The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is seeking applications for Project Grants in Healthcare (PGH) to provide up to $9,000 matching grants for arts projects that connect teaching artists with healthcare in hospitals or other healthcare settings such as hospices or community health agencies.
Donor Name: Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA)
State: Rhode Island
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 10/03/2022
Size of the Grant: $9,000
Grant Duration: 6 months
Teaching artists experienced in healthcare settings need to partner with one or more licensed healthcare staff to implement the project. Arts-based professional development with a variety of staff from the healthcare organization is also strongly encouraged, with a priority placed on experiential learning and job-embedded experiences. Funds can support artists’ and other arts professionals’ fees including mileage and supplies and materials.
- Applicants may request up to a maximum of $9,000 with the required match.
- Project Grants in Healthcare require a minimum of a 1:1 match, meaning that grant requests in this category may not exceed 50% of the total project budget. 25% of that match can be in-kind (e.g., participating healthcare providers’ salaries figured at an hourly rate, donation of materials, etc.).
- In-kind contributions are encouraged to demonstrate support for the project.
- The activities taking place from January 1 to June 30.
- A non-profit, health-based (clinical, behavioral, and public health) organization. The organization must be incorporated in and conduct business in the State of Rhode Island, with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service, governed by a revolving board of directors, trustees, or advisory board drawn from the community at large and shown to be actively involved in the governance of the organization.
- If your organization is incorporated in a state outside of Rhode Island, they may still apply for a grant. The organization must show that its principal place of business is in Rhode Island, it is registered with the Secretary of State’s office, it is producing programming predominantly in Rhode Island, and it is governed by a revolving board of directors, trustees, or advisory board drawn from the Rhode Island community and shown to be actively involved in the governance of the organization. Please contact the Arts in Healthcare program coordinator, for more information
- A non-exempt, Rhode Island-based health-based (clinical, behavioral, and public health) organization using a fiscal sponsor that fits the above requirements (see Fiscal Sponsorship section).
- Eligible health care sites might include non-profit: hospitals, rehabilitation centers, facilities serving the elderly, veterans’ homes, hospice care programs, etc.).
For more information, visit RISCA.