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Total: 128 Economic Development Grants
Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitalization
Conference Date: 07/24/17
Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofits and local governments for collaborative arts engagement, design, and cultural planning projects. Applicants must register or renew the required account by August 21 and submit the required...

Grants to Bellingham, Washington Nonprofits, For-Profits and Agencies to Promote the Tourism Industry
Conference Date: 08/16/17
Deadline: 09/08/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to Bellingham, Washington nonprofits, for-profits, and public agencies for the promotion of cultural and tourism activities. The purpose of this program is to bring tourists from outsi...

Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring
Deadline: 08/24/17

Grants to Canada music artists, independent record labels, and artist managers for marketing and promotion activities. The purpose of this fund is to help emerging Canadian music artists launch their careers. Funding may support promising artists th...

Grants to North Dakota and Minnesota Nonprofits for Community and Economic Development
Deadline: 08/25/17

Grants to Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota nonprofit organizations to strengthen and invest in local communities. The Foundation seeks to make investments that inspire the actions of local residents to build a successful fut...

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Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota Nonprofits and Businesses to Promote Cultural Vitality
Deadline: 08/25/17

Grants starting at $5,000 and generally not exceeding $50,000 to Saint Paul, Minnesota arts and cultural nonprofits, local businesses, city departments, groups, and individuals for activities that will promote cultural vitality and economic growth. ...

Grants to Idaho Small Businesses to Enhance International Export Markets
Deadline: 08/25/17

Grants ranging from $3,000 to $15,000 to Idaho small businesses to increase product exports through international marketing campaigns. Applicants must request a grants portal registration at least 48 hours prior to the deadline. Funding may be reque...

Fellowships for USA Young Women to Provide the Training, Resources, and Experiences Needed to Become Dental Assis...
Deadline: 08/25/17

Fellowships for USA young women (between the ages of 18 and 35) who are working to educate the community about the importance of oral health. These fellowships provide the training, resources, and hands-on experience needed to help young women (ove...

Awards to Missouri Individuals and Organizations for Lasting Contributions to Local Arts and Culture
Deadline: 08/28/17

Awards to Missouri individuals and organizations who have made profound and lasting contributions to the cultural and artistic climate of the State. Awards will go to arts teachers, communities, leaders, creative artists, arts organizations, and phi...

Offer to Individuals, Nonprofits, Agencies, and Businesses to Buy Neglected Lots in Allegheny County, Pennsylvan...
Deadline: 08/31/17

Offer to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania individuals, municipalities, community groups, local businesses, and private and nonprofit developers to acquire vacant and neglected properties at discounted prices in eligible municipalities. This program i...

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Grants to Northern California Peace Corp Volunteers and Former Volunteers for Community Development Projects
Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants to Northern California Peace Corp volunteers and returned volunteers to support domestic and international community development projects. The funding source looks for opportunities to provide total project costs, fund start-up project costs,...

Grants to Cedar County, Nebraska Nonprofits, Agencies, Organizations, and Individuals to Promote the Tourism Ind...
Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Cedar County, Nebraska nonprofits, municipalities, organizations, and individuals for projects and events to promote tourism. Funding may be requested for brick and mortar projects related to tourism facilities, or the adve...

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Grants to Vermont Organizations and Businesses to Strengthen Local Food Systems
Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to Vermont organizations and businesses for projects that promote sustainable local food systems and cooperative commerce. Strong priority will be given to smaller-scale projects as well as projects that support lo...

Grants to Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Economic Development, Education, Career ...
Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants to Idaho, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations and entities for community benefit activities in eligible areas. Priority funding is intended programs that support low-to-moderate-income individuals and families. Priority focus areas...

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Expand Markets for Waste Tire Products
Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations, for-profit companies, government agencies, and institutions of higher education to expand the market for products derived from waste tires. The goal of this program is to develop sustainab...

Grants to Nevada Farms and Ranches to Strengthen Local Agriculture and to Improve Water Efficiency
Deadline: 08/31/17

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...

