Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative

Deadline: Mar 24, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) under which the Secretary of Agriculture may make competitive grants for fundamental and applied research, extension, and education to address food and agricultural sciences in six priority areas. The six priority areas include: 1) plant health and production and plant products;...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative

Deadline: Mar 18, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) under which the Secretary of Agriculture may make competitive grants for fundamental and applied research, extension, and education to address food and agricultural sciences in six priority areas. The six priority areas include: 1) plant health and production and plant products;...


 

Office on Violence Against Women: Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program

Deadline: Feb 1, 2016

The primary purpose of the Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program (Rural Program) is to enhance the safety of rural victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking and support projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. Funds under the Rural Program may be...


 

New Mexico Tourism Department: Event Sponsorship Program

Deadline: Dec 9, 2015

The New Mexico Tourism Event Sponsorship Program’s goal is to sponsor events that: Are uniquely New Mexican, bringing “New Mexico True” to life for event attendees and build on the idea that a trip to New Mexico is an “adventure that feeds the soul” Showcase and attract event attendees to experience New Mexico’s cultural heritage,...


 

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design: Communities Facing Design Challenges

Deadline: Jan 12, 2016

The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ (CIRD) is a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) conducted in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Project for Public Spaces, Inc., along with the Orton Family Foundation Partnership. Simply stated, rural design utilizes design strategies – improvements to a community’s streets, buildings,...


 

North Central New Mexico Economic Development District, Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging: Services to the Elderly

Deadline: Oct 30, 2015

The North Central New Mexico Economic Development District, Non–Metro Area Agency on Aging (Non–Metro AAA) is accepting proposals for the provision of services to the elderly, to include, but not limited to, congregate meals, home delivered meals, transportation, adult day care, respite care, homemaker services, etc. Special will be emphasis placed on older individuals who...


 

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

Deadline: Oct 14, 2015

The Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG Program) works to develop 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-income levels. The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) in HUD’s Office of...


 

Levitt Pavilions: Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards

Deadline: Oct 15, 2015

The Levitt AMP Music Series was created in 2014 by Levitt Pavilions, as part of the creative placemaking movement and as the national nonprofit behind the largest free outdoor concert series in America. Levitt AMP brings the joy of free, live music to people of all ages and backgrounds living in small to mid-sized towns...


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants Program

Deadline: Sep 14, 2015

Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) create affordable housing and support economic development in communities across the Nation. Rural communities have unique challenges in developing and implementing effective housing and community development plans. The funding appropriated for this program is intended to serve high-need rural areas and help rural...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2015

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: Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Deadline: Jul 8, 2015

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) promotes coordination between the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its partners to deliver conservation assistance to producers and landowners. NRCS is the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) conservation agency working with farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners nationwide to identify and address natural resource objectives in balance with operational...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP)

Deadline: Jun 30, 2015

The purpose of the Rural Microentrepreneur (RMAP) program is to support the development and ongoing success of rural microentrepreneurs and microenterprises (businesses generally with 10 employees or fewer and in need of financing in the amount of $50,000 or less). The program provides loans and grants to rural Microenterprise Development Organizations (MDOs), which are organizations...


 

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

Deadline: Sep 4, 2015

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, which provides capital grants to assist private non-profit organizations and, under certain conditions, public agencies, to provide safe, efficient,...


 

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

Deadline: Aug 13, 2015

The Rural Community Development Initiative provides funding to help non-profit housing and community development organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Rural Community Development Initiative grants may be used for, but are not limited to: Training sub-grantees to conduct: home-ownership education; minority business entrepreneur education Providing technical assistance...


 

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

Deadline: Jul 6, 2015

The Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program provides qualified applicants with grant funds to assist low- and very 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 rural areas in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make...