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Grants to South Plains Area, Texas Nonprofits for Basic Needs, Education, Youth, and Social ...

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for local community benefit initiatives in Lubbock and the surrounding South Plains area. Grants may be made for programs and projects in the areas of civic, social, and economic development; education and youth; and basic needs and self-sufficiency. The Foundation...

GrantWatch ID#: 175768

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Agencies to Redevelop and Preserve Properties in Erie ...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, local agencies, and municipal authorities to redevelop, preserve, and enhance vacant and underused buildings in Erie County. Funding is intended to encourage investment and strengthen neighborhoods, commercial districts, and communities. Anchor buildin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183434

Grants to Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Nonprofits for Early-Stage Neighbor...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware nonprofit organizations to support the initial stages of neighborhood revitalization projects. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for children and families living in eligible low-income communities by concentrating resources on com...

GrantWatch ID#: 181479

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop New Single Family Housing in Albuque...

Deadline 10/04/19

Grants to New Mexico nonprofit corporations and state and local government agencies to develop new single-family housing projects on a property located in Albuquerque. Funding is intended to generate affordable housing options for low and moderate-income families. The City of Albuquerque is offering the City-owned prop...

GrantWatch ID#: 186454

Grants to USA Nonprofit Community Housing Organizations Serving Rural and Native American Pop...

Deadline 09/09/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit community development and housing organizations, Tribes, and Tribal housing entities and authorities serving rural areas to strengthen capacity to implement housing programs for low-income residents. An LOI must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended to help organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 186268

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Agencies, and Churches to Improve the Quality of Life of ...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, governmental bodies, and churches for projects to improve the quality of life of residents in the Greater Johnstown region. Funding is intended to support workforce and business development, develop recreational amenities, improve transportation options, and fight blight in C...

GrantWatch ID#: 186361

Grants to Montana Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Recreation and Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations and city, county, and Tribal governments for projects that enhance and develop the state's recreation and tourism industry. Funding may be used for facility construction and upgrades, arts, heritage, and cultural preservation, and niche product development. Funds are awarded annua...

GrantWatch ID#: 172624

Grants to Ontario Media Production Companies for Interactive Digital Content

Deadline 08/26/19

Grants starting at $10,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to Ontario media production companies for the creation of original and high quality interactive digital media content. Newly-established companies and first-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and act...

GrantWatch ID#: 175125

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits for Housing and Economic Development Programs in Arlington Cou...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that improve economic and housing conditions for low- to moderate-income Arlington County residents. Funding may be provided for public services, such as senior and youth programs, job training, and neighborhood programs, or for housing development, homeownership, hou...

GrantWatch ID#: 175186

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, Community Organizations, and IHEs for Educator Conf...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Illinois nonprofits, local education agencies, community organizations, and IHEs for educational conferences related to career preparation among high school and postsecondary students. Applicants must pre-qualify prior to applying. Funding is intended to expand and enhance the knowledge, content, and skills of se...

GrantWatch ID#: 186474

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota Nonprofits and Businesses for Arts and Culture Projects

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and businesses to strengthen the local arts and cultural community. Funding is intended for specific projects and organizational development to promote economic growth and cultural vitality. Particular emphasis is placed on activities occurring in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182839

Cooperative Agreements to Institutions of Higher Education to Promote National Service on Ca...

Deadline 08/26/19

Cooperative agreements ranging from $15,000 to $20,000 to institutions of higher education to promote national service on campus. Funding is intended for efforts to engage the public, on university campuses and in surrounding communities, to increase the number of applicants applying for AmeriCorps VISTA service opportunit...

GrantWatch ID#: 186610

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Promote Arts and Culture, Healthy Bir...

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to enhance the lives of residents in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington Counties. Some applicants are required to submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to the full proposal. Priority will be given to programs and projects that promote healthy birth outcomes, arts and culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 173424

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits and Developers to Address Housing Needs of Low-Income Individu...

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants to Missouri nonprofit organizations and for-profit developers to meet the housing needs of low-income individuals and families. Funding is available for a broad range of housing needs, such as rental assistance, homelessness prevention, rehabilitation or new constructions of rental housing, and home repair.

