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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Corporations, Groups, and Agencies to Develop and Promote Local Ag...

Deadline 05/26/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, corporations, agricultural businesses, agencies, groups, and local governments for activities that promote local agricultural industries and food systems. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority consideration will be given to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180493

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agricul...

Deadline 06/29/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, non-federal agencies, tribes, and individuals to promote the adoption and development of innovative approaches to conservation in agriculture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority funding areas include water qu...

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

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

Deadline 05/26/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to enhance food markets and businesses, improve agricultural products and direct producer-to-consumer markets, sales, and activities. Required registrations ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 171588

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Artist for Support During the Coronavirus Crisis

Deadline 05/28/20

Grant of $500 to a USA, Canada, or International artist for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist individual artists facing financial hardship and loss of income due to pandemic-related shutdowns. Artists in all disciplines are eligible to apply for the grant.

GrantWatch ID#: 189882

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Marketing Organizations to Provide Marketing Servic...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International marketing organizations to provide marketing services for the Hawaiian Islands. Applicants must possess a Certificate of Vendor Compliance. The purpose of the funding is to manage tourism in the state strategically and in consideration of cultural values, conservation of natural res...

GrantWatch ID#: 189759

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

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs that benefit communities served by the funding source. Additional funds will be provided to programs that address critical needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

GrantWatch ID#: 169781

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Improve the Quality of Life for Local ...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits in eligible counties for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for activities within the focus areas of public safety, basic human needs, healthcare, self-sufficiency, the cultural environment, community leadership, and youth social issues. Fundin...

GrantWatch ID#: 146423

Grants to USA Organizations for Legal Services that Benefit Disadvantaged People and Groups

Deadline 06/01/20

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Public Food Programs to Address Food Insecurity in Low...

Deadline 06/03/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, and public food program service providers to address food insecurity in low-income areas. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support community food projects and planning projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 152478

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 06/04/20

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

Grants to USA Small Businesses for High-Risk Technology Research

Deadline 06/04/20

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

Grants to Minnesota and Wisconsin Nonprofits to Benefit Communities in Eligible Locations

Deadline 06/08/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in local communities located within the funding source’s service area. Funding is intended to support programs and projects that align with the following areas of focus: economic development, community service, educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 160260
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes and Native Hawaii Organizations to Address Needs Related to the C...

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to USA Indian Tribes and organizations representing Native Hawaiins to address needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support projects that create opportunities for positive socio-economic change now and in a future reopened environment. This can be through preserving jobs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 189900

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits to Benefit Residents and Strengthen the Economy of the Fox Cit...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for projects that enhance community programs and promote local events in Appleton and Fox Cities communities. Funding is intended for both new and existing projects and activities that demonstrate the potential for growth and future sustainability. Funds may also be granted for i...

GrantWatch ID#: 157206

Grants and Mentorship Services to USA New Businesses Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants and in-kind support of mentorship services to USA businesses that are struggling during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support new businesses that are establishing themselves during the pandemic. Recipients will receive grants and coaching from the Supermaker Mentor Network.

GrantWatch ID#: 189718
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/19/20

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernment 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:

GrantWatch ID#: 179280
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/25/20

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

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions ...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in regions where the Funding Source offers services to meet the needs of community residents. Funding is intended to support basic needs, build community assets, strengthen emergency services, and promote the health and well-be...

GrantWatch ID#: 178983

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

Deadline 06/30/20

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 and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Startups to Relocate to Eligibl...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and International startup companies to support business growth and development in eligible locations. Funding is intended to recruit companies from a range of industries with the potential to strengthen the local economy, foster entrepreneurship, and revitalize t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170716

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Tribes, and Municipalities to Support Tourism Information Ce...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants of up to $15,000 per year to Wisconsin nonprofit tourism organizations, tribes, and municipalities to reimburse the operations of regional tourism information centers. Funding is intended to support traveler services that result in a positive economic impact on the region and state. The Department has identified ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177196

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs and Activities that Benefit L...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs and activities that benefit residents of local communities. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of social services, the arts, health, economic development, education, and the preservation of historical and cultural resources. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 184291
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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 and Japan Nonprofits for Programs that Address Bilateral Policy

Deadline 08/31/20 LOI Date: 07/15/20

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for initiatives, exchanges, and studies related to US-Japan policy. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to respond to policy-focused needs as identified by practitioners and experts in the US-Japan policy studies field. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Educational Institutions in Eligible Areas for Environment, Safe...

