Eleven Rhode Island groups receive $1.9M in AmeriCorps grants

Posted 8/22/11

PROVIDENCE – Eleven Rhode Island organizations have received a total of $1,982,735 in grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced last week.

According to a news release, the grants will support the volunteer work of 269 AmeriCorps members across the state who will mentor and tutor urban school youths; provide after-school opportunities in environmental education, experiential learning and the arts; prepare young children for elementary school; assist high school seniors to apply for college; and extend basic human services to low-income families.

Rhode Island received six competitive grants out of total of 53 given nationally.

Serve Rhode Island, the state’s commission for national and community service, will administer the grants.

Organizations receiving grants were: Brown University ($187,727), Inspiring Minds ($133,000), Institute for the Study and Practice of Non-Violence ($212,800), Providence Children’s Museum ($170,908), Save The Bay/Ocean State Environmental Education Collaborative ($212,800), The Providence Plan/Ready to Learn Providence ($465,500), Charter Corps ($186,200), East Bay Community Action Program ($ 133,000 ), Providence City Arts for Youth/Extended Day Teaching Artists Project ($133,000), Rhode Island Campus Compact Scholarships for Service ($94,600) and The Learning Community Education Fellows ($53,200). •

PBN Hosted

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
    Latest News