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Philanthropy
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A Cape Cod resident has pledged $1.3 million toward full tuition scholarships for Providence College students studying computer science, chemistry or physics, the college announced on Tuesday. more
The Rhode Island Local Initiatives Support Corp. has been awarded a $500,000 grant from Rhode Island Housing for its Recoverable Grant Fund, a revolving loan fund available to community development corporations for financing early-stage expenses. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has promoted two executives in strategy and community investments and human resources, a move the foundation president says is intended to enhance its capacity to partner with donors and grantees to meet Rhode Island’s needs. more
The Middletown Historical Society has won a $67,200 federal grant to capture the story behind the Battle of Rhode Island in August 1778. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering $25,000 fellowships to three local writers that will enable them to devote a year to their art. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
A record of more than 310,000 donor-recommended grants totaling nearly $1.5 billion was made by Fidelity Charitable to charities during the first half of 2015, a 33 percent increase over the same period a year ago. more
Newport Hospital’s summer gala, “A Night in Provence,” raised $471,436 to benefit hospital programs and improvements. more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter, a 27-year-old nonprofit that closed its shelter five days ago under financial duress, is working to re-establish emergency services, Executive Director Patti Macreading said Thursday. more
Warren Buffett donated $2.8 billion of stock to charities, led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, after praising the couple for committing more of their time to philanthropy than other billionaires, including himself. more
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