The Rhode Island Foundation

Founded in 1916, the Rhode Island Foundation is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the country and the only one serving the state of Rhode Island.  In 2010, the foundation awarded 51 discretionary grants exceeding $1.7 million to increase the availability of affordable housing, provide ample rental and homeownership units, and increase job training and readiness that address the workforce needs of the communities.  In 2011, the foundation provided grants to 1,341 organizations including the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Housing Action Coalition, and HousingWorks RI that work to foster community and economic development.

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