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Social Welfare
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Three college scholarships and one vocational scholarship, totaling $4,500, for students in local high schools will be funded by the Westerly Community Credit Union for the 2016-17 school year. more
Park View Middle School in Cranston presented Operation Stand Down Rhode Island a $4,000 check in early December after raising the funds during its Annual Park View Middle School Veterans Day 5K. more
As part of the first stage of its three-year, $12 million grant initiative, United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 31 organizations to fund 41 programs throughout the state. more
Dennis Roy is president and chief executive officer of East Bay Community Action Program, a nonprofit organization that merged recently with East Bay Center. Roy, a board member of the Rhode Island Health Center Association and the Rhode Island Community Action Association, talked with Providence Business News about the merger of nonprofit organizations EBCAP and East Bay Center – which did not trigger staff reductions – and how that merger will impact their respective constituencies. more
Without question, the most exciting economic story of the past half century has been the dramatic, and probably unprecedented, decline in global poverty. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded Riverzedge Arts a $249,000 state cultural facilities grant to fund the construction of a permanent headquarters in a former elementary school on Second Avenue in the Fairmount section of the city, according to a Monday release from the nonprofit organization. more
Rhode Island ranks 42nd in the nation for levels of well-being among its residents, with the lowest scores nationwide in both community and social well-being. more
The executive director of The Providence Foundation said he is moving on after 24 years in the position at the nonprofit. more
Executive director of the Providence Children’s Film Festival, Anisa Raoof has an unmistakable passion for film, design, community and education. more
Held on the first day of 2017, the sixth annual Frozen Clam Dip and “Obstaplunge,” hosted by Laid-back Fitness, helped raise $10,000 in support of the R.I. Mentoring Partnership. more
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