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Ohio Economic Development Grants:  102 Economic Development Grants for Ohio.

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 and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18

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

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitali...

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations by July 19. Initial application comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172668

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Promote Business Growth in Rural Communities

Deadline 07/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit corporations and IHEs to improve the economic conditions of rural communities by promoting business development. Initiatives may assist individuals and businesses in the startup, expansion or improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses. Grant and matching funds can be u...

GrantWatch ID#: 170336

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

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

Deadline 07/27/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 183102
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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

Grants to USA Tribes and Nonprofits to Promote Economic Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing ...

Deadline 07/30/18

Grants to USA tribes, nonprofit organizations, resident associations, and public housing agencies to promote economic self-sufficiency for Public and Indian housing residents. Applicants are advised that the registrations required to apply may take up to four weeks to complete. Overview: The Resident Opportunity &...

GrantWatch ID#: 183861

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

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

Grants to USA Agencies to Strengthen the Workforce in Areas Impacted by Opioid Use

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA state governments, tribal governments, and outlying areas to support and retrain workers residing in communities impacted by the economic and health effects of opioid use, overdose, and addiction. Funding will support career services, workforce training, and support services. Successful applications will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183686

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs to Benefit Mount Vernon and Knox Coun...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to enhance the quality of life in Mount Vernon and Knox County communities. Program areas include education, recreation, arts and culture, health, social services, youth services, and civic and community development. These awards reflect the...

GrantWatch ID#: 172902

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Environment, and Community ...

Deadline 08/01/18

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

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for Art, Civic, Education, Health, and ...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio nonprofit organizations and public sector agencies for programs and projects that focus on the areas of arts and culture, education, civic affairs, and health and social services. Funding is intended for program-related activities, with some grants to support capital campaigns and capital imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 176230

Grants to Cleveland, Ohio Community and Housing Development Organizations to Promote Afforda...

Deadline 08/06/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Cleveland, Ohio community development corporations and housing development organizations to stabilize and strengthen the housing market. This year’s grantmaking will focus on the repair, rehabilitation, and purchase of appropriate housing, with the goal of promoting inclusive and equitable c...

GrantWatch ID#: 183992

Grants to USA Organizations in the Great Lakes Region for Policy Reform in Education, Enviro...

Deadline 08/08/18

Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin organizations to positively impact communities within the Great Lakes region through public policy reform. LOIs must be submitted six to eight weeks prior to the deadline. Program areas include education and economic mobility; environment; democracy; and...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278
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Grants to USA Public Housing Authorities to Expand Employment Opportunities for Residents

Deadline 08/14/18

Grants to USA public housing authorities to operate job programs in qualifying public housing developments. Applicants must verify or create the required registrations in advance of the deadline. This program seeks to address poverty affecting public housing residents by promoting, enabling, and facilitating employment. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161900
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Grants to Huron County, Ohio Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Economic Development, and Social Se...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Huron County, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of arts and culture, civic affairs, health, education, social services, and economic development. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families in the area. The Foundation looks to provide support to creativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165675
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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

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits for Educational Initiatives, Human Welfare, and Civ...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and services that support educational activities for residents of all age groups in Lorain County. Funding is specifically intended for educational experiences that promote higher education and economic independence. Funding is also provided for welfare, arts and culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 180879

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 Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

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

Grants to USA scholars for behavioral economics research that draws from economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Projects must examine and seek to improve the social and living conditions within the nation. The Russell Sage Foundation's progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

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 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 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 to Promote Financial and Banking Literacy for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline 12/14/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide consumer education or information, or financial literacy or education. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. A special emphasis is placed on issues related to large financial institutions, basic banking, access to financial services, retail bank...

GrantWatch ID#: 166138
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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 USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/18

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
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Grants to Ohio Credit Unions to Implement Financial Education Programs and Services

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Ohio credit unions to institute educational and informational outreach programs that offer financial services and financial education in local communities and schools. Eligible programs may also be those that target members and diverse populations. Funding is intended for community programming that fulfills the s...

GrantWatch ID#: 176979

Grants to Ohio Credit Unions to Improve the Quality of Life for Low-Income Families

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Ohio credit unions for programs that help low and moderate-income families and communities through financial services, community programs, and affordable housing. Funding is also available to help other newly established financial institutions and community development associations. The William A. Herring Soci...

