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Philanthropy
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Sixty South County patrons of the arts helped raise $8,600 at the Courthouse Center for the Arts for the performing arts center’s Fun Fall Fundraiser. more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island will recognize James L. Carr Jr. of H. Carr & Sons for distinguished service at its 2015 Believe Breakfast on Nov. 13. more
Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
A block party organized by real estate agent Mark DeCosta of RE/MAX Central has raised $25,000 for Hasbro Children’s Hospital, where his daughter has received treatment. more
Nonprofits today are trying to thrive in an economic environment that is not optimal. The challenges they face morph every day, requiring nimble responses, reallocated resources and fresh eyes. And more nonprofits – in a very real sense, … more
Saying no is tough. That's especially true when those doing the asking are offering help to those less fortunate. But that's exactly what some local nonprofits have to do during the holiday season. "When people ask, we do the best … more
Corporations are looking more closely at how well nonprofits are managed before deciding whether and how much to donate. This is a growing trend we see in our accounting, tax and consulting work for nonprofits across the country. Companies want to … 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
As the biggest funder of the state's nonprofits, the Rhode Island Foundation serves an important role – and has done so since 1916. Now, the foundation's Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence is helping local companies better engage with their … more
Editor's note: This is a condensed version of a story that originally ran in the Aug. 10 issue. Matthew Netto, state director of the nonprofit Best Buddies Rhode Island, has an unwieldy job description. To lead the … more
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