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Total: 105 Economic Development Grants
Grants to Hawaii County, Hawaii Nonprofits, Agencies, and Institutions for Economic Development Programs
Conference Date: 03/09/17
Deadline: 04/28/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Hawaii County, Hawaii nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies for economic development programs that address the funding source's areas of focus. Information sessions will take place on ...

Grants to Finney County, Kansas Organizations to Produce Events that Encourage Local Tourism
Conference Date: 04/04/17
Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants to Finney County, Kansas organizations to produce projects and events that will increase tourism and overnight visitors to the local area. A grant workshop will be held on April 4, 2017. The events must be unique, have a benefit for local bus...

Grants to King County, Washington Nonprofits and Tribal Agencies for Environmental Equity and Stewardship
Conference Date: 04/19/17
Deadline: 07/24/17
LOI Date: 06/01/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $75,000 to Washington nonprofit organizations and tribal agencies to protect natural resources and promote environmental equity in the City of Seattle and other eligible areas of King County. Information sessions are sc...

Opportunity to USA Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising and Business Development
Conference Date: 04/20/17
Deadline: 06/01/17

Opportunity to USA female entrepreneurs and businesses that are majority women-owned to connect with resources and fundraising. An informational event is scheduled for April 20 and a networking event is scheduled for May 18. This accelerator program...

Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, Individuals, and IHEs to Enhance the Market for Special...
Deadline: 04/27/17

Grants to Mississippi nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and individuals to promote the market competitiveness of specialty crops produced within the state. Specialty crops include dried fruit, fruits and vegetables, nursery crops (...

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, Individuals, and Businesses for the Preservation of Local Historica...
Deadline: 04/28/17

Grants to Iowa nonprofits, government agencies, tribal organizations, individuals, and businesses to improve the preservation, interpretation, and education of local state historical assets. Funding may be used towards the categories of documentary ...

Awards to Recognize California Individuals for Their Work in Advancing Solutions to a Wide Range of State Issues
Deadline: 04/28/17

Awards to California individuals who are working in any field or sector to advance innovative and effective solutions to a broad range of significant state issues. Issue areas can include, but are not limited to, education, health, public safety, h...

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Producer Organizations to Expand the Specialty Crop Market
Deadline: 04/28/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, universities, and producer organizations to improve the market competitiveness of specialty crops produced within the state. Specialty crops include agricultural products such as tree ...

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits and Businesses in St. Landry Parish for Tourism-Related Marketing Expenses
Deadline: 04/28/17

Grants to St. Landry Parish, Louisiana nonprofit organizations and business for projects and events that promote tourism to the area. Funding is intended to cover marketing expenses related to public tourism activities that promote the history and a...

Grants to Thurston County, Washington Groups and Individuals to Promote a Just and Equitable Society
Deadline: 04/28/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Thurston County, Washington groups and individuals for projects involving social justice, environment, and community building. The Fund’s goal is to foster a just, democratic, ecologically sound, and non-violent society. ...

Grants to Northwest Territories Prospectors and Companies for Mineral Exploration Activities
Deadline: 04/29/17

Grants to Northwest Territories individual prospectors and mineral exploration companies to support mineral exploration projects. Applications will be accepted for new projects, or to continue to carry out mineral exploration work. The purpose of th...

Grants to British Columbia Organizations for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism Events
Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants to British Columbia organizations for projects and events that will increase tourism within the Province. Events may be in the areas of arts, culture, and competitive sports. Funding may be used for activities that broaden the impact and reac...

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Grants to Kentucky Individuals and Groups to Advance the Workforce Potential of Women
Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants to Kentucky individual students and groups to improve economic opportunities for women residing within the state. Applications will be accepted from women for academic and career-advancing opportunities, as well as from groups that provide wo...

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Grants to Ford County, Kansas Attractions and Venues to Market Projects that Attract Tourists
Deadline: 04/30/17

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...

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Expand Markets for Waste Tire Products
Deadline: 04/30/17

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. Questions may be submitted through April 1. The ...

Grants to Montana Nonprofits for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls
Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations to enhance economic opportunities for women and girls. Preference will be given to collaborative and innovative programs with measurable results. Additionally, particular inter...

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Fellowships to USA Journalists for Reporting and Research on Economic, Political, and Social Issues
Deadline: 05/01/17

Fellowships of up to $24,000 to USA journalists for research and reporting on current issues in the social and political arena, including immigration reform, racial tensions, and educational inequalities. Applicants are expected to work with visitin...

Grants to Northeast Ohio Nonprofits for Entrepreneurship Programs and for Community Benefit Programs in Hudson
Deadline: 05/01/17

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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Award to a Massachusetts Individual for Outstanding Contributions to the Communities of Adams, Cheshire, or Savoy
Deadline: 05/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a Massachusetts individual to recognize outstanding contributions in helping to improve local communities in the towns of Adams, Cheshire, or Savoy. Nominees should demonstrate that they have made significant contributions by eith...

Grants to Whitecourt, Alberta Businesses and Organizations for Improvements to Building Exteriors in Eligible Ar...
Deadline: 05/01/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta businesses and organizations located in the downtown core of Whitecourt and along the Highway 43 corridor to beautify and improve the exteriors of businesses and property. Projects must meet the architectural wood/...

Grants to South Dakota Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, Individuals, to Enhance Specialty Crop Markets
Deadline: 05/01/17

Grants to South Dakota nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, universities, individuals, and other agricultural organizations to enhance markets for specialty crops. Specialty crops include tree nuts, fruits and vegetables, horticulture and n...

