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Nebraska Economic Development Grants:  91 Economic Development Grants for Nebraska.

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 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

Grants to USA State and Local Governments and Nonprofits to Improve Programs that Assist Vic...

Deadline 06/27/18

Grants to USA state and local municipalities, tribal governments, and nonprofit agencies to enhance the quality of services provided to victims of human trafficking. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of housing, legal assistance, mental health services, substance abuse services, education, and economic and lead...

GrantWatch ID#: 155052

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

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

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 Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

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

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

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

Grants to Wayne County, Nebraska Organizations and For-Profits to Attract Visitors and Incre...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Wayne County, Nebraska organizations, including for-profit organizations, for projects and programs that aim to promote local tourism. Funding is intended to encourage, promote, and attract visitors to come to the County, and to utilize travel and tourism facilities within the County. Funding w...

GrantWatch ID#: 149036

Grants to Nebraska Employers and Labor Organizations for Workforce Training Programs

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants to Nebraska employers and labor organizations for workforce training and development programs. The purpose of this program is to expand the state’s skill pool through projects that enhance earning capacity and job security for workers while building productivity. Training improves the quality of goods and service...

GrantWatch ID#: 178566

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

Program for USA Veterans and Military Spouses to Attend a Tech Entrepreneurship Mentorship E...

Deadline 07/01/18

A program is open to USA military veterans and spouses to attend a 3-day tech entrepreneurship boot camp in Denver, Colorado. Attendees will receive one-on-one mentoring to advance and inspire their business startups. The purpose of this program is to provide veterans with the resources and support they need in their entre...

GrantWatch ID#: 163078

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Help Rural Communities Plan and Manage Commu...

Deadline 07/02/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to offer technical assistance and training as it relates to community facilities programs in rural areas. Grantees will assist rural communities in activities such as planning for and identifying facility needs, improving facilities management. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152569

Grants to Lincoln County, Nebraska Nonprofits and Agencies to Build or Improve Tourism Attra...

Deadline 09/29/18 LOI Date: 07/02/18

Grants to Lincoln County, Nebraska nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to improve or create visitor facilities and attractions that will draw tourists to the local area. Applicants must submit an intent to apply by July 2. Funding is available for the maintenance and repair of an existing facility, or th...

GrantWatch ID#: 138168

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

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Health, Human Services, ...

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants of up to $25,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states to positively impact local communities. Applications are accepted from organizations working in the following areas: health and human services, arts, culture, employment, and education. The purpose of this grants program is to...

GrantWatch ID#: 181533
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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

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

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 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

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits and For-Profits for Community Development Evaluations

Deadline 07/16/18

Grants of up to $60,000 to Nebraska nonprofit and for-profit economic or housing development agencies for studies that stimulate ideas for community, neighborhood, and regional planning. Plans should encompass community, housing, place-based, and economic development opportunities within the state. Application Componen...

GrantWatch ID#: 176099
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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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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: -Foster Jewish arts, cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Assist Individuals with De...

Deadline 07/23/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $15,000 to Nebraska nonprofits, for-profits, state and local government agencies, and IHEs to improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. This funding component is intended for small-scale, innovative projects that do not meet the more formalized RFAs i...

GrantWatch ID#: 166973
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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

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
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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 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 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 Nebraska Nonprofits in Sarpy and Cass Counties for Health, Economic Development, R...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for individuals and families living in Sarpy and Cass Counties. The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting programs focusing on health, arts and culture, community/civic engagement, education, economic development, recreation, and human ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172064
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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 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

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 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
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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

Grants to Nebraska Municipalities and Counties to Invest in Community Infrastructure

Deadline 08/30/18

Grants to Nebraska counties and municipalities, excluding Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, and Bellevue, for the development of public infrastructure. Examples of eligible projects include streets, sewer and water systems, senior centers, community centers, daycare centers, parks, and libraries. Community Development Bloc...

GrantWatch ID#: 181203
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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, Agencies, Organizations, and Individuals to Attract Tourism to...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Cedar County, Nebraska nonprofits, municipalities, organizations, and individuals for projects and events that promote tourism and attract visitors to the area. Funding may be requested for brick and mortar projects related to tourism facilities, or the advertising and p...

GrantWatch ID#: 170678
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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

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
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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 Nebraska Nonprofits to Support the Underserved and Improve the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to Nebraska nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in local communities. Priority focus areas include children, education, the underprivileged, community safety, individuals with disabilities, medical support, and community service organizations.

GrantWatch ID#: 173536
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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 Nebraska Municipalities for the Revitalization of Downtown Commercial Districts

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Nebraska municipalities to support the economic revitalization of downtown areas. The purpose of this program is to foster investments that will contribute to the redevelopment of downtown infrastructure, thereby addressing safety and health concerns, as well as developing a greater capacity for growth. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 181548

Grants to Hall County, Nebraska Nonprofits for Education, Arts, Community Enrichment, Health...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Hall County, Nebraska nonprofits for programs that will enhance the local community. Applicants should contact the Foundation before applying. Funding may be awarded to programs in the areas of arts and culture, basic needs, children and youth, community enrichment, health, and education. Preferen...

GrantWatch ID#: 180585

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 Lincoln, Nebraska Nonprofits for Civic, Community, Human Services, Arts, and Educa...

Deadline 10/31/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

Grants to Lincoln, Nebraska nonprofits for both direct services and policy programs in the areas of arts and culture, civic and community services, education, and human services. Organizations must submit a letter of intent or contact the funding source by April 16, 2018. Funding is intended to support pilot projects and n...

GrantWatch ID#: 179881

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