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A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.2 million for affordable-housing initiatives for families with low incomes and emergency shelters and services for the homeless in two Rhode Island communities. … 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
Community Preparatory School will hold a kick-off celebration for its REACH! campaign on April 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Public Kitchen & Bar, 120 Francis St. in the Renaissance Providence Hotel. The REACH! campaign stands for the independent school’s goals of renew, expand, achieve and challenge. more
Metta Students Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes acts of kindness by high school students, will award Bishop Stang student Delilah Johnson with a $1,000 grant for her social services. more
United Way of Rhode Island has made $90,000 in grants available for nonprofit organizations through the release of a request for proposals for the organization’s Olneyville Community Fund. Grants will be awarded to organizations located in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, or to programs or projects that located in or designed to serve that community. The deadline to apply for funding is April 13 by 3 p.m. more
The Rhode Island branch of the Junior League will host its 24th annual Pizzuti Open Golf Tournament at the Pawtucket Country Club on July 29 to benefit the American Cancer Society. more
The fourth annual Rocky Point Run & Walk, hosted by the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and presented by CVS Health Charity Classic, was held on June 25. more
The RIGHA Foundation Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation seeks grant applications from entities focused on improving primary health care and health outcomes. Grant applications are Grant applications are due by Aug. 29, and the Rhode Island Foundation anticipates disseminating a total of nearly $300,000 to some six to 10 successful grantees. Nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and municipalities – in collaboration with such nonprofit organizations – are eligible to apply. more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
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