Grants to Rhode Island charitable organizations in eligible regions for projects and programs that benefit local Jewish communities. Funding is intended to support activities that strengthen the capacity of local institutions, promote relationships between Jewish communities and other communities in the area, and address basic human needs. Eligible organizations serve the Greater Providence area. Projects must be non-sectarian in nature and designed to reach beyond an institution’s core constituency.
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.
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