USDA Rural Business Development Grants
Deadline: March 29. The technical assistance grants in Colorado average around $25,000, and a revolving loan fund request is $50,000. This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that will employ 50 or fewer new employees and have less than $1 million in gross revenue. For more information, visit USDA website here or contact P.J. Howe, business program specialist, at 970-329-3151 or email@example.com.
Deadline: April 1. Offered by the State Youth Council.
The SYC believes that in order to best serve the youth population, we need to continue to develop a strong youth voice within workforce development programs throughout the state and ensure we are providing young leaders with the tools and platforms necessary to be changemakers in their communities.
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers mini-grants to public schools, public libraries, and public preschool and Head Start programs in the United States and its territories. The Foundation accepts proposals for creative, innovative projects that give teachers and librarians a unified, flexible way to meet Common Core goals as well as offer students a fun experience, a sense of achievement, and a source of pride. The application deadline is March 31, 2019. Visit the Foundations website to learn more about the application process.