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Grants to Northern Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals to Address Community Needs

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants to Northern Canadian diverse teams of organizations and individuals for programs and projects that address community needs and challenges. Nominated teams should address the root causes, rather than the symptoms of priority issue areas in the Canadian Arctic. Geographically, the impacts of the proposed project must...

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

Grants to Greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin Nonprofits for Education, Economic Development, Racial...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that aim to improve the lives of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington county residents. Funding is currently available for proposals that focus on strengthening education, strengthening neighborhoods, increasing economic opportunities, and promo...

GrantWatch ID#: 173424

Grants to Vermont Municipalities for Community Planning and Revitalization

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $22,000 to Vermont municipalities and grants of up to $35,000 to municipal consortia for community planning, development, and revitalization activities. The purpose of this program is to promote the state’s land use goal of maintaining compact urban settlements separated by rural lands. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174774

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Churches for Health, Education, Environment, and...

Deadline 10/03/18

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and churches for community benefit initiatives in Northwest Ottawa County or the greater West Michigan region. A letter of inquiry is due on February 21, 2018. Funding areas include arts and culture, economic and community betterment...

GrantWatch ID#: 175210

Grants to Mahoning Valley, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Improve Communities and...

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants between $1,000 and $5,000 and larger grants of over $5,000 to Mahoning Valley, Ohio nonprofits, schools, agencies, and faith-based organizations to improve local communities and neighborhoods. LOIs for grants over $5,000 are due December 1, 2017. Strategic priorities include community revitalization, economic opport...

GrantWatch ID#: 130997

Grants to Matthews, North Carolina Nonprofits for Programs that Generate Local Tourism

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs that will increase tourism in the Town of Matthews. Funding is intended to assist organizations with events that demonstrate potential to meet both long and short-term goals related to attracting out of town visitors. Applicants must demonstrate that their progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 148638

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs Addressing a Variety of Community Needs

Deadline 09/27/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofits for programs which may support a wide variety of community needs. Funding is intended to support projects which will encourage communities to use problem-solving approaches that result in more effective, equitable, and sustainable solutions. This grant opportun...

GrantWatch ID#: 173004

Grants to Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketpla...

Deadline 09/21/18

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 processes and products through the transfer of technical solutions to industry-dr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177413

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits in Forest County and the Greater Milwaukee Area for Community ...

Deadline 09/22/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations in Forest County and the Greater Milwaukee area to benefit local residents and communities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of arts, culture, civic, community, economic development, afterschool education, the elderly, environment, health, human services, Native Amer...

GrantWatch ID#: 180679

Grants to Washington Nonprofits and Groups for Programs that Encourage Tourism and Economic ...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants averaging $2,000 to Washington nonprofits and groups for activities that encourage tourism and economic benefit in the City of Snohomish. Programs may include events and festivals that attract visitors to overnight lodging and distributing and promotion information that welcomes visitors. Activities considered e...

GrantWatch ID#: 148428

Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Partner with For-Profits for the Transfer of Technol...

Deadline 09/24/18

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 projects demonstrating technology transfer potential. Objective: The objec...

GrantWatch ID#: 160240

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals for Research Projects Related ...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up $7,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, or individuals for research projects related to local oral history. Topics chosen for research projects should have particular relevance or significance to the State. Funding is intended for travel and subsistence, supplies, stipends, and video history. Applicat...

GrantWatch ID#: 178863

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals to Transcribe Local Oral Histor...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, and individuals to help record local oral history interviews through cataloging or documentation. Qualified interviews should be on a topic that the funding source considers to be a priority research topic and which are located in Kentucky repositories. Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 178905

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals to Digitally Protect Oral Hist...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, and individuals to help digitally protect local oral history interviews. Qualified interviews should be on a topic that the funding source considers a priority research topic or whose media is in threat of information loss or in a state of deterioration. The dig...

GrantWatch ID#: 178906

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits and Individuals for Oral History Collection Presentations

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, individuals, and community-based organizations for presenting oral history collections. Presentation of the oral histories may be through a variety of media, including film, radio, online exhibit, podcast, traditional exhibit, and print publication. Funding Priorities – A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184053

Grants to Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Local Tourism

Deadline 09/25/18

Grants to Northeastern Pennsylvania nonprofits and local government branches for projects that will bolster local tourism. Funding may be used for special events or exhibits, marketing and promotion, historic preservation projects, and navigation aids to assist visitors. Grants should contribute to tourism in Sullivan, Sus...

GrantWatch ID#: 174528

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 Conference Date: 09/25/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits and Government Agencies to Benefit Chilkat Valley Area Residents

Deadline 09/26/18

Grants of up to $6,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations, local and tribal government agencies, schools, and faith-based organizations for a wide range of programs and projects that benefit those living and working in the Chilkat Valley area. Funding will be provided for proposals that address a broad range of community n...

