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

Deadline 07/26/19

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. Funding is intended specifically to bring arts activities to underserved communities in the state. General Project Grants for Community E...

GrantWatch ID#: 179326

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 South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Churches for Activities that Promote Tour...

Deadline 07/25/19

Grants to South Carolina nonprofits, religious organizations, governmental units, and associations for projects that strengthen the tourism industry in Charleston. Funding will be primarily provided for tourism advertising and promotion, arts and cultural events, and civic and cultural facility operation, construction, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 172686

Grants to Massachusetts Municipalities and Agencies for the Improvement of Public Infrastruc...

Deadline 08/09/19

Grants to Massachusetts municipalities and other public agencies for capital public infrastructure improvement projects. Additional funding is available to small towns for road and bridge repairs and construction. Funding is intended for projects that accelerate and support housing production, spur private development, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 173689

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 Illinois Nonprofits Serving the Elderly for Organizational Improvements in Eligible...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations that serve the elderly in eligible areas to improve their organizational, governance, and management capacity in the long-term. Funding is intended to support training fees, consulting, staffing, information technology, and other costs related to capacity-building activities. Elig...

GrantWatch ID#: 182530

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

Deadline 08/02/19

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

Grants to Chicago Area, Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit Local Women and Girls

Deadline 08/05/19

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life for women and girls in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Program areas include economic security, access to health, and freedom from violence. Eligible programs are located in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties. Economic sec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174977

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Integrate Arts and Culture into Social and Ci...

Deadline 08/08/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofits and government entities for collaborative projects that integrate arts, design, and culture into community development initiatives. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects that promote systemic changes t...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to Monroe, Washington Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Tourism in the Local Area

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote tourism in the City of Monroe. Funding may be requested for tourism marketing, the marketing or operation of special events and festivals that will attract tourists, and the operating of tourism-related facilities. Priority will be given to eve...

GrantWatch ID#: 146958

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Projects Addressing Critical Needs in the Greater Bos...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Massachusetts new and established nonprofits in the Greater Boston area for innovative programs that address critical needs and challenges in local communities. Organizations supporting individuals with physical disabilities or seniors are especially encouraged to apply for an Open...

GrantWatch ID#: 182035

Grants to USA Individuals and Non-Federal Entities for U.S. Fisheries Related Research and D...

Deadline 11/12/19 LOI Date: 07/30/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and Compact Free Associations individuals and non-federal associations, corporations, and nonprofits for research and development projects related to U.S. fisheries. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal and complete required registrations before applying. Proposals submitted to this compe...

GrantWatch ID#: 186128

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 New York Counties and Municipalities for the Development of Coastal and Riverfront ...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to New York cities, towns, villages, and counties for revitalization projects along coastal areas and designated water inlets. Funding is intended to support the preparation or implementation of waterfront and community revitalization projects through the following categories: - Preparing or Updating a Local Wate...

GrantWatch ID#: 156105

Grants to New York Local Governments, Nonprofits, and Community Boards for Community Revital...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to New York municipalities, community-based organizations, and New York City community boards for the redevelopment of brownfields in local communities. Some applicants are required to submit a draft application prior to submission of the full proposal. Funding is intended to support the identification and nominatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 185926

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Island Nonprofit Community Development and Housing Org...

Deadline 09/09/19 LOI Date: 07/24/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Island nonprofit community development and housing organizations to strengthen capacity and increase their ability to develop and execute housing programs for low-income residents. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to help organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 186267

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Community- and Faith-Based Organizat...

Deadline 08/16/19

Grants ranging from to $30,000 to $80,000 to Massachusetts training and education providers, including nonprofits, agencies, IHEs, libraries, and community- and faith-based organizations for adult education opportunities that lead to high-salary careers. Funding is intended for workforce preparatory education and occupatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 186204

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 Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural Programming in the MetroWest Region

Deadline 08/05/19

Grants typically ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to support arts and cultural programming throughout the MetroWest region. Funding may be requested for arts education, performing arts activities, gallery exhibitions, and historic preservation. Through its Fund for the Arts & Cult...

