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

 

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...


 

New Mexico Oil & Gas Association: Brighter Future Fund

Deadline: Dec 2, 2019

The New Mexico Oil & Gas Association (NMOGA) is a statewide coalition of oil and natural gas stakeholders, individuals, and companies dedicated to promoting the safe and environmentally responsible development of New Mexico’s oil and natural gas resources. NMOGA has partnered with the Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) on a statewide grant program to ensure philanthropic...


 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Voices for Economic Opportunity

Deadline: Nov 13, 2019

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has collaborated with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Raikes Foundation to issue Voices for Economic Opportunity through its Grand Challenges Program. The Voices for Economic Opportunity challenge seeks to elevate diverse voices that can help broaden the conversation about the issues inhibiting economic...


 

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation: Grant County Community Investment Fund

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

The Grant County Community Investment Fund was established by the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in 2011. The Foundation funds capacity-building programs and initiatives that support people and communities as they address obstacles that prevent them from fully realizing their development goals. The programs and projects the Foundation supports are designed or selected for their ability to increase...


 

VentureWell: Faculty Grants

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

VentureWell awards faculty grants to colleges and universities for the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs and/or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Through these grant funds, VentureWell supports creative pedagogical approaches that generate student teams working on technology solutions to real-world problems, with the goal of the strongest teams applying to participate...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps State and National Grants

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. AmeriCorps grants are awarded to organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions/practices to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service...


 

AARP Foundation: Improving Social Connectedness Among Older Adults

Deadline: Oct 18, 2019

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness. The Foundation’s grantmaking supports organizations to advance evidence-based projects that can become sustainable and practical solutions to the challenges facing low-income older adults, sparking bold, innovative solutions that foster resilience, strengthen communities, and restore hope. The Foundation’s...


 

Dining for Women Giving Circle

Deadline: Oct 24, 2019

Dining for Women is an educational giving circle. Its members meet monthly, learn about its featured and sustained grantees, and donate to Dining for Women, allowing the group to collectively support grassroots international organizations and empower women and girls living in extreme poverty. Dining for Women funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic...


 

Unorthodox Philanthropy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Unorthodox Philanthropy (UP) is sponsored by the Lampert Byrd Foundation in San Francisco, and grew out of efforts to identify extraordinary ideas. It approaches funding differently. Most foundations direct funding to nonprofit organizations that rely on a continuous cycle of philanthropic dollars to remain viable and grow – despite the fact that such capital is...


 

CDFI Fund: New Markets Tax Credit Program

Deadline: Oct 28, 2019

The New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC) Program helps economically distressed communities attract private capital by providing investors with a federal tax credit. Investments made through the NMTC Program are used to finance businesses, breathing new life into neglected, underserved low-income communities. Through the NMTC Program, the CDFI Fund allocates tax credit authority to Community...


 

Native American Agriculture Fund

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) provides grants to organizations for business assistance, agricultural education, technical support, and advocacy services to support Native farmers and ranchers. NAAF has determined that there will be four primary priority areas and an additional four special emphasis areas for which funding will be provided during the 2019 funding cycle....


 

State Farm: Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

State Farm strives to be like a good neighbor, helping to build safer, stronger, and better educated communities across the United States. Through its company grants, State Farm focuses on three areas: Safety Grants – State Farm values the importance of keeping neighbors safe. Its national and local funding is directed toward: auto and roadway...