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TD Charitable Foundation awards $325K to 2 R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – A pair of Rhode Island nonprofits on March 7 received grants totaling $325,000 from the TD Charitable Foundation's 16th annual Housing for...

Blue Cross grants $375K to groups focused on housing

PROVIDENCE – Through its BlueAngel Community Health Grant program, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded $375,000 in grants to six...

Blue Cross announces 13 nonprofits chosen for annual day of service

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has chosen 13 nonprofits as recipients of its Blue across Rhode Island day of...
DOUBLE DUTY: Virginia Burdick, a certified nursing assistant and mother of two, stands in front of her two-bedroom apartment in South Kingstown. Burdick, who works two jobs to be able to afford the rent for the apartment, was recently approved by the South County Habitat for Humanity for one of its homes in Exeter, which she hopes to move into by the end of the year. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

MISSING MIDDLE: R.I. focuses on finding housing for people who fall...

Certified nursing assistant Virginia Burdick works two jobs so she can afford the rent for her cramped, two-bedroom apartment in South Kingstown. Her daughter,...
THE UNITED WAY of Rhode Island has awarded $4.5 million in grants to 72 local nonprofits to help stem racial inequality in the state.

United Way of R.I. awards $4.5M in grants to organizations promoting...

PROVIDENCE – As part of the United Way of Rhode Island’s five-year, $100 million plan to create transformative change in the Ocean State, the nonprofit...

Thundermist, NeighborWorks collaboration vaccinates 100 in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – One hundred city residents received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine this month as a result of a joint effort between Thundermist...

Bank of America donates masks, hand sanitizer to R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Bank of America Corp. recently announced plans to donate 50,000 face masks and 120 cases of hand sanitizer to Rhode Island nonprofits. The...
NEW LIFE: Joseph Garlick, executive director of NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, outside one of the downtown Woonsocket mill buildings that the organization is converting into live-work space for artists and businesses. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Vacant Woonsocket mills getting $22M makeover

The R.I. Commerce Corp. set up a streamlined review for historical rehabilitation projects this year, intended to reach more economic-development projects that needed $1...
Veronica Martinez

Martinez hired as director of Center for Women & Enterprise

VERONICA MARTINEZ is the new director for the Center for Women & Enterprise in Providence, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the business community,...

Bill reignites controversy over payday lending reform

PROVIDENCE – A state senator wants payday lenders out of Rhode Island. Sen. Harold Metts, D-Providence, submitted legislation earlier this month that would eliminate provisions...

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