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Total: 131 Economic Development Grants
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...

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Expand Markets for Local Food
Conference Date: 02/15/17
Deadline: 03/27/17

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses, IHEs, government agencies, and agricultural organizations to develop and expand markets for local and regional food and agricultural products. An informational webinar is ...

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Artists, Businesses, and Nonprofits for Commercial Arts Initiatives
Conference Date: 02/23/17
Deadline: 04/03/17

Grants of up to $12,500 to Los Angeles County, California independent businesses, artists, and nonprofits to support artistic enterprises that will have a positive economic development impact. An information session will be held on February 23, 2017...

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,...

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 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...

Grants to Colorado Organizations and Agricultural Stakeholders to Improve the Marketing of Specialty Crops
Deadline: 05/15/17
LOI Date: 03/01/17

Grants to Colorado organizations, associations, producer groups, members of academia, local organizations, and other agricultural stakeholders to enhance the market competitiveness of specialty crops. LOIs are due by March 1. Projects may include pr...

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 Ontario Media Production Companies for Interactive Digital Content
Conference Date: 03/14/17
Deadline: 04/10/17

Grants to Ontario media production companies for the creation of high-quality, interactive digital media content that will positively impact the province’s economy. Information sessions are scheduled for March 14 and 15. Newly-established companie...

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...

Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creation
Conference Date: 03/16/17
Deadline: 03/27/17

Income tax credits starting at $20,000 to California businesses as an incentive to locate and grow their business in the state. Informational webinars will be held on March 7 and 16, 2017. Funding is intended to attract and retain high-value employe...

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...

Grants to Sherman County, Oregon Nonprofits, Individuals, and Groups for Arts and Culture
Deadline: 03/27/17

Grants to Sherman County, Oregon nonprofit organizations, individuals, and groups for arts and cultural projects that benefit local residents and visitors. Projects must engage the community in humanities, arts, and heritage, or protect investments ...

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Cash Prizes and In-Kind Services to USA Small For-Profit Businesses
Deadline: 03/29/17

Prizes to USA small businesses seeking cash resources and in-kind printing services. Eligible contest entrants are small businesses with 99 or fewer employees that have been selling a product or service for a minimum of 6 months. Awards will be dete...

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Awards to New Mexico Individuals, Organizations, and Businesses for Significant Contributions to the Arts
Deadline: 03/31/17

Awards to New Mexico individuals, organizations, and businesses to recognize lifetime contributions to the arts in the state. Past honorees have included dancers, painters, musicians, weavers, storytellers, sculptors, actors, poets, playwrights, pot...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Technology Nonprofits to Participate in a Summer Training Program
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits that employ technology to address environmental, medical, or societal issues for an on-site training program. Applicants may use technology to address issues in the areas of arts and cul...

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Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Communal and Economic Development
Deadline: 05/12/17
LOI Date: 03/31/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to central Minnesota nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts for programs that foster social and economic development for local residential and business communities. Applicants must first submit a letter of inte...

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits and Businesses in St. Landry Parish for Tourism-Related Marketing Expenses
Deadline: 03/31/17

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...

In-Kind Assistance for Events in Park City, Utah that Promote Tourism
Deadline: 03/31/17

In-kind and financial assistance for events taking place in Park City, Utah that will benefit the local social and business community. Special consideration will be given to off-season events. Applications will be evaluated according to the event's ...

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Grants and Technical Assistance to Sullivan County, New York Businesses to Enhance Commercial Areas
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants of up to $500, grants of up to $2,500, and in-kind technical assistance to Sullivan County, New York businesses for the enhancement of facades and building exteriors. This program provides qualifying businesses with technical and financial as...

Grants to New Brunswick For-Profit Music Production Companies for Recording Projects
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to New Brunswick for-profit music production companies for the recording of music by New Brunswick artists. Funding may be requested by music industry professionals to defray the cost of recording music with commercial potent...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Grants to Virginia Businesses for the Creation of Permanent Full-Time Jobs
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants of up to $800 per employee to Virginia for-profit businesses for the creation of full-time jobs in areas designated for economic development. Applicants must confirm eligibility prior to applying. Qualifying jobs exceed the current Federal Mi...

Grants to Virginia For-Profits and Nonprofits for the Development of Buildings and Facilities
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to Virginia commercial businesses and nonprofit organizations for major investments in industrial, commercial, and mixed-use facilities or buildings located in designated areas. Applicants must confirm site eligibility prior to applying. Fund...

Grants to Brookings, South Dakota Organizations to Host Events that Promote Tourism and Economic Development
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to Brookings, South Dakota organizations to host events, conventions, and/or tournaments that aim to promote increased tourism and economic and cultural growth in the City. Funding is intended to help get first-time events off the ground, as...

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Grants to Kentucky Farmers and Producers for Educational Workshops and Opportunities
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants of up to $500 to Kentucky small farmers and producers to take advantage of educational opportunities in order to improve farm operations. Special emphasis is placed on underserved groups. Funding decisions will be based on the potential impac...

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Grants to Jackson County, Indiana Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Tourism
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to Jackson County, Indiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tourism-related businesses, and collaborations to promote the local tourism industry. Projects may involve cultural recreational, educational, or entertainment attractio...

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...

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 ...

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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...

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Development Program for USA, Canada, and International Startup Companies in Cincinnati, Ohio
Conference Date: 04/05/17
Deadline: 04/29/17

Business accelerator program providing $50,000 in seed funding and additional in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International startup companies. It is highly recommended for interested startups to meet the Funding Source in person during the appli...

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Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies Promote the Market for Specialty Crops
Deadline: 04/06/17

Grants to Michigan nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and tribal governments to expand the market potential of specialty crops produced within the state. Applications will also be accepted from universities applying on behalf of an eligib...

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Awards to Recognize Northern Arizona Teachers for Educational Projects that Focus on Sustainability
Deadline: 04/10/17

Awards of $2,500 to recognize Arizona teachers of PreK-12 who are working in school districts within the counties of Coconino, Yavapai, Apache, and Navajo. These awards will be granted to teachers or groups of teachers for lessons, units, or projec...

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Grants to Allen County, Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies to Strengthen Local Communities
Deadline: 05/30/17
LOI Date: 04/10/17

Grants to Allen County, Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies to enhance the quality of life in local communities. Concept letters are due April 10. The Foundation seeks to support programs that serve and reflect the diverse popula...

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Awards to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware For-Profits, Entrepreneurs, and Nonprofits for Business Leaders...
Deadline: 04/12/17

Awards to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware small and mid-size businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits to recognize outstanding business leadership in the Greater Philadelphia area. Nominations will be considered in a broad range of categorie...

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Grants to Seaside, Oregon Nonprofits and Businesses to Enhance Local Economic Development Through Tourism
Deadline: 04/14/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Seaside, Oregon nonprofits and businesses for programs or events that will enhance local economic development through tourism. Priority will be given to programs that take place during the winter months and shoulder seasons...