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

 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Fall 2021 Grant Cycle

Deadline: Aug 30, 2021

Santa Fe Community Foundation seeks grant proposals from organizations that are engaged in direct service, policy advocacy, and/or collaborative efforts to improve outcomes in the following areas: Animal Welfare Cultural Vibrancy Economic Security and Opportunities Educational Success and Career Pathways Envision Fund (LGBTQ+) Native American Advised Fund Santa Fe Baby Fund Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship...


 

The Workers Lab: The Innovation Fund

Deadline: Jul 12, 2021

The Workers Lab gives new ideas for workers a chance to succeed and flourish, and invests in innovations that address immediate and structural problems that exist because systems and structures are outdated and were not created with all workers in mind. The Innovation Fund seeks innovators with new ideas about how to transform systems and...


 

U.S. Small Business Administration: Community Navigator Pilot Program

Deadline: Jul 12, 2021

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is committed to ensuring that the nation’s small businesses receive the support they need to access federal relief programs that can help them weather the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus of Community Navigator Pilot Program is to reach and support underserved small businesses, including micro and...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Regional Food System Partnerships

Deadline: Jul 6, 2021

Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) supports partnerships that connect public and private resources to plan and develop local or regional food systems. The RFSP focuses on building and strengthening local or regional food economy viability and resilience, and this includes pandemic response and recovery. Applicants will work with their partners to catalyze the development of...


 

Uncharted: Economic Inequality Initiative

Deadline: Jun 28, 2021

Uncharted seeks to support early-stage solutions addressing economic inequality in the U.S. The economic divide in the U.S. is sharp and rising. In the decade since the Great Recession, middle-and-lower classes saw their collective wealth shrink by over 20%, disproportionately affecting women, people of color, and young people. Meanwhile, the country’s most affluent families grew...


 

Department of Defense: Defense Manufacturing Communities Support Program

Deadline: Jun 15, 2021

The Defense Manufacturing Communities Support Program notice presents an opportunity to obtain Defense Manufacturing Community designation and funding under the Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program for Fiscal Year 2021. The current notice outlines the first of a two-step process to potentially receive funding under this program. First, regional consortia will compete to receive designation as...


 

U.S. Small Business Administration: Program For Investment In Microentrepreneurs

Deadline: May 20, 2021

The Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) was established for the purposes of: (i) providing training and technical assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs; (ii) providing training and capacity building assistance to microenterprise development organizations (MDOs) and programs; (iii) aiding in Research and development of best practices for microenterprise and technical assistance programs for disadvantaged entrepreneurs. This...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: Outdoor Recreation Business Accelerator Grant

Deadline: Apr 30, 2021

The Outdoor Recreation Business Accelerator Grant invests in business accelerators that support both early stage as well as established outdoor recreation businesses to help them grow and thrive in New Mexico. The grants will be awarded to accelerators with a proven track record and well-developed plan to help individuals and companies improve their business plans,...


 

Department of Transportation: National Infrastructure Investments

Deadline: Jul 2, 2021

National Infrastructure Investments are now known as Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grants, formerly TIGER and BUILD Transportation Grants. RAISE grants are for capital investments in surface transportation that will have a significant local or regional impact. RAISE funding aligns with the Department of Transportation (DOT’s) infrastructure goal by guiding strategic investments...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Refugee Microenterprise Development Program

Deadline: Jun 7, 2021

The overall goal of the Refugee Microenterprise Development Program (MED) Program is to promote refugee economic self-sufficiency by providing assistance with development, expansion, or maintenance of refugee-owned micro-businesses. Under the MED Program, the following objectives must be carried out: 1) assisting refugees to establish microenterprise businesses through the provision of MED loans, T/TA, 2) assisting...


 

Serve New Mexico Formula Request for Applications

Deadline: Apr 30, 2021

The Serve New Mexico Formula Request is for a pool of AmeriCorps national service funding (the Formula pool) that is determined on the basis of a statewide competition and selected by the Serve New Mexico Commission (the Commission). Any application in response to this request is for this statewide Formula pool of funding. Applicants should...


 

Del Norte LOV Foundation: 2021 Community Grant-Making

Deadline: Apr 15, 2021

Del Norte LOV Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), provides programmatic grants to nonprofits based in New Mexico that align with the Foundation’s mission to improve lives of youth and families in New Mexico, particularly in the communities that DNCU serves which include Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, and Santa Fe counties....


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development Program

Deadline: Jun 1, 2021

The Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development (RFCCMED) program will fund applicants to enable refugees to achieve self-sufficiency by establishing small family child care businesses. The program will provide refugee participants with training and technical assistance (TA) in professional child care, microenterprise development, and financial literacy; assist refugee participants in navigating the child care licensing...


 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: 2021 Rebuilding Better RFP

Deadline: Apr 5, 2021

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Policy strategy focuses on policy advocacy and engagement with entrepreneurs to spur adoption of pro-entrepreneurial policy at the local, state, and national levels. The Rebuilding Better RFP is intended to support activities that engage entrepreneurs in advocacy and educate policymakers of the challenges entrepreneurs face in America, thereby contributing to...


 

Department of Commerce: Advanced Manufacturing Project Grants

Deadline: Apr 8, 2021

The Advanced Manufacturing Project (AMP) grants awards to identify, screen, promote, and refer Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to specialized advanced manufacturing programs, and to provide technical and business development services. The technical assistance and business development services will generate increased financing and contract opportunities for MBEs and will assist MBEs in creating and retaining jobs....