Updated February 23 at 12:29am
Philanthropy
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Camp Yawgoog, a 1,800-acre Boy Scout camp, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, with a homecoming weekend planned for late July. more
The Providence Center has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation for improvements to the heating system at Joyce House, a transitional living program for homeless veterans. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
What three words best describe your staff? Community, loyalty and integrity. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? The bank supports employee participation and volunteer fundraising efforts, and … more
Tom McGovern, executive director of Warwick-based A Wish Come True, first began his service with the nonprofit as a board member in 1991. He has since held numerous positions on the board, including serving as president for 10 years. more
Jordan Ross knows the significance a pet can play in one's life. It's the reason he started Providence-based PetsEmpower Inc. After graduating from college, Ross couldn't find a job and couldn't move home because it was a "bad situation." … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
More than $1 million in federal grants were announced Tuesday to support the arts and expand cultural education opportunities in the state. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded its 2016 Best Practice awards to GrowSmartRI, House of Hope Community Development Corp., Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Partnership for Providence Parks and Sojourner House in an event held at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Providence campus Tuesday. more
More than 500 swimmers participated in the seventh annual Swim Across America fundraising swim at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett earlier this month. Collectively, they raised more than $158,000 for cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital. more
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