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Economic Development

Total: 107 Economic Development Grants
Grant to a USA Nonprofit that Addresses the Health, Education, or Economic Issues of Low-Income Communities
Conference Date: 01/12/17
Deadline: 02/23/17

Grant of $35,000 to a USA nonprofit organization that focuses on issues faced by low-income communities. A conference call to answer questions will take place on January 12, 2017. Funding is intended to support a social initiative that is transforma...

Grants to Israel and China Technology Companies for Collaborative Research Projects
Deadline: 03/01/17
LOI Date: 01/15/17

Grants to Israel and China technology companies to collaborate on the development of a new technological product, industrial process, or service. The first phase of the application is due January 15. Consideration will be given to proposals in all t...

Competition for Monterey Bay, California Nonprofits, Businesses, and Students for New Business Development
Conference Date: 01/24/17
Deadline: 03/13/17

Competition with prizes ranging from $1,500 to $20,000 to California nonprofits, small businesses, and students in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties for developing successful businesses. A workshop will be held January 24, 2017, and thro...

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Expand the Recycled Tire Product Market
Deadline: 02/28/17
LOI Date: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and for-profit companies to develop the market for reused tire products. Questions may be submitted through February 1. Requests may be for innovative projects t...

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Improve Agricultural Markets
Conference Date: 02/01/17
Deadline: 02/22/17

Grants starting at $30,000 to Montana nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to improve markets for specialty crops produced in the state. A technical assistance session is scheduled for February 1. A question and answer session is s...

Grants to New Jersey Employers for Workforce Training Programs
Deadline: 02/22/17
LOI Date: 02/08/17

Grants to New Jersey employers to invest in growing a skilled workforce through training programs. LOIs are due February 8. Priority will be given to employers in the following industries: health care, advanced manufacturing, financial services, con...

Grants to Utah Nonprofits for Arts, Community Development, Health, Families, and Animal Welfare
Conference Date: 02/13/17
Deadline: 03/30/17

Grants of $1,250, $2,500, and $5,000 and additional fundraising opportunities to Utah nonprofit organizations providing services in a broad range of areas. Training sessions are scheduled for February 13 and 28. Organizations are currently invited t...

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Awards to Alabama Companies and Entrepreneurs for Extraordinary Achievements in the Field of Innovation
Deadline: 02/21/17

Awards to Alabama companies and entrepreneurs to recognize extraordinary accomplishments in innovation. Four different awards are available. The purpose of the awards will be to enhance the understanding of the significance of economic development t...

Grants to Multiple USA States Nonprofits, Individuals, Agencies, and IHEs to Protect Marine Resources
Deadline: 02/23/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands nonprofit organizations, IHEs, individuals, commercial organizations, government agencies, and tribal governments to address fishing and marine resources throughou...

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Grants to Maine IHE Staff and Faculty for Coastal Ecosystem Research and Community Resiliency
Deadline: 06/05/17
LOI Date: 02/24/17

Grants to Maine IHE staff and faculty members for environmental research and projects addressing marine and coastal ecosystems. Preliminary proposals are due February 24. Priority areas include coastal ecosystem health, coastal community resiliency,...

Grants to New Hampshire Businesses for Employee Skill Development Programs
Deadline: 02/24/17

Grants starting at $750 to New Hampshire businesses for employee professional development programs. Applicants must contact the funding source before applying. Funding is intended for, but is not limited to basic and technical skills training, safet...

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Grants to Silverthorne, Colorado Businesses and Property Owners and Tenants for Capital Investments and Site Imp...
Deadline: 02/24/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Silverthorne, Colorado businesses and property owners and tenants for traditional site enhancements, architectural upgrades, and economic development projects. Applicants are encouraged to review their proposal with the fu...

Grants to Beaverton, Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists for Local Arts Events and Projects
Deadline: 03/20/17
LOI Date: 02/27/17

Grants of $1,000 and $2,000 to Beaverton, Oregon nonprofit organizations, schools, and individual artists for specific arts events, activities, and performances. Application drafts will be accepted through February 27. Preference is given to project...

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Counties for Economic and Early Childhood Deve...
Deadline: 02/28/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public educational institutions, and units of government in eligible southern counties for economic development and early childhood development. Preference will be given to projects that ...

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Grants to Enterprise, Oregon Nonprofits to Promote the Tourism Industry
Deadline: 03/01/17

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...

