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Grants For Frontline Nonprofits

(12.6) Governor McKee and the Rhode Island Foundation announced today that nonprofits on the front lines in the Covid-19 pandemic can apply for federal relief funding. Applications are being accepted through December 6, 2021. According to a report on WPRI: There is $4.5 million up for grabs for eligible organizations that do work to help …

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College Scholarships Honor Roger Williams

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced that high school seniors can apply for college scholarships of up to $20,000-a-year through its Carter Roger Williams Initiative. The application deadline for members of the Class of 2021 is midnight, February 12, 2021. More details on the scholarships are posted at Finding Roger Williams. Rhode Island high school …

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MacColl Composer Grants

(9.14) Rhode Island composers who dream of having the resources to push their craft to the next level have until September 14th to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. Grants will be awarded to as many as three emerging or mid-career composers through its MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. The awards are intended …

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401 Gives

(4.1) The upcoming 401Gives fundraiser, an initiative of the United Way of Rhode Island, aims to be Rhode Island’s largest statewide day of giving. The goal is to raise $1 million in support of the state’s nonprofit community. Supporting Rhode Island’s nonprofit community has always been the focus of 401Gives. But since social distancing entered …

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COVID-19 Response Fund Grant Money

The Rhode Island Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island have announced that local nonprofit organizations on the frontlines of COVID-19 response can apply for funding from the COVID-19 Response Fund. The Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island have formed a joint grants-review team to review initial crisis applications in real-time. Awards will be …

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Census Notices Going Out — RI Foundation $upports The Count

Look, there’s even a Tagalog hotline. There’s no excuse for not participating. And thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation — this time for awarding $300,000 in grants to community groups for outreach aimed at getting people counted in the 2020 Census — we will hopefully secure our second Congressional seat and the roughly $3.8 billion …

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Deadline Looms For Visual Artist Fellowships

Visual artists who dream of having the resources to push their craft to the next level have until August 19th at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time* to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants are considered to be among the largest no-strings-attached awards available to visual artists in the United States. Established …

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RI Foundation Grant Deadline

(7.20) Arts and cultural organizations from the minority community have until July 20 to apply for grants of up to $30,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Expansion Arts Program. The program targets emerging organizations whose programs and mission center on the cultural practices and traditions of Rhode Island’s diverse communities. The goal is …

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Big Money For Bold Ideas — Apply Now

The Rhode Island Foundation is looking for people with bold ideas for moving the state forward and is offering $600,000 in seed grants through the Carter Fellowships for Entrepreneurial Innovation. Perhaps the best way to understand what ideas the Foundation might consider is through the testimonials of past innovation fellows. These entrepreneurs are certainly an …

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$25K Grants For Local Songwriters

(9.5) The deadline for applications — Tuesday, September 5 — is fast approaching. The Rhode Island Foundation will award $25,000 grants to as many as three songwriters through its Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. The awards are intended to free composers to concentrate time on the creative process, focus on personal or professional …

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