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The Rhode Island Foundation has committed $1 million towards implementation of a 10-year health initiative. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation commits $1M to 10-year health plan for state

PROVIDENCE – After more than a year of poring over vast amounts of data related to the health of Rhode Islanders, the Rhode Island...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation has created the Fund for Rhode Island Public Education to help raise money to support public education throughout the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation creates fund to support public education in state

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has established a fund to accept donations from individuals and the business and nonprofit communities to help improve...

Rhode Island Foundation recognizes 5 nonprofits with Best Practice Awards

PROVIDENCE – Five local nonprofits were recently honored with 2019 Best Practice Awards by the Rhode Island Foundation, the organization announced Dec. 30. In a...
ELECTED OFFICIALS and advocates are pictured at an R.I. Statehouse event last April to launch the state’s Complete Count efforts. The Rhode Island Foundation announced Monday that 26 nonprofit organizations received close to $300,000 in total for outreach and education that will encourage participation in the 2020 census. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $300K in grants to nonprofits via census fund

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six nonprofit organizations were the beneficiaries of close to $300,000 in grants offered by the Rhode Island Foundation through its Rhode Island...
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Five Questions with Jessica David

Jessica David | Board chair, Roger Williams Park Conservancy 1. Roger Williams Park is referred to as the “People’s Park.” How did it get...

R.I. education strategic plan taking shape

Armed with ideas from a recent “Make It Happen RI” forum, a committee assembled by the Rhode Island Foundation will soon be putting the...
ENRICHING LIVES: Eileen Hayes, center, CEO and president of Amos House, receives the 2019 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment from the Rhode Island Foundation. Pictured with Hayes, from left, are Rhode Island Foundation CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg, Paula McNamara, Suzanne Murray and Terry Murray of the Murray family, which created the award. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Hayes receives 2019 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment

EILEEN HAYES, CEO and president of Providence-based nonprofit Amos House, recently received the 2019 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment from the Rhode Island...

Rhode Island Foundation names strategic initiative officer for Health sector

Zach Nieder has been appointed a strategic initiative officer at the Rhode Island Foundation. He is responsible for leading the Foundation’s activities and grant-making...

RIF education brainstorm draws diverse perspectives

PROVIDENCE - Educational equity. Universal pre-K. Transportation, teacher benefits and even amending the Rhode Island Constitution. Ideas big and small filled the room, shared in...

R.I. Foundation forum a chance to take action on education

When the Rhode Island Foundation convenes its second “Make It Happen RI” forum on Dec. 7, the format won’t be the same as the...
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