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By PBN Staff
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation awarded 14 “strategy” grants totaling $565,028 to local nonprofit agencies during the first quarter.
Strategy grants aim to encourage projects that serve disadvantaged Rhode Islanders, foster innovation and seek to achieve efficiencies, reduce duplication and provide strategies for long-term sustainability, the foundation said Wednesday.
“Strategy grants are extremely competitive, and we applaud these nonprofit organizations. From promoting effective energy policy to chronic disease management, organizations are committed to finding long-term solutions that will improve the lives of Rhode Islanders,” said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation. In 2010, 114 strategy grants totaling $5.6 million were awarded.
In the health care category, organizations that received strategy grants were:
For the education category:
For the arts and culture category:
For the human services category:
In the community and economic development category:
In the environment category: