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

Community Health and Medicine

Opioid Settlement Impact and Recovery Grants

Application Closed

This grant program aims to support programming for trauma supports for RI first responders; organizations that serve families of people who use drugs; and organizations that support people impacted by substance/opioid use by providing necessity-related 'care packages'

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Organizational Development

Organizational Development Grants

Multiple Deadlines

These grants support a variety of activities that strengthen and improve nonprofits' organizational efficiency and effectiveness, Please complete the Capacity Building Programs application to apply for this grant.

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Civics and Public Records

Joseph O’Neill Ott Fund Grants

May 13, 2024

Grants support the preservation of original historical manuscripts and documents, and municipal records from the 19th century or earlier for smaller cities and towns in Rhode Island. Please complete the Small Grant Programs application to apply for this grant.

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Community

Mary LeMoine Potter Fund Grants

March 11, 2024

Grants support organizations and projects primarily benefiting residents of the historic village of Kingston. Please complete the Small Grant Programs application to apply for this grant.

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Communities of Color

Fund of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children Grants

March 31, 2024

Grants from this fund are made to benefit organizations serving Black children who live in greater Providence.

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Civics and Public Records

Rhode Island Supreme Court Historical Society Fund Grants

May 13, 2024

Grants from this fund support nonprofits that provide programs, preserve artifacts & records of the court system, publish works about RI legal history, & offer public forums about RI legal & constitutional history. Complete the Small Grant Programs application to apply.

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Arts & Culture

Aaron Roitman Chamber Music Fund Grants

Application Closed

Grants from this program support the promotion and performance of quality professional chamber music in Rhode Island.

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Civics and Public Records

Herman H. Rose Civic, Cultural and Media Access Fund Grants

Application Closed

Two types of grants are available: 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.

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Communities of Color

Juanita Sánchez Community Fund Grants

Application Closed

Grants support organizations enriching the lives of Latinos in Rhode Island.

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Women and Girls

Miss Swinburne Fund Grants

April 08, 2024

This program provides annual awards to nonprofit organizations that support the self-sufficiency and independence of girls and women in Newport County. Please complete the Small Grant Programs application to apply for this grant.

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