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Special Recognition and Infrastructure Development to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Improv...

Deadline 05/01/18

A program offering special recognition is available to Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies to recognize their communities' authentic and unique qualities that enhance local quality of life. Once designated, professional development, networking, and technical assistance opportunities will be provided to eac...

GrantWatch ID#: 171519

Grants to Mississippi Agencies for Community and Economic Development Benefitting Low-Income...

Deadline 05/14/18

Grants to Mississippi local government agencies for a broad range of community and economic development activities. The purpose of this program is to eliminate or prevent urban slum or blight conditions, meet critical community needs, and benefit low-and-moderate-income households. The Community Development Block Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 183057

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Cultural Events, Exhibits, and Activities

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for community projects that provide access to cultural experiences, create jobs, and demonstrate public value. Projects must involve cultural heritage, provide access to all state residents, and involve collaboration. Cultural...

GrantWatch ID#: 179810

Grants to New Hampshire Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Arts and Culture Programs

Deadline 07/27/18

Grants ranging from $750 to $4,500 to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs for a broad range of arts programming to benefit local communities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an informational workshop; sessions are scheduled for February 20, 22, 27, and March 1. Com...

GrantWatch ID#: 179326

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies in Multiple States for Economic Development in ...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants to Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia nonprofits, IHEs, government agencies, tribes, and development districts to strengthen communities across the Appalachian region. Applicants are strongly encourag...

GrantWatch ID#: 183102

Grants to Seattle, Washington Nonprofits, Groups, Associations, and CBOs to Increase Access ...

Deadline 05/07/18

Matching grants of up to $50,000 to Seattle, Washington nonprofits, neighborhood groups, Parent-Teacher-Student Associations (PTSA), business groups, and other community-based organizations for digital equity projects. The purpose of this program is to provide technology opportunities to all of Seattle's residents and comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 151921

Grants to St. Lucie County, Florida Organizations to Promote Economic Stability for Local Ho...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants to St. Lucie County, Florida organizations for initiatives that positively impact available housing, household income, and economic stability. Funding is intended for programs that provide low and moderate income individuals with basic needs, as well as job skills needed to succeed financially. The Foundation's f...

GrantWatch ID#: 150552

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits to Improve Opportunities for Women and Girls

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations to enhance the lives of women and girls within the state. Funding is intended for programs that address the most crucial barriers that women and girls face including childcare, education and training, mentorship, employment, housing, and transportation. IWF seeks ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143869

Grants to Washington, DC Emerging Companies to Support Business Development

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Washington, DC small and emerging businesses located in Wards 7 and 8 to support business development activities. Funding may be used for market research, product or service development, licensing, customer development, prototype development, and other development purposes. The grants are to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183408

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Tribes to Enhance Watersheds and Forests

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants of up to $24,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and Tribes to enhance the quality of watersheds and forests in the Tongas National Forest. Funding is intended help organizations develop the capacity to plan, convene, and monitor landscape and watershed projects. Introduction: T...

GrantWatch ID#: 177800

Grants and Loans to Oregon Individuals with Limited Resources to Start a Business

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and loans to Oregon individuals with limited resources who wish to start a business within the state. Applicants must have completed a qualifying business course within a year of applying. Clients who successfully participate in the program will receive a cash grant and a pre-approved loan for the purpose of buildin...

GrantWatch ID#: 164895

Grants to Washington, DC Agencies, CBOs, and Faith-Based Organizations to Promote Economic S...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Washington, DC government agencies, community-based organizations, and faith-based organizations to help individuals receiving public benefits become more self-sufficient. Programs should help individuals gain skills and experiences that will enhance employment prospects and decrease dependence on public benefits...

GrantWatch ID#: 174987

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Agriculture, Workforce Training, and Emp...

Deadline 04/26/18

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits and government agencies for programs that expand local agriculture, prepare residents to join the workforce, and create new opportunities for local employment, particularly in health care. Eligible projects are those that benefit tobacco-dependent, economically distressed, and/or rural c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179845

Grants to Iowa Local Governments for the Revitalization of Historic City Centers

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants to Iowa cities and counties for the comprehensive revitalization of historic city centers throughout the state. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. This program supports facade improvements to privately-owned structures. Applications for the CDBG Downtown Revitalization Fund must meet one HU...

GrantWatch ID#: 151213

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits for Food, Health, Safety, Shelter, Education, and Economic Deve...

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations for programs and services that benefit residents in the funding source's service area. Funding will be provided to organizations that assist with food, health, safety, shelter, education, economic development, and cultural enrichment in Hart, Stephens, Franklin, M...

GrantWatch ID#: 166464

Grants to Southeastern Arizona Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Health, and ...

