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RHODE ISLAND received $3.6 million in federal grant money for the Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ ANDREW HARRER

R.I. receives $3.6M for youth suicide prevention program

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received $3.6 million in federal funding for suicide-prevention programs, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced on Wednesday. The grant, which comes from...
ELEVEN ENTITIES in Rhode Island have received a combined $7.3 million in federal funding for projects to combat homelessness. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. receives $7.3M to combat homelessness

PROVIDENCE – More than 30 homeless-assistance projects have received $7.3 million in federal Continuum of Care grants, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced. The grants are...
T.F. GREEN AIRPORT has been allocated $5.5 million in federal funds to reimburse it for security upgrades following 9/11. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

T.F. Green gets $5.5M reimbursement for security upgrades

WARWICK – T.F. Green Airport will get $5.5 million in federal funds for reimbursement for post-9/11 security upgrades. The funds are part of $40 million...
ELEVEN Rhode Island housing authorities have received $1.1 million from the federal government for their Family Self-Sufficiency programs/ BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ ANDREW HARRE

R.I. housing authorities receive over $1M from feds

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island housing authorities received a combined $1.1 million in federal funds to boost financial independence of residents, the state's congressional delegation...
SEN. JACK REED, left, announces an additional $50 million in federal funding for Rhode Island bridge improvements and repairs. On his right, RIDOT Director Peter Alviti Jr. / COURTESY OFFICE OF SEN. JACK REED

New federal funds result in $50M for R.I. bridges

PROVIDENCE – A new federal transportation spending law will deliver $50 million to the state for bridge improvements and repairs, Sen. Jack Reed announced...
THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY Action Program has received $800,178 in federal funding to continue operations as well as cater to a widening medical client base. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

East Bay Community Action Program awarded $800K from feds

PROVIDENCE  – The East Bay Community Action Program has received $800,178 in federal funding, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said on Monday. The grant will allow...
GENERAL DYNAMICS has been awarded a $22.2 billion contract to build the next generation of Virginia-class submarines is expected to increase the company's jobs in Rhode Island by 1,500 jobs by 2025. / COURTESY GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

Electric Boat sub contract expected to increase R.I. jobs by 1,500...

PROVIDENCE – General Dynamics Corp.'s massive $22.2 billion Virginia-class submarine contract is expected to bring an additional 1,500 jobs to Rhode Island by 2025,...
THE CAPITAL GOOD FUND has received a three-year $665,000 grant from the U.S. Treasury. Above, CGF founder and CEO Andy Posner. / COURTESY CAPITAL GOOD FUND

Capital Good Fund receives $665K grant from U.S. Treasury

PROVIDENCE – The Capital Good Fund received a three-year $665,000 grant from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, CGF announced Wednesday. The Capital...
THE R.I. PUBLIC Transit Authority was granted $8 million in federal funds for two bus hub projects at URI and CCRI, as well as to purchase new buses. Above, URI's South Kingstown campus. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

RIPTA gets $8M from feds for URI, CCRI bus hubs and...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority has been allocated $8 million in federal funds for bus hubs and to purchase new buses, Sen....
SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST has received a $600,000 federal grant to train new farmers.

Southside Community Land Trust gets $600K from feds to help new...

CRANSTON – The Southside Community Land Trust has launched a $600,000 federally funded initiative to help beginning farmers access resources, tools and training, Sen....
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