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BankNewport Awards more than $230,000 in Grants Last Quarter, including $20k for Holiday Support


Newport, RI – (December , 2022) – As part of its All In Giving program, BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has recently awarded $230,984 in grant funds to organizations throughout Rhode Island that focus on areas of need including food insecurity, education and workforce development, healthy lives, and underserved populations. An additional $20,000 in proactive funding has also been awarded to nonprofit organizations that help underserved individuals and families with basic needs and additional support for the holidays.
“Here in Rhode Island, we are fortunate to have countless organizations that work tirelessly to meet the needs of our most vulnerable populations,” said Jack Murphy, President & CEO, BankNewport. “ We are so thankful for their efforts and are proud to support them in their efforts to reach more people every year.“
Recipients of the last quarter grants are:

● Amenity Aid
● Boys & Girls Club of Northern Rhode Island
● Boys Town New England
● Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County
● Butler Hospital
● Community Blessings Foundation
● Crossroads Rhode Island
● East Bay Community Action Program
● Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District
● Family Service of Rhode Island
● FirstWorks
● Hasbro Children’s Hospital
● Hope’s Harvest
● John Clarke Nursing & Retirement/John Clarke Senior Living
● Lucy’s Hearth
● McAuley Ministries
● Norman Bird Sanctuary
● Providence Promise
● Rhode Island Community Food Bank
● Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation
● Salvation Army – Providence Corps
● Social Enterprise Greenhouse
● Southern Rhode Island Volunteers
● The Providence Center
● We Share Hope


Proactive funding to help underserved families with basic needs and holiday support was awarded to:
● AIDS Care Ocean State
● Adoption RI
● Amos House
● Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County
● Center for Southeast Asians
● Children’s Friend and Service
● Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic
● Community Action Partnership of Providence County
● Corliss Institute (Warren)
● Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County
● EBCAP Food Pantry Program (Newport, Tiverton & East Providence)
● Family Service of RI
● Genesis Center
● Good Neighbors Meal Site/Pantry (East Providence)
● Goodwill Industries
● General Federation Women’s Clubs RI/Veterans Hosp Christmas Drive
● Living In Fulfilling Environments (L.I.F.E.)
● Looking Upwards
● Meals on Wheels of RI
● Pawtucket Soup Kitchen
● Refugee Dream Center
● Tides Family Services
● Trudeau (J. Arthur) Memorial Center
● Turning Around Ministries
● Women’s Resource Center (Newport & Bristol Counties)
● Woonsocket Homeless Shelter (Community Care Alliance)
● YMCA of Pawtucket
● Youth Pride Rhode Island
About BankNewport:


Founded in 1819 and headquartered in Newport, BankNewport offers a full suite of loan and deposit products and services for families and businesses throughout Rhode Island. BankNewport is one of the longest-standing community banks in the United States and, as a mutual organization, is committed to the financial success of its customers, employees, and communities. BankNewport has 18 branch locations and a commercial lending office in Providence. OceanPoint Marine Lending, a business line of BankNewport, specializes in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs.

Through its All In Giving program, BankNewport is committed to supporting nonprofits with areas of impact focused on basic human needs, children and families, education, economic security, healthy lives, arts and culture, and the environment. BankNewport has awarded over $7 million in grants, sponsorships, and donations over the past 11 years to a wide range of nonprofits to help strengthen and enrich lives and communities throughout Rhode Island. Financial education and community service performed by employees total 7,300 hours annually. For more information, please visit www.banknewport.com.