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Kentucky Economic Development Grants:  81 Economic Development Grants for Kentucky.

Grants to encourage economic development, support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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

Deadline 02/26/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Health...

Deadline 03/09/18

Grants to Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana nonprofit organizations and governmental and public entities, including schools, for health initiatives that benefit the community based on local community health needs assessments. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of older adults and aging, school health, toba...

GrantWatch ID#: 179988

Grants to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Churches for Youth,...

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky nonprofits, schools, churches, and agencies for projects that address the civic, educational, cultural, and health needs of the county. Preference is given to projects that address the four key areas of need: youth services, substance abuse services, economic development, and health an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180536

Grants to USA Investigators for Research in Food and Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline 02/28/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 167764

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

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to enhance communities where the funding source has a business presence. Priorities include assisting the disadvantaged, economic development, education, youth development, neighborhood improvement, community problem solving, cultural en...

GrantWatch ID#: 172570

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

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies in Multiple States for Economic Development in ...

Deadline 05/01/18 Conference Date: 02/28/18

Grants to Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia nonprofits, IHEs, government agencies, tribes, and development districts to strengthen communities across the Appalachian region. Applicants are strongly encourag...

GrantWatch ID#: 183102

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

Deadline 03/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 167041

Grants to Kentucky Fair Boards for Agricultural Fairs and Horse-Related Events

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Kentucky fair boards to promote local-level agricultural fairs throughout the state, as well as horse racing events and shows. Funding may be requested in support of agricultural-related shows, exhibits, and contests (including several categories of both livestock and crops), horse-racing events, and other horse ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167624

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Enhance the Market for Spe...

Deadline 05/01/18 LOI Date: 03/01/18

Grants to Kentucky nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, producer groups, and IHEs for projects that promote the market competitiveness of specialty crops produced within the state. Concept papers are due March 1. Statewide priorities, in order of importance, are as follows: -Improving efficiency and reducing c...

GrantWatch ID#: 169567

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

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to USA and Latin America nonprofits for efforts to create policy changes that will improve the lives of Latin Americans. The funding source has identified the following three program areas in which focused, expert research and innovation have the potential to make significant positive impact: - Democratic Gover...

GrantWatch ID#: 173581

Grants to 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

Fellowships to USA University and Graduate Students to Solve Challenges through GIS Technology

Deadline 03/11/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 182873

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

Award to Recognize a USA or Israel Nonprofit Staff Member for Contributions to the Advancemen...

Deadline 03/19/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 179940
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Grants to USA IHEs for Research to Enhance Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Deadline 03/29/18

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

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

Deadline 03/31/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178778

Grants to Kentucky Agricultural Producers and Organizations to Enhance Agricultural Operatio...

Deadline 04/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Kentucky agricultural producers and grants of up to $15,000 to qualifying agricultural organizations to promote the expansion of agriculture in the state, with an emphasis on underserved groups. Award decisions will be based upon the expected future impact on the production and sales of agricultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 181249

Grants to Kentucky Small-Scale Farmers to Attend Conferences, Training Events, and Workshops

Deadline 04/01/18

Grants of up to $500 to Kentucky small-scale farmers and agricultural producers to take advantage of training and educational opportunities. Funding may be used for pre-approved costs, such as registration fees and travel costs associated with attending a conference, workshop, or training event. Funding may also be request...

GrantWatch ID#: 183132
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Tribes and Tribal Organizations for Community Projects

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170343

Grants to USA 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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Housing, Education, an...

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $10,000 to Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. If requesting support for capital campaigns, strategic investments, or large-scale initiatives, you must contact...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Grants to Kentucky Restaurants and Food Services to Reimburse Food Produced In-State

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants of up to $12,000 per year to Kentucky restaurants and food service businesses to reimburse the purchase or sale of agricultural products grown within the state. Applicants must request the qualifying status to be eligible for this program. This program helps qualifying participants enhance their products and menus w...

GrantWatch ID#: 176326
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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
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Environment, and Community ...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants averaging $20,000 to Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding priorities include arts and culture, community and economic development, diversity, education, and the environment. The EQ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175758
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community Building...

Deadline 05/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to benefit the Foundation's employees where they live and work. Interested applicants must contact the funding source prior to application with a brief description about organizational and funding goals. Funding is intended for program...

GrantWatch ID#: 177319
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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
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Grant to Kentucky Nonprofits and School Districts for Community Needs and Education

Deadline 05/17/18

Grants to Kentucky nonprofit organizations and school districts to meet community needs and enhance education, primarily in the metropolitan Louisville area. Priority is given to programs that address issues within the social services and public education areas. Most of the grants are made in the Louisville area and su...

GrantWatch ID#: 180495

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

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 07/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Letters of Inquiry are due by February 1. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, environmental initiatives that are working t...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits to Promote Events that Attract Tourists to Jefferson County

Deadline 07/17/18

Grants to Kentucky nonprofits to market events that will attract tourists to the City of Louisville and Jefferson County. Funding may be used to support studies, events, festivals, or media assistance. The project must attract out of town visitors and support overnight stays in hotels. Grant monies are to be used for s...

GrantWatch ID#: 181403

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, 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
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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

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 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
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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
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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
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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

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