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Ohio Economic Development Grants:  93 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 Franklin County, Ohio Nonprofits to Enhance Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Franklin County, Ohio nonprofit neighborhood organizations for local, resident-driven community improvement projects in low-and-moderate-income areas. Information sessions are scheduled for November 15 and 16. Projects should promote resident involvement and encourage community volunteerism. Proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 176986

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 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 Youngstown Area, Ohio Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, Human Services, and E...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to Youngstown area, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit the community. Funding is intended to support proposals that focus on the areas of arts and culture, education and youth, community development, health, social and family services, women, seniors, or the enviro...

GrantWatch ID#: 175551

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 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 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

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

Deadline 02/01/18

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 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

Grants to Northeast Ohio Nonprofits for Entrepreneurship and Community Benefit Programs in Hu...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants starting at $20,000 to Ohio nonprofits for programs and projects that promote entrepreneurship and innovation among youth, college students, and adults in Northeast Ohio. Funding will be provided for entrepreneurship education programs and programs that directly support entrepreneurs in business planning, startup, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180458

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Churches, and Schools in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties to Improv...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, and public organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties for programs that improve the quality of life for members of the local community. The Funding Source provides grants to area nonprofits while allowing young professionals and the future leaders of the commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 182754
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote the Empowerment and Wellbeing of Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 02/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote the healthy development and leadership potential of Jewish women and girls (ages 12-30). The purpose of this program is to economically empower Jewish women throughout the United States. The Foundation invites proposals for gender-sensitive and social change-oriented project...

GrantWatch ID#: 125230
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Grants to Ohio and West Virginia Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties for A...

Deadline 02/15/18

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 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

Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana Nonprofits for Construction Education and Community Pro...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, and IHEs in the greater Cincinnati area for construction education and training, as well as construction projects that will benefit local communities. Funding is intended for projects or training that engage youth in hands-on construction activities. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178719
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Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits for Educational Initiatives, Human Welfare, and Civ...

Deadline 02/15/18

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
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Grants to Tech Startups Based in, or Willing to Relocate to, Eligible Northeast Ohio Counties

Deadline 03/15/18 Conference Date: 02/15/18 LOI Date: 03/05/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to entrepreneurs located in, or willing to relocate to, the Northeast Ohio area. Funding is intended to invest in scalable technology startups that can have a positive economic impact on the region. Financial materials are due March 5. The most fundable startups are led by coachable entrepreneu...

GrantWatch ID#: 162438
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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 Ohio Credit Unions to Implement Financial Education Programs and Services

Deadline 02/28/18

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

Deadline 02/28/18

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

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 03/01/18

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
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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 and Latin America Nonprofits for Research and Policy Changes that Benefit Latin...

Deadline 03/01/18

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 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 Ohio Nonprofits for Projects Promoting Culture, History, and Tourism

Deadline 03/15/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations for the planning or implementation of humanities projects involving history, culture, and local tourism opportunities. Applicants requesting funding for project implementation must submit a proposal draft by December 4. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 181832
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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 Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Health, Economic, and Cultural Pro...

Deadline 04/01/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 04/01/18

Grants to California, 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 th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764

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

Deadline 04/11/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180278
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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 Akron, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Community Programming, and Economic Developm...

Deadline 05/01/18 LOI Date: 04/16/18

Grants to Akron, Ohio nonprofit organizations to benefit the local community in the areas of education, economic and workforce development, and community programming. LOIs are due January 4. Applications are invited from key partners and high-functioning organizations under the following program areas: I. Systemic Sol...

GrantWatch ID#: 174059
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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, 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 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
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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 Ohio Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Health, and Human Services

Deadline Ongoing

Grant to Ohio nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools for programs, projects, and services that will improve the quality of life of residents. Funding is intended for the focus areas of health and human services, community development, education, arts, culture, environment, and civic programs. Funding area detail...

GrantWatch ID#: 157282