An award supplement for College Studies, paid directly to awardee

Let’s make the world a better and brighter place

Help our youths attain those small steps to achieving their goals. A microgrant is “seed funding” and serves as a source of encouragement and catalyst towards project completion.

Application Guidelines

01: The RHFA Microgrant Program provides a financial award to college students in their freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior years for use towards an ARTS related learning initiative OR discipline of the student(s) choosing.

02: Applications can be submitted at any time but are reviewed quarterly following these deadlines: January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st. Microgrants are awarded 4 times per year. See application for details, requirements, and deadlines. RHFA does not fund stipends, facility rentals, or transportation costs.

03: RHFA Microgrants provide a bridge of encouragement. Microgrants can be used to help students cover cost of instrument rental or project materials related to their studies. It provides a bridge between project requirements and actions.

04: Microgrants are intended to help the student complete projects worry and stress free and maintain the necessary focus.
Example of an initiative:
A microgrant can be used to help cover cost of instrument rental, cost for a workshop; or payment for studies to participate in project related field trip.

05: Students 18 years of age through 22 may apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete studies related projects in colleges/universities throughout the United States. Students who are currently enrolled and attending college are eligible to apply. All applicants must be located in the United States.

06: If you are applying on behalf of an entire class or student group, please designate a maximum of three student leaders to be the main points of contact for the project. We realize additional students may be involved but having clear points of contact will make communication much easier. The application form provides for entering each team member’s name. We want to know how many students will be involved in executing your project. Please note that more isn’t necessarily better. The numbers simply help us better understand the scope of your project.
please designate a maximum of three student leaders to be the main points of contact for the project.
07: As a student-based program, the main applicant(s) for this project must be between ages 18 and 22. Teachers, advisors, or other adults who are involved in this project should list their information in the required section of the application. A parent or guardian signature is not required on this application.

08: We notify applicants of decisions within six (6) weeks of each microgrant deadline.

We want to and are excited to hear what project you are working on and are passionate to complete. We fund microgrant applications supporting a wide variety of projects and events; evidence of your passion and creativity will serve to fuel the likelihood that your application will be successfully funded.

The Ruby Holland Foundation Microgrant Program is managed by our National Projects Committee RHFA is a nonprofit organization based in Apopka, Florida. Our Mission is to help the aspiring artist. Our programs all aim to help students from a diversity of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds make strides in their field of studies.

RHFA is committed to equal opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

For all questions related to microgrants, please contact info@rubyhollandfoundation.org