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Browse through the Foundation's latest media releases, opinion pieces, publications, and event news.

Community news

Rhode Island Foundation commits $8.5 million to strengthen efforts to eliminate inequity and racial disparities

October 19, 2020

Media release

Foundation awards $356,000 in grants to build community throughout Rhode Island

October 01, 2020

Media release

Foundation awards $53,140 in grants for services to RI’s LGBTQ communities

September 25, 2020

Publication

Giving Changes Everything: Special Edition: COVID-19 Response, Fall 2020

September 25, 2020

Community news

Rhode Island Foundation’s response to COVID-19

September 03, 2020

Media release

Nonprofits receive an additional $1 million for COVID-19 relief

August 31, 2020

Media release

Rhode Island Foundation makes a $500,000 loan to Capital Good Fund

August 26, 2020

Media release

Rhode Island composers can apply for $25,000 MacColl Johnson Fellowships

August 24, 2020

Media release

Rhode Island Foundation awards $290,000 to Newport County nonprofits

August 18, 2020

Media release

Nearly $1.7 million in grants to help Rhode Islanders cope with the behavioral health challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

July 16, 2020

Media release

Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund awards grants to help nonprofits take on the COVID-19 crisis in Providence’s Black community

July 15, 2020

Media release

Rhode Island PBS announces recipient of $60,000 journalism scholarship

June 26, 2020