Funding Research@RISD, May 15

Learn more about funding opportunities and resources to support your work at the Research@RISD website.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities:

JustFilms Documentary Awards

What: Grants are intended to support the production of social justice films that effectively identify voices from underrepresented communities, with a particular focus on the Native/Indigenous Peoples of the Americas.

When: June 1, 2013

How Much: $7,500 to $30,000.


Woodard & Curran Foundation

What: Grants to support environmental projects that empower local and global solutions for a healthier world by incorporating health or educational missions or components.

When: June 1, 2013

How Much: No limit stated.


Innovation Lab for Museums

What: This grant supports non-profit museums that are seeking to test new innovations and improvements in the field of the arts.

When: June 5, 2013

How Much: Up to $40,000.


NEH Building Bridges Through Film

What: This grant supports documentary films that examine international and transnational themes in the humanities.

When: June 12, 2013

How Much: Up to $800,000.


Community Stewardship Grant

What: This grant supports programs addressing a variety of current community needs within the areas of education, physical and mental health, ecological well-being, arts/culture and human services.

When: June 26, 2013

How Much: LOI to be submitted as first step.


Rhode Island Council for the Humanities

RICH grants support various phases of public humanities projects (from research and development to production) and many kinds of public humanities projects (from live discussion and presentation programs to broadcast media programs).



Proposal Writing Basics Webinar. Offered by the Foundation Center. Watch it here

Ongoing: Introduction to Grantseeking. Offered by the Foundation Center. Watch it here


Reminder: Search our funding database, SPINPlus, which has been upgraded with better features and search capabilities. Access it here to see the new changes or to create a profile.

Questions? Please contact Patti Phillips at with any questions pertaining to state or federal funding opportunities and Pamela Harrington, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at for any private foundation questions.



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