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The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center has received a $12,000 grant that will help digitize the cultural heritage of New Bedford’s fishing community. more
Elise Strom joined Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island in mid-September as the regional director in Rhode Island. With the regional office based in East Providence, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 with life-threatening medical conditions. more
CVS Health Corp. President and CEO Larry Merlo said that $1.3 million will be donated from the 2015 CVS Health Charity Classic to support 103 charities across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
Marie J. Langlois, retired managing director of Washington Trust Investors, has been named chairperson of the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
An estimated 212,590 volunteers contributed 21.1 million hours of service in Rhode Island in 2014, according to a national report, Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, released last week. That's an 8.8 percent increase in the number of … more
So just how charitable are Rhode Islanders? If you believe WalletHub, we're a bunch of Grinches. A recent report by the financial information data cruncher labeled Rhode Island the least charitable state in the nation. Rhode Islanders … 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
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
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
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