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Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Revitalize Commercial Districts in Eligible Areas

Deadline 11/02/18

Grants of $75,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to retain, expand, and attract retail stores to eligible commercial districts in Wards 4 and 5. Funding is intended to encourage the revitalization of declining commercial districts and strengthen and unify the commercial corridor. Section 1: Funding Opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 184235

Grants to Alaska Municipalities to Enhance Economic Opportunity and Local Infrastructure

Deadline 12/07/18 Conference Date: 10/24/18

Grants to Alaska municipal governments for community development projects that enhance the quality of life for low and moderate income individuals. Applicants are expected to consult with program staff prior to applying. Special emphasis is placed on projects for low-income residents in rural Alaska. The State of Alask...

GrantWatch ID#: 176077

Grants to Washington, DC Businesses and Arts Nonprofits to Enhance Store Spaces in Commercia...

Deadline 10/22/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Washington, DC for-profit retail and service-oriented businesses and nonprofit arts and humanities organizations to enhance storefronts and business spaces within eligible commercial corridors. Applications are accepted from eligible businesses and nonprofits located on the following Great Street...

GrantWatch ID#: 175903

In-Kind Grants to Florida Non-Profits to Enhance the Quality of Life in Collier County

Deadline 10/19/18

In-kind grants of print and marketing services valued at up to $1,000 to local Florida nonprofit organizations and charities that provide high-quality, innovative programs that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Collier County. The purpose of these grants is to assist organizations that develop and impleme...

GrantWatch ID#: 129753

Grants to California Nonprofits for General Operating Assistance to Support the Arts and Tou...

Deadline 02/08/19 LOI Date: 10/19/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to California arts and culture nonprofits for general operating assistance to support activities in the City of San Diego. Applicants must complete a request for qualification before applying. Proposals should emphasize programs and services that enhance tourism and the economy, and improve the qu...

GrantWatch ID#: 144998
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Matching Grants to San Diego, California Nonprofits for Community Arts and Culture Programs

Deadline 02/08/19 LOI Date: 10/19/18

Matching grants starting at $5,000 to San Diego, California nonprofits to support community-based arts and culture programs. Applicants must complete a request for qualification before applying. Eligible projects include community celebrations, festivals, and parades, and those projects that encourage community reinvestmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 144999

Grants to West Virginia and Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Communities for Economi...

Deadline 10/19/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to West Virginia and Ohio nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and government agencies (such as libraries and schools) in eligible communities for programs and projects that focus on the areas of economic development, children and youth, arts, and health and wellness. Focus Areas: - Economic...

GrantWatch ID#: 175846

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Tribes, Schools, Churches, and Agencies to Improve Vocational S...

Deadline 10/19/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Alaska nonprofits, tribes, schools, churches, and government agencies for projects that improve the vocational skills of Alaskans. Funding priority is given to vocational programs that contribute to the competitiveness of Alaska's natural resources and overall economy. Projects...

GrantWatch ID#: 176160

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits, IHEs, and Schools for Arts Activities and Operating Support

Deadline 12/07/18 LOI Date: 10/19/18

Grants to New Mexico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, schools, and IHEs for a broad range of arts programming benefiting public audiences. New applicants are required to submit a proposal draft for review in advance of the deadline. New Mexico Arts supports arts activities in the following discipli...

GrantWatch ID#: 176339

Grants to New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Benefit Low-Income Neighborho...

Deadline 10/19/18

Grants to New Jersey, Delaware, and Eastern Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for neighborhood revitalization projects within the funding source’s service area. The goal of this program is to improve the quality of life in low-income communities through neighborhood-based community and economic development efforts. Ap...

GrantWatch ID#: 179695

Grants to Nixa Area, Missouri Nonprofits, School Districts, Churches, and Agencies to Addres...

