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Massachusetts Economic Development Grants:  107 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 Arts and Cultural Programming in the MetroWest Region

Deadline 08/03/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to support arts and cultural programming throughout the MetroWest region. Funding may be requested for arts education, performing arts activities, gallery exhibitions, and historic preservation. Through its Fund for the Arts & Culture, the Foundation for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173565

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applicants are advised to create or verify the necessary registrations by July 19, and a required form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitali...

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations by July 19. Initial application comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172668

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Promote Business Growth in Rural Communities

Deadline 07/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit corporations and IHEs to improve the economic conditions of rural communities by promoting business development. Initiatives may assist individuals and businesses in the startup, expansion or improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses. Grant and matching funds can be u...

GrantWatch ID#: 170336

Fellowships to USA Retired and Retiring Public Sector Officials to Advance Social Change

Deadline 07/24/18

Fellowships starting at $90,000 and an additional project support to USA and territories individuals who have served in senior-level positions within state, local, or federal governments. Selected fellows will carry out a project that will advance knowledge and understanding of making effective social and economic changes ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172989
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits to Promote the Equality of Women

Deadline 11/02/18 LOI Date: 07/30/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 per year to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations to promote religious, political, social, and economic equality for women. LOIs are due July 30. Funding may be requested for both general operating and project support. Please note that only feminist social change organizations may re...

GrantWatch ID#: 149534

Grants to USA Tribes and Nonprofits to Promote Economic Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing ...

Deadline 07/30/18

Grants to USA tribes, nonprofit organizations, resident associations, and public housing agencies to promote economic self-sufficiency for Public and Indian housing residents. Applicants are advised that the registrations required to apply may take up to four weeks to complete. Overview: The Resident Opportunity &...

GrantWatch ID#: 183861

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Cultivate a Strong STEM Workforce

Deadline 09/28/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to promote a world-class workforce in the STEM fields. Initial applications are due no later than July 31. Applicants are advised that registration in the online grants system may take up to four weeks to complete. Program Description: The ONR seeks a broad range of ap...

GrantWatch ID#: 151207

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs and services benefitting communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include youth development, community development, and affordable housing. All request...

GrantWatch ID#: 178391

Grants to USA Agencies to Strengthen the Workforce in Areas Impacted by Opioid Use

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA state governments, tribal governments, and outlying areas to support and retrain workers residing in communities impacted by the economic and health effects of opioid use, overdose, and addiction. Funding will support career services, workforce training, and support services. Successful applications will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183686

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

Deadline 08/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 177319

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

Deadline 08/01/18

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

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $8,000 to organizations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont for activities that promote and strengthen the agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest products industries in the region. Applicants that clearly demonstrate how a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180342
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Grants to Massachusetts Agencies for the Improvement of Public Infrastructure

Deadline 08/10/18

Grants to Massachusetts municipalities and other public agencies for capital public infrastructure improvement projects. Projects should promote and accelerate job growth and housing throughout the Commonwealth. Projects may involve roadways in rural areas, transit-oriented housing, and other transportation and infrastruct...

GrantWatch ID#: 173689
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Grants to USA Public Housing Authorities to Expand Employment Opportunities for Residents

Deadline 08/14/18

Grants to USA public housing authorities to operate job programs in qualifying public housing developments. Applicants must verify or create the required registrations in advance of the deadline. This program seeks to address poverty affecting public housing residents by promoting, enabling, and facilitating employment. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161900

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

Deadline 08/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 157185
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Gender and Rac...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for projects that promote racial, gender, and economic justice. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit, and are directed by, women and girls. Eligible programs focus on activism, political change, and empowerment. Small and start-up organizat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172504
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Grants to Providence, Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community N...

Deadline 08/15/18

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

Grants to USA Researchers to Address the Economic Impact of Changes in the Job Quality for L...

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

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research to address the causes and impacts of the shift in the quality of jobs available for less-skilled and moderately skilled workers. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Proposals are invited for investigator-initiated research that will broaden understanding of the role of ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920
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Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

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

Grants to USA scholars for behavioral economics research that draws from economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Projects must examine and seek to improve the social and living conditions within the nation. The Russell Sage Foundation's progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Researchers for Innovative Research on Wealth Inequality

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

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research addressing the impact of economic inequality on the nation's population. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Studies will address how inequality has affected the political, economic, and social institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equali...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 175593
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Grants to USA Scholars for Research on the Rise of Alternative Work Arrangements

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

Grants to USA scholars for innovative social sciences research addressing the increase of alternative work arrangements in the US workforce. LOIs are due by August 20. The Foundation invites proposals for research examining both the causes and consequences of alternative work arrangements. The Foundation defines altern...

GrantWatch ID#: 183563
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170643
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Financial and Banking Literacy for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline 12/14/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide consumer education or information, or financial literacy or education. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. A special emphasis is placed on issues related to large financial institutions, basic banking, access to financial services, retail bank...

GrantWatch ID#: 166138
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 08/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. A funding inquiry is due August 31, 2018. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and the big questions, character virtue development, individual freedom and free markets, ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174514
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Grants to Eastern Massachusetts Nonprofits for Housing, Human Services, and Community Develop...

Deadline 08/31/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180782
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Education, Health, and Economic Development in the Gr...

Deadline 09/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 182035
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Grants to Greater Newburyport, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Youth, and Communi...

Deadline 09/07/18

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 Barnstable County, Massachusetts Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Long-Range ...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 09/10/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Barnstable County, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for long-range organizational capacity development and strategic initiatives. LOIs are due September 10. Consideration will be given to organizations operating in the areas of arts and culture; health and...

GrantWatch ID#: 172105
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Grants to Worcester County, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Civic Life, Health...

Deadline 09/14/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community projects that benefit Worcester and the surrounding towns and cities of Worcester County. Eligible program areas include arts, environment, and civic life, early childhood development, youth education and development, economic security, and hea...

GrantWatch ID#: 169966
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeastern States for Housing, Financial Education, a...

Deadline 09/14/18

Grants to Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island nonprofit organizations for programs serving low- and moderate-income households within the funding source’s service area. Focus areas include affordable housing, financial education, and economic developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 173656
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Individuals to Aid Underprivileged C...

Deadline 12/17/18 LOI Date: 09/14/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects that will aid underprivileged populations. LOIs are due September 14, 2018. A particular focus will be given to those demographics that have been overlooked and/or mar...

GrantWatch ID#: 174694
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Grants to USA and Latin America Nonprofits for Research and Policy Changes that Benefit Latin...

Deadline 09/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173581
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Neighborhood Revitalization in Struggling...

Deadline 09/17/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and tribal entities for locally-driven strategies to meet the needs of struggling neighborhoods. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Program areas include housing, improving neighborhood conditions, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 171994
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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
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Community Development

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include STEM education, road and vehicle safety, and community development. Consideration will also be given to requests benefitting Detroit communities. Focus Areas: General Motors is committe...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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