Census 2020 and Tax Reform Implications

Census 2020 Efforts to Get an Accurate Count Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of The Leadership on Civil and Human Rights, wrote a compelling piece on the critical importance of the 2020 Census for the future of public and private support of vulnerable communities.  We have excerpted from the piece below: The decennial census is…

Rhode Island Foundation Impact Investing Initiative, Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship

Rhode Island Foundation Impact Investing Initiative, Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship Impact Investing The Rhode Island Foundation has embarked on an impact investing initiative to invest 5% of the endowment in ventures that have measurable social impact as well as financial return.  Projects will be local and place-based, and will yield a direct impact for Rhode Island, primarily…

2018 Meet the Funders

2018 Meet the Funders Each year, GCRI presents a Meet the Funders session for 50+ nonprofits to “speed network” with GCRI funders.  This year, we have tentatively scheduled the session for Thursday, February 15.   We usually have about 10 GCRI funders participate and try to have a variety of funders — geographic distribution across the…

Upcoming Catalyst Group Opportunities

Upcoming Catalyst Group Meetings Employee Engagement Catalyst Group Conference Call –– November 28, 9am Call in number:  641-715-3580, access code: 250-707 Financial Empowerment Catalyst Group — Jump$tart Financial Capability Conference at Rhode Island College — December 9

Investing in Nonprofit Staff: Fund the People’s Field Story Webinars

Investing in Nonprofit Staff:  Fund the People’s Field Story Webinars GCRI’s Nonprofit Capacity Building Catalyst Group seeks to build nonprofit sustainability, including nonprofit leadership development and staff capacity building.  Our Forum partner, Fund the People, is presenting two “field story” webinar opportunities to learn from funders who have implemented different models of investing in nonprofit…

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Launches New Rhode Tour

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Launches New Rhode Tour Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH), a GCRI member, continues expanding its “Rhode Tour” app and website that shares stories of local history, and provides thematic tours of significant sites throughout the state.  A joint initiative of RICH, Brown University’s John Nicholas Brown Center for…