Information for Providers

Loss Prevention Grant Fund Application Process and Instructions

The Loss Prevention Grant Fund was created to support innovative efforts to reduce liability exposure through funding of specific education/research projects that can be shared system wide.  The grant request under this program must result in Loss Prevention benefits related to professional liability (malpractice), general liability issues, or patient safety efforts.  Application for this grant is open to all Lifespan employees and eligible affiliated physicians.

Loss Prevention Grant Fund Awards are available for a total of $125,000 for all grants funded in Fiscal Year 2021. Programs funded by this grant are usually short-term and relatively small in scope. The average amount of an award is approximately $30,000 to $60,000.   

Preliminary proposals are to be submitted electronically no later than 5 pm on Friday, May 7, 2021.


Preliminary applications are available and must include the following information:

  • Name/email/phone number of principal investigator 
  • Introduction/definition of the problem
  • Project description: an abstract of 150 words or less
  • Anticipated outcome (including an identifiable loss prevention benefit)
  • Statement of how this grant project will enhance patient safety and reduce professional and/or general liability exposures to the organization.
  • Budget (broad categories of estimated expenses): capital purchases are not permitted.

Additional information required:

Not required but recommended:

  • Letters of support – which should be addressed to Christina Gomes-Ferreira, Loss Prevention/Underwriting Specialist

The Senior Leadership Acknowledgement Form and letters of support should be forwarded to Valerie Till,, fax 401-444-8963, or interoffice mail to Valerie Till, 245 Chapman St., Suite 200.  

Download our printable flyer for the Loss Prevention Grant Fund to post in your area

More Information

For more information, please contact Christina Gomes-Ferreira, loss prevention/underwriting specialist, by email at or phone at 401-444-8251.  If you are unable to access the website form, please contact Valerie Till at 401-444-4595 or email for further assistance.