ATTENDEES MAKE THEIR bids on sports memorabilia during the Ocean State Waves' Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser in 2016. This year's fundraiser will take place on Feb. 15 at The Towers in Narragansett. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE WAVES

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 1, 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...
TAXATION NEEDS REPRESENTATION: A proposal in Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s fiscal 2020 budget forces communities and the nontaxable nonprofits located in them to come to new arrangements to aid municipal governments. 
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Forcing nonprofits to pay taxes not a solution to budget issues

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s budget proposal includes a provision that would allow communities to levy taxes on nonprofit hospitals and colleges, potentially voiding many...

Native assets can lead to stronger R.I.

For proof of how Rhode Island is building a stronger and more resilient economy, think about these two recent bits of news. The one with...
Nine companies will receive grants ranging in size from $10,000 to $20,000 in the latest iteration of DESIGNxRI’s Providence Design Catalyst program. Pictured are the recipients of 2019 grants. BACK ROW, L to R: Justin Kerr of Justin Kerr Design, Michael Savoia of Villa Savoia, Willa Van Nostrand of Bitte Artisanal Catering, Benjamin Laudicano of Chasing Brunch, Matthew Larkin of Nine and Two Thirds. FRONT ROW, L to R: Urvi Sharma and Manan Narang of INDO LLC, Erin Kayvedo of Chasing Brunch, Maria Prus of M Designs Studio, Phoebe Neel of Ephemera. Not pictured: Rebecca Atwood and Gabriel Long of Atomic Clock. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DESIGNxRI announces 2019 Providence Design Catalyst cohort

PROVIDENCE – Everything from furniture and glass design to photography, craft cocktails and branding were represented among the nine winners of the 2019 Providence...

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice awarded RIF grant for home pharmacist...

PORTSMOUTH – The Rhode Island Foundation has granted the independent nonprofit Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice $80,200 for pharmacist services provided by its Home...

Bridge to Fitness benefits regional charities with ‘Fitness Jamboree’

MIDDLETOWN – Capping off 2018 and ringing in the new year in a charitable fashion, exercise company Bridge to Fitness hosted a 90-minute “Fitness...
ATTENDEES MAKE THEIR bids on sports memorabilia during the Ocean State Waves' Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser in 2016. This year's fundraiser will take place on Feb. 15 at The Towers in Narragansett. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE WAVES

Philanthropy Calendar, Jan. 25, 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...
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Five Questions With Nina Stack

Nina Stack | Executive director, The Champlin Foundation 1. You were appointed executive director in June of last year. How have you found your...
COMMUNITY SERVICE: James “Jeff” Carney, the former Rhode Island director of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, recently received the AARP Rhode Island Andrus Award for Community Service. Pictured with Carney is AARP Rhode Island State Director Kathleen Connell. 
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Carney receives community service award from AARP

JAMES “JEFF” CARNEY, former Rhode Island director of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, recently received the AARP Rhode Island Andrus Award for Community Service...

BankRI holiday giving campaign sends 1,400 gifts to local youths

PROVIDENCE – Wrapping up its 21st annual season, the Bank Rhode Island Holiday Giving Tree program collected 1,481 gifts to distribute to local children. Throughout...
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