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Slater Technology Fund invests in Providence ‘e-learning’ startup

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund, a local nonprofit seed fund for business ventures, has invested $25,000 in GoPeer, a Providence-based “e-learning” startup, as...

United Way of R.I. awards $150K to Olneyville community groups

PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $150,000 to 12 organizations that support children and families in the city’s Olneyville neighborhood.The grants...

R.I. students to benefit from school supplies collected by police, HarborOne

PROVIDENCE – As the new school year approaches, backpacks and school supplies are top of mind, especially for charitable organizations looking to help needy...

E.G. businessman Alan Weiss appointed president of Festival Ballet Providence

PROVIDENCE – The Festival Ballet Providence board of trustees has elected Alan Weiss, a global business consultant who lives in East Greenwich, as president...
NEWPORT ART HOUSE will hold its (Anti) Gala on Aug. 23 at The Bellevue House in Newport. / COURTESY NEWPORT ART HOUSE

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 16, 2019

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...

Five Questions With: Karen Santilli

Karen Santilli is the CEO and president of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest nonprofit that works with homeless individuals and families.On Thursday,...
BONNIE MELLO, left, has been named CEO and president of LifeStream. She succeeds John Lataweic, right, who retired on Aug. 11. / COURTESY LIFESTREAM

Mello appointed CEO and president of LifeStream

NEW BEDFORD – Bonnie Mello has been named CEO and president of LifeStream Inc., the human service provider announced this week. Mello had served...

WaterFire Providence to host TechFire Job Fair Aug. 17

PROVIDENCE – WaterFire Providence will host the first-ever TechFire Job Fair and Technology Showcase on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 6-9 p.m.Sponsored by Virgin Pulse,...

Healthcentric Advisors uses $175K grant to target high blood pressure

PROVIDENCE – Healthcentric Advisors, a nonprofit based in the city, is launching a project focused on reducing uncontrolled high blood pressure in medically underserved...

Warwick, East Providence Boys & Girls Clubs get Cox innovation labs

WARWICK – Boys & Girls Club facilities in Warwick and East Providence have launched innovation labs featuring equipment such as virtual reality headsets and...
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