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Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

The Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant Program provides funds to State agencies, Tribal entities, and nonprofit organizations with experience in providing support or relief services to farmworkers or meatpacking workers.  Awards will generally range from $5,000,000 to $50,000,000.  Entities receiving awards will distribute relief payments to those who incurred expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline

2/8/22

Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

The goal of CFP is to fight food insecurity through developing community food projects that help promote the self-sufficiency of low-income communities. Community Food Projects are designed to increase food security in communities by bringing the whole food system together to assess strengths, establish linkages, and create systems that improve the self-reliance of community members over their food needs.

Deadline

12/20/21

America's Healthy Food Financing Initiative Reinvestment Fund

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Grants will be available to eligible organizations in eligible underserved areas to implement a project that is designed to improve access to fresh, healthy food through food retail.  The purpose of the program is to improve access to healthy foods in underserved areas, to create and preserve quality jobs, and to revitalize low-income communities.

Deadline

12/7/2021

NFWF - Hawaiʻi Conservation Program

Grant

statewide

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Grant/Loan Information

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to strategically protect and enhance essential habitats in Hawaiʻi, from mauka to makai, to reduce extinction risk and sustain resilient populations of native species. Particular species and habitats of interest include palila (finch-billed Hawaiian honeycreeper), kiwikiu (Maui parrotbill), ʻuaʻu (Hawaiian petrel), Oʻahu elepaio (monarch flycatcher), ʻalae ʻula (Hawaiian moorhen), puaiohi (small Kauaʻi thrush), and Maui Nui coral reefs. The Hawaiʻi Conservation Program anticipates awarding approximately $950,000 in grants. Major funding partners include the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and Pūlama Lānaʻi.

Deadline

October 25, 2022

Hawaii Women's Legal Foundation

Grant

Hawaii

HWLF

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Grant/Loan Information

HWLF has two windows of opportunity for grant applications throughout the calendar year. (October 1, 2021 and pending April 1, 2022). Grants are funded with the proceeds of the previous year’s fundraiser. Priority is given to applicants with projects that benefit women and children in Hawaii. Neighbor island applications are encouraged. (Learn more here

Deadline

October 1, 2021 (Confirmed) and April 1, 2022 (Pending)

Fire Prevention Grant Program

Grant

National

FM Global Fire Prevention Grant

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Grant/Loan Information

FM Global is pleased to offer financial support to organizations working to combat fire. Through our Fire Prevention Grant Program, fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations can
apply for funding to support a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts, including pre-incident planning, fire prevention education/training and arson prevention/fire investigation.

Deadline

March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31

Harold K. L. Castle Foundation Pilina Fund

Grant

Oahu

Harold K L Castle Foundation

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Grant/Loan Information

Rolling Applications Accepted Starting May 1, 2021. $5000 - $15,000: PILINA FUND - Supports rapid responses to COVID-related issues in Koʻolau, Oʻahu.Aina, farming, and food security are a focus.

Deadline

12/1/2022

Good Jobs Challenge

Grant

National

Economic Development Administration

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Grant/Loan Information

The EDA Good Jobs Challenge  is designed to help get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs. The goal of regional workforce training systems is to create and implement effective employer-driven training programs that will connect the existing and emerging skills needs of employers with workers and will help workers find and keep quality jobs and advance. Min - $1 Million. Max $25 Million

Deadline

1/26/2022

2021 National Fish Passage Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

The National Fish Passage Program works with local communities on a voluntary basis to restore rivers and conserve our nation’s aquatic resources by removing or bypassing barriers. Our projects benefit both fish and people. We work with communities to remove obsolete and dangerous dams, permanently eliminating public safety hazards and restoring river ecosystems. To be considered for funding under this funding opportunity, an application must be submitted to the Service region where the project is located.

