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Total: 193 Economic Development Grants
Grants to Alabama Businesses to Increase High-Speed Internet Services in Rural Areas
Conference Date: 05/24/18
Deadline: 10/24/18

Grants to Alabama businesses to increase the availability of high-speed broadband internet services in rural and unserved areas of the state. This program recognizes that internet services are essential for education, economic development, emergency...

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitalization
Conference Date: 06/20/18
Deadline: 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verif...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Health, and Community Development
Conference Date: 06/22/18
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 USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Public Organizations to Strengthen Low-Income Rural Communities
Deadline: 06/25/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA nonprofits, for-profits, and public organizations to strengthen low-income rural communities by providing guidance and training to qualifying beneficiaries. Funding may be requested for projects to improve community...

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for New Tourism Marketing Programs
Deadline: 06/26/18

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants ranging from $10,001 to $50,000 to Virginia nonprofits, for-profits, counties, towns, and chambers of commerce to stimulate new tourism marketing programs through the creation of tourism partnerships. Funding is in...

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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Artists, and Arts Professionals for Public Art Installations
Conference Date: 06/27/18
Deadline: 08/10/18

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...

Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences
Deadline: 06/28/18

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to analyze and carry out high-level research in the social sciences at the Foundation's New York-based facility. The focus of the research should relate to the Foundation's mission of improving...

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Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario Nonprofits and Individual Artists for Community Programs in the Areas of Youth an...
Deadline: 06/29/18

Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario nonprofit organizations and individual artists for projects that benefit the local communities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of youth, culture, and social services. There are two funding programs avail...

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Community
Deadline: 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable ho...

Grants to Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketplace
Deadline: 06/29/18

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...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States for Economic Development in the Delta Region
Deadline: 06/29/18

Grants to Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee nonprofit organizations, public bodies, and government agencies to support economic development throughout the Delta region. Applicants must contact the...

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Grants to Kentucky Family Farms for Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure and Equipment
Deadline: 06/29/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky family farms to improve the energy efficiency of existing farm facilities and equipment. The purpose of this program is to help agricultural operations within the state become more profitable and sustainable throu...

Grants to Wayne County, Nebraska Organizations and For-Profits to Attract Visitors and Increase Local Tourism
Deadline: 06/30/18

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...

Grants to Nebraska Employers and Labor Organizations for Workforce Training Programs
Deadline: 06/30/18

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...

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Organizations for Economic and Community Development in Eligible States
Deadline: 06/30/18

Grants and in-kind services to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island community development and community finance institutions for activities that benefit low and moderate-income residents in the Funding Source's service area. Fundin...

Grants to Wisconsin Employers, Agencies, and Organizations for Worker Training Programs
Deadline: 06/30/18

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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Promote Economic Development
Deadline: 07/01/18

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for community and economic development in areas where the funding source has a business presence. First-time applicants must contact progra...

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Tribes, and Municipalities to Support Tourism Information Centers
Deadline: 07/01/18

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 North Dakota Businesses, Universities, and Groups to Create Jobs and Wealth Through Agriculture
Deadline: 07/01/18

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: 07/01/18

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 Cloud County, Kansas Small Businesses for Facility Expansion and Business Mentorship Programs
Deadline: 07/01/18

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...

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Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits and For-Profits to Promote Tourism Events and Attractions in Lauderdale County
Deadline: 07/02/18

Grants to Mississippi nonprofit and for-profit groups and organizations to promote local tourism opportunities in Lauderdale County. Funding may be requested for marketing costs of special events, festivals, and attractions and should encourage usag...

Tax Credits to Vermont Property Owners to Enhance Historic Buildings in Eligible Commercial Areas
Deadline: 07/02/18

Tax credits are available to Vermont property owners and lessees for projects that enhance structures built prior to 1983. Credits may be applied to projects that enhance the historic character of a building or improve the safety of older and histor...

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Grants to Oklahoma Individuals and Organizations for Events to Promote the Agricultural Industry
Deadline: 07/02/18

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...

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Grants to Oklahoma Individuals to Diversify Family Farm and Agritourism Operations
Deadline: 07/02/18

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: 07/02/18

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 Vermont Municipalities and Developers for Property Development Projects in Downtown Areas
Deadline: 07/02/18

Grants to Vermont municipalities partnering with developers to support the development of eligible downtown areas throughout the state. Qualified projects include the rehabilitation or expansion of contiguous real property located within an eligible...

Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Partner with For-Profits for the Transfer of Technology
Deadline: 07/03/18

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...

Grants to Allen County, Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for Agency Support or Technology Support Requests
Deadline: 08/28/18
LOI Date: 07/09/18

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 July 9. Funding will be provided for either agency supp...

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Grants to USA Individuals, IHEs, Nonprofits, and For-Profits in Northeast States to Promote Sustainable Agricult...
Deadline: 10/30/18
LOI Date: 07/10/18

Grants starting at $30,000 to multiple USA states nonprofits, university and extension staff, government agencies, research farms, private consultants, businesses, and other project leaders for research to promote sustainable agriculture in the Nort...

