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  • Champions in Action

  • NBC 10 and Citizens Bank are teaming up to support local nonprofit organizations with the Champions in Action program.

    Twice a year, a nonprofit organization in Rhode Island will be chosen to receive a $35,000 grant as well as media coverage and promotional and volunteer support.

    The selection committee will include community leaders and representatives from Citizens Bank and NBC 10.

    The award winner will receive $35,000 in unrestricted funds, media coverage, public service announcements and television profiles.

    The winner will also receive volunteer support and extensive public relations support as well as promotional support, which highlights the Champions in Action in all Citizens Bank branches and on its ATMs.

    For more information about the Champions in Action program, click here.

    To apply for the Champions in Action program, click here.

  • Past Champions

  • 2013 Winners

    2nd Story Theatre
    Arts and Culture

    Community Revitalization

    2012 Winners

    NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley
    Community Boating Center

    2011 Winners

    Stop Wasting Abandoned Property (SWAP)
    Farm Fresh Rhode Island
    Social Venture Partners
    Lucy's Hearth

    2010 Winners

    Kids First
    Connecting For Children and Families
    Southside Community Land Trust
    Amos House

    2009 Winners

    Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
    Everett Dance Theatre
    Olneyville Housing Corp.
    ASPIRE - RI Foster Parents Association

    2008 Winners

    Molar Express
    Youth In Action
    Goodwill Industries
    Church Community Housing Corp.

    2007 Winners

    Franklin Independent Living
    RiverzEdge Arts Project
    Woonasquatucket Watershed Council
    Institute for Study and Practice of Nonviolence

    2006 Winners

    Tides Family Services
    Community MusicWorks
    Martin Luther King Jr. Comm. Center
    The Welcome House of South County

    2005 Winners

    The Genesis Center
    Norman Bird Sanctuary
    New Urban Arts
    West Elmwood Housing Dev. Corp.

    2004 Winners

    Sojourner House
    Pawtucket Citizens Development Corp.
    Rhode Island Free Clinic

    2002-03 Winners

    Bayside Family Healthcare
    The House of Hope
    The Providence Black Repertory Co.
    Woonsocket Neighborhood Dev. Corp.
    McAuley House
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