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(Updated 11:17 a.m.) A ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for Amos House’s new $6 million building will take place on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a tour of the facilities at 460 Pine St. more
(Updated 11:58 a.m.) Rhode Island is the least charitable state in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded its 2016 Best Practice awards to GrowSmartRI, House of Hope Community Development Corp., Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Partnership for Providence Parks and Sojourner House in an event held at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Providence campus Tuesday. more
One of the best surprises about my first year as governor is the number of girls who tell me they know they can be a leader, too. These moments give me so much optimism for our future, but it's clear that we have more to do now to make sure … 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
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
Brent Runyon is executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, which recently released its list of the most endangered properties in Providence. He responded to questions recently about why certain structures make the list. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
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