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A LIFELINE: James Donahue in 2019 led a partnership between Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Mass., to acquire Bristol-based nonprofit Coggeshall Farm Museum to help revitalize the struggling Rhode Island-based organization. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

James Donahue, Old Sturbridge Village/Coggeshall Farm Museum CEO and president

Leaders & Achievers 2022 JAMES DONAHUE CEO and president, Old Sturbridge Village/Coggeshall Farm Museum JAMES DONAHUE BELIEVES that in order to be a truly effective...
RAPID GROWTH: After Peter Marino became CEO and president of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island in 2014, the nonprofit health insurer’s revenue grew from $450 million to $1.5 billion and its membership has more than doubled. / 
PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Peter Marino, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island CEO and president

Leaders & Achievers 2022 PETER MARINO CEO and president, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island FRONT-LINE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, as well as the Rhode Islanders they...
TO THE RESCUE: Wendy Taylor, founder and executive director of Tiverton-based nonprofit West Place Animal Sanctuary, oversees a home to approximately 100 rescued farm animals, wild waterfowl and gam/ 
PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Wendy Taylor, West Place Animal Sanctuary founder and executive director

Leaders & Achievers 2022 WENDY TAYLOR Founder and executive director, West Place Animal Sanctuary WENDY TAYLOR WAS 14 when she knew law school was for her. But...
BUILDING UP: Michelle Wilcox, president of Crossroads Rhode Island, managed the growth of the program and housing assets budgets from $5 million to $13.4 million. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Michelle Wilcox, Crossroads Rhode Island president

Leaders & Achievers 2022 MICHELLE WILCOX President, Crossroads Rhode Island NEARLY 30 YEARS into her career at Crossroads Rhode Island, Michelle Wilcox still feels working at...

Providence launches $500K grant program for arts and culture events

PROVIDENCE – The city on Wednesday announced a new grant program aimed at helping nonprofits pay for public art and culture events. Grants of up...

Cicilline introduces legislation to make colleges more affordable

PROVIDENCE – Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., on Aug. 1 introduced legislation in the U.S. House to help make college more affordable for students. Cicilline...

Five Questions With: Kyleen Carpenter

Kyleen Carpenter is the head of school of Blackstone Academy Charter School in Pawtucket. She is a Fulbright scholar and spent time in Finland...

Former R.I. Philharmonic music director Rachleff dies at 67

PROVIDENCE – Larry Rachleff, the former longtime music director for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, died Aug. 8 in Houston, the orchestra announced Aug....

Bryant University names Ng new CFO, VP of business affairs

SMITHFIELD – Donna Ng, an experienced higher education leader and financial officer, has been named Bryant University’s new vice president for business affairs and...

R.I. Foundation offering grants to serve state’s Black community

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation will provide more than $100,000 in grants from its Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund to nonprofits that serve the...
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