Opening day at Urban Greens, one of our impact investments

Giving well as a community, to the community

What happens when you invest your charitable dollars with the Rhode Island Foundation?

  • You stand with thousands of others who are committed to improving our state and addressing the needs of the day.
  • It's much more than a financial transaction. You're able to work with experts in charitable giving, and grantmaking professionals who are working daily with the state's nonprofit sector.
  • No matter how, why, or how much you give, you become part of a powerful force for good in our community.

Helping you give well

Fund for Rhode Island

Supporting innovative and effective ways to forever meet the needs of the day.

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Civic Leadership Fund

Seizing opportunities, meeting emerging challenges, and incubating ideas.

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Explore our more than 2,000 funds

Generous donors have established funds at the Foundation to benefit specific causes or organizations; all would welcome your support in any amount.

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