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

 

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

Deadline: Nov 8, 2018

The AmeriCorps national service funding (competitive pool) is determined on the basis of a national competition and is selected by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS). The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism (the Commission) directs national service policy for New Mexico and directly administers funding awarded by the CNCS to support New...


 

Walmart Foundation: Incumbent Service-Sector Worker Upskilling

Deadline: Oct 22, 2018

The Walmart Foundation will support entities to build on or accelerate cross-sector, upskilling efforts for incumbent workers within a specific community or region that can lead to professional advancement or promotion. Cross-sector collaboration is a key factor for being selected; therefore, applicants should demonstrate involvement with numerous community and state partners in the program development...


 

Dining for Women Giving Circle

Deadline: Oct 24, 2018

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...


 

Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

Deadline: Dec 12, 2018

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence is a national urban design award that seeks to promote innovative thinking about the built environment and advance conversation about making cities better. The award discovers and celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design along with their social and economic contributions to the nation’s cities. Amount:...


 

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

Deadline: Jan 30, 2019

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...


 

Best Buy: National Grant Partnerships

Deadline: Oct 1, 2018

Best Buy’s National Grants Program funds strategic partners who provide curriculum and programming for Best Buy’s new Career Pathways program. Career Pathways is a program that offers teens a bridge to success through mentoring, career readiness preparation, and internships. National nonprofit partners generate interest and awareness in tech-related careers; improve access to training, credentialing, and...


 

JPMorgan Chase & Co.: AdvancingCities

Deadline: Nov 30, 2018

AdvancingCities is a five-year initiative that will invest in solutions to bolster the long-term vitality of cities and the communities within them that have not benefited from economic growth. A component of AdvancingCities is the AdvancingCities Challenge, an annual competition to advance lasting solutions that will lead to more people connected to jobs with a...


 

Albuquerque Involved

Deadline: Oct 15, 2018

Albuquerque Involved serves those who want to connect with their community but who struggle to find the time or place to start. It makes it easy for busy individuals and families to get involved in giving and service to nonprofits in the greater Albuquerque community. The hope is for members to find agencies that ignite...


 

New Mexico Public Education Department: Work-Based Learning Initiative

Deadline: Sep 28, 2018

The New Mexico’s Public Education Department’s New Mexico Work-Based Learning Initiative (WBLI) is a partnership with the Department of Workforce Solutions, business and industry stakeholders, and New Mexico employers committed to providing hands-on learning in a work environment. The WBLI is a school-to-career program where students receive career exploration guidance, learn work-ready skills, and take...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Trade Promotion Program

Deadline: Nov 2, 2018

Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) will help U.S. agricultural exporters develop new markets and will help mitigate the adverse effects of other countries’ tariff and non-tariff barriers. The ATP provides cost-share assistance to eligible U.S. organizations for activities such as consumer advertising, public relations, point-of-sale demonstrations, participation in trade fairs and exhibits, market research, and technical...


 

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

Deadline: Oct 31, 2018

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation offers Community Investment Funds in communities where it operates. CIF’s engages community leaders in cultivating and assessing community projects that address identified community priorities, and allows them to allocate Freeport-McMoRan Foundation funds to programs and projects that encourage a strong focus on local capacity-building, community development, and sustainability. Grantmaking focus areas identified...


 

VentureWell: Faculty Grants

Deadline: Nov 7, 2018

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...


 

VentureWell: E-Team Grants

Deadline: Oct 3, 2018

An E-Team (Entrepreneur-Team)is a multidisciplinary group of student-led teams working together with faculty to bring an invention to market. The E-Team Program is an integrated program of grant funding, training, coaching, and investment. The program’s mission is to give student teams the best possible chance to move technologies out of the lab or classroom and...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Agriculture & Food Systems Initiative

Deadline: Oct 5, 2018

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) recognizes that Native food systems are important assets to Native communities. As a result, First Nations has long supported Native communities as they fortify traditional food systems, seek to increase access to healthy and fresh foods, increase awareness of and involvement with where food comes from, and expand knowledge...


 

RPM Foundation

Deadline: Dec 7, 2018

The RPM Foundation provides the pathway to careers for the next generation of automotive and marine 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 have a proven...