Who We Are

Giving Back to Our Global Communities

The Rimini Street Foundation is privately funded by Rimini Street, Inc. and its global subsidiaries. It is a reflection of the values, hearts, and passion of Rimini Street as a company and individuals. We are on a mission to support humankind and share our company success by investing back into the communities we serve around the world through in-kind donations, employee time, and financial support. The Foundation's initial efforts were launched in 2015 in Las Vegas, and while Las Vegas remains our headquarters and hometown, our work has expanded across 6 continents and to over 350 charities.

This site features the organizations receiving community investments from the Foundation. If you are moved by what you read about a particular organization, we encourage you to contribute directly to them and/or sign up for volunteer activities on their websites.

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Supporting Humankind Around the World

Continents
6

Continents

Charities Supported
350+

Charities Supported

Volunteer Hours Donated
3250+

Volunteer Hours Donated

Who We Support

The Rimini Street Foundation launched its work with non-profit community organizations and schools in Las Vegas. Today, we work with organizations worldwide, across a wide variety of charities - from education, to social services, animal welfare, relief organizations, and more - to provide important community services and donations for our friends in need.

Committee Members

The Foundation’s global efforts are guided by a volunteer committee of employees serving rotating terms, each whom represent different communities around the world. The committee’s analysis of opportunities and recommendations drive the investment activities of the Foundation.

Janet Ravin
Janet Ravin
Committee Chair

Janet Ravin is the founder and Committee Chair of the Rimini Street Foundation, the privately funded charitable arm of Rimini Street, Inc. Drawing on her experience serving the community from the age of 6, she leads the global efforts of the Foundation with the Global Steering Committee, a rotating group of dedicated employees who volunteer their time and hearts to supporting the success of the Foundation across the communities we live in and serve.

Ms. Ravin is a strong advocate for literacy and education as long-term, sustainable solutions to ending generational poverty and the myriad of health, financial, and social challenges that accompany this dangerous, perpetuating cycle. She is a firm believer that all children and adults alike should dream big, think big, and dare to act big, and supports charities that are focused on literacy and empowerment.

When Ms. Ravin is not serving as the Committee Chair, she volunteers her time as a Board Member and Philanthropy Committee Chair of the American Red Cross Southern Nevada chapter.

Audrey Moresi
Audrey Moresi
Committee Lead

Audrey Moresi is an Employee Engagement Coordinator with Rimini Street. She has always had a passion for volunteering and giving back, as evidenced by her history of being a Girl Scout for 12 years and earning the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards. She still currently holds a lifetime membership to the Girl Scouts of America. She has organized, attended, and staffed numerous fundraising events throughout the years she spent in scouting. Additionally, she has experience in volunteer work for organizations such as the Mighty Twig Reading Rooms, Wings Resale Shops, and St. Nicholas Parish. In her time on the Rimini Street Foundation Committee of 2020, she was honored to help organize a volunteer event at the Pacific Garden Mission of Chicago.

Dee Owens
Dee Owens
Committee Secretary

Dee Owens serves as the Committee Secretary for the Rimini Street Foundation. She is an HR Special Projects Analyst at Rimini Street with a lifelong passion for volunteerism and community service. She was honored as a recipient of the Presidential Service Award in 2015 in recognition of her over 400 hours of service in the United States, Japan, Dominican Republic, and Spain. Dee is dedicated to public education and has supervised or contributed to public archaeology digs that allow high school students to experience their local history in a hands-on environment. Since joining Rimini Street, Dee has helped organize a volunteer event with Meals on Wheels Chicago and looks forward to putting her values into action through the Rimini Street Foundation’s work.

William Cahyadi
William Cahyadi
Singapore

Mr. William Cahyadi, based in Singapore, holds the position of a Sales Development Representative. He shares great enthusiasm for the Rimini Street Foundation’s programs which extends its hands to those in need across the globe.   

He fondly recalls his first-hand experience volunteering with his church, organizing a visit to an orphanage in Bantam, Indonesia. He and his fellow volunteers dedicated their time to entertaining the children of the organization, playing, teaching, and singing together. This event imprinted a deep love for community service for William.  

