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Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

RISD is a professional school based in Providence, RI that was founded in 1877. As of 2019 they had $221 million in revenue and $696 million in assets.

RISD's mission is to educate its students & the public in the creation and appreciation of works of art & design, to discover & transmit knowledge & to make lasting contributions to a global society through critical thinking, scholarship & innovation.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Risd Technical Association.

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Program areas at RISD

Education - Rhode Island School of Design was founded in 1877, making it one of the first art and Design schools in the us. Approximately 2,500 students from around the world are engaged in liberal art studies and rigorous, studio-based learning at risd, where they choose from 19 studio majors and earn bachelor's or master's degrees in the fine arts, architecture or art education. Each year, more than 5,800 children and adults also access our specialized studio facilities through risd continuing education courses.

Museum - the risd museum was founded on the belief that art, artists, and the institutions that support them play pivotal roles in promoting broad civic engagement and creating more open societies. The risd museum educates and inspires students and the public through exhibitions, lectures, tours, workshops and publications and provides free access to digital images of public domain materials in the collection for any purpose. We want our collection, scholarship, and interpretive content to be accessed, distributed, and reused by everyone.

Form 990s for RISD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12May 7, 2019990EZView PDF
2018-06Aug 2, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Aug 21, 2018990EZView PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 22, 2017990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for RISD

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,874,858
Program services$161,819,046
Investment income and dividends$5,679,741
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$43,111,987
Net income from gaming activities and fundraising events, combined$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$335,590
Total revenues$221,821,222

Vendors for RISD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-09-17
██████Fundraising software2020-09-17
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-09-17
█████████Content management system software2020-09-17
████████ ███████Marketing software2020-09-17
█████ █████ ███████ ██████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-08-26
████Investment management; Insurance2019-12-31
█████ ███ ███████ ██ ████Accounting (including auditing)$12,3002019-12-31
...and 13 more vendors

Personnel at RISD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Hong KongPresident , Alumni Association Chief Executive Officer , Chinachem Group / President, Alumni Association CEO, Chinachem Group-Oct. 3, 2020
Samuel B SolomonChief Financial Officer$150,776June 30, 2018
█████ ████████Chief Marketing and Communications Officer-Oct. 3, 2020
████ ███████Chief Information Officer-Oct. 3, 2020
██████ █████President's Chief of Staff and Communications-Oct. 3, 2020
█████ ██████Senior Vice President of Finance$0Oct. 3, 2020
███████ ████Vice President of Human Resources$205,692Oct. 3, 2020
█████ █ ████████Vice President of Strategic Initiatives$177,108June 30, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President of Enrollment-Oct. 3, 2020
█████ ██████Vice President for Enrollment Management-Aug. 8, 2019
...and 13 more key personnel

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