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Connecticut Economic Development Grants:  84 Economic Development Grants for Connecticut.

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, Tribes, and Public Food Programs to Improve Community Food Resilie...

Deadline 12/04/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, and public food program service providers to improve community-level food resiliency and access. Funding is intended to address the food needs of low-income communities, increase self-reliance in community food systems, promote local food access, and meet agricul...

GrantWatch ID#: 152478

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/17/18 LOI Date: 12/13/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an Intent to Apply notification by December 13. The mission of CNCS is to improve lives, strengthen communities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 03/05/18 LOI Date: 11/30/17

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 November 30, 2017. Questions on the LOI process should be submit...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to the Field of Economi...

Deadline 12/01/17

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. This prize seeks to recognize an individual who has made a significant impact in the field through new knowledge or the development of important new modes of analysis. The recipient of the 2018 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163156

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Universities to Facilitate Exchange Between the USA and Japan

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for projects that promote partnerships and foster dialogue between the USA and Japan. Proposals are invited for projects that explore policy-oriented issues. Emphasis is placed on projects that yield tangible outcomes, as well as effective dis...

GrantWatch ID#: 163371

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Outreach and Networking to Promote Exchange Between the USA and...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations for outreach and networking initiatives to promote exchange between the United States and Japan. Proposal categories include the development of national or regional networks, capacity building and development of national or regional centers, and promotion of u...

GrantWatch ID#: 163372

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Youth, Human Services, and C...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to benefit the funding source’s communities in the areas of arts, health and human services, community development, and youth and education. Eligible communities include: Branford, Centerbrook, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Col...

GrantWatch ID#: 175967

Grants to USA Organizations in Northeastern States to Promote the Agriculture and Fishing Ind...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $8,000 to organizations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont for activities that promote and strengthen the agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest products industries in the region. Applicants that clearly demonstrate how a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180342

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Innovativ...

Deadline 12/02/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, social entrepreneurs, and for-profit enterprises for innovative solutions that address global challenges. Applications are invited from smaller or startup-phase organizations that may use funds to field and grow their projects to scale. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182465

Grants to USA Independent Farms to Improve Animal Conditions and to Meet Certification Stand...

Deadline 12/04/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA independent, family-operated livestock and poultry farms to improve the welfare of animals on their operations, and for projects to qualify for specific certification standards. FACT offers two types of grants: - Pasture Improvement Grants: The project designed to help transition to a...

GrantWatch ID#: 142085

Grants to USA Farmers in Northeastern States to Develop Sustainable Farming Practices

Deadline 12/05/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA commercial farmers and food producers in northeastern States to develop new sustainable products and methods. Applications are accepted from farmers and operations in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermon...

GrantWatch ID#: 175260
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Grants to Hartford Area, Connecticut Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural Events

Deadline 01/11/18 LOI Date: 12/07/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Hartford Area, Connecticut nonprofit organizations for arts and cultural events within the city that bring the community together and promote economic activity. A letter of intent is due by December 7, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff before applying. Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 176915

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals to Reduce Rural Energy Costs

Deadline 12/11/17

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and individuals to reduce energy costs for rural households that currently pay 275% of the national average or higher. Applicants are advised to complete the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Funding may be used to const...

GrantWatch ID#: 164556
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global Issues

Deadline 12/14/17

Prizes ranging from $250 to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their solution. This opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 01/31/18 LOI Date: 12/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for initiatives, exchanges, and studies related to US-Japan policy. LOIs are due by December 15. 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 innova...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595

Grants to USA Farmers to Improve Environmental Impact, Safety, and Availability of Produce

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA farmers to implement sustainability practices that will improve environmental impact and ensure the availability and safety of produce in the market. Funding is intended to help local farms invest in food safety, upgrade operations, and implement sustainable technology. Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 160732

Grants to Windham, Connecticut Nonprofits, Agencies, and Charities for Education and Employme...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Windham, Connecticut nonprofits, government agencies, and other charitable organizations for programs and services that promote self-sufficiency through education and employment. First consideration will be given to proposals that are collaborative in nature and are rooted in eviden...

GrantWatch ID#: 162695

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline 12/15/17

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 12/22/17

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 Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Affordable Housing, Basic Needs, and Econo...

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and government agencies to improve quality of life and economic stability for low- and moderate-income families within the funding source’s service area. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The Foundation’s grantmaking ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176759
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, Human Services, Health...

Deadline 01/01/18

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for programs that will enhance economic development and social welfare in the counties of Windham and New London. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of education, job training, health, human services, housing, community development, and the arts. Requests will be considere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178885
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Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits to Improve Rural Drinking Water and Waste Systems

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations to improve drinking water and waste disposal systems in qualifying rural communities and tribal lands. This program helps qualifying nonprofits offer technical assistance and training to evaluate and identify solutions to water and waste issues. This program also helps ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152569
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Improve Solid Waste Systems in Rural...

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and academic institutions to reduce or eliminate water pollution in qualifying rural areas. This program supports organizations that offer training and technical assistance to improve the management and planning of solid waste sites. Dr...

GrantWatch ID#: 162946
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social and Civil Rights for Global Citizens

Deadline 01/03/18

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Conservation, Arts...

Deadline 02/12/18 LOI Date: 01/08/18

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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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Energy Efficiency, Conservation, and Urban F...

Deadline 01/29/18 LOI Date: 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple States for preserving, restoring, and protecting the natural environment, as well as strengthening the social fabric and physical landscape of local communities. LOIs are due by January 15, 2018. Priority is given to nonprofits in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Main...

GrantWatch ID#: 171524
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 01/15/18

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 for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism. Programs may involve hunger relief, shelter and housing, self-sufficiency, arts and culture, and community development. Applications will be considered for the following program areas: 1) Meeting Ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies in Multiple States to Enhance the Forest...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to multiple USA states nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, communities, school districts, special purpose districts, and IHEs to enhance and promote forestry and wood product markets. Projects should reduce forest fires, be cost effective, and promote environmental and economic health. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164183
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research on Retirement Income Issues

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $45,000 to USA, Canada, and International junior scholars who are within the first ten years of completing their Ph.D. or equivalent professional certification, and to senior scholars who are working in a new area, to conduct innovative research projects related to retirement income issues. Grant proposals mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177626
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community Building...

Deadline 02/01/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants starting at $3,500 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that will raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. Areas of Focus: - The applicati...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515

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, 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
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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

Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations for Social, Economic and Environmental Justice Campai...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA grassroots organizations to build collaborative social change campaigns with other like-minded organizations, and to benefit from organizing training and technical assistance opportunities. The Fund typically makes grants for social, economic, and environmental justice initiatives that give vo...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community Development Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations where the Funding Source has a presence for programs that improve the quality of life for families and individuals. Eligible areas include Enfield, Suffield, Somers, Windsor Locks, East Windsor, and Huntington. Special consideration is given to organizations ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157353

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

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Regional Food System Management to Benefit the Community, Econom...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives in regional food aggregation and distribution that will improve rural-urban connections and provide economic, environmental, and community benefit. The Foundation seeks to support food supply programs that contribute to anti-poverty strategies and build strong local eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 157381
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578
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