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As it marks its centennial year, the Rhode Island Foundation reported Friday it awarded a record $41.5 million in grants last year to more than 1,600 nonprofits across the state. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, NONPROFIT With an art history degree freshly in hand, Amanda McMullen left Syracuse University some years ago looking for work in a museum. That search, which led her to Boston and an administrative … more
Rhode Island is one of the top states where people are likely to live paycheck to paycheck, according to GOBankingRates.com. more
Rhode Island for Community Justice will hold its annual fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Providence Biltmore. more
Nonprofits today are trying to thrive in an economic environment that is not optimal. The challenges they face morph every day, requiring nimble responses, reallocated resources and fresh eyes. And more nonprofits – in a very real sense, … more
(Updated 4:30 p.m.) Providence received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s fourth annual report assessing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in 408 cities across the country. more
The School Board on Monday night passed a districtwide policy to support transgender and gender-expansive students. more
Updated 2:30 p.m. Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
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