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Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  89 Economic Development Grants for Massachusetts.

Grants to encourage economic development, support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agricult...

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, non-federal agencies, tribes, and individuals to promote the adoption and development of innovative technologies and approaches in conservation in conjunction with agriculture. Supported project have addressed a broad range of resource concerns, including irrigation ef...

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to USA Investigators for Research in Food and Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to USA investigators and faculty members at eligible institutions for continued food and sustainable agriculture research. Funding is intended to help noteworthy individuals advance research and their careers in the above fields. Applicants may be nominated by IHEs, research institutions, nonprofit organizations, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 167764

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

Deadline 02/28/18

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

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

Deadline 02/28/18

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

Awards to USA Individual Member Veterans for Farming and Agriculture Business Assistance

Deadline 03/01/18

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA individual veteran members for financial assistance in continuing a career in farming and agriculture. Funding is intended for veterans with an agricultural business already in operation. Applicants must have a desire to continue to serve others and make a positive impact on the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167041

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

Deadline 03/01/18

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

Deadline 03/01/18

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

Grants to Massachusetts and New Hampshire Nonprofits to Benefit Women, Girls, and the Underse...

Deadline 03/02/18

Grants to Eastern Massachusetts and Southern and Coastal New Hampshire nonprofits for programs and services that benefit underserved community members within the funding source's service area. Focus areas include of employment, education, healthcare, housing, childcare, healthy meals and other essential support services. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171171

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

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

Grants to Multiple USA States Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Strengthen Coas...

Deadline 03/07/18

Grants starting at $75,000 to multiple USA states and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote the resilience of coastal ecosystems and communities. Projects may involve coastal habitats restoration activities that develop resilience through the conservation and restoration of sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 157848

Grants to Greater Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Capital Expenditures to Improve Organi...

Deadline 03/08/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for capital expenditures that improve organizations' capacity to serve. Funding is intended to cover one-time capital expenses such as building improvements, vehicles, equipment purchases, and other non-expendable assets. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177471
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Fellowships to USA University and Graduate Students to Solve Challenges through GIS Technology

Deadline 03/11/18

Fellowships of $6,000 to USA and territories university and graduate students to work on challenging GIS-related projects. Students will be placed with participating nonprofits to work on geospatial datasets. Projects may address topics such as public safety, public health and food, transportation, and community and econom...

GrantWatch ID#: 182873
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to Support Arts, Humanities, and Science Festivals

Deadline 03/15/18

Grants of $500 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to support a broad range of arts, cultural, humanities, and science-based festivals. Funding is intended to assist festival programmers in promoting and producing festivals, as well as developing festival audiences. From independent film and jazz to town celebrati...

GrantWatch ID#: 167961
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 03/16/18

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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Award to Recognize a USA or Israel Nonprofit Staff Member for Contributions to the Advancemen...

Deadline 03/19/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA or Israel staff member of a nonprofit organization, in recognition of innovative contributions to advancing the status of women and girls in Israel or the United States. The Award recipient must use the $2,500 for professional development. In addition, there will be an award of $500 that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179940
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Grants to USA IHEs for Research to Enhance Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Deadline 03/29/18

Grants to USA IHEs to support research that will enhance the market competitiveness of organic crops and livestock, as well as the adoption of organic farming practices. Projects must involve research, education, and extension activities. Emphasis is placed on research involving environmental services resulting from organi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182886
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 03/31/18

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

Deadline 03/31/18

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of children. Recipients must have an NGO, nonprofit, or charity organization devoted to the cause of providing exceptional services to children. Nominees must be available to participate in the a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178778
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Promote Economic Development

Deadline 04/01/18

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

Deadline 04/01/18

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

Deadline 04/01/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 04/01/18

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 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
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Tribes and Tribal Organizations for Community Projects

Deadline 05/02/18 LOI Date: 04/02/18

Grants and in-kind support to USA Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations for evidence-based practices and interventions that strengthen communities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an LOI by April 2, 2018. Support will be provided in the form of operating expenses and volunteers from a national service organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 170343
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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
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 04/15/18

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 a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 04/15/18

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

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

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
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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 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
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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

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

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, 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

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 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

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

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
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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
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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 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

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