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May 21, 2019
In this day and age, nonprofit development professionals need to do double duty by retaining existing donors while actively acquiring new supporters, and the good news is there are multiple, low-cost ways to help them achieve this dual goal. MORE

May 18, 2019 — Boston Partners in Education, a nonprofit that supports students in the Boston Public Schools through in-classroom academic mentoring services, this week announced its annual gala raised $647,000, setting a record for the event. MORE

May 16, 2019 — Crossroads, a Duxbury-based nonprofit that provides summer camp and year-round mentoring programs for at-risk youth, today announced that it raised $543,000 at its annual gala, surpassing its goal by nine percent. MORE

May 13, 2019 — The Massachusetts Service Alliance, which serves as the state commission on service and volunteerism, today announced that it has selected 16 nonprofits from across the state to host Commonwealth Corps members for the 2019-2020 program year. MORE

May 11, 2019 — The YMCA of Central Massachusetts, a nonprofit based in Worcester that provides services to advance youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, last week announced the appointment of David Connell as its next chief executive officer. MORE

May 21, 2019 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation, based in Worcester, yesterday announced it has awarded $260,000 to five nonprofit, Worcester-based cultural organizations in connection with an initiative to empower nonprofits to develop innovative ways to increase engagement with diverse communities that represent Worcester’s changing demographics. MORE

May 17, 2019 — Nonprofits that actively use social media, employ digital ads, and engage visitors on their websites are helping them reach new audiences, acquire fresh donors, activists, and prospects, and reengage existing supporters, according to a newly completed study. MORE

May 14, 2019 — The typical time between first donation and second donation is 349 days, but 19% of nonprofit donors return within just three months and 29% within six months, setting the stage to create meaningful donor relationships, a newly completed analysis of nonprofit giving shows. MORE

May 10, 2019 — Project Bread, an East Boston-based nonprofit, the only statewide anti-hunger organization in Massachusetts, this week announced its recently held annual Walk for Hunger, the country's oldest pledge walk, is on track to meeting its goal to raise $2 million. MORE

May 14, 2019 — Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition names interim director... Executive director of The Second Step to resign... Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts forms partnership, launches job site. MORE

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