CDS Requests FY 2023

The Senate Appropriations Committee is reviewing Community-Direct Spending (CDS) requests from Members for fiscal year 2023. This is in addition to accepting programmatic and other requests. There is no guarantee that requested projects will be funded.

The Committee will carefully review all member requests. Only those requests that comply with Committee and Senate Rules and are deemed appropriate for federal support will be considered for funding.

As part of the important reforms associated with CDS, all members are required to post any requests they make for CDS to their Senate office websites.  A link to the full list of reforms can be found here.

More information on the process can be found on the Senate Appropriations Committee website here.

 

Projects Requested:

NOTE: The projects are listed alphabetically by recipient name.


Project Name: Adoption and Foster Care Certificate

Project Recipient:  Adoption Rhode Island

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $201,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Adoption and Foster Care Certificate Program

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Expanded Creative Pathways for Youth and Adults

Project Recipient:  AS220

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 778,000

Project Purpose: Funding for workforce development training for system-involved youth

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Fox Point Hurricane Barrier Study

Project Recipient: Army Corps of Engineers (Civil)

Project Location: Providence, RI

Project Purpose: Funding to conduct an alternatives assessment to determine structural and non-structural alternatives to protect Providence from hurricanes and flooding.

Request: $500,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Substance Abuse Prevention activities

Project Recipient:  The BAY Team, Barrington's Prevention Coalition

Project Location: Barrington, RI

Request: $206,000

Project Purpose: Funding for retail compliance for Prevention of Substance Misuse

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Best Buddies in Rhode Island Inclusion Project

Project Recipient: Best Buddies International, Inc.

Project Location: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington counties, RI

Request: $ 100,000

Project Purpose: Best Buddies in Rhode Island Inclusion Project for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: BVTC for Blackstone River Cleanup

Project Recipient: Blackstone Valley Tourism Council

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Blackstone River

Request: $250,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Health Facility Renovation Project

Project Recipient: Block Island Health Services (BIHS), aka Block Island Medical Center

Project Location: New Shoreham, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for renovation and expansion of Block Island Medical Center facility

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Renovation of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County’s Clubhouse

Project Recipient:  Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County

Project Location: Newport County, RI

Request: $2,878,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Boys and Girls Club Clubhouse expansion to fund child care expansion

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence - Wanskuck Clubhouse

Project Recipient: Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for renovation of Wanskuck facility to better serve community and expand after school programming for youth

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Town of Bristol for Sewer Rehabilitation

Project Recipient: Town of Bristol

Project Location: Bristol, RI

Project Purpose: Funding to improve their collection system, remove infiltration and inflow and reduce the occurrences of sewer system overflows

Request: $1,248,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Short stay Behavioral Health Unit

Project Recipient:  Butler Hospital

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $4,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding to build a short stay 25 bed unit to provide behavioral health and substance abuse treatment inpatient beds

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Burrillville Skate Park

Project Recipient: Town of Burrillville

Project Location: Harrisville, RI

Request: $500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for skate park renovations

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Pediatric Neighborhoods Project

Project Recipient: Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island, Inc.

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $274,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support pediatric community health workers in distressed communities

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Repurposing Osram-Sylvania to Meet Central Falls’ Economic and Housing Needs

Project Recipient:  The City of Central Falls

Project Location: Central Falls, RI

Request: $2,600,000

Project Purpose:  Funding for repurposing Osram-Sylvania Site to develop affordable and market-rate housing, open space, parking, and ground-level commercial space.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Central Beach District for Water Upgrades

Project Recipient: Central Beach Fire District

Project Location: Charlestown, RI

Project Purpose: Funding to upgrade and improve existing water infrastructure

Request: $1,800,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Request: $470,000

Project Name: City of Central Falls for Valley Falls Pond

Project Recipient: The City of Central Falls

Project Location: Central Falls, RI

Project Purpose: Funding will support the removal of an aquatic invasive species from Valley Falls Pond.

