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September 5, 2015
In an era when few community needs can be met by nonprofits working on their own, leadership means building beneficial networks that include a diversity of perspectives and involve a variety or partners. MORE

September 3, 2015 — Passim, a Cambridge nonprofit arts organization with a mission of helping the performance arts flourish to enrich the lives of members of its community, announced that Jim Wooster has been named executive director. MORE

August 29, 2015 — Walker, a Needham-based nonprofit specializing in behavioral health, special education, and therapeutic residential programs for children and teens in Massachusetts, recently announced that it has received a $12,000 grant from the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation to support training and ongoing consultation. MORE

August 27, 2015 — The Cape and Islands United Way, based in Hyannis, recently announced it is merging Cape Cod Volunteers, a four-year-old Yarmouthport nonprofit that matches volunteers with local service opportunities, into its operations in tandem with an effort to expand its mission. MORE

August 24, 2015 — Social Venture Partners Boston, a Boston-based philanthropic nonprofit that provides funding to advance Greater Boston nonprofits that focus on collaborative solutions, especially those helping children and youth, announced that it has named Darcy Madden as executive director. MORE

September 4, 2015 — Just-A-Start, a Cambridge multi-service agency focused on affordable housing, community engagement, workforce development, and educational initiatives, recently announced that it received a $200,000 grant to aid low-income area residents for a career in the biotech industry. MORE

August 29, 2015 — The Beverly Children's Learning Center, a Beverly nonprofit that provides education and related programs for children in Essex County, announced that it has reached the halfway mark of its first capital campaign, which aims to raise $2.6 million, enabling it to move into new quarters in time for the new school year. MORE

August 28, 2015 — The Vietnamese American Initiative for Development, a Boston nonprofit community development corporation that focuses on building a strong Vietnamese community and enhancing the Fields Corner neighborhood, announced that it has appointed Hue Pham as executive director. MORE

August 27, 2015 — The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, based in Boston, yesterday announced that it has been selected as one of 12 nonprofits nationwide to receive a $250,000 grant to aid its effort to connect young people with opportunities that increase their employability and prepare them for lifelong success. MORE

The Local Arts Index provides a way to to understand the breadth, depth, and character of cultural life in each of the 14 counties of Massachusetts and lets you compare counties to each other. MORE

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