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Philanthropy
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PROVIDENCE – Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Nelson, class of 1977, said he was … more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank donated $25,000 to local nonprofits through its second annual “Let’s Keep It Local! Community Grant Program!” more
Charity by Design, the philanthropic arm of jewelry maker Alex and Ani LLC, has donated more than $30 million since its inception five years ago to more than 44 charitable organizations worldwide. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
PROVIDENCE – Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Nov. 7. Amos House will … more
Bradley Hospital, the nation’s first children’s psychiatric hospital, which is now celebrating its 85th year in operation, recently awarded the inaugural Bradley Hospital Humanitarian of the Year Award as well as the first-ever Bradley Hospital Lifetime Achievement Award. more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Farm Fresh Rhode Island is one of 20 organizations chosen by Newman’s Own Foundation to participate in its #GivingTuesday Match Challenge, which will match up to $10,000 in donations made by Nov. 29 to the Pawtucket-based organization through a CrowdRise website appeal. more
It's difficult to pinpoint what exactly earned the Pawtucket Red Sox the Providence Business News' Business Excellence Award for Community Involvement for 2016. The ballclub's list of community outreach and charitable fundraising over the past 43 … more
Edward O. "Ned" Handy III has big goals. "To end homelessness. To end hunger. I would like to help the improvement of education," he said. To say that he is involved in a lot of things with those aims in mind is an understatement. … more
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