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Philanthropy
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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
Rhode Island-based visual artists have until Aug. 18 to apply for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
The Providence Public Library wants to update the facade of its 1954 Empire Street addition by mounting a series of LED-mesh screens on two sides of the structure. more
The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that Raymond “Two Hawks” Watson, an advocate of multi-cultural tourism, received the nonprofit organization’s $300,000 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship this year. more
The YWCA Rhode Island released on Monday the list of 13 women it has selected for its 2016 Women of Achievement awards. more
The newly established Heritage Harbor Foundation, the successor of Heritage Harbor Corp., has created a $3.6 million endowment to fund projects concerning Rhode Island history. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
From health care issues to housing problems, hundreds of nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders benefited from the $18.2 million the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded during the first half of 2016, the organization announced Friday. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
In February Katje Afonseca was promoted from director of development to executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She is the organization’s youngest-ever executive director in its 50-year history. more
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