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Providence Foundation receives $3,000 grant to help restore Civil War monument

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Foundation was recently the beneficiary of a $3,000 grant from Bank Rhode Island to support the restoration efforts of the...
THE DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE Parks Conservancy received $35,000 to help fund operations at Burnside Park from June through September. Above, Big Nazo performing at Storytime + Art in the Park. / COURTESY THE PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION/KRISTIN CRANE

Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy receives $35K from Providence Tourism Council

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Foundation’s Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy program has been awarded $35,000 from the Providence Tourism Council, the foundation announced Monday. The funds...

Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Kennedy Plaza gets $50K grant

PROVIDENCE – Restoration of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, a tribute to the Rhode Islanders who died in the Civil War, has received $50,000...

Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy secures $3K grant

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has awarded the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy a $3,000 grant for Greater Kennedy Plaza...

Freeman named next Providence Foundation assistant director

PROVIDENCE – Nick Freeman was named by the Providence Foundation as its newest assistant director in a recent September announcement. “We are thrilled to have...

Five Questions With: Jamie McGuire

Jamie McGuire, a North Kingstown filmmaker, recently completed a short film that has been released by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, which is raising...
THE DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE Parks Conservancy was awarded a $100,000 grant for new amenities and upgrades at the Imagination Center in Burnside Park. / COURTESY DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE PARKS CONSERVANCY

DPCC receives $100K grant for Burnside Park development

PROVIDENCE – The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy has received a $100,000 Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community grant for its work on the Imagination...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY'S School of Continuing Studies worked with Loud-Hailer, a digital communication company, on Providence2GO, a mobile app that allows users to connect with businesses or groups based on where they are, without always relying on a carrier service, internet or Wi-Fi. Providence2GO runs on new technology developed by Loud-Hailer called Buki-Boxes, above, which act as Bluetooth engagement points. / COURTESY LOUD-HAILER

Roger Williams University, Loud-Hailer pilot hyperlocal app

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams University’s School of Continuing Studies worked with digital communication company Loud-Hailer on a mobile app – Providence2GO – which allows...

DPPC celebrates opening of Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park

PROVIDENCE – Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park, a new destination playground, was scheduled to be unveiled by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy during an...
CLIFF WOOD HAS BEEN APPOINTED executive director of The Providence Foundation, effective immediately. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Foundation appoints new executive director

PROVIDENCE - The Providence Foundation, a private nonprofit that advocates for projects and policies for development of downtown Providence and the city, appointed Cliff...

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