Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation Donates More Than $200,000 to 18 Organizations Throughout Rhode Island

August 1, 2023
Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation Donates More Than $200,000
to 18 Organizations Throughout Rhode Island

Grants will support affordable housing, education, and health & wellness programs

(West Warwick, R.I.) July 31, 2023 – Harold M. Horvat, Centreville Bank president, CEO, and chairman of the board, announced that the Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation has awarded $203,500 in funding to 18 Rhode Island organizations. The grants are part of the Foundation’s second quarterly donation cycle, which totaled $270,000. These grants focus on the Foundation’s key priority areas: education, economic security, and capacity building.

Among the grant recipients, the Sojourner House (Providence, R.I.) was awarded a total of $50,000 to support affordable housing programs for victims of domestic abuse and other types of relationship violence.  
“This generous donation from Centreville Bank will go a long way in helping us provide permanent supportive housing solutions for victims of violence and aiding in their recovery,” said Vanessa Volz, executive director, Sojourner House. “With these funds, we will be able to assist more people and work towards our goal of enacting systematic change to prevent domestic abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Providing people with security, safety and education is vital to the work we do, and we are extremely appreciative of Centreville Bank’s recognition of this important cause.”
Additional Rhode Island organizations receiving the Foundation’s second quarter 2023 grants include:  For more information or to apply for a grant, visit: www.centrevillebank.com/Community/Local-Support/Community-Commitment.

About The Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation
The Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation was established as a nonprofit, charitable organization in 2008 by the Board of Trustees to further the philanthropic mission of Centreville Bank. The Foundation strives to support local community-based organizations tackling the most significant challenges and helping to meet the needs of underserved populations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Grants are considered on a quarterly basis focusing on the following priority areas: education, economic security, and capacity building. For more information, please visit www.centrevillebank.com/Community.

About Centreville Bank
Founded in 1828 and headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Centreville Bank is a full-service mutual bank operating through 13 Rhode Island locations in Coventry, Cranston (two locations), East Greenwich, Middletown (loan office), Narragansett, Newport, North Kingstown, Providence (loan office), Smithfield, Warwick, West Greenwich, and West Warwick. In addition, Centreville Bank serves the Eastern Connecticut market with seven branches located in Danielson, Gales Ferry (Ledyard), Griswold, Norwich, Plainfield, Pomfret and Putnam. Centreville currently has total assets of over $2 billion. For more information, please visit www.centrevillebank.com.