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People who stumbled upon the first prototype for WaterFire Providence in 1994 could be forgiven for responding with a puzzled "huh?" and then moving along. Who knew this odd public art event would bring millions of people and hundreds of millions of … more
As Sojourner House marks its 40th anniversary, the domestic-violence-awareness nonprofit looks ahead to new funding opportunities and extending outreach into more marginalized communities. Executive Director Vanessa Volz attributes the … more
Harvest Kitchen, a food industry training program run by Farm Fresh Rhode Island, will move this year into new facilities in Pawtucket. The operation will occupy the ground level of 2 Bayley St., in what will become a renovated, mixed-use development that includes affordable apartments on upper floors. more
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
The American Heart Association recognized Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed for her commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke at an award ceremony at the Statehouse on May 25. more
The Rhode Island-based branch of Operation Stand Down hosted its first Boots on the Ground Memorial last weekend as the nation marked Memorial Day. more
Jason Valdes, an 18-year-old from Warwick, represented the country in Compétences Québec/Skills Canada, an invitational Olympic-style competition and leadership program held from May 3-7 in Quebec City. He competed in the computer-aided design and drafting portion of the event. more
The Joseph Silva Memorial Foundation will host Joe’s Foundation Family Fun Dollar Day at the Crescent Park Carousel on June 11 to benefit programs run by Children’s Friend, the state’s oldest child welfare organization. more
Kobi Dennis says he's dedicated his career to boosting educational and employment opportunities for those most in need in Providence. The downtown resident's work as co-founder of Unified Solutions, which finds education, employment and … more
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