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

 

State Farm: Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

State Farm strives to be like a good neighbor, helping to build safer, stronger, and better educated communities across the United States. Through its company grants, State Farm focuses on three areas: Safety Grants – State Farm values the importance of keeping neighbors safe. Its national and local funding is directed toward: auto and roadway...


 

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Community Development and Economic Development Grants

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is committed to supporting organizations led by low-income individuals as they work to break the cycle of poverty and improve their communities. CCHD has two grant programs that are currently accepting applications: 1. Community Development Grant Program: This program support efforts that demonstrate a commitment to the dignity...


 

VentureWell: E-Team Grants

Deadline: Oct 2, 2019

An E-Team (Entrepreneur-Team) is a multidisciplinary group of students working with faculty mentor to bring an invention to market. The E-Team Program is an integrated program of grant funding, training, coaching, and investment. E-Teams may form as a result of a course, extracurricular program, or the independent initiative of students. The E-Team grant program provides...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Systems for Action – Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

Systems for Action (S4A) is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that helps to build the evidence base for a Culture of Health by rigorously testing new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. Studies conducted through the S4A program test innovative mechanisms for aligning...


 

Albuquerque Involved

Deadline: Oct 4, 2019

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...


 

Kresge Foundation: Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

To provide greater pathways to economic and social mobility, there is need for a strong human services field to work with and for children and families with low incomes. Building on lessons and innovations from its Next Generation Initiative and place-based ecosystems strategies, the Kresge Foundation continues to learn about evidence-informed and promising practices that...


 

Kresge Foundation: Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

To provide greater pathways to social and economic mobility, the Kresge Foundation leverages lessons it has learned through its place-based opportunity ecosystems and NextGen efforts to work with key partners across sectors to address structural barriers and advance policy solutions. Through local, state, and national partners, the Foundation pinpoints policy, regulations, and practices that impede...


 

Kresge Foundation: Place-Based Opportunity Ecosystems

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Local place-based opportunity ecosystems – comprising mutually reinforcing public, nonprofit organizations working across systems such as education, health, workforce development, and others – hold enormous promise in advancing social and economic mobility in particular cities. The Foundation defines “Opportunity Ecosystems” as systems work within communities that create strategic, action-oriented, dynamic, and enduring environments, and are...


 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program – Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program

Deadline: Aug 13, 2019

The Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program (RAAP) will provide individualized programming to lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who entered the United States under the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) or were granted asylum, to attain the skills and knowledge required for successful citizenship and to foster a sense of belonging and attachment to the United States....


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Jobs Plus Initiative

Deadline: Oct 1, 2019

The Jobs Plus program develops locally-based, job-driven approaches that increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of public housing. The place-based Jobs Plus program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through earned income disregards for...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: RSVP Competition

Deadline: Sep 25, 2019

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP engages people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities. RSVP...


 

BBVA Compass Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The BBVA Compass Foundation is the charitable arm of Compass Bank. It provides grants in the following areas: Community Development (including financial literacy): Create and sustain affordable housing Deliver alternative financial services and products to low- to moderate- income (LMI) communities through Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) Revitalize low- to moderate-income neighborhoods Facilitate job creation and...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic

Deadline: Aug 23, 2019

The Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic (RESTORE) Grant Program will support projects that directly address the employment needs of women affected by the opioid crisis and combat its impact in some of the hardest hit areas of the country. Applicants will establish and/or build on cooperative relationships among service providers and...


 

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline: Sep 13, 2019

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) works in cooperation with the National Cable and Telecommunications Association–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. FRS will provide annual grants for programs in rural communities served by NTCA members. Grants support local efforts...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: FUNDIT

Deadline: Sep 24, 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...