Monday, October 2, 2023



R.I. Coalition for the Homeless executive director stepping down

PROVIDENCE – Caitlin Frumerie, who has led the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless for six years, announced this week she will step down...
HEALTHY CHOICES: Anusha Venkataraman, managing director of the Central Providence Opportunities Health Equity Zone, at Merino Park in Providence, where residents in several city neighborhoods voted to install composting toilets, as well as make improvements at other city parks. 

These Providence residents were asked how best to spend $1M in...

If you were given $1 million to improve the health and wellness of the people in your neighborhood, how would you spend it? That question...
Te Wu

Here’s where nonprofits outperform and why

My professional project-management career spans mission-driven nonprofits and for-profit organizations. For-profit companies have the funding to hire strong professionals to lead projects, and they...

Who’s On the Board?

Mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Year founded: 1919 Top executive: Dana Borrelli-Murray, CEO 2022 revenue:...

Five Questions With: Lisa G. Bisaccia

Lisa G. Bisaccia, a retired executive vice president from CVS Health Corp., is a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America board...

West Place Animal Sanctuary a finalist for Land Rover Defender Service...

TIVERTON – Local farm animal rescue nonprofit West Place Animal Sanctuary is a finalist for Land Rover USA’s annual Defender Service Awards. The awards program,...
ANTIQUE CAR ORNAMENTS will be among the many crafts for sale at the Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter's ninth annual Crafting for Critters Fall Bazaar on Oct. 14 at the Airport Professional Park in Warwick. / COURTESY FRIENDS OF THE WARWICK ANIMAL SHELTER

Philanthropy Calendar, Sept. 27, 2023

Click here for the Sept. 27, 2022 issue of the Philanthropy Calendar.

Centreville Bank opens loan office in Warren, donates $5K to 2...

WEST WARWICK – Centreville Bank has opened a new loan production office with a full-service ATM/interactive teller machine at 957 Main St. in Warren,...
TRAINING DAY: From left, Deric Vazquez, a client, and Michaela Fraser, employment enhancement facilitator at AccessPoint RI, go through training at the Woonsocket Education Center. 

AccessPoint RI building a workforce through an access point

PBN Innovative Companies 2023 Nonprofit/Social Services: AccessPoint RI For more than a half century Access­Point RI has taken an innovative approach to helping individuals prepare for...

Rhode Island Foundation selects 38 people for Equity Leadership Initiative

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-eight individuals who represent the public, private and nonprofit sectors have been selected by the Rhode Island Foundation to participate in the...
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