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Hoping to find better ways to connect farmers to consumers, Farm Fresh Rhode Island was created in 2004. But, the Farm Fresh mission goes much further than a mere connection. "The intent was not simply to help farmers sell more products, … more
Marie J. Langlois, retired managing director of Washington Trust Investors, has been named chairperson of the Rhode Island Foundation. more
A public fundraising campaign has been launched to help provide funds for emergency repairs for the “Wedding Cake House,” an ornate, Victorian-era structure that has three times made the list of the city’s most endangered properties compiled by the Providence Preservation Society. more
Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
I had a grant application due last week. It posed the simple question: "What experience has prepared you to carry out your mission?" I felt obliged to answer honestly: absolutely nothing. When I started Edesia, I had none of the required … more
“Leadership New England,” a study of nonprofits in the region, reports that two-thirds of more than 1,200 surveyed executives, or about 64 percent, plan to leave their jobs within the next five years, but the percentage in Rhode Island is closer to 83 percent. more
Linda Aldrich, port closing/quality-control specialist with The Washington Trust Co., recently received the bank's Community Service Award. Aldrich was awarded $1,000 to donate to a nonprofit organization of her choice. The Community Service Award recognizes a Washington Trust employee who has made significant contributions to the local community, representing the bank's core value of "community" and serving as a role model for his or her fellow employees. more
What three words best describe your staff? Dedicated, skilled, compassionate. How do you encourage employee engagement? We work hard to keep employees on the same page. We have multiple committees and task forces comprised … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
StyleWeek founder talks about the nonprofit SEED: Innovation Meets Education, which fosters innovation and education in apparel and accessory design through peer mentorship. more
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