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Involve Newport

d/b/a Alliance for a Liveable Newport.

"A non-profit organization dedicated to the community, culture, history and the remarkable resource that is Newport, Rhode Island."

From the website, April 12, 2023

Last Green Valley (The)

"The Last Green Valley is two things - it's the 35-town National Heritage Corridor in eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts, and it’s also your member-supported, non-profit stewardship organization working for you in the National Heritage Corridor.  We help you to care for it, enjoy it, and pass it on to the next generation."

From the website November 4, 2021

[This National Heritage Corridor includes western RI as well -ed.]

Grace Note Farm

"Grace Note Farm, also known as the Benjamin Smith homestead farm c. 1730, is nestled in the northwest corner of Rhode Island adjacent to the George Washington Management area."

From the website April 8, 2021

This farm cares for animals, especially horses. Miles of horseback riding trails are nearby.

Blackstone River Valley Volunteers in Parks

"The Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) program is a highly respected program of the National Park Service and is administered locally by the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. The VIP program aims to create a mutually-rewarding experience for the volunteer and the National Park Service by matching individual interests with the many different venues, groups, and events."

From the website, January 14, 2021.

Heritage Harbor Foundation

"...seeks to raise the awareness and usefulness of state and local history for the Rhode Island public by making grants to certified 501(c)3 organizations willing to carry out at their own venues, programs, projects and initiatives that remain true to the educational intent of the museum’s original donors."

From the website, August 15, 2019

RI Middle Passage Project

"The Rhode Island Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (RI MPCPMP) promotes the recognition of the state’s history as a major actor in the transatlantic human trade, as the home of multiple ports receiving enslaved people who survived the Middle Passage, as well as the vital role that Africans and their descendants played in the development of both Rhode Island and the Americas."

From the website, August 15, 2019

1696 Heritage Group

"1696 Heritage Group is a historical consulting firm dedicated to helping persons and institutions of color to increase their knowledge and access to the light of truth of their unique American heritage. Our team has worked on a broad range of projects for public and private clients across the African Diaspora. Our home base is in Newport, Rhode Island, one of the most historic cities in America."

From the website jume 21, 2023

RI History Online Directory Initiative (RHODI)

"Through the Rhode Island History Online Directory Initiative (RHODI), the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) is determined to fulfill its mission as a platform for connectivity and participation by using digital technology to increase the history and heritage sector’s visibility, access to peer networks, grassroots support, fundraising capacity, transparency, and the dissemination of messages ranging from education to advocacy."

- From the website, July 11, 2018


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