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Philanthropy
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A record of more than 310,000 donor-recommended grants totaling nearly $1.5 billion was made by Fidelity Charitable to charities during the first half of 2015, a 33 percent increase over the same period a year ago. more
Fidelity Charitable is now allowing its asset donors to support charities through bitcoin, which the group says can be less expensive for the donor and easier to accept for the recipient. more
Navigant Credit Union is awarding $10,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Rhode Island. The deadline for applying for scholarships is May 2. more
TransCanada, an energy sponsor for the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund, has presented a $15,000 grant to the fund, which will help keep the heat on in 35 Rhode Island households. more
Sixty local McDonald’s restaurants in the Providence area recently raised $37,000, in 17 days for the expansion of the Ronald McDonald House of Providence. more
Action and Bubba, the Roger Williams Park Zoo’s harbor seals, have returned from a New York retreat, of sorts, to a newly renovated exhibit. more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
The Kent Hospital Auxiliary has reached its $1 million pledge made to the hospital to help support important clinical services and advancements. more
NEW BEDFORD – Thanks to a $5 million surplus, Southcoast Health will give its 6,500 nonmanagement employees a bonus. In a letter to employees last month, Southcoast Health President and CEO Keith Hovan wrote that a $1.2 million … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
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