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Grants to Bexar County, Texas Nonprofits for Arts in Education, Healthy Lifestyles, and Life...

Deadline 01/12/18

Grants in the range of $10,000 to Bexar County, Texas nonprofits for dual generation programs that promote lifelong learning, self-reliance, healthy lifestyles, and that utilize arts to enhance the quality of life in the region. LOIs are due on September 29, 2017. Funding is also available for programs in the Central Texas...

GrantWatch ID#: 126081

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Public Food Programs to Improve Community Food Resilie...

Deadline 12/04/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, and public food program service providers to improve community-level food resiliency and access. Funding is intended to address the food needs of low-income communities, increase self-reliance in community food systems, promote local food access, and meet agricul...

GrantWatch ID#: 152478

Grants to Tillamook County, Oregon Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Tourism ...

Deadline 12/08/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Tillamook County, Oregon nonprofits, government agencies, and for-profit businesses to promote the local tourism industry. Funding will support the promotion and marketing of programs, activities, services, and events that will attract visitors to Tillamook County. Emphasis is placed on proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 174258

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/17/18 LOI Date: 12/13/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an Intent to Apply notification by December 13. The mission of CNCS is to improve lives, strengthen communities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, and Tribes to Engage Service Volunteers in Comm...

Deadline 02/16/18 LOI Date: 01/05/18

Grants to Kansas nonprofits, faith-based organizations, IHEs, city or county government agencies, labor organizations, and Tribes to engage national service volunteers in community strengthening projects. A mandatory preliminary application is due on January 5, 2018. Eligible community programs are those that focus on the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 138487

Grants to Chicago Area, Illinois Nonprofits to Reduce Poverty and Racial Inequality

Deadline 01/08/18 LOI Date: 12/04/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to Chicago Metropolitan Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations working to reduce poverty and promote racial equality. Letters of Inquiry are due by December 4, 2017. The organization’s efforts should include leadership by and inclusion of communities most impacted by poverty and structural rac...

GrantWatch ID#: 176790

Grants to Pima County, Arizona Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Development and Homeles...

Deadline 01/31/18 LOI Date: 11/30/17

Grants to Pima County, Arizona nonprofit organizations and government agencies for a range of community services and community development activities. Pre-applications are due November 30. Funding is available for housing, economic development, community development, neigborhood revitalization, and homelessness services. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177734

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Businesses, Organizations, and Agencies that Jointly Address Co...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $75,000 to Ontario nonprofits, businesses, organizations, and agencies for collaborative efforts to address complex social and environmental issues. You must first register your organization before applying for a grant. The funding source supports cooperative strategy with partne...

GrantWatch ID#: 156320

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio Nonprofits to Enhance Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Franklin County, Ohio nonprofit neighborhood organizations for local, resident-driven community improvement projects in low-and-moderate-income areas. Information sessions are scheduled for November 15 and 16. Projects should promote resident involvement and encourage community volunteerism. Proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 176986

Grants to Tech Startups Based in, or Willing to Relocate to, Eligible Northeast Ohio Counties

Deadline 12/15/17 LOI Date: 12/05/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to entrepreneurs located in, or willing to relocate to, the Northeast Ohio area. Funding is intended to invest in scalable technology startups that can have a positive economic impact on the region. Financial materials are due December 5. The most fundable startups are led by coachable entrepre...

GrantWatch ID#: 162438

Grants to Arkansas Local Governments for Preliminary Evaluations of Tourism Projects

Deadline 11/24/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Arkansas cities and counties to conduct feasibility studies for the development of tourism attractions. Studies will help local governments determine the economic potential of a specific tourism-related project. Attractions may include recreational and entertainment facilities, cultural and histo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176585
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Grants to Chapel Hill, North Carolina Nonprofits for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 02/06/18 Conference Date: 11/28/17

Grants to Chapel Hill, North Carolina nonprofit organizations to promote the development of livable urban communities. The purpose of this program is to improve economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents. Applications may address housing, homelessness, community development, economic development, and oth...

GrantWatch ID#: 167471
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Grants to Chapel Hill, North Carolina Organizations to Increase Affordable Housing

Deadline 02/06/18 Conference Date: 11/28/17

Grants to Chapel Hill, North Carolina organizations for projects that increase the availability of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income residents. Funding will support the purchase, construction, or rehabilitation of affordable housing sites for homeownership or rentals. Agencies may apply for the following ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182511
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Grants to San Jose, California Nonprofits for Celebrations, Festivals, and Parades that Prom...

Deadline 01/22/18 Conference Date: 11/29/17

Grants starting at $2,500 to San Jose, California nonprofits for celebrations, festivals, and parades. First-time applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the funding source and attend a grant workshop on either November 29 or December 7, 2017. The City of San José provides a limited number of Festival, Parade & C...

