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Economic Development

Total: 162 Economic Development Grants
Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Businesses, Organizations, and Agencies that Jointly Address Community Issues
Conference Date: 11/14/17
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $75,000 to Ontario nonprofits, businesses, organizations, and agencies for collaborative efforts to address complex social and environmental issues. You must first register your organization before applyin...

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits and For-Profits to Increase Housing for Low-Income Individuals and Families
Conference Date: 11/30/17
Deadline: 01/12/18

Grants to Missouri nonprofit and for-profit developers and housing organizations to meet the housing needs of low-income individuals and families. Funding is available for a broad range of housing needs, such as rental assistance, homelessness preve...

Grants to New York Colleges and Universities for Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Reductions
Conference Date: 12/06/17
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 a...

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Grants to North Carolina Farmers and Groups to Expand Products, Services, and Markets
Conference Date: 12/08/17
Deadline: 01/05/18

Grants of up to $8,000 to North Carolina individual farmers and grants of up to $10,000 to collaborative groups to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in agriculture. Applicants must submit a brief inquiry prior to applying. The purpose of this ...

Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creation
Conference Date: 12/13/17
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 th...

Grants to Rural Idaho Local Governments for Economic Development and Job Creation Projects
Deadline: 12/18/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Idaho local governments representing rural communities to plan and implement economic development initiatives. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Primary emphasis is placed on job retention and creati...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Educate New Farmers and Ranchers
Conference Date: 12/19/17
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 enc...

Grants and Loans to Alabama Nonprofits, For-Profits and Agencies to Increase the Availability of Nutritious Food
Deadline: 12/20/17

Grants and forgivable loans of up to $50,000 to Alabama nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to increase the availability of nutritious and fresh food for underserved, low- and moderate-income populations. The purpose of this program is ...

Grants to Provincetown, Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Property Owners to Improve Community and Public ...
Deadline: 12/21/17

Grants to Provincetown, Massachusetts nonprofits, local government agencies, and property owners and developers for community housing, open space and recreation, or historic preservation. Funds may also be requested for capital improvements for exis...

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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Agriculture, Workforce Training, and Employment Opportunities
Deadline: 12/21/17

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...

Loans to New Jersey Housing Developers for Housing Rental Programs that Revitalize Trenton Neighborhoods
Deadline: 12/27/17

Loans to New Jersey nonprofit and for-profit housing developers to create market-rate rental housing projects that will revitalize the following Trenton neighborhoods: the Train Station, Downtown, Mill Hill, and Hanover. Primary consideration will b...

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Grants to Southeastern British Columbia Public Organizations, Municipalities, and Nonprofits to Support Social S...
Deadline: 12/29/17

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...

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Grants to New York Nonprofits and For-Profits for Hands-On Workforce Training Opportunities
Deadline: 12/29/17

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...

Grants to New York Nonprofits and For-Profits to Train Underemployed Workers
Deadline: 12/29/17

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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Program for North Dakota Growers, Agencies, and IHEs to Further the Industrial Hemp Industry
Deadline: 12/29/17

A program is available to North Dakota growers, processors, and governmental or IHE-based research programs who are interested in growing hemp for industrial purposes. The purpose of this program is to support research on the cultivation, marketing,...

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Grants to Wayne County, Nebraska Organizations and For-Profits to Attract Visitors and Increase Local Tourism
Deadline: 12/31/17

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, a...

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Program for Oklahoma Agricultural Producers to Incorporate the Use of Warm Season Cover Crops
Deadline: 12/31/17

A program providing up to $115 per acre of land to Oklahoma agricultural producers who are interested in incorporating warm season cover crops into their farming operations. The purpose of this program is to demonstrate the economic feasibility of c...

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Grants to Nebraska Employers and Labor Organizations for Workforce Training Programs
Deadline: 12/31/17

Grants to Nebraska employers and labor organizations for workforce training and development programs. The purpose of this program is to expand the state’s skill pool through projects that enhance earning capacity and job security for workers while...

