Rhode Island College Foundation

Joseph E. Kauffman Center
What We Do

The Rhode Island College Foundation is an independent organization dedicated to raising funds solely for the institution. It is the primary source of private support to the college.

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More on the Foundation

Established in 1965, the Foundation is a separate 501(c)3 entity that also exercises fiduciary responsibility over endowments and other philanthropic investments made to Rhode Island College.


We strive to offer accessible higher education of the finest quality to traditional and non-traditional students from around the state, region and beyond. We pledge to act with integrity, to appreciate our beneficiaries, and to work passionately for the enhancement of the college and its students.

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Join us for our Annual Giving Day. This 24-hour fundraiser brings together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the entire RIC community. Be sure to save the date for this bold day of giving!

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