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

 

USA Today Network: A Community Thrives Challenge

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

A Community Thrives Challenge will shine a national spotlight on community-changing ideas, connect organizations to the right people, and help organizations raise the funds to make their ideas happen. USA Today, a daily newspaper that operates in 109 markets, will use its resources to drive national exposure and encourage a wider audience to believe in...


 

Foundation Beyond Belief: Compassionate Impact Grant Program

Deadline: Feb 22, 2019

The Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB) aims to unite the humanist community in charitable and volunteer efforts, and to advocate for compassionate action throughout the world. The Compassionate Impact Grant (CIG) program supports organizations with social initiatives that solve community problems. Key program requirements are: Innovation: Grants will fund organizations that are developing potentially transformative solutions....


 

Albuquerque Community Foundation: Heath, Human Services, Economic & Workforce Development

Deadline: Apr 2, 2019

The Albuquerque Community Foundation makes grants to organizations providing services benefiting people in the Albuquerque metropolitan area through a competitive process. The Foundation’s Competitive Grant Program is comprised of 71 endowment funds. In order to respond to the community’s needs, distributions from the funds are pooled and aligned with the Foundation’s fields of interest, as...


 

New Mexico Gas Company: Economic Development Fund

Deadline: Jun 30, 2019

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...


 

U.S. Department of Commerce: Regional Innovation Strategies Program

Deadline: Apr 4, 2019

The Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) leads the Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program. Under the RIS Program, the EDA currently awards grants that build regional capacity to translate innovations into jobs (1) through proof-of-concept and commercialization assistance to innovators and entrepreneurs and (2) through operational support for organizations that provide...


 

Southwest Capital Bank: Community Giving Program

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

The Southwest Capital Bank’s community giving program focuses on supporting organizations that directly affect the diverse communities it serves and positively impacts low-and-moderate income populations through initiatives focused on alleviating symptoms of poverty in central and northern New Mexico. Grantmaking focus areas include: 1. Poverty alleviation: Grants support organizations and programs that address both basic...


 

U.S. Conference of Mayors: CommunityWINS Grants

Deadline: Mar 22, 2019

The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo are offering the CommunityWINS (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) Grant Program. The goal of the program is to assist cities with the opportunity to invest, strengthen, and promote long-term economic prosperity. The awards recognize outstanding mayoral-based initiatives that can assist their city in promoting economic growth and share...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: FUNDIT

Deadline: Mar 15, 2019

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...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Spring Grant Cycle

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

The Santa Fe Community Foundation welcomes grant proposals for general operating or project-specific funding from organizations that improve outcomes in the following target Areas of Impact: 1. Educational Success and Career Pathways: All children and youth succeed in education prepared for a career. The Foundation will support organizations that work to improve: Kindergarten readiness 3rd...


 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: 2019 Inclusion Open

Deadline: Feb 6, 2019

To find uncommon solutions that accelerate the rate of business starts and growth in all communities, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation invites proposals from organizations that can either test new ideas or scale already-proven programs to remove barriers that make starting and growing a business more difficult. Organizations working to provide quality entrepreneurial support programs...


 

The Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship

Deadline: Mar 8, 2019

Expanding youth apprenticeship is a strategy for building a more inclusive economy by connecting the learning needs of students with the talent needs of industry. Leaders from industry, education, and government in cities, states, and regions across the country are well-positioned to build public-private partnerships to scale youth apprenticeship opportunities across industry sectors, including advanced...


 

New Mexico Department of Tourism: Cooperative Marketing Grant Program

Deadline: Mar 5, 2019

In support of the New Mexico Tourism Department’s (NMTD’s) mission to make New Mexico the primary destination for venturesome travelers, the Cooperative Marketing Grant Program (Co-Op) offers an avenue for tourism related, nonprofit organizations, and local and tribal governments to attract visitors to their destinations and events through advertising. The Co-Op program allows organizations to...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program aims 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 and essential for...


 

City of Albuquerque: Social Services and Emergency Housing Services – Better Way Employment for Panhandlers

Deadline: Jan 25, 2019

The City of Albuquerque seeks proposals from organizations interested in providing services for populations experiencing homelessness to implement the Better Way Employment Program for panhandlers. Services must include, but not be limited to: Providing employment opportunities for panhandlers at the City’s busiest intersections through roving van outreach Providing referrals to the workers for housing and...


 

Taos Community Foundation: Women Give Taos Impact Grant

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

The Women Give Taos Impact Grants support issues that significantly impact women and girls in the community. Applicants must address at least one of the following issue areas: Life skills/employment, parenting, preparation, and training Access to educational opportunity Emotional and physical health (including addiction and teen pregnancy) Healthy development and personal authority of young girls...