Updated December 7 at 6:26am
Advocacy
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Rhode Island, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, ranks 47th worst in the nation for giving and the Rhode Island Foundation wants to change that through a pilot program which aims to boost charitable giving in the smallest state in the union. more
The sixth annual Masquerade Ball hosted by Sojourner House has raised more than $75,000 in support of the organization’s mission to aid victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. more
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
The R.I. Good Neighbor Energy Fund kicked off its 31st annual “Warm Thy Neighbor” campaign last week. more
Arizona may have displaced Rhode Island as the least charitable state, but the Ocean State remains in the bottom 10 on WalletHub’s annual list. more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Crossroads Rhode Island held a ribbon cutting on Monday for its newest affordable housing development, Whitmarsh House Apartments at 528 Dexter St., that features 11 efficiency apartments for chronically homeless individuals and youth age 18-24. more
More than 33 million meals are missed by low-income Rhode Islanders each year, despite resources available to them, according to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank’s 2016 Status Report on Hunger released on Monday. more
The number of persons experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on a single night in January rose by 4.4 percent over the year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
Providence Business News recognized its 12 Business Excellence Award winners Thursday night at the Providence Marriott Downtown in front of a crowd of more than 200 people. more
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