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A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Why did you select your profession? I want to make an impact in my community by helping others. The nature of the work means every day is different but just as fulfilling as the one before. What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
Multiple free programs designed to increase education and career success for thousands of low-income Rhode Island students have been announced by the College Crusade of Rhode Island. more
It seems fairly straightforward to galvanize organizations that share a similar mission – in our case, ending domestic violence in Rhode Island. However, in my 20 years serving as executive director of the R.I. Coalition Against Domestic Violence, … more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza visited Classical High School March 17 to announce the Edward Hinkling Bradford Scholarship. The book scholarship will assist Providence public school and public charter school students pursuing a college … more
The Museum of Work & Culture’s annual appeal drive concluded on March 20 after generating $27,600 in donations. more
PROVICitizens Bank announced this week that 10 Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $130,000 in contributions as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative. more
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