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Our Funders Make Big Dreams Possible



The College Crusade would like to thank the the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee for a grant of $75,000 in support of our college success initiatives and the Amgen Foundation for a grant of $35,000 to fund our STEM programs. We are also very grateful for grants that provide critical matching support for our RI GEAR UP Program from the Nordson Corporation Foundation ($10,000), Collette ( $6,500), and the Taco/ White Family Foundation ( $5,000). Thanks also to the Cavanagh Company for a $2,500 gift to support our operational needs. Your support is essential to the success of our students!

In addition, our recent Believe Breakfast would not have been possible without the help of several companies and organizations. This year, our Founding Sponsors at $5,000 each were the Nellie Mae Education Foundation and Weybosset Research and Management, LLC. Our Believe Sponsors, at $2,500 each, were H. Carr & Sons, Inc., and Home Loan Investment Bank. Support Sponsors ($1,500 each) were Books on the Square, CollegeBoundbaby, Cox Communications, Pawtucket Credit Union, Providence College, and the RI Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals. Our Inspire Sponsors ($1,000 each) were Brown University, the Center for Labor Markets and Policy at Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, The University of Rhode Island, and Yarlas, Kaplan, Santilli, Moran, LTD. We are very thankful for your generosity!


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