Collette Shows “Tourism Cares” for Providence

Collette Shows “Tourism Cares” for Providence As part of the tourism industry’s “Tourism Cares” initiative, Collette’s strategic leadership team and CSR team volunteered to beautify and restore tourist attractions around Providence on September 15.  Collette is a lead sponsor of the initiative, and its project was one of over 180 projects that  are taking place…

Responses to DACA Decision

September 14 GCIR Webinar for Funders The Forum will be co-sponsoring  a Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees webinar, Dreams in Limbo: A Look at the Future of DACA, Young Immigrants, and How Funders Can Respond, that is being held on September 14, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PDT. Philanthropic Responses to the DACA Decision Grantmakers…

GCRI Members Support Harvey Relief Efforts

GCRI Members Support Harvey Relief Efforts Tufts Health Plan Foundation The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is matching employees’ contributions to nonprofit organizations providing hurricane relief to Southeast Texas communities up to a total of $50,000.  Funds will be donated to the Red Cross to assist Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, for a total of $100,000 supporting Hurricane Harvey’s…

Support for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Areas in Texas and Louisiana have experienced extreme flooding due to Hurricane Harvey, a record-breaking storm.  As always, philanthropy is stepping forward to assist those whose lives have been devastated by the flooding.  GCRI sister organizations in the region, as well as individual local foundations have established relief funds in the region, to assist in…

Financial Literacy Catalyst Group on August 24

Join us at United Way on August 24 at 9am for the next Financial Literacy Catalyst Group.  We’ll be talking with Dr. Margaret Brooks, President of both the Rhode Island Jump$tart Coalition and the Rhode Island Council for Economic Education.

Hasbro and United Way Team Up to Fight Summer Learning Loss

GCRI Members Hasbro and United Way of Rhode Island teamed up again to support 14 summer learning programs across the state, which provide enrichment activities, service learning, and experiential education.  GCRI Board Member Diana Perdomo, from United Way joined the Rhode Show on WPRI to talk about the valuable program (Watch video), and the North…