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1 How did Newport attract this year's World Match Racing Tour and what type of audience will the free, public stopover bring? Sail Newport has an international reputation for running first-class regattas. By collaborating with the state and … 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
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Santander Bank has awarded grants totaling $35,000 to four different Rhode Island nonprofits as part of $2.3 million distributed to 108 leading community organizations nationwide. The awards include a $10,000 grant to Crossroads Rhode Island in Providence; a $5,000 grant to Project GOAL (Greater Opportunity for Athletes to Learn) Inc. in Providence; a $5,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket; and $15,000 to the Pawtucket Central Falls Development Corporation. more
Peter Lamberton of East Providence, a National Multiple Sclerosis Society volunteer, has been named a Cox Charities "community hero." The Multiple Sclerosis Society will receive a $3,000 Cox Charities grant to mark the recognition. more
Of the more than 203,000 calls for help to United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island in 2015, the United Way of Rhode Island reported 117,334 requests for food assistance – more than any previous year and a 350 percent increase over just five years ago. more
Animal Rescue Rhode Island, a no-kill animal shelter committed to the humane welfare of animals in need, has won the 2016 MuttNation Foundation’s Mutts Across America 50 States/50 Shelters annual award. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
Johnnie C. Chace has joined Family Service of Rhode Island as director of philanthropy. Chase has served on the Providence Tourism Council and the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts. She holds a B.A. in Asian studies from Hamilton College. more
Caroline Payson has been named executive director of Providence Children's Museum. She spent more than 10 years as director of education at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. She holds a master's degree in fiction writing from Johns Hopkins … more
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