Providence Local Giving Guide

Nonprofits in Providence provide services like free meals, education, health check-ups, emergency shelter and much more. We've highlighted some of the effective nonprofits serving the Providence area, so you know your donation will have an impact.

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Top Hunger Nonprofits

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Worcester County Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  Worcester County, MA

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Rhode Island Community Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  5 counties in RI

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Pawtucket Soup Kitchen

  Hunger - Soup Kitchen|  Pawtucket, RI

Impact: $3 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Homelessness Nonprofits

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Friendly House

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Worcester, MA

Impact: $9 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Crossroads Rhode Island

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  5 counties and cities in RI

Impact: $10 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Domestic Violence Resource Center Of South County

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Washington County, RI

Impact: $40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Education Nonprofits

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Worcester State Foundation Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Worcester, MA

Impact: $2,700 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $10,000.
Governance: Passes checks

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Scholarship Foundation Of East Providence Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  East Providence, RI

Impact: $2,400 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $4,900.
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The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Bristol County, MA

Impact: $8,600 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $8,600.
Governance: Passes checks

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Community Scholarship Fund Of Barrington Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Providence, RI

Impact: $4,700 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $7,400.
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John P Burke Memorial Fund

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Providence, RI

Impact: $3,900 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $6,600.
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Arthur E Coia Scholarship And Education Fund

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Providence, RI

Impact: $11,000 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $14,000.
Governance: Passes checks

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