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Economic Development

Total: 113 Economic Development Grants
Grants and In-Kind Support to Montreal, Quebec Entrepreneurs to Develop High Potential Startups
Deadline: 10/20/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to Montreal, Quebec entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 to develop businesses that demonstrate a high potential for growth. In addition to startup cost support, this grant program provides a lifetime acc...

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Small Businesses to Reduce Energy Use
Deadline: 10/20/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to Minneapolis, Minnesota small businesses for upgrades and business practices that will improve energy efficiency. Please note that applications will be reviewed and grants awarded on a first-come, first-served basis through ...

Grants to Young Maine Business Owners for Projects That Will Result in Economic Growth
Deadline: 10/23/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to young Maine business owners for projects that will contribute to the state's economic growth. Applicants may contact staff up to two weeks before the deadline to review their proposal. Projects are typically entrepreneurial...

Grants to Tillamook County, Oregon Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Tourism Opportunities
Conference Date: 10/23/17
Deadline: 12/08/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Tillamook County, Oregon nonprofits, government agencies, and for-profit businesses to promote the local tourism industry. Funding will support the promotion and marketing of programs, activities, services, and events that...

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Social Justice Projects that Benefit the Community
Deadline: 10/24/17

Fellowships of $80,000 and fellowships of $90,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals for community projects that bring positive social change. The projects may be in the areas of education, environmental sustainability, economic developme...

Loans to Texas and Louisiana Nonprofits, For-Profits, Homeowners, and Renters for Hurricane Harvey Damages
Deadline: 10/24/17

Loans are available to Texas and Louisiana nonprofits, for-profits, homeowners, and renters who have experienced physical and economic damages due to Hurricane Harvey. Applicants located in a designated disaster area may qualify for financial assist...

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Agriculture, Workforce Training, and Employment Opportunities
Deadline: 10/26/17

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...

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Awards to Birmingham Area, Alabama Nonprofit and For-Profit Executives for Outstanding Business Leadership
Deadline: 10/27/17

Awards to Birmingham Area, Alabama business executives representing both nonprofit and for-profit organizations to recognize outstanding leadership achievements. Nominations are invited for top executives who have helped their companies achieve busi...

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Grants to Chicago, Illinois Businesses to Reimburse Property Improvements in Commercial Corridors
Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants to Chicago, Illinois small businesses to reimburse costs associated with permanent building improvement projects in designated commercial corridors. Funding may be requested for projects associated with industrial properties, commercial prope...

Grants to Maui County, Hawaii Nonprofits and For-Profits to Strengthen the Local Economy
Deadline: 10/31/17

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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Grants to Ford County, Kansas Attractions and Venues to Market Projects that Attract Tourists
Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to Ford County, Kansas attractions, venues, and others holding an event for marketing assistance to promote and advertise tourism events in Dodge City. Funding is intended to encourage overnight visitors to the community and i...

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Grants to Finney County, Kansas Organizations to Produce Events that Encourage Local Tourism
Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants of up to $3,500 to Finney County, Kansas organizations to produce projects and events that will increase tourism and overnight visitors to the local area. For new events, applicants must complete an event plan and have it reviewed by grant st...

Grants to Central and Northern British Columbia Local Governments to Enhance Business Facades
Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Central and Northern British Columbia local governments to support the private sector in improving business facades. The goal of this program is to promote economic development by enhancing local businesses. Local gove...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Sustainable and Affordable Chemistry Innovations
Deadline: 11/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or team to recognize environmentally-friendly chemistry innovation. Consideration will be given to discoveries that lead the way for sustainable manufacturing processes or products at a c...

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Grants to Clallam County, Washington Organizations to Promote Local Tourism Opportunities
Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Clallam County, Washington organizations to promote tourism-related events and projects with the potential to attract overnight visitors. The purpose of this program is to enhance and promote lodging nights in unincorporate...

Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals to Enhance Off-Road Recreational Vehicle Fac...
Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to Nevada nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and individuals to support projects related to off-highway vehicle recreation throughout the state. The purpose of this program is to promote the safe and responsible use of off-highway ...

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Fellowships to USA Early-Career Scientists for Social and Economic Sciences Research
Deadline: 11/01/17

Fellowships of up to $69,000 to USA postdoctoral scientists at IHEs and nonprofits to support research within the behavioral, social, and economic sciences disciplines. The fellowship must support the early-career scientist’s research and training...

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Grants to Wyoming Organic Food Producers and Ranchers to Subsidize Certification Costs
Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants of up to $750 per category to Wyoming organic farms, ranches, and handlers to reimburse expenses associated with acquiring organic certification or re-certification. Funding may reimburse expenses incurred from certification by an accredited ...

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Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Development, Education, Health, and Huma...
Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to Rhode Island nonprofits, tribal and governmental agencies, and public schools for programs to strengthen local communities through economic development, education initiatives, and health and human services. Grants are made specificall...

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Grants to Battle Creek Area, Michigan Resident Groups for Neighborhood Improvement Projects
Deadline: 11/01/17

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 USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States to Strengthen Rural Communities
Deadline: 11/02/17

Grants of up to $5,000 and up to $25,000 to Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, and Wyoming nonprofit organizations and government agencies to strengthen rural regions and towns. Applications will be considered for a range of civic project...

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Grants to Miami Beach, Florida Nonprofits and Businesses for Events Benefiting Tourism in the North Beach Area
Deadline: 11/06/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Miami Beach, Florida nonprofits and businesses for events benefiting tourism in the North Beach area. Prospective applicants must meet with program staff by October 13, 2017. Project information must be submitted for appro...

