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Horse-drawn carriages return to Newport for Weekend of Coaching

NEWPORT – Authentic 19th-century horse-drawn carriages will be on parade for view to the public for free throughout Newport in the Preservation Society of...

Citizens Bank, WJAR-TV NBC 10 accepting Champions in Action applications

PROVIDENCE – Friday marks the final day to apply for Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Champions in Action 2019 program in the youth...

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 17, 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...
SUCCESS STORY: Lisa J. Raiola is the founder of Hope & Main, a Warren-based food-startup incubator that has worked with more than 350 businesses. Three of the 51 initial PBN Something New small businesses are either graduates or current members of Hope & Main.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

From ‘Something New,’ the strong survive

“To some people, small sounds like a limitation,” said Travis Webster-Booth, owner of TWB Creative, a copywriting and business-services firm launched in October 2014...
ACCELERATOR PITCH: ­Jayanthi Narasimhan, CEO of WatchRx Inc., which began as a wearable-device startup selling watches designed to help aging parents live independently and to better manage medications and health conditions remotely, speaks during the 2017 Health and Wellness Accelerator Pitch Event at Social Enterprise Greenhouse in Providence.
 / COURTESY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE

SEG sees increased demand for Health and Wellness Accelerator program

Since founding SimplaFYI in North Kingstown in July 2016, Kathleen Repoli has seen her integrative care company grow from a provincial health care network...

Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge application period opens Aug. 24

PROVIDENCE – The application period for the next cohort of Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge opens Aug. 24, the nonprofit announced.Polaris MEP will host...

Rhode Island students raise $278K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

WARWICK – Students from 167 Rhode Island schools have raised $278,605 for the 2017-18 school year to fund blood cancer research through the Leukemia...
501(C)(3) NONPROFITS employed an average of 68,348 workers in Rhode Island in 2016 at an annual average wage of $49,667 per worker. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

BLS: Average pay at R.I. 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2016 was $49.7K

PROVIDENCE – There were 1,756 501(c)(3) nonprofits in Rhode Island in 2016, employing on average 68,348 people, and who were paid a combined $3.4...

Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island seeking applications for grants

WARWICK – The Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island distributes $5,000 each quarter to nonprofit organizations helping individuals and is seeking applications for remaining grants this...
THE CATTLE CRIB, located on Beacon Hill Road in Newport, was one of the Doris Duke Preservation award winners announced by the Newport Restoration Foundation. / COURTESY NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION

Newport Restoration Foundation names Doris Duke Preservation Award winners

NEWPORT – Three recent projects will be recognized at the 12th annual Doris Duke Preservation Awards for their contribution to preserving Newport’s architectural heritage,...
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