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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
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
Rhode Island moved up four spots to No. 25 in the annual Opportunity Index, released Tuesday by the bipartisan national campaign, Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. more
Roger Williams University and town officials on Thursday celebrated the Fund for Civic Activities initiative, which has awarded nearly $200,000 in university grants to 130 projects since 2007. more
(Updated 11:58 a.m.) Rhode Island is the least charitable state in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
The U.S. Census Bureau released data from its 2014 American Community Survey showing that the uninsured rate for Rhode Island was 7.4 percent, a drop from 11.3 percent the year before. more
The Rhode Island Black Business Association has moved into offices in downtown Providence, at 3 Regency Plaza, Suite 3. more
Despite having beautiful beaches and top-notch restaurants, Rhode Island is one of the unhappiest states in the nation, according to WalletHub’s latest survey. more
Fundraising has brought in more than $113,500 to help defray the cost of major repairs to Roger Williams Park Zoo’s harbor seal exhibit. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to college students for the upcoming academic year. more
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