Project Open Door's (POD's) programming relies very heavily on the generosity of a number of extraordinary supporters. We are, therefore, especially grateful for the philanthropic support received from the following foundations and organizations:
ANGELL FOUNDATION: The Angell Foundation builds upon the charitable promise of David and Lynn Angell by promoting and advancing high-impact programs that help people empower themselves. The Foundation pursues this mission by helping people achieve self-sufficiency and well-being by providing them with basic necessities and economic stability in the areasof Spirituality, Arts, Youth Education, and Social Justice
SURDNA FOUNDATION: Through the Teens' Artistic Advancement initiative of its Thriving Cultures Program, the Surdna Foundation is dedicated to providing opportunities for the artistic advancement of teens. The initiative aims to stimulate fresh thinking and new approaches to address the isolation and lack of opportunities for artistic advancement for young people from disadvantaged communities. Long-term, the Foundation expect teens from many cultures to contribute to the artistic fabric of the United States and to contribute to the evolution of new art forms.
AMGEN FOUNDATION: The Amgen Foundation through its philanthropic giving focus on Community Life dedicates substantial resources to strengthening and enriching the community, thereby making it a more desirable place to live and work. This investment helps to ensure that essential health and social services, environmental programs, the excitement of the sciences and the richness of the arts are more accessible to all members of the community.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS: The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The NEA extends its work through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector.
HASBRO COMMUNITY RELATIONS FOUNDATION: Hasbro has a long and proud tradition of supporting children worldwide through a variety of philanthropic programs. We believe that every child is born with the sparkle of hope in their eyes and sometimes, because of life’s challenges, that hope has been diminished. Our mission is to assist these children in triumphing over their critical life obstacles and to bring the joy of play into their lives. Through our philanthropic programs we work to bring “the sparkle of Hope, the joy of Play and the power of Service” into the lives of the children who need us most.
RHODE ISLAND CAMPUS COMPACT: Rhode Island Campus Compact is a coalition of colleges anduniversities dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, service-learning, and community-campus partnerships in higher education.
AMICA FOUNDATION: The Amica Foundation supports qualified, federal tax-exempt 501(C)3 organizations, as defined by the Internal Revenue Service Code. Grants are generally restricted to community-based organizations serving Rhode Island residents
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION: The Rhode Island Foundation is a proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island.