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 distributes $5 million to nonprofits helping people survive the pandemic
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PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Foundation has distributed $5 million in federal stimulus funding to more than 120 non-profits straining to...more

Federal COVID relief funds awarded to RI nonprofits
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The grants were announced on Monday. The Foundation administered two pools of money on behalf of the state — a $4-million fund for nonprofits...more

Local groups benefit from $18 million Champlin grants
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RHODE ISLAND – The Champlin Foundation announced $18 million of grant funding last week, which will be going toward a diverse group...more

City groups win big with Champlin grants
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Cape Verdean American Community Development, with $45,000 for ... The foundation awarded 188 grants to meet pressing demands related...more

RI Foundation aid to Woonsocket nonprofits
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The Community Care Alliance in Woonsocket will use the funding to ... With this round of grants, the COVID-19 Response Fund at the Foundation...more

$8.5 million plan aims to promote racial diversity and inclusion
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As Rhode Island's 104-year-old community foundation, and largest funder of the state's nonprofit organizations, one of the Foundation's core values...more

Nonprofits receive grants for community improvement projects
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PAWTUCKET – Several nonprofits in Pawtucket have received grants from the Rhode Island Foundation to make community improvements,...more

RI Foundation program to guide people of color into leadership positions
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PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a three-year, $8.5-million program intended to help achieve racial equity and...more

Geographic Focus for Rhode Island Foundation

Providence County, RI

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Tom’s, the social enterprise popular for its shoes, has released a pair of shoes and a pair of shades to benefit Make It Right, a nonprofit founded by Brad Pitt in 2007 that builds affordable, green homes, buildings and communities for underserved and low-income populations.

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