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RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION announced Monday that it is committing $8.5 million over the next three years to address and help eliminate racial inequality in the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation committing $8.5M to address racial disparities, inequities

PROVIDENCE – Offering grants to support minority-owned businesses, investing in nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders of color and making significant monetary commitments to improve communities...
Madalyn Ciampi in September became the first executive director of Providence Promise. The nonprofit, parent-driven organization was founded in 2018 and supports the post-secondary aspirations of Providence children and their families. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Keep staff well-being in focus

Madalyn Ciampi | Providence Promise executive director The COVID-19 crisis has impacted nearly every aspect of life, and the roles of many nonprofits have grown...

Who’s On the Board?

Mission: To educate boys from underserved communities in grades 5-8. Year founded: 1993 Executive director: John Wolf 2019 revenue: WND BOARD MEMBERS Dennis Leamy Jr., board chair, Innovation manager,...
HEALTHY DISTRIBUTION: Joseph DeSantis, right, CEO and president of Tri-County Community Action Agency, and Jacquelyn Lorenti, medical assistant, help distribute COVID-19 kits at the agency’s testing site in Johnston, while Medical Director Dr. Wilfredo Giordano-Perez, left, administers a COVID-19 test. The kits distributed by the group include masks, sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues and health-related educational information. / COURTESY TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

Tri-County Community Action Agency provides COVID testing, fuel amid pandemic

THE TRI-COUNTY Community Action Agency has been aiding those in need during the coronavirus pandemic, including hosting COVID-19 testing at its Johnston site and...

Centreville Bank donates $450K to organizations in R.I. and Conn.

WEST WARWICK – The Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation recently donated $450,000 to 13 educational and charitable organizations in Rhode Island and Connecticut, according to...

Raimondo, Alexander-Scott among honorees for Connecting for Children and Families’ Vision...

WOONSOCKET – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and R.I. Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott will be recognized with the Beacon of Hope Award from nonprofit...

R.I. Foundation awards $53K for services to LGBTQ communities

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Oct. 8 that it has awarded a total of $53,140 to eight organizations that service Rhode Island’s...

Philanthropy Calendar, Oct. 14, 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...

BankNewport donates $5,000 to Federal Hill House

NEWPORT – BankNewport recently donated $5,000 to Federal Hill House to expand its Early Learning Center, according to a news release. The donation allows the...

Rivera promoted to captain at The Salvation Army in Newport

LENISSA RIVERA, a Middletown resident and corps officer at The Salvation Army in Newport, has been promoted to captain. Rivera moved to Newport in...

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