Rhode Island Grants for Nonprofits
Grants for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations working in Rhode Island
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Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Bell's Brewery Sponsorships and Donations
Sponsored events and donations play a key role within our Bell’s philosophy. Through these events, we are able to not only give back to the communities we sell our beer in, but also get to have a great time with our fans! We are always looking for new opportunities and welcome your suggestions and applications. Please keep in mind that while we would love to be able to participate in everything, we sometimes must respectfully decline.
We do have a few guidelines we follow for all sponsorships and donations, please read through them below before proceeding to our application.
- Requests must be submitted at least 8 weeks prior to the event start date or the date the donation is needed. Any events submitted with less than 8 weeks’ notice will automatically be declined. We want to give every event we are involved in the best chance for success, which means we need time to plan. While 8 weeks is our minimum time requirement, additional time is always appreciated, especially for larger events.
- We do very little traditional advertising, instead we focus our efforts on sponsorships. When we partner with an event or an organization, we like to be involved! That said, if your proposal only involves a logo placement, we will politely decline in favor of events that offer us a chance to interact with our fans.
- We’re an eccentric bunch here at Bell’s and love to be involved with events that reflect your community’s eccentricities, uniqueness and inclusivity.
- We are always happy to consider requests for donations of Bell’s swag for homebrew competitions, fundraisers and events! That said, due to Michigan state law, we are not legally allowed to donate beer to events in any state. We’re sorry, but we legally cannot make any exceptions.
The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance excellence in science education to inspire the next generation of innovators, and invest in strengthening communities where Amgen staff members live and work. The Amgen Foundation carefully considers each grant application it receives, seeking out diverse organizations whose philosophies, objectives and approaches align with the Foundation goals and mission.
The Foundation awards grants to local, regional, and international nonprofit organizations that are replicable, scalable and designed to have a lasting and meaningful effect in our communities. Grants should reflect Amgen's dedication to impacting lives in inspiring and innovative ways. Amgen Foundation grants range from $10,000 to multi-million dollar commitments.
The Amgen Foundation has established grant-making partnerships with qualified intermediary partners to manage donations to organizations chartered in Europe.
Each year, the Foundation receives hundreds of grant proposals. While it is not possible for every organization to receive funding, those that are in alignment with the Foundation's guidelines and programmatic vision outlined below are given careful consideration. We welcome your ideas.
The Foundation supports programs that align with our overall mission and priority-giving areas in the communities where Amgen has a presence.
Our focus is to fund programs that enhance civic engagement by supporting science and education based initiatives, environmental programs, social services, as well as culture and arts in an effort to strengthen and enrich our communities.
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
NOTE: Requests are considered quarterly by our Community Investment Boards
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed nearly $35 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation award grants in four focus areas:
- Human needs grants that support increased food security, housing and shelter, and access to basic medical and health care.
- Environmental stewardship grants to protect natural resources and help non-profit organizations make efficient use of energy.
- Education grants to develop the capacity of the future workforce, especially in STEM and energy fields.
- Community vitality grants to foster an appreciation of diversity, revitalize neighborhoods and ensure a vibrant community life through support of cultural endeavors.
Because the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation supports a wide range of charitable programs, most grants are in the $1,000 to $15,000 range. Higher amounts may be awarded when a program is an exceptional fit with corporate business- or giving priorities, or when there is significant employee involvement in the effort.
Bonnell Cove Foundation
The Bonnell Cove Foundation was organized in 1989 by the Cruising Club of America to conduct research and educational activities. Initial funding for the Foundation came from the sale of a tract of waterfront land in Block Island, Rhode Island to the Block Island Conservancy for conservation purposes. George P.P. Bonnell, a charter member and former Commodore of the Club, bequeathed the land to the Club in 1959. Club members have provided additional funding.
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that makes grants each year to other charitable organizations with particular emphasis in the areas of safety at sea and environmental protection.
Safety At Sea
The Foundation's grants related to safety at sea will be concentrated in three areas of particular concern to the growing number of individuals who voyage offshore in small vessels. These areas include: Boat design and construction, Navigation, and Individual safety (medical emergencies and overboard accidents)
A number of areas affecting the quality of the marine environment and those who make coastal and ocean voyages have been identified by the Foundation:
- Marine sanitation devices
- Control of oceanic and coastal water pollution
- Hazards from debris
- Coastal land conservation
The Gladys Brooks Foundation
The Gladys Brooks Foundation was created under the will of Gladys Brooks Thayer of New York.
Its purpose is to provide for the intellectual, moral and physical welfare of the people of this country by establishing and supporting non-profit libraries, educational institutions, hospitals and clinics.
Scope of Grants Considered
The Foundation will consider major grant applications for innovative projects in the fields of libraries, education, hospitals and clinics.
Grants for Libraries
Grant applications will be considered generally for resource Endowments (print, film, electronic database, speakers/workshops) capital construction and innovative equipment. Projects fostering broader public access to global information sources utilizing collaborative efforts, pioneering technologies and equipment are encouraged.
Grants for Educational Institutions
Grant applications from universities, colleges and secondary schools will be considered generally for:
- educational endowments to fund scholarships based solely on educational achievements, leadership and academic ability of the student;
- endowments to support fellowships and teaching chairs for educators who confine their activities primarily to classroom instruction in the liberal arts, mathematics and the sciences during the academic year; and
- erection or endowment of buildings, wings or additions thereto of buildings, and equipment for educational purposes.
Grants for Hospitals & Clinics
Grant applications from hospitals and clinics will be considered generally where the proposal demonstrates one or more of the following:
- a new health need;
- an improvement in the quality of health care; or
- reduced health costs with better patient outcomes.
Kayla Jean Ricci Memorial Foundation
The focus of the Foundation is to provide assistance, including financial support to endeavors associated with the study, care and rescue of all earth's creatures.
The Kayla Jean Ricci Memorial Foundation was organized in 2002, after the tragic loss of a wonderful 12-year-old child from North Kingstown who died very suddenly of bacterial pneumonia. The only child of two very devoted parents, Kayla had an unusually passionate concern for the well-being of all the creatures of the earth, and it is in this vein that the Foundation was created.
Many individuals and buisnesses have been generous in contributing their time and resources to this organization. Because of their commitment, the Foundation has been able to support a variety of worthy causes.
The members of the Foundation hope that Kayla's dream of helping all of earth's creatures is being fulfilled and we will continue to give assistance to those who truly can make a difference in the world.
Scholarships, grants, and awards are being reviewed for their dedication to the preservation of animals and their environment and are reviewed on a bimonthly basis. We encourage people of all ages to submit applications with their study, research, or immediate assistance to the creatures of the earth.