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

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Business Opportunity Grants

Deadline: Jun 17, 2014

The primary objective of the Rural Business Opportunity Grant (RBOG) program is to promote sustainable economic development in rural communities with exceptional needs. Grant funds must be used for projects in rural areas and they can be used for: Community economic development Technology-based economic development Feasibility studies and business plans Leadership and entrepreneur training Rural...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Programs

Deadline: Jul 7, 2014

In an increasingly competitive global economy, America’s economic strength depends on the education and skills of its workers. The nation needs workers with the education and skills to succeed in fast- growing, high-wage occupations. The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program (TAACCCT) provides capacity-building grants to spur innovation and the development of...


 

Department of Labor: Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

Deadline: May 13, 2014

The Department of Labor intends for the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants to address two objectives: to provide services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into meaningful employment within the labor force and to stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans. Successful applicants will...


 

Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund

Deadline: Apr 22, 2014

The U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund will provide grants in support of applied research projects advancing innovative solutions to key challenges that have the potential to lower the cost of making consumer products in the U.S. More specifically, Projects should advance the fundamental research, development, and commercialization of science and technology solutions to key challenges faced...


 

Corporation for National & Community Services: AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grant

Deadline: Apr 30, 2014

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in economic opportunity, education, veterans and military families, and disaster services in Native American communities. Through this grant competition, CNCS will focus on national service programs that: Improve academic outcomes for children, youth, and young adults – reflecting...


 

Economic Development Administration: Economic Development Assistance Programs

Deadline: Jun 13, 2014

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is soliciting applications from rural and urban areas to provide investments that support projects under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas...


 

Administration for Native Americans: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)

Deadline: Apr 15, 2014

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) supports economic development in Native American communities through the provision of discretionary grants to tribal governments and native-serving non-profit organizations.  The current economic climate has increased ANA’s focus on developing employment opportunities and business creation in native communities, resulting in this special funding initiative to promote Sustainable Employment and...


 

Administration for Native Americans: Social and Economic Development Strategies

Deadline: Apr 15, 2014

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 funds for community-based projects under the ANA Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program.  This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families,...


 

Economic Development Administration: Economic Development Assistance Programs

Deadline: Mar 14, 2014

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is soliciting applications from rural and urban areas to provide investments that support projects under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas...