Community Partners

Audrain Hospitality Group
Audrain Hospitality
A multi-faceted organization focused on creating memorable experiences for every kind of event imaginable.
Bowen's Wharf Company
Bowen's Wharf Company
Bowen's Wharf, the Anchor of the Newport Waterfront.
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Bristol Middle Passage Port Marker Project
The Project seeks to acknowledge the history and memory of Bristol’s participation in the Transatlantic Human Trade.
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City of Newport
The largest city on Aquidneck Island, the office of the City of Newport is proud to support RISHM.
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Discover Newport
Discover Newport promotes tourism in the City of Newport and its eight surrounding townships.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
The Center fights hunger, promotes health, educates young and school-aged kids, supports families, and engages seniors.
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Newport Community
School
The NCS provide educational opportunities to complement classroom learning and supports academic success.
Newport Film
Newport Film
newportFILM inspires, educates, and entertains by presenting current and impactful documentaries.
Newport Historical Society
Newport Historical
Society
The NHS retains and preserves significant collections of artifacts, documents and properties in Newport.
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Newport Middle Passage
Port Marker Project
NMPPMP commemorates and honors those many thousands lost in the Middle Passage of the slave trade centered in Newport.
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Provence sur Mer
A private event space in Newport, Rhode Island on Touro Street, just off Washington Square.
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Roger Williams University
RWU is a comprehensive University working to strengthen society through engaged teaching and learning.
Seamans Church Institute
Seaman's Church Institute
For more than 180 years, the SCI has supported the personal and professional needs of mariners and seafarers.
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Stages of Freedom
Stages of Freedom addresses racial inequities in Rhode Island and ensures that Black Lives Matter.
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The Battle of Rhode Island Association
Dedicated to spreading awareness about Rhode Island's Revolutionary history and the preservation of Butts Hill Fort.
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The Varnum Continentals
The Continentals are a non-profit historic and patriotic organization who own and operate the Varnum House Museum

Funders

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Bank Newport
BankNewport offers a full suite of loan and deposit products and services for families and businesses in Rhode Island.
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EJMP Fund
for Philanthropy
The EMJP Fund seeks to protect and preserve Rhode Island's animal kingdom and historic entities.
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Gruben Charitable Foundation
The CGF contributes to the development of Aquidneck Island.
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June Rockwell Levy Foundation
The June Rockwell Levy Foundation makes grants to 501 (c)(3) organizations serving the communities of Providence County.
Papitto Opportunity Connection
Papitto Opportunity Connection
The POC is dedicated to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion to empower and create individual success stories.
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Prince Charitable Trusts
The Prince Charitable Trusts operate as a family foundation supporting programs across the country.
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Rhode Island Commerce Department
Our mission is to be a resource to everyone invested in making Rhode Island a premier place to live and do business.
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Rhode Island Council
for the Humanities
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeks to fulfill the promise that democracy demands wisdom and vision.
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Rhode Island State
Assembly
The Rhode Island State Assembly, including the House and Senate.
Rhode Island Foundation
The Rhode Island
Foundation
For more than 100 years, the Rhode Island Foundation has been dedicated to improving the lives of Rhode Islanders.

Medallion Partners

Bowen's Wharf Company
Bowen's Wharf Company
Bowen's Wharf, the Anchor of the Newport Waterfront.
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DeWolf Tavern
The Tavern is located in a renovated 1818 warehouse built by maritime merchants James and William DeWolf.
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Friends of Linden Place
Friends of Linden Place is a non-profit responsible for the preservation, restoration, and promotion of Linden Place.
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Historic New England
Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation.
Newport Restoration Foundation
Newport Restoration Foundation
The NRF promotes and invests in the architectural heritage of the Newport community.
Smith's Castle
Smith's Castle
The site of Roger Williams' historic trading post, the area is part of the ancestral homeland of the Narragansett tribe.
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The Rocky Hill Country Day School
Rocky Hill Country Day School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school located in East Greenwich.
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The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist
St. John the Evangelist began meeting in the Third Street home of Peter and Harriet Quire in 1875.
Town of Barrington
Town of Barrington
The town of Barrington, Rhode Island, founded in 1717.
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Town of Jamestown
The town of Jamestown, Rhode Island, founded in 1678.
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Town of Portsmouth
The town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, founded in 1638.
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Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Church in Newport, Rhode Island, has a rich history dating back to its founding in 1698.

Become a Partner

As we pause to reflect on this past year and all the many ways RISHM has been able to grow through your support, we wanted to take a moment to express our most sincere thanks. The important work RISHM does around commemorating the lives of the enslaved as well as open dialogues for racial understanding and healing would not be possible without you. Help us continue our work in 2024 & beyond.

– Charles & the RISHM Team

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