Rite Aid Foundation KidCents Regional Grants

The Rite Aid Foundation is committed to improving the health and well-being of children in our communities. To further advance our efforts and continue investing in the communities we serve, The Rite Aid Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of KidCents Regional Grants to our overall grantmaking portfolio.

The Rite Aid Foundation established the KidCents Regional Grants to support nonprofit organizations that serve children in need, from newborn to 18 years of age, and improve the quality of life in Rite Aid communities.

The KidCents Regional Grants are available in select target counties and states. For this current cycle, projects may include out-of-school time programs that improve nutrition, physical fitness or academic success. Priority will be given to those programs that target communities in need.  

Nonprofit organizations in the following counties are eligible to apply:

  • California (Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Clara, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo)
  • Maryland (Harford)
  • Michigan (Genesee, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Wayne)
  • Delaware (New Castle)
  • New Hampshire (Hillsborough, Rockingham)
  • New Jersey (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Ocean)
  • New York (Bronx, Erie, Kings, Nassau, New York, Niagara, Onondaga, Queens, Suffolk)
  • Ohio (Cuyahoga, Lucas, Stark, Summit)
  • Oregon (Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington)
  • Pennsylvania (Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzern, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Washington, Westmoreland, York)
  • Virginia (Chesapeake City, Virginia Beach City Hampton City, Newport News City, Norfolk City)
  • Washington State (King, Pierce, Snohomish)

Award Amount: Grants range from $15,000 to $30,000 – including up to 15% for indirect costs. Requests should not exceed $30,000.

Project Timeline: Project timelines should not exceed 12 months. Project start dates should be scheduled a minimum of 4 months from the date of submission to accommodate our proposal review process which can take up to 150 days.

Application Process

LOI Period

Application Deadline
(if invited)

Grants Awarded
to Charities

May 22 – June 22

August 10

Beginning November 1