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Philanthropy
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded two more of the six BlueAngel grants to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket and Farm Fresh Rhode Island. These two $30,000 grants are part of a BlueAngel Community Health Grant program focusing on childhood obesity and health. 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
Rhode Island writers Julie Danho O’Connell, Sussy Santana and Susannah Strong have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Navigant Credit Union is awarding $10,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Rhode Island. The deadline for applying for scholarships is May 2. 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
Singer Jeffrey Osborne, a Rhode Island native, donated funding to local nonprofit organizations on Wednesday from his annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic. 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
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
Santander Bank has awarded grants totaling $35,000 to four different Rhode Island nonprofits as part of $2.3 million distributed to 108 leading community organizations nationwide. The awards include a $10,000 grant to Crossroads Rhode Island in Providence; a $5,000 grant to Project GOAL (Greater Opportunity for Athletes to Learn) Inc. in Providence; a $5,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket; and $15,000 to the Pawtucket Central Falls Development Corporation. more
Peter Lamberton of East Providence, a National Multiple Sclerosis Society volunteer, has been named a Cox Charities "community hero." The Multiple Sclerosis Society will receive a $3,000 Cox Charities grant to mark the recognition. more
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