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Social Welfare
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Jennifer Barrera, program director of Lucy's Hearth, was named a winner of the Harlequin "More than Words" award. The award recognizes three heroines from across the nation who have dedicated themselves towards improving life within their community. … more
The 2015 Summer Youth Work Experience Program has 1,040 workers ranging in age from 14 to 24, many of whom would have had few other options to earn wages this summer. The long-running program has been in place since the 1990s and is funded … more
Children’s Museum golf tournament, Boats & Bowties Bash and more. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded eight nonprofits serving the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities with more than $57,000 in grants through its Equity Action Fund. more
The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College has awarded a total of $10,000 in Access for All Abilities mini-grants to four Rhode Island organizations. more
The Newport Festivals Foundation Inc. has received a $40,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to help underwrite the third day of music at the historic Newport Jazz Festival. more
A clinician-scientist and president of Brain In Play Nonprofit Foundation discusses the organization’s work, which includes preventing, healing and improving sports concussive injuries and degenerative brain diseases. more
Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island has received a $50,000 grant award from the Centreville Savings Bank Charitable Foundation. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled on Tuesday the Mayor’s Center for City Services, a restructured arm of his constituent service operation, to provide a streamlined, responsive and customer service-oriented resource for residents seeking assistance from the city. more
Mission: The Rhode Island Foundation is a proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island. Year founded: 1916 President/CEO: Neil D. Steinberg 2014 revenue: $57 million … more
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