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A 16-year affiliation between Tri-Town Community Action and South County Community Action is expected to result in a merger as Tri County Community Action on Oct. 1, according to Joseph R. DeSantis, CEO for both nonprofits. more
The Rhode Island Foundation will offer more than $50,000 in grants to Jewish community charitable organizations, synagogues and day schools from Barrington to East Greenwich through the Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
The 15th annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive collected more than 4.8 tons of peanut butter to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries across the state. more
Providence is among the top LGBT-friendly cities in the country, according to a NerdWallet study. more
The Rhode Island Foundation on Thursday awarded more than $250,000 in grants to five health care providers through its RIGHA Foundation Fund, which promotes development of an effective primary health care system in the state. more
Rhode Island has the second-highest percentage of children in foster care not living with families, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest Kids Count policy report, “Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success.” more
Eligible Rhode Island seniors in need will be able to receive free, bulk boxes of healthy food from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this summer to prepare at home. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
The Rhode Island Foundation distributed $34.8 million across the state last year, a record for the foundation, according to its annual report. more
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