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Social Welfare
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A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
Robert Randall, 33, was operations coordinator at the Providence After-School Alliance when the position of director of middle school initiatives became vacant. Not only did he get that promotion, he says now, but he might not have been … more
The American Heart Association’s Heart Ball has raised more than half of its targeted $500,000 for research and education funding. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
The law firm of Marasco & Nesselbush LLP has launched a Brain Injury Prevention Scholarship for students in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. more
Sixty local McDonald’s restaurants in the Providence area recently raised $37,000, in 17 days for the expansion of the Ronald McDonald House of Providence. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has promoted two executives in strategy and community investments and human resources, a move the foundation president says is intended to enhance its capacity to partner with donors and grantees to meet Rhode Island’s needs. more
(Updated 11:31 a.m. and 12:58 p.m.) To start celebrating its centennial next year, the Rhode Island Foundation announced a statewide community grant program Tuesday, along with details of its $10 million campaign to restore Roger Williams Park. more
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