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

 

Kresge Foundation: Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

To provide greater pathways to economic and social mobility, there is need for a strong human services field to work with and for children and families with low incomes. Building on lessons and innovations from its Next Generation Initiative and place-based ecosystems strategies, the Kresge Foundation continues to learn about evidence-informed and promising practices that...


 

Kresge Foundation: Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

To provide greater pathways to social and economic mobility, the Kresge Foundation leverages lessons it has learned through its place-based opportunity ecosystems and NextGen efforts to work with key partners across sectors to address structural barriers and advance policy solutions. Through local, state, and national partners, the Foundation pinpoints policy, regulations, and practices that impede...


 

Kresge Foundation: Place-Based Opportunity Ecosystems

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Local place-based opportunity ecosystems – comprising mutually reinforcing public, nonprofit organizations working across systems such as education, health, workforce development, and others – hold enormous promise in advancing social and economic mobility in particular cities. The Foundation defines “Opportunity Ecosystems” as systems work within communities that create strategic, action-oriented, dynamic, and enduring environments, and are...


 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program – Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program

Deadline: Aug 13, 2019

The Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program (RAAP) will provide individualized programming to lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who entered the United States under the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) or were granted asylum, to attain the skills and knowledge required for successful citizenship and to foster a sense of belonging and attachment to the United States....


 

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

Deadline: Oct 1, 2019

The Jobs Plus program develops locally-based, job-driven approaches that increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of public housing. The place-based Jobs Plus program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through earned income disregards for...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: RSVP Competition

Deadline: Sep 25, 2019

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP engages people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities. RSVP...


 

BBVA Compass Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The BBVA Compass Foundation is the charitable arm of Compass Bank. It provides grants in the following areas: Community Development (including financial literacy): Create and sustain affordable housing Deliver alternative financial services and products to low- to moderate- income (LMI) communities through Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) Revitalize low- to moderate-income neighborhoods Facilitate job creation and...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic

Deadline: Aug 23, 2019

The Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic (RESTORE) Grant Program will support projects that directly address the employment needs of women affected by the opioid crisis and combat its impact in some of the hardest hit areas of the country. Applicants will establish and/or build on cooperative relationships among service providers and...


 

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline: Sep 13, 2019

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) works in cooperation with the National Cable and Telecommunications Association–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. FRS will provide annual grants for programs in rural communities served by NTCA members. Grants support local efforts...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: FUNDIT

Deadline: Sep 24, 2019

FUNDIT brings together state and federal agencies with local officials in order to help communities in the state get complete funding for their projects. The program provides a centralized location to obtain financing from start to completion for projects that will help with job creation efforts and assist small business development. FUNDIT was created to...


 

Autism Speaks: Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program

Deadline: Aug 30, 2019

Autism Speaks funds programs that provide people with autism with social and educational experiences. Through the bi-annual Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program, Autism Speaks funds grants that identify and support innovative community programs for people with autism of all ages. Funding supports recreational programs demonstrating the ability to: Reach a wide age range of...


 

Rising Tide Foundation: Empowering for Freedom

Deadline: Aug 12, 2019

The Rising Tide Foundation’s Empowering for Freedom initiative will support projects that show entrepreneurial approaches to social issues that advance the freedom of individuals and society. The theory of change is that freedom is the most important explanatory factor driving and shaping human wellbeing around the world. Freedom of individuals can be advanced by: Reducing...


 

Bernalillo County: State Capital Outlay Funding

Deadline: Jul 29, 2019

The New Mexico Department of Finance in conjunction with the State Attorney General’s Office directs New Mexico’s capital outlay grant program. Key information points around the capital outlay program include: Capital outlay funding refers to “bricks and mortar” projects with a lifespan of 10 years or greater and does not refer to an agency’s operational...


 

Small Business Administration: Service Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program

Deadline: Jul 24, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will fund projects to market and deliver an existing service-disabled veteran entrepreneurial training program (SDVETP) to veterans, service-disabled veterans, and Reserve Component members who intend to start new businesses or expand/diversify existing small businesses. It is expected that the awardees will work closely with SBA resource partners, particularly the Veterans...


 

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions: Economic Stability Program for Low Income Families

Deadline: Aug 1, 2019

The State of New Mexico’s Department of Workforce Solutions (DWS) will fund projects that implement activities that support low-income families to move above federal poverty. Activities include, but are not limited to, individual development accounts; neighborhood impact approaches that result in increased social connections; small capital investments; and development of savings and trust accounts for...