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When Warren-based, food-business incubator Hope & Main went live last October with 30 entrepreneurs, founder Lisa J. Raiola likened the experience to "giving birth to 30 babies." Over the past year, Raiola estimates more than 50 businesses … more
Mission: Changing lives and strengthening our community, together. Year founded: 1926 President/CEO: Anthony Maione 2014 revenue: $18,325,000 Sandra J. Pattie, Board Chair CEO, BankNewport … more
David V. Devault, vice chair, secretary and chief financial officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, is the business leadership award winner in Providence Business News’ 15th annual competition. more
As the biggest funder of the state's nonprofits, the Rhode Island Foundation serves an important role – and has done so since 1916. Now, the foundation's Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence is helping local companies better engage with their … more
Saying no is tough. That's especially true when those doing the asking are offering help to those less fortunate. But that's exactly what some local nonprofits have to do during the holiday season. "When people ask, we do the best … more
Nonprofits today are trying to thrive in an economic environment that is not optimal. The challenges they face morph every day, requiring nimble responses, reallocated resources and fresh eyes. And more nonprofits – in a very real sense, … more
The Swansea Thanksgiving 5K Run and 3K Walk raised more than $3,000 for the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, Total Fitness Clubs has announced. more
Rhode Island's nonprofit sector is a robust one, with roughly 3,750 503(c)3 charitable organizations in existence as of the middle of July, according to the Rhode Island Foundation. But that number represents growth of more than 65 percent … more
The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a statewide Buy Local campaign Nov. 24, four days ahead of Small Business Saturday. more
Updated 2:30 p.m. Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
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