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Black Philanthropy Initiative

Grants to Rhode Island Organizations to
Strengthen African American Communities

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rhode Island Foundation - Black Philanthropy Initiative

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Grants to Rhode Island community-based organizations to address needs within the Black/African American community. The purpose of this fund is to support positive systemic change for African Americans within the state. Applications will be considered under the following core areas:

1. Grants to community-based organizations that provide youth development and mentoring opportunities to urban African American/Black youth. The programs should target educational success, avoidance of risk behaviors, empowerment to make positive decisions, higher aspirations, increased confidence, more positive interpersonal relationships and growth and engagement that positively impacts the community.

2. Grants to African American/Black community-based organizations that support and promote the history and achievements of African Americans/Blacks in Rhode Island, preserve the culture of the African American/Black community, and strive to uplift low-income African American/Black Rhode Islanders.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169982

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to community-based organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Rhode Island

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