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Philanthropy
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Why did you select your profession? My profession chose me. I started my career with Teach For America, teaching middle school in Camden, N.J. I had intended to go to law school after my two-year commitment, but right away knew that was not going to … more
Providence College on Wednesday announced the receipt of a $1 million gift from the estate of Leo Caiafa Jr. to help renovate and expand the school’s science complex, the first major gift made toward the multi-year project, and create the Lucille and Leo Caiafa Jr. Center for Psychological Sciences. more
(Updated 9:55 a.m.) Fidelity Charitable on Tuesday announced record-breaking giving for 2016, as grants through the first six months have increased 14 percent to $1.6 billion compared with the same period last year. more
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
Four scholarships, $1,000 each, were awarded by Westerly Credit Union to graduating seniors at Westerly, Chariho and Stonington High Schools in June. more
Anthony Hollingshead has been named president of the Rotary Club of Providence. He is the president of Swan Point Cemetery and past president of the Massachusetts and New England Cemetery Associations. He holds degrees from the New England Institute … more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. 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
Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10 has named Newport County Women’s Resource Center a “2016 Champion in Action,” awarding it $35,000 in unrestricted funding, media coverage and promotional and volunteer support, according to a press release. more
In support of the 2016 American Cancer Society’s annual Pedal to End Cancer event, the Total Fitness Clubs team raised $59,800 and was the top fundraising group in New England. more
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