The Autism Project, an affiliate of Gateway Healthcare, recently received a $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration, according to a press statement from Gateway Healthcare, a Lifespan entity.
Southside Community Land Trust received $596,517 in federal funding to create more training opportunities for beginning farmers throughout the state over the next three years, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Thursday.
A total of $27,000 in grants was awarded by the Lt. Jim Pagano Foundation to individuals and programs supporting character development, including youth sports organizations, over the first half of 2016, the organization announced in July.
Collette Cares, the philanthropic arm of Pawtucket-based travel tourism company Collette, has launched its first Rhode Island signature program by awarding Children’s Friend its signature literacy grant, which focuses on youth literacy in the Ocean State.
Jeffrey Cannell is the newly appointed director of Providence Community Library. Established as a nonprofit in 2009, PCL, Rhode Island’s largest library system, has nine library locations and 65 staff members. Cannell is an experienced manager of libraries and joins PCL from the Office of Cultural Education in New York, where he was deputy commissioner.