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October 23, 2021
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With COVID-19 seemingly receding, though perhaps in fits and starts, now’s the time for nonprofits to determine how they will take advantage of the positive changes in the fundraising landscape left in the pandemic’s wake. MORE

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October 22, 2021 — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation, based in Lowell, on Wednesday announced that it granted $208,750 to 13 nonprofits in the region to address mental health needs stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

October 19, 2021 — When Greater Boston area nonprofit arts organizations stopped their live programing, and performance venues closed, as the coronavirus pandemic spread last year, ArtsBoston, a Boston-based nonprofit that supports and advocates for the arts sector, doubled down on research to help its nearly 150 members figure out when audiences would be willing to return for in-person events. MORE

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October 16, 2021 — The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, based in Worcester, recently announced that it granted $530,385 to eight area nonprofit organizations to support projects aimed at improving health, targeting the most vulnerable populations. MORE

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October 15, 2021 — In what may be a delayed impact of the coronavirus pandemic, nonprofits organizations anticipate staff turnover will increase by 42% this year, according to a recently completed national survey, while another survey confirmed that retaining good employees is a top challenge. MORE

October 21, 2021 —MassDevelopment and Mass Cultural Council, two state agencies that jointly administer the Cultural Facilities Fund, yesterday announced $1,250,000 in supplemental capital grants to 12 cultural organizations statewide. MORE

October 17, 2021 — The Barr Foundation in Boston recently announced it granted $7.7 million to Massachusetts nonprofits working to address issues relating to arts and culture policy making, climate, educational disparities, and racial inequities. MORE

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October 15, 2021 — Beverly Main Streets, a Beverly nonprofit that promotes the city’s downtown economic vitality, cultural and historic resources, and quality of life, recently announced that it named Rachel Borgatti as executive director. MORE

October 14, 2021 — Nonprofits nationally shed jobs in September, compared to August, stalling a slow but steady recovery from pandemic-induced job losses over the course of 2021, according to one recently released report, while another indicated that for the first time in years the sector witnessed an increase in the number of people donating. MORE

October 19, 2021 — City of Boston awards $96K to help two nonprofits improve air quality. Partnership produces app to boost impact for Catie’s Closet. Cape Cod Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grants. MORE

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