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Carole Corriveau became the new director of philanthropy at Sail Newport in late November. Her job is to bolster the nonprofit organization's future growth and philanthropic programs. Here, she discusses her new role. more
Rhode Island volunteers gave 21.1 million hours of service in 2014, according to data from Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2015, the nonprofit Serve Rhode Island reported. more
The Ocean State ranked 14th in the country this year in overall health, improving one spot from 2014, according to the annual America’s Health Rankings Report released Thursday by United Health Foundation. more
(Updated 11:58 a.m.) Rhode Island is the least charitable state in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
Federal grants totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have been awarded to 10 communities to help assisted housing residents find work and access job training. more
Public health in the U.S. has come a long way from the 1960s, when almost half of adults were still smoking. Today that rate is 14.9 percent. The problem is, that's still far too high. Bolder steps to prevent and reduce tobacco addiction are needed … more
WEST GREENWICH – The Nature Conservancy dedicated the McAlpine-Shepard Preserve at Tillinghast Pond last week with a stone monument and ceremonial ribbon to open a new trail. Five-hundred acres of open space was dedicated to the … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding, or a large-scale party, knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
A Stanford student takes a class on startups, posts notes that go viral and creates this best-selling book. Princeton University Press ISBN 9780691150642 | $35 more
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