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The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
The latest figures for diversity produced by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that 55 percent of the student body at the Rhode Island School of Design come from minority groups, the highest amount of any Rhode Island-based educational institution. more
More than 33 million meals are missed by low-income Rhode Islanders each year, despite resources available to them, according to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank’s 2016 Status Report on Hunger released on Monday. more
Richard Godfrey, the longtime former executive director of Rhode Island Housing, has received a Preservation Award for Community Involvement from the Providence Preservation Society. more
The Tomaquag Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. more
A 25-year veteran of the public relations and development industry, Marlene LeRoy now serves as the director of public relations and development at Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island. 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
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
The Sojourner House, a domestic violence agency serving Providence and northern Rhode Island, announced Wednesday it has expanded its mission to include and serve the needs of victims of sexual assault. more
A new $2.5 million scholarship, youth mentoring and services fund dedicated to the state’s African-American community and established through a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative and Bannister House was announced by the foundation Monday. more
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