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.

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

Application Closed

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

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Community

COVID-19 Response Fund Grants

Application Closed

This program provides flexible funding to nonprofit organizations at the forefront of COVID-19 response in RI. Due to overwhelming demand, we are pausing the application process to focus on fundraising. When additional funding is available we will update this information.

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LGBTQ

Equity Action Grants

April 15, 2021

Offering two types of grants, 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

Expansion Arts Grants

July 16, 2021

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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Arts & Culture

Subvención de Expansión de las Artes

Application Closed

El programa de Expansión de las Artes de Rhode Island ofrece asistencia financiera y de administración a organizaciones culturales y artísticas de foco comunitario y culturalmente diversas.

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Human Services

Food & Housing Security Grants

Application Closed

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

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Health and Medicine

Fund for Healthy Rhode Island Grants

Application Closed

Grants from this fund support place-based collaborations that address health disparities and improve population health in Rhode Island communities.

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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

August 13, 2021

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

October 29, 2021

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

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Community

Newport County Fund Grants

Application Closed

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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