Request: $394,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Cross Mills Volunteer Firefighters Memorial Park

Project Recipient: Charlestown Fire District

Project Location: Charlestown, RI

Request: $610,000

Project Purpose: Funding to improve public park access

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Clean Sweep - Fresh Start Program

Project Recipient: Clean The Bay

Project Location: Narragansett, RI

Request: $674,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a programming initiative to help incarcerated/paroled individuals develop transferrable skills in the marine industry.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Clinica Esperanza

Project Recipient: Clinica Esperanza/ Hope Clinic

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for community health initiative

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Clinical Renovations

Project Recipient: CODAC Behavioral Health

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 842,000

Project Purpose: Funding to upgrade facility and expand clinics

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: College Unbound BA Completion Pathways for Heath Care Workers

Project Recipient: College Unbound

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $541,000

Project Purpose: Funding for BA Completion Pathways for Health Workers

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Clinical Equipment

Project Recipient: The Community College of Rhode Island

Project Location: Statewide,Rhode Island

Request: $ 1,232,000

Project Purpose: Expanding Experiential Learning in key Healthcare Related degree and certificate programs

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Health Center Project

Project Recipient: Comprehensive Community Action Inc. (CCAP)

Project Location: Warwick, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Warwick Health Center Expansion

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Action Partnership of Providence County Building Acquisition

Project Recipient:  Community Action Partnership of Providence County

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $1,826,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Community Action Partnership of Providence building acquisition to continue their work to minimize poverty while empowering members of the community to be self-sufficient

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Music Works Education Programs

Project Recipient: Community MusicWorks

Project Location: Providence & Newport, RI

Request: $ 300,000

Project Purpose: Funding to expand access to music education programming for youth

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Crisis Intervention Team Mental Health Response

Project Recipient: Cranston Police Department

Project Location: Cranston, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Cranston Crisis Intervention Mental Health Response Training

Request: $500,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Modernize and repurpose Budlong Pool campus

Project Recipient:  City of Cranston

Project Location: Cranston, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for the renovation and re-opening of Budlong Community Pool

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Cranston Public Library- Auburn branch renovation

Project Recipient:  Cranston Public Library – Auburn Branch

Project Location: Cranston, RI

Request: $315,000

Project Purpose: Cranston Public Library renovations to improve accessibility and create permanent outdoor programming space

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Broad Street Renovations

Project Recipient:  Crossroads Rhode Island

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 750,000

Project Purpose: Funding for safety and building improvements at 160 Broad Street facility

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Town of Cumberland - Industrial Rd. Stormwater Drainage System

Project Recipient: Town of Cumberland

Project Location: Cumberland, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Stormwater Management Plan - Industrial Road, Cumberland

Request:$1,200,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Programming & Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Project Recipient: Day One

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 157,000

Project Purpose: Funding for multidisciplinary teams of law enforcement and providers to address human trafficking and sexual abuse of children.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Inground Fuel Tank Removal

Project Recipient: Town of East Greenwich

Project Location: East Greenwich, RI

Request: 400,000

Project Purpose:  Funding to remove inground fuel tanks from Greenwich Cove area

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Clean Sweep - Fresh Start Workforce Training Program

Project Recipient: Clean The Bay, Inc.

Project Location: Narragansett, RI

Request: $674,000

Project Purpose: Funding to train and employ parolees in marine and shoreline cleanups.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Facility Upgrades

Project Recipient: East Bay Community Action Program

Project Location: East Bay, RI

Request: $ 513,000

Project Purpose: Funding for renovation and improvement of an Integrated Health facility

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: East Providence Aquatic Center

Project Recipient:  City of East Providence

Project Location: East Providence, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a community swimming pool for seniors, youth and their families.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: East Providence Community Center

Project Recipient:  City of East Providence

Project Location: East Providence, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for East Providence Community Center

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Rose Larisa Park Slope Stabilization

Project Recipient: City of East Providence

Project Location: East Providence, RI

Request: $3,250,000

Project Purpose: Funding for repairs for Rose Larisa Park. Access to portions of the park are now closed to the public until the wall is repaired. Without intervention, untreated runoff will continue to erode existing concrete structures and create a hazardous situation.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Seawall Repair

Project Recipient: City of East Providence

Project Location: East Providence, RI

Request: $2,438,000

Project Purpose: Funding for repairs for Rose Larisa Park Seawall

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Share Market Program

Project Recipient: The ELISHA Project

Project Location: Rumford, RI

Request: $150,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support a system of direct service to support families

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Learning & Resource Platform

Project Recipient: The Equity Institute

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 770,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support teacher professional development

