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

 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Housing/Economic Development/Environment

Deadline: Aug 15, 2018

Wells Fargo makes contributions in areas that it believes are important to the future of the nation’s vitality and success. Its first priority is to support programs and organizations whose chief purpose is to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. In community development, the Wells Fargo Foundation supports programs improving low- and moderate-income communities...


 

Rockefeller Foundation/Kresge Foundation: Community Opportunity Funds

Deadline: Jul 16, 2018

The Investing in Opportunity Act is an important new resource for community investment. The Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) is part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and provides capital gains relief to investors investing in “Opportunity Zones” designated by U.S. states and territories. The Kresge Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation (Kresge...


 

Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities: Partners for Places

Deadline: Jul 31, 2018

Partners for Places is a grant program that improves U.S. and Canadian communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability leaders and place-based foundations. National funders invest in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents. Through these projects, Partners for Places fosters long-term relationships that make urban...


 

U.S. Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Broad Agency Announcement

Deadline: Jul 11, 2018

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will provide federal assistance to support projects seeking to promote and ensure the inclusion and use of minority enterprises. Funding will encourage new activities, education, outreach, innovative projects or sponsorships that are not addressed through other MBDA programs. MBDA has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique challenges...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Financial Exploitation

Deadline: Jul 5, 2018

The Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Financial Exploitation program seeks applications which focus on elder financial exploitation through innovative collaborations between the financial industry and others to better detect and respond to victims. These efforts should build the capacity of victim service providers and financial industry representatives to enhance fraud detection and provide trauma-informed, age-appropriate...


 

U.S. Department of Commerce: Regional Innovation Strategies

Deadline: Aug 29, 2018

The Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program empowers communities to provide proof-of-concept and commercialization assistance to innovators and entrepreneurs and operational support for organizations that provide essential early-stage funding to startups, building platforms from which they can best leverage public and private sector infrastructure investments in broadband and digital connectivity, transportation, education, and beyond. The RIS...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program

Deadline: Jul 24, 2018

The Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program helps improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting individuals and businesses start, expand, or improve rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through Cooperative Development Centers. Grant and matching funds can be used for developing and operating a Rural Cooperative Development Center. Examples of technical and other...


 

U.S. Department of Treasury: Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

Deadline: Jun 27, 2018

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) program helps organizations to represent low income taxpayers in disputes with the IRS and to educate persons who speak English as a second language (ESL) about their rights and responsibilities as U.S. taxpayers. LITC grantees must: Represent individual low income taxpayers in controversies with the IRS Educate low income...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: New Mexico AmeriCorps VISTA Program

Deadline: Jun 29, 2018

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) New Mexico State Program Office seeks applications for the AmeriCorps VISTA program from innovative, high-performing and outcome driven organizations that share the VISTA mission to provide long term solutions to poverty. This Call for Concept Paper is for placement of VISTA members contingent on FY18 federal budget...


 

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: Aug 1, 2018

The America Honda Foundation’s mission is to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits. The Foundation’s funding priority is youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training,...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) Demonstration Projects

Deadline: Jul 23, 2018

Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) Demonstration Projects will award funding in two phases. In Phase 1, awardees will plan and conduct pilot demonstration projects. A subset of Phase 1 RETAIN awardees will competitively receive Phase 2 RETAIN cooperative agreements and funds to implement projects at full scale. This announcement solicits applications for...


 

The Audacious Project

Deadline: Jun 10, 2018

The Audacious Project is a collaborative approach to funding ideas with the potential to create change at thrilling scale. Housed at TED, the project is a partnership between some of the most respected organizations in philanthropy and the public. The project is attempting to address a major frustration faced by the world’s change-makers. Without access...


 

Call of Duty Endowment: Seal Of Distinction

Deadline: Jun 1, 2018

The Call of Duty Endowment’s mission is to help veterans find high quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace. The Call of Duty Endowment bestows the Seal of Distinction upon nonprofits that demonstrate the highest level of effectiveness,...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Community Economic Development Projects

Deadline: Jun 15, 2018

The Community Economic Development (CED) program provides funding for projects aimed at business development opportunities and creating employment for individuals with low incomes located in geographic areas with a demonstrated need for the proposed project. To accomplish this, the program requires that all businesses and positions created support a service area with unemployment and poverty...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Emerging Markets Program

Deadline: Jun 8, 2018

The Emerging Markets Program (EMP) assists U.S. entities in developing, maintaining, or expanding exports of U.S. agricultural commodities and products by funding activities that enhance emerging markets’ food and rural business systems, including reducing trade barriers. The EMP is intended primarily to support export market development efforts of the private sector, but EMP resources may...