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Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. more
Taking a cue from a Brookings Institution report that called for more involvement from top-level CEOS, four business leaders have joined forces to create the Partnership for Rhode Island, focusing on economic growth in the Ocean State. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. 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
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
The Boys & Girls Club of Taunton recently received a $5,000 donation from Mechanics Cooperative Bank, which will go toward its emergency building repair fund. more
For its support and development of the local ScoutReach program, which provides more than 1,000 urban and at-risk youth with scouting opportunities, Bristol County Savings Bank was awarded the Scouting Urban Outreach Service Award from the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America early last month. more
During a fundraising gala at the Newport Marriott, in celebration of its 30th anniversary serving Rhode Islanders, RE/MAX in Rhode Island raised more than $16,000 in support of Hasbro Children’s Hospital as well as Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Hasbro Children’s Hospital is a partner. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island will break in the new year with Comedy for a Cause: Laugh Your Head Off prior to its annual Statewide Brain Injury Conference. more
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