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November 18, 2017
Although nonprofits cannot control market forces and potential changes in funding, they can take steps to ensure sustainability and greater capacity by broadening the scope of their financial planning process. MORE

November 16, 2017 — Zoo New England, a nonprofit that manages Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, this week announced that Grassroots Wildlife Conservation, a Concord nonprofit that works to protect wild animals and plant species, has merged with it. MORE

November 14, 2017 — The Pan-Mass Challenge, a Needham nonprofit that hosts an annual, two-day bike-a-thon to generate funds for cancer care and research, the country’s largest athletic fundraising event, on Saturday announced that this year's event raised a record-setting $51 million, beating its goal by $3 million. MORE

November 11, 2017 — The state Appeals Court late yesterday granted a temporary injunction to halt the sale of artworks by the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, which said it needs to generate funds to implement a strategic plan aimed at stabilizing its finances. MORE

November 10, 2017 — Cape Arts & Entertainment, a Hyannis nonprofit that is the parent organization of the Cape Symphony and Cape Conservatory, recently announced Jonathan Kaledin has been named president/CEO. MORE

November 17, 2017 — Two North Shore nonprofits that proposed innovative services for persons with disabilities won $115,000 Wednesday in a pitch competition sponsored by Northeast Arc, a Danvers-based nonprofit that provides lifelong support to children and adults living with disabilities. MORE

November 16, 2017 — The Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation recently announced it awarded $340,000 to 18 eastern and central Massachusetts nonprofits, and a leadership award, that includes a $15,000 grant, to the executive director of the Acton-Boxborough United Way. MORE

November 12, 2017 — The Psychological Center, a nonprofit based in Lawrence that provides services to individuals living with substance or alcohol addiction, mental health issues, or homelessness, announced that it raised $50,000 at its recent annual gala. MORE

November 9, 2017 — 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, recently announced it appointed Lisette Le to be its next executive director. MORE

November 14, 2017 — Leaders of VNA Care and Rainbow Seniors of Berkshire County are retiring... Soldier On gets grant from local nonprofit theater...SPUR, Travis Roy Foundation move to new homes... Philanthropy Connection, Cape Cod Foundation seek grant applications from nonprofits. MORE

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