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Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history. more
A record $45 million was awarded in grants to more than 1,600 nonprofits throughout the state by the Rhode Island Foundation in 2016, according to a Wednesday statement by the organization. more
Fidelity Charitable on Wednesday said it made a record $3.5 billion in grants on behalf of its donors last year, a 15 percent increase compared with 2015. more
The Matty Fund will reorganize as The Matty Project, an initiative under Epilepsy Foundation New England. more
Rhode Island ranked third in the nation for most improved broadband affordability from 2015 to 2016, behind only South Dakota and Nevada, according to the second annual “State of the States” report on the state of broadband connectivity in America’s schools. more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan finance director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded Riverzedge Arts a $249,000 state cultural facilities grant to fund the construction of a permanent headquarters in a former elementary school on Second Avenue in the Fairmount section of the city, according to a Monday release from the nonprofit organization. more
The Pawtucket Foundation has unveiled its four 2017 awards celebration honorees, who will be recognized at an event on April 26 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center. more
Rhode Island College Foundation’s 2017 Building an Age-Friendly Rhode Island campaign was boosted by a $121,000 Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant, according to a Thursday statement by the school. more
In an effort to promote and increase knowledge of Rhode Island history among the state’s residents, the Heritage Harbor Foundation donated $137,537 to nine organizations which lead projects that encourage further interest in the Ocean State’s past. more
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