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Iowa Economic Development Grants:  90 Economic Development Grants for Iowa.

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 Poweshiek County, Iowa Nonprofits for Culture, Education, Recreation, and Community...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Poweshiek County, Iowa nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents and strengthen the communities within the County. The funding source is particularly interested in proposals that focus on culture, education, and recreation, as well as programs and projects that enhance th...

GrantWatch ID#: 167290

Grants to Poweshiek County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Recreation, Culture, ...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Poweshiek County, Iowa nonprofits, governmental entities, public schools, selected church programs, and most IHEs for innovative cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities. Also funded are programs that promote community safety, beauty, and economic development. Eligible programs: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167291

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
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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

Grants to Waterloo, Iowa Nonprofits and For-Profits to Promote the Local Tourism Industry

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Waterloo, Iowa nonprofit and for-profit organizations for capital projects and events that will positively impact the local tourism industry. Emphasis is placed on activities that result in overnight stays in local lodging facilities. Proposals must demonstrate how the proposed project or event d...

GrantWatch ID#: 149253
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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 Clayton County, Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Municipalities to Benefit Underserved...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Clayton County area, Iowa nonprofits, schools, and municipalities for projects that will benefit underserved communities. Funding is intended for the focus areas of education, arts and culture, health, human services, environment, children, youth, and families, neighborhoods and community development. Focus A...

GrantWatch ID#: 178720

Grants to Howard County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life of Resi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants starting at $250 to Howard County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs in the areas of health, historic preservation, community betterment, arts and culture, human services, education, and the environment. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for residents of the County.

GrantWatch ID#: 178752

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 Iowa Nonprofits for Civic, Health, Education, and Social Services in Crawford County

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Crawford County, Iowa nonprofit organizations for projects and programs that will benefit County residents. Funding is intended to improve the local quality of life by addressing unmet needs in the areas of civic, cultural, health, education, and social services. The Crawford County Community Foundation's gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 157201

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 Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Programs in Arts, Education, Human Serv...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 to Allamakee County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools for programs that address the needs of the local community. Funding is specifically intended for projects in the areas of the arts, environment, health, education, human services, community development, and childre...

GrantWatch ID#: 166197

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

Grants to Mason City, Iowa Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations to Market Programs that At...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of up to $1,500 to Iowa nonprofit and for-profit organizations for marketing projects that attract outside visitors to Mason City. Eligible projects include conventions, tournaments, events, activities, and facilities that increase tourism. Projects must focus on visitors from outside a 90-mile radius of Mason City...

GrantWatch ID#: 177482

Grants to Clay County, Iowa Organizations, Businesses, Agencies, and Individuals for Tourism...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Clay County, Iowa businesses, organizations, government agencies, and individuals to host public events that attract local residents and people from outside the county. The goal of this program is to promote Clay County as an attractive tourism destination, while enhancing the quality ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179243
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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 Central Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Education, and Economic Dev...

Deadline 02/16/18

Grants to Central Iowa nonprofits, agencies, school districts, and religious organizations for major, large-impact projects. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of economic development, arts and culture, education, and health and human services. Priority will be given to projects that provide measurable results a...

GrantWatch ID#: 177737
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Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Economic Development, and Health

Deadline 02/16/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $99,999 to Iowa nonprofits, agencies, school districts, and religious organizations for projects that provide opportunities and improve the quality of life for state residents. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of economic development, arts and culture, education, and health and huma...

GrantWatch ID#: 177738
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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 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 Monona County, Iowa Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Educational Institutions for Ar...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $10,000 to Monona County, Iowa nonprofits, municipalities, and educational institutions for programs and projects that strive to improve the quality of life. Funding is intended to address present and emerging needs within the county by making grants in the following areas: - Arts and Cultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 149886
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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 Iowa and Nebraska Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Economic Development, ...

Deadline 04/16/18 LOI Date: 03/15/18

Grants to Iowa and Nebraska nonprofits for projects that seek to improve the quality of life in the southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska region. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by November 15, 2017. Funding is primarily focused on the areas of Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County. Eligible projects are those that p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177891
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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 Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Foster Economic Development in Warren

Deadline 03/23/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and faith-based organizations for projects that will increase economic development and activity in the city of Warren. Funding is intended for projects that will improve the quality of life for all residents and build a healthy, thriving, and vibrant community. The F...

GrantWatch ID#: 182755

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Strengthen Agriculture and Rural Communities

Deadline 03/31/18

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming nonprofit organizations to positively impact rural communities and the agricultural industry. Program areas include hunger and nutrition, young and beginning agricultural producers, agriculture education, and disaster relief or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178636
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Grants to Grinnell, Iowa Nonprofits and Organizations for Initiatives that Promote Tourism

Deadline 04/15/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Grinnell, Iowa nonprofits and organizations for projects and events that draw tourists from outside of the immediate area. Applicants must schedule a consultation prior to applying. The Foundation is especially interested in one-time events that result in overnight stays in local hotel...

GrantWatch ID#: 175516
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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 Nebraska and Western Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth, Economic Development,...

Deadline 04/15/18

Grants to Nebraska and Western Iowa nonprofits and agencies for programs in the areas of preparing youth for success in education and employment, promoting economic development, and supporting local efforts to build thriving communities. Applicants must speak with a program officer prior to submitting an application. Fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 178879
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Grants to Iowa Local Governments for the Revitalization of Historic City Centers

Deadline 04/27/18

Grants to Iowa cities and counties for the comprehensive revitalization of historic city centers throughout the state. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. This program supports facade improvements to privately-owned structures. Applications for the CDBG Downtown Revitalization Fund must meet one HU...

GrantWatch ID#: 151213
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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
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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 Greater Fort Dodge, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Enhance the Quality ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Greater Fort Dodge, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, schools, and churches to enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applications are invited for projects that address community needs and opportunities across a broad range of areas. Grants are dedicated to providing fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 148938

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