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The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
Rhode Island ranks 22nd on a list of the most racially integrated states and 21st on another list of states that have made the most racial progress. more
A Rhode Island native, Shandi Hanna graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor’s degree in social work and worked in that field for 10 years. Now she is the Rhode Island community engagement manager at LaunchCode, a St. Louis, Mo.-based nonprofit that helps place people in technology-centric jobs. more
Fidelity Charitable on Wednesday said it made a record $3.5 billion in grants on behalf of its donors last year, a 15 percent increase compared with 2015. more
David Jones is president and CEO of the Capital Wealth Foundation, a new philanthropic platform. Jones, with 40 years of sales, marketing and communications, decided to get involved in philanthropy after his stage 4 cancer went into remission last year. more
In its first round of funding since establishment last year, the state’s inaugural Domestic Violence Prevention Fund awarded a shared total of $179,755 in funding to five projects that aim to prevent dating and domestic violence. more
Eleanor Langham was appointed the new executive director of Coggeshall Farm Museum by the organization’s board of directors in an announcement on Thursday. more
A total of $27,000 in grants was awarded by the Lt. Jim Pagano Foundation to individuals and programs supporting character development, including youth sports organizations, over the first half of 2016, the organization announced in July. more
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