Updated August 29 at 7:42am
Philanthropy
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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
A 16-year affiliation between Tri-Town Community Action and South County Community Action is expected to result in a merger as Tri County Community Action on Oct. 1, according to Joseph R. DeSantis, CEO for both nonprofits. more
The Rhode Island Foundation will offer more than $50,000 in grants to Jewish community charitable organizations, synagogues and day schools from Barrington to East Greenwich through the Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
The 15th annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive collected more than 4.8 tons of peanut butter to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries across the state. more
The Rhode Island Foundation on Thursday awarded more than $250,000 in grants to five health care providers through its RIGHA Foundation Fund, which promotes development of an effective primary health care system in the state. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
The Rhode Island Foundation distributed $34.8 million across the state last year, a record for the foundation, according to its annual report. more
Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias Group, has awarded 11 college scholarships of up to $50,000 to outstanding high school students, marking the 10th class of scholarship recipients. more
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