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Newport Historic Spring receives $100,000 contribution from BankNewport

NEWPORT, RI (June 27, 2022) – BankNewport has made a $100,000 charitable contribution to the Newport Historic Spring to advance the effort to install a public park on the site of the original town spring and the birthplace of Newport. This represents the largest corporate contribution to the project to transform the former Coffey’s gas station […]

BankNewport Awards $45,000 in Grants to Aid Education and Workforce Development Organizations

NEWPORT, RI (June 14, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has awarded $45,000 in grants to five organizations in Rhode Island that provide education, training and workforce development: DownCity Design, East Bay Community Action Program, FirstWorks, Providence Promise, Rhode Island Tutorial and Education Services, and Save The Bay. “As a true community […]

BankNewport Hosts Financial Education Fairs for Students at William S. Rogers High School & West Warwick High School

NEWPORT, RI (June 13, 2022) – BankNewport held its first in-person Financial Education Fairs since 2020 for students at West Warwick High School and William S. Rogers High School in Newport last month. Throughout the school year, BankNewport conducted presentations on topics such as Careers, Checking and Savings, Digital Banking, Personal Insurance, and the Importance […]

OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC Releases Summary of its 2021 Annual Meeting

NEWPORT, RI (May 19, 2022) – BankNewport proudly announced its accomplishments for 2021 at the annual meeting of OceanPoint Financial Partners (the “Company”), the mutual holding company of BankNewport, held in-person on Monday, April 25, 2022.  At year-end, total assets increased to a record-high of $2.35 billion, from its banking, marine lending, and wealth management […]

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

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 […]

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

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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