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Fourteen nonprofits received $247,500 worth of grants designed to foster employment opportunities from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation this month. The grants are intended to help connect the unemployed, underemployed, youth and those with disabilities to training and employment options, said Bill Hatfield, Rhode Island president, Bank of America. more
Through Dec. 31, Ocean State Job Lot and its customers are participating in a fundraising drive to combat hunger in the Northeast, and in Rhode Island. more
Working with 100 charitable organizations, Hasbro Inc. employees dressed as elves and participated in the company’s second Global Day of Joy. more
Chief development officer at Edesia Global Nutrition Solutions discuss the organization’s mission and its capital campaign. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. A toast to send us … more
CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket discusses the latest developments at the still-growing nonprofit. more
Rhode Island’s homeless population has declined 14 percent since last year and 7.2 percent since 2010, according to U.S. Housing and Urban Development. more
Autism Project play, Taste of Newport benefit event and more. more
Rhode Island has the lowest gun-death rate in the country, 3.14 deaths per 100,000 people, based on 2011 data released in a new study by the national nonprofit Violence Policy Center. more
In a new study released by the National Partnership for Women & Families, Rhode Island scored a “B” for its family and medical leave policies and accommodations for pregnant workers, landing the Ocean State among the states with the best protections for working parents nationwide. more
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