Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 13, 2015

The program provides funding for outreach and technical assistance projects designed to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers in owning and operating viable agricultural enterprises. Support will be provided for programs that provide outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers. Proposed activities must address two or more of...


 

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

Deadline: Mar 13, 2015

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) supports the development of educational outreach curricula, workshops, educational teams, training, and technical assistance programs to assist beginning farmers and ranchers in the United States and its territories with entering, establishing, building and managing successful farm and ranch enterprises. The primary goal is to enhance food security,...


 

Department of Justice: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program (Rural Program)

Deadline: Mar 4, 2015

The primary purpose of the 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. In FY 2015, funds under the Rural Program may be used for the following purposes: To identify,...


 

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...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Oct 30, 2014

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...