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Minnesota Economic Development Grants:  88 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, For-Profits Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agricult...

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, non-federal agencies, tribes, and individuals to promote the adoption and development of innovative technologies and approaches in conservation in conjunction with agriculture. Supported project have addressed a broad range of resource concerns, including irrigation ef...

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota Nonprofits, For-Profits, Groups, Individuals, and Agencies t...

Deadline 02/23/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofits, groups, individuals, businesses, and local government agencies to strengthen the local arts and cultural community and promote cultural economic growth. Funding is available for specific projects and organizational development. Particular emphasis is placed on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182839

Grants to USA Investigators for Research in Food and Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to USA investigators and faculty members at eligible institutions for continued food and sustainable agriculture research. Funding is intended to help noteworthy individuals advance research and their careers in the above fields. Applicants may be nominated by IHEs, research institutions, nonprofit organizations, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 167764

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth, Economic Development, Culture, and En...

Deadline 02/28/18

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 Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 02/28/18

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 Twin Cities, Minnesota Nonprofits for Equal Opportunities for Immigrants and Refuge...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations that are working to create equal opportunities for immigrants and refugees in the Twin Cities metro area. The Foundation aims to create stronger communities by dealing with the challenges that come along with blending languages, beliefs, and cultures. The Foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 141256

Awards to USA Individual Member Veterans for Farming and Agriculture Business Assistance

Deadline 03/01/18

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA individual veteran members for financial assistance in continuing a career in farming and agriculture. Funding is intended for veterans with an agricultural business already in operation. Applicants must have a desire to continue to serve others and make a positive impact on the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167041

Grants to USA and Latin America Nonprofits for Research and Policy Changes that Benefit Latin...

Deadline 03/01/18

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota Businesses for Environmentally Friendly Upgrades

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota businesses to implement more energy efficient practices. Funding is intended to provide opportunities for businesses to enhance their business operations while reducing their environmental footprint. Priority will be shown to businesses in Green Zones of Minneapolis, and buildings that are ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179244

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Building Owners for Improved Solar Projects

Deadline 03/01/18

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 and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welf...

Deadline 03/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, communication access, environment, health, and economic development. Technical i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177554

Grants to Multiple USA States Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Strengthen Coas...

Deadline 03/07/18

Grants starting at $75,000 to multiple USA states and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote the resilience of coastal ecosystems and communities. Projects may involve coastal habitats restoration activities that develop resilience through the conservation and restoration of sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 157848

Grants to Minnesota Farmers, Businesses, Cooperatives, and Agencies to Enhance Value-Added A...

Deadline 03/09/18

Grants to Minnesota individual farmers, businesses, agricultural cooperatives, and local governments to enhance and diversify agricultural markets. This program seeks to increase the sale of agricultural products by improving market access, enhancing food safety, and diversifying the market of value-added agricultural pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 179425
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Fellowships to USA University and Graduate Students to Solve Challenges through GIS Technology

Deadline 03/11/18

Fellowships of $6,000 to USA and territories university and graduate students to work on challenging GIS-related projects. Students will be placed with participating nonprofits to work on geospatial datasets. Projects may address topics such as public safety, public health and food, transportation, and community and econom...

GrantWatch ID#: 182873
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies in Multiple States to Protect Grea...

Deadline 03/12/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote habitat restoration in the Great Lakes region. The purpose of this program is to restore and protect populations of native fish species. Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 166599
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Grants to New Ulm, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Arts, Historic Preservat...

Deadline 03/15/18

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 Rural Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Healthy, Inclusive Rural Communi...

Deadline 03/15/18

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 USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 03/16/18

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 Minnesota and Wisconsin Nonprofits for Economic Development, Youth, Environment, a...

Deadline 03/19/18

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 Northfield, Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit Local Youth and...

Deadline 03/19/18

Grants to Northfield, Minnesota qualified nonprofit organizations, public schools, and government organizations for programs in the areas of basic needs, entrepreneurship, mental and physical health, and education. Funding is intended to encourage women and youth of all cultures, denominations, and abilities to reach their...

