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The 11th annual Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon raised $400,000 to support patient care, life-saving programs and research for the hospital. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to nonprofit manufacturing incubator Tinker Bristol, which aims to facilitate a community-based approach in development of new companies. more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
(Updated 10 a.m.)Rhode Island’s child population is decreasing, as well as its student enrollment, and while the state has the highest rate of children with at least one unemployed parent, it ranks best in the country for fully immunized children. more
The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
An online site selling high-fashion clothing for dogs; making digital textile prints; helping entrepreneurs launch startups: These are some of the technology-dependent businesses that have begun as a result of the Rhode Island Foundation’s innovation fellowship program. more
This year, most of the 2nd Story Theater’s year-end fundraiser, which usually nets about $30,000, will be put toward a match to access more than $1 million in much-needed arts bond money. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
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