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Rhode Island Foundation Awards $300000 to Improve Student Performance in Newport Schools
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

"When taught by a teacher of color, students of color experience higher reading and math test scores, higher graduation rates, decreased dropout and discipline rates, and increased enrollment in...more

Newport Schools To Benefit From $300K RI Foundation Diversity Grant - Patch
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

NEWPORT, RI — The Rhode Island Foundation awarded nearly $1.2 million in grants to improve teacher diversity and student performance in Newport...more

Nationally Recognized Children'S Health Advocate Joins Brown University Faculty
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

Elizabeth Burke Bryant is leaving her post as executive director of Rhode Island KIDS COUNT to take a new job as a professor of the practice of health services, policy, and practice at Brown...more

David Cicilline led the fight against Big Tech. Here's what comes next. | The Hill
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

... take a role as president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, a community foundation and largest funder of nonprofit organizations in...more

Rhode Island Foundation Grants Warwick Nonprofits $3.3M
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

"We are grateful for our passionate and committed donors and the nonprofit organizations that deliver a wide range of services to our diverse community," says Neil Steinberg, CEO of the Rhode Island...more

We Are Changed By the People We Love, and Other Feminist News - Philanthropy Women
Foundation: Global Fund for Women, Rhode Island Foundation

Philanthropy narratives about women who give for gender equality are still marginalized. We share 5 top feminist giving news...more

Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $110000 in grants to support Black Community services
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

The Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund offers scholarships to Black college and technical school students pursuing healthcare careers. Scholarship applications close April 10. 25 scholarship...more

R.I. Foundation awards $50000 in emergency grants to help those in need - The Westerly Sun
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

WESTERLY — The WARM Shelter will distribute $50000 in emergency grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through a network of South...more

R.I. Foundation awards $160K in emergency grants to keep residents warm, fed this winter
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

The Salvation Army, the foundation said, will help more than 500 households to provide rent, utilities, food and other assistance with its...more

Rhode Island nonprofits getting $20M to combat food insecurity, homelessness
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

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

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