WOONSOCKET – Three Woonsocket nonprofits are among the organizations selected by the Rhode Island Foundation to receive COVID-19 relief grants through the federal CARES Act. The funding covers the cost of housing, behavioral health services, health care, job training, food pantries and child care among other uses.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern R.I. received $50,000, Connecting for Children & Families received $40,000 and NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley received $40,000. They are among more than 100 nonprofits statewide that will share the funding. The full list of grant recipients is posted at rifoundation.org/NonprofitSupportII .