Nonprofit & Education

AG plans foreclosure-assistance seminars

PAWTUCKET - The first in a series of state-sponsored foreclosure-assistance seminars will be held in Pawtucket, it was announced this week by R.I. Attorney...

Reed announces funding for homeless veterans

WASHINGTON – The Providence Housing Authority will receive $266,713 in federal funds to help secure permanent supportive housing for 35 homeless veterans, U.S. Senator...

Bryant to get replica of Forbidden City building

SMITHFIELD – Former President George H.W. Bush will help Bryant University launch a project to replicate in Rhode Island a well-known building from Beijing’s...

Clam transplant is first step<br> for new conservation alliance

CHARLESTOWN – Volunteers working for a new public-private conservation partnership today transplanted more than 90,000 clams, collectively weighing nearly 20,000 pounds, into Ninegret Pond. The...

Feinstein gives $500,000 for RIC scholarships

CRANSTON and PROVIDENCE – Alan Shaw Feinstein today announced a $500,000 donation to Rhode Island College that will establish a scholarship fund for Feinstein...

College Crusade succeeds in boosting <br> graduation, college-going rates – report

PROVIDENCE – Students who participated in The College Crusade of Rhode Island were half again as likely to graduate from high school than their...
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Business plan winners named at Expo 2008

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition 2008 has named its three winners. In an announcement made at Business Expo 2008, sponsored by...
THE ANNUAL RIPA BANQUET celebrated work from 29 publications across the state, and also featured the awarding of two scholarships and three inductions into the Rhode Island Journalism Hall of Fame. /

PBN takes Business Story prize in R.I. Press contest

WARWICK – The Providence Business News took home three awards from the Rhode Island Press Association’s 2007 editorial contest, including first place in...

Steinberg named to lead R.I. Foundation

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation’s board of directors today named Neil D. Steinberg, campaign director and vice president of development at Brown University...

Innovation in Healthcare applicants sought

PROVIDENCE – Quality Partners of Rhode Island, the statewide health care improvement organization, today announced it is seeking applicants for its 2008 Advancing Innovation...

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