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Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  86 Economic Development Grants for Massachusetts.

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, For-Profits, Agencies, Institutions, and Individuals for Collabora...

Deadline 04/24/19 LOI Date: 03/26/19

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Guam private and public corporations, agencies, individuals, and other entities collaborating with eligible coastal and lake-based institutions for high-risk developmental projects addressing aquaculture issues. A letter of intent must be submitted before applying. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 185514

Grants to Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Neighborhood Improvement or to Assist At-Risk...

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Boston, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for neighborhood improvement and programs involving at-risk youth, seniors or women. Neighborhood programs are intended to revitalize and improve neighborhoods to better the tourist, convention, or visitor experience.

GrantWatch ID#: 168632

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

Deadline 03/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178391

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

Deadline 03/31/19

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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Exceptional Dedication to Improving...

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable children. Recipients must have an NGO, nonprofit, or charity organization devoted to the cause of providing exceptional services to children. Candidates may submit a nomination ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178778

Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Over for Creating Positive Social Impact

Deadline 03/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to Massachusetts Schools, Farms, and Gardening Organizations for K-12 Agriculture Proj...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $1,500 to Massachusetts schools, youth gardening organizations, after-school programs, and farms for interactive programs and activities that teach children about the food and agriculture industries and their economic and social importance. Previously funded projects include projects that explore new techno...

GrantWatch ID#: 161816

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States for Economic Development, Education, a...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in which the funding source has a business presence. Eligible program areas include education, economic development, and equity, diversity, and inclusion. For details on the three focus ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 164494

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

Deadline 04/01/19

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 constr...

GrantWatch ID#: 170109

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

Deadline 04/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180342
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, Individuals, and Other Entities for Researc...

Deadline 05/01/19 LOI Date: 04/02/19

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Guam private and public corporations, agencies, individuals, and other entities and associations for research addressing economic, behavioral, and social factors affecting aquaculture in the United States. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to applying. NOAA pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 185574

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Technology Nonprofits to Participate in a Summer Tra...

Deadline 04/08/19

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International technology nonprofits for general operating support and mentorship. Funding is intended to help tech nonprofits increase trajectory, find new capital, connect with donors and funders, and establish stronger ties with each other. The program is designed about the needs of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180072
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 04/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Funding is intended to help communities that are served by the Fund and in which employees reside. Priority is given to: - Organizations and programs that promote and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, Institutions, and Individuals for Collabora...

Deadline 05/15/19 LOI Date: 04/15/19

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Guam private and public corporations, agencies, individuals, and other entities collaborating with eligible coastal and lake-based institutions for capacity-building education, outreach, and research in aquaculture. LOIs must be submitted prior to applying. The collaborative programs ini...

GrantWatch ID#: 185573

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Quick-Action Projects to Improve Communities

Deadline 04/17/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for quick-action projects to improve local communities. Funding areas include transportation, public spaces, housing, smart cities, and other community elements. Applications are invited for projects that will help the community become more livable. AARP wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 185431
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Scholarship and Research on Public Policy

Deadline 04/22/19

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights for Global Citize...

Deadline 04/22/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178726
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global and Bus...

Deadline 04/24/19

Prizes ranging from $300 to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to business challenges and global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282
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Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 04/24/19

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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Grants to Essex County, Massachusetts Nonprofits to Build Capacity and Improve Effectiveness

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants of up to $7,500 to Essex County, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for capacity building efforts. Funding is intended to support specific projects that help nonprofits implement their work more effectively by improving their infrastructure. For the current funding cycle, grants will be awarded to assist organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 167154
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Fellowships to USA Journalists for Reporting and Research on Economic, Political, and Social I...

Deadline 05/01/19

Fellowships of $8,000 per month to USA journalists for research and reporting on current issues in the social and political arena, including immigration reform, racial tensions, and educational inequalities. Applicants are expected to work with visiting scholars conducting research projects in these areas. In addition ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174464
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Visual Arts Organizations for General Operating and Specific Project ...

