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December 12, 2018
The start of a new year is an excellent time for nonprofits to assess their fiscal health, by examining their financial portfolio, which means looking at everything from organizational investment policy to asset allocation and market conditions. MORE

December 10, 2018 — The Foundation for Boston Centers for Youth & Families, a Boston nonprofit that raises funds for free and affordable programs for all ages across the city, recently announced its annual signature fundraising event raised $402,000, surpassing its goal by 30%. MORE

December 8, 2018 — Eleven Massachusetts nonprofits recently were awarded grants totaling $696,995 to help create or modernize 118 affordable sober housing units in 11 communities that will serve veterans and men and women in recovery, including women with children. MORE

December 6, 2018 — The Cambridge Community Foundation this week announced it recently awarded $367,000 to 56 local nonprofits that are meeting a wide range of social and educational needs, and committed an additional $100,000 to support four initiatives. MORE

December 4, 2018 — YMCA Cape Cod gets $150K for youth development program...Arc of South Norfolk wins $40K to aid people with disabilities...DOVE executive director honored, receives funds...Cape Abilities supported by library fundraiser... Encore Boston Harbor to provide $10M to nonprofits. MORE

December 11, 2018 — The Massachusetts Bankers Association last week announced that the MBA Charitable Foundation has granted $163,000 to 45 nonprofits across Massachusetts which are working on opioid/drug addiction, homelessness, women shelters and empowerment, and hunger, among other issues. MORE

December 9, 2018 — The Social Innovation Forum, a Boston nonprofit that connects nonprofits with supporters to create positive social change, on Thursday named eight Massachusetts nonprofits as "social innovators," providing each with $150,000 of in-kind support and resources over the next two years to strengthen their impact. MORE

December 7, 2018 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation this week announced it has awarded 159 grants totaling $1,747,900 to nonprofits in the Worcester region that support civic life, the arts and the environment, early childhood development, economic security, healthy communities, and youth development and education. MORE

December 6, 2018 — Massachusetts charities that used professionals to solicit funds for them netted an average 41% of the proceeds collected through fundraising campaigns last year, according to a report recently released by the attorney general’s office, a drop from the year before. MORE

December 11, 2018 — Thrive named a 'true inspiration' and gets an unexpected $30K...CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts steps down...Bay State nonprofits invited to apply for financial literacy funding. MORE

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