Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $270K to Newport County-serving organizations

Representatives of Newport County nonprofit organizations listen as the Rhode Island Foundation announces they will share nearly $270,000 in grants. The funds will underwrite activities ranging from workforce training and after school activities to preventing relationship violence and protecting vulnerable seniors. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
REPRESENTATIVES OF NEWPORT COUNTY nonprofit organizations listen as the Rhode Island Foundation announces they will share nearly $270,000 in grants. The funds will underwrite activities ranging from workforce training and after school activities to preventing relationship violence and protecting vulnerable seniors. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
PROVIDENCE - Forty grants funding job readiness training, after school activities, protecting vulnerable seniors and preventing domestic violence were among $267,755 in grants awarded to nonprofit organizations serving Newport County residents by the Rhode Island Foundation Thursday. Funded by the foundation's Newport County Fund, grants are offered up to $10,000 in seven areas: arts and…
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