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Minnesota Economic Development Grants:  101 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 and Scholarships to Minnesota Schools, Nonprofits, or Individuals in Support of Art a...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to Minnesota schools, nonprofit groups, and arts organizations, and scholarships of $250 to individuals to support the arts in an eligible region. Eligible uses of grant funds include: production of arts events or workshops, sponsorships of artists in residence, or development of arts organizations. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 127935

Grants to North Dakota and Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Women and Girls in...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants up to $15,000 to North Dakota and Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit women and girls in eligible counties. Funding is intended to improve leadership skills and develop the potential of local women and girls. This program should benefit residents of Cass County, North Dakota and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179226

Contracts for Services to USA Consultants, Companies, and Institutions to Benefit Municipalit...

Deadline 04/17/20

Contracts for services to USA consultants, companies, and institutions to benefit municipalities. Contracts are intended to provide financial management, municipal operations, policy development, and project management services to municipalities. Contracts will benefit municipalities in Connecticut.

GrantWatch ID#: 183991

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726
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Grants to USA Organizations to Benefit Elderly Residents

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA and territories organizations for projects and programs that benefit elderly residents. Grants may support programs and projects at all stages of planning. Funding is intended to provide economic opportunities to low-income and vulnerable seniors. Grant funding must be used to enhance direct services or proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 188796
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Grants to USA Organizations to Benefit Adults and Seniors

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA and territories organizations for education and outreach projects. Funding is intended to support projects that decrease expenditures, increase income, and expand economic opportunities for low-income and vulnerable seniors and individuals over the age of fifty.

GrantWatch ID#: 188799
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Corporations, Groups, and Agencies to Develop and Promote Local Ag...

Deadline 05/26/20 Conference Date: 04/23/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, corporations, agricultural businesses, agencies, groups, and local governments for activities that promote local agricultural industries and food systems. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority consideration will be given to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180493
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Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA and International nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower poverty-stricken girls and women. Funding is intended to support projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing countries. The Foundation selects a featured grantee each m...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development Programs

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants requesting support for capital campaigns or large-scale initiatives must contact program staff prior to applying. Program areas incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients will be expected to mentor future grantees to help them o...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Female Participation in Addr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to address climate change. Funding is intended to train and involve females in addressing environmental issues, increase the representation of women, and create job opportunities for women that elevate them as leaders in environmental solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 187814

Grants and Loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Clean ...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants and loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and municipalities for capital investments related to the redevelopment of polluted or contaminated properties. The purpose of this program is to transform currently contaminated sites into usable lands.

GrantWatch ID#: 155053
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community

Deadline 05/01/20

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 applying. Funding is intended for programs and projects that focus on strengthening communities, developing l...

GrantWatch ID#: 177319

Grants to Minnesota Agencies for Environmental Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Minnesota municipalities, counties, and agencies for environmental projects in eligible regions. Funding is intended to benefit local communities, enhance the tax base of a municipality, and result in job retention, job growth, and the production of affordable housing. Funding is specifically intended for project...

GrantWatch ID#: 181018

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Communities in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for projects that work to achieve regional goals that are aligned with international goals. Projects must serve the communities in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Steve...

GrantWatch ID#: 187574

Grants to Minnesota Agencies, Nonprofits, and Educational Entities to Benefit the Community ...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota units of government, nonprofit organizations, religious institutions, and educational entities for projects that benefit the community in eligible counties. Focus areas include inclusive communities, family stability, workforce development, early childhood learning and development, and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 188491

Grants to USA Music-Related Nonprofits to Develop Promotional Materials that Will Lead to In...

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and territories music-related nonprofit organizations to develop promotional materials such as brochures, websites, and marketing videos. Funding is intended to provide seed money that the nonprofit may use in the development of grant application materials that may be required to secure additi...

GrantWatch ID#: 141225
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, Training Providers, and Agencies for Workforce Deve...

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, training providers, and agencies for workforce readiness projects. Applicants requesting support for the planning of a large-scale project should contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that involve training in an area of employment nee...

GrantWatch ID#: 176708

Grants to USA Tribes for Community Building Efforts

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA tribes for community building efforts. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Focus areas include education, substance abuse, workforce expansion, and veterans and military families. Funding is intended to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170343
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Businesses, and Individuals t...

Deadline 05/07/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, community groups, government agencies, businesses, and individuals for initiatives or projects that have made a significant and lasting impact on communities. Funding is intended to recognize sustainable urban transformations. The Prize seeks to inspire urba...

GrantWatch ID#: 188527

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 05/08/20

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. Funding is intended for projects that are related to one or more of the following categories: youth, community, fire and first r...

GrantWatch ID#: 180333
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Accelerator Program for USA, Canada, and International Start-Ups in the Field of Financial T...

Deadline 05/10/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International start-up companies to participate in a business accelerator program in a select city in the United States. Applications will be accepted from technology start-ups that demonstrate creativity and innovation in the field of financial services. The Accelerator program takes place...

GrantWatch ID#: 181491

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Local Agriculture

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to enhance food markets and businesses, improve agricultural products and direct producer-to-consumer markets, sales, and activities. Required registrations ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 171588

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit the Community in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit the community in eligible regions. Projects should align with the following areas of focus: disaster relief, economic development, community service, environment, education, and youth. Applicants must serve communities located within the Todd-Wadena serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 151314

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs Related to Education, Culture, and Addressing Co...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits in eligible regions for initiatives in the areas that support education, arts and culture, civic affairs, and human welfare. Funding is intended to prioritize community needs and improve the quality of life, including strengthening self-sufficiency, encouraging higher education, and fostering...

