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

Social Media Links

Twitter - @RIFoundation

Assets and Giving for Rhode Island Foundation


2019 - 1,011,786,707
2018 - 863,141,316
Domestic Grants

2019 - 53,541,613


Recent News from Rhode Island Foundation

Rhode Island Foundation Grants Warwick Nonprofits $3.3M
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

"We are grateful for our passionate and committed donors and the nonprofit organizations that deliver a wide range of services to our diverse community," says Neil Steinberg, CEO of the Rhode Island...more

We Are Changed By the People We Love, and Other Feminist News - Philanthropy Women
Foundation: Global Fund for Women, Rhode Island Foundation

Philanthropy narratives about women who give for gender equality are still marginalized. We share 5 top feminist giving news...more

Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $110000 in grants to support Black Community services
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

The Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund offers scholarships to Black college and technical school students pursuing healthcare careers. Scholarship applications close April 10. 25 scholarship...more

R.I. Foundation awards $50000 in emergency grants to help those in need - The Westerly Sun
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

WESTERLY — The WARM Shelter will distribute $50000 in emergency grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through a network of South...more

R.I. Foundation awards $160K in emergency grants to keep residents warm, fed this winter
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

The Salvation Army, the foundation said, will help more than 500 households to provide rent, utilities, food and other assistance with its...more

Rhode Island nonprofits getting $20M to combat food insecurity, homelessness
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

Thanks to a $20 million grant program from the Rhode Island Foundation, nonprofits in the state will be able to fight hunger, homelessness, and housing instability, the Providence Journal...more

Four Warwick Students Win Andrew Scholarships -
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

Four Warwick students are among dozens starting college with more than $470K from the Rhode Island Foundation's new Andrew...more

R.I. Foundation offering grants to serve state's Black community - Providence Business News
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation will provide more than $100,000 in grants from its Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund to nonprofits...more

A Q&A with outgoing Rhode Island Foundation CEO Neil Steinberg - The Boston Globe
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

That's still a year away, but there is already plenty of buzz about who will succeed Steinberg in one of the most coveted philanthropic jobs...more

Neil Steinberg to retire from Rhode Island Foundation - What's Up Newp
Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation

... and CEO of the state's community foundation effective May 1, 2023. ... position as a national leader in the community foundation...more

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