Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline: Sep 15, 2018

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


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: Cultivate/Continuity and Focus Tiers

Deadline: Sep 14, 2018

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 Agriculture: Household Water Well System Grants

Deadline: Jul 20, 2018

This program helps qualified nonprofits and tribes create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water for households in eligible rural areas. Grant funds may be used to help a nonprofit create a revolving loan fund for eligible individuals who own and occupy a home in an eligible rural area. The fund...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Funds

Deadline: Jul 20, 2018

The Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Fund program provides financing to extend and improve water and waste disposal systems in rural areas. The program helps nonprofits create revolving loan funds for eligible utility districts operated by state and local governmental entities and nonprofits. Funds be used for: Pre-development costs for water and wastewater treatment...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Housing Preservation Grants

Deadline: Aug 9, 2018

The Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program provides qualified public agencies, private nonprofit organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. In addition, the HPG program assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant

Deadline: Jul 30, 2018

The Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant (SDGG) Program’s primary objective is to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers. A socially-disadvantaged group is defined as a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual...


 

New Mexico Department of Transportation: Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities & Rural Public Transportation

Deadline: Jul 6, 2018

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is accepting letters of intent from organizations interested in applying for one of two Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs: Section 5310 Program: Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities. This program provides capital grants to assist private non-profit organizations and, under certain conditions, public agencies, to provide safe,...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: New Mexico AmeriCorps VISTA Program

Deadline: Jun 29, 2018

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) New Mexico State Program Office seeks applications for the AmeriCorps VISTA program from innovative, high-performing and outcome driven organizations that share the VISTA mission to provide long term solutions to poverty. This Call for Concept Paper is for placement of VISTA members contingent on FY18 federal budget...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Emerging Markets Program

Deadline: Jun 8, 2018

The Emerging Markets Program (EMP) assists U.S. entities in developing, maintaining, or expanding exports of U.S. agricultural commodities and products by funding activities that enhance emerging markets’ food and rural business systems, including reducing trade barriers. The EMP is intended primarily to support export market development efforts of the private sector, but EMP resources may...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Deadline: Oct 10, 2018

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences. Within AFRI, the Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program aims to help transform U.S. food and agricultural system to increase production in sustainable ways as the world population approaches 10...


 

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

Deadline: Jun 25, 2018

The Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program makes grants to intermediary organizations that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development that will support the community. The RCDI structure requires the intermediary (grantee) to provide a...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: New Mexico Collaborative Zone Grants

Deadline: Jun 21, 2018

The “Collaborative Zone Grant” is an opportunity for collaborations of organizations and other entities to apply together for multi-year funding to test, prove, and support approaches to New Mexico’s challenges that extend beyond the mission of any single organization. The New Mexico Collaborative Zone Grant (“Zone Grant”) opportunity includes awarding of a one-year planning grant...


 

New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability: Quality of Life Grant Program

Deadline: May 31, 2018

The mission of the Governor’s Commission on Disability (GCD) is to improve the quality of life of all New Mexicans with disabilities. GCD works to address: economic self-sufficiency; social integration; political resolve; physical and program accessibility; and full rights of participation in the benefits of all individuals with disabilities. As part of its mission, GCD...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 4, 2018

The Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another....


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program

Deadline: May 15, 2018

The Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program provides funding to support entities who, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Office of Advocacy and Outreach (OAO), will conduct outreach, initiatives and training to assist socially disadvantaged farmers and veteran ranchers in owning and operating...