Economic Development Grants in Massachusetts, Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge - GrantWatch

Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters

Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  73 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.

Search Filters

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19

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

Grants and Financial Coaching to Boston, Massachusetts Artists to Facilitate Career Sustaina...

Deadline 01/28/19

Matching grants of $1,000 and $2,000 to Boston, Massachusetts artists in all disciplines to strengthen their creative careers. Funding is intended to help with the development of artistic practices and to increase long-term career sustainability. Funds can be used as working capital and to match an artist's saving progress...

GrantWatch ID#: 185010

Grants to USA Agencies and Nonprofits to Clean Up Contaminated Land for Development

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to USA and territories state, local, and tribal governments and nonprofit organizations for the assessment and clean up of contaminated properties. Required registrations may take at least one month to complete. Funding may be used to inventory, prevent, assess, reuse, and clean up brownfield sites. A brownfield...

GrantWatch ID#: 148252

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, Councils, and Public Power Entities to Assess the Energy Effic...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to USA and territories local and state governments, Tribes, IHEs, rural electric cooperatives, public power entities, and councils in eligible regions to assist rural small businesses and agricultural producers evaluate their energy efficiency. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The recip...

GrantWatch ID#: 184195
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

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

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

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

Deadline 02/01/19

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
NEW

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
NEW

In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and Mexico Regional Authorities and Agencies for Smart Techno...

Deadline 02/15/19

In-kind support and resources to USA, Canada, and Mexico government agencies and regional authorities to participate in a large-scale smart technology program to improve urban areas. Funding is intended to give cities the technological resources and support services needed to create sustainable communities that will benefi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177843

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits and Schools and Russia NGOs for Programs to Expand US-...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, schools, and for-profit organizations and Russia non-governmental organizations for innovative projects to expand cooperation and communication between the United States and Russia. Funding may be used to promote collaboration in cultural and professional areas ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185107
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 02/28/19

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

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

Deadline 02/28/19

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
NEW

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

Deadline 03/01/19

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
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 03/15/19

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
NEW

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 03/15/19

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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

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
NEW

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

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 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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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

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
NEW

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
NEW

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

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 Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs in Education, Arts, Health, Economic Develop...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $25,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for general operations or project support in the greater Boston area. Interested applicants must contact the Foundation prior to submitting an LOI. Funding is intended for programs in the Foundation's five impact areas and two crosscutting strategies. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161419
NEW

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and For-Profits for Financial Literacy, Workforce Developme...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits and for-profits for programs in financial literacy, workforce development, and economic self-sufficiency in the greater Boston area. The Foundation is committed to helping build stronger, prosperous, and more vibrant communities in the areas they serve. As a mutual s...

GrantWatch ID#: 161615
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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
NEW

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

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 Massachusetts K-12 Schools and Nonprofits to Promote Financial Literacy and Educati...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Massachusetts K-12 public and private schools and nonprofit organizations in Wakefield, Lynnfield, North Reading, Andover, and Methuen for programs that promote financial literacy and education. Funding is intended for programs that cover topics such as banking, money, saving, investing, borrowing and credit, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 162216

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
NEW

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

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

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