Deadline 05/30/19 LOI Date: 05/10/19

Grants of up to $40,000 USA to small and medium-size nonprofit arts organizations for general operating and specific project support. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to support visual arts organizations that promote progress and innovation; that present diverse and under-re...

GrantWatch ID#: 185411
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in the Cape Ann and Beverly Areas for Arts, Youth, Econom...

Deadline 05/15/19

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in the Cape Ann and Beverly areas for projects in arts and culture, youth development, economic and community empowerment, and health and human services. Grants may be requested for capital, project, and operating expenses, as well as other needs. The Foundation focuses i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180786
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Grants to New Hampshire and Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Education, Civic ...

Deadline 05/15/19

Grants to New Hampshire and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to address local community needs. Program areas include education, human welfare, arts and culture, and civic enhancement. The Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended to prepare indi...

GrantWatch ID#: 185070

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

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

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

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174369
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Grants to USA Researchers for Innovative Research Addressing the Causes of Inequality in Ame...

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

Grants to USA scholars for innovative research addressing factors that contribute to inequality in America. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Studies will address how economic, political, and social inequalities have affected outcomes in these areas. This includes equality of access and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. level or equivalent to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation is esp...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/19

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
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Grants to Eastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Housing, Human Services, and Community Develop...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Eastern Massachusetts nonprofits for human services, housing, and community development programs that benefit residents in communities served by the Funding Source. Funding is intended to support proposals that address the following priorities: Human Services: For organizations th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180782
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Grants to Greater Newburyport, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Youth, and Communi...

Deadline 06/07/19

Grants to Greater Newburyport Area, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include youth development, community and economic empowerment, arts and culture, and health and human services. The Foundation focuses its giving in the follow...

GrantWatch ID#: 177497
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/21/19

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

Deadline 06/27/19

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, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 10/01/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, envir...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 07/15/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible States for Education, Literacy, ...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, hospitals, government agencies, religious institutions, and volunteer fire departments in eligible states for community benefit programs. Particular focus will be placed on the areas of education, literacy, and low-income initiatives and solutions. The goal of the Entergy Cha...

GrantWatch ID#: 180322

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Education, Civic Affairs, and Arts...

Deadline 08/15/19

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in Worcester County and the cities of Marlborough and Framingham to address local community needs. Program areas include education, human welfare, arts and culture, and civic enhancement. The Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for local residents. Fundin...

GrantWatch ID#: 185066

Grants to Western Massachusetts Grassroots Nonprofits for Social Activism Projects

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to Western Massachusetts grassroots nonprofit organizations for social activism projects. Grants are intended for projects addressing the root causes of poverty and injustice, as well as projects that encourage local leadership development and community building. Priority areas for the...

GrantWatch ID#: 168270

Grants to Greater Boston, Massachusetts Organizations for Economic Development, Arts, Leaders...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to Greater Boston, Massachusetts organizations for programs in the areas of entrepreneurship and economic development, education, culture and leadership development, and environment and community building. Funding is available for special causes or unrestricted use, and occasional capital support. The Paul and E...

GrantWatch ID#: 177677
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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
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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
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Grants to Massachusetts For-Profit and Nonprofit Employers for Staff Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $10,000 to Massachusetts for-profit and nonprofit employers for the training of newly hired and incumbent full-time and part-time workers. Applications are invited from businesses of all sizes. Recipients may work with a training provider of their choice. Training grants are available for: -ESOL -P...

GrantWatch ID#: 134817

Grants to Corporations, Business Organizations, and Agencies for the Development of Wind Ene...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Massachusetts business organizations, corporations, limited liability companies, and federal, state, and local agencies for the development of wind energy projects. Funding is intended to promote the State's goals of developing a robust economy and clean environment. Grant funding and technical assistance is avai...

GrantWatch ID#: 142252
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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. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127
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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 Barnstable County, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Health, Human Services, and Educat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Barnstable County, Massachusetts nonprofits, schools, and agencies to address emerging opportunities, launch creative initiatives, and to cover costs of small, one-time projects in the areas of health, human services, the environment, education, the arts, and community development. General Gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 155372
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Multiple States for Professional Development for Empl...

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 155787
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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