GrantWatch ID#: 185068
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Quick-Action Projects to Improve Communities

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for quick-action projects to improve local communities. Funding areas include transportation, public spaces, housing, smart cities, and other community elements. Applications are invited for projects that will help the community become more livable. AARP wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 185431

Grants to USA Researchers for Studies Related to the Labor Market and Quality of Life of Empl...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA researchers for studies related to the impact of changing economies for less-skilled workers. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to apply. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should address social, political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis that affect social and li...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920
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Grants to USA Scholars for Research Addressing Diversity and Immigration, Particularly Due to...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA scholars to support research on the economic, political, and social effects of the shifting ethnic and racial composition on the nation. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disrupt...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368
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Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences, Particularly...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA scholars for economic research related to psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality, Particularly in the Wake of COVID-...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis that affect social and living...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs to Enhance the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs to enhance the local quality of life in eligible locations. Focus areas include social and economic growth, community and civic affairs, arts and humanities, the environment, and youth. Projects and programs must serve Martin County and the surrounding area.

GrantWatch ID#: 169442
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Promote Economic and Community...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs that benefit communities served by the funding source. Additional funds will be provided to programs that address critical needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

GrantWatch ID#: 169781

Grants to Hutchinson Area, Minnesota Nonprofits and Businesses to Promote Local Events

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to Hutchinson, Minnesota nonprofit and for-profit organizations for assistance in promoting local events. Funding is intended to be used exclusively for event marketing with the goal of attracting more visitors to the Hutchinson area. Eligible marketing must be done outside a 30-mile radius of Hutchi...

GrantWatch ID#: 156102

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Building Owners and Managers, and Nonprofits to Install Upg...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Minneapolis, Minnesota building owners, property managers, nonprofits, and solar developers for the implementation of solar upgrades. Funding is intended to offer opportunities for commercial and multifamily buildings to reduce electricity usage. Priority will be shown to buildings located within...

GrantWatch ID#: 182920
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Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 06/04/20

Grants to USA and territories businesses for the development of new technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Applicants are also advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the development of technically risky and innova...

GrantWatch ID#: 184701
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Grants to USA Small Businesses for High-Risk Technology Research

Deadline 06/04/20

Grants to USA and territories businesses for research to establish the feasibility of commercializing risky technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting an application. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take a few weeks to complete. Funding is intended to allow small busi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702
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Grants to USA Organizations in Multiple Western States for Grassroots Social Change Initiati...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants of up to $12,000 to USA organizations in multiple western states to support social change initiatives. Funding is intended to support organizations serving predominantly low-income communities and communities of color that seek to improve their communities’ wellbeing by expanding community control over economic, s...

GrantWatch ID#: 181081

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs that Address Community Needs

Deadline 08/15/20 LOI Date: 06/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible regions for programs and projects in the focus areas of affordable housing, education, and health and human services. New applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Grants are made primarily in the Twin Cities metropolita...

GrantWatch ID#: 181665
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/19/20

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernment 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:

GrantWatch ID#: 179280

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs That Address the Needs of Low- and M...

Deadline 06/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in cities and communities served by the funding source. Funding is intended for programs and activities that strengthen communities by promoting affordable housing, revitalization, the arts, and the environment. The go...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/30/20

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
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Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions ...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in regions where the Funding Source offers services to meet the needs of community residents. Funding is intended to support basic needs, build community assets, strengthen emergency services, and promote the health and well-be...

GrantWatch ID#: 178983
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Loans to USA Nonprofits, Individuals, and Small Businesses to Help with Salary Expenses Due t...

Deadline 06/30/20

Loans to USA nonprofit and veteran organizations, individuals, small businesses, and Tribal businesses to assist with salary expenses and job retention in the wake of the COVID-19/Coronavirus health crisis. Loans are intended to help organizations and self-employed individuals maintain payroll between now and the end of Ju...

GrantWatch ID#: 188834
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Grants to Greater St. Paul Area, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs Promoting Ec...

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits and public entities serving the Greater St. Paul metropolitan area for programs that promote economic and racial equity for local residents. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of community and housing, economic development, education and youth development, arts and culture, health,...

GrantWatch ID#: 177498

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in the East Metro Region of Saint Paul for Community Vitality...

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofits in Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties for programs that address racial equity and improve community vitality. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of community connectedness, economic security and opportunity, education, health, housing, transportation, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179118

Grants to USA Nonprofits in the Great Lakes Region for Programs Related to Racial Equity and ...

Deadline 08/05/20

Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for public policy initiatives to advance economic mobility and racial equity in the Great Lakes region. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Program areas include culture, environment, democracy, education ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/15/21 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. An online funding inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and deep questions facing humankind, character virtue ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs and Projects that Address Community...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects that address community needs in the New Ulm area. Funding is intended for education, economic development, the arts, and historic preservation. Projects or programs must serve the residents in the New Ulm and surrounding area with...

GrantWatch ID#: 159244

Grants to Minnesota Arts Nonprofits and Businesses for Upgrading or Purchasing Physical Prop...

Deadline 08/28/20

Grants to Minnesota arts nonprofit organizations and businesses in eligible locations for upgrading or purchasing physical property. Through its support of local arts organizations' capital projects, the funding source seeks to enhance regional economic growth and cultural vitality. Projects must be located within the City...

GrantWatch ID#: 173719