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Cash, goods or volunteers? All are helpful

The needs of nonprofits are large and broad ranging. And even if they attract people interested in helping out, the form of that help...
SERVING A HOT MEAL to the hungry are, from left, volunteers Ruth Newqueist, Mary La Plante and Jim McCaughey, 

at McCauley House in Providence. The charity struggles to meet an ever-growing demand for its services. /

Smaller nonprofits struggle with fundraising

For more than three decades, McAuley Ministries in Providence has fed, clothed and housed the poor, relying on grants and donations to support its...
THE FUND has made many investments in successful companies including NABsys, above, where President/CEO Barrett Bready, left, is shown conferring with VP of R&D John Oliver. /

The financing that makes great things possible

Carrying the torch of innovation for Rhode Island is an organization that searches for and detects innovative leadership, creativity and vision in individuals and...
ADAM STANDLEY, the 2007 Student Innovator, has contributed to the creation of a less expensive and more conducive substrate material. /

Perfecting superconductors to change the world

In true entrepreneurial fashion, Adam Standley spends sleepless nights thinking about the research he is conducting at Brown University. A candidate for an M.S....

Falvey keeps staff connected and gets feedback

Five years ago, Michael Falvey challenged his employees to work as a team and decide on their future with Falvey Cargo Underwriting. He did not...
ADVANCED FINANCIAL SERVICES is a great place to work, employees and managers say, because of its culture of honesty and open communication. /

AFS finds it pays to have an ‘open-book’ policy

Kurt Noyce, president of Advanced Financial Services Inc., needs to clear another spot on the company’s trophy shelf. For the second year in a...

BCBSRI serves customers by serving workers

Employees at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island do not expect monetary rewards or trips in exchange for good work. Instead, the...

Meaningful work adds to Perspectives’ appeal

Employees of Perspectives Corp. don’t just enjoy summer outings, large bonuses and career growth opportunities; theirs is a great place to work, they say,...

Dimeo thrives on respect and shared successes

For three generations, the Dimeo family has put tradition, hard work and an open-door policy at the core of its company culture, and its...

Big resources, intimate ties give KPMG leg up

By the looks of it, Susan Rossi’s career was right on path. She was working for a large accounting firm in Boston and enjoyed...

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