Community Investments

Capacity Building for Nonprofits

To help local nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers better achieve their missions, the Foundation offers free workshops and learning opportunities.

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Topic-focused workshops and learning opportunities

Workshops and other learning opportunities focus on the following topics, and more:

  • Good governance
  • Sound organizational management
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Technical assistance

In just over a decade, we've served thousands of program participants and organizations.

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Best Practice Award Applications Open

As in previous years, we’re partnering with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to honor Rhode Island nonprofit organizations doing outstanding work in the sector.

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Recorded workshops

Learn more about fundraising, communications, financial management, and more as your schedule allows.

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A strong nonprofit sector, able to meet the needs of the community, requires strong nonprofit organizations. To that end, we offer organizational development grants of up to $10,000.

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