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Behavioral Health Electronic Health Records

Project Recipient: Executive Office of Health & Human Services - State of Rhode Island    

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $550,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Community Behavioral Health Electronic Health Records

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: State Behavioral Health System of Care Initiative

Project Recipient: Executive Office of Health & Human Services - State of Rhode Island    

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $850,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a mobile crisis unit, stabilization service and intensive community based treatment

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Best Start RI

Project Recipient: Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 385,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Best Start RI

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: 350 Taunton Avenue: A Multi-Agency Collaborative Affordable Housing Initiative

Project Recipient:  Foster Forward

Project Location: East Providence, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for affordable housing units for vulnerable youth who aged out of foster care.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Glocester - Public Safety Improvements

Project Recipient: Town of Glocester

Project Location: Glocester, RI

Request: $1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for public safety improvements

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Rhode Island Contractor Incubation Program

Project Recipient: Habitat for Humanity of Rhode Island-Greater Providence, Inc.

Project Location: Providence, Bristol, and Newport Counties, RI

Request: $350,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support a contractor incubation program

Signed financial disclosure available here


Project Name: Training Program

Project Recipient: Habitat for Humanity of Rhode Island-Greater Providence, Inc.

Project Location: Providence, Bristol, and Newport Counties, RI

Request: $ 350,000

Project Purpose: Funding for workforce training

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Herreshoff Blue Tech Innovation Center - Burnside Building

Project Recipient:  Herreshoff Maritime Museum

Project Location: Bristol, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a Blue Tech Center

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Higher Ground International New Rukiya Center Building Acquisition and Build-Out

Project Recipient:  Higher Ground International

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 350,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Higher Ground building acquisition

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care Services in Rhode Island

Project Recipient: HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $389,000

Project Purpose: Funding for equipment and training

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Building Leadership Capacity

Project Recipient: HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $174,000

Project Purpose: Funding for leadership development programs

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: 1904 School Building

Project Recipient: Town of Hopkinton, Rhode Island

Project Location:  Hopkinton, RI

Request: $465,000

Project Purpose: Funding will be used to address a deteriorating former school building.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Crime Prevention and Victims Services for Providence Public Housing Residents

Project Recipient: Housing Authority of the City of Providence, RI

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $150,000

Project Purpose: Funding for criminal prevention and victim services for crimes related to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Expanding Educational Arts Access

Project Recipient: Island Moving Company

Project Location: Newport County, RI

Request: $200,000

Project Purpose: Funding for arts programming for youth

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: War Memorial Park

Project Recipient: Town of Johnston Parks and Recreation Department

Project Location: Johnston, RI

Request: $500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Johnston War Memorial Park

 Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Funding for Teaching Studio Professional Development Services

Project Recipient: The Learning Community Charter School

Project Location: Central Falls, RI

Request: $ 350,000

Project Purpose: Funding for resources for support of children and families

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Brain Tumor Laboratory Research Center

Project Recipient: Lifespan Hospitals

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $16,800,000

Project Purpose: Funding for lab space for brain tumor medical research

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Project Recipient: Town of Lincoln

Project Location: Lincoln, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for heating and cooling mechanicals improvement.

Request: $125,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: MENTOR RI Statewide Services

Project Recipient: MENTOR Rhode Island

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $ 800,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Rhode Island Mentoring Program Statewide Expansion

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Professional Development

Project Recipient: MCSRI

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $250,000

Project Purpose: Funding for statewide professional development model

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Beach Pavilion Design - 2nd Beach

Project Recipient: Town of Middletown, RI

Project Location: Middletown, RI

Request: $92,000

Project Purpose: Funding to renovate public spaces and pavilion area

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: TNC for RI Rose Larisa Park Living Shoreline

Project Recipient: The Nature Conservancy

Project Location: East Providence, RI

Project Purpose: Rose Larisa Memorial Park Coastal Bluff Restoration

Request: $650,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: New Shoreham Emergency Operations Center

Project Recipient: Town of New Shoreham

Project Location: New Shoreham, RI

Request: $3,500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for New Shoreham Fire and Rescue Facility

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Newport for Cliff Walk

Project Recipient: City of Newport

Project Location: Newport, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for preservation/repair of historic site

