Toby Shepherd will join the Rhode Island Foundation as a grant programs officer effective May 5. Shepherd will lead the foundation’s grant-making in the education sector, serving as the lead on educational issues, working with stakeholders and evaluating funding proposals.
The Omni Hotel Providence and several other sponsors recently helped the American Lung Association to raise a record-breaking $191,000 this year in its sixth annual Fight for Air Climb in Providence.
The Schwartz Center for Children recently announced its collaboration with Southcoast Hospitals Group to strengthen local access to rehabilitation services for children with special needs. The Schwartz Center staff will continue to provide the highly specialized rehabilitation services in a newly renovated suite within its current location at 1 Posa Place in Dartmouth, under the direction of Southcoast Rehabilitation Services.
Paul Kloiber, RBS Citizens Financial Group branch manager, was recently honored with the bank’s Citizens Helping Citizens Volunteer Award, which honors employee volunteers who perform exemplary service to the community.
Nonprofit fundraising, known as development in the trade, has emerged as a distinct profession only in the past few decades. But even in that relatively short period, career fundraisers have brought standards, ethical codes, best practices, certifications and wide-ranging professional-development programs to the profession. Now, aided by groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a growing number of people are seeking a career in fundraising instead of happening into it. more
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PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.