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

Deadline 08/31/18

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 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 Northern Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals to Address Community Needs

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants to Northern Canadian diverse teams of organizations and individuals for programs and projects that address community needs and challenges. Nominated teams should address the root causes, rather than the symptoms of priority issue areas in the Canadian Arctic. Geographically, the impacts of the proposed project must...

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

Grants to Sarasota County, Florida Nonprofits for Arts Projects to Promote Tourism

Deadline 09/04/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Sarasota County, Florida nonprofit organizations to support arts-based projects that will contribute to a tourism-friendly environment. Funding may be requested for projects that demonstrate artistic merit, administrative competence, and community involvement. This Opportunity Grant is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 145648

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

Deadline 10/05/18 LOI Date: 08/17/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Birmingham Area, Alabama nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit women and children. Applicants must submit an LOI by August 17, 2018. Funding is intended for the health, safety, education, financial stability and well being of women and children, as well as for programs that promote...

GrantWatch ID#: 137689

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits for Events to Strengthen Native Hawaiian Communities

Deadline 09/21/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations to host community events to benefit Native Hawaiians. Events must fall under one of the following priority areas: culture, heritage, economic self-sufficiency, education, governance, and health. The purpose of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Community Grants Prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 169588

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

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 08/27/18

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 Montgomery County, Maryland Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural Projects in the Wheat...

Deadline 09/13/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Montgomery County, Maryland arts and humanities nonprofits to promote cultural vitality in the Wheaton community. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying and attend a webinar or workshop. Wheaton Cultural Project Grants (WCPG) are flexible awards for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175225

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofit Community Organizations for Services that Benefit the Afr...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit community organizations for direct services to African American residents and merchants. Eligible services may address one of the following areas: jobs and economic development, education, arts and creative economy, and public safety and violence interruption. Introdu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184124

Grants to Floyd County, Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Arts, Education, Commu...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to Indiana nonprofits, government agencies, and educational institutions to benefit the residents of Floyd County and New Albany. Funding is intended for the following areas of focus: community development, education, human services, arts and cultural affairs, and hea...

GrantWatch ID#: 170670

Grants to Vermont Municipalities for Community Planning and Revitalization

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $22,000 to Vermont municipalities and grants of up to $35,000 to municipal consortia for community planning, development, and revitalization activities. The purpose of this program is to promote the state’s land use goal of maintaining compact urban settlements separated by rural lands. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174774

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Churches, Agencies, and Schools for Education and Commu...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, churches, municipalities, and schools for programs that benefit the Greater High Point area. Programs may fall in the areas of education, food security, and community cohesion. Funding will be provided for capital support and program support for new or existing program...

GrantWatch ID#: 141675

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Eligible areas include Springfield, West Springfield, Agawam, Chicopee, Feeding Hills, Longmeadow, Westfield, Huntington, East Longmeadow, Ludlow, Holyoke, and Indian Orch...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185

Grants to Texas and Texarkana, Arkansas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Activities tha...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Texas and Arkansas nonprofit organizations, tribal and government agencies, and public school systems to benefit low- and moderate-income residents in eligible communities. Funding is intended to support programming in education, community development, arts and culture, human services, civic engagement, and the...

GrantWatch ID#: 157290

Grants to New Ulm, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Arts, Historic Preservat...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to New Ulm, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs located within the boundaries of the local school district that are related to one or more of the Foundation's four pillars of focus. The four pillars are historic preservation, education, economic development, and the arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 159244

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits and Band Enterprises for Development Projects Serving Eligi...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Saskatchewan charitable organizations and band enterprises for economic and community development projects serving First Nations communities in eligible regions. Eligible programs are those that serve Peter Chapman Band, Prince Albert Grand Council, Chakastaypasin Band, Agency Chiefs Tribal Council, Meadow Lake T...

GrantWatch ID#: 165205

Grants to Huron County, Ohio Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Economic Development, and Social Se...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Huron County, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of arts and culture, civic affairs, health, education, social services, and economic development. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families in the area. The Foundation looks to provide support to creativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165675

Grants to Bloomington, Indiana Nonprofits, Businesses, and Individuals for Arts and Cultural ...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $4,000 to Bloomington, Indiana individuals, groups, businesses and nonprofit organizations for projects that promote arts activities and benefit local residents and businesses, or that bring increased economic investment to the area. Concerts, exhibits, performances, festivals, art markets, art space develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 169914

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for Human Services, Health, and Disaster Relief Programs in t...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants mostly ranging from $15,000 to $30,000 to Louisiana nonprofits for projects that improve the quality of life and provide economic opportunities for residents of the Greater Baton Rouge area. Applicants for grants for capital needs must contact program staff before submitting a proposal. Specific focus areas inclu...

