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Rhode Island nonprofits getting $20M to combat food insecurity, homelessness
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Thanks to a $20 million grant program from the Rhode Island Foundation, nonprofits in the state will be able to fight hunger, homelessness, and housing instability, the Providence Journal...more

Four Warwick Students Win Andrew Scholarships - WarwickPost.com
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Four Warwick students are among dozens starting college with more than $470K from the Rhode Island Foundation's new Andrew...more

R.I. Foundation offering grants to serve state's Black community - Providence Business News
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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation will provide more than $100,000 in grants from its Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund to nonprofits...more

A Q&A with outgoing Rhode Island Foundation CEO Neil Steinberg - The Boston Globe
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That's still a year away, but there is already plenty of buzz about who will succeed Steinberg in one of the most coveted philanthropic jobs...more

Neil Steinberg to retire from Rhode Island Foundation - What's Up Newp
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... and CEO of the state's community foundation effective May 1, 2023. ... position as a national leader in the community foundation...more

Norman Bird Sanctuary wins statewide prize for food and education program - What's Up Newp
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Norman is being honored for its “Good Gardens Program,” which focuses on growing produce for the food pantry at Newport's Dr. Martin Luther...more

$10000 grants for community projects up for grabs from The Rhode Island Foundation
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The Rhode Island Foundation is offering local libraries, schools, neighborhood groups and nonprofit organizations grants of up to $10,000 to...more

Airbnb Co-Founders Pledge $10 Million for Their Charity's Ukraine Efforts - Chronicle of Philanthropy
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Plus, MIT lands $100 million from the Chan brothers, and five universities and the Rhode Island Foundation all received big...more

Rhode Island Foundation Has Record Year
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A record-breaking year saw the Rhode Island Foundation grant $76 million to more than 2,300 organizations while also raising $98 million in donations. By the end of 2021, the foundation, which is...more

Gov. Dan McKee creates grants for RI nonprofits from CARES Act money - The Providence Journal
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The first $4.5 million of the leftover CARES Act money is being dedicated to a Rhode Island Foundation-run grant program for nonprofits...more

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