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Social Welfare
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The Gilder Foundation of New York recently made a $2 million gift to the Gilder Center for the Arts at the Wheeler School, which led to the formal naming of the complex in late October. more
The 62nd annual Community and Justice Awards event, hosted by Rhode Island for Community and Justice, raised nearly $50,000 for the RICJ’s diversity training, juvenile justice, Wall of Hope and youth leadership programs. more
Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
Savor Grape Red Out, Black Heritage Society ball and more. more
Best Of Newport Soiree, Wilbuty Theatre Beggars Banquet and more. more
The Omni Hotel Providence and several other sponsors recently helped the American Lung Association to raise a record-breaking $191,000 this year in its sixth annual Fight for Air Climb in Providence. more
Alex and Ani benefit for diabetes research, historical society benefit and more. more
The Schwartz Center for Children recently announced its collaboration with Southcoast Hospitals Group to strengthen local access to rehabilitation services for children with special needs. The Schwartz Center staff will continue to provide the highly specialized rehabilitation services in a newly renovated suite within its current location at 1 Posa Place in Dartmouth, under the direction of Southcoast Rehabilitation Services. more
Paul Kloiber, RBS Citizens Financial Group branch manager, was recently honored with the bank’s Citizens Helping Citizens Volunteer Award, which honors employee volunteers who perform exemplary service to the community. more
Nonprofit fundraising, known as development in the trade, has emerged as a distinct profession only in the past few decades. But even in that relatively short period, career fundraisers have brought standards, ethical codes, best practices, certifications and wide-ranging professional-development programs to the profession. Now, aided by groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a growing number of people are seeking a career in fundraising instead of happening into it. more
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