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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, and IHEs to Preserve and Protect Natural Resources

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to build community capacity to protect natural resources. Funding is intended to support a range of local partnerships working to enhance water quality, watersheds, and the species and habitats t...

GrantWatch ID#: 167420

Grants to Maine Young Business Owners for Business Development Activities

Deadline 01/23/20

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 are also acceptable. Projects must have clearly defined d...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960

Grants to Maine Local Agencies for Neighborhood Improvements in Eligible Regions

Deadline 03/27/20 LOI Date: 01/24/20

Grants to Maine local and county government agencies for neighborhood improvements in eligible regions and communities throughout the state. A letter of intent must be submitted before applying. Funding is intended to assist communities in implementing innovative, integrated, and comprehensive solutions to problems facing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177763

Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creati...

Deadline 01/27/20

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 and Loans to USA Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses for Energy Improvem...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants starting at $1,500 and loan guarantees starting at $5,000 to USA, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico agricultural producers and small rural businesses to improve energy efficiency by installing renewable energy systems or making energy efficiency enhancements. Funds may be used for the purchase, installation, and const...

GrantWatch ID#: 170109

Grants to Baldwin Area, Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Self-Sufficiency, Volunt...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants to Baldwin area, Maine nonprofits, municipalities, public schools, state agencies, and Indian tribal governments for projects to benefit local residents. Funding is intended for projects that focus on promoting economic self-sufficiency, education, volunteerism, public awareness about the importance of forestry and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168179

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

Deadline 02/03/20

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 171996

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

Deadline 02/06/20

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 materials to encourage increasing numbers of students to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180249
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies to Increase Work Opportunities for Peop...

Deadline 06/12/20 LOI Date: 02/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, public and private schools, universities, and government entities to reduce unemployment rates among people with disabilities. Applicants must submit a concept application prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended for innovative pilot programs, social ventures, and d...

GrantWatch ID#: 180030

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies that Serve Minorities for Programs and Org...

Deadline 02/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, public schools, and government and tribal agencies for programs in the focus areas of health, economic development, and leadership training. Funding is intended for capacity building efforts or for new or expanded projects that benefit communities of color. The Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 177592
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Competition for USA Nonprofits to Promote Economic Growth for Individuals with Low-Income

Deadline 02/18/20

Opportunity for USA and territories nonprofit organizations to participate in a competition for proposals that promote economic growth for individuals and families with low-income. Registration is required prior to applying. The competition is intended to fund the most transformative evidence-based solution to address barr...

GrantWatch ID#: 187338
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Grants to Maine Local Municipal Governments for Projects that Promote Job Creation and Retent...

Deadline 05/22/20 LOI Date: 02/21/20

Grants to Maine local municipal governments (excluding entitlement communities) for projects that assist businesses with job creation and retention for the low-to-moderate income sector. Applicants must submit an Intent to Apply prior to applying. Funding is intended to prevent and eliminate slum conditions through increas...

GrantWatch ID#: 167238

Grants to USA IHEs for Research to Enhance Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Deadline 02/27/20

Grants to USA universities and colleges for integrated research in identified priority areas in the organic agriculture industry. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Collaborative projects are encouraged. Projects may include both crop and livestock research.

GrantWatch ID#: 182886
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Grants to USA Agricultural Businesses to Develop and Market Value-Added Agricultural Products

Deadline 03/05/20

Grants to USA agricultural producers, groups, and other eligible businesses for activities to expand the agricultural market. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. The purpose of the grant program is to assist agricultural producers to enter into value-added activities rela...

GrantWatch ID#: 172471
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Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 03/05/20

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 intended for the development of technically risky and innova...

GrantWatch ID#: 184701
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Grants to USA Small Businesses for High-Risk Technology Research

Deadline 03/05/20

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 weeks to complete. Funding is intended to allow small busi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702
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Grants to Maine Local Governments to Increase Housing Availability

Deadline 05/01/20 LOI Date: 03/06/20

Grants to Maine local government agencies for housing projects to benefit residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for a range of capital improvements on structures to provide housing for residents with low- and moderate-incomes. All un...

GrantWatch ID#: 177764

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies to Assess and Plan Arts and Cultural Programs that W...

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofits, municipal and county government units, and tribal governments to develop a plan for cultural programming to stimulate community economic development. Applicants must speak with program staff prior to the submission of an application. Funding is intended to help communities and r...

GrantWatch ID#: 153698

Grants to Maine Cultural Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance Local Communities and Economies ...

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit cultural organizations, municipalities, or tribal governments to further the role of the arts in strengthening the state’s communities and enhancing local economies. This program offers unrestricted operating support to organizations, according to budget size, as well as a process for partnering...

GrantWatch ID#: 179590
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Grants to Maine Arts and Cultural Nonprofits and Agencies for Capacity-Building Activities

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and government agencies for capacity-building activities. Applicants must contact program staff prior to submitting a grant application. Funding is intended to address issues such as staff and board development, organizational positioning, financial ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179593
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernment 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:

GrantWatch ID#: 179280
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Grants to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, Tribes, and IHEs for Business Development in Non-Urban Ar...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA and territories agencies, nonprofits, IHEs, tribes, and cooperatives to promote economic development in non-urban areas. Funding is intended for programs that promote the development of small or new businesses and provide adult education opportunities to further employment.

GrantWatch ID#: 167073
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Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 04/01/20

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, veteran and military support, education, cultural affairs and diversity, and health. The funding source currently operate...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Tribes to Support Local Businesses

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, and tribal governments for projects to support the launch or expansion of local businesses. Funding is intended to foster economic development, promote community vitality, and benefit local residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 187798
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

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

Deadline 04/30/20

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 will be expected to mentor future grantees to help them o...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Female Participation in Addr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to address climate change. Funding is intended to train and involve females in addressing environmental issues, increase the representation of women, and create job opportunities for women that elevate them as leaders in environmental solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 187814
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Grants to USA Music-Related Nonprofits to Develop Promotional Materials that Will Lead to In...

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and territories music-related nonprofit organizations to develop promotional materials such as brochures, websites, and marketing videos. Funding is intended to provide seed money that the nonprofit may use in the development of grant application materials that may be required to secure additi...

GrantWatch ID#: 141225
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Grants to USA Scholars for Behavioral Economics Research Addressing Diversity and Immigration

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

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. A letter of inquiry is required prior to the submission of a full application. Funding is intended for investigator-initiated research proposals on the social, ec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/30/20

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to analyze and carry out high-level research in the social sciences at the Foundation's New York-based facility. The focus of the research should relate to the Foundation's mission of improving social and living conditions in the United States. The Foundation now dedi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Energy Efficiency, Conservation, and Urban F...

Deadline 07/31/20 LOI Date: 07/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple States for preserving, restoring, and protecting the natural environment, as well as strengthening the social fabric and physical landscape of local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to nonprofits in Alabama, Connecticut, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171524
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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 and deep questions facing humankind, character virtue ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

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 assistance.

GrantWatch ID#: 184883
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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 required registrations may take several days to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 184088
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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 inclusive clean economy. The Foundation’s four focus are...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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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 assets and to support creative approaches to supporting ec...

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
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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 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
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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
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic, Environmental, and Social Justice Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for community programs and initiatives that promote environmental, economic, and social justice. Grants may be used for projects, general support, and collaborative efforts, as well as to build capacity for organizations working in the Foundation's areas of interest. The Foundation sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 162470
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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