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Grants to Eastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Housing, Human Services, and Community Development Projects
Deadline: 12/31/17

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 Wisconsin Employers, Agencies, and Organizations for Worker Training Programs
Deadline: 12/31/17

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 traine...

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Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Tribes, and Municipalities to Support Tourism Information Centers
Deadline: 01/01/18

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. This program is intended to support traveler services that result in a pos...

Grants to Oklahoma Individuals and Organizations for Events to Promote the Agricultural Industry
Deadline: 01/01/18

Grants of up to $10,000 Oklahoma individuals and organizations for the creation or expansion of agricultural events that further or benefit public interest in the agricultural sector. Proposals must demonstrate a positive economic impact on the stat...

Grants to Brookings, South Dakota Nonprofits and Businesses for Capital Projects to Enhance Tourism
Deadline: 01/01/18

Grants to Brookings, South Dakota nonprofits, organizations, and businesses for tourism-related facility improvements or creation, as well as to enhance the quality of life for area citizens. Funding may be used for capital projects such as new cons...

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Grants to Oklahoma Individuals to Diversify Family Farm and Agritourism Operations
Deadline: 01/01/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Oklahoma individuals involved in farming, ranching, or agritourism who are interested in diversifying their agritourism venture or family farming operation. Projects may involve non-traditional livestock and crops, agritou...

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

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...

Grants to Maui County, Hawaii Nonprofits and For-Profits to Strengthen the Local Economy
Deadline: 01/02/18

Grants to Maui County, Hawaii nonprofit and for-profit organizations for a broad range of projects, events, and programs that positively impact the economy. Funding is intended to nurture and promote sustainable economic development supportive of Ma...

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Grant to a Washington, DC Business for a Multimedia Project Highlighting the District for National Audiences
Deadline: 01/02/18

Grant to a Washington, DC multimedia business for a project that will showcase the District’s creative market and economy. Proposals are invited from qualifying businesses who are interested in producing a multimedia project (i.e. television, film...

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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and For-Profits for Financial Products Serving the Green Market
Deadline: 01/02/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations and private enterprises for the development of financial products that fill current gaps in the District’s green finance market. The purpose of this program is to produce financial products that cat...

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Grants to McKinney, Texas Nonprofits, Agencies, Convention Facilities, and Community Organizations for Cultural ...
Deadline: 01/03/18

Grants to McKinney, Texas nonprofits, agencies, community and convention facilities, and community organizations for projects that will improve the local quality of life for residents. Applicants must contact the funding source before applying. Fund...

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Grants to Akron, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Community Programming, and Economic Development
Deadline: 01/16/18
LOI Date: 01/04/18

Grants to Akron, Ohio nonprofit organizations to benefit the local community in the areas of education, economic and workforce development, and community programming. LOIs are due January 4. Applications are invited from key partners and high-functi...

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Grants to Portland, Oregon Business Owners to Enhance Commercial Building Facades in Downtown St. Johns
Deadline: 01/05/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to Portland, Oregon business and property owners to improve their storefronts in downtown St. Johns. Funds will support improvements to the interior or exterior of the building such as painting, lighting, signage, ...

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Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Partner with For-Profits for the Transfer of Technology
Deadline: 01/08/18

Grants to Canada IHE faculty members to partner with companies, researcher-owned companies, and early-stage investment groups to support the transfer of technology originating from IHEs. This program seeks to support research and development project...

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Grants to Allen County, Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for Agency Support or Technology Support Requests
Deadline: 02/27/18
LOI Date: 01/08/18

Grants to Allen County, Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects that aim to improve the quality of life for local residents. Concept Letters are due by January 8. Funding will be provided for either agency ...

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Fellowships and Scholarships to Canada Students Pursuing PhDs in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Deadline: 01/09/18

Fellowships of $20,000 per year and scholarships of $35,000 per year to Canada students pursuing doctoral degrees in the social sciences and humanities disciplines. This purpose of this program is to help PhD students develop research skills and to ...

