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Grants to South Plains Area, Texas Nonprofits for Basic Needs, Education, Youth, and Social ...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for local community benefit initiatives in Lubbock and the surrounding South Plains area. Grants may be made for programs and projects in the areas of civic, social, and economic development; education and youth; and basic needs and self-sufficiency. The Foundation...

GrantWatch ID#: 175768

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

Deadline 05/30/19

Grants starting at $10,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations, tax-exempt educational institutions, and state, local, and tribal agencies for programs that address the health and well-being of State residents. Funding is intended to support activities in three focus areas: American Indian Health, Partnerships for Better He...

GrantWatch ID#: 178838

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

Deadline 07/19/19

Grants ranging from $750 to $4,500 to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs for a broad range of arts programming to benefit local communities. Funding is intended specifically to bring arts activities to underserved communities in the state. General Project Grants for Community E...

GrantWatch ID#: 179326

Grants to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Improve the Local Economy and the Sta...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations to improve the economic health and standard of living of local residents. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to attract and incubate businesses, promote industrial growth, and create sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 183519

Grants to Oconomowoc Area, Wisconsin Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Arts, Basic Needs,...

Deadline 05/24/19

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, public and private schools, and municipal government agencies for programs and projects that meet the changing needs of those living in the Oconomowoc area. Consideration will be given to educational programs that meet the need of special-need students. Funding may be provided f...

GrantWatch ID#: 147259

Contracts to New York City Providers of Child Day Care Services to Establish New Early-Child...

Deadline 06/05/19

Contracts for services to New York City providers of child day care services to implement new early childhood education and care programs. Funding is intended to implement a new service model that will offer care to children, from birth to age five, and that will meet the basic goals of increasing access, equity, quality, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185515

Grants and Loans to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, For-Profits, and Tribes to Increase Broadband ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants and loans to USA and territories state and local governments and agencies, Tribes, nonprofits, for-profit corporations, LLCs, and cooperative or mutual organizations to expand broadband access in eligible rural areas. Funding may be used for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment n...

GrantWatch ID#: 185321

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Agencies to Redevelop and Preserve Properties in Erie ...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, local agencies, and municipal authorities to redevelop, preserve, and enhance vacant and underused buildings in Erie County. Funding is intended to encourage investment and strengthen neighborhoods, commercial districts, and communities. Anchor buildin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183434

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Research and Develop Marketable High-Risk Technologies

Deadline 06/13/19

Grants to USA and territories small businesses for research and development projects to establish the feasibility of marketing risky, unproven technologies. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to submitting an application. Applicants must also complete required registration prior to applying. Funding is intended to...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702

Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/17/19

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Grants to USA State, Territory, and Tribal Agencies for Collaborative Research Related to Chi...

Deadline 06/14/19

Grants to USA state, territory, or tribal agencies collaborating with researchers in IHEs and other research organizations to explore child care policies. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to research the effectiveness of child care subsidy policies and quality improveme...

GrantWatch ID#: 185790

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio Nonprofits for Academic Programs and Support for Underprivile...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio nonprofit organizations for academic achievement, school readiness, and support programs for underprivileged children and families. Educational programming is intended for both in- and out-of-school programs and may have a parental involvement component. Specifically, the Foundation supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 179655

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

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware nonprofit organizations to support the initial stages of neighborhood revitalization projects. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for children and families living in eligible low-income communities by concentrating resources on com...

GrantWatch ID#: 181479
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Markets for Local Agriculture

Deadline 06/18/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, government agencies, and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to develop, expand, and coordinate farmers markets. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to increase access and availability to locally and regionall...

GrantWatch ID#: 171588

Grants to USA Scholars for Behavioral Economics Research Addressing Diversity and Immigration

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants to USA scholars to support high-level research on the economic, political, and social effects of the shifting ethnic and racial composition on the nation. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Applications are invited for proposals addressing immigration, race, and ethnicity in the co...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368

Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants to USA scholars for behavioral economics research that draws from economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Projects must examine and seek to improve the social and living conditions within the nation. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Researchers for Innovative Research Addressing the Causes of Inequality in Ame...

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants to USA scholars for innovative research addressing factors that contribute to inequality in America. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Studies will address how economic, political, and social inequalities have affected outcomes in these areas. This includes equality of access and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588

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

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. level or equivalent to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation is esp...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593

Grants to Forsyth County Area, North Carolina Nonprofits to Improve Access to Affordable Tran...

Deadline 05/23/19

Grants to Forsyth County area, North Carolina nonprofit organizations to meet specific community transport needs. Funding is intended to improve access to affordable and efficient transportation leading to increased economic self-sufficiency. Priority will be given to those applications that address the following: - I...