Mr. Cahyadi is honored for this opportunity to represent the South East Asia/Greater China region as a Foundation Committee member, and continues his personal commitment to contribute back to society

Phil Cullen
Phil Cullen
USA

Phil Cullen joins the Rimini Street Foundation in 2021 as the SVP, Global Operations at Rimini Street. Phil has both a passion for and history of serving his community. He brings his experience as a Math instructor at Mount Tamalpais College, formerly the Prison University Project, a full community college with all volunteer instructors serving the inmates of San Quentin State Prison. He continually actively supports causes such as Wounded Warriors and Guide Dogs for the Blind. He looks forward to providing aid and making a difference across the globe with the Rimini Street Foundation.

Neji Dhakouani
Neji Dhakouani
USA

This is Neji Dhakouani’s first year on the Rimini Street Foundation Committee. He is a compliance professional here at Rimini Street and since he joined the company, he has been very interested in supporting the Rimini Foundation through volunteerism and commitment. The Rimini Street Foundation’s mission has called out to him in such a special way that he decided to rise to the occasion and be more engaged. Neij’s North African roots and his cultural heritage align his views with poverty, sustainability, and gender equality causes. He is honored to be given this opportunity to be on this committee because he believes that we need to be the change we want to see in this world.

Jim Duggan
Jim Duggan
USA

Jim Duggan is currently the Vice President of Client Engagements for Rimini Street. Mr. Duggan is new to the Rimini Street Foundation but is not new to volunteering and being part of charitable organizations. Jim has been volunteering at St. John’s Soup Kitchen in Newark, NJ for the past 10 years. Volunteering at St John’s has become a family event where Jim’s wife Amy and their two children Bridget and Jack participate. In addition, Jim Duggan started and chaired the Ancient Order of Hibernian’s Golf Outing, which proceeds went to the Msgr. John P. McHugh Scholarship Fund. During his tenure over $100, 000 dollars was given to the Scholarship Fund and awarded to College Students in need.
Mr Duggan is also a member of the Friendly Sons of Shillelagh that hosts numerous charity events such as St. Baldricks’s Foundation for childhood cancer funding; Frank Schott Blood Drive; Luck O’ Pup pet adoption and fundraiser. Jim was awarded the Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Carina Friguglietti
Carina Friguglietti
Mexico

Ms. Carina Friguglietti, Field Marketing Director based in Mexico City, has been a proud cheerleader for the Rimini Street Foundation prior to her taking on the voluntary position as a Committee Member.  

As a strong advocate for children’s rights, Ms. Friguglietti is a long-term active donor for various NGOs in Latin America and has helped organize a volunteer activity for Team Mexico, supporting young adults and families living with intellectual limitations.  

Ronen Fox
Ronen Fox
Israel

Ronen Joined Rimini Street in 2019 as a Service Solution Architect. Giving back to the community and volunteering has always been an important part of his life since an early age. He has worked with disabled children teaching them photography, led a bicycle ride group, and held a weekly meeting of mediation and mindfulness for his community. Being on the Foundation committee is a great privilege and inspiration for Ronen.

Holly Kim
Holly Kim
Korea

Ms. Holly Kim’s commitment for community service began during her high school years in Bangkok, Thailand where she taught English to the locals and helped build a school campus in a small village near Chiangmai to further positively impact access and quality of education provided in the area.  

Since then, she has moved to South Korea to pursue her bachelor’s degree and has continued to teach English on a voluntary basis, this time for the seniors of “Ewha Social Services Center.”  

As a Committee Member representing the Rimini Street Foundation on behalf of Korea, Ms. Kim has helped organize volunteer activities and donations benefitting children in orphanages and in underserved regions of Seoul.  

Bopanna Machaiah
Bopanna Machaiah
India

Bopanna Machaiah is actively involved with a group of volunteers for in sapling plantation drive in and around his hometown of Coorg, India, to create awareness about the importance of conserving nature for the future. Besides volunteering for CSR initiatives through the Rimini Street Foundation, Bopanna has provided financial aid to a few NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) that run old age homes and orphanages for children in Bengaluru.

