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Central Mass. nonprofits share $383K of state small-business grants

Seven nonprofits in Central Massachusetts will share $383,000 among more than $2 million statewide given by the Baker Administration to help small businesses.

10 Things I Know About … Effectively serving on a nonprofit board

Only serve on boards for organizations in which you are truly interested. It's easier to be engaged and useful when you genuinely care about the mission.

Alternatives Unlimited, The Bridge of Central Massachusetts rebrand

Alternatives Unlimited and The Bridge of Central Massachusetts have rebranded about three months after the two human service providers decided to affiliate with one another.

Column: When facing addiction, how communities can build resilience

Dr. Romas Buivydas |

The misuse of prescription opioids and heroin use is one of the most significant health threats today, but there are steps any community can take.

Teaching the sighted to be blind

Brad Kane |

Liz Myska, an elder law attorney, has been blind for 10 years. In that time, she developed a side business to help the disabled navigate the world of available services.

Newer nonprofits without the resources for large fundraisers have to get creative


For large, established nonprofits, fundraising is a matter for dedicated full-time staff to build relationships with deep-pocketed donors and attend conferences on best practices.

WBJ announces the 40 Under Forty for 2018

With this year's WBJ 40 Under Forty, you see the people who could turn the cultural renaissance from a well-started idea to a full-blown reality.

New JCC director focuses on community building

Brad Kane |

Since she replaced Emily Holdstein as Worcester JCC executive director on Jan. 1, Emily Rosenbaum has sought to use the organization's prestige to help other nonprofits and enhance the JCC's role in...

Framingham State, MetroWest Nonprofit Network launch partnership

Framingham State University and the MetroWest Nonprofit Network are forming a partnership to help train a next generation of nonprofit workers in the area.

Alternatives, The Bridge of Central Mass. announce $82M merger

Zachary Comeau |

Human services organizations Alternatives Unlimited and The Bridge of Central Massachusetts have announced an affiliation with more than 1,200 workers and $82 million in funds.

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