Deadline

12/31/21

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The foundation supports movements, organizations and individuals pursuing justice for people and the planet. They are focused on solutions that address the climate crisis and growing social inequality. See if you’re eligible for a grant by taking their eligibility quiz on the website linked below.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Harold K.L. Castle Foundation

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations working in one or more of our three strategic priority areas in Hawai’i: Public Education Redesign and Enhancement (pre-K – 12th grade), Nearshore Marine Resource Conservation (for waters surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands), Strengthening the Communities of Windward Oahu.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

NOAA Broad Agency Announcement

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides funding for extramural research, innovative projects and sponsorships that address NOAA’s goals of climate adaptation, a weather-ready nation, healthy oceans, and resilient coastal communities and economies. Special projects and programs associated with NOAA’s strategic plan and mission and goals are welcome to apply.

Deadline

9/30/2023

HawaiiUSA Foundation Grants

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Nonprofits that focus on improving the lives of the less fortunate and directly impact and support the children of Hawaii are eligible to apply for HawaiiUSA Foundation Grants. Projects should have broad community support and address specific community needs.

Deadline

Year Round

Andrew Family Foundation Junior Board Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program supports nonprofits that: (1) work to advance youth education in traditional academics and the arts, and (2) raise awareness about the importance of living sustainably and in harmony with the environment. Well-established organizations with five or more years of operating experience and a budget less than $5 million are encouraged to apply.

Deadline

Unclear

Honor the Earth

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program awards $1,000-$5,000 grants to nonprofit organizations that are led and managed by Native peoples, with priority given to grassroots, community based organizations and groups that lack access to federal funding. Eligible projects should support and forward the development of culturally-based, indigenous solutions to climate change based on relocalizing food and energy economies, as well as foster restoration of traditional knowledge. Grant funds must be used to create food security through organic production or implement renewable energy and energy efficiency improvements.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Rural Development Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD) Funding

Grant/Loan

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

SECD promotes regional economic and community strategic planning in rural America through supporting multi-jurisdictional or multi-sectoral projects. There are a variety of SECD programs relating to community facilities, water and waste disposal, business and industry, rural business development, and broadband service. All programs are now streamlined under one application.

Deadline

Varies

Legacy Land Conservation Program

Grant

Statewide

State

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides grants to community organizations and government agencies that strive to purchase and protect land that shelters exceptional, unique, threatened and endangered resources. This program purchases land and conservation easements and pays the debt service on state financial instruments for the protection of multiple resources including agricultural land. State agencies, counties and nonprofit land conservation organizations many apply. A 25% match is required.

Deadline

Year Round

Western IPM Center Special Issues Grant

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This Center offers special issues grants up to $5,000 for time-sensitive one-year integrated pest management projects that cannot wait until the next regular grant cycle.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This foundation provides grants to support quality learning experiences for children, help families obtain stable, high quality jobs, and insist that all communities are vibrant, engaged, and equitable. They invest in efforts that increase access to fresh, local health food and improve nutrition for children and families in early child care settings, schools, and communities. This foundation reviews grant proposals throughout the year. To view previously funded projects in Hawaii, click here.

Deadline

Year Round

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation’s Small Grants Program

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This Foundation provides grants to small community-based organizations that provide critical services to vulnerable individuals and families. Funding requests can be for operating, program, or capital grants, with the maximum funding amount being $50,000 per year over two years. Proposed projects must align with the foundation’s funding priorities of housing, health (including nutrition and food access), jobs and education.

Deadline

Year Round

Rural Micro-entrepreneur Assistance Program

Loan

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

RMAP provides loans and grants to Microenterprise Development Organizations to help micro-enterprises start and grow through training and technical assistance and a rural micro loan revolving fund. Nonprofits and institutes of higher education are eligible to become a MDO.

Deadline

Unclear

Cornell Douglas Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Cornell Douglas foundation aims to provide small grants to organizations that advocate for environmental health and justice, encourage stewardship of the environment, and further respect for the sustainability of its resources. This grant program provides $15,000-$50,000 grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

Deadline

Year Round

Alexander & Baldwin Kokua Giving Program

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program supports Hawaii charities through providing funding for health and human services, education, community, culture and the arts, and environmental and land stewardship. Grant decisions are made bi-monthly, and applications must be submitted at least 60 days before the event or project deadline.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation donates orchards to community gardens, public schools, city/state parks, low-income neighborhoods, and hunger relief sites. The organization provides high-quality fruit trees and shrubs, equipment, on-site orchard design expertise and oversight, horticultural workshops, and aftercare training and manuals. Nonprofits, NGOs, public schools, or government entities may apply. At least 15-20 trees must be planted. Recipients must own the planting site, have a long-term lease, or work with a nonprofit/government entity that owns the planting site with a long-term usage agreement.

