Rhode Island

Governor Raimondo announces that $1 million is available in grants to help businesses continue to ‘Take It Outside’

Governor Raimondo today announced during her weekly press briefing that her administration has made $1 million in available funding to assist businesses and organizations interested in participating in the state’s Take It Outside initiative. The Take It Outside initiative is a statewide effort to encourage and increase outdoor activities for all Rhode Islanders in an effort to reduce the transmission ...

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RI DEM Announces $3 Million In Brownfields Funding Now Available

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $3 million is available in new funding opportunities for the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties all across Rhode Island, known as brownfields. Primary funding for the grants include $2 million from the 2018 Green Economy Bond, which was passed by more than 79 percent of RI voters. The remaining ...

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Town Hall restoration moves forward

NORTH KINGSTOWN – After years of deliberations and referendums, the North Kingstown Town Council voted on Monday to develop a request for proposals (RFP) for the restoration of the town hall building. The council will be seeking RFPs from construction companies to restore the historic town hall building, which was vacated in 2016. The restoration plans will see the council ...

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DEM grants more than $48,000 to help improve, maintain boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the award of $48,430 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island.  The grants are funded under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Clean Vessel Act (CVA) and support four projects in three Rhode Island communities. Since 1994, DEM has awarded more ...

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United Way Offering $600,000 in Grants to Nonprofits Hit By Coronavirus

United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI)  announced on Wednesday the release of a new fund and is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) for the Rhode Island Recovers opportunity grants program. It is committing $600,000 to provide operational support to Rhode Island nonprofits as our communities embark on the path to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. The application is available online and ...

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United Way accepting applications for ‘Rhode Island recovers’ grant program, $600K available to nonprofits

By UWRI United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has announced the release of a request for proposals (RFP) for its new Rhode Island Recovers opportunity grants program. The organization is committing $600,000 to provide operational support to Rhode Island nonprofits as our communities embark on the path to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. The application is available online and the deadline is ...

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BOARD OF CONTRACT AND PURCHASE AGENDA

CITY OF CRANSTONBOARD OF CONTRACT AND PURCHASEAGENDA There will be a meeting of the Board of Contract and Purchase on May 19, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Pursuant to City Council Ordinance, the following advertises the agenda for that meeting. This is a virtual meeting, via Web Ex; please follow the directions below. BOCAP MEETING May 19, 2020Tuesday, May 19, 2020 ...

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Schools, Town Disagree Over Cleaning Assessment

The School Committee last week approved an emergency $10,000 bid for a cleaning assessment of all school buildings but also approved going out to bid for a cleaning assessment after learning Town Manager Andrew Nota did not support the emergency designation. As it happens, the district had been planning to contract with a cleaning assessment company before the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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