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

 

National Endowment for the Arts: Our Town

Deadline: Aug 8, 2019

Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA’s) creative placemaking grants program. These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts,...


 

National Credit Union Foundation: Impact Tracking of Financial Health Components

Deadline: Jun 30, 2019

The National Credit Union Foundation is seeking credit unions to consider their suite of products and services across four components of financial health (spend, save, borrow, and plan) and document the improvement in member and/or employee financial health. The intent is to support credit union initiatives to measure and document these efforts. The Foundation is...


 

National Credit Union Foundation: Biz Kid$ Plan Competition Grants

Deadline: Jun 30, 2019

Biz Kid$ is a credit union-funded public television series designed to entertain, engage, and elevate young people’s knowledge about money and finance. It provides an opportunity to leverage existing relationships, create new relationships, and to strengthen a credit union’s brand in their community. The mission of Biz Kid$ is to inform, educate, inspire, and motivate...


 

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas: Partnership Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 20, 2019

The Partnership Grant Program (PGP) provides funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations (CBOs)–nonprofits involved in affordable housing, stimulating small business development, or providing small business technical assistance. The program is offered through eligible Bank member institutions to eligible CBOs. Grants are intended to help promote and strengthen the relationships between CBOs and the...


 

U.S. Small Business Administration: Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs Act (PRIME)

Deadline: Jun 10, 2019

The Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) Act 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 microenterprise and...


 

Penn National Gaming Foundation

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Penn National Gaming Foundation supports numerous local non-profit organizations in the communities in which Penn National operates. Focus areas are detailed below. Community Development: Projects and programs related to community infrastructure improvements, public safety, economic development, housing, historic preservation, citizen involvement, civic leadership training, and other general community activities Education: Programs which support preschool,...


 

New Mexico Youth Conservation Corps: Commission Projects

Deadline: Jul 25, 2019

The New Mexico Youth Conservation Corps Commission (YCC) will support public projects that employ youth between the ages of 14 to 25 (Corps members) while conserving New Mexico’s natural resources and providing community benefits of lasting value. A YCC Project must be completed in six months or less, and must result in a specific identifiable...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant

Deadline: Jun 17, 2019

The Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant program seeks to support entities that will provide technical assistance and/or training with respect to essential community facilities programs. It is the intent of this program to assist entities in rural areas in accessing funding under the Rural Housing Service’s Community Facilities Programs. Grants will be made...


 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

Deadline: Jun 17, 2019

The mission of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Program is to ensure the fairness and integrity of the federal tax system for all taxpayers, particularly for low income individuals and taxpayers for whom English is a second language (ESL). LITC grantees must: Represent individual low income taxpayers in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service...


 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Deadline: May 31, 2019

The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program offers free tax help to individuals who are age 60 or older. Grantees will provide training and technical assistance to volunteers who provide free tax counseling and assistance to elderly individuals in the preparation of their federal income tax returns. Tax return preparation assistance is provided to...


 

U.S. Department of Commerce: American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Project

Deadline: May 26, 2019

This American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian project (AIANNH) will provide Federal assistance to support innovative projects seeking to promote and ensure the inclusion and use of minority enterprises. The AIANNH will provide support for businesses to encourage new activities, education, outreach, and innovative projects that are not addressed through other programs. The focus...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Understanding and Supporting Anchor Businesses to Build a Culture of Health

Deadline: Jun 12, 2019

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will support empirical research to understand the ways that for-profit anchors advance health and well-being in the communities where they are located. Funded studies are expected to include rigorous empirical research that will inform the business case for why and how more companies serve as anchor institutions in their...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Local Food Promotion Program

Deadline: Jun 18, 2019

The Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) funds projects that develop, coordinate and expand local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer to consumer marketing to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The program focuses on: Supporting and promoting local and regional food business...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Farmers Market Promotion Program

Deadline: Jun 18, 2019

The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) works to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement, and expansion...


 

United Way of Northern New Mexico: Interim Summer Grant Cycle

Deadline: May 3, 2019

The United Way of Northern New Mexico’s (UWNNM’s) mission is to improve the lives of children and families through service and collaboration in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties. UWNNM supports programs in its service area that address: Health (physical and behavioral) Education (early childhood, academic, and workforce development) Financial Stability (economic development and workforce...