The Importance of Census 2020 for Funders

The Importance of Census 2020 for Philanthropy and the Communities We Care About The final segment of the GCRI session on the federal budget last week was focused on the upcoming 2020 Census.  As you know, the decennial census determines the allocation of more than $600 billion in federal assistance to states, localities and families. …

February and March Program Opportunities

GCRI Program Opportunities Meet the Funders — February 15, 5:30-8:00pm, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Federal and State Budget Impact on RI Communities — March 29, 9:00-11:00am, Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island Catalyst Group Meetings CyberGrants Users Group webinar on reporting — February 15, 2:00pm Employee Engagement Conference Calls — February 27,…

Best for Rhode Island Launched To Support Socially Responsible Business in RI

Best for Rhode Island Launched To Support Socially Responsible Business in RI GCRI is excited to be a partner in the new Best for Rhode Island initiative launched at the December Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.  Best for Rhode Island initiative is a statewide campaign that equips businesses to assess and improve their…

RI Foundation’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence Offers Programs to Build Nonprofit Capacity

RI Foundation’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence Offers Programs to Build Nonprofit Capacity Rhode Island Foundation will be offering capacity building workshops for nonprofits through its Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence (INE).  INE workshops enable nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers to learn skills and techniques that will enable them to better achieve their mission. Topics include…

United Way Launches Giving Platform

United Way Launches MyFund Giving Platform United Way of Rhode Island announced a new electronic giving platform, MyFund, that provides a mechanism for donors to consolidate their charitable giving. Said United Way CEO Tony Maione, “Giving is deeply personal; donors want as much control over when, where and how they donate as possible.  People conduct…

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Announces Grants, Kicks Off 2018 Reading Across Rhode Island

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Announces Mini Grants, Kicks Off 2018 Reading Across Rhode Island The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH) has announced its 2018 mini grant awardees for public humanities projects.  Public project recipients include Pawtucket School Department, for development and implementation of a middle school action-civics curriculum at Goff Middle School in…