Nonprofit & Education

Philanthropy Calendar, June 7, 2019

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...
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HIGHWAY RELOCATION: Shown at right are the East Side parcels of developable land in the 40-acre Interstate 195 Redevelopment District of Providence. The district was created after the original Interstate 195, seen at far left, was federally relocated more than 10 years ago.
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Despite questions, I-195 District on course

When Robert Davis, a longtime real estate lawyer, joined the board of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission in 2015, he’d talk to potential developers...
A childhood as one of nine children in a poor family taught Margaret Brooks the value of financial literacy early on. Now she is dedicated to helping young people in the region learn how to manage their financial lives.  / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Partnerships’ greater numbers create strength in message delivery

Margaret Brooks | Rhode Island Jump$tart Coalition and Rhode Island Council for Economic Education president, Center for Economic Education at Bridgewater State University directorCollaboration...
Bruce Newbury

Send this chef to camp

Chefs never stop teaching. Peek into any restaurant kitchen and you will see an executive chef or chef de cuisine standing next to a...
BRACING FOR ARTS: Workers from Strafach & Sons Inc. set up bracing and forms for concrete construction for a new performing arts center being built at Brown University on Angell Street in Providence.
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MICHAEL SALERNO

Brown investing in performing arts

Brown University has been on a building spree in recent years. Its latest creation-in-the-making is a performing arts center. It may surprise some that...

It will take investment to save ‘Superman’ tower

Designation by the National Trust for Historic Preservation of Providence’s iconic art deco Industrial Trust Co. building as one of America’s most-endangered historic places...
BREAKOUT SPACE: Barrington Middle School, now under construction, includes state-of-the-art classrooms and meeting spaces designed for collaborative learning. Brian Solywoda, a principal from architect Kaestle Boos Associates, stands in the breakout space with halo soffits.
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Demand for more-modern facilities driving school construction activity in R.I.

An extraordinary middle school rising in the center of suburban Barrington is a sign of things to come in Rhode Island.The massive building project...
DELIVERING SMILES: Kerri Baker, left, child-life specialist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, receives gift bags for sick children, from Amy Antone of the Cuddles of Hope Foundation.
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These gifts go to kids who need them most

When you run a successful nonprofit that provides gift bags for children who are in a hospital or in a shelter, you end up...
SAVE THE BAY received $2.3 million in contributions, gifts and grants in 2018 and raised $1.6 million for an anniversary capital campaign. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Save The Bay finishes fiscal ’18 in black, moves ahead on...

PROVIDENCE – Save The Bay Inc. had total revenue of $3.7 million in fiscal 2018, including $2.3 million in contributions, gifts and grants, the...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, June 3, 2019

An impressive collection of books is just the beginning of the story of PPL’s rise as a community leader.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S....
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