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Economic Development

Total: 193 Economic Development Grants
Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agriculture
Conference Date: 01/11/18
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...

Grants to Prescott, Arizona Nonprofits to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Households
Conference Date: 01/12/18
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...

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, Groups, Individuals, and Agencies to Promote Cultural V...
Conference Date: 01/22/18
Deadline: 02/23/18

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

Grants to North Carolina High-Tech Companies to Promote Start-Up Development
Conference Date: 01/31/18
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...

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Grants to Greater Portland, Oregon Nonprofits and Neighborhoods for Habitat Restoration and Nature Education for...
Conference Date: 02/13/18
Deadline: 05/02/18
LOI Date: 03/06/18

Grants to greater Portland, Oregon nonprofits, individuals, and neighborhoods, for projects that connect communities and their residents through nature education, habitat restoration, and other projects. Applicants must submit a pre-application by M...

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals to Enhance the Local Food and Seafood Industry
Conference Date: 02/15/18
Deadline: 03/01/18

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

Grants to Tech Startups Based in, or Willing to Relocate to, Eligible Northeast Ohio Counties
Conference Date: 02/15/18
Deadline: 03/15/18
LOI Date: 03/05/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to entrepreneurs located in, or willing to relocate to, the Northeast Ohio area. Funding is intended to invest in scalable technology startups that can have a positive economic impact on the region. Financial materials a...

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Grants to New York City Businesses for Development in the Start-Up Phase
Conference Date: 02/20/18
Deadline: 06/12/18
LOI Date: 03/31/18

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

Grants to Texas Agencies, IHEs, Producers, Industry, and Organizations to Enhance Markets for Specialty Crops
Deadline: 02/21/18

Grants to Texas government agencies, IHEs, community-based organizations, agricultural producers, and members of the agricultural industry to enhance markets for specialty crops. Consideration will be given to requests falling under the following fi...

Grants to Hawaii and Multiple USA Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Individuals to Promote Marine Resou...
Deadline: 02/21/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and North Mariana Islands nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, government agencies, and individuals to promote knowledge about marine resources and related issues. Projects will improve education, t...

Grants to North Carolina IHEs and Nonprofits to Bring New Biotech Innovations to the Marketplace
Deadline: 02/21/18

Grants to North Carolina universities and nonprofit research organizations to explore commercial opportunities for biotechnology innovations. Applicants are strongly encouraged to arrange a consultation and draft review with staff at least three wee...

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Grants to New York City Nonprofits for Commercial Revitalization in Low and Moderate Income Areas
Conference Date: 02/21/18
Deadline: 03/11/18

Grants to New York City nonprofit community-based organizations for the revitalization of commercial districts serving low and moderate-income communities. Applicants must complete an expression of interest prior to applying. Applicants will hire a ...

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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Artists, and Arts Professionals for Public Art Installations
Conference Date: 02/21/18
Deadline: 04/06/18

Grants to Washington, DC artists, arts professionals, nonprofit organizations, and business improvement districts to design, create, and install new permanent or temporary public art works. Applicants must arrange a hearing to solicit a letter of co...

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Agriculture, Workforce Training, and Employment Opportunities
Deadline: 02/22/18

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits and government agencies for programs that expand local agriculture, prepare residents to join the workforce, and create new opportunities for local employment, particularly in health care. Eligible projects are th...

Grants to Maine Local Municipal Governments for Programs that Promote Job Retention and Creation
Deadline: 05/25/18
LOI Date: 02/23/18

Grants to Maine local municipal governments (excluding entitlement communities) for projects that assist businesses with the creation and retention of jobs for the low-to-moderate income sector. Applicants must be pre-approved before submitting the...

Grants to Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketplace
Deadline: 02/23/18

Grants of up to $3,750 to Arkansas colleges, universities, laboratories, and public or private enterprises to support the transfer of technological developments to the marketplace. This program supports enterprises in improving and developing proces...

Grants to Maimi-Dade County, Florida Small Businesses in District 4 to Promote Economic Viability
Deadline: 02/23/18

Grants to Miami-Dade County, Florida small businesses located in District 4 to promote economic viability. Funding may be used for a broad range of purchases and business development activities. In addition, technical assistance will be offered to g...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Health, and Community Development
Conference Date: 02/23/18
Deadline: 09/28/18

Grants to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas nonprofits serving communities in which the funding source has a presence for programs addressing community needs. First-time applicants must participate in a...

