Community Involvement

Rice Financial Products Company and its employees take great pride in supporting the communities in which we live and work. Below we have listed some of the civic, cultural and educational organizations the firm and its employees have supported in recent years, in both monetary and volunteer capacities.

100 Black Men (NY)

Albert G. Oliver Program (NY)

Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials (NC)

ALS Walk (NY) (Hudson Valley Chapter Committee Member)

American Heart Association

American Opportunity Foundation (Trustee)

American Red Cross

Anshe Emet Synagogue (IL)

A Place Called Home (CA)

Ariel Community Academy (IL)

Ariel Education Initiative (IL)

Arthur J. Dixon Elementary School (IL)

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Foundation (MD) (Trustee)

Bank Street College of Education (NY)

Bishop Sullivan Center – St. James Place (MO)

Boy Scouts of America (NJ)

Boys and Girls Club of America (NJ)

Buckeye Ranch (OH)

Campus Awareness, Resources & Empowerment (CARE) at Kennesaw State University (GA)

Center for Policy Alternatives (DC) (Chairman, Board Member)

Chappaqua Youth Soccer Club (NY) (Board Member, Coach)

Chicago Public Schools (IL)

Chicago Summer Business Institute (IL)

Children’s First Fund Junior Golf Program (IL)

Children’s Hospital of Columbus (OH)

Children Iternational (NY)

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (NY)

Children’s Peace Center (MD)

Children’s First Fund Junior Golf Program (IL)

College of DuPage (IL) (Treasurer’s Advisory Committee)

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (TX) (Board Member/Treasurer)

Council of Urban Professionals (NY)

Council on Foreign Relations (DC) (Board Member)

County Meals on Wheels of Oakland (CA)

Crisis Center for South Suburbia (IL)

Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce (TX)

DC Public Education Fund

Diocesan Investment Trust for the Episcopal Diocese of Newark (NJ) (Chairman)

Donors Choose (IL)

Eagle Academy Foundation (NY)

East Fishkill Girls Softball League (NY) (Treasurer)

Education Alliance (NY)

Financial Planning Association

Fordham University (NY)

Gay Men’s Health Crisis (NY)

George Bush Cape Arundel Classic for Gary’s House (ME)

Girl Scouts of America

Grace Episcopal Day School (MD) (Chairman)

Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL)

Habitat for Humanity

Hampton University Gala of Hope (VA)

Harvard Business School (MA)

Harvesters – The Community Food Network (MO)

Heart of Fort Bend (TX)

Hearts for Community Service (GA)

Helene Fuld Health Trust (NY)

Historic Eldorado Ballroom (TX)

Houston Community College (TX)

Houston Housing Finance Corporation (TX) (Board Member)

Howard University (DC)

Hyde Park Kenwood Legends Little League Baseball (IL)

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

Innocence Project of New York (Chairman)

International Rescue Committee (NY)

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. (NY)

Jarvis Christian College (TX) (Vice Chairman of the Board)

John H. Stroger, Jr., Charitable Foundation (IL)

John T. Pirie Elementary School (IL)

Kettering University (MI) (Board Member)

Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) (DC)

Leadership Foundation

Learning Leaders (Trustee)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Connecticut

Little League International (NJ) (Coach)

Local Leadership of Florida

McDermott Foundation/Haymarket Center (IL)

Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY)

Mississippi Minority Business Alliance

Morehouse College Glee Club (GA)

National Museum of Natural History (DC)

Music Fest Miami (FL)

Na’Aseh Social Justice Committee (IL)


National Association of Black Accountants

National Brain Tumor Society

National Commission on Energy Policy

National Conference of Black Mayors

National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Negro Education Emergency Drive

New Federal Theatre (NY) (Board Member)

New York State Association of Black & Puerto Rican Legislators

New York State Canal Corporation (Board Member)

New York State Thruway Authority (Board Member)

New York Urban League (Trustee)

Newark Public Radio (NJ)

Northeast Women in Public Finance (NY)

Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley (NY) (Treasurer)

Oakland Heritage Football Classic (CA)


Police Athletic League

Poly Prep Country Day School (NY) (Trustee)

Princeton University (NJ)

Project Row Houses – Howling on Dowling (TX)

Rainbow Push Coalition (IL) (Board Member)

Ranchers Ball (TX)

San Antonio Cancer Institute (TX)

Save the Children (NY)

Sierra College Foundation (CA)

Sobriety House

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Teaneck (NJ) (Warden for the Vestry)

St. Peter’s School (MO)

Stanford University – Graduate School of Business (CA)

Stanford University – Stanford Law School (CA)

StepAfrika! (DC)

Texas Legislative Internship Program

The Night Ministry (IL)

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC)

Trinity Church of Wall Street (NY)

United Negro College Fund

United Neighborhood Houses of New York (Board Member)

United Presbyterian Church of Plainfield (NJ)

United Seniors of Oakland (CA)

Unity Parenting (IL)

University of Maryland

University of Texas Law School Foundation Board (Member)

USA/NSA Athletic Foundation

Warrick Dunn Charities (FL, GA, LA)

Women in Public Finance

Women Investment Professionals (IL)

World Forum (Special Advisor)

Y-ME – National Breast Cancer Organization (IL)

Young Women’s Leadership Charter School (IL)

Zéta Boulé Foundation (NY)