Archive, Document, Display, and Disseminate (ADDD) Fund: Library Challenge Grants provide added funding for library campaigns to meet local needs. Media Project Grants assure greater access to information through archiving, documenting, displaying, and/or disseminating information.
Deadline: January 13, 2017
Arts in Academics: Supports educational projects that integrate art disciplines into other core academic subjects.
Deadline: October 27, 2017
Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund: Supports youth development and mentoring for African American/Black youth and the promotion of the history, achievements, and culture of the African American/Black community.
Deadline: September 15, 2017
Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund: Supports Jewish community charitable organizations located in and serving the greater Providence area.
Deadline: June 9, 2017
Clean Competition Fund: For education, outreach, scientific projects, and clinical or basic research involving appropriate medical uses or long-term health implications of human growth hormone (“hGH”) use or use of other performance-enhancing substances.
Community Grants: For community-building activities in cities and towns throughout Rhode Island.
Deadline: March 31, 2017
Equity Action: Champions initiatives and organizations that serve Rhode Island’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.
Deadline: April 13, 2017 for project and capacity-building grants; applications for small grants are accepted on an ongoing basis
Expansion Arts: Provides funding and technical assistance to small and emerging arts and humanities organizations that serve culturally-specific communities.
Deadline: The next application deadline will be late in 2017.
Programa de Expansion Arts: Provee fondos y asistencia técnica a pequeñas organizaciones emergentes, las cuales se ocupan a promulgar actividades de carácter artístico y cultural a sus comunidades.
Plazo: El siguiente plazo de solicitud estará a finales de 2017.
Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island: Aims to strengthen the primary care system by offering grants that improve access to primary care for Rhode Islanders.
Deadline: The next application deadline will be in 2018; please check back.
Medical Research Funds: Provide seed funding for new independent investigators' research projects.
Deadline: The next application deadline will be in Fall, 2017; please check back.
Joseph O’Neill Ott Fund: Supports the preservation of original historical manuscripts and documents and municipal records of the smaller cities and towns in Rhode Island from the 19th century and earlier.
Deadline: March 10, 2017
Program for Animal Welfare: Supports animal humane education and treatment.
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Program for the Blind: Supports services for the blind and visually impaired in Rhode Island.
Deadlines: May 5, 2017 for summer camps and summer programs for Rhode Island children with low-vision and blindness; September 15, 2017 for programs focused on vision research and support services for the blind and visually impaired.
RIGHA Foundation Fund: Supports projects, programs, and organizations that support healthcare in Rhode Island. The fund does not directly support medical research.
Deadline: August 28, 2017
RI Supreme Court Historical Society Fund: Supports nonprofits that provide programs, preserve artifacts and records of the court system, publish works about Rhode Island legal history, and offer public forums about Rhode Island legal and constitutional history.
Deadline: March 10, 2017
Aaron Roitman Chamber Music Fund: For the promotion and performance of quality professional chamber music in Rhode Island.
Deadline: Applications are accepted every other year; next deadline is October 27, 2017
Juanita Sánchez Fund: Supports organizations enriching the lives of Hispanics in Rhode Island.
Deadline: September 29, 2017
Spark Grants: Small, flexible grants to support teachers with innovative ideas to “spark” students’ love for learning and reading.
Deadline: The application period is now closed; please check back for the 2017 deadline.
Special Medical Funds: Support nonprofits engaged in work that impacts the health and healthcare of Rhode Islanders in five specific areas.
Deadline: The next application deadline will be in Spring, 2017; please check back.
Barrington District Nursing Association Fund: Supports programs that ensure the physical and mental health and well-being of Barrington residents.
Deadline: February 10, 2017
Bristol Female Charitable Society: Funds East Bay nonprofit organizations, with a preference for those providing services in Bristol.
Deadline: August 18, 2017
Chariho Community Innovative Projects Fund: Supports creative projects developed by teachers, students, or community members in Chariho school district.
Deadline: Please refer to Community 2000 education foundation website
Fund of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children: Benefits organizations serving Black children who live in greater Providence.
Deadline: Annually on March 31
June Rockwell Levy Foundation: Grants to 501 (c )(3) organizations, with priority to organizations serving the communities of Providence and Northern Rhode Island.
Deadline: March 10 for applications pertaining to after-school or out-of-school time youth serving programs; 10th of every odd-numbered month for all other applications
Newport County Fund Small Grants: Benefit the communities of Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, and Tiverton.
Deadline: February 16, 2017
North Smithfield Ambulance & Rescue Association Fund: Supports charitable programs and activities in North Smithfield.
Deadline: March 24, 2017
Ponaganset Education Fund: Supports creative projects developed by teachers, students, or community members in Foster-Glocester school district.
Deadline: Please refer to Ponaganset Education Foundation website
Mary LeMoine Potter Fund: Benefits organizations serving Kingston village.
Deadline: February 24, 2017
South Kingstown Education Foundation: Supports creative projects developed by teachers, students, or community members in South Kingstown school district.
Deadline: Please refer to South Kingstown Education Foundation website
Miss Swinburne Fund: Supports nonprofits that offer charitable programs and services for women and girls in Newport County.
Deadline: April 7, 2017
Westerly Education Endowment Fund: Supports creative projects developed by teachers, students, or community members in Westerly school district.
Deadline: Please refer to Westerly Education Endowment Fund website