Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...


 

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...