Grants to Southeastern British Columbia Public Organizations, Municipalities, and Nonprofits to Support Social S...
Deadline: 02/28/18

Grants to southeastern British Columbia registered public organizations, regional districts, indigenous organizations, municipalities, nonprofits, and eligible businesses. Funding is intended to support projects which will strengthen social well-bei...

Prizes to Michigan Small Business and Start-Up Entrepreneurs to Advance the State Economy
Deadline: 02/28/18

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

Grants to USA Investigators for Research in Food and Sustainable Agriculture
Deadline: 02/28/18

Grants to USA investigators and faculty members at eligible institutions for continued food and sustainable agriculture research. Funding is intended to help noteworthy individuals advance research and their careers in the above fields. Applicants m...

Internships for College and Graduate Students to Gain Nonprofit and Leadership Experience in the Dan River Reg...
Deadline: 02/28/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency
Deadline: 02/28/18

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 India...

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Grants to Tolleson, Arizona Nonprofits, Individuals, and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life
Deadline: 02/28/18

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $2,500 to Tolleson, Arizona nonprofits, individuals, and agencies for health and human service projects that will improve local residents' quality of life. Priority will be given to proposals that address t...

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Use Animal Waste as Renewable Fuel
Deadline: 02/28/18

Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies for projects that generate electricity from animal waste. Qualifying projects will provide clean, reliable sources of energy while reducing the impacts of animal waste o...

Grants to Eastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Housing, Human Services, and Community Development Projects
Deadline: 02/28/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Eastern Massachusetts nonprofits for human services, housing, and community development programs and projects that benefit residents in communities the funding source serves. Funding is intended to support pro...

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Grants to Northern Indiana Businesses and Nonprofits for Capital Projects that Encourage Tourism in St. Joseph Co...
Deadline: 02/28/18

Grants to Northern Indiana businesses and nonprofit organizations for projects that increase and enhance tourism in St. Joseph County. Funding is intended for capital investment projects that focus on expanding the appeal of St. Joseph County as a t...

Grants to Enterprise, Oregon Nonprofits to Promote the Tourism Industry and Enhance Quality of Life
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Enterprise, Oregon nonprofit organizations for a range of projects that strengthen the local tourism industry and enhance the quality of life. Possible requests include special events, tourism promotion and tourism-related ...

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Awards to USA Individual Member Veterans for Farming and Agriculture Business Assistance
Deadline: 03/01/18

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA individual veteran members for financial assistance in continuing a career in farming and agriculture. Funding is intended for veterans with an agricultural business already in operation. Applicants must h...

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Enhance the Market for Specialty Crops
Deadline: 05/01/18
LOI Date: 03/01/18

Grants to Kentucky nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, producer groups, and IHEs for projects that promote the market competitiveness of specialty crops produced within the state. Concept papers are due March 1. Statewide priorities, in or...

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Grants to Tompkins County, New York Organizations, Small Businesses, and Individuals for Grassroot Community Pro...
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to Tompkins County, New York community organizations, neighborhood groups, small businesses, and individuals for grassroots projects that promote greater self-sufficiency, equity, and lasting economic, environmental, and social health. Fundin...

Grants to Montana Agencies, For-Profits, Organizations, IHEs, and Individuals for Agricultural Market Development
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to Montana organizations, businesses, educational institutions, government agencies, and individuals for market development projects within the state’s pulse crop industry. Applicants are advised to verify or request registrations in the on...

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Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Environment, and Economic Development
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs and projects focusing on education, nonprofit sustainability, community and economic development, the environment, and economic self-sufficiency. Priorities...

Grants to North Dakota For-Profits, IHEs, Groups, and Individuals to Develop New Agricultural Processing Technol...
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to North Dakota companies, IHEs, groups, and individuals to develop expanded and new uses for agricultural products growth within the state. The purpose of this program is to support technological developments that add value to the state’s ...

