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.
Your Community FoundationFebruary 04, 2024
Nonprofits can apply for $1.7 million for opioid recovery and support servicesJanuary 10, 2024
Rhode Island Foundation honors three nonprofits with Best Practice AwardsJanuary 09, 2024
Fellowships can send college students on quest for discoveryJanuary 08, 2024
Rhode Island Foundation awards $160,000 in grants to help RI’ers stay housed this winterDecember 14, 2023