GrantWatch ID#: 173565

Grants to Florida Nonprofits and Local Agencies for Economic Self-Sufficiency Programs in Bro...

Deadline 08/05/19

Grants to Broward County, Florida nonprofit organizations and local agencies for programs that provide economic stability for residents. Funding is intended to break the cycle of poverty by providing services and resources to decrease homelessness and transition people into stable housing and employment. The Foundation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167122

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Visitors Bureaus to Promote Tourism in ...

Deadline 08/09/19

Grants to San Juan County, Washington nonprofit organizations, municipalities, visitors bureaus, and destination marketing organizations for activities and facilities that promote local tourism. Special emphasis will be placed on events, facilities, and facility operations that enhance tourism beyond the peak summer months...

GrantWatch ID#: 138127

Grants to Florida Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth Workforce Skills Development in Broward ...

Deadline 08/05/19

Grants to Broward County, Florida nonprofit organizations and city and county government agencies for projects that increase or create work-related opportunities for 8th to 12th-grade youth (ages 14 to 21). Eligible projects include apprenticeships, traditional jobs, job shadowing, and paid or unpaid internships. They must...

GrantWatch ID#: 168415

Grants to Cumberland County, North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Projects a...

Deadline 08/11/19

Grants to Cumberland County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations and local units of government for programs that benefit communities and improve the local quality of life for residents. In addition to program support, funding is available for nonprofit endowment building and other organizational strengthening, capacity ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173678

Grants to Birmingham Area, Alabama Nonprofits to Benefit and Support Women and Children

Deadline 10/16/19 LOI Date: 08/16/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Birmingham Area, Alabama nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit women and children. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for the safety, health, education, well being, and financial stability of women and children, as well as for programs that promote...

GrantWatch ID#: 137689

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 New Mexico Nonprofits for Education, Health, Culture, Environment, and Career and ...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of $5,000, $10,000 and $15,000 to New Mexico nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies for operating support and projects that meet the needs of communities in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, and Mora Counties. Funding is intended to assist organizations that meet a well-documented community need in the fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 181601

Grant to a Washington, DC Business or Nonprofit to Increase Awareness of Investment Opportun...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grant to a Washington, DC for-profit or nonprofit corporation to create and implement a familiarization tour that will encourage investments in local businesses. Funding is intended to support the conducting of market assessments and engagement of angel, venture, and seed capital investors to foster entrepreneurship and bu...

GrantWatch ID#: 186471

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Aging, Youth, Workforce, Arts, and Community...

Deadline 08/19/19 LOI Date: 07/22/19

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs in the areas of Alzheimer’s and aging, community initiatives, youth development, workforce development, and the arts. To start the application process, a preliminary application must be submitted. Proposals are invited in specific program ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 176899

Grants to Washington, DC Longstanding Small Businesses to Expand or Relocate to Eligible Com...

Deadline 07/22/19

Grants to Washington, DC longstanding small businesses for business relocation or expansion projects. Businesses must be located in or seeking to relocate to eligible priority commercial corridors. Funding is intended to create new job opportunities, impact emerging commercial corridors, increase the District's tax base, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 186253

Grants to Maine Business Owners Aged 18-29 for Business Development and Commercialization Ac...

Deadline 07/23/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine business owners ages 18 to 29 for commercialization and business development projects that will contribute to the State's economic growth. Funded projects are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects are also acceptable. Examples of projects include, but ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960

Grants to North Louisiana Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Human Services, and...

Deadline 11/15/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19 LOI Date: 08/21/19

Grants to North Louisiana nonprofits to benefit local residents in Caddo and Bossier Parishes. Applicants are required to attend a training session and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for a range of focus areas, including economic development, civic engagement, environment, education, human services, h...

GrantWatch ID#: 174068

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

Deadline 09/12/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19

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

Deadline 09/06/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19

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 Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Labor Organizations for Volunteer Capacity ...

