Association of Fundraising Professionals - Rhode Island Chapter
Sunday, June 25, 2017
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New Profile of Rhode Island's Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Resources of Southern New England and the Rhode Island Foundation have released a report giving an overview of the nonprofit sector in Rhode Island.

- There were over 1,443 reporting charitable nonprofits in RI (with budgets over $25,000, excluding religious organizations and foundations)
- Nonprofit employment of 63,288 individuals accouned for 13.4% of all payroll employment in RI.
- The 648 foundations in RI held over $2.1 million in assets and gave almost $115 million in grants.

The report was compiled from a template prepared by the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) at the Urban Institute and made possible by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

You can download and read the full report at