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Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund

Grants to Greater Providence, Rhode Island Jewish Nonprofits for
Organizational Development and Cross Community Engagement

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rhode Island Foundation

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Rhode Island charitable organizations serving the Jewish community in the Greater Providence area. Funding is intended for projects that support the organizational development of Jewish institutions, develop connections between the Jewish and Greater Providence community, and provide for basic human needs.

Proposals are sought from eligible organizations that meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Projects that seek to develop connections between the Jewish community and Greater Rhode Island, including community service projects led by Jewish organizations
- Projects that seek to deepen understanding of Jewish life and culture through scholarship and historic preservation
- Projects that provide basic human needs such as food, clothing, housing or prescription assistance
- Projects that support the organizational development of Jewish institutions, including strategic planning, board development and program evaluation. A scope of work must accompany all capacity building requests.

Projects must be non-sectarian in nature and designed to reach beyond an institution’s core constituency.

The Foundation will use the following criteria in making funding decisions:
- Proposal has clearly stated goals, objectives, and measurable outcomes
- Organization has the capacity to implement the proposal
- Proposal outlines a clear sustainability plan
- Organization must be located in and serving the greater Providence area

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168647

Estimated Size of Grant:

Generally, grants for this program will range from $5,000 to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are open to Jewish community charitable organizations located in and serving the greater Providence area.

Capital requests will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is July 5, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Inés Merchán
Grant Programs Officer
(401) 427-4034

Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
(401) 274-4564

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Rhode Island: Greater Providence area