Toby Shepherd will join the Rhode Island Foundation as a grant programs officer effective May 5. Shepherd will lead the foundation’s grant-making in the education sector, serving as the lead on educational issues, working with stakeholders and evaluating funding proposals.
A $10,000 grant from Bank of America Rhode Island to the R.I. State Council on the Arts for its Big Yellow School Bus program is helping ensure that students can attend arts and cultural events during the school year.
Amica Insurance is donating $10,000 to The Jimmy Fund during a check presentation at the 7th Annual Tame the Tigers golf tournament, on May 12.
The gift will be presented at The International Golf Club & Resort in Bolton, Mass.
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