Updated September 25 at 12:28pm
Philanthropy
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A total of $27,000 in grants was awarded by the Lt. Jim Pagano Foundation to individuals and programs supporting character development, including youth sports organizations, over the first half of 2016, the organization announced in July. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
TransCanada, an energy sponsor for the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund, has presented a $15,000 grant to the fund, which will help keep the heat on in 35 Rhode Island households. more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
Twenty-two organizations were named by Southcoast Health on Monday as recipients of $135,000 in grants in its FY2016 Community Benefits Impact Opportunity program. more
The Rhode Island Association of Realtors recently donated a medical transport vehicle to the Boys and Girls Club of Newport County. more
The domestic violence awareness agency Sojourner House accepted the second of two matching $50,000 donations from the New England Patriots Community Foundation from former player Andre Tippett on May 18. more
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
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. 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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