Nonprofit & Education

With added pressure, colleges turn to more donors

A million dollars a day, every day for four years. That’s what Brown University’s current fundraising goal boils down to. In surveys conducted by...

Bank of America grants give boost to nonprofits

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation last week gave out $455,000 in grants to two local nonprofits and five individuals as part of a...
CVS EMPLOYEES and their families raised $50,000for the Easter Seals earlier this year by participating inthe Walk With Me event. /

CVS reaches out to children with disabilities

The CVS Caremark All Kids Can program – a five-year, $25 million commitment of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS Caremark Corp....

Modern ‘Moby Dick’ aims to spur fresh discussions

Encouraging 10,000 people to read or re-read Herman Melville’s 19th-century classic, “Moby Dick,” might seem like an overwhelming task. But when you are using...

CVS Caremark joins alliance on disabled

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and CVS Caremark Corp. have established a two-year nationwide alliance to promote the employment...

Giving by large corporations up 4.8% in 2006

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the Indian Ocean tsunami brought such a surge in corporate philanthropy that a sharp decline seemed likely to follow. In...

Web tools to manage projects

Dear Dan: I’m called “Project Queen” around our fast-growing small company because I’m the one who keeps all of our projects on track. But...
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‘No’ can be the first step to making your sale

No. The word every sales or business development person dreads hearing? Wrong! No. The deal-stopper? Not exactly! No. Now you need to convince the customer...

$20K donation to support URI business program

As a part of the $100 million “Making a Difference” capital campaign at the University of Rhode Island, the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode...
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