Deadline

Year Round

Food Sovereignty Tours Scholarship Program

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Food Sovereignty Tours offers $50-$600 scholarships to individuals based on need, interest and available funds to provide educational travel opportunities to people from diverse backgrounds and income levels. The goal of the program is to allow recipients to build alliances and learn new innovations and strategies from people around the world working to build food justice and food sovereignty.

Deadline

Unclear

Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities (AgrAbility)

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

The program supports projects between State Cooperative Extension System and private, non-profit disability organizations who work in partnership to provide agricultural education and assistance directed at accommodating disability in farm operations for individuals with disabilities, and their families, who engage in farming and farm-related occupations.

Deadline

1/13/22

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area.

Deadline

Open

Wood Innovations Funding Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

This Request for Proposals focuses on the Wood Innovations program goals: Reduce hazardous fuels and improve forest health on National Forest System and other forest lands, reduce the costs of forest management on all land types, promote economic and environmental health of communities.

Deadline

January 19, 2022

Aloha Aina Awards

Grant

Statewide

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Grant/Loan Information

The Aloha ʻĀina Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks to fund community-based projects and programs that work to respect, enhance, and perpetuate Hawaiʻi’s natural resources. The Aloha ʻĀina funds support programs that improve value-added amenities at natural resource sites; explore innovative means to repair, maintain and improve Hawaiʻiʻs natural resources; increases collaboration among government agencies, the visitor industry, and the community; and raise awareness of commercial operators, information providers, and others regarding the responsible use of natural resources.  Grants up to $100,000 to NGOs and Govt's. Click here for the RFP.

Deadline

October 29, 2021

T-Mobile Hometown Grant

Grant

National

T-Mobil

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Grant/Loan Information

T-Mobile is committing up to $25 million over the next 5 years to support small towns across America by funding community projects.  Projects are up to $50,000


The T-Mobile Hometown Grants program will help fund projects to build, rebuild, or refresh community spaces that help foster local connections in your town. For example, this might include the town square pavilion, a historic building, an outdoor park, a ball field, or a library-- every town has places where friends and neighbors connect.

Deadline

Quarterly for 5 through 2026

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

Grant

National

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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Grant/Loan Information

The multi-agency Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases of crops, animals, and humans. The central theme of submitted projects focuses on the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. Find out more here 

Deadline

12/24/2021, 2021

ARPA Economic Adjustment Assistance

Grant

National

Economic Development Administration

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Grant/Loan Information

Rolling Deadline: This is the broadest NOFO EDA is publishing under ARPA and any eligible applicant from any EDA Region may apply. EDA expects to fund a number of projects under this NOFO that support communities negatively impacted by the downturn in the coal economy, supporting transitioning away from coal. Min $100,000.  Max $10,000,000

Deadline

3/31/2022

Clif Family Foundation Operational Support Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Provides operational support for non profit programs that strengthen our food system, enhance equitable community health outcomes and safeguard our environment and natural resources. Applications are reviewed three times a year; the deadlines are February 1, June 1, and October 1.


Deadline

rolling

Change Happens Foundation Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The top three areas of focus for the Change Happens Foundation grantmaking are: Science, The Environment, and Education. They support activities that are charitable, educational, literary, or scientific.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Kokua Giving Program

Grant

Hawaii

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The A&B Kokua Giving program is focused on Hawaii charities and works to support its communities through broad-based giving including, but not limited to, the following categories: health & human services, education, community, culture & the arts, and environmental & land stewardship. Please submit your application at least 60 days prior to your event or project deadline.

Deadline

Quarterly

Dowling Community Improvement Foundation

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This foundation provides funding for projects that preserve historic sites, use native plant materials in landscaping, incorporate energy conserving and green characteristics, and support a variety of cultural and educational efforts. The foundation takes a special interest in education, the environment, youth sports programs, and Native Hawaiian cultural programs.