GrantWatch ID#: 173090

Grants to Alaska Individuals with Mental Disabilities and Disorders for Small Business Creat...

Deadline 09/26/18

Matching grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Alaska qualifying individuals with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, substance-related disorders, brain injuries, Alzheimer's, and dementia to start, expand, or acquire small businesses. The purpose of this program is to encourage self-employment opportunities thr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176762

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Revitalize Commercial Districts in Eligible Areas

Deadline 11/02/18 Conference Date: 09/26/18

Grants of $75,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to retain, expand, and attract retail stores to eligible commercial districts in Wards 4 and 5. Funding is intended to encourage the revitalization of declining commercial districts and strengthen and unify the commercial corridor. Section 1: Funding Opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 184235

Event Sponsorships to Oregon and Washington Nonprofits that Address Childhood Poverty

Deadline 09/27/18

Event sponsorships of up to $500 to Oregon and Washington nonprofit organizations that focus on breaking the cycle of childhood poverty. Applications are invited from organizations serving Clackamas, Washington, and Multnomah Counties, Oregon; and Clark County, Southwest Washington. Criteria: -Alignment with UWCW mis...

GrantWatch ID#: 149175

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Promote Small Business Entrepreneur...

Deadline 09/27/18

Grants to Erie County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, universities, local government authorities, and business investment companies to encourage small business development across the County. Funding is intended to help create new jobs, improve employee retention, initiate and expand Beehives on campuses and in other...

GrantWatch ID#: 150887

Grants to Wyoming Nonprofits for Education, Economic and Community Development, Health, and ...

Deadline 09/27/18

Grants to Wyoming nonprofits and organizations for projects that create sustainable change in local communities. Priority areas of funding include economic well-being, education, early childhood, family, health, and community. The Foundations seeks to empower the people of Wyoming to lead healthy lives in thriving communit...

GrantWatch ID#: 166048

Grants to California Businesses for Product Development Using Recycled Rubber Materials

Deadline 09/27/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to California businesses for the development and manufacturing of products using recycled rubber tires and related materials. Funding through this program is intended to reimburse businesses that use crumb rubber or substitute crumb rubber for virgin rubber, plastic, or other raw materials in pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 172941

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life in the St. Joseph-B...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Michigan nonprofits and governmental organizations for projects that will improve the lives of St. Joseph-Benton Harbor community residents. Funding is intended for projects that align with the following areas of focus: health, education, and economic and community development. Within thes...

GrantWatch ID#: 136433

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Health and Human Services, Community, an...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Virginia nonprofits to support programs that benefit residents, especially low-income working families, in the Roanoke and New River Valleys. Proposals may fall in the areas of health and human services, community and household economy, and arts and culture. Geographic eligibility includes Bot...

GrantWatch ID#: 147603

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Lake and Geauga Counties for Programs that Address Community Nee...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations serving Lake and Geauga Counties for projects that address significant community issues. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of jobs and economy, inclusion, housing and neighborhoods, health, environment, and education and youth development. The Lake-Geauga Fund RFP ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158020

Grants to Alberta and Saskatchewan Charities for Education and Health Projects in Eligible C...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta and Saskatchewan charitable organizations for education and healthcare projects that will benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended to improve the lives of the residents in the following communities: Marengo, Gaudin, Viking, Stoughton, Willingdon, and Crossfield. Funds will onl...

GrantWatch ID#: 161374

Fellowships to USA Individuals for the Development of Technological Innovations that Promote...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $30,000 to USA early-career, technologically savvy innovators to develop ideas that will advance social change. The Fellowship is intended to support projects that advance causes in progressive politics and social justice, as well as transformative media and technology initiatives. Special interest is sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 162765

Grants to Southeastern Arizona Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Health, and ...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to benefit Graham and Greenlee Counties by improving the quality of life, education, and health of local residents. The Foundation is offering two grants, each with a different focus. The Nonprofit Grant benefits organizations that offer programs r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167713

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Community Benefit in the Greater Danbury Area, Southbury...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs in the areas of affordable housing, arts and culture, community and economic development, education, and health and human services. Funding is intended to strengthen and promote healthy communities where the Funding Source does...

GrantWatch ID#: 173075

Grants to Oswego County, New York Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Environment, C...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Oswego County, New York nonprofit organizations and other tax-exempt organizations, such as governmental subdivisions, for programs and projects that benefit local residents. Applicants must schedule a meeting at least two weeks before the deadline. Grants will only be given to proposals that have a focus on the...

