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March 26, 2019
Coalitions provide a clear strategy for many nonprofits to maximize the impact of their work, but they can be political jungles if the parties involved don't prepare adequately. MORE

March 23, 2019 — Three nonprofit community development organizations in Massachusetts recently were awarded $745,000 in federal grants in connection with NeighborWorks America, a public nonprofit organization established by Congress that brings together residents, private-sector business leaders, and representatives of local government to create communities of opportunity. MORE

March 21, 2019 — The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently announced it awarded $249,689 in Healthy Food Fund grants to 10 Massachusetts nonprofits that grow, glean, or distribute fresh produce to low-income families and older adults. MORE

March 18, 2019 — Caritas Communities, a Braintree-based nonprofit that provides very low income individuals with permanent housing, recently announced that Karin Cassel Mitterando has been named executive director of the organization. MORE

March 15, 2019 — Massachusetts Education and Career Opportunities, a Worcester-based nonprofit that provides free education and career advising services to economically and educationally disadvantaged people across the state, recently announced that Mark Bilotta has been named chief executive executive officer. MORE

March 26, 2019 — The Institution for Savings in Newburyport announced that it recently has donated $121,700 to 32 North Shore organizations and has pledged another $91,000 to local nonprofits during the first quarter of 2019. MORE

March 25, 2019 —The Lenny Zakim Fund, a Boston nonprofit that is a grant maker and advocate for social justice philanthropy, last week announced that Jude Goldman, its executive director, will retire at the end of 2019 after 14 years in the job. MORE

March 22, 2019 — Friendship Home, a Norwell nonprofit that provides respite and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, announced that it raised $515,000 at its recent annual gala, surpassing its goal. MORE

March 19, 2019 — Ken Bates, president and CEO of Open Sky Community Services, a Worcester nonprofit that provides services for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, was recently named Nonprofit Business Leader of the Year by the Worcester Business Journal. MORE

March 19, 2019 — Kennedy-Donovan Center teams with Foxboro Police to raise funds... Springfield Museums introduces Dr. Seuss special license plate... Nonprofits invited to apply for capacity-building grants... Longmeadow nonprofit nursing home settles with attorney general. MORE

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