GrantWatch ID#: 179837

Grants to New Jersey Organizations to Promote Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 06/13/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $25,000 to New Jersey organizations for projects that promote the state as a premier tourism destination. Applicants must submit a declaration of intent to apply prior to submitting a full application. Funding is available to market and promote specific tourism opportunities within the state. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181024

Contracts for Services to Hawaii Nonprofits and Government Agencies for Projects That Promot...

Deadline 07/05/19 Conference Date: 05/23/19

Contracts for services generally starting at $25,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects that promote the state's culture and heritage. Funding is intended to support programs that demonstrate collaboration and community support; exhibit depth and breadth of experience in performing simil...

GrantWatch ID#: 185888

Grants to Fayette County, Indiana Nonprofits and Groups for Community, Education, and Health...

Deadline 06/14/19 LOI Date: 05/24/19

Grants to Fayette County, Indiana nonprofits, associations, and civic groups to promote positive and sustainable change in the local community. An LOI is required prior to submitting a full application. Funding priorities include community betterment, education, and health and human services. The Foundation seeks to develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177297

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and For-Profits for Economic Development in High-Unemplo...

Deadline 05/24/19

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit corporations and for-profit businesses to promote economic development in designated locations within the District. Funding is intended to support construction and design projects featuring non-residential, commercial components of mixed-use projects, retail development, and real estate i...

GrantWatch ID#: 181607

Grants to Canada Registered Charities, Municipalities, and Athletic Associations in Eligible...

Deadline 05/24/19

Grants to Canada registered charities, municipalities, and amateur athletic organizations in eligible areas for programs that offer solutions to mental health and oral health issues. Eligible communities include Hamilton, Calgary, Windsor-Essex, Victoria/Vancouver, Northern Ontario, and the Atlantic region. Funding is inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 185740

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Upgrade Rented and Leased Facilities Designed for Arts...

Deadline 07/19/19 Conference Date: 05/24/19

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for structural improvements to rented and leased properties in which arts and humanities productions are held. Applicants who have not received funding in the previous two years are required to attend an informational workshop. Funding is intended to support qualified organi...

GrantWatch ID#: 185954
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Grants to USA Nonprofit and Governmental Institutions in Multiple States for Research and Ou...

Deadline 11/08/19 LOI Date: 05/28/19

Grants to USA nonprofit and governmental research institutions in multiple western states and eligible territories for research and education projects that enhance the agricultural industry. Pre-proposals must be submitted prior to the full application. Applicants may be located in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Californ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181468

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

Deadline 07/12/19 LOI Date: 05/29/19

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $55,000 to Chicago Metropolitan Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations working to reduce poverty and promote racial equality. A letter of inquiry is required of new applicants prior to submitting a full application. The Funding Source is deepening its commitment to racial equity and will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176790

Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Expand Economic Opportunity in the Magi...

Deadline 06/24/19 Conference Date: 05/29/19

Grants of up to $30,000, grants of up to $45,000, and grants of up to $60,000 to Idaho nonprofit organizations, agencies, and public schools to promote economic opportunity and entrepreneurship for residents of the Magic Valley region. Consideration will be given to new initiatives. Innovation and collaboration are encoura...

GrantWatch ID#: 185981
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Grants to Montana Nonprofits to Create Agricultural Development Technical Assistance Centers...

Deadline 06/12/19 Conference Date: 05/29/19

Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations to create agricultural development technical assistance centers for state farmers. Funding is intended to support the development of the infrastructure necessary to enable ranchers, farmers and other agricultural entrepreneurs to serve both in- and out-of-state markets for food, fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 185999

Grants to Halifax, Nova Scotia Nonprofits and For-Profits for Events to Promote Tourism and ...

Deadline 05/30/19

Grants to Halifax, Nova Scotia nonprofit and for-profits organizations for events that promote and develop the tourism industry and local economy. Applicants requesting funds for major events must contact program staff prior to applying. Grants are intended to support events that increase room nights and economic developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 166719

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

Deadline 05/30/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits for programs and projects that promote education, particularly in the area of financial literacy, in communities where the funding source operates. Funding priority will also be provided for community and economic development programs and initiatives, including programs that promote job creation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Grants to Chester County, Pennsylvania Municipalities for Local Planning, Sustainability, an...

Deadline 06/28/19 Conference Date: 05/30/19

Grants to Chester County, Pennsylvania municipalities to improve local planning programs in order to meet county-level planning goals. Attendance is required at a pre-submittal meeting. This program supports municipal plan revisions, municipal planning, and innovative growth management. The Vision Partnership Program ...

