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Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket receives $21K grant from Newman’s...

PAWTUCKET – Newman’s Own Foundation in early August awarded the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket a $21,665 grant to address the need for...

Freeman named next Providence Foundation assistant director

PROVIDENCE – Nick Freeman was named by the Providence Foundation as its newest assistant director in a recent September announcement.“We are thrilled to have...

25th annual Wet Paint fundraiser nets $121K for Newport Art Museum

NEWPORT – Hosted Aug. 12 by the Newport Art Museum, the 25th annual Wet Paint fundraiser saw $121,780 donated in support of the institution.Three...
ATTENDEES SELECT BOWLS prior to walking into the Rhode Island Community Food Bank's annual Empy Bowls fundraising event last year. This year's event will be held Oct. 18 at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Philanthropy Calendar, Sept. 28, 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...
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Do programs and services in R.I. match needs?

For Karen A. Santilli, president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, bridging the gap between programs and services in the community and those in...

Simon lauded as community champion

TOBY SIMON, board member of the Sheila Nowell Leadership Academy, was recently presented with the Community Champion Award by Sojourner House. The award was...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island is dedicated to meeting nutritional and other special needs of the elderly in order to help them...
BREAKING BARRIERS: College Unbound provides access to college for busy adults, offering babysitting service and dinner to save time so they can go direct to class. Charlene Howie, of Providence, eats dinner while studying before class. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

College Unbound clears hurdles blocking adult learning

Innovative Companies | NonprofitsCollege Unbound’s story began in 2009 as an initiative of Big Picture Learning, a nonprofit with more than 20 years of...
SAGE COUNSEL: From left, Nacor Matos Custodia, financial coach at Capital Good Fund, and Wally Okby, vice president of investor relations, counsel clients Ann-gel Mitchell and Charles Isler in managing their finances.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Capital Good Fund offers competitive alternative to payday lenders

Innovative Companies | FinancialRunning into financial issues or attempting to get out of bad situations can be daunting. Providence-based Capital Good Fund can come...
SIX RHODE ISLAND BUSINESSES WERE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY by the Social Enterprise Greenhouse as winners of the inaugural Best for Rhode Island program. The statewide initiative recognizes companies which leverage their business operation to positively impact society and the environment. / COURTESY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE

Six local businesses honored by SEG in Best for Rhode Island...

PROVIDENCE – In its inaugural Best for Rhode Island initiative, the Social Enterprise Greenhouse has recognized six local companies for their efforts using their...
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