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THE COGGESHALL FARM MUSEUM'S 18th-century farmhouse is slated to undergo a roof restoration this year, using funds from a $50,000 Carter Family Charitable Trust operations grant it recently received. / COURTESY COGGESHALL FARM MUSEUM/JEFF FOX

Carter Family Charitable Trust awards $50K to Coggeshall Farm Museum

BRISTOL – Coggeshall Farm Museum was the recipient of a $50,000 Carter Family Charitable Trust operations grant, the nonprofit announced earlier this spring.The funds...
THE STADIUM THEATRE PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE will host its 16th annual Auction for the Arts on Thursday, May 31. / COURTESY STADIUM THEATRE PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Philanthropy Calendar, May 11, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...

United Way honors Capital Good Fund with 2-1-1 Innovation Award

ANDY POSNER is the founder of Capital Good Fund, a Providence-based social change organization that uses financial services to address America’s poverty problems. The...

United Way of Rhode Island receives nearly $60K raised by IGT...

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC Rhode Island employees raised close to $60,000 for United Way of Rhode Island after the company held a...

Groundwork RI to receive $200K EPA job-training grant

PAWTUCKET – Groundwork Rhode Island will receive a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to help residents learn the skills to secure employment...
SOUTHCOAST HEALTH has awarded $142,065 to 39 nonprofits around the south coast of Massachusetts. Above, from left to right: Nancy Oliviera, Henry Lord Community School - Truce Center; Aimee Bronhard, principal, Henry Lord Community School - Truce Center; Wendy Garf-Lipp, executive director, United Neighbors of Fall River; Keith A. Hovan, president and CEO, Southcoast Health; and Grace Gerling, executive director, Greater Fall River RE-CREATION. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH

Southcoast Health awards $142K to 39 nonprofits

NEW BEDFORD – Southcoast Health System Inc. awarded $142,065 in Community Benefits Impact Opportunity program grants to 39 local nonprofits in the region, the...
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE has a new website, featuring an interactive home page and updated content. It was created by Newport-based Worldways Social Marketing.

Newport company creates new website for Social Enterprise Greenhouse

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse has a new website, created by Worldways Social Marketing in Newport.The nonprofit – a network of hundreds of businesses...
CAPITAL GOOD FUND, based in Providence, will offer $230,000 in financial relief, in the form of low-interest loans, made possible by a joint investment from JPMorgan Chase and The Miami Foundation to help evacuees from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who were displaced to Florida by Hurricane Maria in September.

Capital Good Fund to help Hurricane Maria evacuees

PROVIDENCE — Hurricane Maria evacuees currently displaced in Florida will be getting much-needed financial assistance from a Rhode Island-based nonprofit starting Tuesday.Capital Good Fund...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION reported that its total assets increased to $957 million by the end of 2017 in its latest Annual Report. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation reports 14% increase in assets in 2017

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation’s assets totaled $957.4 million at the end of 2017, a $120.6 million, or 14.4 percent, year-over-year increase, according...

Reed announces $132K for AmeriCorps VISTA projects in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Jack F. Reed announced $132,000 in federal funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service for two AmeriCorps Volunteers in...
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