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Funding by Topic: Employment and unemployment

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Grants for Housing Services
Funding to facilitate the delivery of housing solutions that are responsive to the needs of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents. Projects should work to meet immediate and near-term needs to address homelessness, prevent homelessness, and improve safety and sanitary standards of existing housing.
Geographic coverage: California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Washington
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Community Economic Development Planning Grants
Funding for community development corporations to build administrative capacity to design a sustainable business project and package a competitive grant application. An application should be submitted in a Community Economic Development competition within 12 months of the end of the project period. Applications from rural areas, persistent poverty counties, and Native American communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages
Grants for the development of Indian and Alaska Native communities, including housing, public service facilities, healthcare entities, and economic development projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community Economic Development Projects
Grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects designed to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of employment and business opportunities, including expansion or construction of clinics and health centers. Priority points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 22, 2024
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2024
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Service Coordinator Program
Grants to fund service coordinators to assist residents of public and Indian housing in making progress towards economic self-sufficiency, including the provision of job training, employment, adult education, housing, and health resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2024
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Stand Down Grants
Provides funding for events that offer homeless veteran populations a variety of social services designed to help them to reintegrate into their communities, such as housing, healthcare, and employment opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2025
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service
3RNET Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: 3RNET