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Social Welfare
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A record $45 million was awarded in grants to more than 1,600 nonprofits throughout the state by the Rhode Island Foundation in 2016, according to a Wednesday statement by the organization. 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
Researchers are building a case that being stuck at the bottom of the social pecking order can be hazardous to your health. more
In hosting its second Ocean Liner Dinner, the Steamship Historical Society of America is marking the 105th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. more
PROVIDENCE – At least Providence is no longer in last place. Instead, Rhode Island's capital city is the second-least honest city in America, tying with Seattle, according to the results of Honest Tea's National Honesty Index released … more
PAWTUCKET – Living-art performance entertainment company TEN31 Productions has moved its headquarters to an 8,000-square-foot location in a former mill building, with plans to transform the space into a cultural arts and event space called REVEL … more
The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria … more
What's the best career advice you've received? My aunt once told me never to be "caught by the golden handcuffs." I've considered that in all of the positions I've taken. She taught me not to let money be the only objective when looking for a … more
The link between socio-economic status and school performance is weakening for U.S. students, a sign of improving equity in American education even as U.S. teens continue to lag behind their international counterparts in math, reading and science, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. 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
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