Great Expectations Foundation

Every child’s story should be one of triumph.

Every communities story should be one of prosperity.

How Can We Help You?

Any Size Organization

Great Expectations Foundation has donated to over 100 charities of variable sizes over the years. No organization is too big, or too small to be considered!

Any Size Donation

Great Expectations Foundation has given donations up to $25,000 and as little as $250. Each charity has different needs we are flexible to be able to match the charities needs.

Any Cause

Great Expectations Foundation prioritizes organizations that focus on the lives of children regardless of their focus. In 2022 we opened up our arms to all charities in our local communities.


Recent Causes

  • Gracious Helpers Foundation
    Located in St. Louis, MO Gracious Helpers Foundation is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work done at this organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. Empowering their partners by creating opportunities for individuals and communities is a high priority here. Finding newContinue reading “Gracious Helpers Foundation”
  • Richwoods High School Bass Team
    Richwoods HighSchool is located in Peoria, IL Richwoods High School Bass team works hard to provide an opportunity for kids to fish and learn about the natural resources available while also teaching them intangible lessons and life skills. They focus on conservation while also encouraging the spirit of competition! They are currently undergoing some overhaulsContinue reading “Richwoods High School Bass Team”
  • 111 Project
    111 Project is located in Oklahoma City, OK Destiny Christian Center in Oklahoma City, OK is a 111 Project partner, which serves as a bridge between child welfare and the church. 111 Project exists to mobilize the local church so every child has a family: 1 Church, 1 Family, for 1 Purpose. CarePortal is theContinue reading “111 Project”


What Organizations Say

We are so grateful to Rent One and their Great Expectations Program.  The process of applying for these funds was very easy to navigate online, and their response to my request was almost immediate.  This was so unexpected and appreciated!

Betti Mucha – Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center

Applying for a great to the Great Expectations Foundation was a rewarding process. It was great to be able to tell our story and have someone recognize and support our organization’s efforts in our community. The application is well thought-out and easy to follow, and allowed us to explain what project the Foundation will be contributing to as our grant partner.

Abbey Heuiser – Boys and Girls Club of Poplar Bluff

About Us

Our Beliefs

Great Expectations Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2011 by Larry and Sharon Carrico. Their mission is to provide funding for organizations within Rent One and RNR Midwest communities that focus on children’s education, fitness and wellness, along with their emotional and spiritual development. In 2022 to further the reach in their communities they opened grant opportunities to all 501(c)(3) organizations located in communities near the stores..

Have More Questions?

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