Funding Research@RISD, July 22 2013

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

Upcoming Funding Opportunities:

NEH America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations Planning Grants
What: Grants are available to USA non-profits, universities and government agencies for humanities programs that are open to the public.
When: August 14, 2013
How much: Starting at $40,000

Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards
What: Grants will be awarded to USA non-profit organizations, government agencies or universities responding to a community need with a program or project that focuses primarily on family/informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
When: August 16, 2013

The Hearst Foundation
What: grants for nonprofit organizations addressing health, culture, education and social service. Funding is available for endowment, program support and capital grant support.
When: Ongoing, next review is in September.
How much: $30,000 – $250,000

Dizzy Feet Foundation Community Funding
What: Grants are available to USA non-profits, community, governmental, and other organizations to provide dance education to children in low-income and disadvantaged communities in order to allow them to experience dance, educate them about the many styles of dance, and expose them to the lifelong benefits of dance.
When: August 30, 2013
How much: No limit stated

Google Grants
What: The foundation, through its parent company, will allow selected applicants that provide services in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy and the arts, to open a free advertising account and utilize the company’s technology to gain more publicity.
When: Ongoing
How much: Up to $10,000 per month in internet advertising services.

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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