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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
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. more
The Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. is hosting its fourth annual Winter Sparkle fundraiser on Feb. 27. more
The sixth annual Rock 4 Kids benefit concert at The Met raised more than $5,000 for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School. more
Citizens Bank is now accepting applications through Feb. 26 for its second 2016 Champion in Action program, providing financial, volunteer and public relations support to local nonprofits. 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
The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $65,000, one-year grant to YWCA Rhode Island to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. The program has received funding from the crusade to support its work for 22 consecutive years. more
Meeting Street raised more than $1 million at an annual telethon that coincided with celebration of its 70th year in fostering child development, education, research and training. Held Jan. 30 and broadcast by WPRI 12, the record-breaking four-hour telethon surpassed last year’s event by more than $215,000, reaching a total of $1,078,520. more
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