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Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  91 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, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/17/18 LOI Date: 12/13/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an Intent to Apply notification by December 13. The mission of CNCS is to improve lives, strengthen communities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global Issues

Deadline 12/14/17

Prizes ranging from $250 to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their solution. This opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 01/31/18 LOI Date: 12/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for initiatives, exchanges, and studies related to US-Japan policy. LOIs are due by December 15. 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 innova...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595

Grants to USA Farmers to Improve Environmental Impact, Safety, and Availability of Produce

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA farmers to implement sustainability practices that will improve environmental impact and ensure the availability and safety of produce in the market. Funding is intended to help local farms invest in food safety, upgrade operations, and implement sustainable technology. Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 160732

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

Deadline 12/15/17

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Educate New Farmers and Ranchers

Deadline 02/08/18 Conference Date: 12/19/17

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for collaborative efforts to deliver mentoring, education, and technical assistance programs to beginning ranchers and farmers. Certain applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Applicants are advised...

GrantWatch ID#: 151418

Grants to Provincetown, Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Property Owners to Improve C...

Deadline 12/21/17

Grants to Provincetown, Massachusetts nonprofits, local government agencies, and property owners and developers for community housing, open space and recreation, or historic preservation. Funds may also be requested for capital improvements for existing outdoor recreation facilities. The Town of Provincetown has adopted...

GrantWatch ID#: 148870

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

Deadline 12/22/17

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 Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits to Hire Local Youth for a Summer Work and Develop...

Deadline 12/29/17

Grants to Boston, Massachusetts nonprofits to hire local teens to work for their organizations during the summer of 2018. Funding is intended to give local teens access to job training and educational financial literacy programs to help them succeed in today's fast-paced economy. As part of the summer experience, youth ...

GrantWatch ID#: 127238
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Financial Literacy Programs

Deadline 12/29/17

Grants to Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan and New York nonprofit organizations for financial literacy programs. Funding is intended for educational programs that help adults and children develop healthy financial habits.

GrantWatch ID#: 168199

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953

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

Deadline 12/31/17

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 Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 01/01/18

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

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits to Improve Rural Drinking Water and Waste Systems

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations to improve drinking water and waste disposal systems in qualifying rural communities and tribal lands. This program helps qualifying nonprofits offer technical assistance and training to evaluate and identify solutions to water and waste issues. This program also helps ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152569

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Improve Solid Waste Systems in Rural...

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and academic institutions to reduce or eliminate water pollution in qualifying rural areas. This program supports organizations that offer training and technical assistance to improve the management and planning of solid waste sites. Dr...

GrantWatch ID#: 162946
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social and Civil Rights for Global Citizens

Deadline 01/03/18

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

Deadline 02/12/18 LOI Date: 01/08/18

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

Grant to a USA IHE or Nonprofit to Host International Student Leadership Institutes

Deadline 01/11/18

Grant to a USA higher education institution or nonprofit organization to design and implement international student leadership programs. Applicants are advised that the registrations required to apply may take up to four weeks to complete. The successful applicant will host five-week institutes addressing the following thi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182586
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Energy Efficiency, Conservation, and Urban F...

Deadline 01/29/18 LOI Date: 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple States for preserving, restoring, and protecting the natural environment, as well as strengthening the social fabric and physical landscape of local communities. LOIs are due by January 15, 2018. Priority is given to nonprofits in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Main...

GrantWatch ID#: 171524
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Grants to Marlborough, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Youth, Community, and Economic Development

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Marlborough, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit programs. Emphasis will be on youth, economic development, and overall quality of life for residents. Other focus areas include arts, culture, humanities, education, employment, environment, health, h...

GrantWatch ID#: 177057

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Hunger Relief, Education, Enviro...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Utah nonprofits and schools in eligible counties for proposals to improve the quality of life, education, and economic health in local communities. Specifically, funding is intended for projects that focus on the areas of STEM education, hunger relief, environme...

