South Providence Development Corporation

Designed as a partnership between the residents of South Providence, Rhode Island Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, and Women & Infants’ Hospital, the South Providence Development Corporation (SPDC) is a non-profit organization working to bring about business development and employment opportunities within the healthcare, small business, and corporate sector.  SPDC’s hospital partners have provided one million dollars in core support during the corporation’s first five years.  The group has effectively leveraged this support by securing funding from city and state governments, several foundations, and corporations to establish a business incubator and offer job training and placement services.

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