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Eighteen years ago, I moved back to Rhode Island after a 10-year stint in Los Angeles. Sure, the weather was great. The people were wonderful, and there were a lot of great business opportunities. But what I missed most during my time on the West … more
NEWPORT – The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge last week dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. Judge Walter Stone decided that none of the … more
Marie J. Langlois, retired managing director of Washington Trust Investors, has been named chairperson of the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Leaders at small and midsized nonprofits say they turn to their boards of directors for guidance when trying to handle human resource issues without dedicated HR staff. Save The Bay has 30 employees, but no dedicated human resources … more
Nearly 20,000 pounds of trash, an increase of 3,101 pounds over last year, was collected during the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Cleanup in Rhode Island by approximately 2,200 volunteers statewide. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
The Genesis Center has received a $412,575 grant for the new Bridges to Career Opportunities program from the Local Initiatives Support Corp., part of $11.3 million grant that LISC received nationally from the Social Innovation Fund. more
Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, was recently awarded Junior Achievement of Rhode Island's highest honor, the Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award. The award is named after the chancellor emeritus of … more
1What is Buy Local RI and how is the Rhode Island Foundation involved? Buy Local RI is a campaign to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at local businesses. We strive to build a strong economy and vibrant community by promoting locally owned … more
In September, OceanPoint Insurance Agency donated $500 to Newport’s Edward King House Senior Center, which was matched by a $500 grant from The Selective Insurance Group Foundation. more
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