R.I. receives $100K grant to create manufacturing center, RI Foundation, EDC match grant

THANKS TO A $100,000 GRANT from the U.S. Commerce Department and matching funds from The Rhode Island Foundation and the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, leaders in the state's academic, governmental and manufacturing sectors are developing a plan to create a manufacturing and design center in the Ocean State. Here a Senesco Marine worker uses a torch to cut steel at the company's North Kingstown facility. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN McDONALD
THANKS TO A $100,000 GRANT from the U.S. Commerce Department and matching funds from The Rhode Island Foundation and the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, leaders in the state's academic, governmental and manufacturing sectors are developing a plan to create a manufacturing and design center in the Ocean State. Here a Senesco Marine worker uses a torch to cut steel at the company's North Kingstown facility. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN McDONALD
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has won a $100,000 federal grant to help build a manufacturing and design center in the state, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the state congressional delegation said Wednesday. The grant was one of 26 announced by the U.S. Commerce Department under an Obama administration initiative, called the Investing in…

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