Deadline

Unclear

‘Eleu Grants for Disaster Relief and Recovery

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides grants up to $2,500 to fund community disaster response efforts on Hawaii island. Nonprofits providing assistance with food security, among other causes, are eligible to apply.

Deadline

TBD

Cooke Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Cooke Foundation supports worthy endeavors in the community that the family feels will make a significant difference in the betterment and welfare of the people of Hawaii. To see the list of 2020 grantees, click here.

Deadline

ongoing

The Coca-Cola Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Coca-Cola Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that empower women, protect the environment, and enhance communities through education, youth development and other community and civic initiatives. In 2019, 375 donations and grants were awarded to a variety of organizations including agricultural-related organizations; see the list here.

Deadline

Year Round

Atherton Family Foundation Grant

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Foundation makes grants for projects that benefit the people of Hawai`i.  The Foundation currently funds in the following areas: arts, culture, and humanities; community development; education; environment; health; human services; spiritual development; and youth development. Applicants must have 501(c)(3) public charity status or must apply through a fiscal sponsor with 501(c)(3)public charity status.  

Deadline

Rolling Basis

NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative- Education and Workforce Development

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

This program focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. EWD invites applications in five areas: professional development for agricultural literacy; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; fellowships for postdoctoral scholars; and a brand-new program for agricultural workforce training. Deadlines vary for each program area; please refer to the RFA for more details.

Deadline

Varies

Center for Science in the Public Interest Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

CSPI is accepting applications for a variety of programs including:

  • Programs that strengthen the nutrition and public health impacts of SNAP

  • Programs that ensure healthy, equitable restaurant kids' meals and school meals for all students

  • Programs that extend restaurant menu disclosures to improve nutritional quality of restaurant purchases

Deadline

Varies

Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program deploys urgent funding to support research and outreach in response to emerging or unanticipated threats to the nation’s food supply or agricultural systems. FFAR makes rapid grants through ROAR for research related to response, prevention or mitigation of new pests and pathogens. ROAR’s one-year funding fills urgent research gaps until traditional, longer-term funding can be secured.

Deadline

Year Round

The David Lucile & Packard Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This Foundation provides grants to tax-exempt charitable organizations to conserve and restore ecosystems while enhancing human well-being. Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation is one of their funding priorities. To apply, please submit an inquiry here.

Deadline

Year Round

Frances R. Dewing Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This foundation funds projects related to early childhood education, specifically for children 6th grade and below. 501(c)(3) organizations may apply for grants that directly benefit children. Previously awarded projects include the creation of an outdoor classroom, an urban wildlife curriculum summer camp, and a hands-on discovery zone. This fund does not support grants for operating expenses, capital campaigns, scholarship, or general funds. Applications are reviewed two times a year: April 1 and October 1.

Deadline

Biannually

Egg-Tech Prize

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides funding towards technology projects that determine a chick’s sex before it hatches to prevent male chick culling.

Deadline

Unclear

Costco Wholesale Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Costco supports 501(c)(3) organizations that support children, education, and/or health and human services. They accept funding requests throughout the year on a rolling basis. Organizations may submit one application per fiscal year.

Deadline

Year Round

Target’s Local Store Giving Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Nonprofits, accredited schools, and government agencies can request Target Gift Card donations. The average donation is $25-$50 with a maximum of $500 per year.

Deadline

Year Round

C&C of Honolulu Household Hardship Relief Fund Program

Grant

Oahu

Local

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Grant/Loan Information

This program offers up to $2,000 per month plus $500 additional per month financial relief to Oahu households facing hardship due to COVID-19. Eligible uses include rent, mortgage, certain utilities, a DHS-recognized childcare providers.

Deadline

TBD

GenYOUTH Nutrition Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides grants of up to $3,000 per school to supply resources for meal distribution and delivery efforts to get food to students during COVID-19. Principals, nutrition managers, district school nutrition directors, and district superintendents are able to apply.

Deadline

Unclear

Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

Awardees will develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially-disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers.

Deadline

12/16/21

Farm to School Grant Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

The Farm to School Program assists eligible entities, through grants and technical assistance, in

implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods.

