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Grants to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Nonprofits to Host Major Events, Festivals, and Conferences

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations to host major events that enhance the city, attract visitors, and encourage tourism-related activities. Funding may be used for event-related capital expenditures and operating expenses. Eligible events could include arts and cultural events, festivals, sporting eve...

GrantWatch ID#: 165117

Grants to Arkansas Cities and Counties to Benefit Low-to-Moderate Income Families

Deadline 03/30/18

Grants starting at $75,000 to Arkansas cities and counties for a variety of public infrastructure and public facility projects that are not covered under the funding source's other funding categories. Funding will be provided for projects that benefit individuals and families of low-to-moderate income, eliminate condition...

GrantWatch ID#: 169700

Grants to Oregon Local, State, and Tribal Agencies to Acquire and Develop Property for Publi...

Deadline 03/02/18

Grants starting at $12,500 to Oregon local, state, and tribal government agencies for the acquisition and development of outdoor recreation facilities and areas for public use. Funding may be requested for acquisition, development, or a combination of the two. Projects must be consistent with the outdoor recreation goa...

GrantWatch ID#: 167623

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agricult...

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, non-federal agencies, tribes, and individuals to promote the adoption and development of innovative technologies and approaches in conservation in conjunction with agriculture. Supported project have addressed a broad range of resource concerns, including irrigation ef...

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to Prescott, Arizona Nonprofits to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Households

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to Prescott, Arizona nonprofit organizations for a broad range of community development projects and public services. Proposals funded under this program must primarily benefit low- and moderate-income households. Eligible projects fall under one of the following broad categories: 1. Neighborhood Revitalization,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166327

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Schools for Arts and Cultural Activities in Greater Hillsboro

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $3,000 to Greater Hillsboro, Oregon nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to support or expand arts and cultural activities benefiting the local community, particularly underserved populations. Applicants may apply for community programs or for capacity building and...

GrantWatch ID#: 178775

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Nonprofits for Arts Projects Serving Downtown Eastside C...

Deadline 03/06/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit organizations to support arts projects serving Downtown Eastside communities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with program staff prior to applying. Projects may involve any medium or combination of media, including but not limited to performance/...

GrantWatch ID#: 169441

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, Groups, Individuals, and Agencies t...

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofits, groups, individuals, businesses, and local government agencies to strengthen the local arts and cultural community and promote cultural economic growth. Funding is available for specific projects and organizational development. Particular emphasis is placed on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182839

Grants to North Carolina High-Tech Companies to Promote Start-Up Development

Deadline 03/26/18 LOI Date: 02/26/18

Grants of $50,000 in non-dilutive funding to North Carolina businesses working in a range of hi-tech fields for start-up funding. Pre-proposals are due February 26. This grant program supports business activities that reduce risks usually associated with early-stage companies, validate target markets, and help companies ge...

GrantWatch ID#: 145633

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Affordable Housing for Low-Income Res...

Deadline 03/08/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, local governments, and community housing development organizations to increase the availability of affordable housing for low-income households. Funding will support the rehabilitation, preservation, and production of eligible housing units. Eligible Activities: There ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 167520

Grants to Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Health...

Deadline 03/09/18

Grants to Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana nonprofit organizations and governmental and public entities, including schools, for health initiatives that benefit the community based on local community health needs assessments. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of older adults and aging, school health, toba...

GrantWatch ID#: 179988

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Land Trusts to Protect the Susquehanna...

Deadline 03/16/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to Pennsylvania municipalities, agencies, pre-qualified land trusts, and nonprofits for projects that help to sustain the Susquehanna Riverlands Area (in Lancaster and York Counties). Contact the funding source prior to applying. The Letter of Intent deadline is February 2. This p...

GrantWatch ID#: 147517

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

Deadline 05/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 171519

Grants to Greater Portland, Oregon Nonprofits and Neighborhoods for Habitat Restoration and ...

Deadline 05/02/18 LOI Date: 03/06/18

Grants to greater Portland, Oregon nonprofits, individuals, and neighborhoods, for projects that connect communities and their residents through nature education, habitat restoration, and other projects. Applicants must submit a pre-application by March 6, 2018. The Foundation funds programs that provide educational opport...

GrantWatch ID#: 182973

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals to Enhance the Local Food an...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Rhode Island nonprofits, for-profits, individual producers, and producer groups to promote the development, marketing, and growth of seafood and other local food within the state. This program is intended to benefit and strengthen Rhode Island’s local food industry. Priorities: The RIDE...

GrantWatch ID#: 142101

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

Deadline 03/15/18 LOI Date: 03/05/18

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 March 5. The most fundable startups are led by coachable entrepreneu...

GrantWatch ID#: 162438

Grants to Windham County, Vermont Nonprofits for Education, Health, Economic Stability and Ba...