GrantWatch ID#: 135216

Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana Nonprofits for Arts and Culture Programming in Eligible...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana nonprofit organizations to promote arts and culture in eligible counties. Funding is intended to improve accessibility to and availability of the arts, including cultural activities and arts education that is inclusive of all abilities, ages, income levels, races, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 186623

Grants to Kingston, Ontario Cultural Heritage Nonprofits for General Organizational Operatio...

Deadline 09/11/19

Grants of up to $75,000 to Kingston, Ontario nonprofit organizations that provide cultural and heritage programming to local communities to support general operations and strengthen capacity. Funding is intended to assist organizations with operational stability, and to enable development and delivery of their programs and...

GrantWatch ID#: 146564

Grants to Kingston, Ontario Cultural Heritage Nonprofits for General Organizational Operatio...

Deadline 09/11/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Kingston, Ontario nonprofit organizations that provide cultural and heritage programming to local communities. Funding is intended to support general operations and strengthen capacity, to assist organizations with operational stability, and to enable development and delivery of their programs an...

GrantWatch ID#: 186323

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Capital Expenditures to Improve Organizational Capaci...

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits in the Greater Boston area or gateway cities to support one-time capital projects that will strengthen organizational capacity. Preference will be given to organizations working in the areas of human services, health, youth development, and economic mobilit...

GrantWatch ID#: 177471

Grants to Westchester, New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Basic Needs, ...

Deadline 10/11/19

Grants to Westchester, New York, nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts for programs that strengthen the community and improve the lives of local residents. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of promising futures and thriving comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 180881

Grant to a Washington, DC Qualified Grantee to Provide Financial Literacy Services to Indivi...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grant to a Washington, DC qualified grantee to provide financial literacy services to customers of a District employment services program. Funding is intended to support structured, high-quality services that focus on asset building and financial literacy to 1,500 customers who are receiving employment services through the...

GrantWatch ID#: 186617

Matching Grants to Massachusetts Manufacturing Companies to Hire Private Consulting Services

Deadline 10/04/19

Matching grants of up to $7,500 to small- and mid-sized Massachusetts manufacturing companies to hire private consulting services to assist with a business transition. Funding is intended to support the provision of high-powered, third-party consultants of the company's choice.

GrantWatch ID#: 160846

Grants to Worcester County, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Youth, Environment, Children, ...

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community projects that benefit Worcester and the surrounding towns and cities of Worcester County. Eligible program areas include arts, environment, and civic life; early childhood development; youth education and development; economic secu...

GrantWatch ID#: 169966

Grants to New York Nonprofits in New York City and the Hudson Valley to Promote Social Justic...

Deadline 09/13/19

Grants of $10,000, $15,000, or $20,000 to New York nonprofits for social justice activism through community organizing and campaigns in New York City and Hudson Valley. Funding is intended to build leadership and grassroots activism in marginalized communities. Strong preference will be given to organizations that have les...

GrantWatch ID#: 151316
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Grants to New York Nonprofits for Operating Support and Capacity Building Efforts in Eligibl...

Deadline 09/13/19

Grants of $10,000, $15,000, and $20,000 to New York nonprofit organizations that focus on strengthening communities and promoting leadership skills for operating support and capacity building. Funding is intended to support both new and established organizations, as well as current grant recipients. Eligible organizations ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186680

Grants to Mount Vernon, Washington Nonprofits for Tourism Events and Facilities

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations for projects that will increase tourism and overnight stays in Mount Vernon. Funding is provided for the operation of tourism-related facilities, operations and marketing for festivals and special events, and tourism marketing.

GrantWatch ID#: 147654

Grants to Israel and Singapore Companies to Research and Develop Technology and Products for...

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants to Israel and Singapore companies for joint industrial research and development collaboration. Funding may be used for feasibility studies as well as commercialization activities for products and technologies that demonstrate the potential for commercialization. SIIRD provides funding of up to US$1M for joint R&...

GrantWatch ID#: 164613

Grants to East Central Illinois Nonprofits for Health, Rural Development, Agricultural Econo...

