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In 2021 #MUSEofRI Development Committee rebooted the Providence of the Awesome Foundation. The Providence chapter giving circle gives monthly, no-strings-attached grants to people anywhere in Providence county dedicated to making it’s residents more awesome through projects making a positive social impact in communities of color! BIPOC, youth and young adults are encouraged to apply.
July 2021 applications closed. We will award our next micro-grant in August 2021 for applications submitted by July 31, 2021 at 11:59PM EST. Any application submitted after this date will be reviewed in the next cycle.If you are interested in donating or becoming a trustee and helping us work towards our goal of giving monthly grants, please reach out for more details.
Help us out one of two ways:
- Share this link and encourage others to apply for the grant! awesomepvd.org
- Give $100/$75/$50/month and join as a full-time or guest trustee to help fund awesome projects!
How it works*
- The full-time trustees listed below each contribute $100 per month.
- People with awesome ideas submit an application for the grant.
- The trustees review and discuss the applications at the end of each month, and pick the best one.
- The winner is given up to $1000 (must be able to accept money through PayPal).
* Please note you will need a PayPal account to receive funds and we will also need provide a completed W-9 form.
What we like to see
- Make us say, “That’s awesome!”
- Makes a positive impact on communities of color in Rhode Island. Answer how on application.
- Clearly explain where the money will be spent (Hint: "marketing" or "website" is not specific enough).
- Add photos (if applicable).
- Say “PayPal” somewhere in your application so we know you read this and can accept money through these channels.
Interested in becoming a trustee?
How to donate
- See details below
- Thank you in advance
If you would like to donate, please click button below:
Business's if you are interested supporting a project, please click button below: