Applications Available for ArtPlace America’s New Community Development Investments Program
ArtPlace America has announced a new program that will provide funding and support to place-based, non-governmental organizations that are interested in sustainably incorporating arts and cultural strategies into the organization’s planning and development work. Selected organizations will receive up to $3 million and gain access to national creative placemaking experts, a financial capital consortium, a federal grants advisory team, and a community documentation and research team. Eligible applicants include organizations from: Alaska or California; a nonmetropolitan area of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas or Minnesota; or a metropolitan area of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia. Applications are due on March 12. Additional information on the Community Development Investments program is available here.
Community Economic Development (CED) Healthy Food Financing Initiative Projects - Application deadline: Apr 24, 2015. Awards funding to Community Development Corporations for projects designed to address food deserts and improve access to healthy, affordable foods. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in a rural community. Sponsor: ACF Office of Community Services
Community Economic Development (CED) Projects - Application deadline: Apr 24, 2015
Offers funds 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. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities. Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families