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Philanthropy
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(Updated 11:50 a.m.) The American Heart Association has selected the Providence market as one of 15 around the nation to target health-promotion efforts at the community level using federal funds. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation have announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay, which will be used to create a public access pier in south Providence. more
For the third consecutive year, the Amica $75,000 Community Challenge surpassed its fundraising goal, raising more than $180,000. Amica Mutual … more
Banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller has given a $2.5 million gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design division has awarded $20 million since its inception in February 2011 to 44 charitable organizations, Alex and Ani LLC announced Tuesday in a press release. more
More than 3,700 people contributed more than 38,000 gifts to help the Trinity Repertory Company reach its $18 million comprehensive capital campaign, theater leaders said Friday. more
Ten organizations are receiving a total of $45,000 in 2014 Doris Duke Fund for Historic Preservation grants through the Newport Restoration Foundation. more
In what amounts to a third record-breaking year, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded more than $34.8 million in grants in 2014 to more than 1,400 nonprofits. more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has signed on as one of Team Alvimedica’s charity partners in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 39,000-mile worldwide sailing race that comes to Newport in May. more
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