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Maine Economic Development Grants:  73 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, and IHEs to Integrate Arts and Culture into Social and Ci...

Deadline 08/08/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofits and government entities for collaborative projects that integrate arts, design, and culture into community development initiatives. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects that promote systemic changes t...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Individuals and Non-Federal Entities for U.S. Fisheries Related Research and D...

Deadline 11/12/19 LOI Date: 07/30/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and Compact Free Associations individuals and non-federal associations, corporations, and nonprofits for research and development projects related to U.S. fisheries. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal and complete required registrations before applying. Proposals submitted to this compe...

GrantWatch ID#: 186128

Grants to USA Nonprofit Community Housing Organizations Serving Rural and Native American Pop...

Deadline 09/09/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit community development and housing organizations, Tribes, and Tribal housing entities and authorities serving rural areas to strengthen capacity to implement housing programs for low-income residents. An LOI must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended to help organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 186268

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Island Nonprofit Community Development and Housing Org...

Deadline 09/09/19 LOI Date: 07/24/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Island nonprofit community development and housing organizations to strengthen capacity and increase their ability to develop and execute housing programs for low-income residents. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to help organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 186267

Grants to Maine Business Owners Aged 18-29 for Business Development and Commercialization Ac...

Deadline 07/23/19

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 Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 07/24/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. A letter of inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives and organizations that are national in scope. Applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744

Grant to a USA Local Government of a Small Community to Redevelop Commercial Districts and I...

Deadline 07/30/19

Grant to a USA or territories city, county, township, or special district government of a small community (under 50,000 residents) to renovate traditional or historic Main Street areas or business districts. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to replac...

GrantWatch ID#: 159643

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 07/31/19

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

Grants to USA Organizations in Northeastern States to Promote the Agriculture, Forestry, and ...

Deadline 08/01/19

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 Organizations for Legal Services That Benefit Disadvantage People and Groups

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to USA organizations for legal services that benefit disadvantaged people. Funding is intended to enhance the social and economic well-being of underserved individuals and groups in the country through systemic litigation. The Foundation is looking to award grants for systemic type cases that will have an impact on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185934

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in a Brand-Building ...

Deadline 08/04/19

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International startup companies to participate in a brand-building accelerator program in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants are required to be full-time, in residence for the duration of the program. The program provides startups with access to the expert services of mentors and consultants to...

GrantWatch ID#: 180861
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Grants to USA CDCs to Support Social Enterprises that Provide Economic Opportunities for Low...

Deadline 08/05/19

Grants to USA nonprofit community development corporations to support the development of social enterprises that create business and employment opportunities for low-income families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The Community Development Corporations funded unde...

GrantWatch ID#: 186350
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Economic Development, Children's Welfare, and Social Services

Deadline 08/15/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for state residents. Funding is primarily directed towards programs that promote economic development and children's welfare. Programs that promote social progress are also considered. All grant activities must take place within the St...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624

Grants to USA Researchers for Studies Related to the Low-to- Moderately Skilled Labor Market ...

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/19/19

Grants to USA researchers for studies related to the impact of changing economies for less-skilled and moderately skilled workers. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Proposals are invited for investigator-initiated research that will broaden understanding of the role of changes in employe...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920
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Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creati...

Deadline 08/19/19

Income tax credits starting at $20,000 to businesses as an incentive to relocate or expand their business in California. This program is open to businesses that want to stay and grow in California or come to California. The purpose of this program is to increase the number of jobs with good wages and benefits by attracting...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343

Grants to USA Researchers for Computational Research on Economic Social Sciences Issues

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/19/19

Grants to USA researchers to support social sciences research addressing behavioral economics, social inequality, the future of the workforce, immigration, race, and ethnicity. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. This program supports the use of new data and analysis methods to examine qu...

GrantWatch ID#: 183561
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Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/21/19

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Scholarship and Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation's citizens. Funding is intended to support scholarship resulting in the publication of policy papers, journal articles, and books. The Foundation will also f...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Grants to USA Individuals in Northeastern States for Projects to Support the Aquaculture Ind...

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA individuals associated with organizations, research institutions, federal agencies, IHEs, corporations, and agricultural experiment stations in Northeastern states for projects that support the development of the regional aquaculture industry. Examples of fundable projects might include speci...

GrantWatch ID#: 186330

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Financial Education and Community Dev...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits for programs and projects that promote education, particularly in the area of financial literacy, in communities where the funding source operates. Funding priority will also be provided for community and economic development programs and initiatives, including programs that promote job creation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Research Institutions to Promote and Assist the Organic I...

Deadline 09/15/19 LOI Date: 09/01/19

Grants ranging between $5,000 and $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and academic or research institutions for projects that will advance and safeguard the organic industry and the livelihood of organic farmers. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. This fund provides a way fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180160
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Grants to USA and Canada Physician Investigators to Support Efforts Related to Lymphoma Trea...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants to USA and Canada early career investigators to support efforts related to lymphoma treatment and research. Funding is intended to support advanced-fellow and junior-faculty physician researchers who are involved in developing new lymphoma therapies and diagnostic tools. The goal of the program is to prepare physici...

GrantWatch ID#: 186434
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In-Kind Grants of Training and Mentorship Related to Lymphoma Research to USA and Canada Fel...

