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Philanthropy
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Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
Former chairman and CEO of Hasbro Inc., Alan G. Hassenfeld, and current chairmen of the Hassenfeld Family Initiatives talks to PBN about topics ranging from prospects for Middle East peace to "social philanthropy" to the fact that it's still "pay to play" in Rhode Island. more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter, a 27-year-old nonprofit that closed its shelter five days ago under financial duress, is working to re-establish emergency services, Executive Director Patti Macreading said Thursday. more
Executive director of the Newport Art Museum discusses her new role and the organization’s new master plan. more
Cox Communications awarded scholarships to eight Rhode Island seniors planning to pursue a degree in communications, telecommunications, technology or engineering at a ceremony in the Statehouse earlier this month attended by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
Roger Williams Park Zoo is soliciting businesses and others to participate in its annual fundraising bash, Zoobilee! Feast With the Beasts, set for June 25. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is promoting the availability of $1.5 million in scholarships, with the first deadlines cropping up April 8. more
On a fall Saturday four years ago, 330 people mingled and brainstormed at the R.I. Convention Center, floating ideas to boost a sluggish Rhode Island economy – envisioning paths to growth that would "make it happen" here. The "Make It … more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
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