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October 19, 2018
EXPERT ADVICE
Executing a successful advocacy campaign can be a challenge for nonprofits, but when done well, they motivate people to take action to effect change that will help the organization meet its mission. MORE








October 19, 2018 — Cardinal Cushing Centers in Hanover recently raised $300,000 from two annual golf events, while employees of Arbella Insurance helped raise $50,000 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston through a one-day event. MORE


October 16, 2018 — Foundations are not as in touch with nonprofits’ needs as they think, and what nonprofits desire most is help with fundraising, staffing, and communications, according to a newly released report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, a Cambridge nonprofit that benchmarks grant makers’ performance. MORE


October 14, 2018 — Two nonprofits, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay in Boston and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, last week announced their chief executives will retire after leading their organizations for 18 years and 25 years, respectively. MORE


October 12, 2018 — Raw Art Works, a Lynn arts nonprofit that focuses on helping youth build meaningful relationships with their peers and organizational staff, which generates annual revenues of about $2.2 million, today announced it has received a $5 million donation to build its endowment and ensure long-term stability. MORE


October 18, 2018 — Mass Mentoring Partnership, a Boston-based statewide nonprofit that supports and advances youth-adult relationships, recently announced it has granted $624,300 to 37 nonprofits to support and expand mentoring relationships across Massachusetts. MORE


October 15, 2018 — The Mass Cultural Council, a state agency supporting the arts, humanities, and sciences, recently announced it has awarded grants totaling $5,143,900 to 320 nonprofit arts, humanities, and science organizations across Massachusetts. MORE


October 13, 2018 — The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, based in New Bedford, recently announced it awarded $187,500 to nine area nonprofits to create public art that emphasizes accessibility and inclusion. MORE


October 11, 2018 — Massachusetts nonprofits need to actively increase diversity at the board and executive management levels to help address growing inequality, for its own sake and in light of the certainty that people of color will outnumber whites in the larger community within 25 years, a statewide gathering of nonprofit leaders was told yesterday. MORE


NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
October 16, 2018 — Friendship Home raises $500K for overnight respite center...Buzzards Bay Coalition raises $162K via annual bike ride...Brockton Visiting Nurse Association raises $85K for specialty care...Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly rebrands as 2Life Communities...Letters Foundation names director of letters and grants. MORE








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