Deadline 08/16/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19

Grants of $15,000 and grants of $20,000 to Florida nonprofits, faith-based organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and labor organizations to expand capabilities for community service. In addition to the funding, technical assistance, coaching, and training will be provided to strengthen the organization's capacity and t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182196

Grants to Washtenaw County, Michigan Nonprofits for Community Services and Programs

Deadline 08/16/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19

Grants to Michigan nonprofits serving Washtenaw County for a large range of community programs and services. Applicants must attend an information session and submit a registration request prior to applying. The grant program is comprised of ten funds, with a variety of funding opportunities. Grant Funds: - African Am...

GrantWatch ID#: 183679

Grants to North Louisiana Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Arts, Human Services...

Deadline 11/15/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19 LOI Date: 08/21/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to North Louisiana small nonprofit organizations serving the Parishes of Caddo and Bossier for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must attend a training session and submit an LOI before applying. Funding is intended for programs in the focus areas of economic development, civic engage...

GrantWatch ID#: 186123

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits in Caddo and Bossier Parishes for Arts Programs That Benefit L...

Deadline 11/15/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19 LOI Date: 08/21/19

Grants to North Louisiana nonprofit organizations serving Caddo and Bossier Parishes for programs that increase accessibility to the arts. Applicants must attend a training session and submit an LOI before applying. Funding is intended for programs that increase access to the arts for underserved populations and/or improve...

GrantWatch ID#: 186124

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 07/24/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. A letter of inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives and organizations that are national in scope. Applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744

Grants to Grant County, Indiana Nonprofits for Health, Community Development, Human Services...

Deadline 07/24/19

Grants to Grant County, Indiana nonprofit organizations to support and benefit local residents and improve their quality of life. Programs should address the needs of the community in the following areas of focus: health, community development, human services, education, and a large variety of field of interest grants. Fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 168655
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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, For-Profits, Schools, and Associations for Workforce Tr...

Deadline 08/14/19 Conference Date: 07/24/19

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit and community organizations, trade associations, for-profits, postsecondary institutions, apprenticeship programs, and secondary schools for integrated training and education services to individuals facing barriers to employment. Funding is intended to support services that help mitigate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186463

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Environment, Education, and Soci...

Deadline 07/25/19

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, religious organizations, and government agencies for programs to improve residents' quality of life. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of environment, public education, promoting social and economic justice, and strengthening democracy. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173431

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

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 07/25/19

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 Rhode Island Nonprofits, Businesses, and Municipalities to Defray the Cost of Rene...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations, businesses, institutions, municipalities, and state facilities properties to support commercial scale renewable energy projects to generate electricity for onsite consumption. Applicants are requested to notify the funding source of the intention to apply prior to submitting ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159535

Grants to Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits for Arts and Culture Projects and Operations

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations for arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is available for one-time project support, as well as operations support for qualifying arts organizations. Funding may be used for new initiatives, to enhance an existing initiative, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175671

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

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants totaling up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, libraries, community centers, 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, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits, Associations, and IHEs for Immigration ...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofits, ethnocultural associations, and public IHEs for programs, activities, and projects that help implement key objectives of the local immigration strategy. Funding may be used for new initiatives, to enhance an existing initiative, or to maintain existing levels of services...

GrantWatch ID#: 182519

Grants to Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits for Economy, Culture, Environment, and Governance

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations to benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support programs and services in the areas of environment, culture, economy, community, and governance. Grants may be used to launch new initiatives, further existing initiatives, or to maintain an existing level of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185729

Grants to New Mexico Public School Districts and Chartered High Schools for Career-Oriented ...

Deadline 08/11/19 LOI Date: 07/26/19

Grants to New Mexico public school districts, district chartered high schools, and state-chartered high schools to support career-focused STEM study programs. A request for information must be submitted prior to applying. Highest priority will be placed on new programs that align with the requirements of Next Gen CTE pilot...

GrantWatch ID#: 186342