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.
Stories & Insights
Grants available to serve the Black communityAugust 08, 2022
Once lauded, 'helping professions' now difficult jobs to fillJuly 27, 2022
Responding to the surging cost of basicsJuly 26, 2022
Nonprofits receive $350,000 to serve Newport County residentsJuly 18, 2022
Rhode Island PBS announces recipient of $60,000 journalism scholarshipJuly 14, 2022