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THREE RHODE ISLAND WRITERS have been awarded $25,000 by the Rhode Island Foundation's Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards 3 writers $25K

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a combined $75,000 to three writers to write for one year, the foundation announced Friday.The $25,000...
HIGHER PRIORITIES: Mario Bueno, executive director of Progreso Latino, a nonprofit that provides comprehensive social services to Latin Americans in Rhode Island, speaks with Johanna Tones, bookkeeper. Bueno said the 2020 census is not as high a priority for immigrants as other, more-pressing concerns, such as working and housing.
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Rhode Island could lose one of its two U.S. House seats...

The last time a U.S. census form arrived in the mail, Marcela Betancur helped her mother fill it out. As a 20-year-old, she had...
ON HOLD: Pictured is an artist’s rendering of planned permanent headquarters to house the state archives. The $52 million project has been stalled due to a lack of budget funds.
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Lack of funds preventing design and construction of new state archives...

For decades, Rhode Islanders have sought a permanent facility to house, preserve and exhibit the documents collected in the state archives.A July 1924 Providence...
IN 2018, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded $52 million in grants to over 1,800 nonprofits. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards record $52M in 2018

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $52 million in grants to more than 1,800 nonprofit organizations in 2018, according to the foundation Monday.The...
FIRST STEP: Rhode Island Business Group on Health Executive Director Al Charbonneau says a federal rule requiring hospitals to post pricing data online is the first of many steps to price transparency. Next to Charbonneau is Hospital Association of Rhode Island President Teresa Paiva Weed.
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New CMS rule requires hospitals to post pricing data online

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requires hospitals’ pricing data to be posted to their websites, billed as the first step toward a...

Steinberg asks NRI Chamber members to help state better educate children

LINCOLN – Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg on Feb. 6 challenged attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s...

Rhode Island Foundation offers scholarships honoring Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation invites high school seniors to apply for the latest round of Carter Roger Williams Initiative college scholarships in...

Five Questions With: Mary Brooks ‘Polly’ Wall

As of the new year, Mary Brooks “Polly” Wall is the new Rhode Island Foundation board chair. A retired Royal Bank of Scotland executive,...
MONEY MATTERS: From left, Andy Posner, founder and CEO of the Capital Good Fund, and loan officers Roxana Mercado and Ellie Parada discuss strategies for helping clients navigate debt and personal finance at the company’s office in Providence.  
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Commitment to one another binds a community together

So far, February has been a good month for social equity.The Capital Good Fund, a federally certified community-development financial institution, lends to underserved populations...

Rhode Island Foundation announces 2019 Annual Meeting awardees

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has announced the honorees for its 2019 Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for May 16 at the R.I....
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