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Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
Andrew Bramson has been named the new president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2016, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday. more
The Providence and North Providence housing authorities will share $102,745 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their work to end veteran homelessness. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) The Women’s Center of Rhode Island on Friday will dissolve as an organization, and its programs and services will merge into Crossroads Rhode Island where they will be known as the Domestic Violence Program of Crossroads Rhode Island. more
The newly established Heritage Harbor Foundation, the successor of Heritage Harbor Corp., has created a $3.6 million endowment to fund projects concerning Rhode Island history. more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
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