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June 27, 2017
Public relations can be a powerful, inexpensive tool that nonprofits can use to distinguish themselves, while building awareness and support among key constituencies, and they're more likely to succeed if they provide what the news media want. MORE

June 26, 2017 — Screening for Mental Health, a Wellesley nonprofit that seeks to promote improvement of mental health by providing the public with education, screening, and treatment resources, today announced that Norm Gorin has been appointed president and chief executive officer. MORE

June 24, 2017 — The Cape Cod Foundation in Yarmouthport announced that 16 nonprofit leaders from across the Cape and Islands recently graduated from a six-month management and leadership program that seeks to provide tools, networks, and strategies leaders need to enhance their organization's capacity. MORE

June 22, 2017 — Social Finance, a Boston nonprofit that is spearheading a new approach to financing nonprofits that aim to solve pervasive social problems, recently announced it has raised $12.43 million to fund services to be provided by Jewish Vocational Service, a Boston-based nonprofit provider of social, to help limited English speakers in Greater Boston. MORE

June 19, 2017 — Arts and culture nonprofits across Massachusetts recently received $9.3 million in new awards from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, bringing total cultural sector funding to more than $100 million since the fund was established 10 years ago. MORE

June 25, 2017 — Social Venture Partners Boston recently announced that it has named Enroot, a Cambridge nonprofit that works to empower newly arrived immigrant high school students to achieve academic, career, and personal success, as its latest grantee, which brings with it $100,000 in unrestricted funds and skilled volunteer support valued at $200,000. MORE

June 23, 2017 — The Barr Foundation in Boston recently announced that it awarded $850,000 to four Massachusetts nonprofits that focus on the arts, community involvement, and the environment. MORE

June 22, 2017 — Tufts Health Plan Foundation recently announced that it awarded $1,199,214 to 15 Massachusetts nonprofits that advance age-friendly policies and practices that are relevant, focus on older adults, and include them in community solutions. MORE

June 18, 2017 — Partners HealthCare At Home raised $660,000 through its 24th Annual Tee-Off Golf Tournament, while Merrimack Repertory Theatre raised $100,398 at its Set the Stage Celebration, the most it has ever raised for its education offerings. MORE

June 20, 2017 — Charitable giving from individuals, foundations, and corporations all increased last year, while gifts by estates decreased sharply, according to a newly completed analysis from the Giving USA Foundation. MORE

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