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THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded $2.2 million in grants to six nonprofits, as well as created $1.2 million in endowments for 14 organizations to address racial inequity in the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

RIF awards $2.2M in grants, creates endowments for organizations addressing racial...

PROVIDENCE – Six local nonprofits have received $2.2 million in total grants from the Rhode Island Foundation to help take down causes of systemic...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded close to $110,000 to 15 organizations supporting the state's Black community. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $110K to 19 organizations supporting Black community

PROVIDENCE – Close to $110,000 in grants via the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund were awarded to 19 local nonprofits supporting the...
SPEARHEADING CHANGE: Toby Ayers, executive director of Rhode Island for Community and Justice, is leading programming to help bring the community together and establish youth empowerment across cultures. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Toby Ayers, Rhode Island for Community and Justice executive director


Leaders & Achievers 2022 TOBY AYERS Executive director, Rhode Island for Community and Justice WHILE ATTENDING COLLEGE, Toby Ayers won a fellowship to study in...
THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT has awarded eight local nonprofit organizations more than $150,000 in total community impact grants to help enrich school experiences for both students and their families.

Providence public schools award $150K to nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District on Thursday announced $150,000 in community impact grants that it has awarded to eight local nonprofits to...
COLLABORATIVE MEETING: Staff and members at Direct Action for Rights and Equality collaborate at the office. Clockwise from left, Jordan Jace, Behind The Walls member; Debra Harris, outreach coordinator; Christopher V. Samih-­Rotondo, interim director; and Anusha Alles, staff organizer for Behind The Walls. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

More focus on racial justice causes

It’s been a trying year-plus for Rhode Island-based nonprofits whose missions center around diversity, equity and racial inclusion. The murders of George Floyd and other...
YOUTH MOVEMENT: From left, Chelcie Speaks and Michelle St. Onge are regular participants in Rhode Island for Community and Justice’s multiple youth programs that promote community empowerment. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOR COMMUNITY AND JUSTICE

Rhode Island for Community and Justice understands discrimination, and fights against...

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Education: Rhode Island for Community and Justice FOR ROSE ALBERT and many others at Rhode Island for Community and Justice,...
A PANEL OF LOCAL LEADERS discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial justice movement during PBN's 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Summit and Awards virtual event on Thursday. Clockwise from top left are Kevin Matta, Kevin Nerney, Lisa Ranglin, Neil D. Steinberg and Steve Sublett.

PBN summit: Diversity, inclusion efforts need less talk, more results

PROVIDENCE – A panel discussion about diversity and inclusion in Rhode Island workplaces and institutions was plowing through familiar topics on Thursday, such as...
STEPHANIE HUCKEL, senior global program manager of diversity and inclusion for International Game Technology PLC, has been named the Overall Diversity Champion for Providence Business News' 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Summit and Awards program. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Huckel, 9 organizations to be honored in PBN’s 2020 Diversity &...

PROVIDENCE – Nine organizations and one individual will be honored by Providence Business News at its third annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit and Awards...

Rhode Island Foundation recognizes 5 nonprofits with Best Practice Awards

PROVIDENCE – Five local nonprofits were recently honored with 2019 Best Practice Awards by the Rhode Island Foundation, the organization announced Dec. 30. In a...
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