Upcoming Grants Related to Community Development/Housing

 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Housing/Economic Development/Environment

Deadline: Aug 15, 2016

Wells Fargo makes contributions in areas that it believes are important to the future of our nation’s vitality and success. Its first priority is to support programs and organizations whose chief purpose is to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. In community development, the Wells Fargo Foundation supports programs improving low- and moderate-income communities...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Our Town Creative Placemaking Projects

Deadline: Sep 12, 2016

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. Creative placemaking is when artists, arts organizations, and community development practitioners deliberately integrate arts and culture into community revitalization work – placing arts at the table with land-use, transportation, economic...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Community Development Initiative

Deadline: Jul 22, 2016

The Rural Community Development Initiative provides funding to help non-profit housing and community development organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Rural Community Development Initiative grants may be used for, but are not limited to: Training sub-grantees to conduct: home-ownership education; and minority business entrepreneur education Providing technical...


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program

Deadline: Jul 19, 2016

The Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program (Community Compass) is designed to help the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) customers navigate complex housing and community development challenges by equipping them with the knowledge, skills, tools, capacity, and systems to implement HUD programs and policies successfully and be more effective stewards...


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities

Deadline: Jul 15, 2016

Historic Preservation Grant projects will increase the number of listings in the National Register of Historic Places associated with communities currently underrepresented, such as communities including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and LGBT Americans. Grant-supported projects include surveys and inventories of historic properties associated with underrepresented communities, as well as the development of nominations to...


 

KaBOOM! Play Everywhere Challenge

Deadline: May 31, 2016

Developed in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Target, Playworld, the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development, and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Play Everywhere Challenge is a national, year-long competition to address the need for increased play in kids’ lives. It is a call for ideas that will help uncover...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works

Deadline: Jul 14, 2016

“Art Works” refers to three things: the works of art themselves, the ways art works on audiences, and the fact that art is work for the artists and arts professionals who make up the field. Art works by enhancing the value of individuals and communities, by connecting us to each other and to something greater...


 

Tony Hawk Foundation: Skate Park Grants

Deadline: Jun 15, 2016

The primary mission of the Tony Hawk Foundation is to promote high quality, public skateparks in low-income areas throughout the United States, and to support international programs that enrich the lives of youth through skateboarding. Organizations that seek to build free, public skateparks in low-income communities in the United States may apply for a grant...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Community Connect Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 17, 2016

The Community Connect program serves rural communities where broadband service is least likely to be available, but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for citizens. The projects funded by these grants will help rural residents tap into the enormous potential of the Internet. Grant funds may be used to...


 

City of Albuquerque: Urban Enhancement Trust Fund

Deadline: Jun 30, 2016

The Urban Enhancement Trust Fund (UETF) awards funding to arts and cultural projects dedicated to enhancing the Albuquerque community. UETF supports organizations that are dedicated to enhancing Albuquerque’s cultural vitality in the area of visual art, music, theater, dance, history, or literature. UETF funds projects (not operating expenses) that meet the following guidelines: All projects...


 

National Recreation and Park Association: Green Urban Parks Campaign Grants

Deadline: Apr 29, 2016

Green Urban Parks Campaign Grants seek to demonstrate the effectiveness of green infrastructure to positively affect environmental change in underserved low-income communities and communities of color, and thereby increase community engagement, connection to nature, and physical activity by community residents. The intention is to create replicable model projects that provide strategies and lessons learned for...


 

Aetna Foundation: Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

Deadline: May 31, 2016

The Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge is a collaboration between the Aetna Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the National Association of Counties to encourage small to mid-sized U.S. cities and counties to create a positive health impact. The Challenge will identify the best practices for achieving city and county health, wellness, and health...


 

JPMorgan Chase Foundation: Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods

Deadline: May 16, 2016

Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods (PRO Neighborhoods) is a five-year, $125 million effort to drive inclusive economic growth by helping communities access the tools they need to address neighborhood quality issues that are among the biggest barriers to economic mobility. Because these challenges are major drivers of wealth and income inequality in chronically distressed...


 

Bernalillo County: Neighborhood Outreach Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 1, 2016

The Neighborhood Outreach Grant Program was created to assist neighborhood groups to continue participation and outreach to residents of Bernalillo County. As part of this grant program, Bernalillo County Neighborhood Coordination promotes collaboration between the county and the community. Community building is core to project success. The process of bringing people together and building relationships...


 

Federal Transit Administration: Bus and Bus Facilities Discretionary Program

Deadline: May 23, 2016

The purpose of the Bus Program is to improve the condition of the nation’s public transportation bus fleets, expand transportation access to employment, educational, and healthcare facilities, and to improve mobility options in rural and urban areas throughout the country. In accordance with the statutory requirement that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) must “consider the...