1829 Legacy Fund Grants
The 1829 Legacy Fund, formerly the Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund, was established at the Rhode Island Foundation in 2012 with the transfer of assets from the Providence Journal Charitable Foundation which had been awarding grants since 1956.
The Fund supports qualified nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services in the following areas:
- Human services and healthcare, with a focus on the homeless
- Education and youth
- Arts and culture
- Responsible and ethical journalism
Please note that the primary geographic focus for funding is Rhode Island.
Applicants may apply once per calendar year and can expect to receive a funding decision within approximately three months of applying.
Application deadlines for 2023 are March 20, June 19, September 18, and November 27.
A complete application includes:
- Completed online application form *
(All applications must be submitted through our online system.)
* If you already have started this online application, please log in to your account page to edit the application that is in progress.
This is a donor advised fund with advisors making grant recommendations to the Foundation.