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Minnesota Economic Development Grants:  102 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 Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline 04/24/18

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

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

Deadline 04/30/18

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

Grants to USA Land Grant IHEs to Help Farmers and Farm Workers with Disabilities

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA cooperative extensions at qualifying land grant colleges and universities for programs to assist farm workers, farmers, and farm family members with disabilities. The purpose of this program is to help beneficiaries succeed in the agricultural industry. Program elements include education, marketing, networkin...

GrantWatch ID#: 154693

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 04/30/18

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

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 and Loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Envir...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants and loans to Ramsey County, Minnesota nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for capital investments related to the redevelopment of polluted or contaminated property. The purpose of this program is to transform currently contaminated sites into usable properties. Purpose Ramsey County recognizes th...

GrantWatch ID#: 155053

Fellowships to USA Journalists for Reporting and Research on Economic, Political, and Social I...

Deadline 05/01/18

Fellowships of $8,000 per month to USA journalists for research and reporting on current issues in the social and political arena, including immigration reform, racial tensions, and educational inequalities. Applicants are expected to work with visiting scholars conducting research projects in these areas. In addition ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174464

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

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Building Owners for Improved Solar Projects

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Minneapolis, Minnesota building owners for solar upgrades. Funding is intended to provide opportunities for building owners to enhance their business operations while reducing their environmental footprint. Highest priority will be shown to businesses participating the City of Minneapolis Benchm...

GrantWatch ID#: 182920

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

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

Deadline 05/07/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofits, government agencies, and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to promote access to regionally or locally grown agricultural products. Funding is intended to increase domestic consumption of regionally produced agricultural products a...

GrantWatch ID#: 171588

Grants to West Central Minnesota Nonprofits for Education, Economic Development, Environment...

Deadline 05/07/18

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

Opportunity to USA Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising and Business Development

Deadline 06/10/18 Conference Date: 05/08/18

Opportunity to USA businesses and female entrepreneurs that are majority women-owned to connect with resources and fundraising. This accelerator program connects women who are developing high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to succeed. The organization’s focus and goal is to connect women foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 180925
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Grants to Cass County, North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs that B...

Deadline 05/11/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $15,000 to Cass County, North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit women and girls. Funding is intended to improve the leadership skills and develop the potential of local women and girls. Specifically, funding will be provided for p...

GrantWatch ID#: 179226

Grants to Todd-Wadena Area, Minnesota Nonprofits for Education, Youth, Environment, Economic ...

Deadline 05/15/18

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 Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, professional performing arts and museums, and employee match programs in communities where the funding source's facilities are located. The Foundation focuses on issuing grants in several key areas listed below. In o...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Promote Economic Independence for Refugees

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to help low-income refugees establish and maintain financial assets. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Purpose and Objectives: The Refugee IDA P...

GrantWatch ID#: 153104

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Help Refugees Establish Childcare Businesses

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to help refugees achieve financial self-sufficiency through the establishment of small, family childcare businesses. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Program Bac...

GrantWatch ID#: 154967
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Startup Companies to Relocate to the St. Louis, Miss...

Deadline 05/15/18

Grants of $50,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada and International startup companies that are willing to relocate to the St. Louis, Missouri area for at least one year. The program is seeking companies that produce innovative services, products, or technologies, wrapped within scalable business models with the potenti...

GrantWatch ID#: 170716

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

Deadline 07/18/18 Conference Date: 05/15/18

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
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Grants to Martin County, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance the Quality of Life of...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants to Martin County, Minnesota nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in the County and its surrounding areas. Funding is intended for projects and programs in the following areas of focus: the environment, arts and humanities, social and economic growth, youth, and community and civic affairs. The Foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 169442
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/18

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 Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Promote Economic and Community...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that promote economic and community wellbeing in the cities where the Funding Source is located. An eligibility survey must be completed between April and May 2018. Funding is intended for organizations in Arkansas, Arizona, Califor...

GrantWatch ID#: 169781

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

Deadline 06/01/18

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
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and IHEs for Education, Arts, Health, Human Services, Economic...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and IHEs for projects, general operating, and capital support. Funding is intended for education and higher education, health and human services, community needs, arts, and culture, and economic independence. Priority funding is intended for the following areas: Economic ind...

GrantWatch ID#: 180325
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Grants to Western Minnesota Organizations for Rural Youth Leadership, Agricultural Safety, an...

Deadline 06/10/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to Western Minnesota organizations for programs and projects that focus on promoting either rural community vitality, agricultural safety, or rural youth leadership. Organizations will be asked to select which of the following age groups will benefit from the program/project: adults, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181675
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Housing, Education, Health, and Human Services in the Min...

Deadline 08/15/18 LOI Date: 06/15/18

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs and projects in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area that focus on the areas of affordable housing, education, and health and human services. LOIs are due June 15, 2018. The Foundation gives priority to organizations that bring innovation an...

GrantWatch ID#: 181665
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Grants to Rural Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Healthy, Inclusive Rural Communi...

Deadline 06/15/18

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 06/18/18

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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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
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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 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 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
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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
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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
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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 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

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
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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 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

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

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

Grants to Rock County, Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Community and Economic De...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Rock County, Minnesota nonprofits, government agencies, and academic and research institutions for programs to enhance the quality of life in the Luverne community. Funding is intended for organizations and projects dedicated to community and civic affairs; social and economic growth; health and wellness; youth; ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179293