GrantWatch ID#: 171580

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits for Education, Arts, Workforce, and Human Welfare in Mercer C...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Mercer County, New Jersey nonprofit organizations to meet community needs and enhance the quality of life. Program areas include education, workforce preparation, human welfare, civic, and arts and culture. The Foundation seeks to support results-oriented initiatives that prepare individuals for full and equal pa...

GrantWatch ID#: 172327

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Gender and Rac...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for projects that promote racial, gender, and economic justice. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit, and are directed by, women and girls. Eligible programs focus on activism, political change, and empowerment. Small and start-up organizat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172504

Grants to Fairfield County, Connecticut Nonprofits for Youth, Arts, Women, Economy, and Heal...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Fairfield County, Connecticut nonprofit organizations and public charities for specific programs and projects that focus on the areas of youth (up to age 25), women and girls, economic security, the arts, and promoting local nonprofit sustainability. Priorities and strategies for each of these focus areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 172666

Grants to Iowa Private Conservation Organizations for Land Acquisition and Outdoor Recreation

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Iowa private conservation organizations for the acquisition and development of lands for the purposes of habitat protection and outdoor recreation. In evaluating proposals, consideration will be given to public benefits, species protection, tourism and economic development potential, multiple use potential, geog...

GrantWatch ID#: 173505

Grants to Iowa Counties for Environmental Protection and Land Acquisition Projects

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Iowa counties for the purposes of land acquisition and natural resources conservation. Projects may involve land protection, protection and stabilization of resources, environmental education, equipment, facilities repair and upgrade, and increased outdoor recreational opportunities. Summary of Selection Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 173507

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Development, Children, Arts, and En...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible Western and Northern areas for programs in the areas of community development, children and families, community arts, and the environment. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry well in advance of the quarterly deadline. Specifically, th...

GrantWatch ID#: 175837

Grants to Colorado and Oklahoma Nonprofits for Health, Education, and Quality of Life

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Colorado and Oklahoma nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, health, and human services, and community enhancement. Applications will be considered from organizations statewide in Oklahoma, and from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Program areas and priorities include the following: 1) Edu...

GrantWatch ID#: 177594

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits for Education, Arts, Human Welfare, and Civic Enhancement

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations to meet a range of community needs in Gwinnett, Dawson, and Emanuel Counties. Program areas include education, human welfare, arts and culture, and civic enhancement. The Foundation is dedicated to improving quality of life in its communities. Nordson Foundation Values: In...

GrantWatch ID#: 177661

Grants to North San Diego County, California Nonprofits for Education, Civic Affairs, Arts, a...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to North San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations to address community needs through programs in the areas of education (birth through adulthood), human welfare, arts and culture, and civic affairs. Grants will be considered on the basis of their enrichment to the communities where Nordson's employees li...

GrantWatch ID#: 177663

Grants to Providence, Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community N...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Providence, Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to address community needs, with an emphasis on educational programming. Additional focus areas include civic affairs, human welfare, and arts and culture. Funding may be used for both programming and general operating support. Thr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177664

Grants to Northwest Florida Educational Foundations to Promote Education, Mitigate Poverty, ...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Northwest Florida educational foundations to enhance the quality of life and economic health within the funding source’s service area. Eligible requests may include, but are not limited to, community vitality, human needs, poverty, education, and environmental stewardship. Priority is given to requests that add...

GrantWatch ID#: 179420

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Human Services, Environmen...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to New Mexico nonprofit organizations, as well as qualified tribal and governmental agencies, including public school systems, for arts, education, environment, civic engagement, human services, and community development. The Foundation directs their contributions to nonprofit organizations that work to advance t...

GrantWatch ID#: 179941

Grants to Lauderdale County, Mississippi Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Education, and ...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Lauderdale County, Mississippi nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs that benefit the entire community in the areas of health care and education, as well as to improve the economic, environmental, and cultural conditions for local residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 179949

Grants to Kansas City, Missouri Nonprofit Neighborhood Organizations for Cultural and Recrea...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Kansas City, Missouri nonprofit neighborhood organizations to enhance local neighborhoods through social, historic, cultural, recreational, ethnic, and educational activities. Projects must be carried out in conjunction with the promotion of Kansas City as a center for convention, international trade, and tourism...

