News and Information about the nonprofit sector in Massachusetts. Check back frequently to keep informed.
October 21, 2020
Succession planning-HP
Daily demands on nonprofit leaders means succession planning often seems like one more great idea they don’t have time for, but there's much they can do to identify the next generation of leaders without adding to their workload.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts-HP
October 18, 2020 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, a Boston-based nonprofit, noting that “mentoring is more important than ever” during the coronavirus pandemic, recently turned to technology to better support the mentor-mentee relationships they foster. MORE

Cummings Foundation HP
October 16, 2020 — The Cummings Foundation today announced it awarded $9,713,000 to 29 nonprofit organizations in Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties, each of which received $100,000 from the foundation in June. MORE

Matt Wilson HP
October 15, 2020 — Discovering Justice, a Boston-based nonprofit that works with the legal community to provide civic education programs to students, this week announced Matt Wilson has been named as its new executive director. MORE

Life Science Cares HP
October 11, 2020 — Life Science Cares, a Cambridge-based nonprofit that provides human and financial resources to eliminate the impact of poverty in Greater Boston, this week announced it raised $605,000 to support end-of-year grant making to nonprofits providing basic human services, education, and economic sustainability programs. MORE

RIZE Massachusetts-HP
October 19, 2020 —RIZE Massachusetts, a Boston-based nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid overdose epidemic in Massachusetts, last week announced it granted $565,171 to eight nonprofits in eastern Massachusetts to help improve racial equity in healthcare and support harm reduction services. MORE

Community Foundation for Nantucket-HP
October 17, 2020 — The Community Foundation for Nantucket yesterday announced that it awarded $1,048,914 in grants to 28 Nantucket nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling the organizations to remain operational during and after the crisis. MORE

October 15, 2020 — The next 18 months “will be long and difficult” for nonprofits, and operations will not resume a sense of normalcy until 2022, Kevin Washington, president and CEO of the YMCA of the USA, told Massachusetts nonprofit leaders attending a virtual statewide conference today. MORE

October 13, 2020 — AG grants $117K to four Mass. nonprofits. Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County names co-executive directors. Nonprofits to be impacted by Facebook restrictions related to election. MORE

October 20, 2020 — Wayside Youth & Family Support Network raises $77K. Human Relations Service awarded $80K to address growing mental health needs. Cape Cod Foundation gets anonymous $6M gift, for arts, culture. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum gets anonymous $5M endowment challenge gift. MORE

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