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Social Welfare
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(Updated 10:57 a.m.) The van Beuren Charitable Foundation awarded 72 grants totaling $4.5 million in 2015 to improve the quality of life and place in Newport County. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
Fidelity Charitable donors recommended a record $3.1 billion last year in grants to support more than 106,000 charities. more
Rhode Island is the worst state to retire, according to WalletHub, which rated states and the District of Columbia on adjusted cost of living, entertainment options per capita and public-hospital rankings, among 20 other factors. more
The Genesis Center has received a $412,575 grant for the new Bridges to Career Opportunities program from the Local Initiatives Support Corp., part of $11.3 million grant that LISC received nationally from the Social Innovation Fund. more
Rhode Island has the sixth-highest smoking costs in the nation, according to a WalletHub study released Tuesday in light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. more
When it comes to the most millionaires per capita, the Ocean State ranks 19th among the states and Washington, D.C., according to the Phoenix Global Wealth Monitor U.S. Sizing Report. more
Rhode Island is one of the top states where people are likely to live paycheck to paycheck, according to GOBankingRates.com. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is giving a $50,000 grant to the Rhode Island Business Group on Health to roll-out a “Choosing Wisely – RI” campaign to reduce waste in the state’s health care delivery system. more
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