Thursday, September 18, 2014
All four companies are considered what is known as incubators. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center describes incubator businesses as those who accelerate the successful development of start-up companies by providing entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services, including mentoring, specialized equipment, affordable work space, business facilities, educational series and networks.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Programs that cultivate leadership opportunities for diverse communities within the nonprofit sector and are non-profit organizations would be eligible to submit a grant proposal. Programs that are of particular interest are those that are targeted to the arts, environment, higher education and social services.
Friday, September 12, 2014
More grants awarded this time
Last time, 12 businesses received grants through the Mission Main Street Grant Program. This time, 20 businesses will receive grants of $150,000 each. Eligible businesses must be for-profit, located in the U.S., and be designated a small business, which means 100 or fewer employees.
Monday, September 8, 2014
UTC grants are available in three primary areas: building sustainable cities, advancing education in the areas of science/technology/engineering/mathematics (STEM), and improving communities. All projects seeking funding must provide support in communities where UTC employees work and live. Eligible companies may locate UTC locations and apply for a grant online.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Pfizer offers grants to nonprofits in the areas of patient education and health screening; disease awareness; and improving patient access to health care services. Grant periods are available four times throughout the year.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Huntington now leads the nation in SBA lending in terms of number of loans and loan amounts. What is so very interesting about Huntington's number one position is the fact that they are not the number one bank in the country as far as assets go. Huntington is ranked 33rd in the country, AND they only make loans within a six-state region.
Monday, August 25, 2014
One local furniture maker or designer will be chosen to receive a $25,000 grant. Local small businesses who are either furniture designers or furniture makers may send their applications along with photographs of their design work. West Elm will choose 20 finalists on September 30, and then allow the public to vote for their favorites online. The winner will be announced on November 19.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Eligible businesses must be located in areas served by John Deere. This includes certain U.S. states, Canada, Europe, India and Brazil. Foundation grants are designed to provide support for initiatives that will have long-lasting impact on communities served by the requesting organization.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Grants are awarded to nonprofits whose business is conducted in areas where Humana has a significant business presence. All projects funded must be completed within 18 months. Application periods are from November 1 to January 15 of each year.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Grants for nonprofits
The grants, funded by the Walmart Foundation, are designed to support nonprofits that improve local communities. Grants are available in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability, women's economic empowerment and career opportunities, education and youth success.