The URI Foundation is an independent 501 (c)(3) whose mission is to inspire and steward philanthropic support benefiting the University of Rhode Island. The Foundation manages all fundraising activities and the investment of the URI endowment.

Online Giving Made Easier

We've designed and launched a new and improved, secure web form to make giving more convenient on any device!

Foundation News

Giving Tuesday Video

Find out why your support is needed on December 1st- Giving Tuesday. Watch the video:

Planned Gifts
Learn about creative giving strategies at URI, including gifts that pay you, and enjoy special recognition when you notify us of your planned gift.

Matching Gifts

Your company may be one of thousands that match employee charitable gifts - a great way to increase your gift's impact.

Student Philanthropy
Keep up with the Student Philanthropy Council and its latest activities to showcase philanthropy at URI.

The Business Engagement Center is URI's front door for businesses, and is creating highly valued partnerships.