HOW TO APPLY

Grant Application Process

Eligibility
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.

Evaluation
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.
  • If monies were received from REALTOR® Foundation: RI previously through this program, please include a Grant Report indicating how those funds were used.

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.