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Iowa Economic Development Grants:  94 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 Iowa Nonprofits to Improve Opportunities for Women and Girls

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations to enhance the lives of women and girls within the state. Funding is intended for programs that address the most crucial barriers that women and girls face including childcare, education and training, mentorship, employment, housing, and transportation. IWF seeks ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143869

Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Opportunity to USA Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising and Business Development

Deadline 06/10/18 Conference Date: 05/30/18

Opportunity to USA businesses and female entrepreneurs that are majority women-owned to connect with resources and fundraising. This accelerator program connects women who are developing high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to succeed. The organization’s focus and goal is to connect women foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 180925

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

Deadline 05/31/18

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 in Multiple States for Programs that Promote Economic and Community...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that promote economic and community wellbeing in the cities where the Funding Source is located. An eligibility survey must be completed between April and May 2018. Funding is intended for organizations in Arkansas, Arizona, Califor...

GrantWatch ID#: 169781

Grants to Dubuque Region, Iowa Organizations for Recreational Events and Activites

Deadline 06/04/18

Grants to Dubuque Region, Iowa event organizers for the development, marketing, and promotion of recreational events that will benefit local residents. Applicants must explain how the activity or event will benefit the residents of Dubuque Region and must specify which population will benefit from the proposed program. App...

GrantWatch ID#: 149299

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple States to Benefit Local Communi...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, schools, and government entities in multiple states that address high-priority community needs and facilitate local capacity building in communities where the funding source has an operational presence. Focus areas include economic and community development, health and wellness, education and trai...

GrantWatch ID#: 182253
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Development Benefitting Low-Income Communities

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit community development corporations for economic development projects that will benefit low-income families and individuals. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Projects will promote the creation of employment and...

GrantWatch ID#: 151409
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Grassroots Social Change Initiatives

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants ranging from $6,000 to $12,000 to USA organizations in states west of the Mississippi River to support grassroots social change activities. Eligible States include: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Nor...

GrantWatch ID#: 181081
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Competition for USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Expand Economic Opportunity for Low-...

Deadline 06/19/18

Competition for USA and territories nonprofit organizations, businesses, and IHEs for scalable ideas on how to expand economic opportunity for financially insecure and low-income individuals and communities. Applicants must register by June 12, 2018, and Round One applications are due June 19, 2018. Funding is intended to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183485
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/20/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applicants are advised to create or verify the necessary registrations by July 19, and a required form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/22/18

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 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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Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/28/18

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to analyze and carry out high-level research in the social sciences at the Foundation's New York-based facility. The focus of the research should relate to the Foundation's mission of improving social and living conditions in the United States. The Foundation now dedi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Housing, Community Revitalization, Arts, and...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in communities within the funding source’s market area. Eligible states include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massac...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432
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Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Strengthen Agriculture and Rural Communities

Deadline 06/30/18

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 Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Environment, Youth, Recreation, and Housing in Dic...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants starting at $500 to Dickinson County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies to benefit local communities through public, educational, civic, religious, patriotic, and charitable activities. Grantmaking areas include economic development, conservation, housing, family services, natural resources, recre...

GrantWatch ID#: 181442
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Housing, Economic, Neighborhood, and Workforc...

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, South Dakota, and Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs and projects that focus on promoting stable housing, strong local economies, vibrant neighborhoods, and an educated workforce. The goal of the Bank's Community Devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 182899
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Technology Start-Ups to Relocate to Kansas City, Mi...

Deadline 07/11/18

Grants starting at $50,000 and additional benefits to USA, Canada, and International start-up tech companies to relocate to Kansas City, Missouri for a minimum of one year. Applications are invited from businesses in a range of fields, including advanced manufacturing, agricultural technology, animal health, cloud services...

