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    A Message from the Executive Director – 2020

    January 2, 2020

    As someone who always sees the glass as half full rather than half empty, the start of a New Year fills me with hope, excitement and anticipation. This is especially true following such a dynamic year here at The Champlin Foundation. Although our 100+ site visits in 2019 took place months ago, I remain inspired […]

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    A Message from the Executive Director – 2019

    January 2, 2019

    As this New Year begins, we at The Champlin Foundation are feeling the excitement of both a fresh start and a renewed commitment to the people and places of this beautiful state. In my first letter to the field I look to share with you some reasons for my own enthusiasm about the coming months.

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    Mar 27, 2020

    Champlin Foundation Gift Enables RI Nonprofit Hospitals to Increase COVID-19 Tests

    CRANSTON, RI – The Champlin Foundation announced today a $1.6+ million, four-pronged philanthropic approach to support Rhode Island’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The commitment includes $600,000 that has already allowed four non-profit hospitals to acquire testing and diagnostic machines to dramatically increase the number of COVID-19 tests that can be taken and completed each […]

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    Nov 26, 2019

    Champlin Foundation Awards $18M in Grants to Local Rhode Island Organizations

    2019 Awards Include 31 First-Time Recipients CRANSTON, RI – The Champlin Foundation approved 198 grants totaling $18 million that will support mission-driven organizations across Rhode Island. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking each year on a diverse range of organizations that focus on community health, youth services and education, social services, historic preservation, conservation, arts and […]

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    Jan 25, 2019

    Five Questions With Nina Stack

    We are pleased to share a story with you that appeared recently in the Providence Business News. By Emily Gowdey-Backus January 25, 2019 3:07 am  PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO Nina Stack | Executive Director, The Champlin Foundation 1. You were appointed executive director in June of last year. How have you found your first seven months in the […]

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    Jan 10, 2019

    ‘Help to the helpless & hope to the hopeless’

    We want to share a story with you that recently appeared in the Warwick Beacon and Cranston Herald. Posted Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:09 pm By JOHN HOWELL Nina Stack discovered the beauty of smallness as a girl when her parents rented a home on Block Island. She had summer jobs on the island. She […]

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    Jan 9, 2018

    Providence Journal Showcases Work of The Champlin Foundation

    We are pleased to share a wonderful story about The Champlin Foundation published recently by Providence Journal reporter G. Wayne Miller. The article provides a great historical perspective on the Champlin family and very nicely captures their commitment to philanthropy.

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