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A SPECIAL WATERFIRE event took place April 1 as part of the 2023 401Gives Day initiative. The weekend-long statewide nonprofit support event raised a record $3.5 million for more than 540 organizations. / COURTESY AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND

401Gives Day event raises $3.5M, sets new records for fundraising

PROVIDENCE – The state’s largest nonprofit fundraising initiative over the weekend set a new standard for raising money for local organizations. Now, it has...
THIS YEAR'S 401Gives Day will be a weekend affair starting Friday through April 3.

401Gives Day to be weekend affair this year, looks to raise...

PROVIDENCE – The largest single-day philanthropic event in Rhode Island will get a bit bigger this weekend, hopefully reaching more lofty goals in order...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has launched an initiative to create action steps to boost housing creation and address homelessness in the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

RIF launches initiative to address homelessness, housing shortage

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to address the housing shortage and homelessness in the Ocean State, the Rhode Island Foundation late Friday launched an...
THE UNITED WAY of Rhode Island has received a $760,000 federal grant to support its 211 program.

United Way receives $760K federal grant to support 211 program

PROVIDENCE – The United Way of Rhode Island’s 211 program is getting a significant financial boost from the federal government. The prominent nonprofit announced Monday...
TAKING STOCK: Rhode Island Community Food Bank Chief Philanthropy Officer Lisa Roth Blackman says empty shelves are a common sight at the organization’s Providence warehouse because demand is so high lately. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

HELPERS HURTING: Nonprofits overwhelmed by needs and no end in sight

In nearly 15 years of working at poverty relief nonprofit Amos House, ­­Jessica Salter has seen the toll that food and housing insecurity has...
HEAVY LIFTING: Cliff Moniz, a driver/warehouse worker at the We Share Hope food pantry and market in East Providence, unloads food ­donations. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Nonprofit sector overlooked key to a healthy economy

Selfless nonprofits are often the difference between needy Rhode Islanders going without during the holidays and managing to provide enough food and a few...

United Way of R.I.’s 211 program gets $1.5M toward expansion

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has committed $1.5 million in funding to help the United Way of Rhode Island...

ISO: Mild temps, advanced planning should prevent winter electricity blackouts

PROVIDENCE – Mild temperatures and proactive planning should ensure there’s enough power to meet regional electricity needs this winter, according to ISO New England...
VOLUNTEERS SORT items at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, one of seven social service agencies sharing $180,000 in emergency year-end grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. / COURTESY CONNIE GROSCH/RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Does Rhode Island deserve its reputation for being among the nation’s...

Rhode Island again ranked near the bottom of WalletHub's annual list of the most charitable states, coming in at No. 45 in the ranking...

ONE Neighborhood Builders unveils data on digital equity model

PROVIDENCE – An equity-focused WiFi service overseen by ONE Neighborhood Builders has seen a significant growth in usage since its launch in 2020, the...
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