Request: $500,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Transportation planning in Greater Newport

Project Recipient:  Newport Chamber/ Newport County Development Council

Project Location: Newport County, RI

Request: $ 300,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Greater Newport regional transportation strategy to address workforce /commuter challenges and impacts of climate change for nine coastal communities

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Newport Mental Health Access Center

Project Recipient: Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

Project Location: Newport County, RI

Request: $2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for mental health center

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: After School and Summer Youth Programs

Project Recipient: New Urban Arts

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $125,000

Project Purpose: Funding for After School and Summer Youth Programs

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Town of North Providence, Coletti Athletic Field

Project Recipient:  Town of North Providence

Project Location: North Providence, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for North Providence Athletic Field 


Project Name: North Smithfield Community Center Construction

Project Recipient: Town of North Smithfield

Project Location: North Smithfield, RI

Request: $4,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding to convert existing community space, Scouters Hall, into a full-service senior center with an outdoor seating area and walking paths

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Youth N.O.W. Education and Leadership Program

Project Recipient: Oasis International

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $153,000

Project Purpose: Funding for youth leadership development

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Veteran Recovery Housing

Project Recipient: Operation Stand Down RI

Project Location: Woonsocket, RI

Request: $ 225,000

Project Purpose: Funding for repairs to maintain all veteran Recovery Housing

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Emergency Overdose-Behavioral Health Response

Project Recipient: Parent Support Network of Rhode Island

Project Location: Newport & Washington County, RI

Request: $135,000

Project Purpose: Funding for peer specialists and community health workers in response to the overdose and behavioral health crisis in RI

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Pawtucket for Riverwalk

Project Recipient: City of Pawtucket

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Project Purpose: Funding to support theCity of Pawtucket Riverwalk

Request: $1,000,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Pawtucket for Green Infrastructure - Slater Park Stormwater Management Plan

Project Recipient: City of Pawtucket

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Stormwater Management Project

Request: $ 1,250,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Pawtucket for Pine Street North Green Infrastructure Streetscape

Project Recipient: City of Pawtucket

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Stormwater Project

Request: $ 1,600,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Pawtucket for Moshassuck Industrial Highway Stormwater Reduction

Project Recipient: City of Pawtucket

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Stormwater Project

Request: $1,250,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Pawtucket for Sewer Improvement Activities

Project Recipient: City of Pawtucket

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Citywide Sewer CCTV & Cleaning

Request: $ 4,000,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Pawtucket Citywide Greening Initiative

Project Recipient:  City of Pawtucket

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Request: $ 700,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Riverwalk

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Pawtucket Police Department – Enhanced Police Effectiveness

Project Recipient: Pawtucket Police Department

Project Location: Pawtucket, RI

Request: $698,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Pawtucket Police Department equipment and training

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Advanced manufacturing training center

Project Recipient: Polaris MEP

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $300,000

Project Purpose: Funding for advanced manufacturing training center to prepare workers for additional skills and higher paying employment

Signed financial disclosure available here


Project Name: Retain Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence

Project Recipient: Polaris

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $300,000

Project Purpose: Funding for specialized training for manufacturers

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Advanced manufacturing training center

Project Recipient:  Polaris MEP/University of Rhode Island

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $250,000

Project Purpose: Funding for advanced manufacturing training center to prepare workers for additional skills and higher paying employment

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Portsmouth Police Cruiser Mobile Data Terminal Technologies

Project Recipient: Portsmouth Police Department

Project Location: Portsmouth, RI

Request: $27,000

Project Purpose: Funding to purchase mobile data terminals.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Progreso Latino Facility

Project Recipient: Progreso Latino

Project Location: Central Falls, RI

Request: $1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Progreso Latino to purchase and renovate a new building

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Providence Riverwalk Resilience Project

Project Recipient:  City of Providence

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Providence Riverwalk Resilience Project

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Critical Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment

Project Recipient: City of Providence/Providence Resilience Partnership

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $375,000

Project Purpose: Funding for vulnerability assessment of Fox Point Hurricane Barrier.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: AfterZone STEAM Camp

Project Recipient: Providence After School Alliance

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $350,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Extended Learning Programming

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Providence College School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Project Recipient: Providence College

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 800,000

Project Purpose: Funding to establish a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Improving and Enhancing Accessibility for Rhode Island's Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Project Recipient:  Providence Parks Department

