We "Think" and "Do"

ProvPlan’s thinking is all about providing residents and public agencies with data and information that can support smart decision making.

Our doing is focused on launching innovative service programs that address unmet community needs.

Data and Tools

The Providence Plan maintains a comprehensive data warehouse in Rhode Island. We develop a range of data tools that help people to access and make sense of this vast collection of information.

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    Rhode Island Community Profiles

    Comprehensive maps and data on neighborhoods across Rhode Island. Find data on race, income, housing, transportation, employment, education, and more.

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    RI DataHUB

    Create custom graphs, maps, and charts on the well-being of people in Rhode Island. Perform in-depth analysis of data across multiple State Agencies.

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    Historic Aerial Mapper

    Explore Rhode Island's history with this interactive map. Photos from 1939-2011.

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    Providence Property Mapper

    Property information for Providence including ownership, zoning, foreclosures, derelict status and more.

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    Find Free Tax Preparation

    Households earning less than $50,000 a year qualify for free tax preparation. Find a location by you and call to make an appointment.

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    Providence Healthy Housing Mapper

    Explore childhood lead exposure, asthma and property information in Providence.

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    People and Housing

    Providence neighborhood and statewide interactive maps exploring data on RI demographics and housing. Data from the 2010 Census and other sources.

Our Programs

The Providence Plan has distinct programs that focus on workforce development, and early education.  These initiatives address the needs of residents at the same time they advance meaningful systems-change.

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    Building Futures

    Building Futures is a state-recognized industry partnership that helps Rhode Island residents prepare for a rewarding career in the building trades.

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    Ready to Learn

    Ready to Learn works to transform early education in urban Rhode Island, driven by a vision that all children will enter school healthy & ready to learn.

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    YouthBuild Providence

    YouthBuild is a hands-on education program that helps young adults gain the academic and life skills needed to succeed in jobs.