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Grants to Rhode Island Jewish Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Organizational Development and Community Engagement

Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund Grants


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Funding Source
The Rhode Island Foundation
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Geographic Focus
USA: Rhode Island: Greater Providence area

Important Dates
Deadline: 07/21/23 Save

Grant Description
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


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 21, 2023.

Applications are available six weeks prior to the deadline.

Estimated Size of Grant
Generally, grants for this program will range from $5,000 to $10,000.

Contact Information
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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