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

 

Agricultural Safety and Health Council: Agricultural Safety Grants

Deadline: Jan 7, 2016

The purpose of the Agricultural Safety and Health Council (ASHCA) Safety Grants Program is to encourage and provide financial support for agricultural safety and health interventions at the local and/or regional level in order to facilitate timely application of evidence-based safety/health strategies to protect agricultural workers. With a theme of “strengthening partnerships for safety” the...


 

New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism: New Mexico State Americorps Grant

Deadline: Dec 2, 2015

State AmeriCorps grants are awarded to organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. AmeriCorps members will be recruited, trained, supervised, and managed by the funded organization. Members may receive a living...


 

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

Deadline: Sep 28, 2015

The Jobs Plus Pilot Program for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) seeks to develop locally-based approaches to increase earnings and advance employment outcomes for public housing residents. The Program will fund initiatives to improve employment and earnings outcomes for public housing residents through supports such as work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills,...


 

City of Albuquerque: Emergency Minor Home Repair Program

Deadline: Oct 6, 2015

The Emergency Minor Home Repair (EMHR) Program will support qualified organizations capable of designing and implementing an Emergency Minor Home Repair Program that will alleviate dangerous conditions to a minimum of 200 unduplicated low-income homeowners within the City of Albuquerque. A “dangerous condition” is defined as a condition that is potentially life and/or safety threatening....


 

Blackstone Charitable Foundation: Innovation Grants

Deadline: Oct 12, 2015

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation seeks to accelerate solution-oriented action around the systemic challenges facing entrepreneurial ecosystems by providing a platform at the regional, national, and global level to highlight and advance leading models of inclusive, scalable innovation. Blackstone Innovation Grants will be awarded to organizations that are tackling the big challenges facing entrepreneurship and that,...


 

Albuquerque Community Foundation: Mayor’s Prize for Entrepreneurship

Deadline: Oct 2, 2015

The Mayor’s Prize for Entrepreneurship is a partnership between the City of Albuquerque, the Albuquerque Community Foundation, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Partners of this Prize believe that entrepreneurial activity is among the best barometers to measure the health of a city’s economy. With successful entrepreneurs, it can be anticipated that job creation, product...


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Deadline: Oct 14, 2015

The Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG Program) works to develop viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low- and moderate-income levels. The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) in HUD’s Office of...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Our Town Creative Placemaking Projects

Deadline: Sep 21, 2015

Through Our Town, the National Endowment for the Arts will provide grants for creative placemaking projects that contribute towards the livability of communities and help transform them into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. Projects should represent the distinct character and quality of their communities, and must reflect the following...


 

Economic Development Administration: Regional Innovation Strategies

Deadline: Oct 5, 2015

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is committed to fostering connected, innovation-centric economic regions which support commercialization and entrepreneurship. Funding is available for capacity-building activities that include Proof of Concept Centers (POCCs) and Commercialization Centers (CCs) (as well as scaling of existing commercialization programs and centers) and for operational support for organizations that provide essential early-stage...


 

John E. and Jeanne T. Hughes Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2015

The Hughes Foundation was established in 1991 by John E. and Jeanne T. Hughes. They are entrepreneurs with a diverse history of business activities and holdings. The Foundation approaches all of its grantmaking from the liberating spirit of the entrepreneurial business ventures that created the funds that have been placed into the Foundation trust. Major...


 

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation

Deadline: Aug 31, 2015

The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation provides grants that encompass the preservation, promotion, and advancement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States, including programs for: the development of American Indian entrepreneurism facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education) the preservation and enhancement of American Indian culture Amount: Not...


 

State Farm Insurance: Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Deadline: Oct 30, 2015

State Farm works to help build safer, stronger, and better educated communities across the United States. Company grants are focused on the following two areas: Education grants support: basic economics, budget counseling, employability skills training, first-time homebuyers workshops, and foreclosure prevention counseling. Additionally, State Farm provides grants for K-12 public schools, supporting teacher development, service-learning,...


 

Rockefeller Foundation: 100 Resilient Cities

Deadline: Nov 24, 2015

100 Resilient Cities (100RC) is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. 100RC supports the adoption and incorporation of a view of resilience that includes not just the shocks, such as earthquakes, fires, floods, etc., but...


 

Funders’ Network: Partners for Places

Deadline: Aug 10, 2015

Partners for Places creates opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. Partners for Places is a partnership of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN). The Funders’ Network...


 

Bureau of Land Management: Youth and Internship Opportunities to Work on New Mexico Public Lands

Deadline: Sep 14, 2015

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico has funding available to work with qualified youth conservation corps for the purposes of introducing youth and young adults to careers in the BLM and assist in fulfilling its mission. BLM is interested in working with youth, young adults, and interns to complete land management projects that enhance...