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LISC Rhode Island awards 8 R.I. community development corporations $525K

PROVIDENCE - The Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode Island announced $525,000 in grant awards for eight communities Wednesday, from its Neighborhood Development Fund for...
HOUSING AROUND: Barbara Fields, executive director at R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp., has earned a reputation as a passionate proponent of affordable housing. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Fields improves how R.I. Housing fosters community, opportunity

Industry Leader, Social Services | Barbara Fields, R.I. Housing While Barbara Fields may not remember the exact moment she decided what she wanted to...
WORKERS BROKE GROUND on renovations for the Prospect Heights Housing Project which was built in 1941-1942 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

$42M renovations break ground at Pawtucket’s Prospect Heights Apartments

PAWTUCKET - Nearly a year after WinnCompanies and Omni Development Corp. were approved by the Pawtucket Housing Authority for a joint venture ground lease...
Jeanne Cola looks at ways to build vibrant communities through improvements in housing, safety, health, livability and child care facilities, something Local Initiatives Support Corporation has been doing in Rhode Island for 26 years.   / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

No risk, no reward

Jeanne Cola | Rhode Island LISC executive director My advice for nonprofit leaders is to take risks. Traditionally, people view risk as a negative, but I...

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