Requests for Proposals

Recent Funding Opportunities

11/18/2021 17:47 EST
RIDOH is soliciting proposals from nonprofit community-based organizations to organize weekly COVID-19 test sites or distribute rapid test kits in their communities. Interested organizations must complete a simple application and demonstrate strong connections with specific communities in Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, and/or Woonsocket. Not all applicants will be funded. Deadline to apply is December 2, 2021.
11/15/2021 14:18 EST
Questions and Answers for RFP# 2022RIDOH002 Eliminating Tobacco Disparities – A Community Led Approach. Please note date extension to Friday December 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm.
10/25/2021 07:43 EDT
The Tobacco Control Program at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is soliciting applications from Rhode Island agencies/organizations to implement strategies and activities aimed to reduce tobacco-use disparities. The awarded community-based agency henceforth recognized as the Local Lead Agency (LLA) shall implement community-based policy, systems and environmental change strategies to reduce tobacco use disparities among individuals that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+). These populations are disparately affected by tobacco and nicotine use and dependence and, in some instances, secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure. The LLA will partner with RIDOH to develop appropriate strategies and interventions to be implemented.
10/22/2021 08:49 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Division of Community Health and Equity, strives to support communities in developing their capacity to meet the needs of youth. RIDOH seeks to establish contracts with up to six community-based organizations to implement an evidence-based curriculum that promotes positive youth development and work to increase the state's capacity to use science-based approaches to prevent teen pregnancy and promote adolescent health and development, including sexual/reproductive health.
10/13/2021 12:14 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is offering mini-grants of up to $4,950 each to assist the Environmental Health Risk Assessment Program (EHRAP) in gathering information about fishing practices and fish consumption throughout the State's waterbodies. EHRAP is specifically focusing on communities that may rely more heavily on fishing for subsistence purposes and consume fish at higher rates than the general population, including communities of color, low-income communities, and indigenous communities. Goals of the grant are to ensure that education and outreach related to eating fish caught in contaminated waterbodies are culturally and linguistically appropriate. Deadline for application submission is Friday, November 5th, 4:00 pm.
10/13/2021 12:11 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is offering mini-grants of up to $4,950 each to eligible entities to support and expand upon Environmental Health Risk Assessment Program's (EHRAP's) efforts to engage with and educate communities on the impact environmental hazards have on public health. Goals of the grant are to investigate the public health implications of hazardous chemicals in the environment, educate affected communities and stakeholders about these implications, and proactively manage risks by exploring innovative solutions. Deadline for application submission: Friday November 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm.
10/06/2021 11:01 EDT
RIDOH is pleased to offer Rhode Island community-based organizations and faith-based communities mini-grants ranging from $2,000 to $4,975 to help Vaccinate the Ocean State. Required activities include COVID-19 vaccine promotion, helping community members access COVID-19 testing, mask distribution, and COVID-19 education. Extended application deadline: Friday, October 15 2021 at 5 p.m. Please read all the instructions before completing and submitting the form.