Champlin showers grants locally

209 organizations received grants from The Champlin Foundations this year, totaling $18.9 million.
Posted 1/12/12

PROVIDENCE – Two-hundred and nine organizations received grants from The Champlin Foundations this year, totaling $18.9 million.

The foundation increased its grants by 11 percent in 2011 from a year earlier. Substantially all of the grants went to organizations in Rhode Island.

There were six main areas for the grant giving: open space, conservation, parks and environment; hospitals/health care; youth and fitness; education; social services; and libraries.

Eleven percent of the grants went to organizations in the areas of arts and culture; historic preservation; animal and human societies. This year, the foundation said in a news release last month, 22 first-time recipients received $830,155.

The application period for this year is March 1 through April 30.

Some of the grants included:

  • The Nature Conservancy, $2 million for the Rhode Island Open Space Conservation Program.

  • The Miriam Hospital, $800,000 to outfit operating rooms in the new Joint Replacement Center.

  • Greater Providence YMCA, $625,000 for expansion and renovation of the Bayside Family YMCA and “camperships” – financial assistance for summer camp.

  • Tides Family Services, $280,000 to replace the roof at the Providence facility on Broad Street.

  • Providence Public Library, $673,000 for comprehensive HVAC upgrades.

  • New Urban Arts, $150,000 toward renovations of a new building.

  • R.I. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, $68,000 for a new animal crematory.

The Champlin Foundations have awarded more than $460 million in grants since 1932.

For the full list of grants, click here.

PBN Hosted

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
    Latest News