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

Deadline 01/15/18

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 for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism. Programs may involve hunger relief, shelter and housing, self-sufficiency, arts and culture, and community development. Applications will be considered for the following program areas: 1) Meeting Ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies in Multiple States to Enhance the Forest...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to multiple USA states nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, communities, school districts, special purpose districts, and IHEs to enhance and promote forestry and wood product markets. Projects should reduce forest fires, be cost effective, and promote environmental and economic health. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164183
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Grants to USA Agricultural Businesses to Develop and Market Value-Added Agricultural Products

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants to USA agricultural producers, producer groups, farm and ranch cooperatives, and other producer-based businesses for value-added activities to improve the marketing and processing of new products. Applicants are advised to begin the necessary registrations at least one month prior to the deadline. The Value Adde...

GrantWatch ID#: 172471
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Grants to USA IHEs to Develop Pest Management Alternatives to Methyl Bromide

Deadline 01/30/18

Grants to USA colleges and universities to develop and implement alternative pest management strategies for uses and commodities impacted by the methyl bromide phase-out. Applicants are advised that registrations required to apply may take up to two weeks to complete. Purpose and Priorities: This RFA solicits appli...

GrantWatch ID#: 182600

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Protect Nat...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to build community capacity to protect natural resources. This program seeks to support a range of local partnerships working to enhance water quality, watersh...

GrantWatch ID#: 167420
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research on Retirement Income Issues

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $45,000 to USA, Canada, and International junior scholars who are within the first ten years of completing their Ph.D. or equivalent professional certification, and to senior scholars who are working in a new area, to conduct innovative research projects related to retirement income issues. Grant proposals mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177626

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Financial Empowerment in Low-Income Communities

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support activities that promote financial empowerment in low-income communities. Funding may be used for specific projects as well as general operating support. The Funding Source defines “financial empowerment” as providing the information, t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182621
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 05/01/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

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

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

Deadline 02/01/18

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

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants 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. Applications will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants starting at $3,500 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that will 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. Areas of Focus: - The applicati...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515

Grants to Providence, Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community N...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants to Providence, Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to address community needs, with an emphasis on educational programming. Additional focus areas include civic affairs, human welfare, and arts and culture. Funding may be used for both programming and general operating support. Thr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177664
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Grants to Greater Newburyport, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Youth, and Communi...

Deadline 03/02/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welf...

Deadline 03/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, communication access, environment, health, and economic development. Technical i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177554
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Grants to Massachusetts Schools, Farms, and Gardening Organizations for K-12 Agriculture Proj...

Deadline 04/01/18

Grants of up to $1,500 to Massachusetts schools, after-school programs, youth gardening organizations, and farms for interactive programs and activities that teach children about the food and agriculture industries and their economic and social importance. This program aims to fund agriculture-related education project...

GrantWatch ID#: 161816

Grants to USA Organizations in Northeastern States to Promote the Agriculture and Fishing Ind...

Deadline 04/01/18

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 and Rhode Island Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Economic Developme...

Deadline 04/02/18

Grants to Massachusetts and Rhode Island nonprofits in multiple cities for projects that will have a positive impact on eligible communities. First-time applicants should contact the Foundation prior to applying. Funding will be awarded to projects in the areas of economic development, education and financial literacy, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 177149

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 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 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

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, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ka...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

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 Grassroots Organizations for Social, Economic and Environmental Justice Campai...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA grassroots organizations to build collaborative social change campaigns with other like-minded organizations, and to benefit from organizing training and technical assistance opportunities. The Fund typically makes grants for social, economic, and environmental justice initiatives that give vo...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Engage Residents in Design Decisions, and Community and City Pla...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for community and city planning initiatives that incorporate residents' input. The Foundation's mission is to integrate local concerns by engaging community memberts to contribute to decisions and polcies that will benefit residents. Funding is intended for projects that will result in...

GrantWatch ID#: 157373

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Artists with Financial Resources and Business Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and opportunities that provide artists with the necessary financial resources and business training to enable their active participation in the local economy. Funding is intended to help artists overcome the obstacles that prevent them from contributing to the local econo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157374

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