Deadline 09/27/19 LOI Date: 08/23/19

Grants to East Central Illinois nonprofit organizations for programming that promotes the agricultural economy, health, and rural development of local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. Preference will be given to organizations serving the Coles area and rural organizations. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 173650

Grants to USA Individuals in Northeastern States for Projects to Support the Aquaculture Ind...

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA individuals associated with organizations, research institutions, federal agencies, IHEs, corporations, and agricultural experiment stations in Northeastern states for projects that support the development of the regional aquaculture industry. Examples of fundable projects might include speci...

GrantWatch ID#: 186330

Grants to Washington, DC Businesses that Combine Retail Areas and Manufacturing Space to Buil...

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants to Washington, DC businesses that integrate retail areas and manufacturing space, to strengthen capacity. Funding is intended to help businesses improve their venue or to buy and install heavy equipment that will enable the company to manufacture, produce, and retail its products. Showroom-makerspaces could include ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186598

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and Agencies to Create Community-Service Senio...

Deadline 09/25/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants starting at approximately $40,000 to USA and Territories nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers, 55 years and older. Funding is intended for volunteer programs with a focus on the following areas of interest: ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701
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Grants to Los Angeles County, California Arts Nonprofits to Build Capacity and Address Priori...

Deadline 10/09/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19

Grants starting at $7,500 to Los Angeles County, California nonprofit arts organizations to strengthen capacity and address vital needs. New applicants and applicants who did not receive funding when they last applied must attend a workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support arts organizations with services ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161971

Grants to Miami Beach, Florida Nonprofits and Businesses for Events that Benefit the Tourism...

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 09/06/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to Miami Beach, Florida nonprofit organizations and businesses for events that will generate significant income for the tourism industry. Applicants must meet with program staff and submit preliminary information prior to submitting an application. Funding will be awarded to events that are new or o...

GrantWatch ID#: 173938

Grants to Miami Beach, Florida Nonprofits and Businesses for Programs to Promote Tourism

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 09/06/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to Miami Beach, Florida nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations for programs and projects that promote local tourism year-round. Applicants must meet with program staff and submit preliminary information prior to submitting an application. Initiative grants are specifically targeted...

GrantWatch ID#: 174527

Grants to Miami Beach, Florida Nonprofits for Programs and Events to Promote Local Tourism

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 09/06/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to Miami Beach, Florida nonprofit organizations for programs, projects, and events that will promote local tourism. Applicants must meet with program staff and submit preliminary information prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to help nonprofits develop and promote broad areas of...

GrantWatch ID#: 174538

Grants to Florida Organizations to Produce One-Time Events of Significant Impact to Miami Be...

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 09/06/19

Grants of up to $45,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations to produce a significant new or one-time event that will have a major impact on national and international tourism for Miami Beach. Applicants must meet with program staff and submit project information prior to submitting a full applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182062

Grants to Minnesota Artists for Career Advancement in the Area of Public Art

Deadline 10/16/19 Conference Date: 08/24/19

Grants of $5,000 to Minnesota artists for career advancement in the area of public art. Funding is intended to support the development of a project concept or to participate in activities that will help mid-career artists further their careers as public artists. Professional development activities can range from residencie...

GrantWatch ID#: 176401

Grants to Houston, Texas Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Culture Festivals in the Ci...

Deadline 09/20/19 Conference Date: 08/24/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Houston, Texas nonprofit organizations and individuals for local arts and culture festivals. Funding is intended for festivals that promote Houston as a creative city and as a unique destination for arts and culture. Festivals must be open to the public.

GrantWatch ID#: 184753

Grants to Jackson, Michigan Nonprofits, Agencies, Churches, and School Districts for Program...

Deadline 10/21/19 LOI Date: 08/26/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to Jackson, Michigan nonprofit organizations, agencies, churches, and school districts for programs that benefit the local community. An LOI must be submitted prior to submitting a full application. Eligible focus areas include health, education, economic prosperity, art, culture and recreation, str...

GrantWatch ID#: 172084

Grants to Avon, Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies for Educational, Economic, Cultural, Enviro...

