Philanthropy
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The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $3 million three-year grant to the Providence Public School District to create two new high schools in the city modeled on the philanthropy organization’s school-design principles. more
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded more than $1.6 million in grants to 43 nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that focus on health aging. more
A new report has found that family influence has a growing impact on the donation patterns of people who contribute to donor-advised funds operated through Fidelity Charitable, a national program that provides an alternative to direct philanthropy. more
Executive director of the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society talks about the nonprofits home in the Old Washington County Jail and its upcoming landscape-art exhibit. more
Nonprofit fundraising, known as development in the trade, has emerged as a distinct profession only in the past few decades. But even in that relatively short period, career fundraisers have brought standards, ethical codes, best practices, certifications and wide-ranging professional-development programs to the profession. Now, aided by groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a growing number of people are seeking a career in fundraising instead of happening into it. more
BJ’s Wholesale Club in Johnston recently donated a pallet of food to the Operation Stand Down Rhode Island food pantry. The food will go to Operation Stand Down’s clients and all struggling and at-risk veterans in the Rhode Island area. more
The Schwartz Center for Children recently announced its collaboration with Southcoast Hospitals Group to strengthen local access to rehabilitation services for children with special needs. The Schwartz Center staff will continue to provide the highly specialized rehabilitation services in a newly renovated suite within its current location at 1 Posa Place in Dartmouth, under the direction of Southcoast Rehabilitation Services. more
Paul Kloiber, RBS Citizens Financial Group branch manager, was recently honored with the bank’s Citizens Helping Citizens Volunteer Award, which honors employee volunteers who perform exemplary service to the community. more
Coastway Community Bank was recently honored with Rhode Island Housing’s 2013 Participating Lender of the Year Award for providing their customers with more Rhode Island Housing loans than any other participating lender at a statewide breakfast for real estate professionals. more
Rhode Island culinary arts students recently earned $324,000 in scholarship money and a place at a national culinary competition at the third annual Rhode Island ProStart Culinary Competition hosted by the Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation in collaboration with ProStart and US Foods. more
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