Deadline 10/19/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Missouri nonprofits, government entities, churches, and school districts to support projects and institutions that provide the Nixa area community with vital services. The following areas of interest will be given preference: economic development, education, culture, environment, family, and heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 184367

Grants to Israel and Shenzhen, China Tech Companies for Joint Research and Development

Deadline 11/22/18 LOI Date: 10/22/18

Grants to Israel and Shenzhen, China technology companies for collaborative industrial research and development projects. Initial applications are due June 30. All applications must be jointly submitted by an Israel-based and Shenzhen-based company. About the Program: The government of the Shenzhen municipality, Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 162828

Grants to Southern Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Residents in Eligible Counties

Deadline 10/22/18

Grants to Southern Indiana nonprofit organizations and public governmental agencies in eligible counties for programs and projects that improve the quality of life of area residents. Applicants must contact the Foundation and then submit an LOI prior to applying. Grants are generally given to organizations serving Clark, F...

GrantWatch ID#: 179891

Grants to New Jersey Educational Institutions and Training Providers for Workforce Training ...

Deadline 10/22/18

Grants of up to $6,000 per trainee to New Jersey post-secondary educational institutions and training providers to help dislocated and displaced workers find employment. This grant supports programs that provide middle-and high-skill work-based training opportunities focused in growth industry sectors recognized and driven...

GrantWatch ID#: 183971

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

Deadline 10/23/18

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. Projects are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects are also acceptable. Examples of projects include, but are not...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960

Grants and Loans to Montana Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals to Strengthen the Ag...

Deadline 11/01/18 Conference Date: 10/23/18

Grants and loans to Montana nonprofits, local governments, educational institutions, businesses and industry organizations, and individuals to diversify and strengthen the state’s agricultural industry. Funding will support innovative improvements to agricultural businesses and organizations, as well as the commercializa...

GrantWatch ID#: 181132

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline 10/24/18

Grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower girls and women living in extreme poverty. Applications are invited for projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing countries. Dining for Women is an educational givin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405

Grants to Alabama Businesses to Increase High-Speed Internet Services in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/24/18

Grants to Alabama businesses to increase the availability of high-speed broadband internet services in rural and unserved areas of the state. This program recognizes that internet services are essential for education, economic development, emergency services, and health care. The proposed project will provide internet ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183631

Grants to North Carolina Local Governments to Promote Job Creation in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/25/18

Grants to North Carolina local government agencies representing rural communities for infrastructure development projects that will result in a net creation of new jobs. Applicants must complete a conference call with program staff prior to the deadline. Eligible proposals may include but are not limited to the following: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177199

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

Deadline 10/25/18

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 North Carolina Local Governments for Building Renovations and Construction to Crea...

Deadline 10/25/18

Grants to North Carolina local governments for projects that will create new, full-time jobs through the expansion, renovation, or construction of buildings. Applications will be accepted for projects in designated economically disadvantaged counties, as well as rural areas throughout the State. Three categories of fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 180898
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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and IHEs for Volunteer Staff to Provide Community Servic...

Deadline 12/03/18 Conference Date: 10/25/18 LOI Date: 11/02/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education to support volunteer staff working in a broad range of community services. Applicants are required to attend a technical assistance session and must submit a logical model prior to applying. The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism announ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176377

Grants to Oklahoma IHEs, Agencies, and Trade Groups to Benefit the Winemaking Industry

Deadline 10/26/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Oklahoma IHEs, state and local government agencies, and trade groups for projects that benefit the wine or grape industry. Eligible projects may involve marketing, tourism, product development, education, research, and grower and winemaker assistance. All projects must benefit the Oklahoma viticu...

GrantWatch ID#: 164410

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

Deadline 10/26/18

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
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Grants to Texas Panhandle Area Nonprofits for Education, Health, Human Services, and Poverty-...

Deadline 10/26/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 and grants starting at $20,000 to Texas nonprofits, municipalities, agencies, schools, IHEs, and faith-based organizations for projects to improve the quality of life in the northern Panhandle area. Focus areas include health, human services, education, and poverty. The Foundation's in...

GrantWatch ID#: 168845

Grants to Rhode Island and Connecticut Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Underser...

Deadline 10/26/18

Grants to New London County, Rhode Island and Westerly area, Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of local residents. Priority is given to proposals that focus on at-risk, underserved, or low- to moderate-income communities. Focus areas include: - Affordable housing, - Bas...

GrantWatch ID#: 180766

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Youth, Homeownership, Education,...

