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Philanthropy
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PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on June 13 announced that the city has been selected as one of 12 to join Bloomberg Philanthropies' What Works Cities initiative – one of the largest-ever philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and … 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
What three words best describe your staff? Exceptional, outstanding, unbeatable. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Challenging, rewarding, fulfilling. How do you recognize individual … more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
Carolyn Rafaelian, founder, CEO and chief creative officer of Alex and Ani, has been honored with the Child Mind Institute Corporate Advocate Award for her advocacy and support for mental health awareness. What steps have you taken to … 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. Feel good … more
Providence College on Wednesday announced the receipt of a $1 million gift from the estate of Leo Caiafa Jr. to help renovate and expand the school’s science complex, the first major gift made toward the multi-year project, and create the Lucille and Leo Caiafa Jr. Center for Psychological Sciences. more
Children’s toy company Hasbro Inc. was named the No. 1 community-minded company in the consumer discretionary industry in the Civic 50 report released Tuesday by Points of Light. more
Old Colony Habitat for Humanity, which serves Bristol and Norfolk counties, will open a new ReStore site at 9 Washington St., Attleboro. The opening is scheduled for Feb. 20. more
"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
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