The Providence Foundation is a private sector, not-for-profit organization. It is supported by 140 of the leading companies and institutions in Rhode Island.

The Foundation has been working for 40 years to revitalize downtown Providence and create a success story that will provide long term economic and social benefits to the citizens of Rhode Island. This effort is being recognized nationally. For example, the Waterplace Park/River Relocation project has received numerous awards from national groups who have cited the project as one of the nation’s best waterfront revitalization projects.