Rural Business Opportunity Grants - USDA Rural Development. Grants to improve the economic conditions of rural areas. Assistance provided to rural areas under this program may include technical assistance for business development and economic development planning. Deadline: June 28, 2013.
Hope VI Main Street Program- HUD. Awards grants to small communities to assist in the in the renovation of an historic or traditional central business district or Main Street area by replacing unused commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units. Deadline: July 22, 2013.
2014 National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant Program - This year, there are three grant categories: (1) Making Urban Trees and Forests More Resilient to the Impacts of Natural Disasters and the Long-term Impacts of Climate Change; (2)Green Infrastructure Jobs Analysis; (3)Utilizing Green Infrastructure to Manage and Mitigate Stormwater to Improve Water Quality. Deadline: July 15, 2013.
University Center Economic Development Program Competition - U.S. Economic Development Administration. to assist institutions of higher education and consortia of institutions of higher education in establishing and operating University Centers specifically focused on leveraging university assets to build regional economic ecosystems that support high-growth entrepreneurship. Deadline: June 17, 2013.
Rural Economic Development Loans (REDL)- USDA Rural Development. Provides zero-interest loans to electric and telephone utilities to promote sustainable rural economic development and job creation projects.
Great Outdoors Colorado- upcoming grant deadlines: Open Space grants - August 15th; Local Park and Outdoor Recreation, Minigrants, and Planning Grants - deadline: August. 28.
Liberty Gives Foundation - grants to support causes benefiting underprivileged and at-risk youth in Colorado, focused on proactive and preventative services. Deadline: June 28, 2013.
Bringing Theory to Practice - Grants for projects that focus on a combination of engaged learning, civic engagement, and psychosocial well-being among college and university students. Deadline: Various.
William T. Grant Foundation- supports high-quality research that enhances our understanding of how youth settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. Deadline: August 1, 2013.
Public Broadcasting System - Program Challenge Funds. Program Challenge Fund grants will be awarded to support the development of high-visibility, high-impact, limited series that offer a definitive take on a subject or break new ground in popular public-service media. Deadline: August 1, 2013.
Pollination Project- Seed grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to social entrepreneurs for projects in the early stages of development, including those that promote compassion toward all life (people, planet, animals), environmental sustainability, justice in all its forms, community health and wellness, and social change-oriented arts and culture. Deadline: Open.
Safeway Foundation- Grants will support programs in the areas of hunger relief, education, health and human services, and/or assisting people with disabilities. Deadline: Open.
Home Depot Foundation - Community Impact Grants Program.grants to nonprofit organizations, public schools and public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Priority is given to projects for veterans that include housing repairs, modifications and weatherization work. Proposals accepted 2/1/13 through 8/13/13.
Crayola/National Association of Elementary School Principals - The program will award up to twenty grants of $2,500 to elementary schools working to develop a team of leaders who can help increase arts-infused education within school and beyond. In addition, each program will receive an in-kind grant of Crayola products valued at $1,000. Deadline: June 21, 2013.
Land O'Lakes Foundation - grants for projects that benefit rural communities. Grants will be awarded to organizations working to address hunger, youth education, and arts and culture in rural communities. Deadlines for 2013: July 1, and October 1, 2013.
Boettcher Foundation - Funds Colorado-registered nonprofit organizations and governmental entities seeking funding for a capital project within Colorado to serve Colorado residents. Upcoming capital grant deadlines:Social Services - August 1st, 2013; Education - November 15, 2013.
Colorado Health Foundation - provide support to organizations that ensure access to the key components of Healthy Living, increase the number of Coloradans with Health Coverage and ensure access to quality, coordinated Health Care. Deadlines for 2013: June 15, October 15, 2013.
Clif Bar Family Foundation - small grants program. Priority areas include: Protect Earth's beauty and bounty; Create a robust, healthy food system; Increase opportunities for outdoor activity; Reduce environmental health hazards; • Build stronger communities. Deadlines: August 15, and November 1, 2013.
The Surdna Foundation - Sustainable Environments Program. The Foundation's grant making is focused on smart growth, climate and energy, and green economies through a lens of next generation infrastructure. Letters of Inquiry are accepted at any time, and successful applicants will be asked to submit a full proposal.