Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Community Connect Grant Program

Deadline: May 14, 2018

The Community Connect Program provides financial assistance organizations to provide service at the Broadband Grant Speed to all premises in currently unserved, lower-income, and extremely rural areas. Priority will be given to rural areas that demonstrate the greatest need for broadband services. Additionally, the program’s “community-oriented connectivity” concept will stimulate practical, everyday uses and applications...


 

America’s Farmers: Grow Rural Education

Deadline: Apr 2, 2018

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education is sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and helps farmers positively impact their communities by supporting local school districts. Specifically, the program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate a rural public school district in their community to compete for a merit-based grant to enhance education in the areas of math and/or...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: Lead Tier Grant

Deadline: Mar 29, 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: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: Apr 20, 2018

The goal of the Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program (FBMB) program is to support the intellectual talent and collaborative efforts to maintain the national, publicly available farm financial management database needed to meet the challenges facing the nation’s agriculture and food systems. Meeting these challenges will require innovative approaches that foster multi-disciplinary...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Small, Rural School Achievement Program

Deadline: Apr 20, 2018

Under the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program, the U.S. Department of Education awards grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of rural school districts. Recipients may use program funds to conduct activities under the following federal programs: Title I-A: Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local...


 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Health and Human Services Grant Program

Deadline: Apr 15, 2018

Wells Fargo supports organizations whose chief purpose is to benefit low and moderate-income individuals and families and those that keep communities strong, diverse, and vibrant. Human Services grants support social and human service organizations that work primarily in low- and moderate-income communities to: Provide basic needs assistance Ensure access to health education programs and quality...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

The Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program aims 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 and essential for...


 

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design: Communities Facing Design Challenges

Deadline: Feb 16, 2018

The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) is a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) conducted in partnership with the Project for Public Spaces and the Orton Family Foundation. Simply stated, rural design utilizes design strategies, improvements to a community’s streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes, to address the specific physical,...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program

Deadline: Feb 23, 2018

The Rural Health Network Development Planning program assists in the development of an integrated healthcare network, specifically network participants who do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts. The Network Planning program promotes the planning and development of healthcare networks in order to: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program

Deadline: Feb 8, 2018

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture requests applications for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) for fiscal year 2018 to support the delivery of education, mentoring, and technical assistance programs to help beginning farmers and ranchers in the United States and its territories with entering,...


 

New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism: AmeriCorps Grant (Competitive Pool)

Deadline: Dec 11, 2017

The AmeriCorps national service funding (competitive pool) is determined on the basis of a national competition and is selected by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS). The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism (the Commission) directs national service policy for New Mexico and directly administers funding awarded by the CNCS to support New...