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Bristol County Savings Bank awards $346K to nonprofits in R.I., Mass.

PAWTUCKET – Bristol County Savings Bank, through its charitable foundation, recently awarded $62,760 to nine nonprofit organizations in Pawtucket and Providence, part of $346,160...

PCU announces $104,500 in grants from Community Investment Fund

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Credit Union's Community Investment Fund is awarding $104,500 in grants to 11 local nonprofits focused on providing academic support to low-income...
BANK RHODE ISLAND, throughout the month of March, will be collecting gently used children's books at each of its 20 branches as part of its annual Book Drive. The books will be donated to Pawtucket-based nonprofit Books Are Wings. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

BankRI to hold annual Book Drive throughout March

PROVIDENCE – Throughout the month of March, recognized across the United States as National Book Month, Bank Rhode Island will collect children’s books at...

Five Questions With: Paige Clausius-Parks

Paige Clausius-Parks is the director of advancement for Books Are Wings, having joined the organization in 2014 as assistant director before advancing to her...

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 Rhode Island Foundation is announcing $400,000 in grants for playgrounds, community gardens and other neighborhood-based projects throughout the state. Foundation CEO Neil D. Steinberg says the funding will produce places to gather, create friendships and inspire new collaborations. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards $400K in community-building projects

PROVIDENCE - From shared gardens to playground expansion, 47 projects across 25 Rhode Island cities and towns are receiving a total $400,000 in grants...
BANK RHODE ISLAND staff, volunteers and representatives from Books Are Wings with the more than 3,200 children’s books collected during the bank’s eighth annual book drive. Held throughout March in recognition of national reading awareness month, the effort has now generated more than 17,500 books since its inception in 2011. / COURTESY BANKRI

Bank Rhode Island donates 3,252 books to Books Are Wings

PROVIDENCE – During its eighth annual monthlong book drive in March, customers and staff of Bank Rhode Island’s 20 in-state branches donated more than...
BOOKS ARE WINGS is kicking off its fourth annual Gift of Literacy campaign this holiday season, an opportunity to help impact the lives of local children through literature. There will be a Books Are Wings Family Day on Dec. 9. / COURTESY BOOKS ARE WINGS

Philanthropy Calendar, Dec. 8, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
BOOKS ARE WINGS is kicking off its fourth annual Gift of Literacy campaign this holiday season, an opportunity to help impact the lives of local children through literature. There will be a Books Are Wings Family Day on Dec. 9. / COURTESY BOOKS ARE WINGS

Philanthropy Calendar, Dec. 1, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
BOOKS ARE WINGS is kicking off its fourth annual Gift of Literacy campaign this holiday season, an opportunity to help impact the lives of local children through literature. There will be a Books Are Wings Family Day on Dec. 9. / COURTESY BOOKS ARE WINGS

Philanthropy Calendar, Nov. 24, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
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