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HERMAN ROSE, pictured above second from left, with Youth in Action participants, created the ADDD fund to increase public access to information through the preservation and promotion of print, digital and other formats of historical material. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION/STEW MILNE

R.I. Foundation awards $16K to promote access to historical records

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Foundation awarded nine grants, over $16,000, to nonprofits to promote public access to historical records, the R.I. Foundation announced...
NEIL D. STEINBERG speaks at the Rhode Island Foundation's annual meeting in 2015./ COURTESY OF RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION.

Rhode Island Foundation awards $400K in medical research grants

PROVIDENCE - Seventeen Rhode Island medical research projects will share nearly $400,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, the organization announced Tuesday.Together...

RI Foundation recaps centennial year, outlines priorities for 2018

PROVIDENCE – It was with an appreciative and forward-looking tone that Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, addressed 750...
Neil D. Steinberg announces more than $270,000 in Rhode Island Foundation grants.

R.I. Foundation announces $270K in health care improvement grants

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to improve the health care Rhode Islanders receive, the Rhode Island Foundation recently announced more than $270,000 in grants...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION will honor the Champlin Foundation, the Center for Women and Enterprise, the Rhode Island Society of CPAs and the Frederick B. Wilcox family at their annual meeting this year. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation announces annual meeting award recipients

PROVIDENCE – In advance of its May 24 annual meeting, the Rhode Island Foundation has named three organizations and one family that it will...

Too much of a good thing in R.I. history

Rhode Island has more than 190 historical and heritage organizations, one for every 5½ square miles of land.Why? Based on interviews with those engaged...
THE STUDENTS receiving scholarships from the Rhode Island Foundation are, from left to right, Ngan (Kim) Le, Mount Saint Charles Academy, Columbia University; Night Jean Muhingabo, Central High School, Johnson & Wales University; Fatou Dieng, Woonsocket High School, Smith College; Taleen Donoyan, Cranston High School West, Quinnipiac College or University of Rhode Island; Diana Iglesias, Central High School, Providence College; Kelsey Dellinger, North Kingstown High School, University of Rhode Island. /COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Winners of Roger Williams commemorative college scholarships announced by RI Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Six high school seniors from Cranston, Providence, North Kingstown and Woonsocket will share $100,000 in college scholarships honoring Roger Williams, thanks to...

Meghan Hughes

Meghan Hughes has been named to the board of directors of the Rhode Island Foundation. She is president of the Community College of Rhode...
SWIM PREPARATION: Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge  from Newport to Jamestown. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Fundraising costs, benefits go beyond money for nonprofits

Once every year Narragansett Bay, from Naval Station Newport to Jamestown’s Potter Cove, is flooded with 700 swimmers and kayakers dedicated to improving and...
DITRA EDWARDS and Donna Childs are flanked by the Rhode Island Foundation’s Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David, far right. Childs and Edwards were chosen from nearly 200 applicants to receive $300,000 over three years to pursue their proposals for improving civic engagement in Rhode Island. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Childs and Edwards named 2017 RIF Innovation Fellows

PROVIDENCE – Donna Childs and Ditra Edwards were named 2017 Innovation Fellows by the Rhode Island Foundation at a celebration on Wednesday at the...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

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