HarborOne Foundation R.I. awards $201K in grants to local organizations

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island announced Monday that it has awarded $201,000 in total grants to 16 local nonprofit organizations to help support their respective causes and operations.

The grants, HarborOne said, would help nonprofits promote educational opportunity, create access to affordable housing and provide basic human services to vulnerable residents. The grants will also help provide job training for some organizations and other causes to support those who are Black, Indigenous and people of color, the foundation said.

“The foundation’s work is centered on investing in programs and leaders who are having a transformative impact on their local community,” HarborOne Foundation Rhode Island Vice President Phillip Kydd said Monday in a statement.

The grants ranged from $1,000 to $50,000. The recipients are:

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  • Adoption Rhode Island
  • AS220
  • Books Are Wings
  • Child & Family
  • Crossroads Rhode Island
  • Festival Ballet Providence
  • Girls on the Run Rhode Island
  • Inspiring Minds
  • Meeting Street
  • MENTOR Rhode Island
  • Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc.
  • Reach Out and Read Rhode Island
  • Read to Succeed
  • Rhode Island Community Food Bank
  • Sojourner House Inc.

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