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The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded The Miriam Hospital a five-year grant totaling $743,869 to study media influences on risk behaviors among young men who have sex with men and to develop an online health media literacy intervention to help reduce HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among this population. more
Dennis Roy is president and chief executive officer of East Bay Community Action Program, a nonprofit organization that merged recently with East Bay Center. Roy, a board member of the Rhode Island Health Center Association and the Rhode Island Community Action Association, talked with Providence Business News about the merger of nonprofit organizations EBCAP and East Bay Center – which did not trigger staff reductions – and how that merger will impact their respective constituencies. more
Rhode Islanders’ personal income grew 1.9 percent in fourth quarter 2015 compared with the prior year period, and 1.2 percent from fourth quarter 2007, the start of the Great Recession, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. more
As part of the first stage of its three-year, $12 million grant initiative, United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 31 organizations to fund 41 programs throughout the state. more
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, NONPROFIT Plan International USA Chief Marketing Officer Shanna Marzilli didn't always envision herself in marketing. While pursuing her undergraduate degree in political science at Providence College, she … 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
Tom McGovern, executive director of Warwick-based A Wish Come True, first began his service with the nonprofit as a board member in 1991. He has since held numerous positions on the board, including serving as president for 10 years. more
Pawtucket’s Blackstone Valley Visitor Center and Woonsocket’s Museum of Work & Culture each received a $20,000 grant from Blackstone Heritage Corridor Inc. as part of the foundation’s more than 30-year commitment to supporting tourism in the Blackstone River Valley. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is now accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations interested in participating in the company’s fifth annual day of service known as Blue across Rhode Island. more
For the first time in its history, The Alliance for Non-Profit Growth & Opportunity has surpassed over 1,000 members. more
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