Grants to Enterprise, Oregon Nonprofits to Promote the Tourism Industry
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants to Enterprise, Oregon nonprofit organizations for projects that will enhance the quality of life for local residents and promote the tourism industry. Funding may be requested for economic development activities, community projects, and the p...

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Grants to Hutchinson Area, Minnesota Nonprofits and Businesses to Market Local Events
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Hutchinson, Minnesota nonprofit and for-profit organizations for assistance in marketing local events. Funds from this program are used exclusively for event marketing and the goal is to attract more visitors to the Hutchin...

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Competition for Michigan Startups that Seek Investors to Support New Business Growth and Expansion
Deadline: 09/01/17

Competition with prizes starting at $10,000 for Michigan businesses to showcase innovative new business concepts to potential investors and foster business development. The goal of this competition is to provide opportunities to mid to-late seed-sta...

Fellowships to USA and Japan Individuals for Multidisciplinary Research on Security, Development, and Global Tre...
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants to USA and Japan scholars and professionals to support multidisciplinary research on topics of global concern, such as security, sustainable development, democracy and government, and societal transformations. Applications are invited from in...

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Community Development and to Improve Quality of Life for Residents
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations for programs to advance community development and improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is available for community building programs, charitable donations, sponsorships, program book advert...

Grants to Arkansas Nonprofits, For-Profits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies for Computer and Electronics Recycling
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants to Arkansas nonprofits, for-profits, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and waste management boards to expand electronics and computer recycling programs throughout the state. Funding will support the development of sustainable methods for t...

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Grants to Tompkins County, New York Organizations and Individuals to Promote Resilient Communities
Deadline: 09/01/17

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...

Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Environment, and Economic Development
Deadline: 09/01/17

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/or economic self-sufficiency. Priorit...

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Grants to North Dakota For-Profits and Individuals to Develop New Agricultural Processing Technology
Deadline: 09/01/17

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: 09/01/17

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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Grants to Northeast Ohio Nonprofits for Entrepreneurship and Community Benefit Programs in Hudson
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants starting at $20,000 to Ohio nonprofits for programs and projects that promote entrepreneurship and innovation among youth, college students, and adults in Northeast Ohio. Funding will be provided for entrepreneurship education programs and p...

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Grants to Cloud County, Kansas Owner-Operated Businesses to Build and Expand Facilities
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Cloud County, Kansas for-profit small businesses for the construction of a new building or the repair of an existing building. In addition to financial support for facilities expansion, recipients may take part in a busine...

Grants to Battle Creek Area, Michigan Resident Groups for Neighborhood Improvement Projects
Deadline: 09/01/17

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...

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Journalists for Innovative Projects on Food and Agriculture Issues
Deadline: 09/06/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International journalists for innovative media projects geared towards European audiences on food and agriculture issues in developing countries. Projects should bring to life the underlying issues of food production and f...

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Housing, Financial Education, and Economic Development Programs
Deadline: 09/08/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple States for programs and projects that focus on affordable housing, financial education, and/or economic development and neighborhood revitalization. Funding is intended to support proposals t...

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Grants to Hartford, Connecticut and St. Paul, Minnesota Nonprofits for Economic Development, Employment, and Hou...
Deadline: 09/08/17

Grants to Hartford, Connecticut and St. Paul, Minnesota nonprofits for programs and services that develop and sustain the safety and stability of local communities. Potential applicants are mandated to first submit a pre-application, preferably up t...

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Individuals to Aid Underprivileged Communities
Deadline: 12/11/17
LOI Date: 09/12/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects that will aid underprivileged populations. LOIs are due September 12. A particular focus wil...

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Grants to Baltimore Area, Maryland Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Nonprofits and IHEs for General Operating Supp...
Deadline: 09/14/17

Grants to Maryland arts, sciences, and humanities nonprofits and IHEs serving Baltimore County residents for general operating support. Applications will be accepted from organizations in Baltimore County, as well as the contiguous jurisdictions of ...