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Roger Williams Park Natural History Building Enhancements

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Preservation of Atlantic Mills Complex

Project Recipient:  Providence Redevelopment Agency

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for rehabilitation and repurposing of Atlantic Mills site to retain current tenants and vendors at risk of displacement.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Redevelopment of Natareno Salvage Property

Project Recipient:  Providence Redevelopment Agency

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 2,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding to create much needed green space in this dense urban neighborhood and address an environmental hazard of a salvage yard on a site that regularly floods, polluting surrounding properties and the Woonasquatucket River.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Preservation of Broad St. Synagogue

Project Recipient:  Providence Redevelopment Agency

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a reuse of vacant Broad Street Synagogue

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Protecting Our Water Supply from Cybersecurity Threats

Project Recipient: Providence Water Supply Board

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $200,000

Project Purpose: Funding to protect water supply from cybersecurity threats

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Providence Water Supply Board for Assessing Cybersecurity Risks to Public Infrastructure

Project Recipient: Providence Water Supply Board

Project Location: Providence, RI

Project Purpose: Funding will be used for the purchase of hardware and training programs necessary to implement and use software that will monitor and protect its water system from cybersecurity attacks.

Request: $212,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Providence Water Supply Board for Lead Service Line Removal

Project Recipient: Providence Water Supply Board

Project Location: Providence, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for line replacements

Request: $ 1,600,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Climate Jobs Workforce Training

Project Recipient: Rhode Island AFL-CIO

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $200,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a green jobs initiative

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health: Workforce and Systems Development

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Association for Infant Mental Health

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $250,000

Project Purpose: Early Relational Health Screening to Promote Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health: Workforce and Systems Development

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RIBBA Small Business Program

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA)

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support small black owned businesses and minority owned businesses

Signed financial disclosure available here


Project Name: RI Small Business Technology Innovation Center

Project Recipient: RISCPA/RI Business Forum

Project Location: Cranston, RI

Request: $250,000

Project Purpose: Funding for the RI Small Business Technology Innovation Center

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: HSI capacity building initiative

Project Recipient:  Rhode Island College

Project Location: Providence and Central Falls, RI

Request: $ 226,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support HSI activities

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Youth Programming

Project Recipient: Rhode Island for Community and Justice (RICJ)

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $300,000

Project Purpose: Funding for efforts to provide support and guidance to youth involved with corrections system

Signed financial disclosure available here.


 Project Name: Offender Management System

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Department of Corrections

Project Location: Cranston, RI

Request: $1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for the design of an offender management system.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RI Environmental Education Center

Project Recipient: RI Department of Environmental Management  

Project Location: West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Request: $350,000

Project Purpose: Funding for a state environmental education center to centralize the variety of environmental education opportunities available in Rhode Island.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RIDEM for Tree Management Initiatives

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Project Purpose: Funding for statewide initiative to use tree planting strategies as part of stormwater management

Request: $350,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RIDEM for Forest Fire Mitigation

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Project Purpose: Forest Fire Mitigation

Request: $300,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RI DEM for Disposal of Hazardous Materials

Project Recipient: RI Department of Environmental Management

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Project Purpose: Funding for removal of hazardous materials from small and rural fire departments

Request: $1,500,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Preschool Development

Project Recipient:  RI Department of Human Services

Project Location: Cranston, RI

Project Purpose: Funding to enable Rhode Island to continue to build a pipeline of early learning education programs

Request: $ 500,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RI Supports

Project Recipient:  Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Project Location: Statewide,Rhode Island

Request: $1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for state workforce development initiatives

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Arts Workforce Initiative

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Latino Arts

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $150,000

Project Purpose: Funding for creative economy workforce training

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RI Marine Archaeology Project – Historical Preservation Initiative

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project

Project Location: Cranston, Warwick & Newport County, RI

Request: $470,000

Project Purpose: Funding for administrative and operational support

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project for Historical Preservation Initiative (HMS Gaspee)

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project

Project Location: Warwick, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for preservation of RI shipwrecks and artifacts of significant historical value.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RIMA Workforce Training

Project Recipient:  Rhode Island Manufacturers Association

Project Location: Smithfield, RI

Request: $ 150,000

Project Purpose: Funding for manufacturing workforce training and support

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RI Marine Trades Association Industry Initiatives

