News and Publications

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

Media release

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

Media release

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

Media release

31 people selected for inaugural Equity Leadership Initiative class

August 26, 2021

Media release

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

August 18, 2021

Media release

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

August 10, 2021


2020 Annual Report

April 22, 2021


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