Rhode Island Grants and Foundations

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Last Updated: February 23, 2021
Date Published: February 23, 2021

Baystate Charitable Foundation - ME, VT, NH, MA, RI

The mission of the Baystate Charitable Foundation, established in 1999, is to raise money through various events to support local New England area charities. Two of the major charities that Baystate Financial supports are the DCF Kids Fund and Friends of the Children–

Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp.,

The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp., a nonprofit tax–exempt entity established by attorneys from Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP, has launched a Community Grant Program. Created to support frontline educators who often do not have a voice in funding decisions, the program will subsidize small, concrete projects to improve inner–city education in Boston, Hartford, Providence, or New York City.

Champlin Foundations

The Champlin Foundations make direct grants to tax exempt organizations, substantially all in Rhode Island, mostly for capital needs. Capital needs may consist of equipment, construction, renovations, the purchase of real property and reduction of mortgage indebtedness. One important goal is to fund tax exempt organizations within Rhode Island that will have the greatest impact on the broadest possible segment of the population. Another important goal is t…

Citizens Bank Charitable Foundation - CT, DE, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT

Citizens Financial Group, Inc., through its banking subsidiaries, is guided by the belief that the strength of our company is tied to the strength of the communities where we do business. Today, our banks support numerous organizations through community and public relations departments and our charitable foundations. Areas of Giving Interest: Citizens gives priority consideration for charitable grants to programs that: Promote affordable housing; Encourage…

CVS Charitable Trust - Multiple States

The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, is a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation. The mission of the Charitable Trust is to provide funding for health care, education and community involvement initiatives in CVS Caremark communities. The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust focuses primarily on supporting children with disabilities. Grants are also awarded to nonprofits providing healthcare to the uninsured and to Pharmacy Colleges and Universities….

Dorot Foundation

The Foundation’s grantmaking demonstrates a commitment to the Jewish past, present and future by supporting activities in the areas of funding interest: Education, Cultural Institutions, Social Change in Israel, Community Fund.

Dunn Foundation

Awards for K–12 educational programs and adult visual environmental education. Emphasis on community and the environment.

Emma G. Harris Foundation

The Emma G. Harris Foundation was established in 1965 to support technical, industrial, household, and domestic training programs for young adults. The application deadline for the Emma G. Harris Foundation is September 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions before December 31. Application to the Harris Foundation is a two–step process. All proposals must be approved by the Rhode Island Board of Education before submission to the Foundatio…

Frank B. Hazard General Charity Fund

The Frank B. Hazard General Charity Fund was established in 1924 to support charitable organizations that work to improve the lives of “the poor, or the poor sick.” The Hazard General Charity Fund specifically supports charitable organizations that serve the people of Providence, Rhode Island. The application deadline for the Fund is December 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions before January 31 of the following year.

Gladys Brooks Foundation

The Gladys Brooks Foundation purpose is to provide for the intellectual, moral and physical welfare of the people of this country by establishing and supporting non–profit libraries, educational institutions, hospitals and clinics. Generally the Board will only entertain grant applications from Applicants located in the states of: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey,…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non–profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant ini…

Jessie B. Cox Trust - New England

The Jessie B. Cox Trust is dedicated to improving the environment and the quality of life for people living in New England. To achieve its goals, the Trust pursues initiatives in three key fields of interest: education, environment, and health. For education, there is a special interest in promoting early learning and quality out–of–school time. Within the field of environment, the Trust focuses on preservation of fresh and marine waters throug…

John D. & Katherine A. Johnston Foundation

The John D. & Katherine A. Johnston Foundation was established in 1928 to support charitable organizations that work to improve the lives of physically disabled children and adults. Special consideration is given to organizations that serve low–income individuals. Preference is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Newport, Rhode Island.

Lattner Family Foundation

The Lattner Family Foundation primary geographical areas for grants are Palm Beach County, Florida, Kansas, Rhode Island, Texas, and Georgia. The areas of interest are Education, Environment, Health & Social Services, Arts & Humanities, and religion, including Christian organizations that provide Health & Social Services. These geographical areas relate to where the Trustees live. The Lattner Family Foundation is headquartered in Delray Beach,…

Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation - CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

The Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation was established in 1973. The Foundation’s 3 primary focus areas reflect Mr. Balfour’s strong affinity for the employees of the Balfour Company; his commitment to the city of Attleboro, Massachusetts; and his lifelong interest in education. Areas of funding interest are Education; Health; Human Services.

