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Philanthropy Calendar, June 21, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island appoints Meghan Grady as new...

PROVIDENCE — Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island has appointed Meghan Grady, who has served as YWCA Rhode Island’s chief operating officer for eight...

United Way partners with Magaziner, legislators on financial literacy campaign

PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island President and CEO Cortney Nicolato has joined state General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and members of the R.I....

Langevin secures $283K for statewide cybercrime hotline

PROVIDENCE – Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., has secured $282,600 in federal funding for a statewide cybercrime support and recovery hotline, which was launched...
A GIVING PERSON: Angela Bannerman Ankoma, executive vice president and director of community investment for United Way of Rhode Island, oversees millions of dollars in grants to programs and organizations annually.
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Community needs are Bannerman Ankoma’s chief concern

2019 C-Suite Awards | RISING STAR: ANGELA BANNERMAN ANKOMA | UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND“If you were to ask me two years ago if...
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...

Free tax preparation services available for Rhode Islanders

CRANSTON – Free tax-filing preparation services for Rhode Islanders with income of $55,000 or less last year is available at 24 sites serving all...

Five Questions With: Brenda Clement

Brenda Clement, the executive director of HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, is one of the people involved in Homes RI, a new coalition...
ATHENAEUM BENEFIT: The Providence Athenaeum will host its “A Midnight Dreary” fundraiser, themed around Edgar Allen Poe, on Jan. 31.
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Editor’s Choice: Poe and the athenaeum

EDITOR’S CHOICE Poe and the athenaeum THE PROVIDENCE ATHENAEUM will host a fundraiser, titled “A Midnight Dreary.” The event, themed around Edgar Allen Poe...
SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITY: Elizabeth Manchester, an attorney at Partridge Snow & Hahn in Providence, said the baby-boom generation and impending transfer of wealth through deferred giving will create opportunities for nonprofits.
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Nonprofits need plan to manage deferred giving

Royal Little did a lot with his life. When he died at age 92 in early 1989, the New York Times referred to him...
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