Amarendran Manicka
Amarendran Manicka
India

Amar Manickam believes that happiness is found in helping others, and helping others has always been a passion of his life. If you want to be happy, Amar believes, don’t see it in you, see it in another’s smile. He has volunteered by helping the local school by donating stationary, spending time with homeless people, and working to plant saplings. For Amar, it is not about how much we give, but how much love we put into giving. We may not all have the same amount of money, but as long as Amar has time to give, he is honored to be a part of the Rimini Street Foundation Committee since 2018.

Padmaja Manthena
Padmaja Manthena
India

Padma has been leading the CSR efforts on behalf of Rimini Street India since 2016, supporting student education. Padma worked with Mythri Association to fund student education, collaborated with Hyderabad Children’s Aid Society and organized health camps (general health, vision, dental), bought and distributed basic hygiene essential kits to children, and organized Management visits to meet children. Padma partnered with Hyderabad Deccan Round Table 189 for fund raising activities like Golf Tournament and representing Rimini India as a title sponsor during the Golf Award Night in 2018 and 2019. This fund was utilized to build a school block and toilet block at Zilla Parishad School at Papireddyguda, and she also participated in its inauguration. In association with HDRT 189, she was involved in distribution of Hearing Aids to children from Helen Keller Institute for Deaf. She worked with Ashray Akruti School to fund a computer lab for hearing challenged children, with Balavikas Educational Society for Disabled Children to fund student education in 2018 and 2019, and organized Management visits for their annual day celebrations. For Akshaya Vidya Tuition Centres run by Ekalavya Foundation, she extended support for running 10 centers supporting 300 children since 2019, refurbished laptops donation for tutors, participated in their annual celebrations, visited tutor training camps, and coordinated grocery distribution drive organized by Akshaya Vidya during Covid-19 lockdown. Padma also works in collaboration with the Rimini Street Foundation to process funds to approved charity organizations nominated by RSI Employees in the Employee Directed Grant Program. She is passionate about making a difference to the society and that reflects in her diverse efforts over the years. She has been privileged to serve Rimini Street Foundation since 2016 as a Steering Committee Member, and has been the pillar behind all the CSR efforts on behalf of Rimini Labs.

Grace Shanmugam
Grace Shanmugam
Australia

Grace Shanmugam is an executive assistant for Australia & Oceania here at Rimini Street. Having lived in a missionary family upbringing and witnessed the charitable and missionary work her parents were involved with in Russia, Estonia and China, Grace is very excited to share her experience and contribute to RSI Foundation. Grace has participated in several half marathon events in Sydney as a runner to raise funds for charity. She is honored to be part of this committee as she strongly believes that if one has the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

Rita de Cassia Silva
Rita de Cassia Silva
Brazil

Rita de Cassia Silva is very excited to be a part of the Rimini Street Foundation committee. She believes that volunteer work is a great opportunity to acquire knowledge, gain skills, and grow as a human being. She feels that volunteer work makes us more sensitive to the pain of others. She volunteers through her local church to help and work with homeless people, needy families, and other low-income people. Through this work, she and other volunteers visit the needy and take them not only food for their physical body, but also words of encouragement and happiness that feed their souls. In the past, she participated as a volunteer teacher in a teaching project in a church in São Paulo. Currently, she helps financially with food donations to less fortunate people.

Kenji Uegaki
Kenji Uegaki
Japan

This is going to be Kenji Uegaki’s first year on the Rimini Street Foundation Committee. He joined the company in July 2021, and he has been impressed by and respects how much Rimini Street values contributing to global society in an effort to make it a better place, in addition to its business activities. He has never seen a company valuing social responsibility to this degree throughout his career before Rimini Street. In his personal life, he has been donating clothes to refugee camps in the world via the program run by Uniqlo, and he has been a supporter of the United Nations World Food Programme and Doctors Without Borders for about 6 years now.

Sricharitha Yasa
Sricharitha Yasa
India

Volunteering and community work is not only a big part of Sricharitha Yasa’s life, but also in the life of her family. She and her family give back in many ways, including visiting orphanages on special occasions like birthdays and her marriage anniversaries to provide them lunch and dinner, helping needy children with study materials like books and stationary items, and providing sanitary items to young women to help them maintain personal hygiene. She also spends time with the residents of a local elderly care facility and loves listening to their experiences and providing them with some aid. Sricharitha takes part in caring for the earth by planting native flora in her spare time. She is excited to help the Foundation Committee with another year of helping make the world a better place.

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