Our workplace partners
The state’s leading companies, nonprofits and unions
The state’s leading companies, nonprofits, and unions invest in United Way of Rhode Island to make ours a community where every individual in each community has equal opportunity for justice and prosperity.
We’re proud to partner with companies and organizations across the state in support of our mission and their social responsibility focus.
Most complement their giving with a workplace giving program. Many also work with our Volunteer Center of Rhode Island to engage employees in meaningful team-building activities. Others work with us to craft comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs.
Why partner with United Way of Rhode Island
Organizations that partner with United Way:
- Believe that a strong community is important to their success.
- Value active engagement as a transformative driver of community success.
- Know that attracting and retaining top talent is a critical priority and that their employees want to work for a company that reflects their values.
- Want to demonstrate to customers their commitment to their community.
- Value United Way of Rhode Island’s proven results and vision for future impact.
Ready to make an impact? Contact Jessica Barry at email@example.com to discuss your investment in the community.
We are humbly grateful for the resounding financial and in-kind support that we receive from our institutional partners. Their outstanding generosity enables us to advance our shared goals for the betterment of our community.
We partner with more than 350 companies and institutions like the ones below. Give us a call today to be part of this movement.
Bank Rhode Island
Dimeo Construction Company
Rhode Island AFL-CIO
The Washington Trust Company
Rethinking how one of R.I.’s largest nonprofits can grow
The Boston Globe
In October, [Idrees "Lanre"] Ajakaiye was appointed the new chief development officer at... United Way of Rhode Island where he'll be in charge of helping... United Way achieve its current strategic plan, which outlines the nonprofit's investment of $100 million over five years to help achieve racial equity.
City Council gives final approval to $10M reparations budget
Providence Business News
A two-yearslong effort to bring racial reparations to Providence achieved a milestone Wednesday... The approved funding largely mirrors recommendations set forth by a city panel based on community input, but with one major change that shifts some money into a COVID-19 Equity Fund to be managed by United Way of Rhode Island.
How you can save money amidst Rhode Island Energy rate hike
With rates rising starting Oct. 1, Rhode Islanders have many ways to save money and energy this fall... [For] anyone... need[ing]... financial assistance... United Way of Rhode Island’s 211 service may help... 'We’re here to help the community navigate resources,' said Courtney Smith, director of... 211... The service is available online at 211 United Way of Rhode Island or over the phone.
As Rhode Islanders… prepare to participate in Giving Tuesday, the results of a new survey paint a stark picture of the challenges facing the state’s nonprofit sector. Local community-based organizations continue to provide services for communities still facing pandemic-level needs, while facing inflation-driven costs and inadequate staffing caused by the physical and emotional toll of the last two years.
Four community leaders have been appointed to the United Way of Rhode Island Board of Directors… Elected for three-year terms are David Bonenberger, president, Rhode Island Energy/PPL Corporation; Anthony Botelho, senior vice president, team leader, Washington Trust; Courtney Hawkins, health and human services industry executive, Salesforce; and Yahaira “Jay” Placencia, senior vice president, private client advisor, Bank of America.
Following a broad, competitive search for its chief development officer, United Way of Rhode Island has hired a community leader known to be an innovative changemaker. The organization has chosen Idrees “Lanre” Ajakaiye, who brings a deep, diverse range of experience to United Way’s work to transform the future by building racial equity and creating opportunities for all Rhode Islanders.
Join us for a 401Gives Open House on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Rhode Island College. Learn about Rhode Island's statewide day of giving and how your fabulous nonprofit can be a part of it.
Information sessions will be held at 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.
This event is free and open to the public.
Together, we'll explore the challenges facing Rhode Island nonprofits. We'll also discuss opportunities to build capacity and support nonprofit work in 2023.
This event is free and open to the public.