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

Community

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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Community

North Smithfield Ambulance & Rescue Association Fund Grants

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Grants support charitable programs and activities in North Smithfield.

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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.

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Civics and Public Records

Joseph O’Neill Ott Fund Grants

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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.

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Community

Mary LeMoine Potter Fund Grants

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Grants support organizations and projects primarily benefiting residents of the historic village of Kingston.

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Education

Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund Grants

Ongoing

Grants from this program support human services and healthcare, with a focus on the homeless; education and youth; arts and culture; and responsible and ethical journalism.

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Communities of Color

Fund of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children Grants

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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 Community

Rhode Island Census 2020 Fund Grants

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Rhode Island Census 2020 Outreach Grants support one-time or periodic activities to raise awareness about the census.

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Arts & Culture

Rhode Island Expansion Arts Emergency Relief Program

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A one-time grant opportunity for all Rhode Island Expansion Arts Program Alumni and Cohort

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Civics and Public Records

Rhode Island Supreme Court Historical Society Fund Grants

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Grants from this fund support nonprofits that provide programs, preserve artifacts and records of the court system, publish works about Rhode Island legal history, and offer public forums about Rhode Island legal and constitutional history.

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Arts & Culture

Aaron Roitman Chamber Music Fund Grants

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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

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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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