Looking to implement energy efficiency upgrades, renewable energy and decarbonization projects, or other sustainability initiatives? The Funding and Incentives Resource Hub can help you navigate and discover the many rebates, funding opportunities, and other incentives including those available through the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
The New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) is launching the final round of funding from the Community Center Investment Program to provide American Rescue Plan Act resources to nonprofits and municipalities to improve community spaces across the state. CDFA is coordinating with the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to administer the competitive program to rehabilitate, expand, or build community centers in New Hampshire.
The Community Center Investment Program is an opportunity to make deeper impacts within New Hampshire communities through one-time, strategic investments in community-based infrastructure. Eligible applicants for the competitive program include New Hampshire nonprofits and municipalities. Applications will be due by November 30, 2023.
First Round Community Center Investment Application Webinar & Materials
CDFA will be making minor modifications to program materials, however, those interested in gaining an understanding of the program priorities and requirements should reference the following first round materials
All recorded CDFA program workshops can be found on our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/nhcdfa.
Access Technical Assistance, Grant Writing and Project Development Assistance
In an effort to increase access to these resources, CDFA is offering the following opportunities to qualifying organizations with significant need for support leading up to the Community Center Investment Program application deadline:
Sign-up for Program Webinars
CDFA will host a series of virtual webinars for organizations interested in learning more about the Community Center Investment Program and how to apply for these resources available to New Hampshire nonprofits and municipalities. Interested nonprofits and communities are encouraged to sign up for the Community Center Investment Program Webinars on October 17 (register here) and October 19 (register here).
Contact: Rebecca Boisvert (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Community Development, CDFA
This competitive grants program from the NH Charitable Foundation awards grants of up to $10,000 to community libraries to support online access, technology upgrades, distance learning and staff development. Grant amounts up to $10,000. Deadline December 15, 2023. For more guidelines and to apply see https://www.nhcf.org/how-can-we-help-you/apply-for-a-grant/library-technology-grant-program/
Sustainable & Resilient New England Libraries Grants
Through the continued generosity of an anonymous private foundation, the Association for Rural & Small Libraries is pleased to offer this grant opportunity in support of sustainability and resiliency in New England libraries! Each eligible* library may submit one application with one fundable project.
Examples of projects that will be considered as part of this opportunity include, but are not limited to:
Not all applications will be selected for funding. First-time recipients will receive priority when reviewing the applications. If selected, grants will be in the amount of $5,000-$15,000.
The application will open on November 27, 2023.
The deadline for applying for a grant is December 18, 2023.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome by February 9, 2024.
Funds will be disbursed in February 2024.
Funded projects must be completed by December 31, 2024.
Project reports must be submitted by February 1, 2025.
If selected for funding, grant may be used for one-time, non-renewable projects. No general operating grants will be considered.
Penguin Random House Grants for Small Libraries
Through the generosity of Penguin Random House, we are pleased to announce this grant opportunity for small, rural libraries nationwide! This grant is available to libraries that meet both the IMLS definition for small libraries (a service population of 25,000 or fewer) and the definition for rural libraries (libraries located 5 or more miles from the nearest town of 25k or more)
Applicants may request:
Applications may be submitted beginning December 4, 2023.
Deadline to submit applications is December 15, 2023.
Notifications of funding decision will be sent to applicants by March 8, 2024.
T-Mobile is offering up to $50,000 to bring community projects to life in rural areas. The funding is meant to foster local connections, like technology upgrades, outdoor spaces, the arts, and community centers. Check out the T-Mobile grant page to learn more.
New funding opportunity supported by the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC): Grants of up to $4,000 are available to public libraries, museums, science centers and other cultural institutions in the US to support projects that highlight women and gender minorities in STEM by using materials from the IF/THEN® Project Library.
Learn more by clicking below and contact email@example.com with any questions.
GetEdFunding is your grant finding resource wizard, dedicated to helping educators, schools, and institutions identify the funding they need in budget-tight times.
GetEdFunding hosts thousands of education grants, including funding opportunities for public and private preK–12 schools and districts; awards for outstanding professionals; grants for teachers, media specialists, and administrators; higher education institutions; and nonprofit organizations offering educational programs.
The BOOST Funding page is a comprehensive compilation of available funding opportunities including grants, scholarships, awards, and contests to support your school and/or programs. We encourage you to visit our site often for updates and opportunities.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the New Hampshire State Library.