GrantWatch ID#: 171227
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 07/15/18

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 07/15/18

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 Grinnell, Iowa Nonprofits and Organizations for Initiatives that Promote Tourism

Deadline 07/15/18

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 and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 08/31/18 LOI Date: 07/15/18

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
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Grants to Iowa and Nebraska Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Economic Development, ...

Deadline 08/15/18 LOI Date: 07/16/18

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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Fellowships to USA Retired and Retiring Public Sector Officials to Advance Social Change

Deadline 07/24/18

Fellowships starting at $90,000 and an additional project support to USA and territories individuals who have served in senior-level positions within state, local, or federal governments. Selected fellows will carry out a project that will advance knowledge and understanding of making effective social and economic changes ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172989
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits to Promote the Equality of Women

Deadline 11/02/18 LOI Date: 07/30/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 per year to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations to promote religious, political, social, and economic equality for women. LOIs are due July 30. Funding may be requested for both general operating and project support. Please note that only feminist social change organizations may re...

GrantWatch ID#: 149534
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 07/31/18

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 and IHEs to Cultivate a Strong STEM Workforce

Deadline 09/28/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to promote a world-class workforce in the STEM fields. Initial applications are due no later than July 31. Applicants are advised that registration in the online grants system may take up to four weeks to complete. Program Description: The ONR seeks a broad range of ap...

GrantWatch ID#: 151207
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Grants to Clay County, Iowa Organizations, Businesses, Agencies, and Individuals for Tourism...

Deadline 08/01/18

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

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $25,000 to North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa organizations to mitigate climate change in the Upper Midwest region. Funding may be requested for policy education, community action, administrative action, sustainable business and community solutions, and pilot projects....

GrantWatch ID#: 177293
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Gender and Rac...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for projects that promote racial, gender, and economic justice. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit, and are directed by, women and girls. Eligible programs focus on activism, political change, and empowerment. Small and start-up organizat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172504
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Grants to USA Scholars for Research on the Rise of Alternative Work Arrangements

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA scholars for innovative social sciences research addressing the increase of alternative work arrangements in the US workforce. LOIs are due by August 20. The Foundation invites proposals for research examining both the causes and consequences of alternative work arrangements. The Foundation defines altern...

GrantWatch ID#: 183563
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Grants to USA Researchers to Address the Economic Impact of Changes in the Job Quality for L...

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research to address the causes and impacts of the shift in the quality of jobs available for less-skilled and moderately skilled workers. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Proposals are invited for investigator-initiated research that will broaden understanding of the role of ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920
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Grants to USA Researchers for Innovative Research on Wealth Inequality

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research addressing the impact of economic inequality on the nation's population. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Studies will address how inequality has affected the political, economic, and social institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equali...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by August 20, 2018. Questions on the LOI process should be submitte...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. The Foundation wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth, Economic Development, Culture, and En...

Deadline 08/29/18

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 08/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. A funding inquiry is due August 31, 2018. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and the big questions, character virtue development, individual freedom and free markets, ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288
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Grants to Illinois and Iowa Organizations in the Quad Cities Area for Arts, Culture, Educati...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants to Illinois and Iowa organizations for a range of activities to strengthen eligible communities within the Quad City area. Focus areas include arts and culture, education, and social welfare. Funding may be requested for program support, general operations, and capital projects. The Foundation makes grants in Scott ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172859

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

Deadline 09/15/18

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 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

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

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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Deadline Ongoing

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GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits Serving Jones County for Urgent, Unforeseen, and Emergency Needs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Jones County, Iowa nonprofits for emergency situations, unforeseen opportunities, and urgent needs. Funding is intended to provide quick relief in situations where there is a significant potential for loss, such as environmental or structural damage, loss of matching grant funds, or to provide for an individual c...

GrantWatch ID#: 160441

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 Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Strengthen Economically Distressed Regions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, government agencies, and IHEs to promote the economic development and resiliency of distressed communities throughout the nation. The purpose of this program is to support locally-driven strategies that develop regional assets through economic assessments and planning. Through ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162016