Funding Initiatives

Complementary Projects

Projects that further students’ educational experiences that complements the existing curricula and extra curricular activities.

Teaching & Learning Initiatives

Teaching and learning initiatives that go beyond the scope of those funded by the public schools of North Kingstown.

Community Impact

Working with the larger community to have a direct and immediate impact on a target audience.

Donate Now

Make a tax-deductible donation today.

The North Kingstown Educational Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was created in 2019 to meet the demand for greater support to our school district for student learning enrichment, in and out of the classroom.

NKEF awards grant money throughout the year for projects that further students’ educational experiences. Click to learn more.

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Our vision will not be possible without the generous support of donors who see the value of their investment. To donate, click here.

NKEF will organize or participate in events throughout the year to fundraise for our various initiatives. Click here to see our calendar.

Meet Our Board

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Robyn Albuquerque - President
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Dawn Masterson - Vice President
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Carol Vecchione - Treasurer

Our Story

Robyn Albuquerque and Dawn Masterson are co-founders of the North Kingstown Education Foundation, which was formed in 2019. They are both North Kingstown High School graduates and lifelong residents of North Kingstown who share a passion for giving back to the community. They are excited to be tackling this new venture together and look forward to building a well rounded foundation that will bridge partnerships with the community and the school district to benefit the future generations of North Kingstown.

Grants Committee

Kristine Bell, Grants Committee Co-Chair

Janet Lynch Griffith, Grants Committee Co-Chair

Events Committee

Media Committee

Fundraising Committee


Monthly Meeting Dates


May 18, 2022

June 15, 2022

August 17, 2022




Join us for our general public meeting every 3rd Wednesday of every other month at 6:30 pm.

Expectation : April and May 

In-Person: The Carriage Inn 

Virtual: Click Here 


Meeting Minutes

RI Certificate of Exemption

Media Release