GrantWatch ID#: 167215

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and School Districts for Coastal Management ...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs, and school districts to address issues impacting Lake Superior and the state’s coastal area. Applications are invited for coastal management projects that protect the natural environment, economic prosperity, quality of life, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 137915

Grants to North Carolina Female Agriculturalists for Sustainability Projects and Educational...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to North Carolina female ranchers, farmers, homesteaders, or processors to develop sustainable solutions to market and production obstacles. Projects may take place in Ashe, Alleghany, Caldwell, Avery, Watauga, Mitchell, Yancey, and Wilkes Counties. Funding may be used for a sustainable f...

GrantWatch ID#: 141168

Grants to Taylorsville, Utah Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Community Development...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants to Taylorsville, Utah nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for community development projects that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income individuals. Funding is available for projects that increase affordable housing, revitalize neighborhoods, improve community services and facilities, and expand ec...

GrantWatch ID#: 148903
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Grants to New York Nonprofits in Herkimer and Oneida Counties for Economic Development, Educ...

Deadline 12/16/17 LOI Date: 11/30/17

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in Herkimer and Oneida Counties for economic development, education, health, and arts and culture. Applicants must first contact the funding source, and a draft application is due on November 30, 2017. Programs outside these focus areas will be considered if they offer opportuniti...

GrantWatch ID#: 152161

Grants to Mukilteo, Washington Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Well-Being and Economic...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants to Mukilteo, Washington nonprofit organizations and public agencies for projects and events that will improve the general well-being of the local community or promote economic development. Applications are invited from community-based organizations operating within the City for the following purposes: -Promote, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163123

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 03/05/18 LOI Date: 11/30/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by November 30, 2017. Questions on the LOI process should be submit...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593

Grants to Canada IHEs for Collaborative Humanities and Social Sciences Projects

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants starting at $75,000 to Canada researchers affiliated with a qualifying IHE to develop teams and partnerships for projects in the humanities and social sciences disciplines. Institutions that do not currently have approval must contact the funding source at least five business days prior to the deadline. Partnersh...

GrantWatch ID#: 175842

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Financial Education and Community Dev...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants to Maine nonprofits for educational initiatives, with priority given to financial literacy programs. Community and economic improvement programs that attract business and employment are also prioritized. Funding is intended for projects in the communities of Farmington, Phillips, Madison, Norridgewock, Rangeley, Kin...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Grants to North Texas Nonprofits for Education, Health, Human Services, and Poverty Relief

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to North Texas nonprofits for programs that benefit the local community. Funds may be used in the areas of education, health, human services, and poverty relief. Priority will be given to capital campaigns, construction, or improvements of permanent buildings, and buildings, facilities, and equi...

GrantWatch ID#: 176314

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

Deadline 11/30/17

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 McKinney, Texas Nonprofits, Businesses, and Agencies for Tourism Initiatives and C...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Texas organizations, businesses, and agencies for events, initiatives, and promotional activities that develop and expand tourism and business opportunities for the City of McKinney. Potential applicants must contact program staff to discuss their project before applying. Funding is available...

GrantWatch ID#: 179214

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Nonprofits to Host Sports Events

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit organizations to host sports events within the city. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. This program supports events that demonstrate the potential to bring direct or indirect social, economic, health, and community development benefits to the City. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180525

Grants to Nevada Farms and Ranches to Strengthen Local Agriculture and to Improve Water Effi...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 to Nevada commercial farms and ranches to strengthen local agriculture and improve water efficiency in the Mason or Smith Valleys. The purpose of this program is to support local agriculture through demonstration projects, community involvement, and partnerships. This project works ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181885
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Grants to Missouri Nonprofits and For-Profits to Increase Housing for Low-Income Individual...

Deadline 01/12/18 Conference Date: 11/30/17

Grants to Missouri nonprofit and for-profit developers and housing organizations 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 repa...

GrantWatch ID#: 135216

Grants to Wisconsin Destination Marketing Organizations to Host National and Regional Conven...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Wisconsin destination marketing organizations to defray the cost of hosting national and regional conventions or meetings. Funding may be requested for costs associated with convention facility rental, hosting costs, and in-community transport to conventions. The purpose of the fund is to ass...

GrantWatch ID#: 129416

Grants to Mahoning Valley, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Improve Communities and...

Deadline 01/15/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants between $1,000 and $5,000 and larger grants of over $5,000 to Mahoning Valley, Ohio nonprofits, schools, agencies, and faith-based organizations to improve local communities and neighborhoods. LOIs for grants over $5,000 are due December 1, 2017. Strategic priorities include community revitalization, economic opport...

GrantWatch ID#: 130997

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits Serving Loyalist Township for Recreation, Civic, and Social Pro...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Ontario nonprofit and volunteer-based organizations for programs, events, and services benefitting Loyalist Township. Eligible applicants may be local or regional, and include organizations located in the County of Lennox and Addington. Funding may be requested for general operating expenses, capi...

