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Social Welfare
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A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
In what amounts to a third record-breaking year, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded more than $34.8 million in grants in 2014 to more than 1,400 nonprofits. more
HousingWorks RI, a housing policy research group that has been collaborating with Roger Williams University since 2012, officially joined the university’s division of Outreach and Engagement on July 1, the school announced Wednesday. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more than $5.6 million to Rhode Island to provide permanent homes and services to low-income people with disabilities in an effort to prevent them from becoming homeless or unnecessarily institutionalized. more
Rhode Island’s homeless population has declined 14 percent since last year and 7.2 percent since 2010, according to U.S. Housing and Urban Development. more
A new report says that many Rhode Island households are not earning enough to make ends meet. more
Donor-recommended grants from Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity, achieved record levels in the first nine months of 2014. 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 Chronicle of Philanthropy rated the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas by how much their residents give to charity, and the Providence area ranked second-from-last, coming in only ahead of Hartford, Conn. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
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