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Grants to Vermont Nonprofits, Individuals, and Municipalities to Preserve Historic Agricultural Structures
Deadline: 11/06/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Vermont nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and individuals to support the adaptive use and repair of historically significant agricultural buildings. Funding is intended to rehabilitate buildings that symbolize the s...

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Grants to North Carolina Individual Artists for Career Development Opportunities and Projects
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,000 to North Carolina individual artists working in any discipline to engage in activities that will further the development of their career. Applications are welcome from artists at any career stage residing in Caswel...

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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations where the Funding Source has a presence for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Eligible areas include Springfield, West Sp...

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Awards to International Women Entrepreneurs for Bringing Outstanding Innovations to Market
Deadline: 11/15/17

Awards to International women entrepreneurs who have brought outstanding innovations to the marketplace. Eligible entrepreneurs are located in the European Union, or one of the following Horizon 2020 countries: Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and H...

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Awards to Sussex County, Delaware Individuals, Organizations, and For-Profits for Enhancing Tourism
Deadline: 11/15/17

Awards to Sussex County, Delaware individuals, organizations, businesses, and events to recognize outstanding contributions to the local tourism industry during the past year. Awards will be issued in the categories of existing events, new events, a...

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Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Individuals to Promote Tourism, Arts, and Culture
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin nonprofits, volunteer organizations, and individuals for events and projects that will promote tourism in the local area. The purpose of this program is to support events that generate overnight stays, promote a posit...

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Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Artists for Collaborative Arts Projects
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina individual artists for collaborative arts projects that will advance the development of the artists or ensembles involved. As applicable, priority will be given to projects that allow all residents and vis...

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Grants and Loans to Montana Individuals, Businesses, Agencies, and IHEs to Strengthen the Agricultural Industry
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants and loans to Montana individuals, businesses, local governments, educational institutions, and other agencies and organizations to diversify and strengthen the state’s agricultural industry. Applicants must contact the appropriate developme...

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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants starting at $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations where the Funding Source has a presence for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Eligible areas include Enfield, Suffield, Som...

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Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Benefit Greater Kansas City Communities
Deadline: 11/16/17

Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofits, schools, and libraries to benefit Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area communities. Program areas include arts and culture, education, community development, youth development, and disaster relief. The Foun...

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Grants to North Dakota Business and IHE Collaboratives for Product Research and Development and Cancer Research
Deadline: 11/17/17

Grants to North Dakota business and IHE collaboratives for research, development, commercialization, and improvement of new or existing products. Funding will also be provided for research related to the development of vaccines, cures for cancer, vi...

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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits and For-Profits for Community Development Evaluations
Deadline: 11/17/17

Grants of up to $60,000 to Nebraska nonprofit and for-profit housing and economic development agencies to conduct studies that will inform future housing, economic, community, and place-based development initiatives. Studies must focus on a specific...

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Grants and Loans to Montana Local and Tribal Governments to Promote Basic Sector Job Creation
Deadline: 11/19/17

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 to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Outcomes
Deadline: 03/05/18
LOI Date: 11/30/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be su...

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Grants to Nevada Farms and Ranches to Strengthen Local Agriculture and to Improve Water Efficiency
Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 to Nevada commercial farms and ranches to strengthen local agriculture and improve water efficiency in the Mason or Smith Valleys. The purpose of this program is to support local agriculture through demonstration...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Outreach and Networking to Promote Exchange Between the USA and Japan
Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations for outreach and networking initiatives to promote exchange between the United States and Japan. Proposal categories include the development of national or regional networks, capacity b...

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Grants to Arkansas PreK-12 Teachers to Integrate Economics Education into Classroom Curricula
Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $500 to Arkansas PreK-12 teachers to integrate economics education activities into the existing school curricula. Teachers are invited to requesting funding for creative projects involving personal finance, entrepreneurship, and othe...

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Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits, IHEs, and Schools for Arts Activities and Operating Support
Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to New Mexico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Tribes, schools, and IHEs for a broad range of arts programming benefitting public audiences. New applicants are required to submit a proposal draft for review by the October 20 adva...

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Grants to Tompkins County, New York Organizations and Individuals to Promote Resilient Communities
Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $150 to $750 to Tompkins County, New York community organizations, neighborhood groups, and individuals for resident-driven projects that promote environmental and community sustainability. Requests may be for small-scale project...

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Grants to North Dakota For-Profits and Individuals to Develop New Agricultural Processing Technology
Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to North Dakota for-profit companies, groups, and individuals in the value-added agricultural industry for technological innovations. Funding may be used for the development of prototype technologies that improve agricultural product quality,...

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Grants to North Dakota Agricultural Companies and Individuals to Hire Consultants to Improve Operations
Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to North Dakota value-added agricultural companies, groups, and individuals to work with consultants in order to make their businesses more profitable, competitive, and productive. Projects may involve needs assessments, developing improvemen...

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Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis Woman for Outstanding Community Leadership
Deadline: 12/01/17

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis woman to recognize outstanding leadership through political, business, and community engagement. This award recognizes a women whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, both in their comm...

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Grants to USA Farmers in Northeastern States to Develop Sustainable Farming Practices
Deadline: 12/05/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA commercial farmers and food producers in northeastern States to develop new sustainable products and methods. Applications are accepted from farmers and operations in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mai...

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Grants to USA Agricultural Producers in Western States to Advance Sustainable Agricultural Practices
Deadline: 12/06/17

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to USA agricultural producers in multiple western states and Pacific territories to promote sustainable practices and improve operations. Eligible states and territories include Alaska, Arizona, Ca...

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Grants to New York City Businesses for Employee Training Programs
Deadline: 12/15/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to New York City businesses to provide employees with training programs. Interested businesses must submit a pre-application prior to submitting a full application. Businesses will identify the training needs for staff mem...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy
Deadline: 12/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the p...

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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 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...