News and Publications

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

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Recommendations issued by Rhode Island Foundation-led independent effort to gather and share community input aimed at informing proposed Integrated Academic Health System

November 17, 2021

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2021 Murray Family Prize honors Mario Bueno for community leadership

November 10, 2021

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Nearly $1.5 million raised to support arriving Afghan evacuees, via the Refugee Relief Fund at Rhode Island Foundation

November 08, 2021

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Foundation offers $60,000 in matching grants to help the Food Bank and Trinity Rep continue recovering from pandemic

November 02, 2021

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Rhode Island Foundation releases recommendations for spending $1.1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funding

October 19, 2021

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As supply of Narcan dwindles, Rhode Island Foundation awards $250,000 grant to fill the gap until a permanent source of funding can be found

October 13, 2021

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Nonprofits receive nearly $450,000 to help RI’ers cope with continuing effects of COVID-19 crisis

September 28, 2021


Giving Changes Everything, Fall 2021

September 27, 2021


Vision and commitment

September 14, 2021

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31 people selected for inaugural Equity Leadership Initiative class

August 26, 2021

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Vax Challenge: $750,000 shot in the arm for nonprofits

August 18, 2021

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Foundation offers more than $100,000 in grants to nonprofits that serve the state’s Black community

August 10, 2021