The Gencorp Insurance Charitable Foundation recently distributed $14,200 in grant awards to local nonprofits at its annual grant awards presentation at Quidnessett Country Club in Exeter.
Organizations that received grants include: Blackstone Academy Charter School, Boys Town New England, Children’s Friend and Service, Community Preparatory School, Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, Family Service of Rhode Island, The San Miguel School and the Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program.
The foundation, which was established in 2006, supports nonprofit charitable organizations with established social programs in Rhode Island. Gencorp Insurance Group raises money for the foundation through charity fundraiser events, employee donations and grants from partner organizations.
The foundation seeks to acknowledge outstanding work that is done each year by local nonprofit organizations to help economically disadvantaged children in Rhode Island. •