A Message from the Executive Director – 2021

    January 4, 2021

    January 4, 2021 The patriarch of the Champlin family, Stanton Browning Champlin, was nothing if not resilient. He ran away from home in 1838 at the age of 12. But thanks to the kindness and generosity of a stranger, a Providence grocer who took him in, he was able to reach his full potential. Resilience […]

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    Information Regarding The Champlin Foundation Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    March 31, 2020

    We want to begin this note by simply saying thank you. The current public health crisis and economic repercussions are like nothing we have experienced before. While the rapid spread of COVID-19 has created uncertainty, it has also brought us together even as we keep our social distance. We at The Champlin Foundation are as […]

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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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    Foundation in the News

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    Mar 27, 2020

    This Just In: Guard troops to look for New Yorkers; shortages at Lifespan

    By Michael McDermott Journal Managing Editor Posted Mar 27, 2020 at 4:30 PM Good afternoon and welcome to This Just In. I’m Mike McDermott, managing editor of The Providence Journal. Today is March 27; happy 73rd birthday to Warwick native and former Wall Street Journal columnist Walt Mossberg. Here is the latest on the coronavirus […]

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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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