Deadline 10/27/18

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for community benefit programs in eligible communities. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life, add to the sense of community, and benefit youth and needy individuals. A broad range of projects benefiting local residents will be considered, with an emphasis on encouraging homeo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175377

Grants to Arizona Native American Tribes to Promote Health, Preserve Culture, and Enhance Ed...

Deadline 10/30/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to eligible Arizona Native American tribes to address critical issues within their communities. Eligible tribes include San Carlos Apache, White Mountain Apache, Hualapai, and Tohono O’odham. Programs may impact and benefit tribal communities in the areas of health and wellness, the...

GrantWatch ID#: 174882

Grants to Dubois, Wyoming Organizations to Promote Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 10/30/18

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 Massachusetts Colleges and School Districts for Career and Technical Secondary Educ...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Massachusetts public two-year colleges, school districts, and consortiums for programs that will improve secondary-level technical and career education statewide. Priority will be given to programs that will reduce the achievement gap for special populations on the Perkins IV core indicators of performance as set...

GrantWatch ID#: 144934

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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 New Brunswick Nonprofits, Groups, and Agencies in the Northern Carleton Area to Imp...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, associations, municipalities, and schools, hospitals, and other government agencies to strengthen and improve the quality of life for residents in the Northern Carleton area. Funding is intended for a wide range of programs including education, arts and culture, economic dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 170227

Grants to British Columbia Organizations for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism Events

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to British Columbia organizations for projects and events that will increase tourism within the Province. Funding is intended to widen the impact and reach of cultural, arts, and competitive sports events by covering the costs of marketing and promotional materials, advertisements, and broadcasting. Tourism is o...

GrantWatch ID#: 175161

Grants to New Hampshire Municipalities for Community Planning Feasibility Studies

Deadline 10/31/18

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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic and Community Development, Social S...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania for programs benefiting communities where the funding source operates. Eligible funding areas include housing and community revitalization, financial education, community and social services, and econ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175828

Grants to Morton, Illinois Organizations for Tourism Events to Enhance Local Economic Develo...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois organizations for events that will enhance tourism in the Village of Morton. Funding is intended for events that attract overnight stays, enhance the quality of life, and increase traffic to local businesses. Preference is given to events that take place in Mor...

GrantWatch ID#: 175911

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Businesses to Reimburse Property Improvements in Commercial Corr...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Chicago, Illinois small businesses to reimburse costs associated with permanent building improvement projects in designated commercial corridors. Funding may be requested for projects associated with industrial properties, commercial properties, and multi-tenant properties. Eligible program participants can r...

GrantWatch ID#: 176275

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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 10/31/18

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 10/31/18

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 10/31/18

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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 Ford County, Kansas Attractions and Venues to Market Projects that Attract Tourists

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Ford County, Kansas attractions, venues, and others holding an event for marketing assistance to promote and advertise tourism events in Dodge City. Funding is intended to encourage overnight visitors to the community and increase travel and tourism while enhancing the local economy. Special c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179809
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Grants to Franklin County, North Carolina Organizations and Agencies to Promote the Local To...

Deadline 10/31/18

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
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Corporate Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Housing, Health, Environment...

Deadline 10/31/18

Corporate sponsorships to nonprofit organizations for programs benefiting low- and middle-income communities in eligible states. Funding is intended to broaden economic opportunities in a wide range of areas, such as affordable housing, health and human services, education, community economic development, emergency servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182121

Grants to South Dakota Agencies to Improve Local Infrastructure for Economic Development

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to South Dakota government agencies, tribal governments, and local development corporations for improvements to local infrastructure. Funding is intended for infrastructure construction or reconstruction for economic development projects in the State. Applicants must contact the planning district representative for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184058

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

Deadline 11/01/18

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 Minnesota Schools, Nonprofits, and Organizations to Increase Local Produce in K-12...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to Minnesota schools, school districts, nonprofits, economic development organizations, and educational cooperatives to increase sales of in-state agricultural products to K-12 schools. The goal of this program is to increase access to local, fresh foods for elementary and secondary students. The MDA is providin...

GrantWatch ID#: 146053

Grants and Loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Envir...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants and loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for capital investments related to the redevelopment of polluted or contaminated property. The purpose of this program is to transform currently contaminated sites into usable properties. Purpose Ramsey County recognizes th...

GrantWatch ID#: 155053