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Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
Relief efforts and social giving efforts, such as charity walks, help motivate donations, according to the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report released Thursday. more
In 2015 the national branch of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation invested $1.3 billion in grants, loans and equity to projects, $315 million of which was invested into local Rhode Island housing projects, according to the organization’s annual report released earlier this month. more
The state Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission has announced the availability of $1.6 million in state preservation grants for projects at museums, cultural art centers and public historic sites in the state. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for overall children’s well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. more
The Steel Yard, an industrial arts nonprofit based in Providence, recently announced it would hire KITE Architects to design plans for the restoration and renovation of its 12,000-square-foot studios. In responses to the Providence Business News, Steel Yard Executive Director Howie Sneider elaborated on the plans. more
The Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum, a private home that is operated as a nonprofit historical house museum, held a celebration recently to unveil a plaque marking its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. more
In September, OceanPoint Insurance Agency donated $500 to Newport’s Edward King House Senior Center, which was matched by a $500 grant from The Selective Insurance Group Foundation. more
Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10 has named Newport County Women’s Resource Center a “2016 Champion in Action,” awarding it $35,000 in unrestricted funding, media coverage and promotional and volunteer support, according to a press release. more
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Save the Bay has made it possible for those who previously could not participate in The Swim, the annual trek from Newport to Jamestown, to take part virtually. more
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