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to benefit Graham and Greenlee Counties by improving the quality of life, education, and health of local residents. The Foundation is offering two grants, each with a different focus. The Nonprofit Grant benefits organizations that offer programs r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167713

Awards to New Mexico Businesses to Recognize Success and Rapid Growth of Revenue

Deadline 04/27/18

Awards to New Mexico businesses and other for-profits for exceptional success and growth in a short amount of time. Applicants must represent locally-owned businesses. Awards will be publicized online and in print, and a ceremony will be held in the Fall of 2018 to celebrate the recipients.

GrantWatch ID#: 179039

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies to support events and fundraisers taking place within the funding source’s service area. Eligible towns include Bethlehem, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Bridgewater, Litchfield, Goshen, Morris, Middlebury, New Milford, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prosp...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for General Operating Support and Community Projects in Takoma...

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,000 and grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to Maryland nonprofits to enhance the cultural, social, environmental, and economic aspects of Takoma Park. Proposals are also invited for general operating support that help stabilize organizations by providing support for fundraising, salaries, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 181057

Grants to Thurston County, Washington Groups and Individuals to Promote a Just and Equitable...

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Thurston County, Washington groups and individuals for projects involving social justice, environment, and community building. The Fund’s goal is to foster a just, democratic, ecologically sound, and non-violent society. Funding may be requested for public outreach, start-up support, equipment, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181123

Grants to New Hampshire Municipalities to Improve Zoning Regulations to Meet Citizens' Needs

Deadline 06/01/18 Conference Date: 04/28/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to New Hampshire municipalities to improve local zoning regulations in support of providing diverse housing options to meet the needs of residents. Funding is intended to hire planning consultants to assist in the evaluation and amendment of current regulations. Grants will be awarded ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179753

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Housing, Education, an...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $10,000 to Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. If requesting support for capital campaigns, strategic investments, or large-scale initiatives, you must contact...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579

Grants to USA Land Grant IHEs to Help Farmers and Farm Workers with Disabilities

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA cooperative extensions at qualifying land grant colleges and universities for programs to assist farm workers, farmers, and farm family members with disabilities. The purpose of this program is to help beneficiaries succeed in the agricultural industry. Program elements include education, marketing, networkin...

GrantWatch ID#: 154693

Grants to Wisconsin and Michigan Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts, Education, Environme...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Wisconsin and Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for activities that promote economic health, education, arts and culture, and the environment. The intention of these grants is to enable organizations to achieve lasting results within the focus areas. Organizations must benefit communitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 164400

Grants to Dubois, Wyoming Organizations to Promote Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Dubois, Wyoming organizations to promote tourism activities and draw a substantial number of visitors to the local area. Funding may be used for performances and attractions that are open to the general public. All activities must be of cultural, educational, artistic, recreational, or cultural significance. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175429

Grants to New Hampshire Municipalities for Community Planning Feasibility Studies

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to New Hampshire local government agencies for planning and feasibility studies related to community development activities. Eligible activities include preliminary engineering and architectural design, income surveys, market analysis, and cost estimate. The objectives of a feasibility study gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 175620

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Municipalities to Promote Tourism to Enhance th...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Kansas nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to develop new or enhance existing tourism attractions within the State. Projects should result in positive economic impact, including job creation, capital investment, out-of-state tourism to Kansas, and revenue increase. Funding is intended to assist th...

GrantWatch ID#: 176183

Grants to Kentucky Restaurants and Food Services to Reimburse Food Produced In-State

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $12,000 per year to Kentucky restaurants and food service businesses to reimburse the purchase or sale of agricultural products grown within the state. Applicants must request the qualifying status to be eligible for this program. This program helps qualifying participants enhance their products and menus w...

GrantWatch ID#: 176326

Grants to South Dakota Nonprofits and Agencies to Expand Economic and Community Development ...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to South Dakota nonprofit organizations, local governments, tribal governments, and political subdivisions to build the capacity of local economic development programs. Funding is available to defray the cost of equipment purchase, training needs, hiring new staff, increasing the hours of part-time staff, and other ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176824

Grants to Ohio Credit Unions to Implement Financial Education Programs and Services

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Ohio credit unions to institute educational and informational outreach programs that offer financial services and financial education in local communities and schools. Eligible programs may also be those that target members and diverse populations. Funding is intended for community programming that fulfills the s...

GrantWatch ID#: 176979

Grants to Ohio Credit Unions to Improve the Quality of Life for Low-Income Families

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Ohio credit unions for programs that help low and moderate-income families and communities through financial services, community programs, and affordable housing. Funding is also available to help other newly established financial institutions and community development associations. The William A. Herring Soci...

