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United Way distributes $2.8M in grant funding

The United Way of Central Massachusetts will distribute $2.8 million to 35 different agencies in the organization’s latest round of grant funding.

Forsberg to lead YOU Inc. as interim CEO

Carol McDonald |

YOU Inc. has tapped longtime local leader David P. Forsberg to lead the human services agency while it searches for a new CEO.

Saint-Gobain expands YouthBuild Partnership

The French multinational materials company Saint-Gobain has announced the expansion of its YouthBuild partnership internationally with the extension of a $600,000 grant and the building of a school.

Collaboration stressed at anniversary gala for nonprofits

Sam Bonacci |

Gov. Charlie Baker stressed the importance of collaboration Thursday when he addressed the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Worcester Business Development Corp. (WBDC) and the Worcester Community...

Seven Hills CEO named Becker’s first ‘professor of practice’

In a continued bid to expand the college’s focus on nonacademic career paths, Becker College has appointed the president and CEO of the Seven Hills Foundation as the school’s first...

10 to Watch: Who's making a difference in 2015?

It's our annual list of 10 change makers from MetroWest who are making a difference in their businesses, industries and communities.

Report: Mass. nonprofits lag on women leaders

Massachusetts displayed little progress in adding women to board and chief executive positions of major nonprofits over the last two years, according to a Boston-based organization that promotes the...

Report: Human services sector's growth felt in economy

Carol McDonald |

A new report says jobs in the Massachusetts human services sector grew almost 48 percent between 2003 and 2011.

Bridge of Central Mass. names new CEO

The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, a Worcester-based human services provider, has a new leader: Kenneth J. Bates, who has moved over from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

For some nonprofits, revenue-generating ventures boost the mission

Sam Bonacci |

In a back room of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, teams work at cataloging and digitizing the organization's collection of American printed artifacts. It's just one example of a group...

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