Grants

Art Works (NEA) National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) - Due July 12

Through project-based funding, it supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.


Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants- U.S. Department of Transportation - Due July 19

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is soliciting applications for $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. BUILD Transportation grants replace the pre-existing Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.


U.S. Department of Justice Grants for Safe Neighborhoods - Due July 19, 2018

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is designed to create and foster safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in violent crime, including, but not limited to addressing criminal gangs and the felonious possession and use of firearms.


Grants for Bicycle Infrastructure - Letters of Interest due July 23

Cities are eligible for grants of up to $10,000 are available for advocacy and instrastructure.


Leadership in Government Fellowship Open Society Foundation -- Due July 24

Applications from people who see themselves serving as change agents within government again in the future or are looking to apply their public service knowledge and experience to an advocacy career are encouraged.


Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities Partners for Places Grants - Due July 31, 2018

Partners for Places, an initiative of the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, is a matching grant program that creates opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations.


Public Humanities Projects National Endowment for the Humanities - Due August 8

Public Humanities Projects grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences.


Our Town Program National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) - Due August 9

Cities are eligible for these grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes.


Grants for Low-Income Rural Housing Projects - Pre-applications due August 9

The Rural Housing Preservation Grant program provides support to assist low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. The program also assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units available to low-income persons.


Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants - Due August 9

From the National Endowment for the Humanities, eligible activities include the documentation of cultural heritage materials that are lost or imperiled; the preservation and conservation of humanities materials; and the sustaining of digital scholarly infrastructure.


FY 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies Program Department of Commerce - Due August 29

The Regional Innovation Strategies Program supports capacity building programs that provide proof-of-concept and commercialization assistance to innovators and entrepreneurs.


ATV Access and Safety Initiatives T.R.A.I.L.S. Grants - Due September 1

The T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program, an initiative of Polaris Industries, provides support to national, state, and local organizations in the United States to ensure the future of ATV riding. The grant program encompasses two main objectives—promoting safe and responsible riding, and preserving access.


Grants for Soccer - Safe Places to Play Grant U.S. Soccer Foundation - Due September 3

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded for the installation of field surfaces, lighting, and irrigation for field space in urban settings.


PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program PeopleForBikes - Due October 19

The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride.


Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program U.S. Department of Agriculture - Due December 31

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas.


Firefighters Support Foundation Equipment Grants - Due December 31

All fire and rescue departments in the United States are eligible to apply for an FSF equipment grant.


Paving for Pizza Grants from Domino's Pizza - Due December 31

An unusal grant, this one allows Domino's customers to nominate their city for a grant to fill potholes!


Stand Down Grants - for Veteran's Programs - Due December 31

The Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) supports local Stand Down (SD) events that assist homeless veterans by providing a wide variety of employment, social, and health services.


Walmart Community Grants - Due December 31

There are eight areas of funding for which an organization, incuding cities, can apply.


Accessible Golf Program Grants National Alliance for Accessible Golf -- Due December 31

NAAG is represented by major golf, recreation, and therapeutic organizations in the United States; organizations that provide services for people with disabilities; and others who advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities into society.


Home Depot Foundation Community Impact Grants from the Home Depot Foundation - Due December 31

The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community.


Grants for Recycling Carts - Due December 31

Cities are eligible for these grants for residental curbside recycling.


CSX Transportation Community Investment - Due December 31, 2018

Government institutions such as fire departments and schools allowed under Internal Revenue Code 170(c) are also eligible.


Animal Shelter Grants for Disaster Relief

Cities that may operate animal shelters or adoption facilities may apply for disaster relief grants.


Grants Strengthen the Intersection of Creativity and Urban Revitalization - Applications may be submitted throughout the year

Priority is given to projects that take root in economically distressed communities.