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

 

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

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

Partners for Places is a grant program, hosted by The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) in partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), that improves U.S. and Canadian communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability leaders and place-based foundations. National funders invest in sustainable projects to promote social equity,...


 

Kresge Foundation: Next Generation Initiative Funding and Learning Opportunity

Deadline: Jan 15, 2019

The Next Generation Initiative Funding and Learning Opportunity seeks to invest in public and private human service organizations that are improving social and economic mobility (SEM) for children and families. The initiative is a two-year program consisting of three components: 1) leadership development; 2) development of a community of practice; and 3) the creation of...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps VISTA State New Projects

Deadline: Jan 14, 2019

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks Concept Papers for the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program from outcome-driven organizations that share the AmeriCorps VISTA mission of providing long term solutions to poverty. If the concept paper is accepted the organization will be invited to submit a full AmeriCorps VISTA project...


 

U.S. Department of Transportation: Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program

Deadline: Dec 17, 2018

The Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program (NSFLTP) of The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) provides funding for the construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of nationally-significant projects within, adjacent to, or accessing federal and tribal lands. This Program provides an opportunity to address significant challenges across the nation for transportation facilities that...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: FUNDIT

Deadline: Nov 29, 2018

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...


 

United Way of Central New Mexico

Deadline: Dec 3, 2018

Please see important dates at the bottom of this listing. United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) is seeking proposals for its 2019-2020 application cycle for the delivery of education, health, financial stability, and basic needs programs aimed at helping the most vulnerable in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties. The UWCNM Community Fund Grants will...


 

City of Albuquerque: Social Services and Behavioral Health Services – Filling Gaps of Service for Youth Aging out of the Foster Care and/or Juvenile Justice Systems

Deadline: Dec 6, 2018

The City of Albuquerque has established priorities for funding and they include the following goals: Goal 1: Human and Family Development: People of all ages have the opportunity to participate in the community and economy and are well sheltered, safe, healthy, and educated. Goal 2: Public Safety: The public is safe and secure, and shares...


 

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...