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Philanthropy
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In this week's cover story, Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, says that "Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic." He has taken full advantage of his opportunity. Under his watch the state's only … more
Fidelity Charitable on Wednesday said it made a record $3.5 billion in grants on behalf of its donors last year, a 15 percent increase compared with 2015. more
Four local programs that benefit women and families received $20,000 in grants from the Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund, part of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. more
For the past 12 years, the Pawtucket Red Sox have made six-figure contributions to their Pawtucket Red Sox/James J. Skeffington Charitable Foundation and 2016 was no different as they donated more than $100,000 to the community. more
In the first-ever coordinated gift by senior leadership members of Citizens Bank, personal donations totaling $200,000 were made to the Citizens Charitable Foundation during the December holiday season. more
Jordan Ross knows the significance a pet can play in one's life. It's the reason he started Providence-based PetsEmpower Inc. After graduating from college, Ross couldn't find a job and couldn't move home because it was a "bad situation." … more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation. more
Local teachers and staff at the Chariho Regional School District, Narragansett School District, South Kingstown School Department and Westerly Public Schools, as well as Stonington Public Schools in Stonington, Conn., received 12 Westerly Community Credit Union Teacher Grant awards totaling more than $5,000. 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
WaterFire's mission is to inspire the entire city of Providence and to motivate our visitors to transform the urban experience by stepping forward and engaging with each other. We are living in a time in which person-to-person connections … more
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