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A RENDERING shows the University of Rhode Island's Meade Stadium with a new press box and additional seating along the stadium's east end. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI launches $20M fundraising campaign for athletic fields upgrades

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The state has already given the University of Rhode Island a significant financial boost to help renovate and refurbish the aging...

Rhode Island Foundation appoints Adrienne Adeyemi as Senior Philanthropic Advisor

Adrienne Adeyemi has been appointed Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the Rhode Island Foundation. “Adrienne brings impressive professional experience, a collaborative spirit and an exceptional...
THE HARRIETT BALLOU Charitable Foundation launched on Tuesday to offer grants to senior living organizations for various needs.

Harriet Ballou Charitable Foundation launches to help support senior-living community

WARWICK – A former longtime local senior living nonprofit that recently ceased operations a couple years ago will have its legacy live on through...
CHANGE OF PACE: Paula Iacono, executive director of the Chartercare Foundation, originally wanted to be a journalist, but her career path changed when she began helping the alumni council at Bryant University.

CharterCARE Foundation’s Iacono’s relationship building lays strong foundation to help communities

PBN 2023 Business Women Awards CAREER ACHIEVER: Paula Iacono | Chartercare Foundation executive director WITH 40 YEARS of experience in developing community partnerships and organizations,...
SHOWTIME: Before joining Falvey Insurance Group, Amanda Langlais worked on various game shows such as “The Price is Right” and “America’s Got Talent.” 

Langlais helps make Falvey Insurance the star of the show

PBN 2023 Business Women Awards PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WOMAN TO WATCH: Amanda Langlais | Falvey Insurance Group marketing manager A BRIEF TIME in show business became...
A SPECIAL WATERFIRE event took place April 1 as part of the 2023 401Gives Day initiative. The weekend-long statewide nonprofit support event raised a record $3.5 million for more than 540 organizations. / COURTESY AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND

401Gives Day event raises $3.5M, sets new records for fundraising

PROVIDENCE – The state’s largest nonprofit fundraising initiative over the weekend set a new standard for raising money for local organizations. Now, it has...

Helping the community

Does your business participate in philanthropic initiatives? Yes: 100% No: 0% How many organizations does your company donate time or resources to? More than 5: 86% 3-5: 14% 1-3: 0% What...

5Q: Nina Stack, The Champlin Foundation executive director

Nina Stack | The Champlin Foundation executive director 1. Have the requests for donations from The Champlin Foundation remained high in the past year? The need for...
HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL'S annual Heroes Ball held Aug. 27 raised a record $1.3 million. Pictured from left are Dr. Francois I. Luks, Hasbro Hospital’s pediatric surgeon-in-chief; Lifespan Corp. Vice President of Pediatric Services Tracey L. Wallace; Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital President Dr. Saul N. Weingart; and Dr. Phyllis Dennery, Hasbro Hospital’s pediatrician-in-chief and medical director. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Hasbro Hospital’s Heroes Ball raises record $1.3M

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s signature fundraising event on Aug. 27 saw the Lifespan Corp.-owned entity receive a record amount of donations. The hospital announced...

Zachary Nieder

2022 40 Under Forty Awards Zachary Nieder, 36 Senior strategic initiative officer, Rhode Island Foundation How has COVID-19 changed your industry? It has accelerated broader trends...
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