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Grants to Wisconsin Employers, Agencies, and Organizations for Worker Training Programs

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Wisconsin employers, public agencies, and private organizations to support employer-led worker training and placement programs. Each application must include at least one employer that commits to hiring successful trainees or increase the wages of incumbent worker trainees. The Wisconsin Fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 182056

Grants to New Jersey Employers, Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies to Develop and Expand Apprent...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $80,000 to New Jersey employers, nonprofits, trade associations, labor and workforce organizations, LEAs, vocational schools, workforce development boards, and IHEs to expand and develop approved apprenticeship programs. Funding is intended to cover wage reimbursement and training costs, and to provide ince...

GrantWatch ID#: 184661

Grants to Warwick, Rhode Island Nonprofits and Agencies for Economic Development and Communi...

Deadline 01/11/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Warwick, Rhode Island nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects aimed at community revitalization and economic growth. Funding is intended to support programs and services that benefit low and moderate income communities in the areas of Housing, Public Services, Community Fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 177097

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, IHEs, LEAs, and Agencies to Employ Volunteer Staff for Comm...

Deadline 12/18/18

Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, LEAs, IHEs, government agencies, and labor organizations to employ volunteer staff to carry out community services. Applicants must attend a technical assistance session and submit a notice of intent to apply before applying. AmeriCorps is a national service network that pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 139958

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

Deadline 01/15/19

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. For larger grants, applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Strategic priorities include commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 130997

Grants to Pima County, Arizona Housing Developers and Owners to Subsidize the Development of...

Deadline 02/28/19 LOI Date: 12/28/18

Grants to Pima County, Arizona housing project developers and owners to create affordable new housing in the unincorporated areas of Marana, Sahuarita, Oro Valley, and Pima County. Applicants must first submit an LOI before applying. Housing owners and operators will recieve vouchers that will reduce project costs and rent...

GrantWatch ID#: 184838

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

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits, Organizations, IHEs, and Municipalities...

Deadline 12/19/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Los Angeles County, California nonprofits, municipalities, health organizations, and institutions of higher education for quality community arts programming. Funding is intended for organizations whose primary mission is outside the arts. Requests must be for a specific project only...

GrantWatch ID#: 163532

Grants to Washington, DC Emerging Companies to Support Business Development

Deadline 01/11/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Washington, DC small and emerging businesses located in Wards 7 and 8 to support business development activities. Funding is intended for market research, product or service development, licensing, customer development, prototype development, and other development purposes. The grants are to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183408

Grants to Klickitat County, Washington Nonprofits and Public Agencies to Support Tourism-Rel...

Deadline 12/19/18

Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote tourism in Klickitat County. Funding may be used for marketing and operational expenses for tourism-related facilities and events. In addition, capital expenses for publicly owned tourism facilities may be requested. Selected proposals will...

GrantWatch ID#: 139161

Grants to Hawaii County, Hawaii Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Housing and Econom...

Deadline 12/19/18

Grants to Hawaii County, Hawaii nonprofit organizations, government agencies, community-based development organizations, and in some cases, for-profit organizations to address community and housing needs. Projects may involve economic development, public facilities enhancements, property acquisition, and rehabilitation and...

GrantWatch ID#: 178409

Grants to Montana Businesses and Health Care Providers to Train Workers and Create Jobs

Deadline 12/19/18

Grants to Montana for-profit businesses and nonprofit health care providers for employee training. Funding is intended for training employees with the goal of filling new part-time and full-time jobs within the primary sector. This program is intended to provide an essential job training incentive for new businesses to loc...

GrantWatch ID#: 179250

Grants and Loans to Montana Local and Tribal Governments to Promote Basic Sector Job Creation

Deadline 12/19/18

Grants and loans to Montana local and tribal governments to promote the creation of well-paying jobs in basic sector businesses. Governments may apply on behalf of employers to establish a minimum of one net new position for a Montana resident. The purpose of this program is to foster long-term stable economic growth withi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180769

Grant to a USA Nonprofit to Develop a Two-Way Entrepreneurial Exchange Program with Latin Am...

Deadline 12/19/18

Grant to a USA public or private nonprofit organization to implement a two-way exchange program for social and business entrepreneurs from the Carribean, Latin America, and the United States. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several days to complete. This two-way global exchange program is de...

GrantWatch ID#: 184603

Grants to Mendocino, California Nonprofits to Support Business and Workforce Development

Deadline 12/20/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Mendocino County, California nonprofits for programs that promote economic development in the local area. Funding is intended for education, community and business development, workforce development, and to support entrepreneurship. Grants are available in two categories: Small Bus...

GrantWatch ID#: 184736

Grants to Nebraska and Western Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth, Economic Development,...

