Hurricane Dorian Resources

As we have continued to watch the devastation from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, and the potential for significant damage in the Carolinas, I wanted to pass along some more philanthropic resources related to the Hurricane. WEBINARS Our partners are offering two upcoming webinars for funders wanting to learn more about the how they can…

Women’s Fund of RI Awards $50K in Grants to 5 Organizations to Advance Gender Equity

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island (WFRI) has announced a total of $50,000 in grant funding to five organizations for proposals to advance gender equity. “The grant process was very competitive. 26 non-profit organizations submitted proposals for a combined request of $211,000 in funding. Each proposal was subject to a rigorous review by a team of community…

BCBSRI grants $80K to Rhode Island Free Clinic

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded an $80,000 grant to the Rhode Island Free Clinic, BCBSRI announced Monday. The company said that it has awarded the Rhode Island Free Clinic $870,000 over 14 years. BSBSRI also said the grant recognizes the company’s 80th anniversary. “Blue Cross is one of…

United Way of R.I. awards $150K to Olneyville community groups

PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $150,000 to 12 organizations that support children and families in the city’s Olneyville neighborhood. The grants were awarded from United Way’s Olneyville Community Fund and the total distribution was an increase of more than 60% over last year’s total. “We are part of the community fabric…

R.I. students to benefit from school supplies collected by police, HarborOne

PROVIDENCE – As the new school year approaches, backpacks and school supplies are top of mind, especially for charitable organizations looking to help needy families get school supplies for their children. State, local and federal law enforcement agencies are again joining forces to collect donations of new backpacks and school supplies to help school children…

PCU announces $104,500 in grants from Community Investment Fund

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Credit Union’s Community Investment Fund is awarding $104,500 in grants to 11 local nonprofits focused on providing academic support to low-income children, the credit union’s CEO George J. Charette III announced this week. The awardees are: The Learning Community, Comprehensive Community Action Program, Kennedy-Donovan Center, Books Are Wings, YMCA of Pawtucket, Friends…