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The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
Alex and Ani LLC has committed to raising $2 million globally over two years to help UNICEF give children around the world brighter futures. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
Rhode Island is one of the states with the narrowest racial divide, according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which examined equality issues in all 50 states. more
From health care issues to housing problems, hundreds of nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders benefited from the $18.2 million the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded during the first half of 2016, the organization announced Friday. more
College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program is hosting a symposium, “Educating the Current and Formerly Incarcerated,” to discuss successful offender re-entry partnerships in Rhode Island. more
Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofits in Rhode Island, is no "caretaker" CEO. Under his direction, the foundation has become a proactive force in and for the … more
Joe DeMario has been cutting hair for 54 years and will be retiring, but before he closes his barber shop in Spindrift Village, he is donating all proceeds on his final days in business to Operation Stand Down Rhode Island. more
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded five high school juniors and seniors from Rhode Island eight-week paid internships this summer at local nonprofits through the Bank of America Student Leaders program. more
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