Updated March 29 at 6:27pm
Philanthropy
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The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
The CVS Health Charity Classic raised $1 million in donations for local charities from its tournament this year, boosting the total amount it has raised to $20 million since the event began in 1999. more
The Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust gifted a $1 million grant to the Newport Historical Society, the largest donation in the nonprofit’s history, according to an NHS announcement on Tuesday. more
It was an ambitious goal, but thanks to both corporate and personal contributions, the Station Fire Memorial Park Campaign has raised $2 million and is now planning a spring ceremony to unveil the Memorial Park dedicated to the 100 people who lost their lives on Feb. 20, 2003 in the Station nightclub fire in West Warwick. more
More than 4.75 tons of peanut butter were collected during The Washington Trust Co.’s 16th annual peanut butter drive to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and 15 local food pantries across the state and southeastern Connecticut. more
The Pawtucket Foundation has unveiled its four 2017 awards celebration honorees, who will be recognized at an event on April 26 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center. more
Funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Sparks Grant program will provide nearly $190,000 in reading and innovation grants to teachers across the state, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
Bryant University is dedicating its newly completed athletic center Saturday, named after Sue and William J. Conaty ’67 in recognition of the couple’s $7.5 million donation to the school’s capital fund. more
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