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Five Questions With: Carmen Díaz-Jusino

Carmen Díaz-Jusino was appointed strategic initiative officer for economic security at the Rhode Island Foundation on April 17. Beginning in 2006, she worked at...

Rhode Island Foundation awards $338K to medical research projects

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $338,000 to 16 medical research projects, seed money that will allow researchers at Brown University, The Miriam...
ON MONDAY, Brown University published Brown and the Innovation Economy - a strategic plan which includes five action points which the school identified to help achieve its goals of further local economic impact. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown highlights new ways to leverage school assets for greater economic...

PROVIDENCE – Incentivizing local entrepreneurs, translating medical innovations into products and companies, increasing the school’s engagement with private industry and building new innovation infrastructure...
Arts and cultural organizations of color have until July 20 to apply for capacity-building grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. The Cambodian Society of Rhode Island, performing here, is a previous recipient. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation renews Expansion Arts Program grant program

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has put out a call for applications for $120,000 in grants of up to $30,000 each to support...
EXCESS FOOD: Eva Agudelo launched Hope’s Harvest Rhode Island in February, a nonprofit that works with farms and food-service organizations to identify excess food and transport it to organizations that serve it to those in need.
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Hope’s Harvest promotes equality with food

Eva Agudelo’s childhood was one marked by food ­insecurity.“There were times would skip meals, so I had enough money to eat. That’s a...

Rhode Island champions innovation

The Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium was recently awarded an “Other Transaction Agreement” for undersea and maritime technology prototyping from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center,...
Representatives of Newport County nonprofit organizations listen as the Rhode Island Foundation announces they will share nearly $270,000 in grants. The funds will underwrite activities ranging from workforce training and after school activities to preventing relationship violence and protecting vulnerable seniors. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $270K to Newport County-serving organizations

PROVIDENCE - Forty grants funding job readiness training, after school activities, protecting vulnerable seniors and preventing domestic violence were among $267,755 in grants awarded...

PBN celebrates Best Places To Work 2018

WARWICK - The region’s business leaders were celebrated at the Providence Business News Best Places to Work 2018 event Thursday evening at the Crowne...
VALUABLE PRODUCT: United Way of Rhode Island CEO Anthony Maione said UWRI set a fundraising goal of $260,000 from 260 new donors, but the organization has raised north of $500,000 with roughly 115 donors so far. An anonymous donation of another $500,000 has pushed the total above nearly $1 million, a sign donors see the value of UWRI, he said.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY


UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years at the...

For 15 years at the United Way of Rhode Island, Anthony Maione has sought to better the lives of Rhode Islanders and improve their...
THE TRUTH ABOUT OPIOIDS video will run on local TV this month to warn people from the dangers of the drugs and addiction. COURTESY/R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. runs $600K prevention campaign ‘The Truth About Opioids’

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force announced today a local $600,000 social media and television public prevention campaign,...
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