Connect Greater Newport is established as a public-private partnership for regional economic development. Support for this initiative comes from our municipal partners and contributions from the business and philanthropic communities.  

Thank you to our partners:







Salve Regina University 

Rhode Island Association of Realtors 



Bridging the Future of Greater Newport Campaign



As the first regional public-private partnership for economic development in Rhode Island, Connect Greater Newport is charting the course for regional success. We would like to welcome you join our partnership and invest in the future of our community.





By investing in Connect Greater Newport's "Bridging the Future of Greater Newport" campaign you will be investing in our business community. Your commitment will provide the following resources and add capacity to drive regional economic growth.

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Provide business retention and expansion services

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Address housing limitations

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Promote business

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Drive growth through business attraction

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Retain and attract talent

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 Promote Greater Newport as a place to live and work

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Improve infrastructure and promote system change

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Create jobs

For more information or to learn how you can be a bridge to the future, contact Ashley Medeiros at 401.855.2214 or 


513 Broadway

Newport, RI 02840

​​Tel: 401-314-0329

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