Mary LeMoine Potter Fund

“My choice is to help my own village, if possible.” Those were the words of Mary LeMoine Potter in the will that established a fund in her name at the Rhode Island Foundation to benefit Kingston. According to her wishes, the net income from her endowment is used to support organizations and projects primarily benefiting residents of the historic village of Kingston. 

The Mary LeMoine Potter Fund is managed by the Rhode Island Foundation with recommendations from the Potter Fund Advisory Committee. The committee meets annually to review submissions and to make recommendations to the Foundation. Grants generally range between $4,000 and $16,000. Please note: Applications will not be considered from organizations with overdue grant reports

Application Deadline 

Grants are awarded annually. Applications must be submitted by midnight (EST) on February 22, 2019. Please note that no assistance will be available after 5 p.m. (EST).

To Apply 

A complete application includes:

  • Completed online application form
    (Applications are available six weeks prior to the deadline; all applications must be submitted through our online system.)
  • Budget form
  • Narrative
  • List of board of directors and staff 


LocationOne Union Station
Providence, RI 02903


(401) 274-4564

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