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The cost of choosing today over tomorrow
By Neil Steinberg / September 23, 2014
By working together to invest in Rhode Island's future, we can lead the way, transform our state and inspire the entire community.

Testing a blended learning approach to education
By / September 3, 2014
Today, it seems everyone is wrestling with the question of how K-12 education should approach technology. Clearly, the opportunities are great.

Creating a healthy supply of nurses
By / August 29, 2014
Nurses play a key role in the transformation of the healthcare system, but we are facing a looming shortage.

Getting people back to work
By Jessica David / July 25, 2014
SAMI is an eight-week training program to help unemployed Rhode islanders connect with jobs in the marine trades and manufacturing industries. The program recruits, screens, and trains individuals for high demand careers in these industries at no cost to participants.

Promoting entrepreneurship for economic growth
By Jessica David / July 17, 2014
Venture for America’s mission is to create jobs and revitalize communities through entrepreneurship.

Activating Ambassadors: Social Media Savvy for Nonprofits
By Chris Barnett / July 1, 2014
Our Jessica David offers strategic social media tips for nonprofits thinking of expanding in the social space.

Investing in our teachers
By / June 27, 2014
The Rhode Island Foundation has highlighted professional development as one of the Foundation’s three core strategies for achieving educational success in our state.

Rhode Island Foundation adds two in Community Investments
By Chris Barnett / May 7, 2014
The Rhode Island Foundation adds Connie Grosch and Shayne Purdue to its Strategy and Community Investments staff.

Thinking strategically about website design and content
By Jean Cohoon / April 28, 2014
The all-new rifoundation.org is a completely re-designed and re-focused website that highlights Foundation initiatives, encourages site visitors to become involved, and is structured around three high-level focus areas.

By Jessica David / March 28, 2014
The Foundation launched in January a new strategy for 2014-2018.

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