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September 18, 2014
EXPERT ADVICE
A nonprofit rebranding program is more of a marathon than a sprint—more of a campaign than an event—and it’ll likely mean your day job becomes your night job for a while, because executing a rebranding campaign can be all consuming. MORE










September 16, 2014 — Three Boston area nonprofits have received a total of $39,000 in grants for inner-city education programs from the Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation, while three Cape Cod nonprofits received unsolicited grants from the Cape Cod Foundation. MORE


September 12, 2014 — While nonprofit organizations typically are recipients of charitable giving, six of them—all health providers or insurance companies—are among the 25 largest charitable contributors in Massachusetts, with three of them ranking in the top 10, according to a new ranking published by the Boston Business Journal. MORE


September 9, 2014 — The Greater Lowell Health Alliance announced that it has awarded $120,000 to three area nonprofits to support programs and services to address issues surrounding increasing substance abuse in the Greater Lowell area. MORE


September 8, 2014 — The Massachusetts Bar Foundation today announced that it recently awarded $1.9 million in grants to fund 82 programs conducted by 56 nonprofit organizations in 12 of the state’s 14 counties. MORE


September 16, 2014 — The five candidates vying to be the next governor of Massachusetts have vowed, if elected on Nov. 4, to protect the tax-exempt status of nonprofits and strengthen collaboration between state government and the Massachusetts nonprofit sector. MORE


September 15, 2014 — Science Club for Girls, a Cambridge-based nonprofit that connects girls in grades K-12 with female mentor-scientists through free science and engineering programs, announced that Connie Chow, its executive director for the last eight years, will step down from the post in December. MORE


September 12, 2014 — Three out of five Massachusetts arts and culture nonprofits participating in a national survey say that achieving long-term financial sustainability is among their greatest challenges, with slightly more than a third planning to conduct long-term strategic or financial planning in the next year. MORE


September 11, 2014 — Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, based in Sheffield, announced new grants totaling $34,100 to help area nonprofits meet basic needs in North Adams, Florida, and Clarksburg following the closing last March of North Adams Regional Hospital. MORE


September 14, 2014 — The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced that it is seeking to partner with up to 10 nonprofits that will enable them to engage with the orchestra over the course of a year as part of a larger effort to foster relationships with the nonprofit sector. MORE










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