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Agencies win grants to boost manufacturing careers

Emily Micucci |

The North Central Massachusetts Development Corp. (NCMDC) said it received a $10,000 grant to conduct outreach and programs to entice young people into advanced manufacturing careers.

United Way announces grant opportunities

The United Way of Central Massachusetts (UWCM) has begun its annual grant cycle for education-related programs.

McAnneny to succeed Widmer as Mass. Tax Payers president

State House News Service |

Eileen McAnneny, a veteran of public policy battles on Beacon Hill and a longtime advocate for business interests, will succeed Michael Widmer as president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation.

Cashing in on culture to boost business

Sam Bonacci |

More governments and nonprofit groups across Central Massachusetts are focusing on culture and the arts as money-making cornerstones capable of anchoring entire neighborhoods while making cities more...

Landlord donates space, but TechSandBox founder hopes for more sponsors

Emily Micucci |

Last week, MetroWest's only technology accelerator and incubator, TechSandBox, announced its largest sponsorship to date, after its debut a year-and-a-half ago.

Sturbridge social service agency to change name

A Sturbridge-based nonprofit that serves the developmentally disabled is changing its name next month to match a broader mission.

Girl Scouts divest while eyeing expansion

Emily Micucci |

The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (GSCWM) said it will divest of three of its seven outdoor facilities while leaving open the possibility of expanding its four remaining properties...

Seven Hills adds 10th affiliate

VSA Massachusetts of Boston has merged with the Integrated Health and Human Services Network of Worcester’s Seven Hills Foundation.

VIEWPOINT: Working with nonprofits benefits businesses beyond the bottom line

ANGELA BOVILL Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

When I was a CFO in business, I was truly for-profit. After all, profit meant survival and growth.

Girls, Inc. receives $220,000 for STEM

Sam Bonacci |

Girls Inc. of Worcester has received $220,000 from 16 foundations and corporations to fund its science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming for the coming year, the nonprofit...

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