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PROVICitizens Bank announced this week that 10 Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $130,000 in contributions as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative. more
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
Four local programs that benefit women and families received $20,000 in grants from the Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund, part of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition recently announced an expansion of their partnership focused on increasing physical activity and bolstering social and emotional skills in local students. 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
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