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

 

U.S. Department of Labor: Training to Work 3 – Adult Reentry

Deadline: May 1, 2015

The Training to Work 3 – Adult Reentry program provides the opportunity for organizations to develop and implement career pathways programs in demand sectors and occupations for men and women, including veterans and people with disabilities, who are at least 18 years old and who are enrolled in work release programs (WRP). Additionally, grantees must...


 

Albuquerque Community Foundation: Health, Human Services, and Economic and Workforce Development

Deadline: Jun 24, 2015

Each year, the Albuquerque Community Foundation makes grants to organizations providing services benefiting people in the Albuquerque metropolitan area through a competitive process. The Foundation’s Competitive Grant Program is comprised of 71 endowment funds. In order to respond to the community’s needs, distributions from the funds are pooled and aligned with the Foundation’s Fields of...


 

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

Deadline: May 14, 2015

Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) offers grant funds to support the development and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises 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. Two types of project applications are...


 

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

Deadline: May 14, 2015

The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) aims 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...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Deadline: Apr 29, 2015

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to expand economic opportunity by helping Americans acquire the skills, education, and training they need for productive employment. By helping more Americans graduate, pursue higher education, and find work, national service can provide immediate and long term benefits by expanding individual opportunity, building family stability, and...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Community Economic Development Projects

Deadline: Apr 24, 2015

The Community and Economic Development (CED) program provides funding for projects aimed at business development opportunities and creating employment for individuals with low-income located in geographic areas with a demonstrated need for the proposed project. To accomplish this, the program requires that all businesses and positions created support a service area with unemployment and poverty...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative Projects

Deadline: Apr 24, 2015

The Community Economic Development (CED) program, Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI) supports projects that implement strategies to increase healthy food access, foster self-sufficiency for low-income families, and create sustained employment opportunities in low-income communities. To do this, the CED-HFFI program will provide technical and financial assistance for healthy food ventures designed to: (1) improve access...


 

U.S. Small Business Administration: Veterans Business Outreach Center Program

Deadline: Feb 17, 2015

This solicitation provides financial assistance to fund implementation of a Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) to counsel, train, and provide technical and financial/procurement assistance, comprehensive business assessment and mentoring to veteran and service-disabled veteran entrepreneurs and small business owners interested in starting new or expanding/diversifying established small businesses in addition to providing business assistance to...


 

Bank of America Charitable Foundation: Workforce Development and Education

Deadline: Feb 13, 2015

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation supports the needs vital to the health of communities through a focus on preserving neighborhoods, educating the workforce for 21st century jobs, and addressing basic human services. The 2015 Jobs: Workforce Development and Education RFP provides financial support to nonprofits, business initiatives to establish employment pathways, and employee volunteerism...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: American Apprenticeship Initiative

Deadline: Apr 30, 2015

The American Apprenticeship Initiative is intended to provide a catalyst in supporting a uniquely American Apprenticeship system that meets our country’s particular economic, industry and workforce needs. American Apprenticeships (also referred to as Registered Apprenticeships) are innovative work-based learning and post-secondary earn-and- learn models that meet national standards for registration with the U.S. Department of...


 

Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training

Deadline: Feb 3, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks applicants to deliver environmental workforce development and job training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field, with a focus on solid and hazardous waste remediation, environmental health and safety, and wastewater-related training. The...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

Deadline: Mar 4, 2015

The purpose of the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program is to promote economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native American Pacific Islanders from American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The SEDS program supports the principle that social and economic development are inter-related...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)

Deadline: Mar 4, 2015

The purpose of the SEEDS initiative is to promote job growth and business development in Native communities that are experiencing challenging economic conditions. In an effort to reduce un- and under-employment and stimulate local economies, four key priorities that the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) will pursue through the SEEDS initiative are: Creation of sustainable...


 

Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS): AmeriCorps State and National Grants

Deadline: Jan 5, 2015

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. AmeriCorps grants are awarded to organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved...


 

Wells Fargo / National Wildlife Foundation: Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant Program 2015

Deadline: Dec 10, 2014

The Environmental Solutions for Communities grant program supports highly-visible projects that link economic development and community well-being to the stewardship and health of the environment. Collectively, investments under this initiative will promote a sustainable future for communities by: Supporting sustainable agricultural practices and private lands stewardship Conserving critical land and water resources and improving local...