The Rhode Island Foundation



The Rhode Island Foundation works to build a better Rhode Island as a philanthropic resource. . .for people, communities, organizations, and programs.

Web Address

www.rifoundation.org/

Social Media Links

Twitter - @RIFoundation

Assets

$541,228,030 - 2006-12-31


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Recent News from Rhode Island Foundation


Rhode Island Foundation Hosts Education Brainstorming Session on Public Education
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

Working with generous and visionary donors, the Foundation raised $114 million and awarded $52 million in grants to organizations addressing...more

Rhode Island Deadline Looms To Apply For Census Outreach Grants
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Grants must focus on a specific demographic community or geographic ... The program will be administered by the Rhode Island Foundation,...more

Grants available to local groups for 2020 Census outreach
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says $425,000 is available to local organizations to fund outreach for the 2020...more

Local organizations can apply for $25000 grants to encourage residents to participate in the Census
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The Rhode Island Census 2020 Fund is offering local organizations grants of up to $25,000 from to conduct outreach and education that...more

Groups urged to improve Census count, eligible for $25K grants
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Rhode Island Census 2020 Fund is offering local organizations grants of up to $25,000 to conduct...more

Thundermist wins grant for trans health, wellness program
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

A West Warwick nonprofit is among eight organizations that will share $53,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Equity...more

RI Foundation Awards $53k In Grants To LGBTQ Organizations
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Eight nonprofit organizations serving LGBTQ Rhode Islanders will share $53k in grants through the Equity Action Fund at the RI...more

RI Foundation Seeks Applicants for $25K Medical Research Grants
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A review panel made up of scientists and physicians will assist the Foundation in reviewing the proposals. The grants. The grants can be used...more

Portsmouth Nonprofit Wins Grant for Theater, Dance Performances
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

The Place competed with more than 100 organizations for the funding from the Foundation's competitive Community Foundation...more

Gamm Theatre, PLAN RI Win RI Foundation Grants
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[CREDIT: RI Foundation] The Rhode Island Foundation is located at One Union Station in downtown Providence. WARWICK — The Gamm...more

Geographic Focus

Providence County, RI

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Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises

John Brothers, Principal of Quidoo Consulting, writes about the Montreal-based company Bixi who are mostly known for its Bixi Bikes. Just recently, Bixi filed for bankruptcy protection. The reason? Bixi is in major financial distress and its bikes have proven to be too “expensive to build, operate and maintain”.




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