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82 Community/Economic Development Grants for Maine

Grants to encourage community 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, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and Agencies for Senior Volunteer Programs

Deadline 09/01/20 Conference Date: 08/11/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers. Funding is intended for programs, involving volunteers ages 55 and older, within the focus ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Tax Credits to USA Businesses to Encourage Relocation to California

Deadline 08/17/20 Conference Date: 08/11/20

Income tax credits to USA businesses to encourage business expansion and relocation to California. The purpose of this program is to support employment and economic development in the State of California. This program is open to businesses of any size that want to stay...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/15/21 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. An online funding inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

Grants to Maine Nonprofits to Improve the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to improve the local quality of life. Consideration will be given to programs that support economic growth, offer social benefit, or provide for the welfare of children. Eligible areas of funding include arts an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits, IHEs, and Government Agencies for Joint Economics Studi...

Deadline 08/18/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA and Israel nonprofits, IHEs, government research institutions, and hospitals for collaborative economic research. Funding is intended to support research related to the American economy, including its processes and institutions, as part o...

GrantWatch ID#: 170460

Grants to USA Native American Tribal Governments and Tribal Organizations to Develop and Imp...

Deadline 08/27/20

Grants to USA Native American tribal governments and Native American tribal organizations to develop and implement energy solutions. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to improve energy-related iss...

GrantWatch ID#: 191318
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Grants to USA Organizations to Benefit Elderly Residents

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to USA and territories organizations for projects and programs that benefit elderly residents. Grants may support programs and projects at all stages of planning. Funding is intended to provide economic opportunities to low-income and vulnerable seniors. Grant f...

GrantWatch ID#: 188796
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Grants to USA Organizations to Benefit Adults and Seniors

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to USA and territories organizations for economic programs that benefit vulnerable older individuals. Funding is intended for initiatives that facilitate the attainment of new knowledge and skills, projects focused on the availability of relevant resources, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188799
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Competition for USA Nonprofits, Tribal Governments, and IHEs to Develop Ideas to Promote Equ...

Deadline 09/22/20 LOI Date: 09/01/20

Competition for USA nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and IHEs to develop innovative programs that promote equity and progress for women. Applicants must register prior to submitting a full application. The goal of the program is to expand women's power and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190688

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 09/03/20

Grants to USA and territories businesses for the development of new technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Applicants are also advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is inten...

GrantWatch ID#: 184701

Grants to USA Small Businesses for High-Risk Technology Research

Deadline 09/03/20

Grants to USA and territories businesses for research to establish the feasibility of commercializing risky technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting an application. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take a few wee...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Tribal Governments to Promote Justice and Liberation

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to support activities that promote justice and liberation. Applicants seeking multi-year grants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for organizations that are actively responding...

GrantWatch ID#: 163181
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely use...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont Nonpro...

Deadline 09/11/20

Grants to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for historic preservation projects and initiatives. Funding is intended for organizations whose main mission is historic preservation, including preserving and...

GrantWatch ID#: 173480

Grants to USA Local Governments, Nonprofits, Tribal Entities, and Public Housing Authorities...

Deadline 09/14/20

Grants to USA and territories local governments, nonprofit organizations, tribal entities, and public housing authorities for neighborhood improvement projects. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to develop and implements pla...

GrantWatch ID#: 165747
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals to Aid Underprivilege...

Deadline 12/14/20 LOI Date: 09/14/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects. Applicants must submit a preliminary form prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to provid...

GrantWatch ID#: 174694

Grants to Maine Small Businesses to Promote Exporting and International Sales

Deadline 09/16/20

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 a...

GrantWatch ID#: 184883

Cooperative Agreements to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, IHEs, Tribes, For-Profits, and Planning ...

Deadline 09/21/20

Cooperative agreements to USA government agencies, nonprofits, IHEs, Tribes and tribal authorities, for-profits, and planning entities to improve public housing programs and policies. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete...

GrantWatch ID#: 172992
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Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit, Agency, Corporation, or Partnership to Support the...

Deadline 09/21/20

Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit organization, government agency, redevelopment agency, or limited liability corporations or partnership to provide assistance for the rehabilitation of potentially contaminated sites. Applicants are advised that required registr...

GrantWatch ID#: 191644
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Low-Income Rural Residents

Deadline 09/28/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to increase organizational capacity to serve low-income rural residents. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of the funding is to strengthen organizational capacity to...

GrantWatch ID#: 174550
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Grants to Maine and Florida Nonprofits to Promote the Economic and Educational Development o...

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to Maine and Florida nonprofit organizations for programs that address the educational, medical, social, economic, and general welfare needs of local residents. Priority funding is intended for programs that improve the health and wellness of children and young ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143305
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals for Economic Developm...

