Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Social Welfare
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design division has awarded $20 million since its inception in February 2011 to 44 charitable organizations, Alex and Ani LLC announced Tuesday in a press release. more
Rhode Island will receive $10.2 million in federal funds to expand the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. Originally created as part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal funds are designed to help at-risk families voluntarily receive home visits from nurses, social workers and trained parent educators to improve health, child development and school readiness, according to a release from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
In what amounts to a third record-breaking year, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded more than $34.8 million in grants in 2014 to more than 1,400 nonprofits. more
Rhode Island’s homeless population declined for the second year in a row in 2014. more
This summer, Rhode Island College is launching graduate studies certificate programs in nonprofit leadership and child and adolescent trauma. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced $539,622 in funding to the Narragansett Indian Tribe of Rhode Island for affordable housing initiatives. more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has signed on as one of Team Alvimedica’s charity partners in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 39,000-mile worldwide sailing race that comes to Newport in May. more
Three mid-career composers have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation’s Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. more
The Providence Athenaeum expects to hire a permanent executive director by the end of May but has hired Mike Gerhardt in an interim capacity to replace Alison Maxwell, according to Board of Directors President Candy Adriance. more
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