Social Welfare
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At the PBN Summit on Nonprofit Best Practices, held Wednesday morning at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick, panelists told more than 160 attendees that recognizing vulnerabilities is a key step in managing risk in a nonprofit organization. more
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, has awarded $2.5 million in grants to support 25 affordable housing initiatives in 13 states through its eighth annual “Housing for Everyone” grant competition. more
Rhode Island ranked 42nd in the U.S. for funding programs that help prevent kids from smoking and help current smokers quit, according to a report released by a coalition of public health organizations. more
The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded the Preservation Society of Newport County a $625,000 grant toward the creation of an endowed “Fund for Fellows” to support original research and scholarship in history, design and preservation. more
Some Rhode Island nonprofits are benefiting from #GivingTuesday, an online movement launched last year as a way to promote giving during the holiday season. more
On Dec. 6, Hasbro Inc. employees will partner with nonprofit organizations in 36 countries on community service projects benefiting underserved children for the toymaker’s first-ever “Global Day of Joy.” more
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded an $800,000 grant to the Business Innovation Factory’s Student Experience Lab to develop and implement a teacher-driven pilot program to encourage more effective, collaborative efforts to improve education. more
In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, an Ocean State Job Lot employee with family ties to the Philippines is coordinating a relief effort that will provide $160,000 worth of clothing from his employer to people affected by the natural disaster. more
The Providence Rotary Charities Foundation has donated $10,000 to support relief efforts by ShelterBox to help families left homeless by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. more
Local fast-food workers will rally outside the Wendy’s restaurant located at 771 Warwick Ave. at 3 p.m. on Thursday, according to an email sent out Thursday afternoon from local social justice coalition Rhode Island Jobs with Justice. more
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