Project Recipient:  RI Marine Trades Association

Project Location: Statewide

Request: $110,000

Project Purpose: Funding for administrative support of RI Marine Trades Association's industry programs

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Blue Economy Workforce Training

Project Recipient: RI Marine Trades Association

Project Location: Greater Newport County, RI

Request: $ 300,000

Project Purpose: Funding for workforce development training in marine trades industry

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Equipment to support health care training

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $100,000

Project Purpose: Funding for increasing access to high quality healthcare training

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Westerly Education Center Expansion

Project Recipient: RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner

Project Location: Westerly, RI

Request: $ 1,500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for expansion of Westerly Education Center

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Healthcare Workforce Transformation Initiative

Project Recipient: RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 793,000

Project Purpose: The proposed funds would provide support for current equipment, new equipment, faculty training, workforce training, and career exposure for high school students with a focus on underserved communities in Rhode Island. The funding would also help our mission of diversifying our current manikins to appropriately represent RI’s diverse populace.  

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Reconnect to Finish

Project Recipient: RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $ 379,000

Project Purpose: Funding for theReconnect to Finish program

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RIPTA Bus Stop Improvement Program

Project Recipient:  Rhode Island Public Transit Authority

Project Location: Statewide

Request: $ 3,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for RIPTA Bus Stop Improvement Program

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: CurrentCare Opt-Out Implementation

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Quality Institute

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $750,000

Project Purpose: Funding for HIT upgrades.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Statewide Youth Marijuana Prevention Initiative

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Student Assistance Services

Project Location: Statewide, Rhode Island

Request: $100,000

Project Purpose: Funding for prevention

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Mount Hope Bridge Cable and Anchorage Dehumidification

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

Project Location: Bristol County, RI

Request: 10,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Mount Hope Bridge dehumidification project

Signed financial disclosure available here


Project Name: Pedestrian & Bicycle Engineering Study - Mount Hope, Jamestown, and Claiborne Pell Bridges

Project Recipient:  Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

Project Location: Bristol County, RI

Request: $ 1,500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Pedestrian & Bicycle Initiative

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Funding for safety planning - Jamestown, Claiborne Pell, Mount Hope and Sakonnet River Bridges

Project Recipient:  Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

Project Location: Jamestown, Rhode Island

Request: $ 1,500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for study of safety measures, including barriers

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RWU Environmental Science and Engineering Laboratory

Project Recipient: Roger Williams University

Project Location: Bristol, RI

Request: $1,694,000

Project Purpose: Funding for renovations to Environmental Sciences and Engineering Laboratory

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: RWP Zoo Access for Education Initiative

Project Recipient: Rhode Island Zoological Society dba Roger Williams Park Zoo

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $405,000

Project Purpose:  Funding to support extended learning opportunities for K-12 students

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Facility Renovation

Project Recipient: Saint Antoine Residence

Project Location: North Smithfield, RI

Request: $1,125,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Skilled nursing facilities renovation

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Developing Comprehensive Water Quality & Habitat Restoration Strategies for RI Waters

Project Recipient: Save the Bay

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $450,000

Project Purpose: Funding for habitat restoration.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Save the Bay for Developing Comprehensive Water Quality & Habitat Restoration Strategies for RI Waters

Project Recipient: Save the Bay

Project Location: Providence, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for river restoration

Request: $450,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: SkillsRI DBE Small Business HUB

Project Recipient: Skills for Rhode Island’s Future

Project Location: Statewide,Rhode Island

Request: $5,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for the Small Business Resource Hub

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Learning strategies

Project Recipient: Skills for Rhode Island’s Future

Project Location: Statewide,Rhode Island

Request: $1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for K-12 experiential learning strategies

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Project Recipient:  Social Enterprise Greenhouse

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $232,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Social Enterprise Greenhouse Entrepreneurship Programs

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Affordable Permanent Housing and Services for Survivors of Abuse

Project Recipient:  Sojourner House

Project Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for affordable permanent housing for survivors of abuse

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Green Space

Project Recipient: Sophia Academy

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $243,000

Project Purpose: Funding for urban green space and play area in South Providence, RI

