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Social Welfare
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Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Harvest Kitchen, a food industry training program run by Farm Fresh Rhode Island, will move this year into new facilities in Pawtucket. The operation will occupy the ground level of 2 Bayley St., in what will become a renovated, mixed-use development that includes affordable apartments on upper floors. more
Sixty local McDonald’s restaurants in the Providence area recently raised $37,000, in 17 days for the expansion of the Ronald McDonald House of Providence. 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
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to college students for the upcoming academic year. more
Alex and Ani LLC has partnered with UNICEF to raise $2 million by February 2018 through the sale of Deep Sea Wonders, a limited-edition collection produced by the Cranston-based jewelry company. more
Why did you select your profession? Growing up, my parents often talked about the need for government system reform around health care and poverty programs to help low-income women. I studied public-benefit programs in college and continued … more
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