Grants to North Dakota For-Profits and Individuals to Develop New Agricultural Processing Technology
Deadline: 03/01/17

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: 03/01/17

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...

Grants to Virginia Individuals and Organizations to Strengthen the Equine Industry
Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants to Virginia individuals and organizations for projects that promote economic development within the State’s equine industry. Applications are invited for a broad range of projects in the areas of education, marketing, and research. The purp...

Grants to Oklahoma Teachers, Youth Group Leaders, and Organizations for Environmental Education
Deadline: 03/01/17

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...

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Grants to Yamhill County, Oregon Organizations, Schools, Businesses, and Agencies for Economic Expansion
Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Yamhill County, Oregon organizations, businesses, government entities, and educational institutions for ongoing programs and activities that encourage local job creation, economic development, and business expansion. Fundi...

Grants to Montana Government Agencies for Economic Development and Workforce Expansion
Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $7,500 and grants of up to $25,000 to Montana government agencies and local development organizations to promote job growth and economic development within the state. Funding is available for projects that directly result in the cre...

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Grants to Montana Businesses and Health Care Providers to Train Workers and Create Jobs
Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $5,000 per job created to Montana for-profit businesses and nonprofit health care providers to train employees to fill new jobs in the primary sector. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Both full-ti...

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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Agencies, and Producer Groups to Promote Specialty Crop Markets
Conference Date: 03/31/17
Deadline: 05/01/17
LOI Date: 03/01/17

Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations, for-profits, IHEs, government agencies, and producer groups to expand markets for specialty crops. Concept papers are due by March 1. If concept papers are accepted, applicants must attend the March 31 web...

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Grants to Minnesota For-Profits, Individuals, and Agencies for Capital Projects to Expand Agricultural Markets
Deadline: 03/06/17

Grants starting at $1,000 to Minnesota for-profits organizations, individuals, and government agencies to expand markets for the agricultural industry. Funding may be used to purchase equipment or implement physical improvements that will help busin...

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Awards to New Mexico Individuals for Innovative Products That Have Been Recently Commercialized
Deadline: 03/09/17

Awards to recognize New Mexico individuals for new and innovative products, services, and processes that have been developed and commercialized within the last two years. Applicants will present their innovations at an outdoor event in June 2017, wh...

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Award to Recognize a USA or Israel Nonprofit Staff Member to Recognize Contributions in the Advancement of Women...
Deadline: 03/10/17

Award of up to $3,000 to a USA or Israel staff members of a nonprofit in recognition of innovative contributions to advancing the status of women and girls in Israel and the United States. The Award honors emerging professionals in the field of soc...

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Grants to Maryland Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Alternative Uses of Farm Manure
Deadline: 03/15/17

Grants to Maryland nonprofits organizations, businesses, and individuals for projects involving innovative technologies to manage manure and other farm-related wastes. The goal of this program is to reduce surface water pollution caused by manure-as...

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Grants to Macon, Georgia Nonprofits, Businesses, and Individuals for Creative Downtown Projects
Deadline: 03/15/17

Grants to Macon, Georgia nonprofit organizations, businesses, government agencies, and individuals for creative projects that will make the downtown area attractive for businesses and residents. Priority will go to proposals that have a realistic pl...

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Grants to Northfield, Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit Local Youth and Women
Deadline: 03/15/17

Grants to Northfield, Minnesota qualified nonprofit organizations, public schools, and government organizations for programs in the areas of basic needs, entrepreneurship, mental and physical health, and education. Funding is intended to encourage w...

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Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Organization for a Project on Forced Migration
Deadline: 03/15/17

Fellowship of up to $25,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual, nonprofit, for-profit, advocacy organization, IHE, research center, or grassroots organization for an innovative human rights project on the subject of climate forced migrati...

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Grants to Lousiana Nonprofits and For-Profits for Marketing to Promote the Tourism Industry
Deadline: 03/17/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Louisiana nonprofit and for-profit organizations to promote tourism events throughout the state. Applicants are encouraged to confirm project eligibility at least two weeks prior to the deadline. The purpose of this progra...

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Grants to Pocahontas County, Virginia Nonprofits and Businesses for Tourist Event Advertising Costs
Deadline: 03/20/17

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 USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Build Arts and Non-Arts Sector Partnerships
Conference Date: 03/22/17
Deadline: 05/18/17
LOI Date: 04/12/17

Grants starting at $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for collaborative activities to promote the arts. A webinar is scheduled for March 22. Applicants must initiate the required system registra...