Deadline 07/24/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants starting at $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and accredited educational institutions in eligible areas for programs in the areas of safety, community building, and environmental responsibility. Qualified applicants from the following locations are eligible to apply for funding: Illi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180329
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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 Wisconsin Destination Marketing Organizations to Host National and Regional Conven...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Wisconsin destination marketing organizations to defray the cost of hosting national and regional conventions or meetings. Funding may be requested for costs associated with convention facility rental, hosting costs, and in-community transport to conventions.

GrantWatch ID#: 129416
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Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits to Market and Promote Local Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to promote events that will attract tourists to the area. Funding is intended for qualifying events that promote the tourism industry, have a positive economic effect, and generate jobs for local residents. Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to, e-mail marketing, prin...

GrantWatch ID#: 179512

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, School Districts, and Agencies for Projects Serving the Loca...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and the local school district for programs serving eligible communities. Funding may be used for a wide range of programs, including community development, economic development, arts and culture, the environment, public safety, animal welfare, educatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 185520

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 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
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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 USA Researchers for Studies Related to the Labor Market and Quality of Life of Empl...

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173920

Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences, Particularly...

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

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 COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality, Particularly in the Wake of COVID-...

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

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis that affect social and living...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588
NEW

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligible Counties

Deadline 08/28/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to enhance the lives of residents in eligible regions. Funding priorities include housing, health, medical research, early childhood education, aging and seniors, arts and culture, environment, healthy birth outcomes, community capacity, equitable economic opportunity, and basic...

GrantWatch ID#: 173424

Grants to Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance the Quality of Life

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Northeast Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and private operating foundations to enhance the quality of life of residents in eligible counties. Applicants must contact the funding source before applying. Applicants serving residents from the following counties are eligible for funding: Outag...

GrantWatch ID#: 186671
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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 Wisconsin Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Community Benefit

Deadline 09/22/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to benefit local residents in low-income communities. Funding is intended for programs in the focus areas of arts, culture, civic, community, economic development, after-school education, the elderly, the environment, health and human services, Native American...

GrantWatch ID#: 180679
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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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Grants to Wisconsin School Districts, Agencies, and Nonprofits to Promote Economic Developme...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to Wisconsin school districts, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for projects and programs that benefit the community. Funding is intended to advance local economic development. Eligible proposals must serve residents of Crawford County.

GrantWatch ID#: 174215

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations in Eligible Areas to ...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to Wisconsin nonprofits, religious organizations, and government entities in eligible regions for projects that benefit local residents. Priority funding is intended for programs and activities within the focus areas of hunger, leadership, literacy, pathways, shelter, and youth and families. Eligible...

GrantWatch ID#: 150197
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Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Projects Related to Health and Human Services, Education,...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to Wisconsin nonprofits in eligible locations for innovative projects that enhance the quality of life for community members. Funding is intended for the focus areas of environmental enhancement, educational and vocational programs, community, cultural, and economic development, and health and human ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156121

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

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

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Tourism- Related Promotion and Advertising

Deadline 11/20/20

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for the promotion and advertising of tourism activities. The purpose of funding is to offer activities or events that encourage visitors to remain in the area for longer periods of time. Funding is intended to support tourism in the Rhinelander and Town of Pelic...

GrantWatch ID#: 176683

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Schools, and Churches for Community Programs in El...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, K-12 schools, IHEs, and faith-based organizations to support and strengthen communities in the Funding Source's service area. Funding is intended to support locally operating organizations that directly benefit the service area of the f...

GrantWatch ID#: 180906