Deadline 03/15/18

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to Windham County, Vermont nonprofits for programs that focus on health, education, financial stability, and basic needs (food and shelter). Applicants must attend one of the grantseeker forums on February 7, 12, or 15, 2018. Programs that align with UWWC's two Basic N...

GrantWatch ID#: 178406

Grants to Greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin Nonprofits for Education, Economic Development, Racial...

Deadline 03/26/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that aim to improve the lives of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington county residents. Funding is currently available for proposals that focus on strengthening education, strengthening neighborhoods, increasing economic opportunities, and promo...

GrantWatch ID#: 173424

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Churches for Health, Education, Environment, and...

Deadline 04/04/18

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and churches for community benefit initiatives in Northwest Ottawa County or the greater West Michigan region. A letter of inquiry is due on February 21, 2018. Funding areas include arts and culture, economic and community betterment...

GrantWatch ID#: 175210

Grants to California Nonprofits and School Districts for Health Programs in Northern Santa C...

Deadline 02/22/18

Grants to California nonprofits, school districts, and government entities in eligible counties for health programs that meet the health needs of underserved community members. Depending on funding amount and geography, applicants can apply via the hospital or the healthcare district. The programs should serve individuals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 145630

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

Deadline 02/22/18

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

Deadline 07/27/18 Conference Date: 02/22/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 179326

Grants to Utah Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Outdoor Recreational Amenities

Deadline 04/19/18 Conference Date: 02/22/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Utah nonprofit organizations and local or tribal governments to construct and expand outdoor recreational trails and other amenities. Funding will support the development of recreational infrastructure that provides an economic opportunity for the surrounding area. The Office of Outdoor Rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 181268

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

Deadline 05/14/18 Conference Date: 02/22/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 183057

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

Deadline 05/01/18 Conference Date: 02/22/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 183102

Grants to New Hampshire Organizations for Market Development of State Agricultural Commodities

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to New Hampshire commodity groups and organizations to promote agricultural products growth within the state. Funding may be requested for promotional efforts aimed at increasing the demand in existing markets for New Hampshire’s agricultural products, as well as to identify new markets and build p...

GrantWatch ID#: 140166

Grants to Maine Local Municipal Governments for Programs that Promote Job Retention and Crea...

Deadline 05/25/18 LOI Date: 02/23/18

Grants to Maine local municipal governments (excluding entitlement communities) for projects that assist businesses with the creation and retention of jobs for the low-to-moderate income sector. Applicants must be pre-approved before submitting the Intent to Apply, which is due by February 23, 2018. All CDBG funded ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 167238

Grants to Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketpla...

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants of up to $3,750 to Arkansas colleges, universities, laboratories, and public or private enterprises to support the transfer of technological developments to the marketplace. This program supports enterprises in improving and developing processes and products through the transfer of technical solutions to industry-dr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177413

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Community Betterment a...

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants ranging between $3,000 and $7,500 to California nonprofits and government agencies for community projects that contribute to the economic prosperity and welfare of eligible counties. The Foundation seeks to support organizations that foster culture, nurture children, create beauty, preserve nature, increase environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178403

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Educational Institutions, and Agencies for Programs that Addres...

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Montana nonprofits, tax-exempt educational institutions, and state, local, and tribal agencies for programs that address the health and well-being of state residents. Programs may align with the following areas of focus: American Indian health, partnerships for better health, and behavioral he...

GrantWatch ID#: 178838

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

Deadline 04/06/18 LOI Date: 02/23/18

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 by February 23, 2018. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of promising futures and thriving co...

GrantWatch ID#: 180881

Grants to Maimi-Dade County, Florida Small Businesses in District 4 to Promote Economic Viab...

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants to Miami-Dade County, Florida small businesses located in District 4 to promote economic viability. Funding may be used for a broad range of purchases and business development activities. In addition, technical assistance will be offered to grantees at no charge. The Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program was ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182989

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Health, and Community Devel...

Deadline 09/28/18 Conference Date: 02/23/18

Grants to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas nonprofits serving communities in which the funding source has a presence for programs addressing community needs. First-time applicants must participate in a conference call before applying. The next conference call is on February 2...

GrantWatch ID#: 167108

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Artists, and Arts Professionals for Public Art Installa...

Deadline 04/06/18 Conference Date: 02/23/18

Grants to Washington, DC artists, arts professionals, nonprofit organizations, and business improvement districts to design, create, and install new permanent or temporary public art works. Applicants must arrange a hearing to solicit a letter of community support prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to connec...

GrantWatch ID#: 179396

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

Deadline 02/24/18

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
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Grants to New York City Businesses for Development in the Start-Up Phase

Deadline 06/12/18 Conference Date: 02/24/18 LOI Date: 03/31/18

Grants of $15,000 to New York City businesses in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island to grow and develop their venture during the start-up phase. Initial entry forms are due March 31. Applicants are required to attend at least three out of four workshops held in February, March, April, and May. The New York Public ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152317

Grants to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Churches for Youth,...

