Updated February 25 at 6:25am
Social Welfare
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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
Executive director of the Providence Children’s Film Festival, Anisa Raoof has an unmistakable passion for film, design, community and education. 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
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
Barbara Cottam joined Citizens Bank in 1994 as Rhode Island director of public affairs. She now directs public affairs, corporate giving and marketing sponsorships throughout the company’s commercial and retail banking footprint. more
Deadlines are approaching for nonprofits to apply for $1.6 million in grants for medical research and community health from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
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