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(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
Rhode Island is one of the states with the narrowest racial divide, according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which examined equality issues in all 50 states. more
From health care issues to housing problems, hundreds of nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders benefited from the $18.2 million the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded during the first half of 2016, the organization announced Friday. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program is hosting a symposium, “Educating the Current and Formerly Incarcerated,” to discuss successful offender re-entry partnerships in Rhode Island. more
Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofits in Rhode Island, is no "caretaker" CEO. Under his direction, the foundation has become a proactive force in and for the … more
PROVIDENCE – A new program at Roger Williams University School of Law aims to help veterans whose applications for disability benefits have been denied and who can't afford to appeal the decision. Law students in the school's Veterans … more
For the third year in a row, Providence received a perfect score for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in the fifth annual Municipal Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which conducted the assessment in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute. more
Hassenfeld Family Initiatives LLC donated a $500,000 grant to establish Hassenfeld Projects at Roger Williams University, a three-year initiative to expand and enhance the use of experiential education, RWU announced Tuesday. more
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
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