Rhode Island Foundation

Know A Writer Who Could Use $25,000?

(8.8) Local writers who dream of having more time to work on their craft have until 11:59pm on Wednesday, August 8, to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. The Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships give writers in any genre time to concentrate on their creative process, focus on personal or professional […]

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Food Truck Friday & ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’ At RWP

(8.26) ‘Movies in the Park’ is back this month with “In the Heart of the Sea” this Friday at 8pm on the Boathouse Lawn. Set in 1829, crewmen aboard the New England vessel Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and

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Free Philharmonic Concert — RW Park

(8.18) How often do you get invited to a 100th birthday party? The Rhode Island Foundation is celebrating its centennial by hosting a free concert in Roger Williams Park featuring the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. There’s room for thousands of music lovers on blankets and lawn chairs. The two-hour program includes rousing standards like ‘The

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$25,000 For Local Artists — RI Foundation

Rhode Island visual artists who dream of having more time to work on their craft have until August 18th to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. Established in 2003, the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund makes up to three grants a year, rotating among composers, writers, and visual artists on

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Fellowships For College Students With A Yen For Travel

College students with a yen for travel and adventure have until this Friday to apply for fellowships through the Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. College freshmen, sophomores and juniors from Rhode Island can get up to $5,000 for self-designed enrichment projects that include travel. Over the years, the Foundation has helped more

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