State and Local

The official logo of Rhode Island Commerce represented by its name in blue font with white background.

Dedicated to stimulating economic growth in Rhode Island, the Commerce Corporation is a customer service-focused agency that invests in Rhode Island’s businesses. By helping to navigate the public sector, providing financing vehicles, deploying state incentives, and investing in networking opportunities, the Commerce Corporation is in the business of business.

The official logo of Rhode Island Manufacturing Assiocation (RIMA) represented by the letters R and I formed like a circle.

The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA) and its sister organization the Rhode Island Manufacturing Institute (RIMI; aka makeRI), are the unified voices of manufacturers throughout Rhode Island for legislative and regulatory issues, economic development, and education / workforce development.

The official logo of Polaris MEP represented by its name and the tagline 'Mabufacturing Forward'.

Polaris MEP offers operations improvement consulting and training. We help Rhode Island Manufacturers with their top line, bottom line and pipeline.

One of the Blue Economy Business logo designs represented by its name fit inside a circle with waves as background.

The Blue Economy is an area where Rhode Island has long dominated. The state is home to a wide range of maritime industries, including boat building and servicing; home to the largest independent steamship agency in North America; defense-related ship and submarine building; development of advanced materials and component boat/ship systems; ocean sciences and engineering; marine tourism; and the preservation of coastal communities and environments.

The official logo of Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance represented by the acronym SENEDIA.

The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) was formed to identify, champion and coordinate issues that contribute to our National security and provide benefit to our members, local communities, the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, and other Federal Government agencies.


The official logo of New England Institute of Technology represented by its seal and name in white font with blue background.

At New England Tech, we understand that each student may have unique learning styles. We provide ample student support to help each of you succeed in becoming job-ready upon graduation. Our academic programs will help you develop highly marketable technical and interpersonal skills employers are looking for.

The official logo of Davies Career & Technical High School represented by its name & tagline 'Educating Innovators for the 21st Century'.

At Davies Career and Technical High School in Lincoln, Rhode Island, we’re a lot like your local high school. Our students take four years of math and English; three years of science and social studies, and our classes are fully accredited. Students can play sports like basketball, softball, soccer, and baseball. They can run cross-country, attend after-school clubs and learn to build guitars, or perform forensics investigations. And when it comes time to attend college or decide on that next step after Davies, they can turn to their guidance counselors for support and a plan.

The official logo of Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) represented by its name in green font.

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

The official logo of Roger Williams University represented by its name in white font with blue background.

Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams’ philosophy, and what has been called his ‘lively experiment,’ nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.

The official logo of The University of Rhode Island Logo represented by its name in white font.

The University of Rhode Island is a diverse and dynamic community whose members are connected by a common quest for knowledge.

As a major research university defined by innovation and big thinking, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. That’s why we’re here

The official logo of Brown University represented by its seal and the word BROWN.

Brown is a nonprofit leading research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty and staff are driven by the idea that their work will have an impact in the world.


The official logo of Reshoring Initiative represented by its name and tagline 'Bringing Manufacturing Back Home'.

Reshoring is gaining momentum throughout the country. Many companies have already repatriated some of their manufacturing efforts, and the Reshoring Initiative is continuing to spread the “return-manufacturing-home” message to help other manufacturers realize America is an advantageous place to produce goods

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