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

Education Health and Medicine

Clean Competition Fund Grants

Ongoing

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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Community

Community Grants

March 22, 2024

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

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Communities of Color

Community Organization Capacity Building Grants

Application Closed

This program is intended to support nonprofits led by Black, Latino, Indigenous, or Asian executive directors or other decision-makers within an organization.

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LGBTQ

Equity Action Grants

April 11, 2024

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

Application Closed

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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Human Services

Food Security Grants

Application Closed

Grants from this program fund local nonprofit organizations that address food insecurity for Rhode Island’s most vulnerable populations. The application for this program will open in 2024.

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Health and Medicine

Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island Grants

Application Closed

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

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Community

June Rockwell Levy Foundation Grants

Multiple Deadlines

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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Health and Medicine

Grants from Special Medical Funds

Application Closed

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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Health and Medicine

Medical Research Grants

Application Closed

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

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Community

Newport County Fund Grants

March 07, 2024

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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Community

North Smithfield Ambulance & Rescue Association Fund Grants

April 01, 2024

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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