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Crossroads Rhode Island breaks ground on Providence housing development

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit Crossroads Rhode Island recently celebrated the start of construction at 94 Summer St. for what will become a 176-unit single-occupancy...

Bristol County Savings Bank awards $117K to 14 R.I. nonprofits

TAUNTON – Bristol County Savings Bank recently awarded $116,500 to 14 northern Rhode Island nonprofits as part of its 25th anniversary celebration, according to...

Five Questions With: Jeanne Cola

Jeanne Cola has served as executive director for the Rhode Island Local Initiatives Support Corp. since 2011. Prior to that, she worked for 25...
CONNECTED CLASSROOMS: Sandra Robinson, right, is the family preservation supervisor for Children’s Friend in Providence. The organization received a six-month grant through the R.I. Department of Health and the R.I. Department of Human Services, which it will use to expand parent and child access to culturally and linguistically responsive classrooms.
 / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Grants promote cultural inclusion

Culturally and linguistically responsive teaching is coming to more early-childhood education classrooms in Rhode Island. As part of a grant program through the R.I. Department...
BREAKFAST DISCUSSION: R.I. Department of Human Services Director Courtney Hawkins and Kevin Gallagher, senior deputy chief of staff for Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, will be guest speakers at a breakfast discussion hosted by Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode Island in Providence on May 16.
 / COURTESY COURTNEY HAWKINS AND LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORP. RHODE ISLAND

Editor’s Choice: Road to universal pre-K

EDITOR’S CHOICE Road to universal pre-K LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORP. Rhode Island will hold a breakfast discussion on the plan for Rhode Island’s new...
AMOS HOUSE and the Genesis Center will receive a combined $360,000 over three years from the Citi Foundation and LISC Rhode Island through the Bridges to Career Opportunities Initiative run by the Local Initiatives Support Corp.

2 R.I. nonprofits awarded $360K from LISC R.I. and Citi...

PROVIDENCE – Two local nonprofits, the Genesis Center and Amos House, have been awarded a combined $360,000 from the Citi Foundation and the Local...

LISC Rhode Island awards 8 R.I. community development corporations $525K

PROVIDENCE - The Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode Island announced $525,000 in grant awards for eight communities Wednesday, from its Neighborhood Development Fund for...
TO CELEBRATE Whole Foods Market’s support for partner organizations in the Northeast, Southside Community Land Trust was invited to the North Atlantic 5% Community Giving Lunch Celebration at the company’s headquarters in Marlborough, Mass., on Feb. 14. Louis Raymond, SCLT board president, represented the organization. / COURTESY SCLT

Southside Community Land Trust receives $26K in Whole Foods grants

PROVIDENCE – Grants totaling more than $26,000 have been awarded to the Southside Community Land Trust by the Whole Foods Market Whole Cities Foundation,...
Citizens Bank, owned by Citizens Financial Group Inc., is the largest Rhode Island-based bank. / COURTESY Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank provides $40K for neighborhood projects in Central Falls, Pawtucket

PROVIDENCE – Eight nonprofit organizations and small businesses in Central Falls and Pawtucket were announced as the recipients of a combined $40,000 in funding...
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