Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund Grant

Rhode Island Foundation

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Up to US $150,000

Fields of work: Homelessness Services Health Care Access & Delivery Human & Social Services Art & Culture Journalism

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Rhode Island

Location of residency: Rhode Island

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About this funder:



Nonprofits across our state are working hard to make Rhode Island a better place for all to live and work. The Foundation is proud to support them. Together, we can improve lives.

The Rhode Island Foundation makes grants to support projects that address significant community challenges, aim for lasting impact, and serve disadvantaged Rhode Islanders. 

RIF: Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund Grant

The Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund was established at the Rhode Island Foundation in 2012 with the transfer of assets from the Providence Journal Charitable Foundation which had been awarding grants since 1956.

 The Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund will support qualified nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services in the following areas: 

  • Human services and healthcare, with a focus on the homeless
  • Education and youth
  • Arts and culture
  • Responsible and ethical journalism

Applicants may apply once per calendar year and can expect to receive a funding decision within approximately three months of applying.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Supports nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island.