Through partnerships and individual generosity, RISD is able to provide a world-class art and design education to the leaders of the future. Show your support by giving now.

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Corporate partnerships

From sponsored studios and exhibitions to support for research labs and courses, corporations have made important investments in art and design education at RISD. Some of RISD's partner's include:

RISD coporate partners

Cessna
Chronicle Books
ESPN
Fabricut
General Electric
Hasbro
JC Penny
Johnson & Johnson
Kikkerland Design, Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
LEGO Education
Levi Strauss & Company
Maharam
MASS Design Group
MassMutual
Nike
P’kolino
Saint-Gobain
Samsung
Sotheby’s
Starwood Hotels and Resorts
Steinway & Sons
Swarovski
Temes S.A.
Textron, Inc.
Toshiba
Unilever
VELUX

Foundation support

RISD is grateful for the many foundation grants that have helped to advance our mission. Support from local, national and international foundations has been essential to the growth of the college, the RISD Museum and Continuing Education programs:

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Angell Foundation
Champlin Foundation
Environmental Bamboo Foundation
Foundation for Luso-American Development
George I. Alden Trust
Hope Foundation
Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation
Rhode Island Foundation
van Beuren Charitable Foundation
William Randolph Hearst Foundation

Resources for corporate and foundation partners

Get in touch

If your corporation or foundation is interested in partnering with RISD, please contact:

Babette Allina
Director of Government and Corporate Relations
401 454-6317
ballina@risd.edu