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Jean M. Johnson left her position as the longtime executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp. more
When I was 12 years old, my 16-year-old sister died in a car accident. Losing my sister was unequivocally devastating. The tragedy's full impact took many years to be felt, but it has shaped me into exactly who I am today. I live my life in … more
What three words best describe your staff? Diverse, welcoming, compassionate. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Flextime. How do you encourage employee engagement? Monthly … more
(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
As part of its Pedals for Medals campaign, Operation Homefront is seeking volunteers and sponsors residing in New England states to donate either a 30-minute workout on a stationery bike or sponsor a rider to raise awareness and funds for veterans, military families and wounded warriors this July. 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
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
The American Heart Association recognized Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed for her commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke at an award ceremony at the Statehouse on May 25. 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
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
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