Deadline 01/15/19 Conference Date: 12/20/18

Grants to Nebraska and Western Iowa nonprofits and agencies for programs in the areas of preparing youth for success in education and employment, promoting economic development, and supporting local efforts to build thriving communities. Applicants must speak with a program officer prior to submitting an application. Yo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178879

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 12/21/18

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernmental organizations working to strengthen democratic institutions worldwide and advance democratic goals. Applications are invited from independent, local NGOs for non-partisan programs that seek to accomplish the following goals: -Promote and defend h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179280

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

Deadline 02/08/19 LOI Date: 12/21/18

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 prior to applying. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of promising futures and thriving comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 180881

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

Deadline 12/27/18

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits and government agencies for programs that expand local agriculture, prepare residents to join the workforce, and create new opportunities for local employment, particularly in health care. Eligible projects are those that benefit tobacco-dependent, economically distressed, and/or rural c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179845

Grants to New Orleans Area, Louisiana Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Women

Deadline 12/28/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to New Orleans Area, Louisiana nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on advancing the wellbeing of women. Funding will be provided for proposals that benefit women in the following areas: economic opportunity, physical and mental health, and/or family assistance (as outlined b...

GrantWatch ID#: 176720

Grants to McKinney, Texas Nonprofits, Agencies, Convention Facilities, and Community Organiz...

Deadline 12/28/18

Grants to McKinney, Texas nonprofits, agencies, community and convention facilities, and community organizations for projects that will improve the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must contact the funding source before applying. Funding may be used to advance cultural, community, and economic development. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 179212

Grants to Kentucky Family Farms for Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure and Equipment

Deadline 12/28/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky family farms to improve the energy efficiency of existing farm facilities and equipment. The purpose of this program is to help agricultural operations within the state become more profitable and sustainable through strategic investments. Eligible Investments and Exclusions: 1. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 183657

Grants to Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri Nonprofits and Municipalities for Community and Ec...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri nonprofits and municipalities serving individuals living in local communities. Funding is intended for initiatives and programs that support a wide range of communal needs such as public safety, economic and community development, services, and infrastructure. The Ste. Genevieve...

GrantWatch ID#: 144584
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Grants to Shuswap Area, British Columbia Nonprofits for Arts, Heritage, Education, Health, Sa...

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 12/31/18

Grants to Shuswap area, British Columbia nonprofit organizations and charities for community benefit projects. A letter of intent is required before submitting an application. Projects must align with the following areas of focus: arts and cultural activities, education, environment, animal welfare, health and wellness, sa...

GrantWatch ID#: 145775

Grants to Wayne County, Nebraska Organizations and For-Profits to Attract Visitors and Incre...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Wayne County, Nebraska organizations, including for-profit organizations, for projects and programs that aim to promote local tourism. Funding is intended to encourage, promote, and attract visitors to come to the County, and to utilize travel and tourism facilities within the County. Funding w...

GrantWatch ID#: 149036

Grants to Georgetown, Texas Nonprofits, Schools, and Individuals for Public Arts and Cultura...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to Georgetown, Texas nonprofits, schools, arts and culture organizations, and individuals to support music, art, and cultural heritage and theatre events in the community. Funding is intended to support the creation of public art and cultural events that are open to the public. Special consideration will be give...

GrantWatch ID#: 149818

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri Nonprofits for Health, Wellness, Arts, Culture, and Family Pro...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services within the priority areas of family, health and wellness efforts, arts and culture opportunities, local community, and strengthening the footwear industry. The Foundation's mission is to support charitable organizations, which are ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158010

Grants to Deschutes County, Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Communities and Residen...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging between $1,000 and $2,500 to Deschutes County, Oregon nonprofit organizations and public agencies for short-term projects and activities that will benefit a specific area or the community at large. Funding is intended for, but not limited to, job creation, education and training, social and human services, c...

GrantWatch ID#: 164753
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Grants to Washington, DC and International Nonprofits to Promote Economic Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants averaging $10,000 to Washington, DC and International nonprofit organizations for humanitarian activities that benefit communities throughout the world, with a primary focus on promoting economic self-sufficiency through economic development and education. Support is available to charities in the Washington, DC metr...

GrantWatch ID#: 171226

Grants to New Hampton Area, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Local Tourism

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to New Hampton area, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects that promote tourism in the local area. Funding is intended for high-impact and innovative activities that will have a positive impact on the New Hampton community.

GrantWatch ID#: 176482

Grants to Metro Atlanta, Georgia Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Preservation, Health, Job Tr...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life of residents. Focus areas include: the arts, beautification and preservation, education, health, basic needs, counseling, and job training in order to people achieve self-sufficiency. Applicants may request fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 176952
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953

Grants to Nebraska Employers and Labor Organizations for Workforce Training Programs

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to Nebraska employers and labor organizations for workforce training and development programs. Funding is intended to expand the state’s skill pool through projects that enhance earning capacity and job security for workers while building productivity. The Worker Training Program is a business incentive program...