Deadline

1/10/2022

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

Grant

International

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Grant/Loan Information

The Fund has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. Its focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or selected species. However, it is very competitive indeed with only around 12% of applicants in 2019 receiving a grant.

Grants will be awarded based on their ability to meet criteria pre-determined by the Species Fund, and are for a maximum of $25,000 for each project.

Deadline

Oct 31 2022; Feb 28, 2022

Kukulu Ola Grant

Grant

Statewide

HTA

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Grant/Loan Information

The purpose of the Kūkulu Ola Request for Proposals (RFP) is to seek community-based projects and programs that honor and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and community. The Kūkulu Ola funds support programs that help honor and preserve the Hawaiian culture; demonstrate collaborative efforts with a high degree of community support and involvement; strive to nurture the culture by creating unique experiences and activities that are respectful and accurate; and support cultural practitioners, craftsmen, musicians, and other artists within the sector. Click here for the RFP. Friday, October 29, 2021, at 4:00 PM

Deadline

October 29, 2021

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Grant

Grant

National

Yamaha

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Grant/Loan Information

Supporting the outdoor enthusiast, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative’s mission is to provide practical support for efforts that promote safe, responsible use of OHVs, educate the public on proper recreational land use and wildlife conservation practices, and protect appropriate and sustainable access to public lands.

Deadline

ongoing

Rural Utilities Service - Rural MicroEntrepreneur Assistance Program

Grant

National

USDA

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Grant/Loan Information

The purpose of RMAP is to support the development and ongoing success of rural Microentrepreneurs and Microenterprises, each as defined in 7 CFR 4280.302. The regulation can be accessed online at https://www.ecfr.gov. To accomplish this purpose, RMAP provides direct loans and grants to Microenterprise Development Organizations (MDO). Grant funds are used by the MDO to provide technical assistance and entrepreneurship training to rural individuals and businesses. Up to $100,000

Deadline

6/30/2022

ARPA - Indigenous Communities

Grant

National

Economic Development Administration

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Grant/Loan Information

Rolling deadline! EDA’s American Rescue Plan Indigenous Communities NOFO is designed to support indigenous communities as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters. Under this announcement, EDA solicits applications under the authority of its Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program, which is intended to be flexible and responsive to the economic development needs and priorities of indigenous communities.

Deadline

9/30/2022

Google AD Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Google Ad Grants shows your message to people searching for nonprofits like yours.  Raise awareness, attract donors, and recruit new volunteers using Google search ads.


Deadline

None

McInerny Foundation

Grant

Hawaii

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Supports organizations benefiting the people of Hawaii. Grants are awarded in six major fields: arts and culture, community, education, environment, health and rehabilitation, and human services.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Makana Aloha Foundation

Grant

Maui

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Makana Aloha supports secular organizations that directly improve the Maui community in the areas of Public Education, the Arts, Healthcare, Animal Welfare and Environmental Conservation. In conservation, they support sustainable energy and agriculture alternatives that help preserve the natural integrity of Maui and its culture.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Bank of Hawaii Foundation

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This foundation provides funding for programs and projects which provide significant impact within low and moderate income communities. Projects that focus on community development, human services, education, arts and culture, and other critical need community initiatives will be prioritized.

Deadline

Quarterly

Safeway Nourishing Neighbors Grant

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Nonprofits that work in hunger, youth and education, veteran services, health and human services, and diversity and inclusion may apply for $1,000-$2,500 of funding under the Safeway Nourishing Neighbors Grant.

Deadline

Year Round

Nutrien Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Nutrien supports community initiatives that are aligned with their goals of sustainable agriculture and food solutions, environmental footprint, and diversity and inclusion. They hope to invest in places where Nutrien does business- Nutrien has a location in Hilo.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program hopes to fund projects that influence health equity by addressing the future of food, evidence, social interaction, or work. Preference will be given to nonprofits. Projects should increase opportunities for everyone to live the healthiest life possible no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they make. View previously funded projects here.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

DBEDT Grant Writing Assistance

Grant

Statewide

State

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Grant/Loan Information

DBEDT provides grant writing technical assistance to nonprofit organizations with projects that are readily implementable. Projects must exhibit components that incorporate community economic development benefit and show sustainability with the ability to create and maintain jobs in the community. Grants up to $5,000 are eligible for grant writing technical assistance, provided a cash match of 25% of the technical assistance request.

