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Economic Development

Total: 195 Economic Development Grants
Grants to Seattle, Washington Nonprofits, Groups, Associations, and CBOs to Increase Access to Technology for Al...
Conference Date: 03/31/18
Deadline: 05/07/18

Matching grants of up to $50,000 to Seattle, Washington nonprofits, neighborhood groups, Parent-Teacher-Student Associations (PTSA), business groups, and other community-based organizations for digital equity projects. The purpose of this program is...

Grants to Washington, DC Emerging Companies to Support Business Development
Conference Date: 04/13/18
Deadline: 04/27/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Washington, DC small and emerging businesses located in Wards 7 and 8 to support business development activities. Funding may be used for market research, product or service development, licensing, customer development, pr...

Grants and Loans to Oregon Individuals with Limited Resources to Start a Business
Conference Date: 04/23/18
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants and loans to Oregon individuals with limited resources who wish to start a business within the state. Applicants must have completed a qualifying business course within a year of applying. Clients who successfully participate in the program w...

Grants to Washington, DC Agencies, CBOs, and Faith-Based Organizations to Promote Economic Self-Sufficiency
Conference Date: 04/23/18
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants to Washington, DC government agencies, community-based organizations, and faith-based organizations to help individuals receiving public benefits become more self-sufficient. Programs should help individuals gain skills and experiences that w...

Awards to New Mexico Businesses to Recognize Success and Rapid Growth of Revenue
Deadline: 04/27/18

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...

Grants to Thurston County, Washington Groups and Individuals to Promote a Just and Equitable Society
Deadline: 04/27/18

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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Housing, Education, and Financial Literacy
Deadline: 04/30/18

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...

Grants to USA Land Grant IHEs to Help Farmers and Farm Workers with Disabilities
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants to USA cooperative extensions at qualifying land grant colleges and universities for programs to assist farm workers, farmers, and farm family members with disabilities. The purpose of this program is to help beneficiaries succeed in the agri...

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Municipalities to Promote Tourism to Enhance the Local Economy
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants to Kansas nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to develop new or enhance existing tourism attractions within the State. Projects should result in positive economic impact, including job creation, capital investment, out-of-state t...

Grants to Kentucky Restaurants and Food Services to Reimburse Food Produced In-State
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants of up to $12,000 per year to Kentucky restaurants and food service businesses to reimburse the purchase or sale of agricultural products grown within the state. Applicants must request the qualifying status to be eligible for this program. Th...

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Grants to Kentucky Women to Support Training and Career Development
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants to Kentucky women who have begun a career or who are planning to begin a career within the state's workforce. This program seeks to promote economic self-sufficiency for women and helps workers obtain the education and training they need to s...

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits and For-Profits for the Marketing of Tourism Opportunities
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants to Louisiana nonprofit and for-profit organizations for the marketing and promotion of tourism opportunities within the state. The purpose of this program is to attract and retain visitors while positively impacting Louisiana’s economy. Fun...

Grants to Finney County, Kansas Organizations to Produce Events that Encourage Local Tourism
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Finney County, Kansas organizations to produce projects and events that will increase tourism and overnight visitors to the local area. For new events, applicants must complete an event plan and have it reviewed by grant st...

Grants to Montana Nonprofits for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls
Deadline: 04/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations to promote the economic success and independence of women and girls. The Foundation supports existing programs, efforts improve organizational efficiency, advocacy, campaigns, ...

Grants and Loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Environmental Cleanups
Deadline: 05/01/18

Grants and loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for capital investments related to the redevelopment of polluted or contaminated property. The purpose of this program is to transform currently contaminat...

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Grants to Nebraska Organizations, Wineries, and Individual Growers to Promote the Wine Industry
Deadline: 05/01/18

Grants to Nebraska farm wineries, individual growers, organizations, academic institutions, and industry groups for projects that will have significant, positive impact on grape and wine production throughout the State. Collaboration between organiz...

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Agencies, and Marinas for Recreational Boating Facilities
Deadline: 07/01/18
LOI Date: 05/01/18

Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and private marinas for the development and renovation of facilities serving recreational boats that are at least 26 feet. Preliminary applications are due May 1. Typical projects in...

Fellowships to USA Journalists for Reporting and Research on Economic, Political, and Social Issues
Deadline: 05/01/18

Fellowships of $8,000 per month 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 visi...

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Award to a Massachusetts Individual for Contributions to the Towns of Cheshire, Savoy, or Adams
Deadline: 05/01/18

Award to a Massachusetts individual to recognize outstanding commitment and contributions to the communities of Cheshire, Savoy, or Adams through either volunteer or paid work. The selected awardee will designate a nonprofit to receive a cash award ...

Grants to Whitecourt, Alberta Businesses and Organizations for Improvements to Downtown Building Exteriors
Deadline: 05/01/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Whitecourt, Alberta businesses and organizations located in the downtown area along the Highway 43 corridor to beautify and improve the exteriors of businesses and property. Projects must meet the municipality's adopted ar...

Grants to South Dakota Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals to Enhance Specialty Crop Markets
Deadline: 05/01/18

Grants to South Dakota nonprofits, government agencies, universities, producer organizations, and individuals to enhance the market competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops include fruits and vegetables, dried fruits, tree nuts, nursery a...

Grants to Cloud County, Kansas Small Businesses for Facility Expansion and Business Mentorship Programs
Deadline: 05/01/18

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...

Grants to Battle Creek Area, Michigan Resident Groups for Neighborhood Improvement Projects
Deadline: 05/01/18

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota Building Owners for Improved Solar Projects
Deadline: 05/01/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Minneapolis, Minnesota building owners for solar upgrades. Funding is intended to provide opportunities for building owners to enhance their business operations while reducing their environmental footprint. Highest priorit...