GrantWatch ID#: 138427

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Associations, and Commissions to Promote the Livestock Industry

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations, associations, and commissions to promote the state’s livestock industry. Funding may be requested for the promotion of livestock shows and exhibitions, conventions, educational programs, and similar projects and events. Eligible livestock includes the following: (1) Beef ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 139314

Grants to California Nonprofits and Institutions for Educational, Health, and Civics Program...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofits and institutions for programs that improve the quality of life for Imperial Valley residents. The funding source supports projects that address health and wellness, disaster recovery and emergency preparedness, civic engagement, economic and workforce development, and youth ...

GrantWatch ID#: 139356

Grants to Erie County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Municipalities to Improve Historic Downto...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Erie County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and municipalities for the revitalization of historic downtown commercial corridors. Eligible projects may involve facade restoration, streetscape improvement, and revamped landscapes. Projects should improve historic main streets in order to prom...

GrantWatch ID#: 144312

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life in Polk and Burnett Counties

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits in Polk and Burnett Counties for programs that improve local residents' quality of life. Focus areas include public safety, basic human needs, healthcare, self-sufficiency, the cultural environment, community leadership, and youth social issues. Funding supports local efforts, including equip...

GrantWatch ID#: 146423

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits, Municipalities, Businesses, IHEs, and Community Groups to Imp...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Manitoba nonprofits, local municipalities, businesses, IHEs, and community groups to improve the quality of water in Lake Winnipeg and its watershed. The Foundation prioritizes projects that address one or more of the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan’s eight actions to reduce nutrient ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148710

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Health, Economic, and Cultural Pro...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Northeast Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that have a significant impact on Cuyahoga County residents. Funding is specifically intended to support proposals that focus on the areas of education, healthcare, economic independence, and cultural activities. Priorities for each of these areas...

GrantWatch ID#: 150806

Grants to North Dakota Businesses to Expand and Improve Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to North Dakota new and expanding businesses that are offering an improved experience for tourists, with an emphasis on downtown areas. This program supports new tourism projects with the potential to attract out-of-state visitors for a minimum of one overnight stay. Funding may be used for building...

GrantWatch ID#: 158315

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to the Field of Economi...

Deadline 12/01/17

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. This prize seeks to recognize an individual who has made a significant impact in the field through new knowledge or the development of important new modes of analysis. The recipient of the 2018 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163156

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Universities to Facilitate Exchange Between the USA and Japan

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for projects that promote partnerships and foster dialogue between the USA and Japan. Proposals are invited for projects that explore policy-oriented issues. Emphasis is placed on projects that yield tangible outcomes, as well as effective dis...

GrantWatch ID#: 163371

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Outreach and Networking to Promote Exchange Between the USA and...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations for outreach and networking initiatives to promote exchange between the United States and Japan. Proposal categories include the development of national or regional networks, capacity building and development of national or regional centers, and promotion of u...

GrantWatch ID#: 163372

Grants to Arkansas PreK-12 Teachers to Integrate Economics Education into Classroom Curricula

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $500 to Arkansas PreK-12 teachers to integrate economics education activities into the existing school curricula. Teachers are invited to requesting funding for creative projects involving personal finance, entrepreneurship, and other aspects of economics. Recipients are required to attend the May 2018 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169747
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs to Benefit Mount Vernon and Knox Coun...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to enhance the quality of life in Mount Vernon and Knox County communities. Program areas include education, recreation, arts and culture, health, social services, youth services, and civic and community development. These awards reflect the...

GrantWatch ID#: 172902

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Economic Devel...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits, as well as qualified tribal and governmental agencies, including public school systems, in the seven-county metro area for one-time programs in the areas of economic development and employment for low-income neighborhoods and families. The MLC is particularly interested in programs addre...

GrantWatch ID#: 174045

Grants to New York Nonprofits for Community and Economic Development Projects in Chautauqua ...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to New York nonprofits for community benefit and economic development initiatives in Chautauqua and Erie Counties. Preference will be given to projects that aim to impact the most number of people and that use innovative, efficient approaches to address community issues. Other priorities include: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174048

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Local Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants starting at $50,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote and develop the state’s tourism industry. Consideration will be given to projects that contribute to the improvement and development of communities and local economies by expanding, enhancing, and promoting the visitor indus...

GrantWatch ID#: 175644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development and Environmental Acti...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs enhancing communities and the environment. An LOI is required before submitting a full proposal. Priority will be given to programs that take place in the areas of Vermont, Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and the Northeast. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 175694

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Environment, and Economic De...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to nonprofits in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia for programs in the areas of financial literacy and economic development, education and helping youth, arts and culture, environmental sustainability, and health and human services in communities where the funding source does business....

GrantWatch ID#: 175956

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Youth, Human Services, and C...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to benefit the funding source’s communities in the areas of arts, health and human services, community development, and youth and education. Eligible communities include: Branford, Centerbrook, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Col...

GrantWatch ID#: 175967

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits for Art, Civic, Education, Health, and Social Servic...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio nonprofits for programs and projects focusing on the areas of arts and culture, civic affairs, education, and health and social services. Most grants are made for program related activities, with some grants to support capital improvements and capital campaigns when special criteria are met. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176230
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