Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...