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Philanthropy
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy rated the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas by how much their residents give to charity, and the Providence area ranked second-from-last, coming in only ahead of Hartford, Conn. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
A new report has found that family influence has a growing impact on the donation patterns of people who contribute to donor-advised funds operated through Fidelity Charitable, a national program that provides an alternative to direct philanthropy. more
Three mid-career composers have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation’s Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. more
The Carnegie Foundation has selected 240 colleges and universities to receive its 2015 community engagement classification, and the University of Massachusetts was one of only two systems nationwide to have all of its campuses represented. more
Bank of America Corp. awarded six Rhode Island nonprofits $270,000 to support services related to basic human needs, including hunger relief, shelter, educational and social services. more
The deadline to submit an idea for the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship is Friday. The two fellows who are selected will receive up to $300,000 over three years to develop, test and implement their ideas, which must have the potential to dramatically improve any area of life in Rhode Island. more
Startup collaboration The Founders League and Social Enterprise Greenhouse have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to create a program called “StartZone” to link students and graduates from local colleges and universities with resources they need to start their own company or social enterprise in Rhode Island. more
Cranston Public Library has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Champlin Foundations that will fund renovations of the Central Library’s children’s room and children’s program room. 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
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