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Philanthropy
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Singer Jeffrey Osborne, a Rhode Island native, donated funding to local nonprofit organizations on Wednesday from his annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic. more
Charity by Design, the philanthropic arm of jewelry maker Alex and Ani LLC, has donated more than $30 million since its inception five years ago to more than 44 charitable organizations worldwide. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
As it marks its centennial year, the Rhode Island Foundation reported Friday it awarded a record $41.5 million in grants last year to more than 1,600 nonprofits across the state. more
The Westwood YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc., has received a $300,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations to help fund repairs to the Quidnick Reservoir dam at Camp Westwood. more
(Updated 10:57 a.m.) The van Beuren Charitable Foundation awarded 72 grants totaling $4.5 million in 2015 to improve the quality of life and place in Newport County. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
Fidelity Charitable donors recommended a record $3.1 billion last year in grants to support more than 106,000 charities. more
A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
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