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106 Community/Economic Development Grants for Minnesota

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Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits to Explore the Effects of COVID-19 on Racial Equity

Deadline 07/22/20 LOI Date: 07/02/20

Grants to USA IHEs and nonprofit organizations for research that focuses on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on racial equality. A letter of intent and memorandum of understanding are required prior to applying. Funding is intended to explore the effects of the pandemic on minorities, specifically with regards to their...

GrantWatch ID#: 190774

Grants to Minnesota Small Businesses for Support During the Coronavirus Crisis

Deadline 07/02/20

Grants of $10,000 to Minnesota small businesses for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist businesses that face economic hardship resulting from the pandemic. Grants may be used for working capital to support payroll expenses, rent, mortgage payments, utility bills, and other...

GrantWatch ID#: 190674

Grants to Minnesota Cities, Townships, and Tribes in Eligible Locations to Assist Local Busi...

Deadline 07/06/20

Grants to Minnesota cities, townships, and tribes in eligible locations to assist local businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for local governments to create community lending programs for businesses adversely impacted by the health crisis. Grants should benefit northeastern Minnes...

GrantWatch ID#: 190520

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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Businesses, and Individuals t...

Deadline 07/07/20

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Coalitions for Social Justice Projects

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, groups, and coalitions for social justice activities and projects. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of direct action, community mobilization, and healing justice. The purpose of the grant program is to support the lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 190724

Grants to USA For-Profits, Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, and Tribes to Improve Nutrition in Un...

Deadline 07/10/20

Grants to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and government and tribal agencies for programs to improve access to healthy food in underserved areas. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to a month to complete. Funding is intended to create and preserve quality jobs, revitalize low-i...

GrantWatch ID#: 190666

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, State and Local Agencies, and IHEs for Research Relat...

Deadline 07/14/20

Grants to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations, state and local governments, Native American tribal organizations and governments, IHEs, and businesses for research related to housing assistance. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take four weeks or longer to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 190208

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA Native American and Pacific Islander nonprofit organizations, agencies, and IHEs for social and economic development and capacity building opportunities for tribal governments. Funding is intended to support community-driven projects that preserve Native cultures, increase self-sufficiency, and promote commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 149370

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Development Benefitting Low-Income Communities

Deadline 07/17/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit community development corporations for economic development projects to benefit low-income families and individuals. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects that promote the creation of employment and bus...

GrantWatch ID#: 151409

Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Develop Mutual Understanding and Co...

Deadline 07/17/20

Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to develop mutual understanding and cooperation between the USA and foreign nations. Required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the design and coordination of trips that will offer foreign leaders the opportunity t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190034

Loans to Minnesota Small Businesses in Eligible Locations for Support During the COVID-19 Cri...

Deadline 07/17/20

Loans of up to $5,000 to Minnesota small businesses in eligible locations for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding, in the form of a forgivable loan, is intended to assist local businesses that face economic hardship due to the pandemic. Eligible businesses are located in Scott County.

GrantWatch ID#: 190676
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Public Schools and IHEs to Support Small Commu...

Deadline 07/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofits, agencies, and public schools and IHEs to provide support to communities in eligible locations in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to help small towns respond and recover to challenges affecting vulnerable residents due to the pandemic. Requests will al...

GrantWatch ID#: 186570
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 07/31/20

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota Businesses for the Implementation of Energy Efficient Improv...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota businesses and multifamily buildings for the implementation of energy efficient improvements and practices. Funding is intended to support upgrades undertaken by City building owners to enhance their operations while reducing their ecological footprint. Priority will be shown to buildings i...

GrantWatch ID#: 179244

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Research and Academic Institutions to Advance Organic Farming

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

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and research and academic institutions for projects that advance the organic farming industry. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for advocacy, education, and research projects that advance FAFO’s mission: to pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 180160
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Grants to USA Organizations for Legal Services that Benefit Disadvantaged People and Groups

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to USA organizations for legal services that benefit disadvantaged people. Funding is intended to enhance the social and economic well-being of underserved individuals and groups through systemic litigation. The Foundation is looking to award grants for systemic type cases that will have an impact on a particular ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 185934
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Programs that Ben...

Deadline 08/04/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and public entities in eligible areas for programs that promote economic and racial equity for local residents. Funding is intended for projects and activities within the focus areas of arts and culture, economic and community development, education and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177498
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Grants to USA Researchers for Studies Related to the Labor Market and Quality of Life of Empl...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, research should address social, political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis that affect social and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920
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Grants to USA Scholars for Research Addressing Diversity in the Context of the COVID-19 and ...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in the context of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368
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Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of COVID-19 and Social Justice ...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recent mass protests, funding is intended for research that addresses the political, economic, or psych...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality in the Context of the Coronavirus a...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit a letter of interest prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in the context of these crises, which examines economic, po...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts and Culture Programs that Address Community I...

