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Rhode Island annually ranks among the least-charitable states in the country by some metrics but you wouldn’t know that by the outpouring of support...
AN ADDITIONAL $2.4 MILLION in grants were awarded to 49 nonprofits from the COVID-19 Response Fund established by the United Way of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Foundation.

Nonprofits receive additional $2.4M in grants from COVID-19 Response Fund

PROVIDENCE – An additional $2.4 million in grants were awarded April 3 to 49 local nonprofits by the United Way of Rhode Island and...
UNITED WAY OF Rhode Island's inaugural 401Gives Day raised $1.2 million for 365 nonprofits, exceeding the organization's initial $1 million fundraising goal for the event.

United Way’s 401Gives Day collects $1.2M for nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Close to $1.2 million was raised Wednesday for 365 Rhode Island-based nonprofit organizations in the United Way of Rhode Island’s inaugural 401Gives...
CHEF ROSA Muñoz, who works for Hope & Main member entity Savory Fare, prepares a meal in one of Hope & Main's kitchens. Hope & Main is launching next week its new Nourishing Our Neighbors program to provide free meals to seniors and needy families on the East Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY RUPERT WHITELEY

Stepping Up: Hope & Main starting new program to help feed...

WARREN – When schools in the Bristol-Warren School District closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hope & Main Founder and President Lisa Raiola knew...

Amgen Foundation donates $500K to R.I. COVID-19 Response Fund

WEST GREENWICH – Amgen Inc. and the Amgen Foundation contributed $500,000 to the Rhode Island COVID-19 Response Fund, created in early March by the...
TWENTY-SEVEN local nonprofits received $1.2 million in grants from the United Way of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund.

27 nonprofits receive $1.2M in support from COVID-19 Response Fund

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-seven nonprofits will share $1.2 million in crisis-response grants from the United Way of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Foundation’s COVID-19...
NEEDED ALTERNATIVE: Cortney Nicolato, CEO and president of United Way of Rhode Island, says 401Gives Day on April 1, designed to offer individuals the opportunity to donate about 375 nonprofits in the state, will give organizations a needed alternative to receive funds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

UWRI: Support those helping others

When the United Way of Rhode Island planned its inaugural 401Gives Day for April 1, the world had not yet heard of COVID-19, and...
SPECIAL DELIVERY: Perella’s Ristorante chef-owner Lou Perella not only cooks the food but is now delivering it, here to CJ Audet-Kelly. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Down, but not out: R.I., bizs hurting but also stepping up

The bold headline at the top of Page 1 in PBN’s first digital-only edition in its 34-year history says it all: KNOCKED DOWN, BUT...
THREE RHODE ISLAND-based nonprofits received $125,000 total from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to help vulnerable individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 R.I. nonprofits receive $125K from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island-based nonprofits are receiving $125,000 from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to help the organizations address needs and individuals impacted...

Tufts Health Plan Foundation announces $1M to help support elderly, vulnerable...

PROVIDENCE – Tufts Health Plan Foundation has announced $1 million in funding for organizations that are helping older and vulnerable people amidst the new...

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