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Grants to Yukon Individuals, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Professional Development in the Creative Industries
Deadline: 09/15/17

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 Alberta Nonprofits for Humanitarian Efforts in Developing Countries
Deadline: 09/15/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations to support humanitarian projects in developing countries. Applicants are encouraged to confirm eligibility with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to further the...

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Awards to New Hampshire Business and Nonprofit Leaders for Outstanding Innovation and Achievement
Deadline: 09/15/17

Awards to recognize New Hampshire business and nonprofit organization owners for serving as outstanding examples in their fields. Nominees will be judged on the following criteria: industriousness, innovation, employee and customer relations, achiev...

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Grants and Loans to Montana Individuals, Businesses, Agencies, and IHEs to Strengthen the Agricultural Industry
Deadline: 09/15/17

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 Pocahontas County, West Virginia Nonprofits and Businesses for Tourist Event Advertising Costs
Deadline: 09/18/17

Grants of up to $4,000 to Pocahontas County, West Virginia nonprofits and businesses for advertising support towards events that promote tourism and overnight lodging within the county. Funding is intended to support events that are open to the publ...

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Grants to Montana Native American Businesses for Start-Up and Expansion Activities
Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants of up to $14,000 to Montana businesses owned by members of Indian tribes to support start-up and expansion activities. The purpose of this program is to invest in the economic and business growth of reservations for the benefit of tribal memb...

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Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, Public Agencies, and Local Tourism Entities to Increase Tourism in Rural Areas
Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and local tourism entities to develop, improve, and promote the tourism industry in rural communities throughout the state. This program enables rural communities to market their towns to vi...

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Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community, Education, Human Services, and Arts Programs
Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Oregon nonprofits, qualified tribal and governmental agencies, and public school systems for programs and projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on the are...

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Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and Documentary Fields
Deadline: 09/30/17

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and cu...

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Grants to Nebraska Businesses to Enhance Employee Retraining and Improve Business Productivity
Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Nebraska businesses for programs that will enhance the retraining and advancement of current workers who are employed in, or in the process of being trained for stable, high-quality jobs that will improve business capacity. Funding may be ...

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Grants to Nebraska Municipalities for the Revitalization of Downtown Commercial Districts
Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Nebraska municipalities, excluding those in Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, and Grand Island, for redevelopment and economic revitalization projects targeting downtown areas in communities with populations less than 50,000. Projects will promote...

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Grants to Wisconsin Employers, Agencies, and Organizations for Worker Training Programs
Deadline: 09/30/17

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 West Virginia Nonprofits to Support the Career Development of Artists
Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to West Virginia nonprofit arts and community organizations to support underserved artists in improving and expanding their work. Funding may be requested for programs that enable artists to gain the support and skills they ne...

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Grants to North Dakota Businesses, Universities, and Groups to Create Jobs and Wealth Through Agriculture
Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to North Dakota businesses, institutions of higher education, groups, and individuals for projects that will generate employment opportunities and new wealth through the development of local agricultural products. Preference w...

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Grants to Brookings, South Dakota Nonprofits and Businesses for Capital Projects to Enhance Tourism
Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to Brookings, South Dakota nonprofits, organizations, and businesses for projects that will improve the community and enhance visitor and citizen experiences. Funding is intended specifically for capital projects such as new construction, inf...

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Grants to Brookings, South Dakota Organizations to Host Events that Promote Tourism and Economic Development
Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to Brookings, South Dakota organizations to host events, conventions, and/or tournaments that aim to promote increased tourism and economic and cultural growth in the City. Funding is intended to help get first-time events off the ground, as...

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Grants to Canada IHE Faculty for Technology Research and Development with Commercial Application Potential
Deadline: 10/02/17

Grants to Canada IHE faculty members for original research and development related to technology development that has commercial potential. Proposals will be accepted for all stages of project development, from marketing assessment through partnersh...