GrantWatch ID#: 174759

Grants to Allendale, Michigan Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Environment, Education, ...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Allendale, Michigan nonprofit organizations, government units, and educational and religious institutions to benefit the local community. Prospective applicants must contact the Foundation prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support programs and services in the areas of Arts and Culture, Ec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174926

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Housing, Education, Health and Wellness, and...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of Southern Nevada, Michigan, Maryland (DC, MD, VA), and Biloxi and Tunica, Mississippi. Programs may fall in the areas of education, housing, health and wellness, veterans, and senior services. A complete list of eligible focu...

GrantWatch ID#: 175538

Grants to Arkansas Local Governments for Preliminary Evaluations of Tourism Projects

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to Arkansas counties and incorporated cities to support tourism attraction feasibility studies. Funding will support research conducted with the goal of determining the potential and possibility of specific tourism attractions within the county or city boundaries. The feasibility study must incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 176585

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits in the Quad Cities Area for Education, Health, Arts, ...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Iowa and Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries to support charitable activities within the funding source’s Quad Cities service area. Program categories include education, healthcare, social services, arts and humanities, and workforce and economic development. The Mo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178168

Grants to Coopersville, Michigan Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Health, and Com...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Michigan nonprofits in the Coopersville area for programs that focus on environment, arts and culture, education, economic and community betterment, and health and human services. Interested parties must contact program staff before applying. Funding also supports units of government, educational institutions, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 179265
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Grants to Trumbull County, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Churches for Health Progr...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Trumbull County, Ohio nonprofits, schools, churches, and agencies for innovative projects in the areas of hospice care and education, the needs of cancer patients and their families, diabetes treatment and prevention, orthopedic care and support, and programs designed to improve the quality of women’s and chil...

GrantWatch ID#: 179354

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Businesses to Increase Tourism in Clearfield County

Deadline 10/26/18 LOI Date: 09/28/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and businesses for projects, attractions, and events to encourage tourism in Clearfield County. The first round of applications is due September 28, 2018. Funding may be used for website design and improvements, tourism promotion, and signage. Applicants must use the media...

GrantWatch ID#: 179647

Grants to Iowa and Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Human Services, Education, and...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for activities that benefit the Scott County community. Program areas include economic development, arts and culture, human services, and education. Proposal Categories: -Economic Development: pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 179933

Grants to Kentucky Family Farms for Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure and Equipment

Deadline 09/28/18

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 through strategic investments. Eligible Investments and Exclusions: 1. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 183657

Grants to USA Organizations to Help Vulnerable Older Adults Build Social Support and Economi...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to USA and territories organizations for large-scale programs that help low-income adults age 50 and older stay connected to their communities and other individuals. Proposals may also include initiatives to support economic opportunity and end senior poverty, and should impact hundreds of thousands of adults. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184035

Grants to Maine and Florida Nonprofits to Address the Health, Educational, and Economic Needs...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Maine and Florida nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on addressing the educational, medical, social, economic, and general welfare needs of children and young adults. Priority will be placed on programs that improve health and wellness, as well as increase educational and economic develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 143305

Grants to Wayne County, Nebraska Organizations and For-Profits to Attract Visitors and Incre...

Deadline 09/30/18

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, and to utilize travel and tourism facilities within the County. Funding w...

GrantWatch ID#: 149036

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri Nonprofits for Health, Wellness, Arts, Culture, and Family Pro...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services within the priority areas of family, health and wellness efforts, arts and culture opportunities, local community, and strengthening the footwear industry. The Foundation's mission is to support charitable organizations, which are ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158010

Grants to Deschutes County, Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Communities and Residen...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging between $1,000 and $2,500 to Deschutes County, Oregon nonprofit organizations and public agencies for short-term projects and activities that will benefit a specific area or the community at large. Funding is intended for, but not limited to, job creation, education and training, social and human services, c...

GrantWatch ID#: 164753

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Benefit Women and Girls in the St. ...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $3,000 to $8,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for programs that will benefit women and girls within a 30-mile radius of St. Cloud. Funding is intended to support women and girls ages 10-18, women in transition, and elder women. The Central Minnesota Women's F...

GrantWatch ID#: 172273

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to Arizona Native American Tribes to Promote Health, Preserve Culture, and Enhance Ed...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to eligible Arizona Native American tribes to address critical issues within their communities. Eligible tribes include San Carlos Apache, White Mountain Apache, Hualapai, and Tohono O’odham. Programs may impact and benefit tribal communities in the areas of health and wellness, th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174882

Grants to Rhode Island and Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Education,...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $25,000 to Rhode Island and Connecticut nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include health, human services, education, community development, arts and culture, and the environment. Grants are ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 178429