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THE BAPTIST CHURCH in Warren will hold its 13th annual Cookie Walk fundraiser on Dec. 15. / COURTESY BAPTIST CHURCH IN WARREN

Philanthropy Calendar, Dec. 7, 2018

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 in...
MANY HATS: Margaret Brooks, president of the Rhode Island Jump$tart Coalition, also heads the Rhode Island Council for Economic Education, advocating for more financial education for K-12 students, and is the director of the Center for Economic Education at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Mass., and also heads the school’s Office of Financial Literacy Initiatives. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Boosting financial literacy Brooks’ passion

Margaret Brooks is passionate about empowering the state’s vulnerable populations via financial literacy, a subject she knows intimately.The fourth of nine children growing up...
PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Cortney Nicolato

Cortney Nicolato | President & CEO, United Way of Rhode Island 1 What experiences will you draw on as United Way’s new president and CEO? Rhode...
GROWING CAMPUS: John M. Kelly is president and CEO of Meeting Street in Providence. The nonprofit, which provides educational and child-development services, is undergoing a four-part, $14 million expansion. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Meeting kids’ needs

Meeting Street, which provides educational and child-development services, moved onto its Eddy Street campus in 2006, and since then has doubled in size.The nonprofit...

BPCI a roadmap for caregivers

There has been much written about innovations within hospitals, primary and other settings of care. However, as the population continues to age, post-acute and...
The Rhode Island Foundation has launched an education improvement-focused task force designed to develop a long-term strategy and shared vision of educational outcomes in the Ocean State. The foundation publicized the group's existence earlier than planned after the release of the state's first R.I. Comprehensive Assessment System results. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

RICAS scores prompt early announcement of R.I. Foundation education task force

PROVIDENCE – With the aid of a 22-person task force of experts and stakeholders, the Rhode Island Foundation has set a course to chart...
Shey Rivera (left) and Shauna Duffy (right) pose with a recreation of the iconic AS220 propeller. On Dec. 31 Rivera will depart the nonprofit arts group to pursue personal endeavors while Duffy has been promoted to a new role for the group, executive director. / COURTESY AS220

AS220 appoints Duffy to new ED role, following departure of artistic...

PROVIDENCE – The leadership duo of Shey Rivera and Shauna Duffy, which co-led AS220 for the past three years, will dissolve at the end...
THE DEADLINE for nonprofits to apply for funding from the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money program is Dec. 31. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KELVIN MA

Deadline approaches for Citizens’ financial-literacy nonprofit funding

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank, the retail bank segment of Citizens Financial Group Inc., has reminded nonprofits the deadline to apply for funding from its...
THE PROVIDENCE Public Library has announced receipt of a $500,000 Champlin Foundation grant in support of the renovation of its 1950s-era facility. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

PPL receives $500K Champlin Foundation grant

PROVIDENCE - A $500,000 Champlin Foundation grant has been awarded to the Providence Public Library in support of the ongoing renovation of its 1950s-era...

Five Questions With: Ed Huttenhower

Ed Huttenhower has been state director for the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center at the University of Rhode Island since September 2015. In...
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