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The Citizens Bank Foundation has awarded six neighborhood projects in Pawtucket and Central Falls a total of $40,000 through its Growing Communities initiative. more
The Home Depot and Operation Stand Down Rhode Island this week put to use $20,000 to beautify the nonprofit’s new service center at the veterans complex. … more
Day One plans to increase response to and community education about child sex trafficking using a $72,030 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Aaron Hertzberg is leaving his position as executive director of the Pawtucket Foundation to become a municipal economic development director in his home state of Wisconsin. more
Douglas Hall has joined the staff of the Economic Progress Institute as its new director of economic and fiscal policy, the organization said Thursday. more
1In the newly released 2015 Housing Fact Book, the data on the millennial trend to live alone or with nonrelated roommates is interesting. Does this put pressure on communities to create more multifamily housing? It's hard to say whether … more
David V. Devault, vice chair, secretary and chief financial officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, is the business leadership award winner in Providence Business News’ 15th annual competition. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a statewide Buy Local campaign Nov. 24, four days ahead of Small Business Saturday. more
Updated 2:30 p.m. Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
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