• We Rely on You: RILF is a 501c(3) organization. Your donations help us to maintain, operate, and improve this living piece of Newport maritime history.
• Wildlife Refuge: Our goal is to keep the island habitable for migrating birds dependent on the ecosystem of Narragansett Bay.
• Unique Environmental Education: A program of year-round educational, eco-tourism opportunities for visitors.
How Your Donation Will Help
• Completion of the restoration of the island’s Fort Hamilton barracks, a rare example of the First System of Fortifications in the US
• Establishment of a maritime and military museum and classroom
• Restoration of the wildlife refuge and invasive species removal
• Enhance energy efficiency of our ‘off the grid’ Lighthouse to further reduce our low environmental impact
Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, all contributions are tax deductible.