Grants & Scholarships

Grant Opportunities

Each program has different purposes, application requirements, and deadlines. Carefully review the guidelines provided for each funding opportunity.

To browse through frequently asked questions about our grantmaking please visit the Grant Program FAQs page.

Please note that we have transitioned to a new grant application system. All returning and first-time applicants will need to create a new account by clicking here.

Grants

Educational Success Healthy Lives

Clean Competition Fund Grants

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Grants from this program are 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.

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Civic Life

Community Grants

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Community Grants support community-building activities in cities and towns throughout Rhode Island.

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Equity

Community Organization Capacity Building Grants

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This program is intended to support nonprofits led by Black, Latino, Indigenous, or Asian executive directors or other decision-makers within an organization. Please complete the Capacity Building Programs application to apply for this grant.

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Equity

Equity Action Grants

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Equity Action is committed to enacting social change by championing initiatives and organizations that encourage justice for, provide support to, and improve the quality of life of LGBTQ Rhode Islanders.

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Arts & Culture

Rhode Island Expansion Arts Program

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A collaboration between Rhode Island Foundation, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, and Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, this program offers funding and organizational assistance to community-based, culturally diverse arts and cultural organizations.

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Basic Human Needs

Food Security Grants

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Grants from this program fund local nonprofit organizations that address food insecurity for Rhode Island’s most vulnerable populations.

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Healthy Lives

Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island Grants

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Grants from this fund support projects focused on retaining a racially, culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse health workforce.

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Civic Life

June Rockwell Levy Foundation Grants

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Grants are made to 501(c )(3) organizations serving the communities of Providence County, with a preference for northern Rhode Island.

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Healthy Lives

Grants from Special Medical Funds

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Grants from this collection of funds support nonprofits engaged in work that impacts the health and healthcare of Rhode Islanders in several specific areas.

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Healthy Lives

Medical Research Grants

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Grants from this program provide seed funding for new independent investigators' research projects.

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Newport County Fund Grants

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The Newport County Fund offers competitive small grants, to nonprofit organizations serving one or more of the six cities and towns of Newport County.

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North Smithfield Ambulance & Rescue Association Fund Grants

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Grants support charitable programs and activities in North Smithfield. Please complete the Small Grant Programs application to apply for this grant.

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