GrantWatch ID#: 177191

Grants to Western North Dakota Nonprofit Organizations and Agencies for Health, Environment,...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Western North Dakota nonprofits and agencies that serve rural communities to facilitate development initiatives and infrastructure improvement, including health, safety and environmental programs, housing projects, medical facilities, and educational programs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178825

Grants to Kentucky Women to Support Training and Career Development

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Kentucky women who have begun a career or who are planning to begin a career within the state's workforce. This program seeks to promote economic self-sufficiency for women and helps workers obtain the education and training they need to succeed. Funding may be requested for academic programs, training and skills...

GrantWatch ID#: 178862

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits and For-Profits for the Marketing of Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Louisiana nonprofit and for-profit organizations for the marketing and promotion of tourism opportunities within the state. The purpose of this program is to attract and retain visitors while positively impacting Louisiana’s economy. Funds are available to reimburse a portion of the qualifying marketing expense...

GrantWatch ID#: 179090

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community, Environment, Education, and Econ...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to Alaska nonprofits in the Funding Source's service territory for programs in the areas of disaster relief, community services, economic development, education, leadership, and the environment. Eligible areas include Fairbanks, Nenana, Delta Junction, Healy, and Cantwell. Program Area Details: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179605

Grants to Bonner County, Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Arts Programs and Proje...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Bonner County, Idaho nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and public educational institutions for arts projects that promote critical thinking, enhance community quality of life, and stimulate economic vitality. Consideration will also be given to arts programs that place a pa...

GrantWatch ID#: 179826

Grants to Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan Nonprofits for Economic Development and Education

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan nonprofit organizations for charitable activities that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Funding may be requested for economic development and educational programs that promote community development. Foundation Mission: Promoting Education and Economic Developmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 179974

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Agriculture Programs Related to Education, Animal Welfare, and...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 to Ohio nonprofits for agriculture programs in the areas of the environment, the human-animal bond, and professional and economic development. Funding may be used for general support, program expansion, startup funding for new organizations, or capital for equipment necessary to impleme...

GrantWatch ID#: 180274

Grants to Roscommon County, Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community and You...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Roscommon County, Michigan nonprofits, government agencies, faith-based organizations and schools for community benefit and youth programs. Funding is intended for the areas of education, environment, healthcare, human services, recreation, arts and culture, and public benefit. Projects that demonstrate collabora...

GrantWatch ID#: 180320

Grants to Franklin County, North Carolina Organizations and Agencies to Promote the Local To...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to Franklin County, North Carolina organizations and agencies for projects that will enhance the local tourism industry. The purpose of this program is to foster a strong economic base and job creation within the tourism sector. Events must result in an increase in visitors from outside the County. Emphasis is place...

GrantWatch ID#: 180388

Grants to Finney County, Kansas Organizations to Produce Events that Encourage Local Tourism

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Finney County, Kansas organizations to produce projects and events that will increase tourism and overnight visitors to the local area. For new events, applicants must complete an event plan and have it reviewed by grant staff. The events must be unique, have a benefit for local businesses, and ha...

GrantWatch ID#: 180742

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Southeastern States for Education, Health, Human Services, Enviro...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in eligible southeastern states for programs in health and human services, education, environment, and community and economic development. Eligible states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Vir...

GrantWatch ID#: 180844

Grants to Montana Nonprofits for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations to promote the economic success and independence of women and girls. The Foundation supports existing programs, efforts improve organizational efficiency, advocacy, campaigns, and pilot projects. Particular interest is given to projects that take a tw...

GrantWatch ID#: 181073

Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Music Performances, Presentations, and Education

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $3,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for projects to promote music education and community programs within the state. Funding may be requested for presentations and performances, music lessons, and the purchase of musical instruments. The Texas Music Office (TMO), is a division within t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183009

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit Women and Girls in Charlevoix...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for programs and projects that promote the well-being and economic self-sufficiency of girls and women in Emmet and Charlevoix Counties. Proposed programs and projects should demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of achieving the desired outcomes. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 132380

Grants to Adrian, Michigan Nonprofits for Education, Economic Development, and Recreation Pro...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Adrian, Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that enhance and revitalize the community. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on promoting economic development, educational development for young children, and creating and supporting recreation opportunities for the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 137962

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Children and Families, the Environment, and Disenfranchi...

Deadline 08/01/18 LOI Date: 05/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations creating positive change through promoting self-sufficiency and community integration. Programs should address issues affecting children and families, the environment, and disenfranchised groups. Specifically, Singing for Change looks for groups that...

GrantWatch ID#: 138499

Grants to Gaston Area, Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Community, Arts, and Hu...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Indiana nonprofit organizations and units of government for projects and programs that benefit the residents of the Town of Gaston and Harrison and Washington Townships. First-time applicants are required to contact the Foundation before applying. Funds are intended for projects in the areas of ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 145660

Grants to Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Conservation and Outdoor R...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants to Sheboygan County, Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and school districts to develop recreational opportunities and promote natural resources conservation. Eligible requests include project development land acquisition, restoration, and purchase of development rights. Introduction: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153251