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Total: 80 Economic Development Grants
Grants to Urbana, Illinois Nonprofits, Groups, and Individuals for Public Arts Projects
Conference Date: 12/01/16
Deadline: 02/06/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Urbana, Illinois nonprofit organizations, groups, and individuals to provide public arts opportunities. An informational workshop is scheduled for December 1. Requests will be considered for any artistic discipl...

Income Tax Credits for California Businesses to Incentivize In-State Economic Development
Conference Date: 12/05/16
Deadline: 01/23/17

Income tax credits starting at $20,000 to California for-profit businesses to incentivize relocating to, remaining in, or expanding operations within the State. Applicants are encouraged to attend an informational workshop or webinar. Sessions are a...

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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...

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Grants to Santa Fe, New Mexico Nonprofits, Agencies, For-Profits, and IHEs for Housing and Community Services
Conference Date: 01/17/17
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Santa Fe, New Mexico nonprofit organizations, public agencies, for-profits, and IHEs to promote affordable housing options and community development. A mandatory technical assistance session is scheduled for January 17. Questions will be a...

Grants to Maui County, Hawaii Nonprofits and For-Profits to Strengthen the Local Economy
Deadline: 01/20/17

Grants to Maui County, Hawaii nonprofit and for-profit organizations for a broad range of projects, events, and programs that will positively impact the local economy. Applicants are advised to submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Funds from...

Awards to Recognize New Mexico Young Professionals for Leadership, Career Achievements, and Contributions to Soci...
Deadline: 01/20/17

Awards to recognize New Mexico young professionals that have demonstrated high achievements in their careers and are a positive influence in their communities. Evaluation will be based on the nominee's professional accomplishments, leadership skills...

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Grants to Dublin Area, Ohio Businesses and Organizations for Irish-Themed Cultural Events
Deadline: 01/20/17

Grants to Dublin Area, Ohio businesses and organizations for events involving Irish culture that have the potential to draw tourists and increase business. Requests will be considered for both one-time events and series. Recipients may use funding t...

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits and Agencies in Multiple States to Enhance the Forestry Industry
Deadline: 01/23/17

Grants to multiple USA states nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, school districts, communities, and special purpose districts to enhance and promote forestry and wood product markets throughout the country. Projects should re...

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Grants to Maine Individuals and Companies for Projects That Will Contribute to Economic Growth
Deadline: 01/23/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine individuals and companies for projects that will contribute to the state's economy. Funding is intended for entrepreneurial and research projects that have clear and defined outcomes. Economic benefit includes the cre...

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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...

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Grants to New York Novice Farmers to Upgrade Agricultural Production and Techniques
Deadline: 01/27/17

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 to New York farm owners who have chosen farming as their occupation and livelihood. Funding is intended to assist farmers who are at the beginning of their career in increasing their profits, ultimately result...

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Grants to New Hampshire Businesses for Workers to Attend College Courses to Improve Skills
Deadline: 01/27/17

Grants starting at $750 to New Hampshire businesses, as well as businesses intending to locate within the State, for job-training and workforce development opportunities for their workers. Funding is intended to provide companies with the opportuni...

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Grants to Iowa Businesses to Develop Products and Technological Innovations for Consumers
Deadline: 01/30/17

Grants to Iowa small and medium-sized businesses in the biosciences, information technologies, and advanced manufacturing industries for business and marketing activities, and to help those businesses with high-growth potential reach positions that ...

Grants to Ontario Trade and Event Organizations for Business Development Opportunities for Ontario Media Compani...
Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants to Ontario trade and event organizations for events, initiatives, and programs to expand cultural media industries. These efforts must encourage business development or other trade and employment opportunities for Ontario companies that produ...

Grants to Seeley Lake, Montana Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Benefit
Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants ranging from $100 to $2,500 to Seeley Lake, Montana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, and educational institutions for special projects, continuing programs, or capital support. Funding areas include education, communit...

Grants to Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont Farmers to Make Improvements to their Farms
Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants to Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont farmers to strengthen their ability to compete in the marketplace. Funding will be provided to help farmers make physical infrastructure improvements to their farms. The ultimate goal of these g...

Grants to Kentucky Farmers and Producers for Training Programs and Materials to Enhance Local Agriculture
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $500 to Kentucky farmers or producers for educational training programs or materials to help them enhance local agriculture. Preference will be given to particular underserved populations. Applicants will be evaluated based on the ef...

