Upcoming Grants Related to Economic Development/Job Training/Financial Literacy

 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: America’s New Business Plan

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

Entrepreneurs are underrepresented in policy debates. Whether attributable to a lack of financial resources to advocate, a lack of time, pessimism, or some combination of factors, this underrepresentation has left policymakers without a proper understanding of the unique needs and challenges associated with entrepreneurship. Without information about entrepreneurship and new ideas for helping entrepreneurs, policymakers...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: FundIt

Deadline: Dec 17, 2019

New Mexico FundIt assists communities in accessing financing from over 15 different state and federal entities—all at one in-person meeting. FundIt is not a grant program; it is a platform connecting the community with a variety of different agencies and resources simultaneously. This collaboration saves time, improves effective project review and support, and ensures strategic...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Support to Communities – Fostering Opioid Recovery Through Workforce Development

Deadline: Jan 9, 2020

The Support to Communities: Fostering Opioid Recovery through Workforce Development grant program will fund projects addressing the ongoing health crisis stemming from widespread misuse of and addiction to opioids and other drugs, including illicit drugs, allocating significant funds and personnel to support treatment and recovery services, target availability of overdose-reversing drugs, train first responders, and...


 

United Way of Central New Mexico

Deadline: Dec 1, 2019

Please see important dates at the bottom of this listing. United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) awards grant funding to health and human service programs in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties. The UWCNM’s Impact Agenda focuses on Family Stability and Education and Youth Development, which the UWCNM is calling Mission: Families and Mission:...


 

City of Albuquerque: Better Way Employment Program for Panhandlers

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

The City of Albuquerque seeks proposals from qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services for populations experiencing homelessness to implement the Better Way Employment Program for Panhandlers. Services must include, but not be limited to: Providing employment opportunities for panhandlers at the City’s busiest intersections through roving van outreach Providing referrals to the workers for...


 

Prosperity Now: Emergency Savings Pilot

Deadline: Nov 11, 2019

Prosperity Now, with generous support from the Wells Fargo Foundation, is soliciting applications from organizations interested in participating in a 12-month pilot to test the impact of matches to help families establish emergency savings accounts. Prosperity Now will also explore platforms and technology solutions to attract more matching funds to emergency savings accounts. Through the...


 

Bernalillo County: 2020 Census Outreach and Education

Deadline: Nov 12, 2019

On behalf of the Census 2020 Complete Count Committee, Bernalillo County is soliciting proposals from community-based organizations to submit proposals to provide services for various forms of outreach, promotion, and education in identifying and interacting with the diverse populations within Bernalillo County. There is a significant need for outreach, promotion, and education to increase the...


 

The Atlantic and Allstate: Renewal Awards

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

The Renewal Awards are a program from the Atlantic and Allstate that recognizes the social innovation demonstrated by thousands of nonprofits that are finding creative solutions to America’s most pressing problems. Nominated nonprofits will be judged on: 501(c)(3) status and an online presence, including a Facebook account, Twitter account, YouTube channel, or website Score on...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Job Corps Scholars Program

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020

The Job Corps Scholars Program seeks grantees to enroll Job Corps eligible youth and provide those enrolled with intensive counseling services to support and facilitate each student’s employment and career success. Grantees should provide these services throughout each student’s participation in the 12-month career technical training component of the Job Corps Scholars Program and the...


 

U.S. Economic Development Administration: Accelerate R2 Network Challenge

Deadline: Mar 11, 2020

The Accelerate R2 Challenge Network will create a strategic nationwide network of organizations working to address disaster response and resiliency (R2) challenges with innovative technologies. The Accelerate R2 Network Challenge seeks to create a nationwide network or networks that will enable and support innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors to bring transformative technologies into the response...


 

RPM Foundation

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

The RPM Foundation provides the pathway to careers for the next generation of automotive, motorcycle, and marine restoration and preservation craftsmen and artisans through formal training and mentorship. It promotes interest in collectible cars, motorcycles, and boats by developing the next generation of enthusiasts, restorers, and craftsmen. By providing funding through scholarships and grants to...


 

Economic Opportunity Challenge

Deadline: Jan 28, 2020

In the United States, many families face extensive barriers to achieve success. The Economic Opportunity Challenge aims to build a more vibrant economic ecosystem by scaling an impactful, evidence-based solution that sustainably creates economic opportunity for low-income families. It is a public competition launched with the support of Lever for Change to award $10,000,000 to...


 

New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism: AmeriCorps Grant (Competitive Pool)

Deadline: Nov 8, 2019

Note: Submission of the Notice of Intent to Apply/Readiness Checklist and Agency-Specific W9 is required to be eligible for this competition and is due on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by 5:00pm Mountain by email to asd.tiwaprocurement@state.nm.us. The mission of the the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and...


 

New Profit: Postsecondary Innovation for Equity Initiative

Deadline: Oct 23, 2019

New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization backing social entrepreneurs creating equity and opportunity in America, will support innovators who are connecting young adults from low-income communities with the postsecondary credentials and work experience needed to access upwardly mobile careers. An initiative of Learn to Earn, New Profit’s postsecondary and career strategy, Postsecondary Innovation for Equity...


 

Isora Foundation

Deadline: Feb 21, 2020

The Isora Foundation is committed to empowering individuals to improve conditions within their communities in the areas of health, education, economic development, and social justice. The Foundation seeks to support organizations or projects that: Support sustainable economic development and social change, often within grassroots and/or indigenous communities Attempt to change negative social, economic, and cultural...