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Relief efforts and social giving efforts, such as charity walks, help motivate donations, according to the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report released Thursday. more
Rhode Island will receive $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs for the hungry and homeless, the state’s federal delegation announced Thursday. more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
A new $2.5 million scholarship, youth mentoring and services fund dedicated to the state’s African-American community and established through a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative and Bannister House was announced by the foundation Monday. more
The number of persons experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on a single night in January rose by 4.4 percent over the year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
The Champlin Foundations has given the Community College of Rhode Island a $300,000 grant toward its $893,000 campaign to establish an interactive learning center for health science students on its Flanagan campus in Lincoln, according to a release by the college on Thursday. more
The all-volunteer United Way of Rhode Island’s Women’s Leadership Council has pledged to match all donations to Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, up to $50,000, until Dec. 31. more
Singer Jeffrey Osborne, a Rhode Island native, donated funding to local nonprofit organizations on Wednesday from his annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic. more
For every five new followers to the Summer Infant Born Free or SwaddleMe Facebook or Instagram platforms, the 2016 Sharing is Caring Social Charity Drive, a collaboration between Summer Infant and Good+ Foundation, will provide baby care items to low-income families this holiday season. more
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