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(Updated 9:55 a.m.) Fidelity Charitable on Tuesday announced record-breaking giving for 2016, as grants through the first six months have increased 14 percent to $1.6 billion compared with the same period last year. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
Providence is the third most charming state capital, just four months after being named America’s 12th most charming small city. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed eight bills into law aimed to help curb the opioid crisis at a ceremony Tuesday at Bridgemark Addiction Recovery Services. more
Rhode Island is the most dangerous state for older drivers, according to a new Caring.com report. more
For the second year in a row, the rural town of Glocester is considered the safest city in the Ocean State. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless and Social Finance will receive nearly $1.3 million in new federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Pay for Success Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration Program. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday more than $1.98 million in grants to Rhode Island Housing to renew support for the Sunrise Project and New Transitions programs, which assist low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. more
Andrew Bramson has been named the new president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2016, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday. more
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