BankRI awards $95K in grants to R.I. nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island recently awarded $95,100 in grants to 36 Rhode Island nonprofits that focus on hunger, youth education, emergency needs and other key missions, according to a news release.

Highlighted recipients included the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, which received $3,500 for its Gloria’s Angels meals program for cancer patients and their families, and $2,500 for Teach for America Rhode Island for its teacher training program.

Other recipients included:

  • AccessPointRI
  • AIDS Care Ocean State
  • Button Hole Golf
  • Community Boating Center
  • Community Care Alliance
  • Connecting for Children & Families
  • David Louis Cunha Foundation
  • Entrepreneurship for All
  • Everett Company State School
  • FirstWorks
  • Genesis Center
  • Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry
  • Grow Smart Rhode Island
  • Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex
  • Lincoln School
  • Looking Upwards
  • Newport Public Library
  • Providence Preservation Society
  • Read to Succeed
  • Rhode Island Assisted Living Association
  • Rhode Island Center for the Book
  • Rhode Island Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council
  • Rhode Island Write on Sports
  • Riverzedge Arts
  • Scholarship Foundation of East Providence
  • South Kingstown Land Trust
  • Special Olympics Rhode Island
  • Stadium Theatre
  • The Steel Yard
  • Thundermist Health Center
  • United Way of Rhode Island Inc.
  • Warren Heritage Foundation

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