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Philanthropy
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The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
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
Jane R. Peach has been the co-director of the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry in Cumberland since 2012. She has also served as treasurer. Here she discusses what makes the food pantry services unique. more
Seven firms and the Rhode Island Foundation are giving the state $111,000 to streamline state government and eliminate waste. more
As it marks its centennial year, the Rhode Island Foundation reported Friday it awarded a record $41.5 million in grants last year to more than 1,600 nonprofits across the state. more
AMY GRAVELL, Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket's development officer, was recently recognized by The Professional Association of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and named Professional of the Year for the Northeast region. An employee of the club for … more
The University of Rhode Island has received five grants totaling $629,550 from The Champlin Foundations. more
The Centreville Bank Emergency Meal Program at Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island officially launched in mid-November. more
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