Deadline 08/26/19

Grants to Avon, Colorado nonprofits and agencies for programs, projects, and services to improve the quality of life for residents. Funding is intended to preserve and enhance the natural environment, to develop diverse and inclusive educational, economic, recreational and cultural opportunities, to provide a responsive, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175034

Grants to North Carolina Artists in Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, and Columbus Counties fo...

Deadline 09/18/19 Conference Date: 08/26/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to North Carolina individual artists and groups of artists in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, and Columbus Counties for professional development. Funding is intended for materials, equipment, new work, and career-development workshops. Eligible disciplines include music composition, visua...

GrantWatch ID#: 147810
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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Promote Economic Revitalization in Commercial Corrido...

Deadline 09/12/19 Conference Date: 08/27/19

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to promote economic revitalization in designated commercial areas. Applicants must register in the online application system in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to support services and programs that assist businesses with the retention, expansion, and attraction ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174278

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life for Hancock County Res...

Deadline 08/28/19

Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects to improve the quality of life for Hancock County residents. Funding is intended for the Foundation's areas of focus including education and lifelong learning, community and economic development, and quality of life.

GrantWatch ID#: 135929

Grants to Centralia, Washington Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote and Increase Tourism

Deadline 08/28/19

Grants to Centralia, Washington nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote and increase tourism. Funding is intended for festivals and special events and for tourism promotion. The Committee is particularly interested in projects leading to increased overnight stays in Centralia. Funds can also be used to f...

GrantWatch ID#: 148414

Grants to Washington Individuals, Businesses, Organizations, and Local Governments to Preser...

Deadline 09/25/19 Conference Date: 08/28/19

Grants to Washington businesses, individuals, organizations, and local governments to preserve official historic city landmarks in King County. Eligible projects will focus on the restoration and stabilization of historic building fabric, essential building system repairs or replacements, or the restoration of historically...

GrantWatch ID#: 125438

Grants to Chester County, Pennsylvania Municipalities for Local Planning, Sustainability, an...

Deadline 10/25/19 Conference Date: 08/28/19

Grants to Chester County, Pennsylvania municipalities to improve local planning programs in order to meet county-level planning goals. Attendance is required at a pre-submittal meeting. This program supports municipal plan revisions, municipal planning, and innovative growth management.

GrantWatch ID#: 139184

Grants to Middlesex County, Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Community and Economic D...

Deadline 09/12/19 Conference Date: 08/28/19

Grants starting at $500 to Middlesex County, Connecticut nonprofit organizations and government agencies for services and programs that address a range of community needs. Applicants must attend an information session prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that add value to, and have a positive impact on, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174579

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits, Tribes, Schools, and Agencies for Community-Based Projects ...

Deadline 09/13/19 Conference Date: 08/28/19

Grants to New Mexico nonprofits, Indian tribes, public schools, and governmental agencies for a wide range of community development and natural stewardship projects. Funding areas include capacity building for nonprofits, economic development, education, early childhood development, healthcare, local food industry developm...

GrantWatch ID#: 174839

Grants to North Carolina and South Carolina Individual Artists or Groups of Artists in Eligi...

Deadline 10/01/19 Conference Date: 08/28/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to North Carolina and South Carolina individual artists or groups of unincorporated artists in eligible areas for career development activities. Funding is intended to offer artists the opportunities to enhance their artistic careers, including by participating in a professional development experienc...

GrantWatch ID#: 186516

Grants to Kentucky Family Farms for Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure and Equipment

Deadline 08/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky family farms to improve the energy efficiency of existing farm facilities, technology, and equipment. Funding is intended to help agricultural operations within the State become more profitable and sustainable through strategic investments. The KADF On-Farm Energy Efficiency Incentiv...

GrantWatch ID#: 183657

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits and Agencies for Environmental Preservation in Douglas County

Deadline 10/01/19 Conference Date: 08/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kansas nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, and government agencies for environmental conservation initiatives in Douglas County. Funding is intended for educational and preservation projects, as well as resource conservation. Projects may address these areas in scientific, cultural, ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 175544