GrantWatch ID#: 139184

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

Deadline 07/26/19 Conference Date: 05/30/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 156105
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Grants to Brooklyn, New York Nonprofits to Promote Youth Development, Justice, and Leadership

Deadline 08/30/19 Conference Date: 05/30/19 LOI Date: 06/28/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Brooklyn, New York nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit youth, particularly young people of color, between the ages 16 and 24. New applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Programs must align with the following three areas of focus: youth devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 157423

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

Deadline 07/26/19 Conference Date: 05/30/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 185926

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Abandoned Mine Remedi...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Pennsylvania local governments, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, for-profit businesses, and watershed organizations for the treatment, abatement, and drainage of abandoned mines throughout the state. Eligible requests may include but are not limited to land reclamation, construction and remediation, repair of exist...

GrantWatch ID#: 142692

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Groundwater Sampling ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Pennsylvania local governments, nonprofits, for-profit businesses, IHEs, and watershed organizations for the establishment of water quality data in private water supplies throughout the state. Funding is intended for projects that use accepted scientific practices and principles for water sample collection and an...

GrantWatch ID#: 142694

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Expand Parks and Open ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and watershed organizations to enhance open spaces, recreational areas, and greenways throughout the state. Funding is intended to plan, acquire, develop, rehabilitate, and repair greenways, as well as for recreational trails, open space, parks and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 142696

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Protect and Restore Wa...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and watershed organizations for the restoration and protection of watersheds affected by nonpoint source pollution throughout the state. Requests may involve runoff control through implementing watershed based Best Management Practices (BMPs) in agri...

GrantWatch ID#: 142708

Grants to Greater Charlottesville, Virginia Nonprofits and Businesses to Promote Local Events

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $6,000 to Greater Charlottesville, Virginia nonprofit organizations and businesses to promote local cultural events, arts, festivals, and tourism initiatives. Grants are intended to increase visitors, both overnight and daytrippers, to Charlottesville and Albemarle County. As the CACVB’s mission is to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 149265

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Herkimer and Oneida Counties for Economic Development, Educ...

Deadline 06/28/19 LOI Date: 05/31/19

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in Herkimer and Oneida Counties for education, health, arts and culture, and economic development. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a draft application prior to applying. Projects outside the Foundation's priority areas may be considered. The Foundation will c...

GrantWatch ID#: 152161

Grants to Canada IHEs and Industry Partners for Science and Engineering Research and Develop...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada colleges and universities to partner with innovative companies for short-term research and development projects. Funding will support the project costs of science and engineering developments that address a company-specific problem. Objectives: Engage Grants are designed to give in...

GrantWatch ID#: 155668

Grants to Martin County, Minnesota Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life of Residents

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Martin County, Minnesota nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life of local residents. Funding is intended for projects and programs in the following areas of focus: the environment, arts and humanities, social and economic growth, youth, and community and civic affairs. The Foundation funds innovati...

GrantWatch ID#: 169442

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Promote Economic and Community...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit the communities and the economy of the cities where the Funding Source is located. Funding is intended for organizations in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, M...

GrantWatch ID#: 169781

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

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

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to Texas organizations, businesses, and agencies for events, initiatives, and promotional activities that develop business opportunities, attract visitors to the community, and enhance the quality of life for residents of the City of McKinney. Potential applicants must contact program staff to discu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179214

Grants to Muncie and Delaware County, Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Programs...

Deadline 07/05/19 LOI Date: 05/31/19

Grants to Muncie and Delaware County, Indiana nonprofits, schools, and agencies to improve the quality of life in the area. First-time applicants are required to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. All applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support...

GrantWatch ID#: 179728

Grants to Eastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Housing, Human Services, and Community Develop...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Eastern Massachusetts nonprofits for human services, housing, and community development programs that benefit residents in communities served by the Funding Source. Funding is intended to support proposals that address the following priorities: Human Services: For organizations th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180782

Grants to West Georgia Organizations to Benefit Local Women and Children

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to West Georgia organizations for programs that benefit women and children in Carroll, Haralson, and Heard counties. Funding is intended for direct assistance that will impact the lives of local women and children in the areas of education, poverty, and abuse. The Power of the Purse (POP) fund fos...

GrantWatch ID#: 181135

Grants to Southeast Alaska Nonprofits for Health, Financial Stability, and Education Programs

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Southeast Alaska nonprofit organizations for programs addressing education, health, and financial stability. Funding is intended to support education programs to decrease dropout rates, improve literacy, and enhance early childhood education; financial programs to increase stability and economic independence for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181597