Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Eastern New England Grant

Grants to Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
Nonprofits to Improve the Health of Children in Need

GrantWatch ID#: 180387
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Eastern New England

11/17/17 Receipt

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Central and Eastern Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island nonprofit organizations for programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children in need. Funding is intended to support programs that address critical health needs and make an immediate, positive impact on children in need.

Since the primary goal of Ronald McDonald House Charities is to fund programs demonstrating measurable success, RMHC of Eastern New England will give priority to direct service projects and does not fund general operating budgets.

The average grant awarded is approximately $15,000. Proposals for funding should not exceed requests of $25,000.

In the event Ronald McDonald House Charities awards a grant to your organization, RMHC reserves the right to stagger payment of funds over a one-year period.


To qualify for funding, projects must address problems in a definitive manner and have a measurable impact on children in central and eastern Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island.

The following is a list of efforts which are generally considered outside RMHC funding guidelines:

- Intermediary funding agencies
- Government-funded programs
- Partisan, political, or denominational programs or campaigns
- Day Care programs
- Subsidiary organizations
- General public/private school programs
- Advertising or fundraising drives
- Research, debt retirement, Endowment Campaigns
- Salaries or stipends for staff or individuals
- General administrative costs
- Travel expenses

Please Note: RMHC cannot fund the same organization in consecutive years.

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application.

When submitting a request, please submit one single-sided copy of the complete grant application package. Your copy should include the financial information as requested in the application. Do not send videotapes or other collateral material.

Grant Deadlines for 2017: February 24th, May 26th, August 25th, and November 17th.

It may take up to three (3) months after the deadline for funds to be received.

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

All correspondence should be addressed to:

Karen McEachern, Executive Director
Ronald McDonald House Charities
of Eastern New England, Inc.
3 Industrial Drive, #6
Windham, NH 03087

Phone: 781-733-7234

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USA: Massachusetts: Central and Eastern Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   Rhode Island

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