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Grants to North Dakota Agricultural Companies and Individuals to Hire Consultants to Improve Operations
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to North Dakota companies, IHEs, groups, and individuals to obtain technical assistance from qualified consultants for the purposes of enhancing markets for value-added agricultural products. The purpose of this program is to expand and main...

Grants to Oklahoma Teachers, Youth Group Leaders, and Organizations for Environmental Education in Eligible Coun...
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to Oklahoma public and private school teachers, school environmental club sponsors, youth group leaders, and organizations that have a youth component for programs and projects that promote environmental and conser...

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Businesses for Environmentally Friendly Upgrades
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota businesses to implement more energy efficient practices. Funding is intended to provide opportunities for businesses to enhance their business operations while reducing their environmental footprint. Priority will be...

Grants to Battle Creek Area, Michigan Resident Groups for Neighborhood Improvement Projects
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants ranging from $200 to $4,000 to Battle Creek Area, Michigan resident groups to implement neighborhood improvement projects and community-oriented events. Applicants must attend an orientation session to be eligible. Sessions are held on the 2n...

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Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Building Owners for Improved Solar Projects
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Minneapolis, Minnesota building owners for solar upgrades. Funding is intended to provide opportunities for building owners to enhance their business operations while reducing their environmental footprint. Highest priorit...

Grants to Oklahoma Agencies, IHEs, Organizations, and Agricultural Producers to Expand Specialty Crop Markets
Deadline: 03/02/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Oklahoma government agencies, agricultural producers, producer associations, IHEs, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders to enhance markets for specialty crops grown within the state. Specialty crops inc...

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Grants to New York Nonprofits and For-Profits for Hands-On Workforce Training Opportunities
Deadline: 03/02/18

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses, local workforce development boards, and workforce training providers for work-based training programs. The purpose of this program is to empower dislocated workers by placing them in...

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Grants to New York Nonprofits and For-Profits to Train Underemployed Workers
Deadline: 03/02/18

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations and for-profit private sector businesses to provide skill-based occupational training for incumbent workers who are underemployed in their current position. Nonprofit applicants must prequalify in the grant...

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Grants to West Virginia IHEs and High-Tech Companies for Collaborative Technology Research
Deadline: 03/05/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to West Virginia higher education institutions and high-tech companies for collaborative research projects. The purpose of this program is to support the transfer and development of technologies to the private sector. Project...

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Grants to Multiple USA States Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Strengthen Coastal Ecosystems
Deadline: 03/07/18

Grants starting at $75,000 to multiple USA states and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote the resilience of coastal ecosystems and communities. Projects may involve coastal habitats restoration activities th...

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Grants to Wisconsin Individuals, Businesses, and Organizations to Promote the State's Food and Agriculture Indus...
Deadline: 03/09/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Wisconsin individuals, businesses, groups, and organizations to enhance the state’s agricultural and food industry. The purpose of this economic development program is to support improved food processing, production, di...

Grants to Minnesota Farmers, Businesses, Cooperatives, and Agencies to Enhance Value-Added Agricultural Markets
Deadline: 03/09/18

Grants to Minnesota individual farmers, businesses, agricultural cooperatives, and local governments to enhance and diversify agricultural markets. This program seeks to increase the sale of agricultural products by improving market access, enhanci...

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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and For-Profits for Economic Development in High-Unemployment Areas
Deadline: 03/09/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofits and for-profits to promote economic development in designated locations within the district. Applications are invited for projects featuring non-residential components of mixed-use projects, retail development, an...

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Grants to USA Small and Mid-Sized Farms Selling to Chicago Area Communities for Small Capital Improvements
Deadline: 03/11/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan small and mid-sized farms that market their products in farmers markets and other venues in the Chicago area. Funding may be requested for capital development products that will e...

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Fellowships to USA University and Graduate Students to Solve Challenges through GIS Technology
Deadline: 03/11/18

Fellowships of $6,000 to USA and territories university and graduate students to work on challenging GIS-related projects. Students will be placed with participating nonprofits to work on geospatial datasets. Projects may address topics such as publ...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies in Multiple States to Protect Great Lakes Habitat
Deadline: 03/12/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote habitat restoration in the Great Lakes region. The purpose of this pr...