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Grants to USA Individuals, IHEs, Nonprofits, and For-Profits in Northeast States for Sustainable Agriculture Tra...
Deadline: 10/30/18
LOI Date: 07/10/18

Grants starting at $30,000 to USA universities, extension staff, agricultural nonprofits, research farms and experiment stations, private consultants, and agricultural related businesses in northeast states for sustainable agriculture training. Prep...

Grants to Montana Businesses and Health Care Providers to Train Workers and Create Jobs
Deadline: 07/10/18

Grants to Montana for-profit businesses and nonprofit health care providers for employee training. Recipients will use funds to train employees with the goal of filling new part-time and full-time jobs within the primary sector. This program is inte...

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Grants and Loans to Montana Local and Tribal Governments to Promote Basic Sector Job Creation
Deadline: 07/10/18

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 to USA, Canada, and International Technology Start-Ups to Relocate to Kansas City, Missouri
Deadline: 07/11/18

Grants starting at $50,000 and additional benefits to USA, Canada, and International start-up tech companies to relocate to Kansas City, Missouri for a minimum of one year. Applications are invited from businesses in a range of fields, including adv...

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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Promote Economic Revitalization in Commercial Corridors
Conference Date: 07/12/18
Deadline: 08/03/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to support economic revitalization efforts in designated commercial areas. Applicants must register in the online application system in advance of the deadline. Organizations will develop services and...

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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Corporations, Agencies and School Districts to Promote Alternative Fuel Vehic...
Deadline: 07/13/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits, corporations, government agencies, and school districts to purchase and promote alternative fuel vehicles. The purpose of this grant is to reduce the consumption of imported oil and improve air quality by promoting...

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Grants and In-Kind Services to Jackson, Mississippi Nonprofits and Businesses for Events, Conventions, and Trade...
Deadline: 07/13/18

Grants and In-kind services to Mississippi nonprofits and businesses for events that promote tourism in the City of Jackson. Eligible events include conferences, tradeshows, conventions, sporting events, meetings, and equine events. Recipients may r...

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Grants to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals in Eligible Regions for Fundraising Events for Social Caus...
Deadline: 07/15/18

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 Akron, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Community Programming, and Economic Development
Deadline: 08/01/18
LOI Date: 07/16/18

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 Nebraska Nonprofits and For-Profits for Community Development Evaluations
Deadline: 07/16/18

Grants of up to $60,000 to Nebraska nonprofit and for-profit economic or housing development agencies for studies that stimulate ideas for community, neighborhood, and regional planning. Plans should encompass community, housing, place-based, and ec...

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Grants to Jackson, Mississippi Organizations, Facilities, Groups, and Individuals to Enhance Local Tourism Effor...
Deadline: 07/16/18

Grants to Jackson, Mississippi organizations, public facilities, individuals, and groups for programs that will enhance local tourism through events that benefit the public. An LOI is due May 30. Programs should enhance tourism efforts through marke...

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Grants to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Improve Financial Stability and the Quality of Life
Deadline: 07/17/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $60,000 to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for innovative solutions to increase financial stability and the quality of life. Funding is available for implementation of new approaches, new busines...

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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Assist Individuals with Developmental Disabili...
Deadline: 07/23/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $15,000 to Nebraska nonprofits, for-profits, state and local government agencies, and IHEs to improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. This funding component is intended for s...

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Grants to Maine Business Owners Aged 18-29 for Business Development and Commercialization Activities
Deadline: 07/23/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine business owners ages 18 to 29 for commercialization and business development projects that will contribute to the state's economic growth. Projects are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development ...

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Fellowships to USA Retired and Retiring Public Sector Officials to Advance Social Change
Deadline: 07/24/18

Fellowships starting at $90,000 and an additional project support to USA and territories individuals who have served in senior-level positions within state, local, or federal governments. Selected fellows will carry out a project that will advance k...

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Fellowships to Connecticut Artists for New Works and Career Development in Any Discipline
Deadline: 07/25/18

Fellowships of $1,000, $3,000, and $5,000 to Connecticut individual artists to devote time to artistic and career development activities. This program supports established artists working in a broad range of disciplines and is intended to promote th...

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Grants to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Improve the Local Economy and the Standard of Living
Deadline: 10/22/18
LOI Date: 07/27/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits to improve the economic health and standard of living for residents of Lancaster County. A letter of intent is mandatory and accepted online until July 27. Funding is intended to attract and incubate businesses, g...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Housing, Education, and Financial Literacy
Deadline: 07/30/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $10,000 to Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. If requesting support for capital cam...

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Grants to Pennsylvania Agencies, Businesses, and Ports to Enhance Transportation
Deadline: 07/31/18

Grants to Pennsylvania municipalities, public transportation agencies, ports, businesses, councils of governments, and economic development organizations to ensure safe and reliable transportation throughout the state. Projects will enhance pedestri...

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Grants to New York City Companies to Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Business
Deadline: 07/31/18

Grants to New York City companies for business-related projects that promote entrepreneurship and innovation. Applications are invited for activities that develop entrepreneurial talent within New York City, offer resources for entrepreneurs, develo...