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

 

U.S. Department of Education: High School Career and Technical Education Teacher Pathway Initiative

Deadline: Jul 28, 2017

The purpose of the High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Pathway Initiative is to improve CTE programs assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins Act) by increasing the supply of high school CTE teachers available to teach students in CTE programs that align to in-demand industry...


 

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

Deadline: Jul 24, 2017

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...


 

Walmart Foundation: State Giving Program – Community Engagement and Hunger Relief (Cycle Three)

Deadline: Aug 11, 2017

Through the State Giving Program, the Walmart Foundation awards grants at the state and regional levels to support unmet needs not directly addressed by other Walmart Foundation programs. To help facilitate this process, the Foundation has created State Giving Advisory Councils, made up of Walmart store associates, for every state. The Advisory Councils determine the...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Community Development Initiative

Deadline: Jul 25, 2017

The Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program provides funding to help non-profit housing and community development organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Funds may be used to improve housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. This includes, but is not limited to:...


 

National Credit Union Administration: Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives Grant Program – Round One

Deadline: Jul 31, 2017

The National Credit Union Administration’s Grant Program was established by Congress to provide funds to low-income designated credit unions that serve low-income communities. The Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) administers the congressionally appropriated funds. OSCUI will fund the following initiatives: 1. Digital Services and Security: Building a digital relationship with members is a...


 

National Credit Union Administration: Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives Grant Program – Round Two

Deadline: Aug 31, 2017

The National Credit Union Administration’s Grant Program was established by Congress to provide funds to low-income designated credit unions that serve low-income communities. The Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) administers the congressionally appropriated funds. OSCUI will fund the following initiatives: Undeserved outreach: This initiative aims to improve the financial health of individuals in...


 

Call of Duty Endowment: Seal Of Distinction

Deadline: Jun 5, 2017

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,...


 

Small Business Administration: Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME)

Deadline: Jun 16, 2017

The Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) Act of 1999 authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator to establish a program for the purposes of: Providing training and technical assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs Providing training and capacity building assistance to microenterprise development organizations (MDOs) and programs Aiding in research and development of best practices for...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

Deadline: Jun 22, 2017

The purpose of the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program is to promote economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native American Pacific Islanders from American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The SEDS program supports the principle that social and economic development are inter-related...


 

U.S. Department of Commerce: Regional Innovation Strategies

Deadline: Jun 23, 2017

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is committed to fostering connected, innovation-centric economic sectors that support the conversion of research into products and services, businesses, and ultimately jobs through entrepreneurship. Funding is available for capacity-building programs that provide proof-of-concept and commercialization assistance to innovators and entrepreneurs and for operational support for organizations that provide essential early-stage...


 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Housing/Economic Development/Environment

Deadline: Jun 15, 2017

Wells Fargo makes contributions in areas that it believes are important to the future of our 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...


 

RPM Foundation

Deadline: Aug 25, 2017

The RPM Foundation provides the pathway to careers for the next generation of automotive and marine restoration and preservation 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...


 

Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board: Adult/Dislocated Worker and/or Youth Service Provider for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Deadline: May 4, 2017

The Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board (NALWDB) seeks experienced organizations to provide workforce development services for in-school youth ages 16-21 and out-of school youth ages 16-24, adults and dislocated worker services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The ultimate goals are to help customers obtain skills, credentials and work experience, and for...


 

U.S. Bancorp Foundation: Workforce Education and Economic Prosperity

Deadline: May 31, 2017

The U.S. Bank Foundation seeks to support a strong small business environment and an educated workforce in order to ensure the prosperity of communities. Grants support organizations that help small business thrive, allow people to succeed in the workforce, provide pathways to higher education, and gain greater financial literacy. Focus areas are: Investing in the...


 

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

Deadline: May 26, 2017

The primary objective of the Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program is to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting non-profit corporations or higher education institutions in the startup, expansion, or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through cooperative development. Grant and matching funds can be used for developing and...