GrantWatch ID#: 178566
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for direct-services programming in the areas of educational attainment and economic opportunity. Priorities for each...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits and Schools for Community Development, Disaster Relief, and Eco...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $750 to Vermont nonprofit organizations and public schools to benefit communities primarily within the funding source’s service territory. Focus areas include energy education, economic security, community development, and emergency or disaster relief.

GrantWatch ID#: 179481
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Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International Organization for a Project that Relates to Safe...

Deadline 12/31/18

Fellowship of up to $25,000 to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit, for-profit, advocacy organization, IHE, research center, or grassroots organization for an innovative human rights project related to safety and change in Central America's Northern Triangle. Funding is intended for projects that will bring about sys...

GrantWatch ID#: 179931

Grants to Franklin County, North Carolina Organizations and Agencies to Promote the Local To...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to Franklin County, North Carolina organizations and agencies for projects that will enhance the local tourism industry. The purpose of this program is to foster a strong economic base and job creation within the tourism sector. Events must result in an increase in visitors from outside the County. Emphasis is place...

GrantWatch ID#: 180388

Grants to Scioto County Area, Ohio Nonprofits for Health, Education, Economic Development, A...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to Scioto County Area, Ohio nonprofit organizations for a broad range of projects that will benefit local populations. Program areas include education, healthcare, community development, economic development, arts and culture, social services, and civic benefit. The Foundation will look favorably at those project...

GrantWatch ID#: 180559

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

Deadline 12/31/18

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Innovativ...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, social entrepreneurs, and for-profit enterprises for innovative solutions that address global challenges. Applications are invited from smaller or startup-phase organizations that may use funds to field and grow their projects to scale. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182465

Grants to North Dakota Local Public Agencies for Transportation Infrastructure Improvements

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to North Dakota local public agencies for transportation infrastructure improvements. Funding is intended for projects that will preserve transportation assets, improve transportation safety, contribute to the economic development of the area, and improve different types of transportation. The objectives of the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 184568

Grants to Vermont Municipalities for Planning Projects to Improve Transportation, Economic Dev...

Deadline 01/31/19 Conference Date: 12/31/18

Grants to Vermont municipalities to develop plans to enhance transportation options, economic vitality, water quality, and public health in local communities. Applicants must have a pre-application meeting with program staff prior to submitting an application. By providing resources and state assistance, the Program en...

GrantWatch ID#: 176430

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Children and Families,...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies for programs that focus on children, youth, and families, as well as community and individual well-being. Eligible organizations must operate in Carlton, Aitkin, Cook, Koochiching, Itasca, St. Louis, and Lake Counties. Organizations m...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Schools, Indian Tribes, and Public Agencies to Host Major Spor...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta nonprofits, educational institutions, municipalities, and First Nations to host sports events throughout the province. Funding is also available for the development and bid preparation of major national and international sports events. Priority will be given to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175340

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Tribes, and Municipalities to Support Tourism Information Ce...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 per year to Wisconsin nonprofit tourism organizations, tribes, and municipalities to reimburse the operations of regional tourism information centers. Funding is intended to support traveler services that result in a positive economic impact on the region and state. The Department has identified ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177196
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Grants to Greater New Britain, Connecticut Nonprofits for Arts, Community Development, Educa...

Deadline 02/01/19 LOI Date: 01/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 and capital grants of up to $50,000 to Greater New Britain, Connecticut nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible counties. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Program areas include arts...

GrantWatch ID#: 178051

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits and Agencies for Environment, Education, and Economic and Commun...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Hawaii nonprofits and government agencies for a range of community programs throughout the state. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of education, environmental sustainability, as well as economic and community development. Particular consideration will be given to organizations or programs: - whi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178314

In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Improve Organizational Management and Ca...

Deadline 01/01/19

In-kind donations of up to 20 computers to USA nonprofit organizations to expand their capacity to address the needs of underserved populations. Donations are intended to help organizations improve their ability to provide services such as education, job training, technology training, and health care. An InterConnectio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178435
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Grants to Sioux Falls Area, South Dakota Nonprofits for Arts, Environment, Human Services, a...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Sioux Falls Area, South Dakota nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of arts, health, environment, education, human services, community affairs and development, and humanities. Applications are accepted from organizations serving Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook Counties, as well...

GrantWatch ID#: 178650

Grants to Southwest Alabama Agencies and Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Human Services, and...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Alabama nonprofits and government agencies to strengthen communities and enhance the quality of life for the residents of Southwest Alabama. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of health and human services, education, arts and culture, and economic and community development. The Foundation wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 178798