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Maine Economic Development Grants:  65 Economic Development Grants for Maine.

Grants to encourage economic development, support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Projects Related to Social Justice, Inequality, and Clima...

Deadline 12/14/18

Fellowships to USA individuals for projects that promote social justice and address challenges that relate to inequality and climate change, particularly for women and people of color. Applicants representing practitioners and professionals in a variety of fields are welcome to apply. Projects must align with the Foundatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 159689

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop Innovative Epilepsy Therapie...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for the development of innovative technologies, therapies, or products to treat people with epilepsy. The award will support the development and commercialization of the winner’s product. Examples of concepts eligible for awards include: -Drug or device treatment t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177383

Grants to USA Farmers to Improve Environmental Impact, Safety, and Availability of Produce

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 to USA farmers and aggregators to implement sustainability practices that will improve environmental impact and ensure the availability and safety of produce in the market. Funding is intended to help local farms upgrade operations, invest in food safety, and implement sustainable tech...

GrantWatch ID#: 160732

Grant to a USA Nonprofit to Develop a Two-Way Entrepreneurial Exchange Program with Latin Am...

Deadline 12/19/18

Grant to a USA public or private nonprofit organization to implement a two-way exchange program for social and business entrepreneurs from the Carribean, Latin America, and the United States. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several days to complete. This two-way global exchange program is de...

GrantWatch ID#: 184603

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 12/21/18

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernmental organizations working to strengthen democratic institutions worldwide and advance democratic goals. Applications are invited from independent, local NGOs for non-partisan programs that seek to accomplish the following goals: -Promote and defend h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179280
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953
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Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International Organization for a Project that Relates to Safe...

Deadline 12/31/18

Fellowship of up to $25,000 to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit, for-profit, advocacy organization, IHE, research center, or grassroots organization for an innovative human rights project related to safety and change in Central America's Northern Triangle. Funding is intended for projects that will bring about sys...

GrantWatch ID#: 179931

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Innovativ...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, social entrepreneurs, and for-profit enterprises for innovative solutions that address global challenges. Applications are invited from smaller or startup-phase organizations that may use funds to field and grow their projects to scale. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182465

In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Improve Organizational Management and Ca...

Deadline 01/01/19

In-kind donations of up to 20 computers to USA nonprofit organizations to expand their capacity to address the needs of underserved populations. Donations are intended to help organizations improve their ability to provide services such as education, job training, technology training, and health care. An InterConnectio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178435
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Education, Economic, and Community Development

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $25,000 to Maine nonprofits to improve the economic development, entrepreneurial health, and workforce in the Funding Source's service area. Compelling programs in education, arts and culture, health and wellness, and social services may also be considered. Awards will include support for prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 178822

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Organizations for Housing, Infrastructure, and Economic...

Deadline 01/07/19

Grants to USA tribal governments and tribal organizations for programs to develop Native American and Alaska Native communities, particularly benefiting low- and moderate-income individuals. Funding is intended for programs to create economic opportunities, decent housing, and suitable living environments. Grants are aw...

GrantWatch ID#: 171996

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Conservation Professionals for Training in Was...

Deadline 01/08/19

Fellowships of $6,000 to USA, Canada, and International experienced conservation professionals to attend a one-month training program at a university in Washington State. The program curriculum will be taught by an expert faculty member who will work closely with fellows to explore new methods of applying market-based appr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177376
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism in communities in which the funding source does business. Programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: hunger relief, shelter and housing, self-sufficiency, arts and culture, disaster reli...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 01/16/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: - Foster Jewish arts, cu...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744
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In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and Mexico Regional Authorities and Agencies for Smart Techno...

Deadline 01/18/19

In-kind support and resources to USA, Canada, and Mexico government agencies and regional authorities to participate in a large-scale smart technology program to improve urban areas. Funding is intended to give cities the technological resources and support services needed to create sustainable communities that will benefi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177843
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Grants to Maine Business Owners Aged 18-29 for Business Development and Commercialization Ac...

Deadline 01/23/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine business owners ages 18 to 29 for commercialization and business development projects that will contribute to the State's economic growth. Funded projects are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects are also acceptable. Examples of projects include, but ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, Councils, and Public Power Entities to Assess the Energy Effic...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to USA and territories local and state governments, Tribes, IHEs, rural electric cooperatives, public power entities, and councils in eligible regions to assist rural small businesses and agricultural producers evaluate their energy efficiency. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The recip...

GrantWatch ID#: 184195
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Grants to Baldwin Area, Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Self-Sufficiency, Volunt...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to Baldwin area, Maine nonprofits, municipalities, public schools, State agencies, and Indian tribal governments for programs and projects that focus on promoting economic self-sufficiency, education, volunteerism, public awareness about the importance of forestry and the natural resource economy, and/or sustainabl...

GrantWatch ID#: 168179
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies that Serve Minorities for Programs and Org...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofits, public schools, and government and tribal agencies for programs that serve communities of color in the areas of health, economic opportunity, and leadership development. Funding is intended for new or expanding projects or for capacity building. The People of Color Fund supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 177592
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants starting at $2,500 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs and services benefitting communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include youth development, community development, and affordable housing. All request...

GrantWatch ID#: 178391
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Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Over for Creating Positive Social Impact

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $5,000 and $60,000 to USA and territories individuals ages 50 and older to recognize recent efforts to make a positive social impact. Strong consideration will be given to candidates working to address areas that are of particular concern to the Funding Source, specifically: intergenerational work; rethinking th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642
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Grants to USA Organizations in Northeastern States to Promote the Agriculture, Forestry, and ...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to organizations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont for activities that promote and strengthen the agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest products industries in the region. Applicants that clearly demonstrate how a...