Deadline

TBD

COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant Program

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program enables non-profits, local businesses, and public entities engaged in humanitarian efforts to be matched with workers who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic. The grant provides fully subsidized workers for select COVID-19 disaster recovery job positions, for up to one year (2080 hours). 

Deadline

TBD

Western IPM Center Planning Grant

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This grant provides up to $15,000 of funding to develop or update crop profiles, pest management strategic plans, integrated pest management strategic plans, evaluations or other planning and evaluation documents. Applications are accepted year-round on a rolling basis and up to $75,000 of funding is available in 2020-2021.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Omron Foundation

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Omron Foundation provides $250-$100,000+ grants to nonprofits for a one year program that helps meet people’s basic needs, including food needs. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

The Pollination Project Daily Grant Program

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Pollination Project provides $1,000 to community-driven grassroots initiatives that empower individuals and inspire others. If the project fits their criteria, any project worldwide that moves towards a better world is eligible. Individuals, informally organized groups and organizations and formally registered or incorporated not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply. The annual budget for applicants must be less than $50,000, and the total cost of the project that funding is being requested for must be less than $40,000. The group or organization must not have paid staff of any kind, and cannot do any work that promotes or advocates for animal agriculture.This program will not fund anything relating to the consumption of animal products, beekeeping, or synthetic or chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or fungicides. This program also provides non-financial support through training, peer support groups, and access to other opportunities and funders.

Deadline

Year Round

Home Depot Community Impact Grants

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Foundation offers up to $5,000 grants to 501(c)(3) organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies that use volunteers to improve the community. Grants are given in the form of Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials or services and are required to be completed within six months of the approval date. Projects that empower local volunteers of all skill levels to make a lasting impact in their community are eligible for funding.

Deadline

12/31/2021

Seed Savers Seed Donation Program

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

This program provides a free variety of 50 seed packets to organizations and gardens in need. Community and educational groups who will freely share the harvest or save seed for other in need are eligibly to apply. Nonprofits, schools, community gardens, seed libraries, and educational programs may also apply. There is a $15 shipping and handling charge for each seed donation.

Deadline

Year Round

Agriculture in the Classroom Challenge Grants Program

Grant

Nationwide

Federal

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Grant/Loan Information

The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants program provides funding for projects that encourage academic institutions in partnership with organizations and employers to identify and address challenges facing the food and agricultural sciences education and workforce community in K-14 instruction and secondary and 2-year-postsecondary education. The maximum award amount is $50,000 for a regular grant, $150,000 for a collaborative type 1 grant, and $300,000 for a collaborative type 2 grant. Funds may be used towards curriculum development, instructional delivery systems, expanding student career opportunities, training faculty, and facilitating interaction with other academic institutions.

Deadline

2/4/2022

Sea Pact

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

Sea Pact aims to advance sustainable fisheries and responsible aquaculture practices through funding projects in four focus areas: Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Target 75 Initiative, Domestic Aquaculture Advocacy, Aquaculture Education, and the responsible joint Sea Pact seafood sourcing policy. Sea Pact accepts LOI year-round.

Deadline

Year Round

Biodynamic Scholarship Fund

Grant

Nationwide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Biodynamic Scholarship Fund serves farmers, aspiring farmers, and those interested in learning and developing skills in biodynamics but lack the financial resources to participate in educational opportunities. By providing scholarships to individuals to attend the North American Biodynamic Conference and other events organized by the Biodynamic Association as well as biodynamic workshops or coursework at participating education centers in North America, the Biodynamic Association is making education more accessible for all.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

The Healy Foundation

Grant

Statewide

Private

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Grant/Loan Information

The Healy Foundation offers nonprofits in Hawaii grants up to $50,000 for projects that address the protection of ecosystems, climate change mitigation, reduction of childhood poverty, or youth advocacy and education.

Deadline

Year Round