Your support is key to opening doors in Rhode Island.

Doors Open Rhode Island is inspired by the belief that it’s through being welcomed inside the hidden gems of our communities — meeting their caretakers and learning their stories — that we become connected to people and place. We take care of and pride in what we know and love.

In this sense, we aim to transform our residents into advocates for our built environment and ambassadors for Rhode Island.

Cathedral of St. John, Providence RI. Photo Doors Open RI

Make a Contribution

We’re a small nonprofit trying to do big things, and your contributions will go a long way to making Doors Open RI successful and sustainable. While the festival is free for visitors, it isn’t free to organize. Your support will fund programmatic and organizational necessities such as our public programs, supplies, event guides, signage, marketing and staffing. Please consider making a donation to Doors Open Rhode Island today.

Checks can be made out to our fiscal sponsor Preserve RI with Doors Open Rhode Island in the memo line.

Mailing Address:

Doors Open RI c/o Preserve RI
957 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02904

Join us as a Sponsor

We’re proud to work with our sponsors to provide Rhode Island residents and visitors the chance to explore the hidden treasures of our state. Doors Open RI gives these companies and organizations the opportunity to showcase their civic pride and connect with the diverse audience that we’ll attract through our program series and annual festival weekend.
The Doors Open RI Festival offers sponsors extensive brand activation opportunities. To learn more, please review our sponsorship opportunities and contact
View our Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank You to all of our Crowdfunders!

Doors Open Rhode Island led a successful crowdfunding campaign in the spring of 2016, raising $15,000.  We continue to be deeply humbled by the generosity of our supporters. Many thanks to all of you who made a contribution. We couldn’t have done this without your support!

Alan Harlam • Alden Richards • Alec Beckett • Aleta Margolis • Aletheia J. Wittman • Alyssa Anderson • Amelia C. Friedman • Amy Palmer • Amy Stevens Hammond • Ann L. Eisenmenger • Anne and Dan Evans • Anne Cotton • Anne Roberts • Antonio E. Fonseca • B. Elmudesi Krogh • Barbara H. Gordon • Berit Hoff • Bryn B. Pernot Caroline Mailloux • Cayla Skillin-Brauchle • Charles Brent Runyon • Charlotte Nuanes • Chelsi Hill Lemaster • Cheryl A. Bachand • Christina Bertoni • Christina Bevilacqua • Daniel B. Pinkert • Daniel E. Lempa • David A Ames • David Flink • Denise M. Pelletier • Diane Gerrish • Donovan Loucks • Edmund J. McDevitt • Elisabeth Johnston • Elizabeth Crawford • Elizabeth Francis • Elon Cook • Emily Eagle • Emily Sellon • Erik Osheim • Erika Smith Frances • M. Tiver Frank • Greve and Jane Chalmers • Geralyn K. Lobel • Graham Nye • James D. Seymour • Jennifer Fonseca • Jennifer K. Bramley • Jennifer Masengarb • Jennifer Vincent • Jessica David • Jessica S. Mandel • Jill Terrell-Ouazzani • Joanna Cassino • Joelle D. Kanter • JoEllen Hockenbrough • Johanna Lerma • John A. Glasson • Judith Stevens • Kara Noto • Karen Stevens • Katherine C. Heller • Katherine H. Stalker • Katherine Hypolite • Katherine L. Stevens • Katherine Vogel • Katie McDonald • Kim Clark • Kirk Monroe • Kristen M. Costa • Kristopher D. Nolte • Kyla Page • L Nye Stevens • Laura A. Duclos • Lauren B. Maunus • Leah Burgin • Leah Coccari Swift • Lynne Tobin • Madeleine T. Raymond • Manuel Cordero • Marena Wisniewski • Margaret U. Goddard • Mariamma Devassy-Schwob • Marian L. Murray • Marisa A. Brown • Mary H. Carpenter • Mary Jo Kaplan • Maya Faulstich-Hon • Michael Begley • Molly Bowen • Molly Kerker • Naeem M. Mia • Nancy MCClure • Nancy W. Cook • Natalia Carrizosa • Nathan Storring • New Media Film Festival • Nikilesh Eswarapu • Orr Menirom • Peter J. Lutz • Polly Hubbard • Rajan Stevens • Rajiv Kumar • Richard Katzman • Richard Park • Robyn S. Schroeder • S. P. Fortunato • Sara F. Rolen • Sarah Dylla • Scott M. Malloy • Scott Warren • Serena Wiltshire • Simo Ouazzani • Stacy Segal • Steve Gantner and Daphne Petty • Steven G McCloy • Steven Lubar • Susan H Coco • Susan Matthews • Susan Smulyan • Susan V. Pappas • Susannah L. Stevens • Teresa S. Blackwelder • Tess Gruenstein • Trang Duong • Victoria L Rogers • Viraj Sikand • William J. Allen • Yael Assor • Zohar Frank

And thank you to all of our Anonymous Donors!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

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Special Thanks to our Sponsors

a project supported by

With Additional Support From:

AAA NortheastBarbara Sokoloff Associates and DBVW Architects Inc.

Unless otherwise noted all photography provided by Design Imaging Studios.

The Doors Open Rhode Island Festival is made possible [in part] by a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeds, supports, and strengthens public history, culture heritage, civic education, and community engagement for all Rhode Islanders.