Our Pro Bono Collaborative mobilizes Rhode Island law firms, law students and community organizations to provide desperately needed legal assistance for the underserved residents of the state. The unique program includes 10 major law firms, over 20 community-based organizations and several dozen law students.
An overview from Congressman David Cicilline on available resources to you in Rhode Island as a small business owner.
Customized, RI-specific resources for small businesses; Frequently asked questions, informational brochures, state & federal agency links and information, municipal/town information, business development corporations.
Training, workships & guidance on starting businesses & growing existing businesses; scholarships available for disadvantaged clients to attend initiative workshops & classes.
Receive business counseling and assistance on a broad range of topics from local experts through this volunteer organization.
Links to numerous business resources, contact information for local SBA office.
Local companies looking to hire interns or tap into consulting experience can call the center for assistance. They can use it to organize research or customize employee training programs.
Non-bank lender providing equity & debt financing for local businesses.
Learn options for filing various tax forms; download forms and publications related to small business tax issues; learn about relevant employment taxes, learn the basics of filing if self-employed; view webinars on small business topics, receive a free electronic mail service, and take advantage of online tolls like the Tax Calendar desktop tool.
Nonprofit Organization Resources
How to apply to be tax-exempt; annual reporting & filing; education, workshops, & seminars; how to stay exempt.
Builds the capacity of nonprofit organizations; programs, events, classes.