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Grants and Loans to Montana Local and Tribal Governments to Promote Basic Sector Job Creation
Deadline: 01/09/18

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 ...

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Grants and Loans to Montana Agencies and Development Organizations for Planning Activities Related to Economic G...
Deadline: 01/09/18

Grants and loans of up to $25,000 to Montana local and tribal governments, regional development corporations, and local development organizations to support stable and long-term economic growth within the state. Funding may be requested for planning...

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Grants to Hawai'i County, Hawaii Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Housing and Economic Development
Deadline: 01/11/18

Grants to Hawai’i County, Hawaii nonprofit organizations, government agencies, community-based development organizations, and in some cases, for-profit organizations to promote community development. Projects may involve economic development, publ...

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Grant to a USA IHE or Nonprofit to Host International Student Leadership Institutes
Deadline: 01/11/18

Grant to a USA higher education institution or nonprofit organization to design and implement international student leadership programs. Applicants are advised that the registrations required to apply may take up to four weeks to complete. The succe...

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Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Community and Economic Development
Deadline: 01/12/18

Grants to West Virginia nonprofit organizations, public agencies, colleges, universities, and regional planning and development councils for community and economic development activities. Areas of emphasis include economic opportunity, infrastructur...

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Grants to St. Joseph County, Indiana Organizations for Events that Attract Tourists to the Local Area
Deadline: 01/12/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to St. Joseph County, Indiana organizations for the marketing and hosting of events with positive tourism potential to the local area. These funds are allocated to assist qualified organizations with the promotion of tourism ...

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Awards to New Hampshire Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Outstanding Business Leadership
Deadline: 01/12/18

Awards to New Hampshire for-profit businesses, nonprofit businesses, and business leaders to recognize outstanding contributions to their industries and communities. Consideration will be given to financially sound companies that are active in their...

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Grants to Alaska Interior Native Individuals and Organizations to Address Spiritual, Social, and Economic Commun...
Deadline: 01/12/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Alaska Interior Native individuals and organizations for programs that promote healthy, drug- and alcohol-free communities. These grants reflect the funding source's belief that communities are stronger and healthier when ...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact
Deadline: 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, ...

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Awards to New Mexico Young Professionals for Outstanding Leadership and Achievement
Deadline: 01/12/18

Awards to New Mexico young professionals (under 40 years of age) to recognize outstanding business leadership and contributions to the broader community. Nominees will be considered on the basis of leadership skills, community contributions, and pro...

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Grants to Yukon Individuals, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Professional Development in the Creative Industries
Deadline: 01/15/18

Grants to Yukon individuals, nonprofits, and for-profits to promote the career advancement of those working in creative industries. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. This program supports training opportunities that will ...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism
Deadline: 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism. Programs may involve hunger relief, shelter and housing, self-sufficiency, arts and culture, and community development. Applicat...

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Grants to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals in Eligible Regions for Fundraising Events for Social Caus...
Deadline: 01/15/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, North Dakota, and Montana charities, nonprofits, ad hoc organizations, committees, and individuals to cover the costs of fundraising events for social causes in rural communiti...

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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Housing, Community Service, and Economic Development
Deadline: 01/15/18

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 developmen...

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Grants to Michigan Organizations, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals to Develop Rural Economies
Deadline: 01/16/18

Grants to Michigan organizations, businesses, local government agencies, tribes, educational institutions, and individuals to strengthen the economies of rural communities. This program supports the development of infrastructure serving rural commun...

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Grant to a Maryland IHE or Nonprofit to Improve Undergraduate Business, Finance, and Management Curricula
Deadline: 01/16/18

Grant to a Maryland college, university, nonprofit educational organization, workforce intermediary, or industry association to support a business, finance, and management program of study. The intention of this program is to offer students an oppor...