recently announced that it has been granted $1.9 million from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. MORE

April 22, 2017 — Wake Up Narcolepsy, a Worcester nonprofit working to improve narcolepsy awareness, diagnosis, treatment and research, last week announced that it has named Tamara Gilbertson as its new executive director. MORE

April 20, 2017 — The Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County, a Boston-based nonprofit that serves children and families exposed to violence and abuse, raised $142,000 in connection with its recent charity climb up 200 Clarendon Street (formerly known as the John Hancock Tower), beating its goal by 14% and setting a record for the annual event. MORE

April 18, 2017 — Massachusetts nonprofits ran and raised money for their organizations during the 121st running of the Boston Marathon yesterday – some for the first time, while others have raised funds before in tandem with the annual 26.1 mile run from Hopkinton to Boston. MORE

April 15, 2017 — Susan G. Komen New England, a Newton-based nonprofit, the Massachusetts affiliate of a national organization that raises funds for breast cancer research, recently announced that it awarded $150,000 to three nonprofits in the state, and raised $137,835 as of today through its annual Race for the Cure. MORE

April 23, 2017 — Although they operate in an increasingly digital-driven environment, more than three out of five nonprofits do not have a digital program in place, according to a newly published report, which outlines steps those organizations can take. MORE

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