GrantWatch ID#: 180342
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights for Global Citize...

Deadline 04/22/19

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726

Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants to USA scholars for behavioral economics research that draws from economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Projects must examine and seek to improve the social and living conditions within the nation. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Foster Social, Economic, and Cultural Development

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that support arts, culture, and economic and racial justice. Funding is intended for programs that address the Foundation's focus areas, and that have a regional, national, and global impact. In addition to the eligibility criteria, the Foundation suggests that applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Economic Development in Economically Distre...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, IHEs, tribes, and district organizations to support economic development, attract private investments, and create jobs in economically distressed regions throughout the country. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies to Strengthen American Indian Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, tribes, and government agencies to benefit American Indian nations through land-related initiatives. Program areas include cultural awareness, legal reform, education, and economic opportunity. The Foundation works to ensure that American Indian people recover and maintain control ove...

GrantWatch ID#: 154595
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Multiple States for Professional Development for Empl...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits, schools, and agencies in areas where the funding source operates for classes and courses that will improve employees' performance. The professional development must be relevant to the job the employee performs and may be one-day classes or part of a certification program...

GrantWatch ID#: 155787

Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeast States for Animal Welfare, Education, and Self-Suffici...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $50,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of animals and people. Priority areas include animals, economic self-sufficiency, education, and disadvantaged individuals. Primary Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 159579
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Culture, Arts, Environment, and Technology

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives in the areas of culture, arts, environment, and technology. Within each of these areas, the Foundation places a special emphasis on education. While consideration may be given to proposals in other areas, the Foundation seeks to apply its technological, financial, and h...

GrantWatch ID#: 160389

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Strengthen Economically Distressed Regions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, tribes, and district organizations to develop and implement regional economic development plans and strategies, with an emphasis on economically distressed areas. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162016

Internships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Volunteer in Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Internships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to travel to Israel and gain experience (usually volunteering) in a field of the applicant's choice. Interns will spend 25 to 40 hours per week in their placement, with the rest of the time free for personal exploration. This program enables interns to live and obse...

GrantWatch ID#: 162018

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Progress Measurement, Animal Advocacy, and Independent Media

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that seek to build a more sustainable, just, and humane world. Specific funding areas include measuring human progress, animal advocacy, and independent media. Though the Foundation currently supports projects in Global HIV/AIDS, it is not currently accepting any other AID...

GrantWatch ID#: 162166

Grants to USA, India, and South Africa Nonprofits to Benefit Children Living in Urban Poverty

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, India, and South Africa nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that have a direct, positive impact on children living in urban poverty. Funding will specifically be provided for proposals that focus on the areas of education, children's health, and/or family economic stability. Rather than ran...

GrantWatch ID#: 162173

Grants to USA and Israel Organizations for Social Change Projects Focusing on Health, Human ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel organizations for programs and projects that promote social justice and human rights. Funding is intended to support social change projects that specifically focus on the areas of health and mental health, human rights, educational opportunity, Jewish life, and strengthening Israeli democracy. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162198

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States to Promote Education, Health, and Self-Suffi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $2,500 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for humanitarian activities to nurture and uplift individuals in need. Program areas include education, health and independence, and economic self-sufficiency....

GrantWatch ID#: 162434

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Social Service, Economic D...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for charitable programs and projects that focus on the areas of education, social services, community and economic development, and the environment. The funding source considers requests for operating, program, capital, or endowm...

GrantWatch ID#: 162542
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Services to International Populations of Vulnerable Child...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and activities in the developing world. Funding will typically be provided to organizations that work at the grassroots level providing direct services to children. The funding source's current grantmaking program is focused on several int...

GrantWatch ID#: 162787
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Economic Empowerment, and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $75,000 USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to identify and develop innovative solutions to socioeconomic challenges in underserved communities. Funding areas include education, economic empowerment, and basic human needs. Evaluation criteria include: - Addresses a Significant Socia...

GrantWatch ID#: 162819
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638
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Grants to USA Organizations for Environmental, Cultural, Sustainable Population, and Conserv...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA organizations for programs in the areas of natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, environmental sustainability, and efforts to establish a sustainable population. In Southwest Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh, grants are also awarded to local organizations addressing environmental and conserv...

GrantWatch ID#: 163910
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Intensive Business Course and Mentoring Program for USA Veterans with Disabilities

Deadline Ongoing

An intensive business course opportunity is available to USA post-9/11 military veterans with disabilities seeking to initiate an entrepreneurial venture. This program provides experiential, cutting-edge training in small business management and entrepreneurship. Programs take place at universities throughout the country. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164524
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Large-Scale Projects for Hunger Relief and Other Socio-Economic ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that are working to address specific social issues on a national scale, or that are ready to replicate existing innovative initiatives on a regional or local level. Funding is intended for the focus areas of hunger relief, healthy eating, sustainability, women's economic empowerment, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 164611

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Community, and Safety

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to promote vibrant and strong communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include education and training, environment, community, and safety. The funding source supports activities, initiatives, and events that generate community engagement, m...

GrantWatch ID#: 167553
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Workforce, and Economic Developme...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, and Washington nonprofits to benefit the funding source's communities. Program areas include economic development, education, and workforce competitiveness. KeyBank Foundation Fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 171999