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WaterFire Providence will be able to request that the Army Corps of Engineers close the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier during WaterFire events in exchange for reimbursement of the costs, after the passage of a $12 billion U.S. water infrastructure bill on May 22. more
A new report has found that family influence has a growing impact on the donation patterns of people who contribute to donor-advised funds operated through Fidelity Charitable, a national program that provides an alternative to direct philanthropy. more
The Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation awarded $40,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations in the New Bedford and Dartmouth area, during a recent ceremony at the bank’s New Bedford branch. more
LGC+D recently raised $11,210 during “Mustache March: Cash for the Stache,” a fundraiser to benefit The 12th annual Tomorrow Fund Stroll and raise money for Team Stand Tall For KJ, a group supporting KJ Ricci, who has been battling leukemia for the past three years and is the son of LGC+D IT Director Kevin Ricci. more
There is no doubt that Barbara Cottam is an accomplished businessperson. She serves as executive vice president, head of corporate affairs and Rhode Island market executive for RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc., a once-local financial group that has grown to considerable size across the nation. But speaking to Cottam one gets the sense that her business accomplishments are means to an end beyond the bottom line. more
When Nicki C. Maher first met with Carolyn Rafaelian, founder and creative director (and currently interim CEO) of ecofriendly lifestyle brand Alex and Ani LLC back in the spring 2010, the two spent time swapping personal views on philanthropy life in general. more
The health care industry’s extraordinary challenges provide Debra M. Paul, president and CEO of Fellowship Health Resources Inc., myriad opportunities to practice her finance and management skills. FHR is a Lincoln-based nonprofit that provides behavioral health care services in seven states to individuals with severe persistent mental illness and substance abuse. Retained by FHR as a consultant in January 2012, Paul was named chief financial officer one month later, and promoted to lead the organization in July 2013. more
Heather Amaral, executive director of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, applied creative, innovative solutions to problems when she took over the nonprofit in 2010. more
Today, nursing home residents in Rhode Island are getting their teeth cleaned and cavities filled without ever leaving the facility, and they have Joan L. Kwiatkowski to thank. more
Leon C. Boghossian III received the Harold B. Soloveitzik Professional Leadership Award from the Rhode Island Foundation Thursday at its annual meeting. more
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