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Philanthropy
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(Updated 11:19 a.m.) The Rhode Island Foundation’s 2016 annual meeting, attended by more than 1,000 donors, community and business leaders Monday evening, marked the philanthropic organization’s centennial – 100 years serving the Ocean State. more
You've got to love a guy who declares he will come up with $10 million to restore and support a beautiful old dowager of a city park, now turning a bit shabby around the edges. The guy in question is Neil D. Steinberg, and the money will be … more
How often is a gift called "transformational?" That's a big claim. The word was used by University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley, referring in 2013 to a $15 million gift from former CVS Caremark Corp. President and CEO Thomas M. … more
Teenagers. They can be moody, messy and misdirected, right? Wrong. According to William F. Hatfield, Rhode Island president for Bank of America Corp., there isn't a more important sector in which to invest and support. Hatfield, … more
Children need toys. Hasbro Inc., based in Pawtucket, has that angle covered. Children also need healthy food, strong families, good medical care and economically thriving communities. Alan G. Hassenfeld, a son of the family that founded … 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
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
Louise R. Dinsmore knows how to raise money. From working on former U.S. Rep. Ronald K. Machtley's congressional campaign in the early '90s, to fundraising for educational facilities at The University of Rhode Island and now running a … more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
Relief efforts and social giving efforts, such as charity walks, help motivate donations, according to the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report released Thursday. more
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