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Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  98 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 to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline 04/24/18

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

Grants to USA Land Grant IHEs to Help Farmers and Farm Workers with Disabilities

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA cooperative extensions at qualifying land grant colleges and universities for programs to assist farm workers, farmers, and farm family members with disabilities. The purpose of this program is to help beneficiaries succeed in the agricultural industry. Program elements include education, marketing, networkin...

GrantWatch ID#: 154693
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Children and Families, the Environment, and Disenfranchi...

Deadline 08/01/18 LOI Date: 05/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations creating positive change through promoting self-sufficiency and community integration. Programs should address issues affecting children and families, the environment, and disenfranchised groups. Specifically, Singing for Change looks for groups that...

GrantWatch ID#: 138499

Fellowships to USA Journalists for Reporting and Research on Economic, Political, and Social I...

Deadline 05/01/18

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 Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community Building...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to benefit the Foundation's employees where they live and work. Interested applicants must contact the funding source prior to application with a brief description about organizational and funding goals. Funding is intended for program...

GrantWatch ID#: 177319

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Housing, Human Services, and Economic J...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area of Suffolk, Middlesex, Plymouth, Nantucket, and Norfolk Counties. Program areas include arts and education, financial literacy, health and human services, community development, affordable ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177547

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321
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Award to a Massachusetts Individual for Contributions to the Towns of Cheshire, Savoy, or Ad...

Deadline 05/01/18

Award to a Massachusetts individual to recognize outstanding commitment and contributions to the communities of Cheshire, Savoy, or Adams through either volunteer or paid work. The selected awardee will designate a nonprofit to receive a cash award on their behalf. The Margery and William Barrett Public Service Award i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180790
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social and Civil Rights for Global Citizens

Deadline 05/02/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for programs that work to protect cultural, social, civil, economic, and political rights for individuals in communities around the world. Previous grants have funded nonviolence initiatives, youth performing arts groups, and public broadcasting programs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178726

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Markets for Local Agriculture

Deadline 05/07/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofits, government agencies, and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to promote access to regionally or locally grown agricultural products. Funding is intended to increase domestic consumption of regionally produced agricultural products a...

GrantWatch ID#: 171588

Opportunity to USA Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising and Business Development

Deadline 06/10/18 Conference Date: 05/08/18

Opportunity to USA businesses and female entrepreneurs that are majority women-owned to connect with resources and fundraising. This accelerator program connects women who are developing high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to succeed. The organization’s focus and goal is to connect women foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 180925
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, professional performing arts and museums, and employee match programs in communities where the funding source's facilities are located. The Foundation focuses on issuing grants in several key areas listed below. In o...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Promote Economic Independence for Refugees

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to help low-income refugees establish and maintain financial assets. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Purpose and Objectives: The Refugee IDA P...

GrantWatch ID#: 153104

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Help Refugees Establish Childcare Businesses

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to help refugees achieve financial self-sufficiency through the establishment of small, family childcare businesses. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Program Bac...

GrantWatch ID#: 154967
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Startup Companies to Relocate to the St. Louis, Miss...

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants of $50,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada and International startup companies that are willing to relocate to the St. Louis, Missouri area for at least one year. The program is seeking companies that produce innovative services, products, or technologies, wrapped within scalable business models with the potenti...

GrantWatch ID#: 170716
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Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/18/18 Conference Date: 05/15/18

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930
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Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/18

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Eastern Massachusetts nonprofits for human services, housing, and community development programs and projects that benefit residents in communities the funding source serves. Funding is intended to support proposals that address the following priorities: Human Services: For organi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180782
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development and Environmental Acti...

Deadline 06/01/18

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

Grants to Greater Newburyport, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Youth, and Communi...

Deadline 06/01/18

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

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Education, Health, and Economic Development in the Gr...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Massachusetts new and existing nonprofits in the greater Boston area for programs in the areas of education, health and wellness, housing and neighborhoods, jobs and economic development, and arts and culture. Funding is also available for programs that cater to seniors and individ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182035
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/22/18

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Conservation, Arts...

Deadline 08/13/18 LOI Date: 06/25/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs focusing on conservation of the world's oceans. LOIs are due January 8, 2018. Funding is also available to Delaware, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits in eligible areas for performing arts programs and to Chicago, Illinois organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178256
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/28/18

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 Housing, Community Revitalization, Arts, and...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in communities within the funding source’s market area. Eligible states include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massac...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Promote Economic Development

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for community and economic development in areas where the funding source has a business presence. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The mission of the bank's charitable Foundat...

GrantWatch ID#: 164494
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 07/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Letters of Inquiry are due by February 1. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, environmental initiatives that are working t...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applications will be considered in th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to enhance and promote education in areas where the funding source has a business presence. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The mission of the bank's charitable Foundation is...

GrantWatch ID#: 175974
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 08/31/18 LOI Date: 07/15/18

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 Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Hunger Relief, Education, and th...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Utah nonprofits and public schools to improve the well-being, quality of life and education, and economic health of communities in eligible counties where employees of the Funding Source live and work. Funding is also intended to improve education and the enviro...

GrantWatch ID#: 178130
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a wide range of social change initiatives. Funding must identify with one of the following focus areas: advancement of philanthropy and volunteerism, education, entrepreneurship, advocacy and debate, advancement of women and girls, prevention of child abuse, and crisis management a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178268
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 07/31/18

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 Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible States for Education and Literac...

Deadline 08/01/18

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 Funding Source seeks to...

GrantWatch ID#: 180322
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Grants to USA Organizations in Northeastern States to Promote the Agriculture and Fishing Ind...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $8,000 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

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Eligible areas include Springfield, West Springfield, Agawam, Chicopee, Feeding Hills, Longmeadow, Westfield, Huntington, East Longmeadow, Ludlow, Holyoke, and Indian Orch...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by August 20, 2018. Questions on the LOI process should be submitte...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. The Foundation wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Grants to USA and Latin America Nonprofits for Research and Policy Changes that Benefit Latin...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to USA and Latin America nonprofits for efforts to create policy changes that will improve the lives of Latin Americans. The funding source has identified the following three program areas in which focused, expert research and innovation have the potential to make significant positive impact: - Democratic Gover...

GrantWatch ID#: 173581

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

Deadline 09/15/18

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

Grants to Greater Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits to Address Inequality through Arts, Educa...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Greater Boston, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs that address gender, ethnic, and racial disparities, as well as other social inequalities. Preference will be given to innovative activities where a smaller award amount is likely to have a meaningful impact. Thr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175271

Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts, Youth, Health, Human Services...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for activities that will improve the quality of life for residents in Rowley, Ipswich, Topsfield, Boxford, Middleton, Hamilton, and surrounding areas. The Foundation's focus areas include economic and community development, youth development, arts and culture, and health and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179712
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

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

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
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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

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 and job creation in economically distressed regions throughout the country. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant program officer prior to applying. This program is intended to levera...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Sus...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in advance of a full proposal. Program areas include STEM education, vehicle and road safety, and sustainable communities. General Motors is...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351

Grants to USA and International Organizations that Encourage Engagement in Human Welfare Ini...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International organizations for initiatives that promote outreach, awareness, and involvement in world hunger, health, and poverty. Funding is intended to be used specifically to assist decision-makers in their endeavors to confront these issues. Funds may be used for the following countries: the USA, Un...

GrantWatch ID#: 151506