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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

Newport, Tiverton groups sharing $660000 in grants to strengthen nonprofits led by people of color
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Nonprofits from Newport and Tiverton are among the organizations that will share $660,000 in grants from the Rhode Island...more

Newport nonprofit shares Rhode Island Foundation's most prestigious award - Newport Buzz
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Sankofa Community Connection shares the 2021 Community Leadership Award with other diverse cultural organizations that participated in the...more

R.I. Foundation CEO Steinberg talks successes in 2d COVID year - The Providence Journal
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And while we stepped up, above and beyond to meet COVID-19 needs, we continued our important ongoing work to enhance philanthropy, working...more

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Stemming from a Kickstarter campaign, a recycled water bottle roof would provide shelter for disaster victims in light of the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

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