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits to Promote Entrepreneurship and Foster Job Creation
Deadline: 05/01/18

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations and IHEs for programs to create jobs and advance innovation by supporting and encouraging entrepreneurs within the state. Programs may address agriculture, education, industry, and mariculture and involve bo...

Grants to Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketplace
Deadline: 05/04/18

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...

Grants to Alberta Organizations and Professional Associations to Benefit the Community and the Real Estate Indus...
Deadline: 05/04/18

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 North Carolina Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Tourism in the Guilford County Area
Deadline: 05/04/18

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits, for-profits, and agencies in the Greensboro and Guilford County area to cover the costs of promoting and marketing tourism and cultural activities and events. Funding is intended to support specific tourist-relat...

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Awards to California Individuals for Outstanding Leadership in Addressing Significant State Issues
Deadline: 05/05/18

Awards to California individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors. The purpose of this program is to support and recognize individuals who have worked on innovative solutions to address critical issues...

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Markets for Local Agriculture
Deadline: 05/07/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofits, government agencies, and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to promote access to regionally or locally grown agricultural products. Funding is intended to i...

Opportunity to USA Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising and Business Development
Conference Date: 05/08/18
Deadline: 06/10/18

Opportunity to USA businesses and female entrepreneurs that are majority women-owned to connect with resources and fundraising. This accelerator program connects women who are developing high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need ...

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Grants to Seaside, Oregon Nonprofits and Businesses to Enhance Local Economic Development Through Tourism
Deadline: 05/11/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Oregon nonprofits and businesses to develop programs targeted to visitors of Seaside, produce programs or events designed to increase overnight visits, and promote tourist attractions in the region. Funding is intended to e...

Awards to New Mexico Nonprofit and For-Profit Business Executives for Outstanding Leadership
Deadline: 05/11/18

Awards to New Mexico nonprofits and for-profit executives to recognize outstanding business leadership. This program seeks to recognize the achievements and contributions of dynamic individuals who have excelled in the business or nonprofit sectors....

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Grants and Loans to Montana Local and Tribal Governments to Promote Basic Sector Job Creation
Deadline: 05/14/18

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 ...

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Help Refugees Establish Childcare Businesses
Deadline: 05/15/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to help refugees achieve financial self-sufficiency through the establishment of small, family childcare businesses. Applicants are advised to create or verify the ...

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Grants to Yukon Individuals, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Professional Development in the Creative Industries
Deadline: 05/15/18

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 USA, Canada, and International Startup Companies to Relocate to the St. Louis, Missouri Area
Deadline: 05/15/18

Grants of $50,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada and International startup companies that are willing to relocate to the St. Louis, Missouri area for at least one year. The program is seeking companies that produce innovative services, products...

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Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Artists for Collaborative Arts Projects
Deadline: 05/15/18

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...

Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring Initiatives
Deadline: 05/17/18

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...

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Awards to Metro Birmingham, Alabama Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs for Businesses Excellence
Deadline: 05/17/18

Awards to Metro Birmingham, Alabama entrepreneurs and small businesses to recognize excellence in business. Nominations are invited on behalf of candidates demonstrating strong financial performance, contributions to the local economy, contributions...

Grants to North Dakota Business and IHE Collaboratives for Product Research and Development and Cancer Research
Deadline: 05/18/18

Grants to North Dakota business and IHE collaboratives for research, development, commercialization, and improvement of new or existing products. Funding will also be provided for research related to the development of vaccines, cures for cancer, vi...

Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Provide College Students with Work Experience
Deadline: 05/18/18

Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofits, social enterprises, municipalities, charitable organizations, and private sector businesses to provide post-secondary students with career-related work experiences. This program offers a financial incentive to defra...

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Grant to a Wyoming Consulting Firm to Analyze the Tax Burden on the Gas and Oil Industry
Deadline: 05/18/18

Grant to a Wyoming consulting firm to carry out a study addressing the tax burden on gas and oil development in Wyoming compared to other states with an oil and gas industry. The comparison must fully consider the differences particular to all appli...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Health, and Community Development
Conference Date: 05/18/18
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...

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Grants to Delaware Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Real Property Investments in Eligible Districts
Deadline: 05/21/18

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 ...

Grants to Indiana and Arizona Nonprofits for Community Services, Education, Arts, and Environment in Eligible Ci...
Deadline: 05/23/18

Grants to Indiana and Arizona nonprofits for programs that serve people in need, especially women, children, youth, and families, primarily in metropolitan Indianapolis and Phoenix. Applicants must consult with program staff at least two months prio...

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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Abandoned Mine Remediation
Deadline: 05/31/18

Grants to Pennsylvania local governments, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, for-profit businesses, and watershed organizations for the treatment, abatement, and drainage of abandoned mines throughout the state. Eligible requests may include but are not...

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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Groundwater Sampling and Analysis
Deadline: 05/31/18

Grants to Pennsylvania local governments, nonprofits, for-profit businesses, IHEs, and watershed organizations for the establishment of water quality data in private water supplies throughout the state. Eligible projects will use accepted scientific...

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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Expand Parks and Open Spaces
Deadline: 05/31/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and watershed organizations to enhance open spaces, recreational areas, and greenways throughout the state. Funding may be requested for acquisition, planning, rehabilitation...

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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Plug Abandoned Wells
Deadline: 05/31/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to plug abandoned and orphan gas and oil wells throughout the state. This granting program seeks to support the clearing and plugging of well sites that have the potential...