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Ohio Economic Development Grants:  88 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 Mahoning Valley, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Improve Communities and...

Deadline 10/15/18

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

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 Conference Date: 09/25/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Lake and Geauga Counties for Programs that Address Community Nee...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations serving Lake and Geauga Counties for projects that address significant community issues. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of jobs and economy, inclusion, housing and neighborhoods, health, environment, and education and youth development. The Lake-Geauga Fund RFP ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158020

Fellowships to USA Individuals for the Development of Technological Innovations that Promote...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $30,000 to USA early-career, technologically savvy innovators to develop ideas that will advance social change. The Fellowship is intended to support projects that advance causes in progressive politics and social justice, as well as transformative media and technology initiatives. Special interest is sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 162765
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Grants to Trumbull County, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Churches for Health Progr...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Trumbull County, Ohio nonprofits, schools, churches, and agencies for innovative projects in the areas of hospice care and education, the needs of cancer patients and their families, diabetes treatment and prevention, orthopedic care and support, and programs designed to improve the quality of women’s and chil...

GrantWatch ID#: 179354

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

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding 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 justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

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

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, professional performing arts and museums, and employee match programs in communities where the funding source's facilities are located. The Foundation focuses on issuing grants in several key areas listed below. In o...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to Northeastern Ohio Nonprofits for Arts, Economic Development, Education, and Enviro...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Northeastern Ohio nonprofits for programs in the areas of arts and culture, economic development, education, environment, health, and human services. Priority is given to institutions in University Circle. First-time applicants must contact the funding source, and an LOI must be submitted before applying. Types o...

GrantWatch ID#: 159468

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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 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

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

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 10/01/18

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

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 for Agriculture Programs Related to Education, Animal Welfare, the...

Deadline 10/02/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 to Ohio nonprofits for agriculture programs in the areas of the environment, the human-animal bond, education, and economic development. Funding may be used for general support, program expansion, startup funding for new organizations, or capital for equipment necessary to implement eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 180274

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
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 10/15/18

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

Deadline 10/17/18

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 West Virginia and Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Communities for Economi...

Deadline 10/19/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to West Virginia and Ohio nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and government agencies (such as libraries and schools) in eligible communities for programs and projects that focus on the areas of economic development, children and youth, arts, and health and wellness. Focus Areas: - Economic...

GrantWatch ID#: 175846

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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

Deadline 11/01/18

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
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Grants to West Virginia and Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Enhance the Quality of Life...

Deadline 11/09/18

Grants to West Virginia and Ohio nonprofits in eligible areas for programs that will enhance the lives of women and girls. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of education, physical and mental health, life skills, and violence and crime prevention. Eligible communities include Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio,...

GrantWatch ID#: 135628
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Grants to Painesville Area, Ohio Organizations for Social and Economic Revitalization Projec...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to Ohio organizations for projects and programs that promote the social, physical, and economic revitalization of Painesville and the surrounding communities. Applicants requesting more than $2,500 must contact program staff prior to applying. The funding source seeks to meet the needs of local citizens by restoring...

GrantWatch ID#: 176740

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

Deadline 11/15/18

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 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

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

Deadline 11/30/18

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

Deadline 12/01/18

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

Deadline 12/01/18

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
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Studies and Initiatives Addressing Bilateral Policy

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 12/15/18

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

Grants to Northeast Ohio Nonprofits to Support Entrepreneurship and Community Benefit Progra...

Deadline 02/01/19

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
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that 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. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Foster Social, Economic, and Cultural Development

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that support arts, culture, and economic and racial justice. Funding is intended for programs that address the Foundation's focus areas, and that have a regional, national, and global impact. In addition to the eligibility criteria, the Foundation suggests that applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for Economic Development, Education, and Vibrant Neig...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $50,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations, private agencies, and government entities to improve the quality of life and address community needs in Stark County. Programs can fall in the areas of education, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization. Focus Areas: - Econom...

GrantWatch ID#: 139887

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, attract private investments, and create jobs in economically distressed regions throughout the country. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555

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, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

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 USA Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Equitable Job Creation for Women and Underserved Populat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives that increase and promote equitable job creation for people of color, immigrants, women, and other underserved populations. Strategies to achieve this goal include economic policy reform, alternative business models, and efforts to increase the growth of businesses owne...

GrantWatch ID#: 157375
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Development Projects that Benefit Minorities and Low-In...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for economic development projects that will benefit all populations, and in particular, people of color, immigrants, and low-income communities. Funding is intended for initiatives that seek to influence economic development planning and practice so that equity, transparency, sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 157376

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects to Improve Job Quality and Provide Access to Better Car...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for collaborative projects to improve the quality of employment in the lower wage sectors, as well as initiatives to create access to career pathways to well-paying jobs in emerging industries, ie., advanced manufacturing, clean tech, biotech, etc. The Foundation seeks funding oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157377
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmentally-Friendly and Equity-Oriented Transit Solutions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for transit and transportation system solutions that give citizens affordable and reliable ways to reach their destinations. Solutions should seek to minimize the impact on the environment and maximize equitable economic opportunities. The Foundation seeks funding opportunities that...

GrantWatch ID#: 157378