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July 21, 2017
With the world as a potential audience, nonprofits are rightly embracing social media to increase engagement with stakeholders, to shape and promote their respective brands, and to promote their missions, messages, and priorities, but rightly doesn’t always mean smartly. MORE

July 20, 2017 — The Community Foundation for Nantucket recently announced that it awarded $160,475 to 22 local nonprofits that provide services related to child care, diversity, education, health and nutrition, housing, mental health, and youth and recreation. MORE

July 18, 2017 — The Cambridge Community Foundation recently granted $524,921 to nearly 60 local nonprofits that focus on basic needs and work to enhance the ability of city residents to pursue education, a family-sustaining wage, and create a livable community. MORE

July 15, 2017 — Outer Cape Health Services, a nonprofit based in Harwich Port that operates community health centers in Harwich, Wellfleet, and Provincetown, recently announced that Kathleen Weiner has been appointed chief development officer. MORE

July 13, 2017 — The Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, a Boston nonprofit that advocates for social and economic justice, civil rights, and constitutional liberties, recently announced that Sheila Decter, its founder and executive director, will step down and will be succeeded by Cindy Rowe, the organization's deputy director for development and outreach. MORE

July 21, 2017 — Wells Fargo & Company this week announced it has donated $444,500 to 19 nonprofit organizations across Massachusetts that work to strengthen communities by developing solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. MORE

July 20, 2017 — Mass Mentoring Partnership, Lawyers Clearinghouse, and the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers, all Massachusetts nonprofits serving a statewide constituency, each held annual fundraising events that collectively generated $537,000. MORE

July 17, 2017 — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation has awarded grants to 18 regional nonprofit organizations to help fight hunger...The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center in Springfield gets unexpected donation...The Highland Street Foundation is enabling 85 cultural nonprofits statewide to provide free admission this summer. MORE

June 14, 2017 — Human Service Forum, a nonprofit membership organization based in Holyoke that seeks to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits in the Pioneer Valley, recently announced that Rebecca Coolong has been appointed executive director. MORE

July 14, 2017 — Nonprofits serving western Massachusetts, the MetroWest region, southeastern Massachusetts, and the Boston area, are being invited to apply for grants related to arts and culture, family and women's issues, and pro bono consulting to support strategic planning. MORE

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