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The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
Serve Rhode Island and the Pawtucket School District have won a $219,680 federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps, to boost graduation rates and help Pawtucket students connect with opportunities after graduation. more
NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
Rhode Island has the second-highest percentage of children in foster care not living with families, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest Kids Count policy report, “Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success.” more
Karen A. Santilli has been named president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest provider of services to the homeless. more
National Grid and retailers recently helped increase breast cancer awareness in support of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, raising $4,788 through the sale of energy efficient light bulbs. more
The game show “Wheel of Fortune” donated $10,000 to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in March. more
The Pawtucket Foundation will hold its 12th annual awards celebration Tuesday, recognizing three individuals who have made significant contributions to Pawtucket. more
April 30 is the deadline for nonprofit organizations to apply for $2 million in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island. more
The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded 80 grants, totaling $4.7 million, to Newport and Rhode Island organizations that improve the quality of life in Newport County. more
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