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky nonprofits, schools, churches, and agencies for projects that address the civic, educational, cultural, and health needs of the county. Preference is given to projects that address the four key areas of need: youth services, substance abuse services, economic development, and health an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180536
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Grants and Loans to Oregon Individuals with Limited Resources to Start a Business

Deadline Ongoing Conference Date: 02/26/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 164895

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits and Neighborhood Groups for Community Projects in th...

Deadline 03/01/18 Conference Date: 02/26/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Kansas and Missouri nonprofits and neighborhood associations for neighborhood revitalization initiatives in the Greater Kansas City Area. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session on either January 16 or February 6. Funding is intended to support community projects that...

GrantWatch ID#: 181290

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Arts, Sports, and Ec...

Deadline 02/27/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofits, municipal agencies, educational institutions, and First Nations to benefit residents of Leask, Canwood, Shellbrook, and Marcela. Preferred categories of support are youth and education, agriculture, health and the arts, community economic development, and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 182097

Grants to Polk County, Florida Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, and Schools to Increase Tourism th...

Deadline 04/20/18 Conference Date: 02/27/18

Grants to Polk County, Florida arts and cultural nonprofit organizations, IHEs, K-12 public schools, and agencies for the development of events, exhibitions, and performances that increase tourism. Applicants must attend an informational workshop on February 27, 2018 or March 21, 2018. Funding is intended to encourage ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143831

Grants to the Yellowstone Valley Region, Montana Nonprofits and Agencies for Human Needs, Ar...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Greater Yellowstone Valley Region, Montana nonprofit organizations and municipalities for a wide range of activities benefiting Yellowstone, Custer, Bighorn, Carbon, Musselshell, Rosebud, Stillwater, and Treasure Counties. Eligible focus areas include education, human welfare, arts a...

GrantWatch ID#: 135683

Grants to Darke County, Ohio Nonprofits to Promote Local Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants of $500 and grants of $1,000 to Darke County, Ohio nonprofit organizations for the promotion of tourism opportunities in the local area. Funding may support tourism attractions and special programs and events that attract tourists and positively impact local communities. Funding may be used for marketing, promotion,...

GrantWatch ID#: 137887

Grants to Southeastern British Columbia Public Organizations, Municipalities, and Nonprofits...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to southeastern British Columbia registered public organizations, regional districts, indigenous organizations, municipalities, nonprofits, and eligible businesses. Funding is intended to support projects which will strengthen social well-being within the eligible region. The Trust serves the region consisting o...

GrantWatch ID#: 139760

Prizes to Michigan Small Business and Start-Up Entrepreneurs to Advance the State Economy

Deadline 02/28/18

Prizes to Michigan entrepreneurs of start-up companies for innovative business ideas and models. The competition is intended to promote and broaden the state economy. Entrepreneurs and small business backers will have the opportunity to join a start-up business competition and pitch ideas to a panel of seasoned judges, whi...

GrantWatch ID#: 152509

Grants to South Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Youth, Basic Needs, and Neighborhood...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to South Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania nonprofits for youth, neighborhood development, and basic needs. The Foundation focuses on the neighborhoods of Bon Air, Knoxville, Allentown, Mt. Oliver, Arlington Heights, Carrick, Duquesne Heights, Beltzhoover, Mt. Washington, Arlington, St. Clair ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152864

Grants to Erie County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Municipalities for Events that Promote Eco...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Erie County, Pennsylvania nonprofits and municipalities for events that promote local economic development and improved quality of life. Funded events must be open to the general public and promote the region economically and culturally. Special events promote a sense of community and inclusiv...

GrantWatch ID#: 165945

Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits for Tourism Development and Promotion in East Hants

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to East Hants, Nova Scotia nonprofit community organizations for projects that promote and develop tourism, contribute to community identity, and improve the region's economic well-being. Funding is intended to assist nonprofits with operating expenses for existing tourism activities and attractions and expand touri...

GrantWatch ID#: 166293

Grants to USA Investigators for Research in Food and Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to USA investigators and faculty members at eligible institutions for continued food and sustainable agriculture research. Funding is intended to help noteworthy individuals advance research and their careers in the above fields. Applicants may be nominated by IHEs, research institutions, nonprofit organizations, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 167764

Internships for College and Graduate Students to Gain Nonprofit and Leadership Experience ...

Deadline 02/28/18

Internships for Virginia and North Carolina recent graduates, college students, and graduate students in the Dan River Region to gain experience in the fields of nonprofit management, community engagement, and philanthropy. Interns from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds are eligible to apply. DRF will provide a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168373