Updated March 30 at 9:30am
Philanthropy
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In February Katje Afonseca was promoted from director of development to executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She is the organization’s youngest-ever executive director in its 50-year history. more
H. John Keimig, the CEO and president of Healthcentric Advisors, is being honored for Business Leadership in Providence Business News’ 16th annual Business Excellence Awards program one year after leading the health care quality improvement organization to the Excellence at a Nonprofit award. more
A total of 43 projects in all 39 towns and cities across the state will share $500,000 in Centennial Community Grants funding distributed by the Rhode Island Foundation to mark its 100th anniversary, the organization said Wednesday. more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
At the Boys & Girls Club of East Providence, I am both blessed and cursed by the power of history. Our organization has been a vibrant part of our community for more than 80 years, and my leadership team has worked together for more than a dozen. … more
An amateur sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public. more
In an effort to promote and increase knowledge of Rhode Island history among the state’s residents, the Heritage Harbor Foundation donated $137,537 to nine organizations which lead projects that encourage further interest in the Ocean State’s past. more
Split across two campuses, one in Providence and one in South Kingstown, the University of Rhode Island’s newly renamed Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies will be launched at a March 22 event. more
As an African-American and chief of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, Raymond "Two Hawks" Watson knows all too well what it feels like to be underrepresented in today's society. An advocate of cultural diversity, the 36-year-old promotes the … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
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