Foundation
The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, created to preserve our marine fisheries, the sponsorship of educational and public awareness programs, environmental protection, restoration projects, and youth activity programs that foster recreational fishing, safety and conservation.

Announcing the
Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Foundation
Recreational Fishing Advancement Grant
  • The Foundation is always interested in promoting and investing in programs or research projects that will have benefit to the recreational fishing community.
  • The Foundation is willing to fund a project exclusively, however we encourage applicants to leverage our grant with Federal, State or other such funding to allow these funds to be used as a key part of a larger project.
  • The Foundation may award one or multiple projects.
  • The maximum amount available for an individual project is $15,000. These funds may be used for on-the-ground habitat conservation and improvement projects, research, culture specific to species of recreational interest, or for projects that will in some other way benefit recreational fishermen in Southern New England
The following is required to apply:
  1. Application Form -A blank application in MS Word or PDF format is available on the RISAA website at: www.risaa.org/foundation/recgrant.html. (Forms available below)
  2. Material Submitted All material submitted as part of any funding application associated with this notice will become property of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Foundation, Inc.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: NONE

A Recreational Fishing Advancement Grant of
$12,166 Grant was awarded to:
Mercury Contimination In Scup From Rhode Island Waters
David Taylor, Ph.D., Roger Williams University

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Click below for APPLICATION FORMS
PROJECT APPLICATION FORM (MS-Word) PROJECT APPLICATION FORM (PDF)
PROJECT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS (PDF)


Questions about the grant or application materials should be directed to
Stephen Medeiros, President at 401-826-2121 or
by e-mail at steve@RISAA.org

The entire proposal, which includes printed version of the application and all supporting materials,
should be sent by U.S. Mail to:
RI Saltwater Anglers Foundation
P.O. Box 1465
Coventry, RI 02816