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August 4, 2020
While it's not yet known how nonprofits will need to operate in a post-pandemic environment, returning to the way things were before the crisis is unlikely, requiring nonprofit teams to be especially resilient. MORE

Greater Lowell Community Foundation-HP
August 3, 2020 —The Greater Lowell Community Foundation announced it granted $1,139,000 in emergency funding to 55 area nonprofits that are providing crucial assistance to the most vulnerable populations, including the elderly, low-income, and homeless in Greater Lowell who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

Cambridge Community Foundation-HP
July 30, 2020 — The Cambridge Community Foundation, based in Cambridge, this week announced it granted $230,000 in new grants to nine nonprofits providing COVID-19 emergency relief, with a particular focus on supporting the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless in Cambridge, Somerville, and Medford.  MORE

Rebecca Ehrhardt HP
July 28, 2020 — The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, one of the most visited Massachusetts nonprofit museums prior to the coronavirus pandemic, yesterday announced that Rebecca Ehrhardt has been named chief development officer. MORE

July 27, 2020 — Whale and Dolphin Conservation gets $450K for education initiative. New online connection hub available to nonprofits. Northeast Arc names director of marketing and communications. Nonprofits invited to apply for health-related grants. MORE

August 4, 2020 — The Worcester Together fund, a COVID-19 relief fund established by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and United Way of Central Massachusetts in collaboration with the City of Worcester, recently announced it granted $8,036,016 to 120 local nonprofit organizations, and a public school system, to support efforts to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak in Worcester County. MORE

August 2, 2020 — The City of Boston on Friday announced it granted $740,000 to 21 nonprofit organizations that are providing food, basic necessities, and additional support for Boston's most vulnerable residents who have been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE

NonProfit Times 2020 Top 50 HP
July 31, 2020 — Three Massachusetts nonprofit leaders have been named among the 50 most powerful and influential nonprofit leaders in the country, according to an annual ranking released yesterday. MORE

Boston Foundation-HP
July 30, 2020 — The Boston Foundation on Tuesday announced it distributed $470,000 to 12 eastern Massachusetts nonprofits that provide support to essential frontline workers and vulnerable populations, including the homeless, immigrant populations, people with disabilities, and those facing food insecurity. MORE

Gilded Giving HP
August 1, 2020 — The growing wealth gap in the United States, abetted by a tax code that effectively cedes public decisions about social investments to the whims of individual philanthropists, is imperiling the nonprofit sector, as well as other institutions, a newly published report warns. MORE

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