Grant Application Process

Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations operating within the State of Rhode Island are eligible for grant consideration provided they meet the evaluation criteria below.

Grant applicants will be evaluated on the following:

  • The community need for this grant, as well as the number of people it will serve.
  • The impact on the recipient organization.
  • The location of the community served.
  • The financial soundness and efficiency of the organization.
  • Accuracy and completeness of the application.
  • The structure of volunteer organization and level of volunteer support.

Application Form
REALTOR® Foundation: Rhode Island Application

The application form must be completed and sent with the following:

  • A list of the applicant organization's Board of Directors and Executive Staff.
  • The names of three people or agencies that may be contacted as references.
  • Annual budget with year-to-date financial statements.
  • A copy of the IRS tax-exempt determination letter.
  • A statement identifying any relationship you or the requesting organization may have with REALTOR® Foundation: Rhode Island.

Funds Available
Currently, there is $5,000 available per quarter for disbursement.

Application Deadline
The REALTOR® Foundation: Rhode Island Foundation Trustees meet quarterly (March, June, September, and December) to evaluate applications. Complete applications must be received by REALTOR® Foundation Rhode Island, 100 Bignall Street, Warwick, RI, 02888, attn: Philip Tedesco by 5 p.m. on February 15th, May 15th, August 15th, and November 15th in order to be considered at the quarterly meeting.