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Philanthropy
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The Rhode Island Local Initiatives Support Corp. has been awarded a $500,000 grant from Rhode Island Housing for its Recoverable Grant Fund, a revolving loan fund available to community development corporations for financing early-stage expenses. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has promoted two executives in strategy and community investments and human resources, a move the foundation president says is intended to enhance its capacity to partner with donors and grantees to meet Rhode Island’s needs. more
The Middletown Historical Society has won a $67,200 federal grant to capture the story behind the Battle of Rhode Island in August 1778. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering $25,000 fellowships to three local writers that will enable them to devote a year to their art. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
A record of more than 310,000 donor-recommended grants totaling nearly $1.5 billion was made by Fidelity Charitable to charities during the first half of 2015, a 33 percent increase over the same period a year ago. more
Newport Hospital’s summer gala, “A Night in Provence,” raised $471,436 to benefit hospital programs and improvements. more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter, a 27-year-old nonprofit that closed its shelter five days ago under financial duress, is working to re-establish emergency services, Executive Director Patti Macreading said Thursday. more
Warren Buffett donated $2.8 billion of stock to charities, led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, after praising the couple for committing more of their time to philanthropy than other billionaires, including himself. more
A 16-year affiliation between Tri-Town Community Action and South County Community Action is expected to result in a merger as Tri County Community Action on Oct. 1, according to Joseph R. DeSantis, CEO for both nonprofits. more
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