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Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, For-Profits, Farms, and Farmers to Expand Organic Agriculture Production
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Kentucky farm operations, individual farmers, and agriculture nonprofits, for-profits, and NGOs to enhance organic agricultural markets within the state. The goal of this program is to invest in the long-term productivity ...

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Grants to Mason City, Iowa Organizations for Tourism Marketing Costs
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $1,500 to Mason City, Iowa organizations for marketing projects that attract outside visitors to the city. Eligible projects include conventions, events, tournaments, activities, and facilities that increase tourism. Projects must ha...

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Grants to Florida and Israel Companies for Collaborative Science and Engineering Development
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Florida and Israel for-profit companies for collaborative projects for the research and development of aerospace technology. This program is intended to promote the development of new or enhanced aerospace processes and products that have ...

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Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Environment, and Economic Development
Deadline: 02/01/17

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 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...

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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...

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Grants to Northeast Mississippi Nonprofits, Schools, and Tribes for Cultural and Educational Programs
Deadline: 02/02/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to Northeast Mississippi nonprofit organizations, schools, federally-recognized Indian tribes, museums, and cultural and heritage organizations for recreational, educational, cultural programs, projects, and even...

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Grants to Northeast Mississippi Nonprofits, Schools, and Tribes for Cultural and Educational Programs
Deadline: 02/02/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to Northeast Mississippi nonprofit organizations, schools, federally-recognized Indian tribes, museums, and cultural and heritage organizations for recreational, educational, and cultural programs, projects, and ...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Promote Self-Sufficiency for Those with Disabilities
Deadline: 02/08/17

Grants to USA government agencies, nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, tribes, and tribal organizations for the research and development of technology and procedures to promote self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities. Special emphasis is place...

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Grants to North Dakota Universities to Bring New Technology to the Marketplace
Deadline: 02/17/17

Grants to North Dakota universities and private-sector partners to move technology from the research and development stage to the marketplace. This program provides seed and matching funding to help support a startup or spinout company in using univ...

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Grants to Yukon Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Workforce Training in the Tourism Industry
Deadline: 02/17/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Yukon individuals, nonprofits, businesses, groups of businesses, and collectives for training and workforce development within the tourism industry. The purpose of this fund is to respond to current workforce needs in order...

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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 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...

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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...

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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 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 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...

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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...

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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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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 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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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 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 USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy
Deadline: 04/16/17

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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Awards to Recognize New Mexico Nonprofit and Business Executives for Outstanding Leadership
Deadline: 05/26/17

Awards to recognize New Mexico nonprofit and business executives for their achievements as company or organization leaders. Evaluation criteria include the individual's professional achievement, contributions to the community, and leadership skills....

Income Tax Credits to New York City Businesses that Relocated Operations to New York City after July 2003
Deadline: 06/30/17

Income tax credits of $3,000 per year per eligible employee to New York City businesses that relocated their operations to the Lower Manhattan area after July 1, 2003. Most retail activities and hotel services do not qualify; however, internet sales...

Grants to Northwest Territories Nonprofits, Businesses and Public Agencies for Employee Training
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 per individual to Northwest Territories employers, including businesses, nonprofits, crown corporations, and Aboriginal governments, to train current and future employees. In addition to the cash grant, this program offers tr...

Grants to New Brunswick Music Entrepreneurs for Professional and Business Development Support
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to professional New Brunswick music industry entrepreneurs and entrepreneur groups primarily involved in producing and marketing sound recordings, in order to facilitate business expansion. Applicants should contact grant sta...

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador Private and Nonprofit Employers for Job Training
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador private sector and nonprofit employers for training existing and new employees. Funding is intended to increase labor force participation, develop the skills necessary to find and keep meaningful ...

Grants to Canada Aboriginal and First Nation Businesses in Northern Territories for Economic Development
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon Aboriginal- or First Nation-owned businesses to expand operations in order to strengthen the northern economy. Individual business owners and entrepreneurs may request funding assistance for a singl...

Grants to Nunavut Employers for Job Training and Skill Development for Employees
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Nunavut employers to support the training of employees for new and available jobs and to encourage greater employer involvement in training so that skill development is better aligned to job opportunities. Training expense...