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Minority Addiction Program

Project Recipient: State of RI Behavioral Healthcare (BHDDH)

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $350,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support the Minority Addiction Program

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Recovery TV

Project Recipient:  The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Project Location: Statewide,Rhode Island

Request: $150,000

Project Purpose: Funding for programming

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Nuevo Teatro ECAS

Project Recipient:  Teatro ECAS

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Educational Center for Arts and Sciences building

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Expanding Teatro ECAS programs

Project Recipient: Teatro ECAS

Project Location: Providence & Pawtucket, RI

Request: $250,000

Project Purpose: Funding for arts programming for youth

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Juvenile Justice Program

Project Recipient: Tides Family Services

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $100,000

Project Purpose: Funding for staff training and collaboration with the Youth Transition program (YTC) for young adults transitioning out of the RI Training School.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Tiverton Public Safety Communications Project

Project Recipient: Tiverton Police Department

Project Location: Tiverton, RI

Request: $500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for public safety communications equipment

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Tomaquag Archival Preservation Activities

Project Recipient: Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum

Project Location: Kingston, RI

Request: $300,000

Project Purpose: Funding will be used for preserving Tomaquag's unique collection of thousands of archival materials.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Tomaquag Indigenous Empowerment Network space buildout

Project Recipient: Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum

Project Location: Statewide

Request: $800,000

Project Purpose: Funding for the Indigenous Empowerment Network community space that will host job training, educational events, and small business incubation support.

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Lederer Theater Center: Access for All

Project Recipient: Trinity Repertory Company

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $5,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for an addition to Lederer Theater

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: VITA support

Project Recipient: United Way of Rhode Island, Inc.

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $95,000

Project Purpose: Funding for United Way 211

Signed financial disclosure available here.


 Project Name: URI Blue Tech Initiative

Project Recipient: University of Rhode Island

Project Location: Narragansett, RI

Request: $2,500,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Blue Economy and Coastal Resiliency Initiatives

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: The Village Common of Rhode Island

Project Recipient: The Village Common of Rhode Island

Project Location: Statewide,Rhode Island

Request: $152,000

Project Purpose: Funding for community based supports for aging adults

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: West Greenwich Senior Center

Project Recipient: Town of West Greenwich

Project Location: West Greenwich, RI

Request: $150,000

Project Purpose: Funding for West Greenwich Senior Center

 Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Touisset Fire Protection

Project Recipient: Town of Warren

Project Location: Warren, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for water tanks to serve the Touisset Point Neighborhood.

Request: $825,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Warwick Sewer Authority for Pump Station Upgrades

Project Recipient: City of Warwick Sewer Authority

Project Location: Warwick, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for design and retrofit to upgrade Apponaug pump station capacity

Request: $536,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Warwick for Pump Station

Project Recipient: City of Warwick Sewer Authority

Project Location: Warwick, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for Oakland Beach Pump Station Flood Resistant Replacement

Request: $2,400,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: City of Warwick for Force Main Rehabilitation and Lining

Project Recipient: City of Warwick Sewer Authority

Project Location: Warwick, RI

Project Purpose: Funding for City of Warwick Oakland Beach Force Main Rehabilitation and Relining

Request: $2,400,000

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Senior Food Insecurity

Project Recipient: Westbay Community Action

Project Location: Kent County, RI

Request: $150,000

Project Purpose: Funding to support a home food delivery program for Kent County's food insecure, homebound, older adults

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Women & Infants Labor and Delivery Center

Project Recipient: Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island           

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $5,000,000

Project Purpose: Support for a new Labor and Delivery Center at Women & Infants Hospital

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Health Services Building Expansion

Project Recipient:  Wood River Health Services

Project Location: Hope Valley, RI

Request: $ 1,000,000

Project Purpose: Funding for expansion

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Woonasquatucket River Greenway - Smithfield Trail

Project Recipient:  Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council

Project Location: Smithfield, RI

Request: $ 2,734,000

Project Purpose: Funding for Woonasquatucket River Greenway - Smithfield Trail

Signed financial disclosure available here.


Project Name: Community Center Renovations

Project Recipient:  Youth In Action

Project Location: Providence, RI

Request: $ 225,000

Project Purpose: Funding renovations for youth community center space in South Providence, Rhode Island.

Signed financial disclosure available here.