Updated September 27 at 12:00pm
Philanthropy
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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
The Aquidneck Land Trust on Monday said it has conserved two properties – a 12.5-acre parcel known as the Arnow property in Middletown and the 14.75-acre Wild Moor property off Hammersmith Road in Newport. more
The Odeum Corp. this month received $620,000 in grant support, which will go toward long-awaited improvements to the venue’s historic façade. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is giving a $50,000 grant to the Rhode Island Business Group on Health to roll-out a “Choosing Wisely – RI” campaign to reduce waste in the state’s health care delivery system. more
Seven firms and the Rhode Island Foundation are giving the state $111,000 to streamline state government and eliminate waste. more
Central High School has been named Russell Athletic’s 2015 “Fight Like Dylan Award” recipient, for epitomizing perseverance through adversity. 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
Providence College this week announced the creation of a new endowed chair in economics funded through a gift from Michael Ruane and his wife, Elizabeth. more
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