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Maine Economic Development Grants:  64 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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Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

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

Deadline 10/23/18

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. Projects are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects are also acceptable. Examples of projects include, but are not...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline 10/24/18

Grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 to USA 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 educational givin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Social Justice Projects that B...

Deadline 10/30/18

Fellowships of $80,000 and fellowships of $90,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals for community projects that bring positive social change. The projects may be in the areas of education, environmental sustainability, economic development, justice and human rights, health, hunger and poverty alleviation, and r...

GrantWatch ID#: 164279
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Economic Development, Children's Welfare, and Social Services

Deadline 11/15/18

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 to Address the Economic Impact of Changes in the Job Quality for L...

Deadline 03/04/19 LOI Date: 11/30/18

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research to address the causes and impacts of the shift in the quality of jobs available 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920

Grants to USA Scholars for Behavioral Economics Research Addressing Diversity and Immigration

Deadline 03/04/19 LOI Date: 11/30/18

Grants to USA scholars to support high-level 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 submitting a full application. Applications are invited for proposals addressing immigration, race, and ethnicity in the co...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368

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

Deadline 03/04/19 LOI Date: 11/30/18

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 Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 11/30/18

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

Deadline 11/30/18

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 in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 11/30/18

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

Deadline 03/04/19 LOI Date: 11/30/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 183561

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to the Development of Alternative Work Arrangem...

Deadline 03/04/19 LOI Date: 11/30/18

Grants to USA scholars for innovative social sciences research addressing the increase of alternative work arrangements in the US workforce. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation invites proposals for research examining both the causes and consequences of alternative work arra...

GrantWatch ID#: 183563
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Outreach and Networking to Promote Exchange Between the USA and...

Deadline 12/01/18

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations for outreach and networking initiatives to promote exchange between the United States and Japan. Proposal categories include the development of national or regional networks, capacity building and development of national or regional centers, and promotion of u...

GrantWatch ID#: 163372
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development and Environmental Acti...

Deadline 12/01/18

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, Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and the Northeast. Funding will be awarded to progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175694
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Innovativ...

Deadline 12/02/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Universities to Facilitate Exchange Between the USA and Japan

Deadline 12/03/18

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for projects that promote partnerships and foster dialogue between the USA and Japan. Funding is intended for projects that explore policy-oriented issues. Emphasis is placed on projects that yield tangible outcomes, as well as effective disse...

GrantWatch ID#: 163371
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19 LOI Date: 12/12/18

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

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 and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 12/15/18

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for initiatives, exchanges, and studies related to US-Japan policy. LOIs are due by July 15, 2018. The purpose of this program is to respond to policy-related needs as identified by practitioners and experts in the US-Japan policy studies field. The Foundation is open to inno...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595
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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 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
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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 Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 02/01/19

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 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 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
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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. 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Grants to Seacoast Region, New Hampshire and York County, Maine Nonprofits to Benefit Residen...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations in York County, Maine and the Seacoast region of New Hampshire for program and projects that benefit local residents. Funding will be provided for proposals focusing on the arts, civic initiatives, education, the environment, and human services. Priorities for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 172120

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Deadline Ongoing

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GrantWatch ID#: 173609