Category Archives: Monthly eNews


March 2016 eNews


Thank You for Coming to our Playground Seminar! Our seminar, Maximize Outdoor Time with Planning and Design: Playground Design and Low-Cost Solutions for Your Outdoor Play Space, at Save the Bay in Providence was a huge success! Many of the nearly 70 professionals who attended left inspired by our presenters and were ready to make […]

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February 2016 eNews


There is Still Time to Register for Our New Playground Design Training! Please join us March 11th from 8:30am – 4:00pm for a training session on how to Maximize Outdoor time with Planning and Design: Playground Design and Low-Cost Solutions for Your Outdoor Play Space at Save the Bay in Providence.   In This Issue […]

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January 2016 eNews


New Training Session This March! Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey regarding upcoming trainings! Based on the overwhelming response, we will hold our first training session of the year on March 11th from 8:30am-4pm on how to Maximize Outdoor Time with Planning and Design: Playground Design and Low-Cost Solutions for Your […]

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December 2015 eNews


Happy Holidays from all of us at LISC! This season is a time for reflecting—on the accomplishments of the year gone by, and on our hopes for the year to come. Thank you to all the wonderful partners, funders and friends who make our work possible. And here’s to a prosperous and happy New Year! […]

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November 2015 eNews


Update on the Race to the Top Early Learning Facilities Grants There were 86 applicants and over $3.1M in requests for the final Wave 5 of Early Learning Facility Grants. Decisions on Wave 5 grants are expected be made by the last week of November, 2015, with official awards being made in early December, 2015. […]

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October 2015 eNews


The Last Wave of Race to the Top Early Learning Facility Grants has CLOSED Wave 5 of Early Learning Facility Grants has officially closed. Decisions on Wave 5 grants are expected to be announced by the last week of November, 2015, with official awards being made in early December, 2015. Wave 5 was the LAST […]

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September 2015 eNews


Applications for the 5th and Final Wave of Early Learning Facility Grants will be accepted from October 5 – October 26, 2015. Wave 5 of Early Learning Facility Grants will be open starting on October 5th. Applications are due no later than midnight on October 26, 2015. Applications in all priority categories will be accepted […]

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July 2015 eNews


Facility Grant Informational Sessions to be held on August 13, 2015! WAVE 4 of facility grant funding will launch at the end of August, 2015. Come learn more about this exciting opportunity. Informational sessions will cover the following topics: How to use the online application system Funding priorities – how to develop a competitive proposal […]

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June 2015 eNews


Announcing Additional Waves of Early Learning Facilities Grant Funding! We are pleased to report that the Rhode Island Department of Education has made an extra $1 million of Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant funding available for new waves of Early Learning Facilities Grants! LISC, through its Rhode Island Child Care and Early […]

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May 2015 eNews


Become a Certified Playground Safety Inspector There is still time to sign up for the Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Examination, which is sponsored by the National Recreation and Parks Association. The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) course provides individuals with the proper training needed to recognize and prevent potential playground hazards and prepares […]

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