Updated March 28 at 12:28pm
Social Welfare
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Rhode Island, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, ranks 47th worst in the nation for giving and the Rhode Island Foundation wants to change that through a pilot program which aims to boost charitable giving in the smallest state in the union. more
Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history. more
On Tuesday the Rhode Island Foundation announced the results of a report that analyzed the state’s small-business support capabilities, identified weaknesses in the business ecosystem and suggested opportunities for improvement. more
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(Updated 9:55 a.m.) Fidelity Charitable on Tuesday announced record-breaking giving for 2016, as grants through the first six months have increased 14 percent to $1.6 billion compared with the same period last year. more
Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Monday. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded its 2016 Best Practice awards to GrowSmartRI, House of Hope Community Development Corp., Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Partnership for Providence Parks and Sojourner House in an event held at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Providence campus Tuesday. more
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently provided a $5 million investment in new markets and historic tax credits to help the nonprofit WaterFire rehabilitate a warehouse in the Valley neighborhood. more
Lara D’Antuono joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick in 1994 as the organization’s child care director. She advanced to the position of development director before being named executive director in 2000. more
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