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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Recent News from Rhode Island Foundation

Nonviolence Institute awarded $500000 donation amid shooting surge
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On Thursday, Brown University, the Rhode Island Foundation and the ... I'm thinking 10 years down the line that we need to start building a...more

Donor-Advised Funds Are the Linchpin of Local Charitable Giving
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Y.) and current leader of the philanthropy practice at Van Scoyoc Associates ... of 80% since 2015, according to the National Philanthropic Trust...more

Social Enterprise Greenhouse announces Summer 2021 Incubator program
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Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) has opened applications for its Summer 2021 Incubator program. The SEG Incubator is a 10-week...more

Newport nonprofit wins grant to help residents cope with continuing effects of COVID-19 crisis
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With the latest grants from its COVID-19 Response Fund, the Foundation has awarded $7.3 million in grants to 150 nonprofits across Rhode Island...more

Foundation offering $10000 grants for community projects
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PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island Foundation is offering local libraries, schools, municipal agencies and nonprofit groups grants of up to $10,000...more

Food pantries, youth organizations, health clinics win grants
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Both the Foundation's traditional grant-making and COVID-19-specific funding stressed equity and inclusion – and were aligned with the...more

Rhode Island Foundation awards $25000 fellowships to three RI songwriters
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Last spring I heard from a fan; a teacher, on her first day of school during ... With the fellowship, I can take more time and creative risks across...more

RI Foundation gives record $87 million in 2020, much to help COVID need
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In a year of great need because of the coronavirus pandemic, the foundation received $68 million in donations, the third-highest total in its...more

News Bites: Black Business Week 2021 / Social Enterprise Greenhouse Spring 2021 Virtual ...
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How to transition a side hustle into a scalable business is one of the week's highly anticipated virtual events hosted by Sterling...more

RI Foundation awarding thousands in grants to non-profits serving state's black community

The Rhode Island foundation has awarded $75,000 in grants to local non-profits serving the state's Black community. AddThis Sharing...more

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Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum

Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.

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