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THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded $550,000 in grants to 24 local animal welfare organizations. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $550K in grants to 24 animal welfare organizations

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that it has awarded $550,000 in grants to 24 animal welfare organizations across the Ocean State. The...
VOLUNTEERS SORT items at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, one of seven social service agencies sharing $180,000 in emergency year-end grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. / COURTESY CONNIE GROSCH/RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Does Rhode Island deserve its reputation for being among the nation’s...

Rhode Island again ranked near the bottom of WalletHub's annual list of the most charitable states, coming in at No. 45 in the ranking...
SOJOURNER HOUSE and Tri-County Community Action Agency received a three-year, $499,999 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women to help improve and expand services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals who are domestic and sexual assault victims.

Sojourner House, Tri-County Community Action receive $499K to expand abuse victim...

PROVIDENCE – Local domestic violence support nonprofit Sojourner House announced Tuesday that it has received a three-year, $499,999 grant from the U.S. Department of...

Bristol County Savings Bank wraps 175th celebration with volunteer day 


VALUED ASSETS Taunton-based Bristol County Savings Bank recently wrapped up its 175th anniversary celebrations with an inaugural BCSB CARES: Employee Volunteer Day on July 12....
HARBORONE FOUNDATION RHODE ISLAND awarded $201,000 in grants to 16 local nonprofit organizations.

HarborOne Foundation R.I. awards $201K in grants to local organizations

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island announced Monday that it has awarded $201,000 in total grants to 16 local nonprofit organizations to help support...

PBN earns 11 awards, including top website, in NENPA competition

BOSTON – Providence Business News received 11 awards from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, including four first place honors, during the association’s...

Annual 401Gives Day raises $3.09M for 507 local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Back on April 1 during 401Gives Day, United Way of Rhode Island CEO and President Cortney Nicolato’s team members attended an event...

Ocean State Job Lot collects 47K winter coats for military veterans

PROVIDING WARMTH: Ocean State Job Lot collected 47,500 winter coats for military veterans in need this past winter through its 2021 “Buy, Give, Get”...

Burrillville elementary teacher receives $25,000 Milken Award

BURRILLVILLE – Nancie Lawrence, a teacher at the Steere Farm Elementary School in Burrillville, was awarded a $25,000 unrestricted grant as a Milken Educator...

R.I. State Police Col. James Manni hired as South Kingstown town...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – R.I. State Police Col. James M. Manni is returning to municipal government as a town manager once again. After serving for three...
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