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Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
The Top 5 list of Nonprofit Social Service & Advocacy Organizations, ranked by revenue. 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
The Rhode Island Foundation said Monday that it awarded $17.2 million in grants to fund dozens of programs serving Rhode Islanders throughout the state in the first half of 2015 – the highest amount in recent years. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
The Rhode Island-based branch of Operation Stand Down hosted its first Boots on the Ground Memorial last weekend as the nation marked Memorial Day. more
Bank of America has named the House of Hope Community Development Corp. as a 2015 Neighborhood Builder, awarding it $200,000 in funding. more
A Providence elementary school has received $20,000 to put toward student health from the National Football League, Rhode Island dairy farm families and the New England Patriots. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning center to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick on … more
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