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Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  84 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 Massachusetts Nonprofits for Capital Expenditures to Improve Organizational Capaci...

Deadline 09/21/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits in the Greater Boston area or gateway cities to support one-time capital projects that will strengthen organizational capacity. Preference will be given to organizations working in the areas of human services, health, youth development, and economic mobilit...

GrantWatch ID#: 177471

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 Conference Date: 09/25/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 175672
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Fellowships to USA Individuals for the Development of Technological Innovations that Promote...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $30,000 to USA early-career, technologically savvy innovators to develop ideas that will advance social change. The Fellowship is intended to support projects that advance causes in progressive politics and social justice, as well as transformative media and technology initiatives. Special interest is sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 162765

Grants to USA Organizations to Help Vulnerable Older Adults Build Social Support and Economi...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to USA and territories organizations for large-scale programs that help low-income adults age 50 and older stay connected to their communities and other individuals. Proposals may also include initiatives to support economic opportunity and end senior poverty, and should impact hundreds of thousands of adults. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184035

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding 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 justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 10/01/18

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 Barnstable, Massachusetts Nonprofits, Educational Institutions, and Individuals fo...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Barnstable, Massachusetts nonprofits, educational institutions, and individuals for cultural and artistic activities that benefit the residents of Cape Cod. Preference is given to projects that enhance arts education of learners of all ages, include collaboration, contribute to the loc...

GrantWatch ID#: 158597

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Promote Economic Development

Deadline 10/01/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to 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 the areas of c...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764

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 Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 10/01/18

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

Grants to Massachusetts and Rhode Island Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, and...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Massachusetts and Rhode Island nonprofit organizations to promote social and economic wellbeing in eligible communities. First-time applicants must submit an initial inquiry prior to a full application. Program areas include education, financial literacy, housing, and economic development. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 177149

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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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Grants to Chatham, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs that Increase Quality of Life

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations that increase the quality of life for residents of Chatham. Priority will be given to organizations that address the environment, children's needs, hunger, and other social needs, such as economic security, transportation, healthy aging, and housing. The Chatham Fund supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 168417
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 10/15/18

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 to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline 10/24/18

Grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower girls and women living in extreme poverty. Applications are invited for projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing countries. Dining for Women is an educational givin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405
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Grants to Massachusetts Colleges and School Districts for Career and Technical Secondary Educ...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Massachusetts public two-year colleges, school districts, and consortiums for programs that will improve secondary-level technical and career education statewide. Priority will be given to programs that will reduce the achievement gap for special populations on the Perkins IV core indicators of performance as set...

GrantWatch ID#: 144934
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community Building...

Deadline 11/01/18

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

Deadline 11/01/18

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
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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 Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 11/15/18

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

Deadline 11/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development and Environmental Acti...

Deadline 12/01/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs enhancing communities and the environment. An LOI is required before submitting a full proposal. Priority will be given to programs in Vermont, Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and the Northeast. Funding will be awarded to progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175694
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 150595

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

Deadline 02/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Foster Social, Economic, and Cultural Development

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that support arts, culture, and economic and racial justice. Funding is intended for programs that address the Foundation's focus areas, and that have a regional, national, and global impact. In addition to the eligibility criteria, the Foundation suggests that applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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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

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Equitable Job Creation for Women and Underserved Populat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives that increase and promote equitable job creation for people of color, immigrants, women, and other underserved populations. Strategies to achieve this goal include economic policy reform, alternative business models, and efforts to increase the growth of businesses owne...

GrantWatch ID#: 157375

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Development Projects that Benefit Minorities and Low-In...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for economic development projects that will benefit all populations, and in particular, people of color, immigrants, and low-income communities. Funding is intended for initiatives that seek to influence economic development planning and practice so that equity, transparency, sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 157376
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects to Improve Job Quality and Provide Access to Better Car...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for collaborative projects to improve the quality of employment in the lower wage sectors, as well as initiatives to create access to career pathways to well-paying jobs in emerging industries, ie., advanced manufacturing, clean tech, biotech, etc. The Foundation seeks funding oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157377
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmentally-Friendly and Equity-Oriented Transit Solutions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for transit and transportation system solutions that give citizens affordable and reliable ways to reach their destinations. Solutions should seek to minimize the impact on the environment and maximize equitable economic opportunities. The Foundation seeks funding opportunities that...

GrantWatch ID#: 157378

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Retrofitting Related Education and Financing Options

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities and collaborations that promote retrofitting. For the purposes of this grant, retrofitting is defined as the practice of updating existing structures and buildings with energy-efficient modes of operation. Funding is also intended for outreach efforts that educate busine...

GrantWatch ID#: 157379

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Innovative Stormwater Run-Off Management and Green Infrastructu...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for innovative stormwater run-off management and green infrastructure projects to prevent damage caused by old, inefficient water systems. Funding is intended for environmentally-conscious approaches that capture and slowly release water into existing drains, pipes and sewers, or reuse...

GrantWatch ID#: 157380

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Regional Food System Management to Benefit the Community, Econom...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives in regional food aggregation and distribution that will improve rural-urban connections and provide economic, environmental, and community benefit. The Foundation seeks to support food supply programs that contribute to anti-poverty strategies and build strong local eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 157381
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeast States for Animal Welfare, Education, and Self-Suffici...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $50,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of animals and people. Priority areas include animals, economic self-sufficiency, education, and disadvantaged individuals. Primary Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 159579

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

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

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