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THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth and the SouthCoast Development Partnership received a $300,000, three-year investment from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to develop a "blue economy corridor."

Mass. grants UMassD., SouthCoast Development Partnership $300K for blue economy corridor

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the SouthCoast Development Partnership received a $300,000, three-year state investment from the Mass. Executive Office of...

Better Markets pushes SEC to release investor-testing records

PROVIDENCE – A public interest group is calling for the Securities and Exchange Commission to release all records related to investor testing that the...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has granted six health care organizations a combined $3.6 million to reduce chronic disease and health disparities in the region. / COURTESY THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

$3.6M in health care remediation grants announced by R.I. Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Targeting residents of Central Falls, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence, West Warwick, Woonsocket, as well as additional communities in South County, the Rhode Island...

Salisbury Farm corn maze raising funds to help people with bleeding...

JOHNSTON – Opened on Sept. 8, Salisbury Farm, in partnership with the New England Hemophilia Association, is home to a corn maze designed to...

Five Questions With: Thomas P. Fay

Thomas P. Fay is the regional president of BNY Mellon and leads its wealth-management office in Providence. He also serves as president of the...

Local restaurants rally to support those in need

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Multiple local restaurants banded together this summer to welcome tourists and support Rhode Islanders in need.Partnering with Welcome House of South...

College Crusade recognized for success of Latino students

PROVIDENCE – At its annual Celebración de Excelencia event on Oct. 11 in Washington, D.C., Excelencia in Education presented The College Crusade of Rhode...
A WOMAN OBSERVES items for sale during last year's Harvest Time Fair, hosted by United Methodist Elder Care, which has since become Aldersbridge Communities. This year's fair will be held Nov. 9-10 at two East Providence locations, Winslow Gardens and Linn Health & Rehabilitation. / COURTESY ALDERSBRIDGE COMMUNITIES

Philanthropy Calendar, Oct. 19, 2018

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...

Food bank not sure it can handle expected federal surplus

The federal government plans to spend up to $1.2 billion purchasing food produced by U.S. farmers negatively impacted by retaliatory tariffs initiated in response...
EXTRA COMFORT: North Providence resident Amy Antone, shown with her children, started the nonprofit Cuddles of Hope Foundation this past summer to donate gift bags to ailing children.
 / COURTESY AMY ANTONE

Comforting kids when they need it most

Amy Antone of North Providence had her first crisis as a mother this past summer. Her 3-year-old son Lucas fell and hurt his eye....
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am