Selected grantsARTS AND CULTURE
The Trusts support the core mission of organizations that:
- Serve residents and visitors to Aquidneck Island
- Preserve the cultural heritage of Newport.
The Trusts support programs for Aquidneck Island that:
- Preserve and protect open space
- Support smart growth and coordinated planning
- Preserve, protect and restore Narragansett Bay.
Selected grantsPRESERVING NEWPORT’S
The Trusts support programs and projects that:
- Maintain the historic character of the city of Newport and surrounding communities
- Preserve and protect Newport buildings of particular historic and aesthetic significance.
Selected grantsSOCIAL SERVICES
The Trusts support agencies and projects for Aquidneck Island that:
- Provide emergency services for individuals or families in need of food, shelter or other basic necessities
- Support low-income families
- Offer primary health care to the uninsured
- Provide low-income women with necessary services.
A very small number of capital grants may be awarded each year to organizations with which the Trust have had long prior relationships.