What is the RI CHARG Program? Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (Humanities Council) and Rhode Island State Council for the Arts (RISCA) are excited to announce the RI Culture, Humanities and Arts Recovery Grants (RI CHARG), a joint program for $8,000 general operating support grants for Rhode Island cultural, humanities and arts nonprofits. The […]
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Grantmaking Program funds nonprofit organizations and individual researchers to stimulate new research in the humanities, spark thoughtful community exchange, build new audiences for the humanities, innovate new methods in the humanities, and advocate for the importance of the humanities for a lively and engaged democratic public. Questions? Contact […]
COVID-19 Relief Funding
Grants in Response to the Impact of COVID-19 The Council is offering another round of project grants for up to $2,000 each. Applications are due April 1, 2021 by 5:00 pm EST, and grant-funded projects must conclude by September 15, 2021. Available project grants: The Council will fund project grants that support individual scholars, film […]
The list below has been updated following each grant cycle: Major Grant Awards (April 2022) Mini Grant Awards (November 2021) Mini Grant Awards (February 2022) Mini Grant Awards (May 2022) Mini Grant Awards (August 2022) Please check back regularly for the most current details of the public history, cultural heritage, civic education, and community […]
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Interface: Providence (1974) • A visionary project that reimagined downtown Providence as a walking-friendly city center and set the tone for subsequent Council grants in placemaking.
Undocumented Immigrants (2010) • A documentary photo project which focuses on the lives and living arrangements of undocumented immigrants in RI and neighboring Massachusetts.
K-12 CIVIC EDUCATION
I Was There (2013) • A highly integrated arts-based Learning program that strives to preserve and celebrate the history of the Fox Point neighborhood in Providence.
Slatersville: America’s First Mill Village (2013) • A documentary film that tells the unique story of Slatersville Mill and the development of America’s first pre-planned mill village.
Remembering Adamsville (2013) • A community-oriented local history project celebrating the history and heritage of Adamsville, Rhode Island.