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

 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Fall Grants Round

Deadline: Aug 13, 2020

The Santa Fe Community Foundation’s Fall Funding Priorities will focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship of Resources; Cultural Vibrancy; Economic Security and Opportunities; and Animal Welfare. The Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship of Resources priority will support requests that work to improve: local food self-sufficiency; land, air, and water health; and energy from renewable sources. Through...


 

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: Aug 1, 2020

The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs, and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. It supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects in addition to the...


 

AccessLex Institute: Financial Education Research Grants

Deadline: Jun 30, 2020

The institute’s Financial Education Research Grant program provides funding for the development and implementation of innovative, high-impact financial education research. The central goal of the grant is to develop data, facts, and conclusions which further the understanding on how to develop student financial knowledge, support behavior change, and ultimately promote financial well-being. It is particularly...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Fatherhood – Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential

Deadline: Jul 1, 2020

The Fatherhood – Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential (Fatherhood FIRE) will award of demonstration grants that support responsible fatherhood promotion activities. The following qualities of fatherhood are identified as the inspiration for the activities that will be funded – Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential (FIRE). Grants will fund projects designed to provide a broad array...


 

Bank of America Charitable Foundation: Economic Mobility Focused on the Needs of the Community

Deadline: Jun 26, 2020

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation partners with nonprofits that are removing barriers for economic opportunity for vulnerable populations, including families struggling to make ends meet, opportunity youth, individuals living with disabilities, veterans, and those with significant barriers to employment, including those impacted by the criminal justice system. The goal is to help transform communities...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production Program

Deadline: Jul 6, 2020

The Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production Program (UAIP) supports the development of urban agriculture and innovative production activities by funding projects led by nonprofit organizations, local or Tribal governments, and schools that serve any of the grades K-12 in areas of the United States. Projects should target a single or multiple urban areas, suburbs, or...


 

New Mexico Gas Company: Economic Development Fund

Deadline: Jun 30, 2020

New Mexico Gas Company’s parent company, Emera, has provided a $5,000,000 economic development fund that runs through 2020. The fund will promote innovation and economic development around the state. Taking a broad-based approach, each year, a diverse group of recipients will be chosen including educational and innovation labs and business incubators and economic development groups...


 

New Mexico Oil & Gas Association: Brighter Future Fund

Deadline: Apr 30, 2020

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, the Brighter Future...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Community Food Project

Deadline: Jun 3, 2020

The purpose of the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP) is to support the development of projects with a one-time infusion of federal dollars to make projects self-sustaining. Community Food Projects (CFPs) are designed to create community-based food projects with objectives, activities, and outcomes that are in alignment with CFPCGP primary goals. The purpose...


 

WES Mariam Assefa Fund: Opportunity Challenge

Deadline: May 26, 2020

The Opportunity Challenge is a joint grantmaking initiative of the WES Mariam Assefa Fund and the Tarsadia Foundation, two funders committed to unlocking potential for all immigrants and refugees. The Challenge seeks solutions to support the success of immigrants and refugees in low-wage jobs and their communities across the U.S. Economic mobility is not solely...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP)

Deadline: Apr 20, 2020

The Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP) will support applicants who have sub-grantees that partner with community colleges to provide education and training to improve workforce outcomes for justice-involved young adults, the criminal justice system, and employers. YARP aims to partner with organizations that provide reentry services with community colleges to provide education and training services...


 

Citi Foundation: Wages Connect

Deadline: Apr 10, 2020

The Citi Foundation and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) are seeking proposals for Wages Connect. These grants will support innovative programmatic approaches to helping municipally-led workforce development program clients open safe and affordable accounts and receive financial education services. As part of the CFE Fund’s larger Bank On initiative, and building off...


 

Citi Foundation: Summer Jobs Connect

Deadline: Apr 10, 2020

The Citi Foundation and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) are seeking proposals for a new cohort of Summer Jobs Connect grantees. These grants will support innovative programmatic approaches to helping municipally-led Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) participants open safe bank or credit union accounts and receive financial education services. Building off six...


 

U.S. Economic Development Administration: Build to Scale Program

Deadline: Mar 24, 2020

The Build to Scale (B2S) Program (previously Regional Innovation Strategies) hosts a portfolio of grant competitions that further technology-based economic development initiatives that accelerate high quality job growth, create more economic opportunities, and support the future of the next generation of industry leading companies. The Build to Scale Program builds regional economies through scalable startups...


 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Diverse Community Capital

Deadline: Mar 10, 2020

Beginning in 2018 and continuing through 2020, the DCC program will offer two unique funding opportunities. Program components are: Capacity Building grants. The purpose of this funding is to build CDFI capacity (capital, resources, and knowledge) with flexible grant capital to increase and strengthen lending and technical assistance offerings to diverse small businesses. Activator grants....