Rhode Island's economy continues to lag the nation, and the effects touch every Rhode Islander.
|New England Institute of Technology is training unemployed Rhode Islanders for jobs in the marine trades and manufacturing industries with support from a $50,000 Foundation grant. Learn more in “Getting people back to work.”
Environment for economic growth
We believe that the foundation of a strong Rhode Island economy will be quality jobs that allow our residents to support themselves. In order to have jobs, we need to have robust enterprise and a skilled workforce.
Improving Rhode Island's environment for economic growth requires leadership from the private sector, sustained attention and resources, innovation within our government agencies, and collaboration and coordination.