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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.

Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community spaces, and local needs. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented populations in target communities.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation
Community Economic Development Projects Inactive
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 12, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alkermes Inspiration Grants Inactive
Grant to nonprofit organizations working to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness, or cancer. Proposals serving historically under-resourced or underrepresented communities are given priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2021
Sponsor: Alkermes, Inc.
Hawaii Community Foundation CHANGE Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Hawaii working in the areas of community/economy, health/wellness, arts/culture, natural environment, government/civics, and education with an overall focus on equity for all Hawaiians. Applications from rural communities and organizations serving Native Hawaiians are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Apr 9, 2021
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program Inactive
Grants to partnerships of public and private sector entities to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care and to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
HUD Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Inactive
Funding for technical assistance and capacity building activities to help organizations implement HUD programs successfully and sustainably, as well as provide effective administrative and managerial oversight of HUD funding. This includes building the capacity of rural organizations that provide services in the areas of housing, housing counseling, economic empowerment, educational advancement, health, wellness, and family self-sufficiency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
VA Homeless Providers Per Diem Only Grant Program Inactive
Funding for eligible entities to provide provide transitional housing beds or service centers for veterans who are homeless or at risk for becoming homeless.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Support to Communities: Fostering Opioid Recovery Through Workforce Development Grant Program Inactive
Funding for state workforce agencies to partner with community organizations on projects that address the economic and workforce effects of substance and opioid misuse in significantly impacted service areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises Inactive
Grants to provide technical and financial assistance to support organizations willing to create or expand social enterprises that will work to reduce personal or community barriers and provide economic support through the creation of employment and business opportunities for individuals and families with low income. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Family Self-Sufficiency Program Inactive
Funding for public housing agencies and housing choice voucher programs to hire family self-sufficiency coordinators that will work with low-income people to increase their earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development