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Arkansas Economic Development Grants:  83 Economic Development Grants for Arkansas.

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 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
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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 in Southeastern States for Education, Health, Human Services, Enviro...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in eligible southeastern states for programs in health and human services, education, environment, and community and economic development. Eligible states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Vir...

GrantWatch ID#: 180844
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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

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
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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 Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketpla...

Deadline 05/04/18

Grants of up to $3,750 to Arkansas colleges, universities, laboratories, and public or private enterprises to support the transfer of technological developments to the marketplace. This program supports enterprises in improving and developing processes and products through the transfer of technical solutions to industry-dr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177413

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

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

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
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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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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 Agencies, IHEs, and Organizations in Multiple States for Sustainable Agricultu...

Deadline 11/16/18 LOI Date: 06/01/18

Grants to multiple USA states and territories IHEs, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and community-based organizations for research and education projects that address sustainable agriculture. Pre-proposals are due June 1. Eligible states and territories include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 169555
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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
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Grants to Jonesboro, Arkansas Nonprofits, Schools, and Groups for Programs to Benefit the Lo...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants ranging between $500 and $10,000 to Jonesboro, Arkansas nonprofits, schools, and community organizations for programs that will benefit the local community. Preference will be given to programs proposed by or adopted as special emphasis areas by the funding source. Rotary directs its efforts to sustainable proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 178204
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Grants to Texas and Texarkana, Arkansas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Bette...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to Texas and Arkansas nonprofit organizations, tribal and government agencies, and public school systems to benefit low- and moderate-income communities within eligible service regions of the funding source. Program areas include community development, education, human services, arts and culture, civic engagement, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 157290
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Grants to Arkansas and Oklahoma Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to Arkansas and Oklahoma nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. This program supports institutions, organizations, and programs that improve quality of life, as well as economic wellbeing in eligible communities. The OGE Energy Corp. Foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 178568
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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
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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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Human Services, and Health

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Texas, and Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, health, and human services. Applications are invited from qualifying organizations working to meet the needs of their communities and neighbo...

GrantWatch ID#: 168729
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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
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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 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, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible States for Education and Literac...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, hospitals, government agencies, religious institutions, and volunteer fire departments in eligible states for community benefit programs. Particular focus will be placed on the areas of education, literacy, and low-income initiatives and solutions. The Funding Source seeks to...

GrantWatch ID#: 180322
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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 USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Culture, Education, and Community Se...

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas nonprofit organizations to implement new or improve existing programs in the areas of health, education, community services, and cultural development. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry at least 21 days prior to the grant deadline. Emph...

GrantWatch ID#: 177654

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 in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ka...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to Southeastern USA Nonprofits to Assist People Living in Poverty and Enhance Economi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Southeastern USA nonprofits for programs that will assist low-income individuals in overcoming poverty and achieving economic and social justice. The Foundation is interested in supporting economic transition work in Central Appalachia (primarily in West Virginia and Kentucky), civic engagement in Georgia and No...

GrantWatch ID#: 154507
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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 Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Development Projects that Benefit Minorities and Low-In...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for economic development projects that will benefit all populations, and in particular, people of color, immigrants, and low-income communities. Funding is intended for initiatives that seek to influence economic development planning and practice so that equity, transparency, sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 157376

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects to Improve Job Quality and Provide Access to Better Car...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for collaborative projects to improve the quality of employment in the lower wage sectors, as well as initiatives to create access to career pathways to well-paying jobs in emerging industries, ie., advanced manufacturing, clean tech, biotech, etc. The Foundation seeks funding oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157377

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmentally-Friendly and Equity-Oriented Transit Solutions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for transit and transportation system solutions that give citizens affordable and reliable ways to reach their destinations. Solutions should seek to minimize the impact on the environment and maximize equitable economic opportunities. The Foundation seeks funding opportunities that...

GrantWatch ID#: 157378

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Retrofitting Related Education and Financing Options

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities and collaborations that promote retrofitting. For the purposes of this grant, retrofitting is defined as the practice of updating existing structures and buildings with energy-efficient modes of operation. Funding is also intended for outreach efforts that educate busine...

GrantWatch ID#: 157379

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Innovative Stormwater Run-Off Management and Green Infrastructu...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for innovative stormwater run-off management and green infrastructure projects to prevent damage caused by old, inefficient water systems. Funding is intended for environmentally-conscious approaches that capture and slowly release water into existing drains, pipes and sewers, or reuse...

GrantWatch ID#: 157380