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CCRI Foundation elects new trustees

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island Foundation has elected three new individuals to serve as trustees. The new members are Angela Bannerman Ankoma,...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has announced that 66 companies will be recognized in its 2020 Best Places to Work program.

PBN announces 2020 Best Places to Work honorees

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced 66 honorees for its 2020 Best Places to Work program. Each of the companies recognized for this year’s...
NOT CONVINCED: Joshua Riazi, left, manager at Genesis Center, leads a culinary class in February. Riazi isn’t sold on the idea of forming an association to serve as a “chamber of commerce” for the Rhode Island nonprofit sector. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Strength in numbers? Some struggling nonprofits eye an alliance

While many nonprofits are fighting for survival amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steamship Historical Society of America knows better than most what it is...

Webster Bank launches financial program for ‘frontline heroes’

PROVIDENCE – Webster Bank is offering perks to essential health care workers and first responders through its newly launched “Frontline Heroes” program, according to...

Five Questions With: David Salvatore

David Salvatore is the legislative lobbyist for the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. He spoke to the Providence Business News last week about the...
TWENTY-THREE NONPROFITS received about $700,000 in grants combined in the latest round from the United Way of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund.

23 nonprofits receive $700K from COVID-19 Response Fund

PROVIDENCE – An additional $700,000 in grants were issued to 23 nonprofit organizations across Rhode Island from the United Way of Rhode Island and...

Landlords needed: July 1 goal set for the Housing Now! challenge

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Association of Realtors, in partnership with the United Way of Rhode Island, is challenging landlords to pledge to rent...
UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND has launched the Road Island Recovers program, which has made $600,000 available to local nonprofits impacted by the pandemic to cover operating expenses.

UWRI makes $600K in operational support funds available to nonprofits impacted...

PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island is offering $600,0000 in operational funding to aid the recovery of some of the state’s nonprofit organizations...
LOADING UP: Ric Wild, executive director at the Good Neighbors Inc. food pantry in East Providence, loads bags of food into a vehicle while volunteer Elaine Fredrick fills boxes. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

STARVING FOR HELP: Needy flock to R.I.’s overwhelmed food pantries

IT'S COMMON for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Executive Director Heather Hole Strout to see adults and the elderly seeking food at...
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BankNewport helping to feed hungry in R.I. during COVID-19 pandemic

LOCAL PARTNER: BankNewport CEO and President Sandra Pattie, left, and Wendy Kagan, executive vice president and director of employee and community engagement, display the...

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