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Grants to Virginia Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Employment and Economic Security

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to over $30,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to promote stable employment and economic security in the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and Augusta County. Emphasis is placed on programs and services benefitting low-income households. CAPSAW partners with...

GrantWatch ID#: 138456

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 and promote visitation. Funding may be used for event-related capital expenditures and operating expenses. Eligible events could include arts and cultural events, festivals, sporting events, conferences, and tradeshows. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165117

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

Deadline 01/25/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176986

Grants to Chapel Hill, North Carolina Nonprofits for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 02/06/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 167471

Grants to Chapel Hill, North Carolina Organizations to Increase Affordable Housing

Deadline 02/06/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 182511

Grants to New York Colleges and Universities for Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants to New York colleges and universities for promising strategies to implement clean energy solutions and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Proposals are invited for replicable and innovative approaches that use commercially-viable technologies and engage both students and the off-campus community. The Energy to Lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 169308

Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creati...

Deadline 01/22/18

Income tax credits starting at $20,000 to California businesses as an incentive to locate and develop their business in the state. This program is open statewide to businesses operating in any industry. The purpose of this program is to increase the number of jobs with good wages and benefits by attracting and retaining h...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343

Grants to Oklahoma Public IHEs to Assist Single Mothers Complete Higher Education Degrees or ...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Oklahoma public colleges and universities to assist efforts toward recruitment, enrollment, and retention of single mothers pursuing a degree or career certification. The current initiative focuses on providing systemic supports for single mother students on Oklahoma higher education...

GrantWatch ID#: 164313

Grants to California Nonprofits for Housing and Economic Opportunities in Palm Desert

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants to Palm Desert, California nonprofit organizations for community development programs that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income households. The purpose of this program is to expand economic opportunities, ensure suitable living environments, and provide decent housing. As an entitlement community for the C...

GrantWatch ID#: 166723

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Educate New Farmers and Ranchers

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for collaborative efforts to deliver mentoring, education, and technical assistance programs to beginning ranchers and farmers. Certain applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Applicants are advised...

GrantWatch ID#: 151418

Grants to Greenville, South Carolina Nonprofits to Develop Affordable Housing Units

Deadline 02/09/18

Grants to Greenville, South Carolina nonprofit organizations to increase available housing for low- and moderate-income households. Funding will be used for the development or construction of affordable housing units within designated neighborhoods in the City. During this grant period, the City will receive and admini...

GrantWatch ID#: 166709

Grants to Thousand Oaks, California Nonprofits and Other Organizations for Community and Eco...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Thousand Oaks, California nonprofits and other organizations to support a range of social services and community development projects. Emphasis is placed on projects that address the unmet needs of low- and moderate-income households and individuals. In addition, nonprofit housing and services providers are i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177529

Grants to Tracy, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Benefit Low and Moderat...

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants to Tracy, California nonprofits, for-profits, public agencies, faith-based organizations, and community development housing organizations to support a broad range of community development and housing-related activities. Projects must benefit moderate and low income residents. To be considered for CDBG funding, p...

GrantWatch ID#: 140977

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 and IHEs for Innovative Science and Engineering Developments

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to support fundamental education and research activities in all disciplines of science and engineering. This program track is intended to support individual researchers in developing new innovations based on prior basic research. The purpose of this program is to strengthen th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174404

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 Greater New Haven, Connecticut Organizations to Improve the Lives of Women and Gir...

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants to Greater New Haven, Connecticut organizations working to positively impact the lives of women and girls. Applicants must schedule a pre-application meeting with program staff prior to applying. Applications are invited for gender-specific advocacy initiatives and programming. The Fund values gender-specific in...

GrantWatch ID#: 167224

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 Maryland Nonprofits and Municipalities in Prince George's County for Projects Rela...

Deadline 03/07/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants to Maryland nonprofits and municipalities in northwest Prince George's County for projects related to tourism. Applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in a workshop or webinar, and should discuss their project with staff before applying. Funding is intended to support economic growth and assist with the pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180837

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 Texas Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Churches to Benefit Bexar and Surrounding ...

Deadline 02/16/18

Grants to Texas nonprofits, governmental entities, schools, and churches serving Bexar and the eligible surrounding counties for a wide range of community programs. Funding is intended for the focus areas of arts and culture, animal services, children and youth, medicine and healthcare, seniors, and community-at-large. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173034

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri Nonprofits to Address Inequity Issues and Improve the Quality o...