National Grid Foundation

The National Grid Foundation was created to enhance the quality of life in areas where we provide services. Our ongoing challenge is to create opportunities for solutions to educational and environmental issues. Our Foundation philosophy is based on the principle that giving people the tools to build hope is an essential ingredient in the development of individuals, families and communities. The National Grid Foundation endeavors to improve the quality of…

Ocean State Charities Trust

The Ocean State Charities Trust assists agencies and organizations within the State of Rhode Island to enhance the quality of life for all Rhode Islanders. Grantees must operate to enhance the quality of life of Rhode Islanders, promote social welfare in the state, or assist the people of Rhode Island such as in the areas of housing, health, education, or similar activities. The grant–making policies of the Trust specify that grantees must be qualifi…

Olivia's Organics Charitable Foundation - New England, NY, NJ, PA

The Olivia’s Organics Charitable Foundation was established in early 2006 as a way to invest in the lives of children. The Foundation seeks to give direct–service grants to organizations that work with children by providing services that have an immediate and tangible impact on their well–being. The foundation does not accept unsolicited grants, but instead chooses organizations with which it would like to partner for each quarter of the f…

Prince Charitable Trusts - Chicago, Washington DC, Rhode Island

The Prince Charitable Trusts were established in 1947 from the bequests of Frederick Henry Prince (1859 – 1953) and his wife, Abbie Norman Prince (1860 – 1949). The three trusts operate as a family foundation with giving programs in the city of Chicago, the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and the state of Rhode Island. Areas of funding interest include Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Social Services, Youth (Varies by state…

Prospect Hill Foundation

The Foundation’s grants primarily support activities in the United States. While many of these activities are national in scope, there is particular regional focus in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The Prospect Hill Foundation pursues this mission by making grants in three program sectors: Environmental Conservation, Nuclear Weapons Control, Reproductive Health.

Ramsey McCluskey Family Foundation - MA, RI, VT, NH, ME

The Ramsey McCluskey Family Foundation is a small private foundation started in 1999 and dedicated to the support of projects in education and the arts. The Foundation has two areas of interest that often coincide. Education: The Foundation will consider proposals for projects in any aspect of education –– elementary through adult. The Arts: The Foundation will consider proposals for projects in any area of the arts. Of special interest are tho…

Rhode Island Community Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation offers many grant opportunities for nonprofit organizations. Grants made at the Foundation’s discretion in our six key sectors (arts and culture, economic and community development, education, environment, health, and human services).

Shaws Supermarkets - MA, CT. RI

Since 1860, we at Shaw’s have understood that with the privilege of community membership comes responsibility. The responsibility to act in the best interest of the one another. To be both active and genuinely helpful where and when it’s most needed. Regional donations include those projects that impact more than one store location, and contributions – up to $500 – are determined by Shaw’s Market Area Directors. Contributions of…

Sovereign Bank Foundation - CT, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI

The Sovereign Bank Foundation, (the Foundation) makes charitable contributions to 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations. Areas of funding interest include Community Investment and Economic Development, Youth & Education, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture.

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company - CT, MA. RI, NH, NJ, NY

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company prides itself on being a good neighbor and supporting all the communities in which we operate. Our charitable initiatives, focusing on three major areas: hunger, combating childhood cancer, and children’s educational and support programs, have helped thousands of people of every background and lifestyle.

Textron Corporate Responsibility

Textron is committed to responsible corporate citizenship and helping improve the quality of life in communities where our employees live and work. Textron is committed to helping prepare both adults and young people to achieve gainful employment and ultimately, success in the workforce. We support all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education and a variety of innovative job training programs for people of all ages and socio–econo…

van Beuren Charitable Foundation

The primary mission of the van Beuren Charitable Foundation is to build community value by protecting and preserving Newport County’s unique quality of place, and improving the quality of life for its residents. In the Foundation’s grantmaking, As in the past, the van Beuren Charitable Foundation concentrates its giving in Newport County, mainly Aquidneck Island, but will consider proposals from outside that geography if a clear and direct benefi…

Vigneron Memorial Fund

The Vigneron Memorial Fund was established in 1959 to support charitable organizations that work to improve the lives of physically disabled children and adults. Preference is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of the city of Providence or the town of Narragansett, Rhode Island. The application deadline for the Vigneron Memorial Fund is April 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions before May 31.