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

Charlestown teen a winner of statewide scholarship competition
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CHARLESTOWN– The Rhode Island Foundation is sending a Charlestown teenager off to college with a scholarship honoring Roger Williams,...more

RI Foundation Has Grants For Jewish Organizations
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The Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund awards grants to proposals that develop connections between the Jewish community and greater Rhode...more

NEA lends financial support to arts center
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The Jamestown Arts Center has received $20,000 in grants to benefit two ... The $15,000 federal grant will be used to promote “Cunningham,” a 3-D ... to support the weeklong residency of the...more

Save the Bay brings starfish, crabs and other sea life to class
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

NES special education teacher Karen Festa received a Rhode Island Foundation Classroom Spark Grant to fund the program, and has used leftover funds from the grant to host a community-based beach...more

URI students win grants to study foreign languages overseas
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Anderson is one of 18 URI students who received grants from the Beatrice S. Demers Foreign Language Fellows fund to study overseas. Demers spent her life teaching foreign languages, first to students...more

PUNCH KAMIKAZE: UBU ROI! Comes to Dixon Place
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They have performed at seven international festivals to date, are the recipients of seven Henson Foundation grants, two grants from the Rhode Island Foundation, a Puffin grant, a grant from the Fund...more

Rhode Island Foundation Awards Grants To Improve Public Health
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The Rhode Island Foundation announced Friday the award of $280,000 in grants to improve Rhode Islanders' access to health care. The Blackstone Valley Community Health Center, Clinica Esperanza and...more

Rhode Island Foundation offers $2.8M in grants to address health disparities
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island Foundation is offering $2.8 million in grants to nonprofit organizations to address heath disparities in communities around the state. The deadline to apply is...more

Rhode Island Foundation To Host First TogetherRI Community Conversations in Newport
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The Rhode Island Foundation is the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island. Working with generous and visionary donors, the Foundation raised $38 million and...more

How the Rhode Island Foundation Fosters Innovation in the Ocean State
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“We are making bigger types of investments in ventures that have both financial and social return,” Neil Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, told Rhode Island Inno....more

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What’s In Store for Social Enterprises in 2015?

What’s In Store for Social Enterprises in 2015?
Where is social enterprise really headed in 2015? Heath Shackleford, founder/kick starter of Good.Must.Grow, examines the...

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