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Rebecca Book, 2016 immediate past president of the YMCA of Pawtucket board of directors, received the 2015 Spirit Award at the YMCA of Pawtucket's 126th annual meeting. Book was presented with the award in recognition of her dedication and … more
Of the more than 203,000 calls for help to United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island in 2015, the United Way of Rhode Island reported 117,334 requests for food assistance – more than any previous year and a 350 percent increase over just five years ago. more
The University of Rhode Island is now offering the Peace Corps Prep Program to its undergraduate students, making it the first college or university in the state to do so. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth had the greatest diversity in its faculty in the region in 2013, according to federal data compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Rhode Island’s Narragansett Indian Tribe has received a $549,780 Indian Housing Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced an amended agreement with Naloxone manufacturer Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. that would increase the company-offered rebate for each Naloxone syringe dosage kit purchased by nonfederal government agencies in Rhode Island from $4 per dose to $6 per dose. The rebate is retroactive for purchases made on or after Oct. 1, 2015. Sold under brand names, including Narcan, Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose when administered promptly. more
The Rhode Island Foundation said nonprofits serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 18 to apply for more than $250,000 in grants. more
As it marks its centennial year, the Rhode Island Foundation reported Friday it awarded a record $41.5 million in grants last year to more than 1,600 nonprofits across the state. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
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