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Social Welfare
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More than 200 teachers in 26 communities will receive $215,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation to encourage innovation in elementary school classrooms. more
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded grants to both the Rhode Island College Foundation and Community Catalyst, a fiscal agent for the Senior Agenda Coalition of Rhode Island. more
Elise Strom joined Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island in mid-September as the regional director in Rhode Island. With the regional office based in East Providence, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 with life-threatening medical conditions. more
Cox Communications is doubling the download speed of its discounted Internet service available to low-income families with school-age children through its Connect2Compete program in an attempt to decrease the digital divide. more
The Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition has doubled the size of its board of directors and extended the contract of Program Director Alex Krogh-Grabbe. more
Cleveland Kurtz has been president of the Rhode Island Rhythm and Blues Preservation Society for about five years. Along with a love for the music, he supports the group’s commitment to music in education for young people. Here he shares how his organization fulfills its mission. more
The Rhode Island Foundation plans to initiate a $10 million campaign to fund building improvements and programming at Roger Williams Park, as well as an endowment to benefit a new nonprofit conservancy organization. more
Kelly Henry is the manager of residential advocacy at Sojourner House in Providence, a positon she has held for three years. She has been working in direct services for domestic violence and sexual assault for nearly 20 years, work she began after graduating from Illinois State University with degrees in English and women’s studies. Here, Henry describes the need for support services for men who are victims of domestic violence. more
CRANSTON – The partnership between the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the home security firm Alliance Security has been recognized as a “promising practice” by a national … more
The Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts has awarded $30,000 in grants to five local programs focused on women and children in need. more
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