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Maryland Economic Development Grants:  77 Economic Development Grants for Maryland.

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 Maryland Nonprofits and Municipalities in Prince George's County for Projects Rela...

Deadline 03/07/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants to Maryland nonprofits and municipalities in northwest Prince George's County for projects related to tourism. Applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in a workshop or webinar, and should discuss their project with staff before applying. Funding is intended to support economic growth and assist with the pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180837

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 01/17/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: -Foster Jewish arts, cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744
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Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for Education, Health, Poverty Alleviation, Youth, and Economic...

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 01/20/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Maryland nonprofits for programs that seek to rectify social and economic inequalities for the underserved. Letters of Inquiry are due by January 20, 2018. Funding is intended to support innovative interventions addressing the root causes of systemic barriers to safety, health, shelter, and opp...

GrantWatch ID#: 171637

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 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 Annapolis, Maryland Nonprofits to Improve the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to Annapolis, Maryland nonprofit organizations for operational support and capital projects to enhance the local quality of life. Funding may focus on community revitalization, environmental sustainability, and economic development. Grants are also intended for helping youth, individuals, and families achieve self-s...

GrantWatch ID#: 149617
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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 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 Maryland Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions for Education, Commu...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, government and tribal agencies, and public school systems to benefit communities in which the funding source does business. Program areas include education and community development, as well as the environment, human services, and arts and culture. Primary Focus Areas: C...

GrantWatch ID#: 181139
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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 Maryland Small and Mid-Sized Businesses for International Marketing Initiatives

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maryland small and mid-sized businesses to reimburse costs associated with international marketing initiatives. Eligible expenses for reimbursement include any expenses needed for marketing abroad, such as trade show fees, brochure translation, website development, and airfare.

GrantWatch ID#: 176217

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

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants 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. Applications will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321
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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 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 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 Washington, D.C. Metro Area Nonprofits to Benefit the Lives of Local Residents

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. nonprofit organizations for programs and projects focusing on education, community services, the arts and humanities, and health. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for those living in the District of Columbia, Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177905
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Grants to Baltimore Area, Maryland Nonprofits to Strengthen Underserved Communities

Deadline 03/01/18

Small Grants of up to $5,000 and large grants starting at $5,000 to Baltimore Metropolitan Area, Maryland nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in disadvantaged communities. Applicants seeking funds in excess of $5,000 must submit a Letter of Inquiry in advance of the deadline. While the Foundation suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 178788
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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 USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States for Green Projects in the Chesapeak...

Deadline 03/16/18

Grants to Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC nonprofits, local governments, and neighborhood or community associations to promote sustainable infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff in developing a proposal. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 178107
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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

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Young Professionals to Recognize Business S...

Deadline 03/26/18

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia business professionals under the age of 40 to recognize outstanding leadership and success within the Washington region. Nominations are invited on behalf of men and women representing all industries who have made a difference in their community or profession over the past 1...

GrantWatch ID#: 179229
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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

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
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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, 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 Maryland, Northeast Pennsylvania, and Greater Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Dire...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $50,000 per year to small nonprofit organizations in Maryland, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and Greater Chicago, Illinois to provide direct services to low-income and vulnerable populations in the region. Before applying, prospective applicants must speak with the program team member for the appropriate geogr...

GrantWatch ID#: 156133

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Engage Residents in Design Decisions, and Community and City Pla...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for community and city planning initiatives that incorporate residents' input. The Foundation's mission is to integrate local concerns by engaging community memberts to contribute to decisions and polcies that will benefit residents. Funding is intended for projects that will result in...

GrantWatch ID#: 157373

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Artists with Financial Resources and Business Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and opportunities that provide artists with the necessary financial resources and business training to enable their active participation in the local economy. Funding is intended to help artists overcome the obstacles that prevent them from contributing to the local econo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157374
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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

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

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States to Promote Health and Quality, Affo...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, DC, and Washington nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote community health within the funding source’s service area. Priority areas include community health initiatives, subsidized care and coverage, safety net pa...

GrantWatch ID#: 161292

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