Earlier this year, we awarded $500,000 in grants to fund 43 community-building activities, one or more in every one of Rhode Island’s remarkable cities and towns.
CityArts established an organizational endowment at the Foundation to honor its founder and “to pay tribute to the legacy Sister Ann created for our communities.
The Center for Women and Enterprise works to level the playing field for women seeking to start a small business by creating custom educational programs.
Rhode Island writers Julie Danho O’Connell, Sussy Santana and Susannah Strong have been awarded $25,000 fellowships through our Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund.
Raymond Two Hawks Watson, our 2016 Rhode Island Innovation Fellow, seeks to cultivate social cohesion and establish Rhode Island as a leader in cultural tourism.
Fifth grade students at the Jewish Community Day School of RI and Islamic School of RI together are exploring issues of identity, society, and friendship by creating connections and building bridges.
Through our RIGHA Foundation Fund, we awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to eight local organizations for everything from diabetes awareness to expanding health care for refugee children.
We believe deeply that every child in Rhode Island has the ability to achieve at exceptionally high levels, and that Rhode Island’s public education system can and should prepare every child for success after graduation.
We created the Fund for Education in 2010 to fuel innovation and results in Rhode Island’s education system. A strong public education system will strengthen our state’s economy and preserve our quality of life.
We invite you to be our partner in making this vision a reality. For more information, please contact Jim Sanzi, vice president of development, at (401) 427-4025 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.