The Rhode Island Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation works to build a better Rhode Island as a philanthropic resource. . .for people, communities, organizations, and programs.

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$541,228,030 - 2006-12-31

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Recent News from Rhode Island Foundation

RI Foundation distributes record $45M in grants in 2016
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A record $45 million in grants awarded last year will be among the highlights of the report that Rhode Island...more

Rhode Island Foundation Awards Grants to Improve Health Care
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded about $270,000 in grants to organizations working to improve health care...more

Rhode Island Foundation awards $300000 grants to innovators
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Traditionally, the foundation awards innovation fellowships for projects that improve life in Rhode Island. This year, it focused on improving...more

April 7 is Deadline to Apply for Scholarships and Grants Targeting Newport County
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In 2016, the Foundation awarded a record $45 million in grants to organizations addressing Rhode Island's most pressing issues and needs of...more

Grant used to inspire love of reading at Varieur Elementary
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A Varieur Elementary School 3rd-grader fills in the green on his version of “The Giving Tree” as part of the school's mural project last Friday....more

3 Rhode Island Artists Receive No-Strings-Attached Grants
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The Rhode Island Foundation announced the awards on Sunday. They are being funded by the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson...more

Rhode Island Foundation has hundreds of college scholarships available for RI students
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Some of the foundation's funds target specific geographic areas. For example, the Brian Moretti Scholarship Fund and the Holly Charette...more

RI Foundation offers community grants
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EAST GREENWICH- For the second consecutive year, the Rhode Island Foundation is offering grants of up to $10,000 to libraries, schools,...more

A Big Gift to General Fund of RI Community Foundation: Timing Can Be Everything
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At that time he stipulated that 60 percent of the trust not be given to the community foundation until the death of his daughter, Nancy W....more

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Providence County, RI

Community Vital Signs for Providence, RI

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Social Entrepreneurship

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States
The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.

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