Partnerships and grants provide program funding, content support in science and math, and support for teacher professional development.  

SMILE would like to acknowledge the following sponsors for their past and present support

If your organization would like to become a SMILE supporter, please contact Carol Englander (cenglander@uri.edu) or Kaitlyn Czap (kfoley.smile@gmail.com).

  • Amgen Foundation
  • Amgen International Network (AIN)
  • AMICA
  • Arnold Lumber
  • Champlin Foundation
  • Connecting for Children and Families
  • Delta Dental of Rhode Island
  • DiPrete Engineering
  • Dominion Foundation
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Dr. Evan Preisser, URI (NSF Grant)
  • Gilbane
  • Graphic Expressions
  • Guill Tools
  • Holiday Inn South Kingstown
  • MetLife 
  • National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Pfizer 
  • Ramsey McCluskey Family Foundation
  • Rhode Island Foundation
  • School Districts
    • Central Falls
    • Newport
    • Providence
    • South Kingstown
    • Westerly
    • West Warwick
    • Woonsocket
  • Schneider Electric
  • Steere Engineering, Inc. 
  • Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
  • 21st Century Community Learning Center
  • University of Rhode Island
  • URI College of Engineering
  • van Beuren Family Foundation
  • Verizon Foundation
  • Woonsocket CCF
  • Walmart Foundation
  • YMCA of Greater Providence
  • Zhang Bioinformatics Lab through NSF