Nonprofit

TWENTY-SEVEN local nonprofits received $1.2 million in grants from the United Way of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund.

27 nonprofits receive $1.2M in support from COVID-19 Response Fund

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-seven nonprofits will share $1.2 million in crisis-response grants from the United Way of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Foundation’s COVID-19...
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Trinity Rep raises $60K for R.I. Food Bank

RAISING DOUGH: Trinity Repertory Company raised $60,445 for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank from audiences that attended the company’s stage play “A Christmas...
THREE RHODE ISLAND-based nonprofits received $125,000 total from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to help vulnerable individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 R.I. nonprofits receive $125K from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island-based nonprofits are receiving $125,000 from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to help the organizations address needs and individuals impacted...

Stepping Up: SkillsRI ramps up virtual job-training services for the newly...

PROVIDENCE – Few, if any, saw the global coronavirus crisis coming, including Skills for Rhode Island’s Future. But the last three years have in some...

Five Questions With: Laurie Gunter Mantz

Laurie Gunter Mantz is the founder and CEO of Dementia Training for Life, a Providence-based nonprofit that trains a range of health care providers...
GRANT APPLICATIONS for nonprofits to possibly receive funding from the United Way of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Foundation's Rhode Island COVID-19 Response Fund are now being accepted.

Grant applications for COVID-19 Response Fund now being accepted

PROVIDENCE – Nonprofits offering direct-service programs that are being impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for grants from a special response...
CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND has implemented new initiatives, including health screenings via questionnaire and having case managers speak with sheltered individuals over the phone, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND

Homeless organizations in need of supplies; shift operations

PROVIDENCE – Local homeless shelters and organizations are already fighting an uphill battle to keep some of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable residents off the...

Five Questions With: Lorne Adrain

Lorne Adrain is the founder of Providence-based nonprofit Global Fellows in Courage, a retreat experience dedicated to connecting leaders to create ideas to push...
PLANTING THE SEEDS: Sheri Griffin and Jesse Rye, co-executive directors of Farm Fresh RI, stand in front of the steel framework for the organization’s brand-new 60,000-square-foot Food Hub facility in the Woonasquatucket River Valley that will be completed in the fall of 2020. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SALERNO

Farm Fresh R.I. growing food operation

Farm Fresh Rhode Island IS taking its operation to the next level by building a new facility and ascribing to the ambitious goal of...

HarborOne Foundation R.I. awards $92K in grants to Ocean State nonprofits

WARWICK – HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island announced March 17 that it will present a total of $92,500 to 14 local nonprofits for their work...

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