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Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund

Grants to Rhode Island Organizations to
Strengthen Black Communities

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rhode Island Foundation

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Grants to Rhode Island community-based organizations to address needs within the Black community. Funding is available for youth mentoring and development, to assist low-income Blacks, and to preserve the culture and promote the history of Blacks in the State.

The fund will provide assistance in these core areas:

1. Grants to community-based organizations that provide youth development and mentoring opportunities to urban 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 Black community-based organizations that support and promote the history and achievements of Blacks in Rhode Island, preserve the culture of the Black community, and strive to uplift low-income 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 13, 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Adrian Bonéy, Grant Programs Officer
(401) 427-4015

Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Rhode Island