Deadline 02/09/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to St. Louis, Missouri nonprofits for projects and programs to improve the lives of local residents, with an emphasis on addressing inequity issues in the community. Funding is intended to reduce disparities that undermine the local quality of life, and create access to opportunities and resources t...

GrantWatch ID#: 178604
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Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits and Neighborhood Groups for Community Projects in th...

Deadline 03/01/18

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 USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 01/17/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: -Foster Jewish arts, cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744

Grants to Florida and Israel Businesses for Collaborative Aerospace Research and Development

Deadline 01/17/18

Grants to Florida and Israel businesses to collaborate on aerospace research and development projects. Applications must be jointly submitted by teams representing both countries. Qualifying projects stimulate the development of new and significantly improved products and processes that may be commercialized in the global ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176923

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Nonprofits for Education, Employment, and Health ...

Deadline 03/30/18 LOI Date: 01/17/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Greenville County, South Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs that encourage upward economic mobility for low-income residents. Applicants must schedule a phone call with the Foundation at least 10 days before the LOI deadline of January 17, 2018. Funding is specifically intended for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177759

Grants to Larimer County, Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth and Community Development

Deadline 02/08/18 Conference Date: 01/17/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to Larimer County, Colorado nonprofits and governmental units for youth, community, and economic development programs and activities. Funding is intended to help individuals and families become self-sufficient and inspire them to take active and meaningful roles in their communities. Program Goal...

GrantWatch ID#: 150722

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs Addressing a Variety of Community Needs

Deadline 01/24/18 Conference Date: 01/17/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofits for programs which may support a wide variety of community needs. Funding is intended to support projects which will encourage communities to use problem-solving approaches that result in more effective, equitable, and sustainable solutions. This grant opportun...

GrantWatch ID#: 173004

Grants to Fort Pierce, Florida Nonprofits to Benefit Low and Moderate Income Residents

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Fort Pierce, Florida nonprofit organizations, civic groups, agencies, and church groups for a wide range of programs and activities benefitting low and moderate income households. Eligible requests broadly include health, human services, and community development. All activities must meet guid...

GrantWatch ID#: 148934

Grants and/or In-Kind Support to Snohomish County, Washington Nonprofits to Support Opportun...

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants and/or in-kind support to Snohomish County, Washington nonprofits to support opportunities for women to pursue education, develop new skills, and gain economic security. Funding is intended to assist those programs which align with the Foundation's mission. Zonta Mission Statement: Zonta International is a leadin...

GrantWatch ID#: 150103

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Cultural and Sports Events, Major Festivals, and Seniors’...

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants to Markham, Ontario nonprofit organizations to support festivals, events, and other activities within the city. The purpose of this program is to encourage residents to take part in their community, connect with one another, and attract visitors. Four different grant categories are available, each with specific fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 164692

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

Deadline 03/08/18 Conference Date: 01/18/18

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 Santa Fe, New Mexico Nonprofits, Agencies, For-Profits, and IHEs for Housing and C...

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

Grants to Santa Fe, New Mexico nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and IHEs to support a broad range of community development and housing projects. A mandatory training sessions is scheduled for January 18. Programs must primarily benefit low- and moderate-income households within city limits. CDBG is the Com...

GrantWatch ID#: 178582

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits to Benefit the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations that are working to improve the lives of the residents of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Priority funding areas include education, income and financial stability, and health. This grant cycle is intended specifically for health-related proposals. Priority Area Details: He...

GrantWatch ID#: 136578

Grants to Huntington Beach, California Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Low and Moderate I...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Huntington Beach, California nonprofit organizations and local government agencies for a broad range of services benefitting low and moderate income residents. Funding is also available for selected capital projects that result in construction and developments. The Community Development Bl...

GrantWatch ID#: 167449

Grants to Niagara County, New York Nonprofits for Arts, Youth, Seniors, Tourism, Education, ...

Deadline 02/09/18 LOI Date: 01/19/18

Grants to Niagara County, New York nonprofits for programs and projects that benefit local residents. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry by January 19. Funding will specifically be provided for arts and cultural programs, youth programs, senior programs, local tourism, preservation and restoration of local history...

