AFTER AN OPERATIONAL PAUSE and consideration of sale of the tall ship, the nonprofit that owns the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry says it will now remain in Rhode Island with a new operating model and a new CEO and staff. / COURTESY OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND

Oliver Hazard Perry to stay in R.I. with new operating model,...

NEWPORT – The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will remain in Rhode Island for year-round programming, the nonprofit Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island announced Monday...
IN 2018, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded $52 million in grants to over 1,800 nonprofits. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards record $52M in 2018

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $52 million in grants to more than 1,800 nonprofit organizations in 2018, according to the foundation Monday.The...

Five Questions With: Kristin Quinn

Kristin Quinn is the executive director of the Woonsocket YMCA. She succeeds Diane Martin, who served in the position for more than a decade....
HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL leadership receives a $103,066 donation from Spirit Halloween representatives on Jan. 22. The funds, raised through the retailer’s "Spirit of Children" program, will benefit the hospital’s Child Life program. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Hasbro Children’s Hospital receives $103K from Spirit Halloween

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Children’s Hospital was the beneficiary of a $103,066 donation from seasonal Halloween retailer Spirit Halloween, which the hospital received Jan. 22...
MORE THAN $60,000 was raised for Rhode Island-based nonprofits at the 2018 Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in July. Pictured, from left: Ernie Spaziano, Holy Family Home for Women and Children director; David Beauchesne, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School executive director; the Rev. Edward Cardente, pastor of Holy Family Home for Women and Children; Mike Scarpetti, Boys & Girls Club of Providence director of operations; Robert Naparstek, Rhode Island Philharmonic board president; Annette Mozzoni, Rhode Island Philharmonic director of education; Nancy Diz Bain, co-director of the Met School; Jeffrey Osborne; Eileen Hayes, Amos House executive director; Ron Wright, Button Hole Golf Course executive director; Carlene Casciano-McCann, St. Mary’s Home for Children executive director; and Adam Bush, founding provost of College Unbound. / COURTESY JEFFREY OSBORNE FOUNDATION

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic raises $60K for local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – More than $60,000 was raised at the annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic held over the summer, with the funds benefiting multiple Rhode...
ORANGETHEORY FITNESS in Cranston has teamed up with Comprehensive Community Action Program for the inaugural "Burning to Keep Others Warm" blanket and clothing drive. Clothing items can be dropped off at the fitness facility at 4 Chapel View Blvd. in Cranston from now until Feb. 17. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 15, 2019

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...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley is a community-development corporation that works with residents, businesses and neighborhood institutions to enrich neighborhood life and make affordable-housing...

Steinberg asks NRI Chamber members to help state better educate children

LINCOLN – Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg on Feb. 6 challenged attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s...
RHODE ISLAND was given the distinction of being a state that is working toward innovative equality for LGBTQ citizens in the latest State Equality Index compiled by the nonprofit Human Rights Campaign Foundation. / COURTESY HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

R.I. scores well on LGBTQ equality index

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was designated as a state that is working toward innovative equality for LGBTQ citizens in the latest State Equality Index,...
HEATHER AMARAL has departed her role as executive director of Meals On Wheels of Rhode Island. The organization has appointed Laurianne Kaplan and Patricia Sullivan as interim co-executive directors and is conducting a national search for a permanent successor. / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

Meals on Wheels R.I. names Kaplan & Sullivan interim co-directors following...

PROVIDENCE – Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island has appointed Laurianne Kaplan and Patricia Sullivan as interim co-executive directors, coinciding with the announcement of...
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