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, local, tribal, and state government units, IHEs, and individuals for technical assistance and research projects that promote economic development in distressed regions. Applicants are advised that requ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184088
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Grant and In-Kind Services to a USA Nonprofit Serving Minorities to Implement a Mentoring Pro...

Deadline 09/30/20

Grant of $7,500 and in-kind software and services to a USA or territories nonprofit organization to help implement and facilitate a mentoring program. Funding is intended to support an organization striving towards greater racial equity for Black, Indigenous, and/or ot...

GrantWatch ID#: 191607
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Fellowship for USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Democracy

Deadline 10/01/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International scholars, activists, and leaders to participate in a fellowship program in Washington, DC. Participants will research, collaborate, and develop strategies to build democracy. Applicants must be available to work in residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for a Range of Programs that Benefit Local Resid...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for activities and programs within the focus areas of community development, human services, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to support activities that have a community impact in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support the focus areas of economic developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 178822

Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Grants to USA IHEs for Workforce Development Programs

Deadline 10/08/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA institutions of higher education for workforce development programs. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support skill development, increase employment, and addre...

GrantWatch ID#: 191154
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Grants to Maine Arts Nonprofits and Agencies for Cultural Plans that Further Economic Develop...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to Maine nonprofit arts organizations, government agencies, and tribal entities to execute a cultural plan that will benefit local communities. A Letter of Interest must be submitted prior to the submission of a full application. Funding is inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 168123
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Tribes to Support Entrepreneurship and In...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, public schools, public agencies, and tribal governments for programs that foster entrepreneurship and innovation in eligible counties. Funding is intended to benefit area businesses and local economies through p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186891
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Grants to Maine Young Business Owners for Business Development Activities

Deadline 10/23/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine business owners, ages 18 to 29, for business development projects that will contribute to the State's economic growth. Funding is intended for projects that are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960
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Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 10/24/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA and International nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower poverty-stricken girls and women. Funding is intended to support projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing coun...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405

Grants to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico Nonprofit Psychology Internship Programs to Increase A...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico nonprofit psychology internship programs to increase the number of available internship positions. Grant funds may be used for direct administrative costs, such as stipends and benefits, which are related to the i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184586

Grants to USA Scholars for Social Sciences Research

Deadline 11/04/20

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA individuals for social sciences research. Priority will be given to proposals from scholars who are underrepresented in the social sciences. The purpose of this program is to support research that identifies ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 187123

Grants to USA Researchers for Studies Related to the Labor Market and Quality of Life of Empl...

Deadline 03/10/21 LOI Date: 11/11/20

Grants to USA researchers for studies related to the impact of changing economies for less-skilled workers. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to apply. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, research should address social, political, economic, or psychological d...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Addressing Diversity in the Context of the COVID-19 and ...

Deadline 03/10/21 LOI Date: 11/11/20

Grants to USA scholars to support research on the economic, political, and social effects of the shifting ethnic and racial composition on the nation. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protes...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality in the Context of the Coronavirus a...

Deadline 03/10/21 LOI Date: 11/11/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit a letter of interest prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588
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Grants to USA Organizations in Eligible States to Strengthen Local Natural Resource Industri...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA organizations in eligible states for initiatives that enhance local natural resource industries. Funding is intended to support events, projects, and programs that strengthen and promote the agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 180342
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Programs that Address Bilateral Policy

Deadline 12/15/20

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. Funding is intended to respond to policy-focused needs as identified by practitione...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Schools, and Churches for Community Programs in El...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, K-12 schools, IHEs, and faith-based organizations to support and strengthen communities in the Funding Source's service area. Funding is intended to support locally operating organi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180906

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

Deadline 01/15/21

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. Funding is intended to enhance communities and to help people achieve financial independenc...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Tribal Governments for Activities to Bene...

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants to Maine nonprofits, municipalities, public schools, state agencies, and Indian tribal governments for projects to benefit local residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended for projects that focus on promoting economic self-sufficiency, education, volun...

GrantWatch ID#: 168179

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and IHEs to Improve K-14 Science Education to Prepare Stu...

Deadline 02/04/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, high schools, and institutions of higher education to improve K-14 science education in eligible disciplines to prepare students for the workforce. Funding is intended to support the preparation of teaching methods and learning ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 180249

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Tribes for Programs to Increase Social Eq...

Deadline 02/15/21

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and tribes for efforts to increase social equality. Funding is intended to support individuals who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Grant funds may be used to support capacity-bui...

GrantWatch ID#: 177592

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/24/21

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to carry out high-level research in the social sciences at a New York-based facility. The purpose of this program is to support research that diagnoses social problems and improves social policies in the USA.

GrantWatch ID#: 178482
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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 inclus...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

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. Funding is intended to leverage existing ass...

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 154595