“The environment, science, education and health - these are the sparks that drive the Foundation.”
Individuals and organizations that search for the next big idea are our passion; funding new ideas and technologies for the purpose of making the world better.
To increase long-term success for the planet, the history in our community -- people and places -- needs to be understood and preserved.
The world needs to be sustainable for future generations. The Foundation funds projects that promote progress and growth on local and global levels.
“We fund innovative thinking. New and creative ideas...”
InnovationLab at St. Michael’s Country Day School
To nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs, St. Michael's is building a maker's lab. This Aquidneck Island elementary school is providing young children the opportunity and exposure to create, build and play -- elevate education and technology.
Learn more at smcds.org/maker-lab
Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute (NPNI) at RI Hospital
An opportunity to make a powerful impact on neurosciences and state of Rhode Island. This Institute promotes talented and innovative research, has created economic development for the state, and supports progress in the arena's of health and technology.
Learn more at lifespan.org
Commemorative Air Force
Military aviation is in the de Ramel bloodline, and supporting the history and preservation of aviation in the United States is a natural extension of the Foundation's work.
Learn more at https://www.commemorativeairforce.org
The promotion of health and wellness through a community partnership -- local Skate enthusiasts and local government working together for the youth and their sport. This will be the only SkatePark on Aquidneck Island when it is completed.
Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/newnewportskatepark/
North Country School
Supporting education is a key focus of the Foundation. Our work with NCS/NTT is an opportunity to shift out of the local community to connect with new ideas and creative thinking.
Learn more at https://www.northcountryschool.org/about-us