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DESIGNxRI has announced its 2020 Providence Design Catalyst program awardees.

DESIGNxRI announces Catalyst program cohort

PROVIDENCE – The 2020 Providence Design Catalyst program participants and awardees and participants of the 2020 were announced by DESIGNxRI on Wednesday. The 11 participating...

Five Questions With: Tina Spears

Tina Spears is the executive director for the Community Provider Network of Rhode Island, a Warwick-based organization that represents multiple providers of services and...

New officers named to executive board of Big Brothers Big Sisters...

CRANSTON – A new board president was among four officers named to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island executive board of directors,...

Philanthropy Calendar, Jan. 22, 2020

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...

Oberg elected Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island board president

C. PAUL OBERG has been elected president of the board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island for 2020. He is...
SEBASTIAN RUTH, founder and artistic director of Providence-based music nonprofit Community MusicWorks, will receive a $500,000 award from the Lewis Prize for Music to support his music programs. / COURTESY LEWIS PRIZE FOR MUSIC

Community MusicWorks founder receives $500K to support music programs

PROVIDENCE – Sebastian Ruth, founder and artistic director of Providence-based music nonprofit Community MusicWorks, will be receiving a very significant monetary gift to support...
ELEVEN ENTITIES in Rhode Island have received a combined $7.3 million in federal funding for projects to combat homelessness. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. receives $7.3M to combat homelessness

PROVIDENCE – More than 30 homeless-assistance projects have received $7.3 million in federal Continuum of Care grants, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced. The grants are...

Museum of Work & Culture to host memory loss programs

WOONSOCKET – A new monthly series at the Museum of Work & Culture is designed for people with memory loss and their caretakers. Living Memories...
UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND and Social Enterprise Greenhouse has selected 10 fellows for its inaugural Nonprofit Innovation Lab, which commences Monday.

United Way of RI, SEG select 10 fellows for inaugural Nonprofit...

PROVIDENCE – Ten local nonprofit leaders have been selected as fellows by United Way of Rhode Island and Social Enterprise Greenhouse for the two...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation has created the Fund for Rhode Island Public Education to help raise money to support public education throughout the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation creates fund to support public education in state

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has established a fund to accept donations from individuals and the business and nonprofit communities to help improve...
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