GrantWatch ID#: 179900
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Award to Recognize a USA or Israel Nonprofit Staff Member for Contributions to the Advancemen...

Deadline 03/19/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA or Israel staff member of a nonprofit organization, in recognition of innovative contributions to advancing the status of women and girls in Israel or the United States. The Award recipient must use the $2,500 for professional development. In addition, there will be an award of $500 that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179940
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Grants to Northfield, Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Innovative Programs th...

Deadline 03/19/18

Grants up to $25,000 to Northfield, Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public schools, and government organizations for programs that address the needs of local youth and women of all denominations, cultures, and abilities. Projects will be evaluated based on the following criteria: - Innovation – Projects that are n...

GrantWatch ID#: 182955
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Grants to USA IHEs for Research to Enhance Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Deadline 03/29/18

Grants to USA IHEs to support research that will enhance the market competitiveness of organic crops and livestock, as well as the adoption of organic farming practices. Projects must involve research, education, and extension activities. Emphasis is placed on research involving environmental services resulting from organi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182886
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Exceptional Dedication to Improving...

Deadline 03/31/18

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of children. Recipients must have an NGO, nonprofit, or charity organization devoted to the cause of providing exceptional services to children. Nominees must be available to participate in the a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178778

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

Deadline 04/01/18

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 and In-Kind Support to USA Tribes and Tribal Organizations for Community Projects

Deadline 05/02/18 LOI Date: 04/02/18

Grants and in-kind support to USA Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations for evidence-based practices and interventions that strengthen communities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an LOI by April 2, 2018. Support will be provided in the form of operating expenses and volunteers from a national service organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 170343

Grants to USA Organizations in the Great Lakes Region for Policy Change in Education, Enviro...

Deadline 04/11/18

Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin organizations to positively impact communities within the Great Lakes region through public policy. LOIs must be submitted six to eight weeks prior to the deadline. Program areas include education, environment, democracy, culture, gun violence prevention...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278
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Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Start-Up and Capa...

Deadline 05/18/18 LOI Date: 04/13/18

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 Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 04/15/18

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 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 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 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
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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
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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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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 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

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, 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

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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic development projects. The purpose of this grant is to imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Economic Development in Economically Distre...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, IHEs, tribes, and district organizations to support economic development and job creation in economically distressed regions throughout the country. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant program officer prior to applying. This program is intended to levera...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Sus...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in advance of a full proposal. Program areas include STEM education, vehicle and road safety, and sustainable communities. General Motors is...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351

Grants to USA and International Organizations that Encourage Engagement in Human Welfare Ini...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International organizations for initiatives that promote outreach, awareness, and involvement in world hunger, health, and poverty. Funding is intended to be used specifically to assist decision-makers in their endeavors to confront these issues. Funds may be used for the following countries: the USA, Un...

GrantWatch ID#: 151506
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies to Strengthen American Indian Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, tribes, and government agencies to benefit American Indian nations through land-related initiatives. Program areas include cultural awareness, legal reform, education, and economic opportunity. The Foundation works to ensure that American Indian people recover and maintain control ove...

GrantWatch ID#: 154595
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Benefit and Environmental Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include environment, environmental educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156969

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Engage Residents in Design Decisions, and Community and City Pla...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for community and city planning initiatives that incorporate residents' input. The Foundation's mission is to integrate local concerns by engaging community memberts to contribute to decisions and polcies that will benefit residents. Funding is intended for projects that will result in...

GrantWatch ID#: 157373

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Artists with Financial Resources and Business Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and opportunities that provide artists with the necessary financial resources and business training to enable their active participation in the local economy. Funding is intended to help artists overcome the obstacles that prevent them from contributing to the local econo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157374

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Equitable Job Creation for Women and Underserved Populat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives that increase and promote equitable job creation for people of color, immigrants, women, and other underserved populations. Strategies to achieve this goal include economic policy reform, alternative business models, and efforts to increase the growth of businesses owne...

GrantWatch ID#: 157375