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A report released Thursday by gun-violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety found that Rhode Island is among 12 states that have reported fewer than 100 records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System designed to help keep individuals considered dangerously mentally ill from purchasing guns. more
In the 11 years since the Steel Yard opened its doors on a Providence brownfield as a community-based, metal-works training ground, the nonprofit has developed into a more broadly based organization featuring a wide array of educational offerings, and public projects and events. more
The Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation awarded $40,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations in the New Bedford and Dartmouth area, during a recent ceremony at the bank’s New Bedford branch. more
LGC+D recently raised $11,210 during “Mustache March: Cash for the Stache,” a fundraiser to benefit The 12th annual Tomorrow Fund Stroll and raise money for Team Stand Tall For KJ, a group supporting KJ Ricci, who has been battling leukemia for the past three years and is the son of LGC+D IT Director Kevin Ricci. more
Thirty nonprofits serving the residents of Newport County will receive $166,666 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. Made through the foundation’s Newport County Fund, the grant awards of up to $10,000 each will support activities ranging from job-readiness training to farming. more
Traveling in her father’s native Tanzania brought home the enormity of the crisis caused by world hunger for Edesia Inc. Executive Director Navyn Salem. It was enough to convince the Barrington resident, whose professional experience was in advertising, to embark on a new career making peanut-based nutritional pastes for children. more
The Providence After School Alliance is the only homegrown, Rhode Island nonprofit on the S&I 100 Index compiled by the Social Impact Exchange in an effort to attract funders by offering “proof of results.” more
Artist and founder of the South Coast Artists for Rhode Island and Massachusetts discusses the group's work. more
William J. McCarthy Swim, Food 4 Good basketball tournament and more. more
The Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $1,500 scholarships to eight members of the high school class of 2014. more
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