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Social Welfare
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The Rhode Island Foundation on Thursday awarded more than $250,000 in grants to five health care providers through its RIGHA Foundation Fund, which promotes development of an effective primary health care system in the state. more
All four campuses of Johnson & Wales University will be tobacco-free as of July 1, 2016. more
Rhode Island has the second-highest percentage of children in foster care not living with families, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest Kids Count policy report, “Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success.” more
Eligible Rhode Island seniors in need will be able to receive free, bulk boxes of healthy food from the U.S. Department of Agriculture this summer to prepare at home. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
The Rhode Island Foundation distributed $34.8 million across the state last year, a record for the foundation, according to its annual report. more
Fidelity Charitable has announced that it has surpassed $1 billion in grants to charities for the year. more
A two-year research project that will document the history of African-Americans in the College Hill District launches May 14. more
The 2015 Metcalf Diversity in the Media Awards will be held May 12 at the Hotel Providence on Mathewson Street, according to Rhode Island for Community & Justice. more
Karen A. Santilli has been named president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest provider of services to the homeless. more
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