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It seems obvious that where you live says a lot about you. But maybe what it really says is that who you are and what you have done with your life are the most powerful determinants for where you do make your home. The … 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
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
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
Jane Esselstyn, a registered nurse, public speaker and author, will present “The Tasty Truth: The Powerful Connection between Women, Heart Health and Food” as the keynote address at the 2016 Southern New England Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 12. more
Johnnie C. Chace joined the nonprofit Family Service of Rhode Island as its full-time director of philanthropy in September. Here she describes her new role and goals for the statewide human services and educational nonprofit. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
(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
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