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BankNewport Awards Financial Education Scholarships to Four Local High School Graduates

Students at William S. Rogers, Portsmouth High School and West Warwick High School received a $1,000 scholarship NEWPORT, R.I.  (July 16, 2021) – BankNewport, one of the country’s longest-standing community banks whose hallmark is its dedication to the communities it serves, has awarded its Financial Education Scholarship to four local high school graduates as part […]

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 […]

BankNewport Names Irene Mendez Community Lending Loan Officer

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 25, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Irene Mendez has joined its Residential Lending team as a Community Lending Officer.  In her new role, Mendez facilitates the loan process for clients, including first-time homebuyers, reviewing their credit reports, income and assets information, and advising on loan products that best fit […]

BankNewport Hosts Virtual Financial Education Fair for Local High School Students

Annual Fair part of overall 2021 BNWise impact on Rhode Island schools   Rogers High School students collaborating on the completion of a BNWise Financial Education Fair assignment. NEWPORT, R.I.  (June 24, 2021) – BankNewport hosted a Virtual Financial Education Fair for students at West Warwick, Portsmouth and Rogers High School in Newport, who participated […]

Newport Hospital Receives $25,000 Grant from BankNewport to Support Expansion of Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center

Funds will help the hospital more than double the space of its award-winning inpatient rehab program NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport Hospital has received a major gift in support of a project that will transform the inpatient program at its award-winning Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center. BankNewport has awarded the hospital a $25,000 grant to help expand the […]

$30,000 Grant from BankNewport Advances RI Marine Trades Association Foundation’s Fiberglass Vessel Recycling Pilot Project

NEWPORT, R.I. (May 13, 2021) – BankNewport and its OceanPoint Marine Lending division is pleased to announce that a $30,000 grant it awarded to the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association Foundation (RIMTA Foundation) has played a key role in the advancement of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling Pilot Project.  The project addresses the significant […]

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