ATTENDEES SAMPLE desserts during the 2018 Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England Cookies & Cocktails event at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick. This year's event will be held on March 7 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. / COURTESY GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 22, 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...

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 Feb....
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

Will you use the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry this year?

After pausing its operations in the fall, the nonprofit that owns and operates the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry says that it has come up...
AMOS HOUSE and the Genesis Center will receive a combined $360,000 over three years from the Citi Foundation and LISC Rhode Island through the Bridges to Career Opportunities Initiative run by the Local Initiatives Support Corp.

2 R.I. nonprofits awarded $360K from LISC R.I. and Citi...

PROVIDENCE – Two local nonprofits, the Genesis Center and Amos House, have been awarded a combined $360,000 from the Citi Foundation and the Local...
SIOBHAN DULLEA has been named CEO of MassChallenge. / COURTESY MASSCHALLENGE

MassChallenge appoints Dullea CEO

BOSTON – MassChallenge has appointed Sioban Dullea as CEO effective immediately, succeeding John Harthorne.The company said that since 2016, Dullea has led MassChallenge’s worldwide operations,...
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...
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