With an annual operating budget of roughly $3.6 million dollars, John Hope Settlement House benefits from a small endowment, funds raised through an Annual Fund Campaign, Board support, individual donations, and private and public grants.

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We rely on a wide variety of funding sources in our daily efforts to support children and families and improve the quality of life in this our shared community. Please contact our Development Office at or 401-421-6993, to share the news of your personal gift or to recommend potential funding opportunities you believe align well with the John Hope Settlement House mission and services.


Our ability to effectively implement a wide range of quality services is strengthened through our small but growing network of volunteer support. John Hope Settlement House volunteers represent a broad cross section of age, race, ethnicity and educational background. These dedicated individuals lend their time and talent to our wide array of services. Please check back here regularly to learn more about volunteer opportunities at John Hope.