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Kentucky Economic Development Grants:  73 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 Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals for Research Projects Related ...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up $7,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, or individuals for research projects related to local oral history. Topics chosen for research projects should have particular relevance or significance to the State. Funding is intended for travel and subsistence, supplies, stipends, and video history. Applicat...

GrantWatch ID#: 178863

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals to Transcribe Local Oral Histor...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, and individuals to help record local oral history interviews through cataloging or documentation. Qualified interviews should be on a topic that the funding source considers to be a priority research topic and which are located in Kentucky repositories. Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 178905

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals to Digitally Protect Oral Hist...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, and individuals to help digitally protect local oral history interviews. Qualified interviews should be on a topic that the funding source considers a priority research topic or whose media is in threat of information loss or in a state of deterioration. The dig...

GrantWatch ID#: 178906

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits and Individuals for Oral History Collection Presentations

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, individuals, and community-based organizations for presenting oral history collections. Presentation of the oral histories may be through a variety of media, including film, radio, online exhibit, podcast, traditional exhibit, and print publication. Funding Priorities – A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184053

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 Conference Date: 09/25/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672
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Fellowships to USA Individuals for the Development of Technological Innovations that Promote...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $30,000 to USA early-career, technologically savvy innovators to develop ideas that will advance social change. The Fellowship is intended to support projects that advance causes in progressive politics and social justice, as well as transformative media and technology initiatives. Special interest is sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 162765

Grants to Kentucky Family Farms for Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure and Equipment

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky family farms to improve the energy efficiency of existing farm facilities and equipment. The purpose of this program is to help agricultural operations within the state become more profitable and sustainable through strategic investments. Eligible Investments and Exclusions: 1. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 183657

Grants to USA Organizations to Help Vulnerable Older Adults Build Social Support and Economi...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to USA and territories organizations for large-scale programs that help low-income adults age 50 and older stay connected to their communities and other individuals. Proposals may also include initiatives to support economic opportunity and end senior poverty, and should impact hundreds of thousands of adults. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184035

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding 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 justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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 10/01/18

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 to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173329
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 10/15/18

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

Grants to Kentucky Women to Support Training and Career Development

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants to Kentucky women who have begun a career or who are planning to begin a career within the state's workforce. This program seeks to promote economic self-sufficiency for women and helps workers obtain the education and training they need to succeed. Funding may be requested for academic programs, training and skills...

GrantWatch ID#: 178862
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline 10/24/18

Grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower girls and women living in extreme poverty. Applications are invited for projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing countries. Dining for Women is an educational givin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405
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Grants to Kentucky Restaurants and Food Services to Reimburse Food Produced In-State

Deadline 10/31/18

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 Arts, Education, Environment, and Community ...

Deadline 11/01/18

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 11/01/18

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

Deadline 11/05/18

Grants to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, and government agencies to benefit local residents. Proposals should be for educational, cultural, or civic projects. Preference will be given to projects that relate to youth services, economic development, health and human services, and sub...

GrantWatch ID#: 180536
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Grant to Kentucky Nonprofits and School Districts for Community Needs and Education

Deadline 11/15/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 11/30/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174514
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 12/15/18

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for initiatives, exchanges, and studies related to US-Japan policy. LOIs are due by July 15, 2018. The purpose of this program is to respond to policy-related needs as identified by practitioners and experts in the US-Japan policy studies field. The Foundation is open to inno...

GrantWatch ID#: 150595

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

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

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that 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. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Foster Social, Economic, and Cultural Development

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that support arts, culture, and economic and racial justice. Funding is intended for programs that address the Foundation's focus areas, and that have a regional, national, and global impact. In addition to the eligibility criteria, the Foundation suggests that applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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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, attract private investments, and create jobs in economically distressed regions throughout the country. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555

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, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

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
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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 to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 156908

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
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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
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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

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Culture, Arts, Environment, and Technology

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives in the areas of culture, arts, environment, and technology. Within each of these areas, the Foundation places a special emphasis on education. While consideration may be given to proposals in other areas, the Foundation seeks to apply its technological, financial, and h...

GrantWatch ID#: 160389

Fellowships to Kentucky Founders to Support High-Tech Companies During the Startup Phase

Deadline Ongoing

Fellowships are available to Kentucky founders of high-tech companies seeking to accelerate their business during the startup phase. This mentor-driven program is designed to meet the particular needs of tech startups and runs according to a flexible timeline, unique to the company’s team. The Fellowship program prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 160738
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple States for Education and Economi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits, schools, IHEs, faith-based organizations, and government agencies in multiple States for programs in the areas quality early childhood education, affordable housing, community development and revitalization, community services, and arts and culture. Eligible locations are within PNC Bank's ser...

GrantWatch ID#: 161489

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Strengthen Economically Distressed Regions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, tribes, and district organizations to develop and implement regional economic development plans and strategies, with an emphasis on economically distressed areas. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162016
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Internships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Volunteer in Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Internships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to travel to Israel and gain experience (usually volunteering) in a field of the applicant's choice. Interns will spend 25 to 40 hours per week in their placement, with the rest of the time free for personal exploration. This program enables interns to live and obse...

GrantWatch ID#: 162018

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Progress Measurement, Animal Advocacy, and Independent Media

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that seek to build a more sustainable, just, and humane world. Specific funding areas include measuring human progress, animal advocacy, and independent media. Though the Foundation currently supports projects in Global HIV/AIDS, it is not currently accepting any other AID...

GrantWatch ID#: 162166

Grants to USA, India, and South Africa Nonprofits to Benefit Children Living in Urban Poverty

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, India, and South Africa nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that have a direct, positive impact on children living in urban poverty. Funding will specifically be provided for proposals that focus on the areas of education, children's health, and/or family economic stability. Rather than ran...

GrantWatch ID#: 162173
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Grants to USA and Israel Organizations for Social Change Projects Focusing on Health, Human ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel organizations for programs and projects that promote social justice and human rights. Funding is intended to support social change projects that specifically focus on the areas of health and mental health, human rights, educational opportunity, Jewish life, and strengthening Israeli democracy. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162198

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Social Service, Economic D...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for charitable programs and projects that focus on the areas of education, social services, community and economic development, and the environment. The funding source considers requests for operating, program, capital, or endowm...

GrantWatch ID#: 162542

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Services to International Populations of Vulnerable Child...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and activities in the developing world. Funding will typically be provided to organizations that work at the grassroots level providing direct services to children. The funding source's current grantmaking program is focused on several int...

GrantWatch ID#: 162787