Deadline 08/06/20

Grants to USA and territories government agencies and nonprofits for collaborative arts and cultural projects that address community issues. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Eligible projects are those that utilize a partnership between a local government entity and no...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Individuals and Corporations for Research and Development Projects that Enhanc...

Deadline 11/20/20 LOI Date: 08/07/20

Grants to USA and Compact Free Associations nonprofit organizations, corporations, and individuals for research and development projects related to U.S. fisheries. An initial-stage proposal is required prior to the submission of the full proposal. In addition, applicants are advised that the pre-registration process may ta...

GrantWatch ID#: 186128

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits to Improve Education Opportunities for Minority Children and ...

Deadline 10/09/20 LOI Date: 08/07/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and schools to expand educational opportunities for minority children and youth. A letter of inquiry is required before submitting a full application. Funding is intended to promote educational equity and strengthen a diversified educator workforce.

GrantWatch ID#: 190691

Loans to USA Nonprofits, Individuals, and Small Businesses to Help with Salary Expenses Due t...

Deadline 08/08/20

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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Covid-19 Related Community Development Progr...

Deadline 08/13/20

Grants to Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19) where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants requesting support for capital campaigns or large-scale initiatives must contact program staff pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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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 in Eligible Regions for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 08/14/20

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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Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of this program is to honor an artist, civic design profess...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

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 USA and Israel Nonprofits, IHEs, and Government Agencies for Joint Economics Studi...

Deadline 08/18/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA and Israel nonprofits, IHEs, government research institutions, and hospitals for collaborative economic research. Funding is intended to support research related to the American economy, including its processes and institutions, as part of a global economy.

GrantWatch ID#: 170460

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

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Groups, Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals to Enhanc...

Deadline 08/28/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, groups, businesses, and individuals to promote arts and culture in eligible regions. Through its support of local arts organizations' operations and program development, the funding source seeks to enhance regional economic growth and cultural vitality. Projects...

GrantWatch ID#: 182839

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

Deadline 09/01/20

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
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Competition for USA Nonprofits, Tribal Governments, and IHEs to Develop Ideas to Promote Equ...

Deadline 09/22/20 LOI Date: 09/01/20

Competition for USA nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and IHEs to develop innovative programs that promote equity and progress for women. Applicants must register prior to submitting a full application. The goal of the program is to expand women's power and influence, so that women of all backgrounds, especially...

GrantWatch ID#: 190688

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 09/03/20

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 09/03/20

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 Nonprofits and Tribal Governments to Promote Justice and Liberation

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to support activities that promote justice and liberation. Applicants seeking multi-year grants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for organizations that are actively responding to oppression and are creating relationships with fron...

GrantWatch ID#: 163181
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely used curriculum, and generating excitement or demand for e...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit the Community in Eligible Regions

Deadline 09/15/20

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 USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals for Economic Developm...

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, local, tribal, and state government units, IHEs, and individuals for technical assistance and research projects that promote economic development in distressed regions. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several days to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 184088
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Fellowship for USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Democracy

Deadline 10/01/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International scholars, activists, and leaders to participate in a fellowship program in Washington, DC. Participants will research, collaborate, and develop strategies to build democracy. Applicants must be available to work in residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties for C...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies in eligible counties for community benefit programs. Due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19), emphasis will be placed on supporting basic needs, such as housing, food, clothing, and other essential services. Funding is intended specificall...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States to Strengthen Rural Communities

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Colorado, Minnesota, Hawaii, Wyoming, and Texas nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to strengthen rural communities. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of economic development, arts and humanities, business preservation, education,...

GrantWatch ID#: 174651

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and IHEs for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and IHEs for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for activities and projects that promote financial stability, support youth and education, and build vibrant communities. Grants are available for general operations support; capital campaigns for building pu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180325
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Grants to Wisconsin and Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Capacity Building and C...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to Wisconsin and Minnesota nonprofits in eligible counties for inclusive programs and projects in education, the arts, environment, economic development, and human services. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Organizations must be located in or provide service to reside...

GrantWatch ID#: 190153
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Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 10/24/20

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico Nonprofit Psychology Internship Programs to Increase A...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico nonprofit psychology internship programs to increase the number of available internship positions. Grant funds may be used for direct administrative costs, such as stipends and benefits, which are related to the internship slots. Preference will be given for services ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184586