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    A New Year’s Message From Our Executive Director – 2023

    January 4, 2023

    Dear Friends, Our communities are still very much in motion as the public health crisis is now coupled with economic ones, which are often compounded by systemic racism. Never are these challenges more obvious than within the nonprofit organizations and agencies on the ground providing essential services, stronger programming, and richer experiences for people in […]

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    A New Year’s Message from the Executive Director – 2022

    January 5, 2022

    Dear Friends, As we approach two years since the start of the pandemic, I have been reflecting quite a bit on what has changed in that time. Our economy has been shaken, democracy tested, public health threatened, and our nation faced a long overdue reckoning on systemic racism and generations of racial inequity. Throughout the […]

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    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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    May 28, 2020

    Past Champlin grant recipient is awarded The Golden Apple!

    May 28, 2020 By Patrice Wood, NBC News 10 A link to the story can be found here This week’s Golden Apple Award goes to Katie Bowers, science teacher at Birchwood Middle School in North Providence. Bowers was described as an educator who works to meet not only the academic needs of her students, but […]

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    May 7, 2020

    Champlin Foundation gives grants to 63 organizations

    By Providence Journal Staff CRANSTON – The Champlin Foundation on Thursday awarded emergency COVID-19 grants to 63 organizations in Rhode Island. The liquidity grants include gifts to support arts organizations like Trinity Rep, attractions like the Roger Williams Park Zoo, and childcare and after-school providers that have been forced to close like the Boys and […]

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    Mar 27, 2020

    Champlin Foundation to donate $1.6M to RI COVID fight

    By Patrick Anderson Journal Staff Writer Posted Mar 27, 2020 at 11:43 AM The Champlin Foundation said Friday it will donate $1.6 million to help Rhode Island fight the spread of COVID-19, including money for hospitals to expand their coronavirus testing capacity. The commitment will include a $1 million fund that organizations can apply to for […]

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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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