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ELIZABETH BURKE BRYANT will step down as Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's executive director by the end of the year after leading the organization since its inception in 1994. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Longtime KIDS COUNT leader Burke Bryant to step down

PROVIDENCE – The only executive director in Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s history will step away from the organization by the end of the year. KIDS...
Michelle Wilcox
Crossroads Rhode Island president
Michelle Wilcox was named president of Providence-based Crossroads Rhode Island in January. She’s served in numerous roles in her nearly 29 years with the nonprofit, which provides housing and services for people experiencing homelessness.

Invest in your staff, culture

Organizations – especially those that provide direct service to people in need – are only as strong as the people they hire. Like many service...

Rios named Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence executive director

LUCY RIOS, who has been serving as interim executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence for close to a year, was...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has created a seven-member search committee and hired national advisory firm Spencer Stuart to help find the organization's next CEO and president. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation creates committee to find next president and CEO

PROVIDENCE – The process to find the Rhode Island Foundation’s next CEO and president is underway. The state’s largest nonprofit funder announced it has formed...

PPL Foundation opens grant program for R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – The philanthropic arm of the state’s primary utility operator is offering grants of up to $50,000 to eligible Rhode Island nonprofits. PPL Foundation,...

R.I. Philharmonic names Wright senior director of education

PROVIDENCE – Michele Wright, who has worked in various music education roles in New York and New Jersey, has been named the Rhode Island...

R.I. Foundation selects 31 individuals for latest Equity Leadership Initiative class

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has chosen 31 new individuals to participate in the second class of the nonprofit funder’s Equity Leadership Initiative. The...

Connecting for Children & Families receives $10K donation from KFC Foundation

WOONSOCKET – Connecting for Children & Families has received a $10,000 donation from the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corp.’s KFC Foundation that will help the...

CareLink starts recruiting participants for Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative

EAST PROVIDENCE – CareLink Inc. started recruiting participants for its Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative, which will provide free treatment to older adults suffering from...
A FEW RHODE ISLAND-BASED nonprofits have either begun, or are beginning to, accept cryptocurrency as a donation option. / AP FILE/KIN CHEUNG

Should nonprofits actively seek cryptocurrency donations?

Always in search of new donation sources, Rhode Island nonprofits are beginning to dip their toes into cryptocurrency. Providence Business News recently reported that The...
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