For Nonprofits

Nonprofits across our state are working hard to make Rhode Island a better place for all to live and work. The Foundation is proud to support them. Together, we can improve lives.

There are three primary ways in which we can work together:

  1. Grant opportunities
    The Foundation - thanks to the generosity of our donors - offers many grant opportunities.
  2. Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence
    Our Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence builds the capacity of nonprofit organizations so they can better achieve their missions. The Initiative supports nonprofits by sharing best practices, providing tools, doing good research, and encouraging leadership.
  3. Organizational endowment funds
    More than 150 Rhode Island nonprofits have entrusted the Foundation with management of their organizational endowments and receive regular grant distributions from their fund. We would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about establishing an endowment at the Foundation for your nonprofit.

This video from our 2018 Annual Meeting honors the Care Transformation Collaborative, recipient of our Community Leadership Award.

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines

The funds at right have application deadlines in the coming weeks.

August 17: Bristol Female Charitable Society
Funds East Bay nonprofit organizations, with a preference for those providing services in Bristol.

September 4: RIGHA Foundation Fund
Supports projects, programs, and organizations that improve health outcomes in Rhode Island.

September 13: Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund
Supports youth development and mentoring for Black youth and the promotion of the history, achievements, and culture of the Black community.

Address

LocationOne Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
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Contact

(401) 274-4564
info@rifoundation.org

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