Nonprofit

Interested in having your business’s community-service project highlighted? Contact PBN Researcher 
Cassius Shuman at 
(401) 680-4884 or 
Shuman@PBN.com. / COURTESY FAMILY SERVICE OF RHODE ISLAND

Family Service of R.I. supports disadvantaged families via Be Safe campaign

FAMILY SUPPORT: Family Service of Rhode Island has helped serve about 14,000 people with its Be Safe campaign, which is aimed at providing disadvantaged...
Shannon Razsadin 
Military Family Advisory Network Inc. 
executive director 
Shannon Razsadin in 2013 was named executive director of the Military Family Advisory Network Inc. The nonprofit, which has a Newport office, seeks to connect military families to resources, including flexible and remote employment for spouses. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Invest in flexibility

Right now, we are all – military and civilian alike – navigating uncharted territory. We all face challenges with what work might look like...

CCRI Foundation elects new trustees

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island Foundation has elected three new individuals to serve as trustees. The new members are Angela Bannerman Ankoma,...
PLANNING AHEAD: TMW Productions owner Tarah Warner says she’s as busy as she was prior to COVID-19, helping clients deal with restrictions related to the pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Events demand flexibility

Tarah Warner wanted to own a small business since she was 15, creating jobs and giving Rhode Islanders a path to success. After being in...

Sojourner House receives $500K grant to aid human trafficking victims

PROVIDENCE – The state has received a $499,998 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs and its component, the Office...

Five Questions With: Therese Curtin

Therese Curtin is the executive director of Connecting for Children and Families Inc., a Woonsocket-based nonprofit that helps support children through educational opportunities and...

Community raises $938K for Hasbro Children’s Hospital after canceled Heroes Ball

PROVIDENCE – Community supporters rallied around Hasbro Children’s Hospital and raised $938,415 for the hospital in lieu of its Heroes Ball, which was canceled...

Philanthropy Calendar, August 5, 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...
NOT CONVINCED: Joshua Riazi, left, manager at Genesis Center, leads a culinary class in February. Riazi isn’t sold on the idea of forming an association to serve as a “chamber of commerce” for the Rhode Island nonprofit sector. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Strength in numbers? Some struggling nonprofits eye an alliance

While many nonprofits are fighting for survival amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steamship Historical Society of America knows better than most what it is...

R.I. census count enters crunch time

The coronavirus pandemic has made the difficult job of getting an accurate census count much harder at a time in which Rhode Island has...

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