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Social Welfare
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The Kent Hospital Auxiliary has reached its $1 million pledge made to the hospital to help support important clinical services and advancements. more
The BankFive Foundation, a fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, has awarded $25,000 to Coastline Elderly Services Inc. to support the purchase of a Meals on Wheels program delivery vehicle. more
Chuck Allott is executive director of the Aquidneck Land Trust, a nonprofit he helped to found in 1990 with a mission to permanently conserve the important open spaces and natural character of Aquidneck Island. more
The Rhode Island Foundation plans to initiate a $10 million campaign to fund building improvements and programming at Roger Williams Park, as well as an endowment to benefit a new nonprofit conservancy organization. more
Roger Williams University and town officials on Thursday celebrated the Fund for Civic Activities initiative, which has awarded nearly $200,000 in university grants to 130 projects since 2007. more
Homelessness in Rhode Island is on the decline, falling 6.6 percent this year, and 13 percent during the period from 2012 to 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 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
Rhode Island ranked last among the New England states on the 2015 Competitiveness Report Card from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity with an overall grade of D-. more
1 How will your founding and leading of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies inform your new role as CEO of Chiefs for Change? At RIMA, I worked closely with a bipartisan coalition of mayors to advocate for education policy in the best … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
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