Deadline 09/05/19

In-kind grants of mentoring, training, and medical education to USA and Canada hematology and oncology fellows and junior faculty members for research related to lymphoma. Grants are intended for participation in a two-year program that provides education related to clinical research and career development, as well as care...

GrantWatch ID#: 186436

Grants to USA Individuals in Northeastern States for Regional Projects to Improve Aquacultur...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants to USA individuals associated with research institutions, organizations, federal agencies, corporations, IHEs, and agricultural experiment stations in Northeastern states for regional projects to increase aquaculture processing, profitability, and production. Funding may be used to support research, extension educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 186328

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Supp...

Deadline 09/11/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, IHEs, governmental organizations, and international and multilateral organizations to pilot and test creative international development strategies. Funding is intended to support ideas that can dramatically improve or save the lives of impover...

GrantWatch ID#: 181034

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Arts, Housing, Health, Environment, a...

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations to promote community development in areas where the funding source has a business presence. Emphasis is placed on projects that will benefit low and moderate-income families and individuals. Focus areas include education, economic development, housing, arts and culture, health, and h...

GrantWatch ID#: 161531
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Individuals to Aid Underprivileged C...

Deadline 12/16/19 LOI Date: 09/16/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects that will aid underprivileged populations. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. A particular focus will be given to those demographics that have been overl...

GrantWatch ID#: 174694

Grants to Maine Small Businesses to Promote Exporting and International Sales

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants of up to $15,000 per year to Maine small businesses to promote exporting and encourage the development of new international sales markets. Funding may be used for international business development, skills development related to exporting, and export marketing assistance. Specific activities, dates, and estimated to...

GrantWatch ID#: 184883
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Grants to USA Private and Public Sector Partnerships for Apprenticeship Programs Targeting N...

Deadline 09/24/19

Grants to USA IHEs, nonprofit associations, and labor management organizations partnering with eligible private and public sector entities for apprenticeship programs targeting nontraditional industry sectors. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to provide apprenticeship skills in...

GrantWatch ID#: 186357
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Grants to Maine and Florida Nonprofits to Increase the Economic and Educational Development ...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Maine and Florida nonprofit organizations for programs that address the educational, medical, social, economic, and general welfare needs of local residents. Priority will be placed on programs that improve the health and wellness of children and young adults, as well as projects that increase the educational and...

GrantWatch ID#: 143305
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In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Improve Organizational Management and Ca...

Deadline 09/30/19

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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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research and Strategies That Pr...

Deadline 10/01/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and professionals at a private foundation in Washington, DC to improve strategies for developing democracy throughout the world, or to conduct related research for publication. The fellowship program will take place at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). The pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for community development, human services, education, cultural affairs and diversity, and health. The funding source currently operates or has a business interest i...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Education, Economic, and Community Development

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000, and grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, to Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire nonprofit organizations to promote economic development in the funding source's service area. In addition, creative programs in the areas of education, arts and culture, health and wellness, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178822
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Grants to Maine Researchers at IHEs and Research Institutions for Research on the Preservati...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants typically ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Maine researchers associated with IHEs and research institutions for research and outreach projects related to the state's coastal communities. Awards are generally for small research projects and proof-of-concept with the intent of seeding an idea for later development int...

GrantWatch ID#: 180147

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 10/24/19

Grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 to USA and International nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower girls and women living in extreme poverty. Applications are invited for projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing countries. Dining for Women is an...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Sustainable and Affordable C...

Deadline 11/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or team to recognize environmentally-friendly chemistry innovation. Consideration will be given to discoveries that lead the way for sustainable manufacturing processes or products at a cost less than or comparable to that of current technologies, or discoveries...

GrantWatch ID#: 155107

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development and Environmental Acti...

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs enhancing communities and the environment. An LOI is required before submitting a full proposal. Priority will be given to programs in Vermont and the Northeast, Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia but the foundation makes some gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 175694

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Research and Develop Marketable High-Risk Technologies

Deadline 12/12/19

Grants to USA and territories small businesses for early-stage research and development projects. A Project Pitch must be submitted prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support the development of innovative, technically risky technologies in nearly any science and technology field that are likely to produce a...

GrantWatch ID#: 184701

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Research and Develop Marketable High-Risk Technologies

Deadline 12/12/19

Grants to USA and territories small businesses for research and development projects to establish the feasibility of marketing risky, unproven technologies. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to submitting an application. Applicants must also complete required registration prior to applying. Funding is intended to...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 01/31/20 LOI Date: 12/15/19

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for initiatives, exchanges, and studies related to US-Japan policy. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. The purpose of this program is to respond to policy-related needs as identified by practitioners and experts in the US-Japan policy studie...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusive clean economy. The Foundation’s four focus are...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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Grants to USA Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations, IHEs, Affiliated Individuals, and Agenci...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations, IHEs, affiliated individuals, and government entities for engineering research in the area of thermal transport phenomena. Funding is intended to promote the development of new basic knowledge, or to combine established knowledge to probe new areas of innovation. Emphas...

GrantWatch ID#: 133606

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
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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

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. Funding is intended for professional development programs in community-based organizations for employees to attend classes/courses that will...

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578

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