GrantWatch ID#: 175589

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

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of up to $10,000 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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176720

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple States for Community ...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants starting at $20,001 to New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Quebec nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for community revitalization activities. Applicants must submit a concept paper in advance of a full proposal. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to requesting cap...

GrantWatch ID#: 176743

Grants to Dublin Area, Ohio Businesses and Organizations for Irish-Themed Cultural Events

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Dublin Area, Ohio businesses and organizations for events involving Irish culture that have the potential to draw tourists and increase business. Requests will be considered for both one-time events and series. Recipients may use funding to hire Irish entertainers from a designated roster. This entertainment ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176959

Grants to Thornton, Colorado Nonprofits to Meet Basic Needs and Promote Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Thornton, Colorado nonprofit organizations to meet the basic human needs of local residents. Basic needs include housing, food, health, and human services. Eligible programs also include those that help move individuals who rely on public assistance to providing for their own basic needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 177373

Grants to Elmhurst, Illinois Nonprofits for Events and Activities that Promote Tourism and E...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Elmhurst, Illinois nonprofits for local cultural activities and events that encourage tourism, promote overnight stays, and provide economic opportunities in the local area. Funding is intended to promote tourism activities that promote a positive image, attract visitors, and build publicity for the City. Inc...

GrantWatch ID#: 177787

Grants to New York City Arts and Cultural Nonprofits to Promote Local Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Manhattan, New York nonprofit arts and cultural organizations for audience development initiatives and the marketing of cultural-tourism opportunities. Funding will support a variety of projects that promote awareness of cultural offerings in neighborhoods throughout the borough. Working in partnership with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178067

Grants to Nevada Agencies and Nonprofits to Improve Tourism Facilities and Infrastructure

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations, cities, and counties to enhance tourism infrastructure and attract visitors to the state. Funding may be requested for the development of publicly owned facilities, infrastructure, and property. Possible projects include but are not limited to: -Visitor center, kiosk, rest stop...

GrantWatch ID#: 179775

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Community R...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Quebec nonprofits, government agencies, and schools in eligible communities for community revitalization activities. Preference will be given to programs that benefit the residents of Coos County, New Hampshire, as well as those living in bordering communities i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180453

In-Kind Grants of Seeds to Southwestern USA and Northwestern Mexico Organizations for Commun...

Deadline 01/19/18

In-kind grants to organizations in multiple Southwestern USA States and northwestern Mexico for seeds to plant in gardens that benefit the community. Funding is intended for programs that aim to improve the nutritional, economic, environmental, or social health of underprivileged populations in the region, while also striv...

GrantWatch ID#: 180621

Grants to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Nonprofits for Innovative Programs that Stimulate Economic...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of $50,000 and training to Oklahoma nonprofits for innovative programs to create economic opportunity in the Oklahoma City area. After grant recipients are chosen, the public will vote on a winner to receive an additional $50,000. The ideas will be judged in part on their innovative approach and potential to scale. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182745

Grants to Phoenix, Arizona Nonprofits for Health, Education, and Community Development

Deadline 03/16/18 LOI Date: 01/19/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Phoenix, Arizona nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of health innovation, education, and economic and community development. LOIs are due January 19. Funding may be used for programs, projects, equipment, and materials. Education: This fund will make inve...

GrantWatch ID#: 182762
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Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for Education, Health, Poverty Alleviation, Youth, and Economic...

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 01/20/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Maryland nonprofits for programs that seek to rectify social and economic inequalities for the underserved. Letters of Inquiry are due by January 20, 2018. Funding is intended to support innovative interventions addressing the root causes of systemic barriers to safety, health, shelter, and opp...

GrantWatch ID#: 171637

Grants to Berks County, Pennsylvania Organizations for Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 01/20/18

Grants totaling $30,000 to Berks County, Pennsylvania organizations for programs that will guide women and girls on the path to employment and economic self-sufficiency. Initiatives may focus on women's empowerment, self-esteem, and building life skills. Eligible programs are those that help break the cycle of poverty by e...

GrantWatch ID#: 177094

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Local Arts and Cultural Assets

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants of up to $8,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofits and public agencies for collaborative projects that improve the character of their neighborhood, town, city or region through arts and culture activities. New applicants are strongly advised to register well in advance of the application deadline. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155942