Preference is given to nonprofit, community-based organizations that provide vocational or job skills training programs in the state of Rhode Island.
Successful applications from nonprofit organizations must offer vocational or job skills training via an established course that is offered to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24.
More specifically, courses must:
Although household and domestic training programs are mentioned in Ms. Harris' will, the Harris Foundation is focused on preparing youth and young adults, ages 14 to 24, to work outside of the home.
Through their support of charitable organizations, the Foundation seeks to positively impact the lives of the traditionally underserved within their communities.