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SANTANDER BANK awarded 12 grants for local nonprofit efforts to aid low- to moderate-income communities in the fields of affordable housing, community services, economic and small business development, financial education development, neighborhood revitalization and workforce development. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANGEL NAVARRETE

Santander awards grants to 12 local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Santander Bank committed $4 million nationwide to nonprofit organizations that support low- and moderate-income individuals, families and communities in the bank’s United...

Solutions for long-term homelessness to be discussed in upcoming report

PROVIDENCE – Homelessness in Rhode Island will be the subject of a report, set to be released on Jan. 23 by author Eric L....

CVS Health Charity Classic raises $1M for local nonprofits

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has donated $1 million to local nonprofits from its CVS Health Charity Classic, the company announced Dec. 18.The funds...

CVS Health Charity Classic raises $1M for local nonprofits

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has donated $1 million to local nonprofits from its CVS Health Charity Classic, the company announced Tuesday.The funds from...

Crossroads Rhode Island awarded $5M from Bezos Day One Fund to...

KAREN A. SANTILLI is the president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, which recently received a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day One...

Crossroads Rhode Island awarded $5M from Bezos’ philanthropic effort

PROVIDENCE - Crossroads Rhode Island received a $5 million award from the Bezos Day One Fund's Families Fund, the Jeff Bezos-backed organization announced Tuesday.“We're...

Magaziner honored for efforts to expand Crime Victim Compensation Program

PROVIDENCE – Treasurer Seth Magaziner earned a “Civic Award” from Crossroads Rhode Island for his efforts to expand the Crime Victim Compensation Program, Magaziner’s...
INCREASED GIVING: United Way of Rhode Island President and CEO Cortney Nicolato, center, talks with Jason Boulan, project manager, digital media marketing, and Angela Bannerman Ankoma, executive vice president, director of community investment. Nicolato said the nonprofit has so far seen an increase in giving this year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Proving value key to preserving donations

The new federal tax law implemented this year – with a doubling of the standard deduction amount allowed for individuals and married couples –...
BEACH CLEANUP: Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone, left, speaks with a volunteer at a cleanup in the Oakland Beach neighborhood of Warwick during last year’s International Coastal Cleanup Day. Above right, a logo in support of Question No. 3 on next month’s ballot created by Save The Bay. 
 / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

For nonprofits, less is more on political advocacy

Rhode Island nonprofits, to varying degrees, have thrown their weight behind certain causes in past elections that align with their missions.But some have learned...
HOLDING STEADY: Anthony Maione is retiring from the United Way of Rhode Island on Dec. 31 after 15 years with the nonprofit, and 13 as CEO. He said competing for funds in Rhode Island has always been difficult, but it’s grown even more so with technology and social media providing alternative fundraising methods such as GoFundMe and Kickstarter. However, he said the nonprofit has leveled off in terms of raising revenue, bringing in about $12 million for the past five or six years.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years with ‘no...

(Editor’s note: This is a condensed version of a story that was originally published in the June 15 print edition. The United Way in...
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