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Minnesota Economic Development Grants:  106 Economic Development Grants for Minnesota.

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 IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Grants to USA State and Local Governments and Nonprofits to Improve Programs that Assist Vic...

Deadline 06/27/18

Grants to USA state and local municipalities, tribal governments, and nonprofit agencies to enhance the quality of services provided to victims of human trafficking. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of housing, legal assistance, mental health services, substance abuse services, education, and economic and lead...

GrantWatch ID#: 155052

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

Deadline 06/22/18

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 Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Public Organizations to Strengthen Low-Income Rur...

Deadline 06/25/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA nonprofits, for-profits, and public organizations to strengthen low-income rural communities by providing guidance and training to qualifying beneficiaries. Funding may be requested for projects to improve community facilities and housing, as well as economic and community development proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 174357

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

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

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 Conference Date: 06/27/18

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

Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/28/18

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to analyze and carry out high-level research in the social sciences at the Foundation's New York-based facility. The focus of the research should relate to the Foundation's mission of improving social and living conditions in the United States. The Foundation now dedi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Basic Needs and...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions to meet basic needs and promote economic self-sufficiency and social and civic participation of area residents. Funding is intended to support programs, general operations, and, for community foundations on...

GrantWatch ID#: 178983
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Housing, Community Revitalization, Arts, and...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in communities within the funding source’s market area. Eligible states include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massac...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Programs that Address Rural Poverty

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Central Minnesota nonprofits, schools, and government agencies for programs that address rural poverty. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on one or more of the following areas: existing emergency and transitional activities, community needs and assets, planning and de...

GrantWatch ID#: 166220

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Children and Families,...

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies for programs focusing on children, youth, and families, opportunities for self-reliance, and rural aging. Priorities for each of these focus areas are outlined further below. Grant Guidelines: Eligible organizations must operate i...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199

Program for USA Veterans and Military Spouses to Attend a Tech Entrepreneurship Mentorship E...

Deadline 07/01/18

A program is open to USA military veterans and spouses to attend a 3-day tech entrepreneurship boot camp in Denver, Colorado. Attendees will receive one-on-one mentoring to advance and inspire their business startups. The purpose of this program is to provide veterans with the resources and support they need in their entre...

GrantWatch ID#: 163078

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

Grants to Twin Cities Area, Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Workforce and Ec...

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools to strengthen the economies of local communities. Program areas include financial education, small business development, and workforce development. Funding is also available to sponsor events that fall under ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174045

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Help Rural Communities Plan and Manage Commu...

Deadline 07/02/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to offer technical assistance and training as it relates to community facilities programs in rural areas. Grantees will assist rural communities in activities such as planning for and identifying facility needs, improving facilities management. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152569
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Health, Human Services, ...

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants of up to $25,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states to positively impact local communities. Applications are accepted from organizations working in the following areas: health and human services, arts, culture, employment, and education. The purpose of this grants program is to...

GrantWatch ID#: 181533

Grants to Saint Paul Area, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Arts, and Community...

Deadline 07/10/18

Grants to Saint Paul Metropolitan Area, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies to strengthen local communities and improve the lives of disadvantaged individuals. First-time applicants are advised to register on the grants portal well in advance of the deadline. Primary program areas include community an...

GrantWatch ID#: 177498
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Technology Start-Ups to Relocate to Kansas City, Mi...

Deadline 07/11/18

Grants starting at $50,000 and additional benefits to USA, Canada, and International start-up tech companies to relocate to Kansas City, Missouri for a minimum of one year. Applications are invited from businesses in a range of fields, including advanced manufacturing, agricultural technology, animal health, cloud services...

GrantWatch ID#: 171227

Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Start-Up and Capa...

Deadline 08/17/18 LOI Date: 07/13/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Central Minnesota nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts for start-ups and capacity building programs to strengthen businesses and nonprofits and address workforce shortages. Applicants must submit a letter of intent by January 12, 2018. Support is intended to serve the people an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180284
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 08/31/18 LOI Date: 07/15/18

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 Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Hunger Relief, Education, and th...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Utah nonprofits and public schools to improve the well-being, quality of life and education, and economic health of communities in eligible counties where employees of the Funding Source live and work. Funding is also intended to improve education and the enviro...

GrantWatch ID#: 178130

Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 07/15/18

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 Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: -Foster Jewish arts, cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744

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 Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Housing, Education, an...

Deadline 07/30/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $10,000 to Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. If requesting support for capital campaigns, strategic investments, or large-scale initiatives, you must contact...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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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
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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
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Upper Midwestern States for Programs that Address Climate Change ...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $25,000 to North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa organizations to mitigate climate change in the Upper Midwest region. Funding may be requested for policy education, community action, administrative action, sustainable business and community solutions, and pilot projects....

GrantWatch ID#: 177293
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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 West Central Minnesota Nonprofits for Education, Economic Development, Environment...

Deadline 08/13/18

Grants to West Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area of Pope, Stevens, Douglas, Stearns, Ottertail, Grant, and Todd counties. Program areas include economic development, community services, youth and education, disaster relief, and the environment. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180333
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Grants to New Ulm, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Arts, Historic Preservat...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to New Ulm, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs located within the boundaries of the local school district that are related to one or more of the Foundation's four pillars of focus. The four pillars are historic preservation, education, economic development, and the arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 159244

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 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 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

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 in Multiple States for Youth, Economic Development, Culture, and En...

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to enhance communities where the funding source has a business presence. Priorities include assisting the disadvantaged, economic development, education, youth development, neighborhood improvement, community problem solving, cultural en...

GrantWatch ID#: 172570
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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 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 Todd-Wadena Area, Minnesota Nonprofits for Education, Youth, Environment, Economic ...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits, governmental organizations, and schools for projects that improve the quality of life in Todd and Wadena Counties. Funded projects should fall in the areas of disaster relief, economic development, community service, environment, education, and youth. The following factors will be conside...

GrantWatch ID#: 151314
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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 Rural Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Healthy, Inclusive Rural Communi...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to rural Minnesota nonprofit organizations, tribal government agencies, and other units of government for programs and projects that focus on promoting healthy, inclusive rural communities. Funding will specifically be provided for proposals that focus on one of the following areas: Focus Are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182385
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Grants to Minnesota and Wisconsin Nonprofits for Economic Development, Youth, Environment, a...

Deadline 09/17/18

Grants to Minnesota and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of communities within the funding source’s service area. Program areas include economic development, community service, education and youth, emergency energy assistance, environment, and disaster relief. Please note that all funds must be used lo...

GrantWatch ID#: 160260