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Kara Foley is a newly hired policy analyst at Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, a children’s-policy organization working to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of Rhode Island’s children. She talked with Providence Business News about the organization's mission. more
Dr. Elmano Costa, president of the Portuguese American Citizenship Project’s board of directors, announced on Aug. 31 that the board voted to end operations and dissolve the organization. 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
The Autism Project, an affiliate of Gateway Healthcare, recently received a $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration, according to a press statement from Gateway Healthcare, a Lifespan entity. more
Alex and Ani LLC has committed to raising $2 million globally over two years to help UNICEF give children around the world brighter futures. 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
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
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
Rhode Island-based visual artists have until Aug. 18 to apply for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
The United Nurses & Allied Professionals organization is hosting a “Seaside Party” on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Finn’s Harborside Restaurant to benefit the UNAP Children’s Hospital Fund. more
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