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AmeriCorps


Building Strong & Healthy Neighborhoods through Service

LISC Rhode Island is a proud participant in the AmeriCorps program. A partner since 1994, we have recruited more than 140 AmeriCorps members Continue reading “AmeriCorps”

Our Neighborhoods


Building Strong and Healthy Neighborhoods for Rhode Island’s Families

Launched in 2007, Our Neighborhoods is a holistic community development strategy designed to improve the quality of life in Rhode Island’s most challenged neighborhoods. Continue reading “Our Neighborhoods”

Our Race to the Top Wrap-Up


In 2015 and 2016, by providing small grants and technical support, the LISC Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund (RICCELFF) enabled 83 early learning centers across Rhode Island to dramatically improve the learning environments in their facilities. The grants, which totaled $2.3 million, were made possible by the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge, a U.S. Department of Education program designed to support high-quality early learning programs as well as increase the number of low-income and disadvantaged children who are enrolled in them. We are pleased to present the results of this funding. Read More