The federal government and Rhode Island's office of finance has put in $3,609.00 million dollars in federal grants and $2,310.00 million dollars in other forms of government financial aid for permanent residents who live in Rhode Island. As long as you have a valid citizenship certificate (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you may be eligible to apply and receive Rhode Island government grants.

Government financial aid in Rhode Island is provided to different sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

 

  • Rhode Island Small Business Grants: Starting and running a business in Rhode Island can be a risky thing to do. More than 5,360 businesses or even large corporations declare bankruptcy every single year. To minimize the risks, you have to look into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Rhode Island Small Business Grants.
  • Rhode Island Education Grants: Education is an important role in Rhode Island. The federal government in Rhode Island spend over $2,252,275,366.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are available for students or even teachers in Rhode Island to finish and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Rhode Island Education Grants.
  • Rhode Island Housing Grants: At an average market value of $279,300.00 per real estate property, there are around 463,000 households in Rhode Island. With an average annual household income of $55,701.00, about 64.50% of the people actually paid off their homes. A good portion of the residents in Rhode Island cannot afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial assistance in the form of housing grants to individuals in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Rhode Island Housing Grants.
  • Rhode Island Veteran Grants: Residents of Rhode Island who have served or who are current serving the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to apply and receive government grants in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Rhode Island Veteran Grants.
  • Rhode Island Personal Grants: The local state government in Rhode Island does not offer financial help to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. However, Rhode Island residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial aid to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Rhode Island. Here's more information on Rhode Island Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
2023 Request for Applications for Rhode Island Decentralized Wastewater Improvement Grant (apply)

Funding Number: EPA I R1 SNEP 2023A
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Category: Environment, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)
Funding Amount: $465,000
Award Competition for Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers in the States of Kentucky, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and South Dakota (apply)

Funding Number: 2022 NIST MEP 01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 21 NOFO0001075
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 20 GEN0010772
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 19 GEN0010118
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1409
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,896,193
Rhode Island Statewide Conservation People’s Garden Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CTA 18 003
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $25,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2018 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 18 001
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Rhode Island Conservation Innovation Grants (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 16 01
Agency: USDA-NRCS
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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