We’re on a mission to help you achieve yours. The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation works with public, private and nonprofit partners to create the conditions for businesses in all sectors to thrive and to improve the quality of life for our citizens by promoting the state’s long-term economic health and prosperity. We offer business assistance, access to funding and red tape reduction for companies of all sizes. As a quasi-public agency, we are the official full-service, economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. We serve as a government and community resource to help businesses expand in, and relocate to, Rhode Island.
We assist companies with:
- Commercial real estate and property searches
- Business financing, renewable energy grants, and science and technology grants
- Tax credits and other incentives
- Workforce training and talent development
Rhode Island’s appeal as a tourist destination is a highly valuable asset for the overall economy. Our Tourism division works in partnership with local convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and private travel-related organizations to promote economic opportunity and prosperity for Rhode Island through both domestic and international tourism. Ethics Policy All officers, directors, and staff of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation are subject to the Rhode Island Code of Ethics (R.I. Gen. Laws § 36-14-1, et seq.).