GrantWatch ID#: 180157

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts Projects that B...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Greenville County, South Carolina nonprofits and agencies for programs that expand access to the arts for the community and involve youth, new audiences, and visitors. Funding is available for production and exhibition costs, artist fees, and promotional and marketing campaigns. Funding priorit...

GrantWatch ID#: 180269

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Economic Development, Children's Welfare, and Social Services

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for state residents. Funding is primarily directed towards programs that promote economic development and children's welfare. Programs that promote social progress are also considered. All grant activities must take place within the St...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Artists for Collaborative Arts Projects

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina individual artists for collaborative arts projects that will advance the development of the artists or ensembles involved. As applicable, priority will be given to projects that allow all residents and visitors access to the arts; projects that help stimulate economic and communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180699

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits for Educational Initiatives, Human Welfare, and Civ...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and services that support educational activities for residents of all age groups in Lorain County. Funding is specifically intended for educational experiences that promote higher education and economic independence. Funding is also provided for welfare, arts and culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 180879

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community and Economic Development, E...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to Alaska nonprofits, schools, agencies, and tribes for programs in the areas of community and economic development, human services, education, and arts and culture. Funding is intended to support efforts that make Alaska a better place to work and live. Community Development The Foundation i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180994
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Grants to New Jersey and Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Schools for Community, Education, Healt...

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 08/15/18

Grants of $50,000 to Pennsylvania and New Jersey nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area. LOIs are due February 14. Program areas include education, community enrichment, and health, youth, and families. As is the case across PBF’s philanthropic and commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 181171

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Housing, Community Service, and Economic Development

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Special consideration will be given to programs and organizations that support and promote community development, or benefit disadvantaged or low- and moderate-income households in the f...

GrantWatch ID#: 182201

Grants to USA CBOs to Facilitate Apprenticeship Opportunities and Training Programs for Wome...

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants to USA community-based organizations to encourage the participation of women in apprenticeship programs. Funding is intended to increase the presence of women in skills training programs to prepare them for employment in those fields. Programs should facilitate retention of women in these industries. Organization...

GrantWatch ID#: 128392

Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring...

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants to Canada music artists, independent record labels, and artist managers for marketing and promotion activities. The purpose of this fund is to help emerging Canadian music artists launch their careers. Funding may support promising artists throughout Canada. The goal of this fund is to directly impact artists and su...

GrantWatch ID#: 175217

Grant to Kentucky Nonprofits and School Districts for Community Needs and Education

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants to Kentucky nonprofit organizations and school districts to meet community needs and enhance education, primarily in the metropolitan Louisville area. Priority is given to programs that address issues within the social services and public education areas. Most of the grants are made in the Louisville area and su...

GrantWatch ID#: 180495

Grants to Sweetwater County, Wyoming Nonprofits to Promote Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants of up to $6,000 to Sweetwater County, Wyoming nonprofit organizations to promote tourism in the local area. Funding is available for celebrations, conference, conventions, and other events that enhance the local economy. This program promotes recreational opportunities and other activities that will attract and reta...

GrantWatch ID#: 180598

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

Deadline 09/15/18 Conference Date: 08/16/18 LOI Date: 09/05/18

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 must be submitted prior to submitting a full application. The most fundable st...

GrantWatch ID#: 162438

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

Deadline 11/01/18 Conference Date: 08/16/18

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 Davidson County, North Carolina Nonprofits, Schools & Public Agencies to Benefit L...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Davidson County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational institutions to improve the quality of life for Davidson County and Lexington area local residents. Priority will be given to requests for projects and programs that address a community need. G...

GrantWatch ID#: 146371

Grants to Union County, North Carolina Nonprofits for Teacher Development, Disabilities, and ...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants to Union County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental agencies, and educational institutions for programs that address community needs and improve the lives of local residents. Eligible organizations are expected to address one of the following target areas: A. Broad charitable purp...

GrantWatch ID#: 146374

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits for Education, Human Services, and Arts Projects in Rich...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and congregations for programs that benefit residents of Richmond County. Programs must focus on the areas of arts and culture, economic development, education (K-12 and post-secondary), recreation, and human services. Fundi...

GrantWatch ID#: 161995

Grants to North Dakota Business and IHE Collaboratives for Product Research and Development ...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants to North Dakota business and IHE collaboratives for research, development, commercialization, and improvement of new or existing products. Funding will also be provided for research related to the development of vaccines, cures for cancer, virally infectious diseases, and other pathogens. Specifically, Research ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171142