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May 15th application deadline for REALTOR® Foundation: Rhode Island grants

The Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island is accepting applications from nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations within the state for grants of up to $5000. Applicants must support the Foundation’s mission to enhance the quality of life within our communities by organizing volunteers and/or raising funds that enrich communities and assist individuals or entities affected by a personal or natural disaster.

An application form, complete instructions and more information about the Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island can be found on the foundation’s website at REALTORFOUNDATIONRI.org. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on May 15, 2019. Complete applications can be sent to: The REALTOR® Foundation Rhode Island, 100 Bignall Street, Warwick, RI, 02888, attn: Philip Tedesco.

Applicants will be evaluated based on community need, the impact on the recipient organization, the location of the community served, the financial soundness and efficiency of the organization, the structure and level of volunteer support and the accuracy and completeness of the application.

Since its inception in 2016, the Realtor Foundation, Rhode Island has awarded more than $41,000 to 17 different non-profit organizations through its quarterly grant program. Last quarter, Reach Out and Read Rhode Island received $3000 to purchase books and provide programmatic support for their statewide sites. Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest homeless services organization, received $2000 to support their essential services for women experiencing homelessness.

About Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island
Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 2006 by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. The mission of Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island is to assist individuals or entities that have been affected by a personal or natural disaster.
The Foundation accepts donations from members, affiliate members, and friends of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. As a corporation operating under form 501 (c)(3) of the tax code, contributions to the Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island are tax-deductible.