JUAN CARLOS PAYERO has been named Newport program director for Social Greenhouse Enterprise. / COURTESY SOCIAL GREENHOUSE ENTERPRISE

Payero named Newport program director for SEG

NEWPORT – Juan Carlos Payero has been named Social Greenhouse Enterprise Newport program director, the organization announced Wednesday.Payero most recently served as the student...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION announced $285,000 in grants to 40 nonprofits in Newport County from the Newport County Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards $285K to 40 Newport Co. groups

NEWPORT – The Rhode Island Foundation awarded a combined $285,000 to 40 nonprofit organizations in Newport County in the fields of housing, education and...
FORMER R.I. SUPREME COURT Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr. has joined the board of directors of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND CENTER FOR FREEDOM & PROSPERITY

Flanders to join R.I. Center for Freedom & Prosperity board, adding...

PROVIDENCE – Former R.I. Supreme Court Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr. has joined the board of directors of the conservative advocacy organization Rhode Island...

Five Questions With: Dr. Doreen Wiggins

Dr. Doreen Wiggins, an obstetrician-gynecologist and surgical oncologist who focuses on breast cancer, is one of the founders of FRIENDS WAY, Rhode Island's only...

PCU announces $104,500 in grants from Community Investment Fund

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Credit Union's Community Investment Fund is awarding $104,500 in grants to 11 local nonprofits focused on providing academic support to low-income...

Philanthropy Calendar, June 7, 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...
DELIVERING SMILES: Kerri Baker, left, child-life specialist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, receives gift bags for sick children, from Amy Antone of the Cuddles of Hope Foundation.
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These gifts go to kids who need them most

When you run a successful nonprofit that provides gift bags for children who are in a hospital or in a shelter, you end up...
SAVE THE BAY received $2.3 million in contributions, gifts and grants in 2018 and raised $1.6 million for an anniversary capital campaign. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Save The Bay finishes fiscal ’18 in black, moves ahead on...

PROVIDENCE – Save The Bay Inc. had total revenue of $3.7 million in fiscal 2018, including $2.3 million in contributions, gifts and grants, the...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, June 3, 2019

An impressive collection of books is just the beginning of the story of PPL’s rise as a community leader.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S....

Five Questions With: Junior Jabbie

Junior Jabbie is the president and CEO for Banneker Industries Inc. in North Smithfield. He is serving as chairperson of the 2019 American Heart...
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