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Wisconsin Economic Development Grants:  90 Economic Development Grants for Wisconsin.

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, IHEs, and Agencies to Educate New Farmers and Ranchers

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for collaborative efforts to deliver mentoring, education, and technical assistance programs to beginning ranchers and farmers. Certain applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Applicants are advised...

GrantWatch ID#: 151418

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Innovative Science and Engineering Developments

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to support fundamental education and research activities in all disciplines of science and engineering. This program track is intended to support individual researchers in developing new innovations based on prior basic research. The purpose of this program is to strengthen th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174404

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 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

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits in Forest County and the Greater Milwaukee Area for Community ...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations in Forest County and the Greater Milwaukee area to benefit local residents and communities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of arts, culture, civic, community, economic development, afterschool education, the elderly, environment, health, human services, Native Amer...

GrantWatch ID#: 180679

Grants to USA Agricultural Businesses to Develop and Market Value-Added Agricultural Products

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants to USA agricultural producers, producer groups, farm and ranch cooperatives, and other producer-based businesses for value-added activities to improve the marketing and processing of new products. Applicants are advised to begin the necessary registrations at least one month prior to the deadline. The Value Adde...

GrantWatch ID#: 172471

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits in the Oshkosh Area for Education, Health, and Economic Devel...

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to Wisconsin government agencies and nonprofit and faith-based organizations for projects that address community needs in eligible areas. Applicants must contact the Program Director before applying. Entities in Ripon and the counties of Winnebago, Waushara, and Green Lake are eligible...

GrantWatch ID#: 178535

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Traditional and Folk Arts Projects

Deadline 02/01/18 Conference Date: 01/25/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging between $1,500 and $6,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, museums, and libraries to support projects in the folk and traditional arts. Initial applications are due January 26. This program seeks to promote the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of the state. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 150808
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Host Student Fellows to Solve Challenges through GIS Technology

Deadline 01/28/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations to host student fellows to work on challenging GIS-related projects that will further the organization's goals. Students will be placed with participating nonprofits to work on geospatial datasets. Projects may address topics such as public safety, public health and foo...

GrantWatch ID#: 182873

Grants to USA IHEs to Develop Pest Management Alternatives to Methyl Bromide

Deadline 01/30/18

Grants to USA colleges and universities to develop and implement alternative pest management strategies for uses and commodities impacted by the methyl bromide phase-out. Applicants are advised that registrations required to apply may take up to two weeks to complete. Purpose and Priorities: This RFA solicits appli...

GrantWatch ID#: 182600
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Assist Disadvantaged and Underserved Populations

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that help disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. Funding will be provided for programs focusing on the following areas, with an emphasis on programs that promote personal growth and community development: Youth...

GrantWatch ID#: 161767

Grants to Wisconsin and Michigan Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts, Education, Environme...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Wisconsin and Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for activities that promote economic health, education, arts and culture, and the environment. The intention of these grants is to enable organizations to achieve lasting results within the focus areas. Organizations must benefit communitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 164400

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Protect Nat...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to build community capacity to protect natural resources. This program seeks to support a range of local partnerships working to enhance water quality, watersh...

GrantWatch ID#: 167420

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Financial Empowerment in Low-Income Communities

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support activities that promote financial empowerment in low-income communities. Funding may be used for specific projects as well as general operating support. The Funding Source defines “financial empowerment” as providing the information, t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182621

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools for Professional ...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools to enhance libraries through professional development and training, the development of library leaders and faculty, and continuing education and recruitment for employees. An LOI is due February 1, 2018. Applicants should register online at least t...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 05/01/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

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 USA Nonprofits in Upper Midwestern States for Programs that Address Climate Change ...

Deadline 02/01/18

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
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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

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Local Tourism Opportunities

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of up to $39,550 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations and public agencies to market and promote events that will draw tourism to the area. This program reimburses qualifying advertisement expenses. Qualifying events promote the tourism industry, result in a positive economic impact, and create jobs for local residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 179512
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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
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Grants to Portage County, Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals to Benefit Women a...

Deadline 02/16/18

Grants to Portage County, Wisconsin nonprofits, governmental entities, established citizen committees, groups, and individuals to develop programs that benefit local women and children. Funding is intended to support the economic, educational, physical, emotional, social, artistic, and personal growth of local women and ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 150149
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Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies for Employment Reform ...

Deadline 06/15/18 LOI Date: 02/18/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, public and private schools, universities, and government entities to improve the high unemployment rate among people with disabilities. A concept application is due February 18, 2018. Funding is intended for innovative pilot programs, social ventures, and demonstration projects t...

GrantWatch ID#: 180030
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, and For-Profits to Promote a Responsibl...

Deadline 02/18/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations to promote circular business models in the apparel industry. The purpose of this grant program is to foster a redesign in the apparel industry that is both socially and environmentally conscious. Circular Apparel: Circular economy think...

GrantWatch ID#: 182789
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Grants to Greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin Nonprofits for Education, Economic Development, Racial...

Deadline 03/26/18 LOI Date: 02/19/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that aim to improve the lives of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington county residents. Funding is currently available for proposals that focus on strengthening education, strengthening neighborhoods, increasing economic opportunities, and promo...

GrantWatch ID#: 173424
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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
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Grants to Chequamegon Bay Area, Wisconsin Nonprofits for Services in Arts, Education, Environ...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants from $300 to $2,500 to Wisconsin nonprofits providing services to the Chequamegon Bay Area. Applicants must submit a letter of intent at least two weeks prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended to support organizations that meet the changing needs of the community in the following six areas: arts, envi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159682
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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
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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
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Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits to Benefit Residents and Strengthen the Economy of the Fox Cit...

Deadline 03/15/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for projects that aim to promote businesses, promote the community image, and showcase the downtown Appleton area and/or the surrounding Fox Cities communities. Funding is intended to support proposals that aim to improve the quality of life and/or strengthen the economy of the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157206
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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
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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 Wisconsin Employers, Agencies, and Organizations for Worker Training Programs

Deadline 03/31/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Wisconsin employers, public agencies, and private organizations to support employer-led worker training and placement programs. Each application must include at least one employer that commits to hiring successful trainees or increase the wages of incumbent worker trainees. Funding is available...

GrantWatch ID#: 182056
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Grants to Wisconsin Destination Marketing Organizations to Host Sporting Events

Deadline 04/01/18

Grants of up to $20,000 per fiscal year to Wisconsin destination marketing organizations (DMOs) to host competitive sporting events that will create a positive economic impact. This program enables DMOs to secure events requiring an up-front financial commitment. The goal of this program is to generate visitor spending by ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156091
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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 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
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Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Individuals to Promote Tourism, Arts, and Cul...

Deadline 04/15/18

Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin nonprofits, volunteer organizations, and individuals for events and projects that will promote tourism in the local area. The purpose of this program is to support events that generate overnight stays, promote a positive image to potential tourists, extend visitor stays, and foster a desire ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179108
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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

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

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

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

Deadline 07/01/18

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. This program is intended to support traveler services that result in a positive economic impact on the region and state. The Department has identi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177196
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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
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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

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
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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 Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Development, Education, Human Serv...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits, tribal agencies, and government agencies for programs that will strengthen local communities. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of community development, education, human services, environment, and arts and culture. Priority will be given to programs that benefit low- and mode...

GrantWatch ID#: 157262