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Awards to New Mexico Businesses to Recognize Positive Work Environments and Employee Satisfaction
Deadline: 03/23/17

Awards to New Mexico businesses to honor and recognize companies that excel in providing a positive work environment. Funding is intended to recognize businesses that demonstrate excellent engagement, morale, and retention and to promote New Mexico ...

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Grants to Nebraska Businesses to Enhance Employee Retraining and Improve Business Productivity
Deadline: 03/31/17

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 McKinney, Texas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Community Organizations for Cultural and Economic Development
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants to McKinney, Texas nonprofits, agencies, and community organizations for projects that will improve the local quality of life for residents. Applicants must contact the funding source before applying. Funding may be used to advance cultural, ...

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Grants to Alaska Individuals to Upgrade and Improve Fishing Equipment in the Bristol Bay
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants of up to $35,000 to Alaska individuals who operate fishing operations in Bristol Bay for equipment improvements and repairs. Applications of up to $35,000 will be accepted for drift boat operations. Applications of up to $17,500 will be accep...

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Grants to Arizona Local Governments for Health, Economic Development, Education, Safety, and Transportation
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants to Arizona cities, towns, and counties to benefit the Gila River Indian Community region in the areas of education, public safety, transportation, healthcare, and economic development. Funding is available for both program and operating suppo...

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Grants to Rhode Island Individuals and Organizations to Enhance the Market Competitiveness of Specialty Crops
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Rhode Island individuals, agricultural organizations, and educational organizations to enhance the market competitiveness specialty crops produced within the state. Specialty crops include honey, turf grass,...

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Grants to Clearfield County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Businesses to Enhance Tourism Through Web Development
Deadline: 04/28/17
LOI Date: 03/31/17

Grants to Clearfield County, Pennsylvania nonprofits and businesses for projects that will enhance local tourism. The first round of applications will be due March 31. Particular focus will be given to programs in the area of web development. Fundin...

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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Student to Solve a Human or Environmental Pro...
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit, for-profit, student, or hybrid initiative for an outstanding project that addresses major environmental and social issues. Funding will be used to support the implementation of an innovative strate...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects in Education, Entrepreneurship, Advancement of Women, Crisis Management, an...
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a wide range of social change initiatives. Funding must identify with one of the following focus areas: advancement of philanthropy and volunteering, education, entrepreneurship, advocacy and debate, advance...

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Grants to North Dakota Businesses, Universities, and Groups to Create Jobs and Wealth Through Agriculture
Deadline: 04/01/17

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 Montana Nonprofits for Social Justice, Environment, and Economic Development
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $30,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations that are working to promote social justice, combat climate change, and strengthen the economy. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to the deadline. The Foundation ...

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Grants to Brookings, South Dakota Nonprofits and Businesses for Capital Projects to Enhance Tourism
Deadline: 04/01/17

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 Kentucky Farms, Nonprofits, and For-Profits to Improve Agricultural Operations
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to Kentucky small-scale farms and nonprofits, for-profits, NGOs, or co-ops that support producers and farmers to enhance agricultural markets. Single producers may request up to $5,000 and groups may request up to $15,000 Projects must create...

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Grants to Rhode Island Entrepreneurs and Students for New Businesses and Early Stage Companies
Deadline: 04/03/17

Grants to Rhode Island individual entrepreneurs and undergraduate and graduate students for new business and early-stage company plans. Funding is intended to create and foster new companies throughout the State that will increase local employment. ...

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Grants to Oklahoma Individuals and Organizations for Events to Promote the Agricultural Industry
Deadline: 04/03/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Oklahoma individuals and organizations for events that promote public interest in agriculture. Applications must demonstrate that the event will yield a positive economic impact to the agricultural industry. Funding may be...

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Loans and Royalty Agreements to Iowa Businesses to Bring Technology Innovations to Market
Deadline: 04/03/17

Loans and royalty arrangements to Iowa technology-focused companies for the promotion of market-ready products and innovations. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that their product has a strong potential for commercial success. Funding will ass...

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Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Expand Markets for Specialty Crops
Deadline: 04/04/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to Oregon nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, industry associations and groups, and IHEs to enhance markets for specialty crops produced within the state. Training seminars will be held in February through March ...