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A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
EmcArts Inc. has selected Providence and Winston-Salem, N.C., as two pilot sites for Community Innovation Labs, a project supported by the Kresge Foundation. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said Monday that it awarded $17.2 million in grants to fund dozens of programs serving Rhode Islanders throughout the state in the first half of 2015 – the highest amount in recent years. more
Rhode Island came in at 31st in a listing of the best and worst states for underprivileged children, according to WalletHub’s latest poll. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has promoted two executives in strategy and community investments and human resources, a move the foundation president says is intended to enhance its capacity to partner with donors and grantees to meet Rhode Island’s needs. more
Rhode Island ranks 31st in the nation for overall child well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 26th annual 2015 Kids Count data book released Tuesday. more
CareLink, a nonprofit management service organization, has become the parent organization for SAGE-RI. more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter, a 27-year-old nonprofit that closed its shelter five days ago under financial duress, is working to re-establish emergency services, Executive Director Patti Macreading said Thursday. more
A 16-year affiliation between Tri-Town Community Action and South County Community Action is expected to result in a merger as Tri County Community Action on Oct. 1, according to Joseph R. DeSantis, CEO for both nonprofits. more
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