GrantWatch ID#: 177191

Grants to Mahoning Valley, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Improve Communities and...

Deadline 10/15/18 LOI Date: 09/01/18

Grants between $1,000 and $5,000 and larger grants of over $5,000 to Mahoning Valley, Ohio nonprofits, schools, agencies, and faith-based organizations to improve local communities and neighborhoods. LOIs for grants over $5,000 are due December 1, 2017. Strategic priorities include community revitalization, economic opport...

GrantWatch ID#: 130997

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Health, Economic, and Cultural Pro...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants to Northeast Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that have a significant impact on Cuyahoga County residents. Funding is specifically intended to support proposals that focus on the areas of education, healthcare, economic independence, and cultural activities. Priorities for each of these areas...

GrantWatch ID#: 150806
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Grants to Northeast Ohio Nonprofits to Support Entrepreneurship and Community Benefit Progra...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants starting at $20,000 to Ohio nonprofits for programs that promote entrepreneurship and innovation among youth, college students, and adults in Northeast Ohio. Applicants for larger grants must first contact the funding source. Funding is also available for community initiatives in Hudson, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180458

Grants to Wayne County, Ohio Nonprofits for the Education, Economic Empowerment, and Health ...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants to Wayne County, Ohio nonprofits for programs that benefit women and girls within the local community. Funding is intended for programs that address the following areas of focus: women's education, women's economic empowerment, and women's health and wellness. Preference will be given to programs that demonstrate re...

GrantWatch ID#: 180857
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Individuals to Aid Underprivileged C...

Deadline 12/17/18 LOI Date: 09/14/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects that will aid underprivileged populations. LOIs are due September 14, 2018. A particular focus will be given to those demographics that have been overlooked and/or mar...

GrantWatch ID#: 174694

Grants to Ohio and West Virginia Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties for A...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio and West Virginia nonprofits and public institutions, such as public schools and government agencies, in eligible counties for programs and projects that focus on arts and culture, education, health and human services, recreation, youth and family services, and community and economic develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 170130
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Neighborhood Revitalization in Struggling...

Deadline 09/17/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and tribal entities for locally-driven strategies to meet the needs of struggling neighborhoods. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Program areas include housing, improving neighborhood conditions, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 171994
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Community Development

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include STEM education, road and vehicle safety, and community development. Consideration will also be given to requests benefitting Detroit communities. Focus Areas: General Motors is committe...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351

Grants to Scioto County Area, Ohio Nonprofits for Health, Education, Economic Development, A...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Scioto County Area, Ohio nonprofit organizations for a broad range of projects that will benefit local populations. Program areas include education, healthcare, community development, economic development, arts and culture, social services, and civic benefit. The Foundation will look favorably at those project...

GrantWatch ID#: 180559
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Grants to Summit County, Ohio Nonprofits for Arts, Civic Affairs, Health and Human Services,...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Summit County, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on the arts and culture, civic affairs, health and human services, and education and early learning. Priorities and application deadlines for each of these focus areas are listed below. Arts and Culture: Summer dance performan...

GrantWatch ID#: 145902
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Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Neighborhood Improvement...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants starting at $15,000 to Ohio nonprofits and agencies for programs that benefit residents of Cuyahoga County. Programs areas include environmental safety, neighborhood revitalization, and healthy food programs. Applicants must meet with program staff in advance of submitting an application....

GrantWatch ID#: 174081
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applications will be considered in the areas of c...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to Barberton, Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Community, and Economic Dev...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of over $1,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations and government units dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for Barberton residents. Focus areas for funding are educational excellence, economic development, community image, and social services. Funding is intended to support programs an...

GrantWatch ID#: 178919
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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
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Foster Economic Development in the City o...

Deadline 10/02/18

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 Greater Cleveland, Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Human Service...

Deadline 10/30/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

Grants to Greater Cleveland, Ohio nonprofits and government agencies to enhance the quality of life for residents of Lake, Geauga, and Cuyahoga Counties. Applicants for large grant requests must submit an initial inquiry by July 15, 2018. Priority is given to programs in the following areas: - Arts and Culture - Eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 166072
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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