Community

Rice Financial and its employees take great pride in supporting the communities where we live and work. The many civic, cultural and educational organizations the firm and its employees have supported in monetary and volunteer capacities include those shown below.

4GOOD (NY) 100 Black Men (NY)
Albert G. Oliver Program (NY) Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials (NC) Alameda County Family Justice Center (CA) ALS Walk (NY) American Heart Association American Opportunity Foundation 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) August Martin High School (NY)
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Foundation (MD) Bank Street College of Education (NY) Bethany Baptist Church (NY) Bishop Sullivan Center – St. James Place (MO) Boykin Spaniel Rescue, Inc. (NJ) 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) Chappaqua Youth Soccer Club (NY) Chicago Public Schools (IL) Chicago Summer Business Institute (IL) Children’s First Fund Junior Golf Program (IL) Children’s Hospital of Columbus (OH) Children International (NY) Children’s Museum of Manhattan (NY) Children’s Peace Center (MD) Children’s First Fund Junior Golf Program (IL) College of DuPage (IL) Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (TX) Council of Urban Professionals (NY) Council on Foreign Relations (DC) County Meals on Wheels of Oakland (CA) Crawford/Walton Scholarship Fund (GA) 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) Donors Choose (IL)
Eagle Academy Foundation (NY) East Fishkill Girls Softball League (NY) Education Alliance (NY)
Financial Planning Association Fordham Black and Hispanic MBA Association (NY) Fort Bend County Ranchers’ Ball (TX) Friendship Public Charter Schools (DC)
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) Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral (NY) Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) Virgil I. Grissom Middle School (NY)
Habitat for Humanity Hampton University Gala of Hope (VA) Harvard Business School (MA) Harvest Ball (NJ) 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 Minority Male Initiative (TX) Houston Housing Finance Corporation (TX) Howard University (DC) Hyde Park Kenwood Legends Little League Baseball (IL)
Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence Innocence Project of New York Institute of Music for Children (GA) Interfaith Hospitality Network (NJ) International Rescue Committee (NY)
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. (NY) Jarvis Christian College (TX) John H. Stroger, Jr., Charitable Foundation (IL) John Starks Foundation (NY) John T. Pirie Elementary School (IL)
Kettering University African American Alumni Scholarship Endowment (MI) Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) (DC)
Leadership Foundation Learning Leaders Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (CT) Little League International (NJ) Local Leadership of Florida
McDermott Foundation/Haymarket Center (IL) Mentor and Match (CA) Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY) Mississippi Minority Business Alliance Morehouse College Glee Club (GA) Municipal Forum Youth Education Fund (NY) Music Fest Miami (FL)
Na’Aseh Social Justice Committee (IL) NAACP National Action Network (NY) 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 National Museum of Natural History (DC) Negro Education Emergency Drive New Federal Theatre (NY) New York State Association of Black & Puerto Rican Legislators New York State Canal Corporation New York State Thruway Authority New York Urban League Newark Public Radio (NJ) Northeast Women in Public Finance (NY) Notre Dame Club of the Mid‐Hudson Valley (NY)
Oakland Heritage Football Classic (CA)
PBS Police Athletic League Poly Prep Country Day School (NY) Princeton University (NJ) Project Row Houses – Howling on Dowling (TX)
Rainbow Push Coalition (IL) Rainbow Push Wall Street Project (NY) Ranchers Ball (TX) Read to Lead (NY)
San Antonio Cancer Institute (TX) Save the Children (NY) Sigma Pi Phi (NY) Sierra College Foundation (CA) Sobriety House St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Teaneck (NJ) 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 Natalie Fund (IL) The Night Ministry (IL) The Valerie Fund (NJ) Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) Trinity Church of Wall Street (NY)
United Negro College Fund United Neighborhood Houses of New York United Presbyterian Church of Plainfield (NJ) United Seniors of Oakland (CA) Unity Parenting (IL) University of Maryland University of Texas Law School Foundation Board USA/NSA Athletic Foundation
Warrick Dunn Charities (FL, GA, LA) Women in Public Finance Women Investment Professionals (IL) World Forum
Y‐ME – National Breast Cancer Organization (IL) Young Women’s Leadership Charter School (IL)
Zéta Boulé Foundation (NY)

A History of Diversity

Rice Financial is 100% Black owned and has been a leader in providing opportunities for people of color in the financial markets for nearly 30 years. Although we employ people of different ethnicities and races, the majority of our employees are persons of color.

Rice Financial works proactively to promote equal opportunity for all, including

  • Championing industry practices that promote minority inclusion
  • Educating municipal clients on the merits of syndicate structures and policies that improve opportunities for disadvantaged firms
  • Teaming with the Department of Education to secure funding for HBCUs
  • Fostering professional growth with a focus on diversity
  • Helping young people matriculate to Ivy League schools through an internal scholarship program
  • Hiring HBCU graduates

Smart. Creative. Rice.

Our company and our employees are dedicated to making a difference in the many communities we serve.