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

 

Citi Foundation: Summer Jobs Connect

Deadline: Apr 10, 2020

The Citi Foundation and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) are seeking proposals for a new cohort of Summer Jobs Connect grantees. These grants will support innovative programmatic approaches to helping municipally-led Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) participants open safe bank or credit union accounts and receive financial education services. Building off six...


 

U.S. Economic Development Administration: Build to Scale Program

Deadline: Mar 24, 2020

The Build to Scale (B2S) Program (previously Regional Innovation Strategies) hosts a portfolio of grant competitions that further technology-based economic development initiatives that accelerate high quality job growth, create more economic opportunities, and support the future of the next generation of industry leading companies. The Build to Scale Program builds regional economies through scalable startups...


 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Diverse Community Capital

Deadline: Mar 10, 2020

Beginning in 2018 and continuing through 2020, the DCC program will offer two unique funding opportunities. Program components are: Capacity Building grants. The purpose of this funding is to build CDFI capacity (capital, resources, and knowledge) with flexible grant capital to increase and strengthen lending and technical assistance offerings to diverse small businesses. Activator grants....


 

Serve New Mexico: New Mexico State AmeriCorps Grant (Formula Pool)

Deadline: Mar 20, 2020

Note: Interested applicants must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply and Readiness Checklist form as well as the Agency-Specific W-9 by Thursday, February 20, 2020. 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. Through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps,...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Spring Grant Cycle

Deadline: Mar 9, 2020

The Santa Fe Community Foundation welcomes grant proposals for general operating or project-specific funding from organizations that improve outcomes in the following target Area of Impact: 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 grade...


 

Sky Ranch Foundation

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

The Sky Ranch Foundation is committed to giving at-risk youth a second chance by identifying and offering grants to efficient and effective programs focused on improving the quality of help available to these youth. Preference will be given to organizations that: Serve troubled youth between the ages of 11-18, with a priority for programs that...


 

Bank of America Charitable Foundation: Economic Mobility Focused on the Needs of Individuals and Families

Deadline: Feb 21, 2020

The Bank of America Foundation works to create thriving economies and a better future. The Economic Mobility Focused on the Needs of Individuals and Families program area priorities are: 1.Meeting basic needs. Organizations that meet low-to-moderate income individuals and families at their point of need and help them remove barriers to economic opportunities. Funding priorities...


 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: Knowledge Challenge

Deadline: Feb 5, 2020

The 2020 Knowledge Challenge supports activities aimed at improving understanding about entrepreneurship in the United States. The goal is to produce tangible insights about the levers, tools, and methods that can inform relevant stakeholders, including entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship programs, policy design, ecosystem builders, and researchers. The Knowledge Challenge grew out of the need to strengthen the...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program

Deadline: Feb 13, 2020

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) will help beginning farmers and ranchers in the U.S. and its territories enter and/or improve their successes in farming, ranching, and management of nonindustrial private forest lands, through support for projects that provide education, mentoring, and technical assistance to give beginning farmers and ranchers the knowledge, skills,...


 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: America’s New Business Plan

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

Entrepreneurs are underrepresented in policy debates. Whether attributable to a lack of financial resources to advocate, a lack of time, pessimism, or some combination of factors, this underrepresentation has left policymakers without a proper understanding of the unique needs and challenges associated with entrepreneurship. Without information about entrepreneurship and new ideas for helping entrepreneurs, policymakers...


 

New Mexico Economic Development Department: FundIt

Deadline: Dec 17, 2019

New Mexico FundIt assists communities in accessing financing from over 15 different state and federal entities—all at one in-person meeting. FundIt is not a grant program; it is a platform connecting the community with a variety of different agencies and resources simultaneously. This collaboration saves time, improves effective project review and support, and ensures strategic...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Support to Communities – Fostering Opioid Recovery Through Workforce Development

Deadline: Jan 9, 2020

The Support to Communities: Fostering Opioid Recovery through Workforce Development grant program will fund projects addressing the ongoing health crisis stemming from widespread misuse of and addiction to opioids and other drugs, including illicit drugs, allocating significant funds and personnel to support treatment and recovery services, target availability of overdose-reversing drugs, train first responders, and...


 

United Way of Central New Mexico

Deadline: Dec 1, 2019

Please see important dates at the bottom of this listing. United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) awards grant funding to health and human service programs in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties. The UWCNM’s Impact Agenda focuses on Family Stability and Education and Youth Development, which the UWCNM is calling Mission: Families and Mission:...


 

City of Albuquerque: Better Way Employment Program for Panhandlers

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

The City of Albuquerque seeks proposals from qualified non-profit 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...


 

Prosperity Now: Emergency Savings Pilot

Deadline: Nov 11, 2019

Prosperity Now, with generous support from the Wells Fargo Foundation, is soliciting applications from organizations interested in participating in a 12-month pilot to test the impact of matches to help families establish emergency savings accounts. Prosperity Now will also explore platforms and technology solutions to attract more matching funds to emergency savings accounts. Through the...