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

 

U.S. Forest Service: Wood Innovations Program

Deadline: Jan 23, 2018

The Wood Innovations Program seeks to substantially expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs on National Forest System and other forest lands. Priorities are to: Reduce hazardous fuels and improve forest health on National Forest System and other forest lands Reduce costs of forest...


 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training

Deadline: Dec 15, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks proposals to deliver Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field. Through linking to on-the-ground assessment and cleanup activities, EWDJT grants train unemployed and under-employed residents...


 

RPM Foundation

Deadline: Nov 8, 2017

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


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Jobs Plus Initiative

Deadline: Nov 17, 2017

The Jobs Plus program develops locally-based, job-driven approaches that increase earnings and advance employment outcomes for residents of public housing. The place-based program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through earned income disregards for working residents and a set of services designed to support work, including work readiness, employer linkages,...


 

Albuquerque Community Foundation, City of Albuquerque, and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance: Prospero!

Deadline: Oct 15, 2017

Prospero! is a grant opportunity for organizations that are working to provide access to economic opportunities leading to long-term employment and prosperity for young men of color. Grants will support organizations that accelerate job placement and/or job creation for young men of color through providing services such as educational support, job training, mentorship, job readiness,...


 

U.S. Department of Transportation: National Infrastructure Investments

Deadline: Oct 16, 2017

The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program supports projects that have a significant impact on the nation, a metropolitan area, or a region. This includes, but is not limited to, capital projects in areas which repair bridges or improve infrastructure to a state of good repair; projects that implement safety improvements to reduce fatalities...


 

Albuquerque Community Foundation: Mayor’s Prize for Entrepreneurship

Deadline: Sep 25, 2017

The Mayor’s Prize for Entrepreneurship, powered by the Albuquerque Community Foundation, is committed to advancing the development of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Greater Albuquerque area, and is seeking bold, innovative ideas from applicants in one of the following categories: Democratizing entrepreneurship: Organizations that bring a racial equity lens by supporting entrepreneurs who are immigrant,...


 

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Community Development and Economic Development Grants

Deadline: Nov 1, 2017

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is committed to supporting organizations led by low-income individuals as they work to break the cycle of poverty and improve their communities. CCHD has two grant programs that are currently accepting applications: 1. Community Development Grant Program: This program support efforts that demonstrate a commitment to the dignity...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Value-Added Producer Grants

Deadline: Jan 24, 2018

The Value Added Producer Grant program (VAPG) seeks to agricultural producers in starting or expanding value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of Value-Added agricultural products. Grants will be awarded for either planning or working capital projects directly related to the processing and/or marketing of value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing...


 

State Farm Insurance: Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Deadline: Oct 31, 2017

State Farm works to help build safer, stronger, and better educated communities across the United States. Company grants are focused on the following areas: Community development: Grants strive to maintain vibrant communities by assisting nonprofits that support affordable housing, first time homeowners, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, job training, and small business development Education: Grants support...


 

U.S. Department of Transportation: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Deadline: Sep 7, 2017

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) authorizes and provides funding for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA’s) Community Safety Grant Program. PHMSA has identified two areas of focus for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Community Safety Grant: 1) Training state and local personnel responsible for enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Technical Assistance Grant

Deadline: Aug 23, 2017

The Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) program is intended to provide technical assistance (TA) to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO), specifically by: Developing (establishing, expanding or enhancing) pre-apprenticeship or nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO Providing...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: Cultivate/Continuity and Focus Tiers

Deadline: Sep 15, 2017

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, cultural, and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change. The McCune Foundation focuses on the following nine priorities in its grantmaking: Capacity building in the...


 

McCune Foundation: Lead Tier Funding

Deadline: Jul 31, 2017

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, cultural, and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change. The McCune Foundation focuses on the following nine priorities in its grantmaking: Capacity building in the...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Susan Harwood Training Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 28, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) discretionary grant program offers an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to compete annually for funding so they may develop and conduct training and education programs for small business employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of occupational safety and health hazards in their...