Grant opportunities


Twelve federal agencies offer more than 40 grant programs that provide preference to grant seekers through the Promise Zone designation.

Below is another version of Promise Zone granting agencies with links to various programs:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Community Facilities Grant Program

Community Food Projects Program

Farm to School Grant Program

Farmers Market Promotion Program

Farmer’s Market SNAP Support Grant

Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Grant Program

Housing Preservation Grants

Local Food Promotion Program

Rural Community Development Initiative

Self-Help Section 523 Technical Assistance Grants

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Process and Technology Improvement Grants

(NEW) Summary of all USDA Rural Development programs in one document.

U.S. Department of Commerce

Economic Development Assistance Program

Corporation for National and Community Service

AmeriCorps VISTA

Operation AmeriCorps

Social Innovation Fund

U.S. Department of Education

Charter Schools Program Replication & Expansion Grant

Native Youth Community Projects Grant

Performance Partnership for Disconnected Youth Grant

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Assets for Independence

Community Economic Development Program

Community Economic Development – Healthy Food Financing Initiative Program

Community Services Block Grant

Health Centers

Healthy Start

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant

Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant

Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG)

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control (LBPHC) Grant Program

Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration (LHRD) Grant Program

U.S. Department of Justice

Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program

COPS Hiring Program

U.S. Department of Labor

Face Forward Grant Program

Training to Work 3


National Endowment for the Arts

Our Town grant program

Technical and staff support (learn more here on the NEA tab)

U.S. Small Business Administration

Clusters Initiative

HUBZone Program

Office of Native American Affairs Technical Assistance

Office of Entrepreneurship Education

Program for Investment in Micro Entrepreneurs

Women’s Business Centers

U.S. Department of Transportation

View information on Federal Highway Administration programs available in your state. (learn more about DOT opportunities by clicking the DOT tab on this site)

U.S. Department of the Treasury

New Market Tax Credit Program

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