January 21, 2021

Dorcas International – RI Foundation’s Best Practices Honoree 2020!

Dorcas International Institute of RI has been recognized by the RI Foundation this year as a Best Practices honoree for our collaborative work in administering the weR1 Rhode Island fund.
December 14, 2020

Tax Benefits of the CARES Act

The new law temporarily suspends the requirements for required minimum distributions (RMD) for the 2020 tax year.
October 21, 2020

Dorcas International’s 2020 Annual Report Dedicated to the late William Prichett

The past several months have been challenging to say the least. We adjusted so many aspects of our daily routines and schedules and have had to actively practice new levels of community care. Here at Dorcas International, we quickly adjusted our services in March to continue serving some of the most vulnerable populations in the state.
September 24, 2020

Dorcas International Receives Capacity Support for COVID-19 Relief Work

Dorcas International announced today that it has been awarded a $70,000 grant from the newly- formed Momentum Fund to continue its COVID-19 relief work supporting community-run organizations working with communities of color, low-income populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
August 28, 2020

Dorcas International Encourages Community To File Immigration Applications Before New USCIS Fee Increases Go Into Effect

On August 3, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finalized changes to the fees U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) charges for various immigration applications. DHS is increasing the fees for multiple applications. These changes will go into effect on October 2, 2020 – any application, petition, or request postmarked on this date or later must include payment of the fees established by DHS’s final fee rule.
August 12, 2020

Welcoming Rhode Island Festival: Sidy Maiga

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