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

 

National Endowment For The Arts: Our Town – Arts Engagement, Cultural Planning, and Design Projects

Deadline: Dec 15, 2014

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. Our Town prioritizes partnerships between arts organizations and government, private, and nonprofit organizations to achieve livability...


 

ArtPlace America

Deadline: Nov 3, 2014

ArtPlace America is a nationwide initiative to drive community revitalization through the arts. ArtPlace is a collaboration among the Barr Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Ford Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, The McKnight Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, William Penn Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation,...


 

Isora Foundation

Deadline: Apr 30, 2015

The Isora Foundation is committed to empowering individuals to improve conditions within their communities in the areas of health, education, economic development and social justice. Its goal is to replace despair with hope. The Foundation is committed to funding communities that have been traditionally underserved and to help give them a voice. The Foundation values...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Oct 30, 2014

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, cultural, and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change. The McCune Foundation focuses on the following nine priorities in its grantmaking: Capacity building in the...


 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) Program

Deadline: Nov 24, 2014

Through the CDFI Program, the CDFI Fund invests in and builds the capacity of CDFIs to serve low-income people and communities lacking adequate access to affordable financial products and services. CDFIs may use the funds to pursue a variety of goals, including: To promote economic development, to develop businesses, to create jobs, and to develop...


 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Native American Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Assistance Program

Deadline: Nov 24, 2014

The Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) program provides funding to build the community development capacity of Certified Native CDFIs, Emerging Native CDFIs, and Sponsoring Entities, and to increase access to capital in Native Communities. Funding is offered in three categories: Financial Assistance (FA) awards: Awards are made in the form of loans, grants, deposits, and...


 

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline: Oct 1, 2014

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


 

Los Alamos National Labs Major Subcontractors Consortium: Economic Development Grants

Deadline: Oct 24, 2014

Los Alamos National Labs (LANL) Major Subcontractors Consortium (MSC) is a collaboration of Los Alamos National Laboratory major subcontractors to strategically align and pool resources in support of economic development, educational, and civic improvement projects in Northern New Mexico counties. The LANL MSC, in partnership with New Mexico Community Foundation (NMCF), is currently accepting grant...


 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Young Entrepreneurs Academy Launch Grant

Deadline: Sep 26, 2014

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Chamber Foundation and the Campaign for Free Enterprise are providing Launch Grants to assist chambers of commerce in launching the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program in their communities for the 2014-15 academic year. YEA! is an after-school program that takes students in grades 6-12 through the process of...


 

U.S. Economic Development Administration: Regional Innovation Strategies

Deadline: Nov 3, 2014

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is committed to helping foster connected, innovation-centric economic sectors which support commercialization and entrepreneurship as described in the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010. Working with regions across the country to develop regional innovation strategies, including regional innovation clusters, is also a Strategic Goal of the Department of Commerce’s FY...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Community Development Initiative

Deadline: Nov 12, 2014

The Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) develops the capacity and ability of private, nonprofit community-based housing and community development organizations, and low income rural communities to improve housing, community facilities, community and economic development projects in rural areas. Grants will be made to qualified intermediary organizations that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop their capacity and...


 

Bernalillo County: Social Services Program

Deadline: Jul 18, 2014

Bernalillo County’s Purchasing Department supports services aligned with its strategies of leveraging services through partnerships to effect administrative efficiency and effectiveness and expand interactive communication within communities for the purposes of fostering strong partnerships among providers. The County will support social services that contribute to the improvement of results in the following four priority areas:...


 

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

Deadline: Jul 29, 2014

The purpose of the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program is the development of 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- incomes. The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) in HUD’s Office of Public and Indian...


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Human Development: Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

Deadline: Aug 12, 2014

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants will support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans which, when implemented, are expected to achieve the following three core goals: Housing: Transform distressed public and assisted housing into energy efficient, mixed-income housing that is physically and financially viable over the long-term; People: Support positive outcomes for families who live in...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Housing Preservation Grants

Deadline: Jul 24, 2014

The objective of the Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program is to repair or rehabilitate individual housing, rental properties, or co-ops owned and/or occupied by very low- and low-income rural persons. Housing Preservation Grant assistance is available from grantees to assist very-low and low-income homeowners to repair and rehabilitate their homes. Assistance is also available to...