Grants to Cloud County, Kansas Owner-Operated Businesses to Build and Expand Facilities
Deadline: 05/01/17

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 Maine Local Government Agencies for Workforce Training Programs
Deadline: 05/05/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Maine local government agencies to carry out workforce training programs that address the shortage of trained and available workers. Programs supported through this grant must benefit low and moderate-income communities. F...

Grants to Alberta Organizations and Professional Associations to Benefit the Community and the Real Estate Indus...
Deadline: 05/05/17

Grants to Alberta, Canada organizations, and real estate boards and associations for projects and initiatives that enhance the lives of local residents. Potential applicants should first contact the funding source at least three to four weeks in adv...

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for the Digitization of Cultural Heritage Resources
Deadline: 05/05/17

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, including museums, historical societies, archives, and libraries, for the digitization of cultural heritage resources. Eligible materials include documents, images, maps, books, films...

Grants to Minnesota IHEs, Training Providers, Nonprofits, and Agencies for Workforce Development
Deadline: 05/08/17

Grants to Minnesota educational institutions, workforce training providers, nonprofits, and public agencies to train new and existing workers of partnering businesses. Applicants requesting support for the planning of a large-scale project must cont...

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Grants to New Jersey Organizations, Agencies, For-Profits, and IHEs to Advance the Wine Industry
Deadline: 05/10/17

Grants to New Jersey organizations, corporations, partnerships, cooperatives, universities, school boards, government agencies, and institutions to advance the state’s wine industry. Funding may be requested for promotion programs, market developm...

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Grants to La Quinta, California Nonprofits to Promote Events and Economic Development
Deadline: 05/12/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to La Quinta, California nonprofit organizations to publicize events and promote local economic development. Smaller grants are available for the marketing and sponsorship of events. Larger grants may be requested for activit...

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Awards to Recognize New Mexico Businesses for Fast and Successful Growth
Deadline: 05/12/17

Awards to New Mexico businesses and other for-profits for exceptional success and growth in a short amount of time. Applicants must represent locally owned businesses. Awards will be publicized online and in print, and a ceremony will be held in the...

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Awards to Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia Individuals for Fast Business Growth and Community Involvement
Deadline: 05/12/17

Awards to recognize Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia business leaders and entrepreneurs in eligible counties for exceptional company growth over the last year to year and a half. This award is intended for young individuals that are striving to...

Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Above for Creating Positive Social Impact
Deadline: 05/12/17

Awards of $50,000 to USA and territories individuals over the age of 50 to recognize accomplishments in fostering positive social impacts. Strong consideration will be given to candidates working to address areas such as healthy living, caregiving, ...

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Grants to Prince George's County, Maryland Nonprofits and Agencies for Culture, Tourism, and Natural Resources
Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to Northwest Prince George's County, Maryland nonprofits, municipalities, individuals, and businesses partnering with nonprofits to promote the historic, natural resources, and culture resources of the Anacostia River area. Fu...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Human Needs and Community Development
Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism. Programs may involve hunger relief, shelter and housing, self-sufficiency, arts and culture, and community development. Applicat...

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Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Artists for Collaborative Arts Projects
Deadline: 05/15/17

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 to Delaware Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Real Property Investments in Eligible Districts
Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants to Delaware nonprofits, for-profit businesses, homeowners, and property owners to make property investments in the eligible districts of Dover, Seaford, Wilmington, Georgetown, Harrington, Laurel, Milford, and Smyrna. Funding is available to ...

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Grants to Prince George, British Columbia Nonprofits and Businesses for Seasonal Events to Attract Tourism
Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants starting at $5,000 to Prince George, British Columbia nonprofit organizations, community groups, and collaborating businesses to hold seasonal celebrations to benefit the local community and attract tourism. Applications are currently being a...

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Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota For-Profits to Reduce Energy Consumption
Deadline: 05/19/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Minneapolis, Minnesota businesses to implement practices and installations that increase energy efficiency. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as funding will be awarded on a first come, first served b...

Grants to North Dakota Research Universities and Startup Companies to Transfer Technology to the Marketplace
Deadline: 05/19/17

Grants to North Dakota research universities and partnerships between universities and startup businesses for the commercialization of university-developed technology. The purpose of this program is to support the transfer of technology from the lab...

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Loans and Royalty Agreements to Iowa Businesses to Bring Technology Innovations to Market
Deadline: 05/22/17

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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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....

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Grants to Jackson, Mississippi Organizations, Facilities, Groups, and Individuals to Enhance Local Tourism Effor...
Deadline: 07/14/17
LOI Date: 05/30/17

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 Indiana and Arizona Nonprofits for Community Services, Education, Arts, and Environment in Eligible Ci...
Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants to Indiana and Arizona nonprofits for programs that enhance the quality of life in the region. Potential applicants must consult with grants program staff at least two months prior to the proposal deadline, and if invited to do so, must then ...

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Grants to Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Economic Development, Education, Career ...
Deadline: 05/31/17

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...

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Grants to Tompkins County, New York Organizations and Individuals to Promote Resilient Communities
Deadline: 06/01/17

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 Alabama Nonprofits for Arts, Culture, Community, and Health
Deadline: 07/28/17
LOI Date: 06/01/17

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations for a broad range of activities to enhance the quality of life in Birmingham and statewide. LOIs are due June 1. For the upcoming cycle, requests will be considered in the areas of arts, culture, community a...

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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Humanitarian Efforts in Developing Countries
Deadline: 06/15/17

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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Grants to Pocahontas County, Virginia Nonprofits and Businesses for Tourist Event Advertising Costs
Deadline: 06/19/17

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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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...

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Grants to Nebraska Businesses to Enhance Employee Retraining and Improve Business Productivity
Deadline: 06/30/17

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 USA Nonprofits for Projects in Education, Entrepreneurship, Advancement of Women, Crisis Management, an...
Deadline: 07/01/17

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...