BlueAngel Grant Recipients

The following nonprofit organizations received a 2016 BlueAngel Community Health Grant. Find out how to apply for a grant.

  • beat the streets providence
    Will engage 100 middle school students in an after-school wrestling program, fully equipped with mandatory pre-practice tutoring, mentoring, community ‘beat the streets’ guest speakers, and programmatic incentives both to stay in school and succeed in school.
  • boys and girls club pawtucket
    Will improve the health of 600 children by weaving the concept of a healthy mind and body through dozens of activities and signature programs, providing the youth of their community the skills to make better choices and the ability to lead healthier lives.
  • boys and girls club providence
    Will impact 250 Rhode Island children in urban communities by using soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles.
  • farm fresh Rhode Island
    Will reach 2100 Rhode Islanders and 400 families by implementing a coordinated program of education, incentives and technical assistance for care providers to increase access to fresh, healthy produce for low-income families, with specific emphasis on WIC recipients.
  • recycle a bike
    Will instill healthy habits in 250 Rhode Island children ages 11-18 by providing opportunities and safety training to develop bicycle-riding as a life skill
  • Will bring an evidence based childhood obesity prevention program to an underserved, high risk population of parents.
  • south county food fitness and fun
    Will perform a family-based intervention for 32-40 Rhode Islanders struggling with healthy weight by coordinating with physicians, delivery of family-based treatment such as supervised exercise, and hands-on nutrition activities taught by professional staff.
  • Will provide yearlong exercise and nutrition programming to homeless children at various sites throughout the state.
  • Will engage middle school youth in a hands-on experiential learning program about health and wellness.
  • Will change the lifestyles of homeless mothers and children living in McAuley Village, as well as Head Start youth in their Child Care Learning Center, through nutrition education, cooking instruction and access to physical activity.


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