Devoted to Rhode Island, its people, and you.
Welcome to Rhode Island's community foundation. We are here to help you give well.
When Rhode Islanders work together, powerful things happen.
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
Taking on critical issues
In our efforts to create a stronger, more vibrant community, we believe that all voices must be heard, collaboration is key in solving important issues and seizing emerging opportunities, and decision-making must be backed by quality data.Civic Leadership
Strengthening our community
We are committed to strengthening Rhode Island through our strategic initiatives in education, health, and economic security, as well as through impact investing, our diversity, inclusion, and equity work; and more.Community Investments
Capacity Building for Nonprofits
Topic-focused workshops and learning opportunities
Workshops and other learning opportunities focus on good governance, sound organizational management, grant writing, fundraising, technical assistance, and more. In just over a decade, we've served thousands of program participants and organizations.
Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $2.2 million to dismantle structural racism in Rhode IslandMay 24, 2023
Inspiring "can-do" leadershipMay 19, 2023
Nonprofits receive $3.25 million to address opioid useMay 05, 2023
2022 Annual ReportMay 02, 2023
Rhode Island Foundation completes awarding $20 million in ARPA funding allocated by the state for housing, hunger and behavioral healthApril 26, 2023