Whether you make a one-time gift, join our sustainer campaign by establishing a monthly or quarterly recurring gift, make a gift of stock, or plan to leave a legacy to the Council we are truly grateful for your support. Explore the many giving options detailed below and contact the office with any questions.
Annual gifts to the Council ensure the high-quality public humanities programming and partnerships we support throughout the state of Rhode Island. As an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities relies on donations from individuals, families, foundations, and businesses who are essential to this public-private partnership.
Establishing a recurring gift to the Council helps sustain Rhode Island’s humanities community. With the flexibility to make your gift monthly, quarterly, or annually you can make a big difference with the commitment that’s right for your budget and philanthropic goals!
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities now accepts gifts of stock. Be sure to let us know when you make a stock donation so we can properly credit the gift to the Humanities Council. Contact Rachael Jeffers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 401.273.2250 and provide the following information:
Donor’s Name and contact information
Broker’s name and phone number
Name/Trading symbol of shares
Number of shares
Anticipated date of transfer
Your broker will need the following information to make the transfer to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities:
Account Name: Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
Broker: Citizens Investment Services
Account ID: N6A 053376
Tax ID: 05-0376246
Once the gift has been transferred to our account, our bank will sell the shares and report the amount of the proceeds to the Humanities Council. We will send you a letter acknowledging the gift.
Would you like to make sure that the Council is supported in the years beyond your lifetime? By designating the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities as a beneficiary in your will, for your qualified retirement funds (IRA, 401k, or 403b), or on your life insurance policies, your heirs can pay fewer estate taxes and you can leave a legacy too. With a legacy gift, you will continue to make a difference in the world, year after year, through the work of the Council.
The Council hosts an annual Celebration of the Humanities each October to mark National Arts & Humanities Month. Proceeds from the event support culture, history, education, and civic engagement in our state.
Want to seed, support, and strengthen a specific Council initiative or grantmaking program?
Because the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities is a 501(c)(3), we are eligible for United Way’s Open Donor Choice Program. If you give through United Way, please consider designating the Council (on your donation form) as your charity of choice.