Saturday, February 4, 2023



Louis Perrotti

Perrotti receives Recovery Champion Award from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

LOUIS PERROTTI, Roger Williams Park Zoo’s director of conservation, was celebrated recently in recognition of receiving the 2020 Recovery Champion Award from the U.S....

Effective altruism a growing charitable movement

Effective altruism is an intellectual and charitable movement that aspires to find the best ways to help others. People dedicated to it rely on...
ELEVEN SMALL BUSINESSES have been awarded a total of $177,500 in loans during the first-round of funding from the ONE Neighborhood Builders Central Providence Community Loan Fund Thursday.

First wave of Central Providence Opportunities Loans awarded

PROVIDENCE – Eleven local businesses were awarded a combined $177,500 in loans during the first round of funding from the ONE Neighborhood Builders' Central...

Five Questions With: Al Vario

Al Vario is the new CEO and president of the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center in Warwick. The center offers support and services to...

Programs to make final pitch for United Way/SEG Nonprofit Lab

PROVIDENCE – Ten organizations will make their final pitch on Feb. 1 for an opportunity to secure seed funding to bring their programs to...

Pancoast appointed new R.I. Veterinary Medical Association president

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Shelly Pancoast, who has served on the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association’s board of directors since 2021, was appointed as the...
GALLERY NIGHT PROVIDENCE will hold its 2023 season kickoff fundraiser on Feb. 17 at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. / COURTESY DBVW ARCHITECTS

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 1, 2023

Click here for the Sept. 27, 2022 issue of the Philanthropy Calendar.
THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL District has been noted as the Providence Preservation Society's 2023 Most Endangered Properties. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

Providence Preservation Society lists 2023 most endangered properties

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society on Tuesday released its 2023 Most Endangered Properties list, which will also be shared during the society’s annual...

BankRI donates $90K to 23 R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island recently donated just under $90,000 to 23 Rhode Island nonprofits, according to a news release. The grants aim to support...
RHODE ISLAND once again received mixed results, including another failing grade on funding tobacco prevention programs, from the American Lung Association, according to its annual State of Tobacco Control report.

Report: State woefully underfunding tobacco control programs

PROVIDENCE – Once again, the American Lung Association has given Rhode Island a mixed report card on ending tobacco use in the state, including...
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