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Supporting Community

For 200 years, we have been supporting those in need by giving back to local charitable organizations and investing in community development.

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BNWise

THE KEY TO EDUCATION IS BNWISE

BankNewport's financial education program, BNWise, offers the knowledge and skills you need to make the best financial decision for you or your family.

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OceanPoint Marine Lending

EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

START BOATING WITH OCEANPOINT MARINE LENDING

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OceanPoint Insurance

INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

INSURE WHAT MATTERS MOST

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OceanPoint Insurance

INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

INSURE WHAT MATTERS MOST

OceanPoint Marine Lending

EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

START BOATING WITH OCEANPOINT MARINE LENDING

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OceanPoint Investment Solutions

comprehensive financial services

Our advisors will work with you to create a powerful portfolio designed to help guide all types of investors towards financial well-being.

INVEST FOR YOUR FUTURE

BankNewport In the News

BankNewport Awards $212,000 in Grants to Local Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

May 27, 2022

Funds benefit a variety of industries, causes and communities from healthcare, to food insecurity, underserved populations and education NEWPORT, R.I.  (July 13, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it recently distributed $212,000 in grants focused on food insecurity, health services, education and skills training, and underserved populations, in support of nonprofits that had […]

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Copy of – BankNewport’s “Kind Heart Fresh Start” Drive Collects Thousands of Toiletries & Socks for Organizations Serving Rhode Island’s Homeless Population

May 27, 2022

Donation will impact more than 1,000 individuals in need NEWPORT, R.I. (September 28, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that its “Kind Heart Fresh Start” drive collected more than 4,700 items – socks and toiletries – from its employees and members of the community to be distributed to Amenity Aid, Crossroads Rhode Island in […]

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Man Up, Inc. Wins Nonprofit Innovation Lab Pitch Finals, Secures $50,000 in Seed Funding to Implement Unique Community Solution

May 27, 2022

Program of United Way and Social Enterprise Greenhouse culminated in virtual “Shark Tank-like” event Providence, R.I. (November 16, 2020): Out of a pool of 5 finalists, Man Up, Inc. took home the grand prize of the Nonprofit Innovation Lab’s pitch finals on November 12, securing $50,000 in seed funding to support the creation of new […]

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BankNewport Names Serina M. Vieira Vice President & Branch Sales Manager at Coventry Branch

May 27, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (December 13, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Serina M. Vieira, of Hope, Rhode Island, has been appointed vice president, branch sales manager, of the Bank’s Coventry office located at 730 Centre of New England Boulevard. In her new position, Vieira is responsible for customer service, branch operations, and team […]

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10 Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

May 24, 2022

If you are putting your house on the market, you want to make sure it looks its absolute best to attract the highest sale value in the least amount of time. Proper home staging can help you achieve this. But don’t take our word for it! A report by the National Association of Realtors found that home […]

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BankNewport Awards $45,000 in Grants to Fight Food Insecurity

April 27, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 21, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has awarded $45,000 in grants to four organizations in Rhode Island that are fighting food insecurity: Barrington Tap-In, McCauley Ministries, the Salvation Army Providence Corps, and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. “As a true community bank, supporting those who support our […]

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LPL Financial Advisor John W. Farmer Joins OceanPoint Investment Solutions

April 22, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 19, 2022) – OceanPoint Investment Solutions is pleased to announce that John W. Farmer, CFP®, has joined LPL Financial as a financial advisor. Farmer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his new role, in which he will work closely with clients to develop individualized financial plans and investment strategies […]

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Jeanne Lapak Joins BankNewport as Chief Commercial Banking and Lending Officer

April 7, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (April 7, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Jeanne Lapak joined the Bank’s executive team in November 2021 as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking and Lending Officer, responsible for leading the Commercial and Business Banking Teams. With over 20 years of banking experience and high-level expertise in strategic and […]

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BankNewport Highlights 2021 Community Investment Contributions over $1.2 Million in Support of Over 350 Local Nonprofits

March 16, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 10, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that its 2021 philanthropic efforts resulted in over $1.2 million awarded to over 350 nonprofits in Rhode Island.  The donations include all grants, sponsorships, community contributions from local branches, and year-end proactive and holiday support totaling $74,000 to nonprofits that meet basic needs for […]

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BankNewport Named Top SBA 504 Third-Party Lender in Rhode Island for Fourth Consecutive Year

February 18, 2022

Fiscal Year 2021 Title is BankNewport’s 10th in 11 Years NEWPORT, R.I. (February 14, 2022) – BankNewport was recently recognized by the Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island district office as the top 504 3rd Party Lender of the Year for Fiscal Year 2021. BankNewport has earned this distinction for four consecutive years, and 10 of […]

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