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R.I. Senate’s President’s Cup raises $40K for Hasbro Children’s Hospital

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate’s annual President’s Cup golf tournament raised $40,000 in support of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the hospital announced on Oct....
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded $660,000 in grants to 11 local minority-led nonprofits in order to help build the nonprofits' capacities. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $660K to 11 minority-led nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Tuesday that it has awarded $660,000 in grants to 11 local minority-led nonprofits color in order to...
THE RHODE ISLAND Health Educational Building Corp. has approved a new $1 million capital grant program. Grants may be up to $100,000 each. Applications are due by Jan. 14.

RIHEBC approves new $1M capital grant program

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. has approved $1 million for a new capital grant program, the quasipublic entity announced Monday. The...
THE RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY Food Bank released Monday its annual Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island, which notes that racial inequities and food insecurity remain high. Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff, pictured, feels the COVID-19 pandemic made things worse for communities of color. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I. food bank: Food insecurity, racial inequities still problematic

PROVIDENCE – As Rhode Island’s economy gradually recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity remains high, affording adequate food is still a challenge for...

Senior care organizations signal alarm bell on staffing shortage

PROVIDENCE – Two senior care organizations say that the labor shortage hampering Rhode Island's long-term care facilities, made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic, has...

MENTOR Rhode Island gets $491K to develop mentorship program for at-risk...

PROVIDENCE – MENTOR Rhode Island has been awarded a $491,332 grant to support the launch of a new mentorship program to work with youths...
NEIL D. STEINBERG, CEO and president of the Rhode Island Foundation, and Jayne Hayward, CEO and president of the Rhode Island Health Center Association, discuss the 40 recommendations the foundation has put forth regarding the proposed merger of Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

R.I. Foundation unveils recommendations on proposed Lifespan-CNE merger

PROVIDENCE – When Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System in April submitted plans to merge as a single integrated academic health system...

Polaris MEP launches manufacturing report on workforce, growth in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Nonprofit consulting organization Polaris MEP has launched the “2022 State of RI Manufacturing Study,” a first-ever look at trends in the state’s...

Five Questions with: Phillip Kydd

Phillip Kydd is the principal of Warwick-based business services company Gemini Group and was recently elected to the Festival Ballet Providence’s board of trustees....

Refugees could help employers

Businesses and community groups preparing to welcome an estimated 250 refugees from Afghanistan expected to settle in Rhode Island deserve thanks and, more importantly,...

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