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Philanthropy
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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
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) A groundbreaking will be held Friday for a 64,000-square-foot multi-level academic building, the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, at Providence College. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) The Rhode Island Foundation’s 2016 annual meeting, attended by more than 1,000 donors, community and business leaders Monday evening, marked the philanthropic organization’s centennial – 100 years serving the Ocean State. 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 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
Providence College's $30 million School of Business building, targeted to open in early 2017, is tailored to the needs of business students, but will serve the larger campus as well. "We're not building a silo for the business school," said … more
Marie J. Langlois, retired managing director of Washington Trust Investors, has been named chairperson of the Rhode Island Foundation. more
(Updated 11:58 a.m.) Rhode Island is the least charitable state in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
A public fundraising campaign has been launched to help provide funds for emergency repairs for the “Wedding Cake House,” an ornate, Victorian-era structure that has three times made the list of the city’s most endangered properties compiled by the Providence Preservation Society. more
Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
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