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Carole Corriveau became the new director of philanthropy at Sail Newport in late November. Her job is to bolster the nonprofit organization's future growth and philanthropic programs. Here, she discusses her new role. more
WEST GREENWICH – The Nature Conservancy dedicated the McAlpine-Shepard Preserve at Tillinghast Pond last week with a stone monument and ceremonial ribbon to open a new trail. Five-hundred acres of open space was dedicated to the … more
A Stanford student takes a class on startups, posts notes that go viral and creates this best-selling book. Princeton University Press ISBN 9780691150642 | $35 more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $2.7 million in grants from its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island to improve the quality and affordability of health care in Rhode Island. more
The Sojourner House Masquerade Ball has raised more than $50,000 to support survivors of domestic violence in Rhode Island. more
Pawtucket Credit Union has donated $10,000 to several local food pantries to ease the hardship for many in putting food on the table daily. more
School district and community partners from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet attended a daylong summit at the White House on Oct. 21 on how to surmount barriers for first-generation students seeking financial aid. more
The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America is preparing for its annual Scouting for Food/Good Turn Drive for the 28th consecutive year. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by presenting more than $17,000 from the sale of Ribbon of Hope license plates to the state. more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. more
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