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December 13, 2019
EXPERT ADVICE
A slew of alarming studies on impending leadership transitions in the nonprofit sector predict that anywhere from 50% to 75% of executive directors are planning to leave their jobs in the next several years, but the question remains: are too many executive directors leaving, or are too many staying? MORE










December 13, 2019 — United South End Settlements, a nonprofit community services organization that serves several Boston neighborhoods, received city approval yesterday to sell the Harriet Tubman House, which commemorates the former slave and abolitionist, a move aimed at ensuring the organization's financial viability. MORE


December 10, 2019 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, a Boston-based nonprofit that provides adult mentors to help youth reach their full potential, today announced it has changed its name to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, a move spurred to better reflect its regional growth in recent years. MORE


December 7, 2019 — Victory Programs, a Boston nonprofit that provides residential substance use disorder treatment and transitional housing, this week announced that Sarah Porter has been appointed executive director. MORE


December 6, 2019 — The Museum of Science in Boston, one of the largest nonprofits in Massachusetts and a top cultural institution in New England, this week announced it has named Tim Ritchie to be its next president, following a national search. MORE


December 13, 2019 — The former vice president of information technology at the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley in Boston was found guilty today in federal court in Concord, New Hampshire, on 44 charges in connection with the theft of $6.7 million from the organization while working there, one of the largest thefts, if not the largest, from a Massachusetts nonprofit in recent history. MORE


December 12, 2019 — Seven Hills Foundation, a Worcester-based nonprofit that provides services to children and adults with disabilities and life challenges, recently announced it was awarded $50,000 from Bank of America to support a workforce readiness and employment program. MORE


December 8, 2019 — The Social Innovation Forum, a Boston nonprofit that connects nonprofits with supporters to create positive social change, last week announced it selected eight Massachusetts nonprofits to participate in its 2020 Social Innovator accelerator program, which will provide each with capacity-building support and related resources valued at $150,000. MORE


December 6, 2019 — The MetroWest Health Foundation, based in Framingham, this week announced it awarded $237,424 to 13 area nonprofit organizations to support a range of programs designed to improve health and wellness. MORE


December 10, 2019 — Baystate Health Foundation granted $750K for disease treatment... Community Development Partnership gets $20K to boost services... YMCA of Metro North names new senior director of marketing... Berkshire Museum to offer free admission to youth under 18. MORE








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