When Rhode Islanders work together, powerful things happen.
Capacity Building for Nonprofits
Topic-focused workshops and learning opportunities
Although we’ve temporarily suspended in-person workshops due to COVID-19, we have many virtual learning opportunities for nonprofit board and staff members.Capacity Building
Over 100 years of experience and analysis
Based on our experience, we believe that focus on three key areas will have the greatest impact on our state: improving economic, education, and health outcomes for all Rhode Islanders. Explore our strategic initiatives and see their impact.Strategic Initiatives
You can be a Rhode Island changemaker.
Civic leadership is working together to reform systems, providing opportunities for civic engagement, and assuring access to quality data to inform decision making. Join us in these efforts.Civic Leadership
Stories & Insights
Honoring Best PracticesJanuary 20, 2021
Foundation is offering college scholarships of up to $20,000 to promote Roger Williams’ core valuesJanuary 20, 2021
Rhode Island Foundation awards $481,000 in grants for animal welfareJanuary 04, 2021
Rhode Island Foundation awards $5 million in CARES Act funding to local nonprofitsDecember 21, 2020
Angela Bannerman Ankoma named vice president, director of the Equity Leadership Initiative at Rhode Island FoundationDecember 15, 2020
Grants & Scholarships