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Social Welfare
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Fidelity Charitable reported this week that during the first nine months of 2016, $2.3 billion in grants were recommended by donors, a 15 percent increase over last year. more
Providence Business News is now accepting submissions for its new Top List of Corporate Giving, ranked by total contributions per enterprise to Rhode Island-based charities in 2015. more
Changing the world through an enterprise is in the purview of all of us, not just Steve Jobs or Mother Teresa. And it doesn't have to be done all at once. Child & Family has done this by creating a movement among colleagues, donors, … more
Steven G. O’Donnell recently retired as superintendent of the R.I. State Police and commissioner of the R.I. Department of Public Safety, but he isn’t resting on his laurels, having recently been appointed the new CEO of the YMCA of Greater Providence. 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
As we near our 50th anniversary, I reflect on the humble beginnings of Providence Community Health Centers. It was a very turbulent time in our country, and members of the community wanted to bring good health care to inner-city residents. … more
Sojourner House, a comprehensive domestic violence agency primarily serving clients in Providence and northern Rhode Island, has enlarged its mission to include victims and survivors of sexual assault. more
Meeting Street raised more than $1 million at an annual telethon that coincided with celebration of its 70th year in fostering child development, education, research and training. Held Jan. 30 and broadcast by WPRI 12, the record-breaking four-hour telethon surpassed last year’s event by more than $215,000, reaching a total of $1,078,520. more
Kennedy Plaza often has a lot going on there, which is one of its strengths, and one of its greatest challenges. "There's always been this struggle. There's a lot that goes on in here. From a pedestrian standpoint, from a vehicular … more
Problem: With one of the highest violent crime rates in the state, according to FBI statistics, the Central Falls Working Cities team has identified Sylvian Street as the epicenter of such problems. Absentee landlords, migratory tenants and a … more
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