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

Rhode Island Foundation offers $25000 grants to local writers
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The Foundation will award grants to as many as three writers through its Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. The awards...more

Rhode Island Foundation offers arts and cultural grants
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation is offering $120,000 in grants to emerging arts and cultural organizations in...more

Grant monies for Library
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The Island Free Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it was awarded a Rhode Island Foundation Community Grant of $7,500...more

RI Foundation Awards $270000 to Newport County Nonprofits
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The grants, through the Foundation's Newport County Fund (NCF), will underwrite a host of activities ranging from workforce training and...more

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
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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

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$100 Million Fund That’s Fostering Detroit’s Minority Startup Entrepreneurs
Justine Sheu didn’t have any plans of becoming an entrepreneur. The Detroit-based millennial spent her...

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