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Grants to Kern County, California Nonprofits for Education Programs that Benefit Women and Gi...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Kern County, California nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that benefit women and girls. Letters of Intent are due by November 9. The Foundation values social-change grantmaking that focuses on long-term solutions to societal problems facing women and girls thro...

GrantWatch ID#: 163027

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 12/29/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Priority will be given to organizations and artists primarily living and working in the City of...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Bay Area, California Organizations for K-5 Literacy Programs for Disadvantaged Stu...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to Bay Area, California organizations for K-5 literacy programming aimed at disadvantaged students in public schools. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by December 15. Please note that proposals must be presented in a project-specific manner, beyond supporting core literacy activities. The Foundatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 139209

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/18 LOI Date: 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Letters of Intent must be submitted by December 31, 2017. Funds may be requested for poetry translation projects, developing a poetr...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for projects that address historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Applicants must gain the sponsorship of a local or state funding source chapter prior to submitting an application. Possible projects in each of these categories may include the following: Historic Pres...

GrantWatch ID#: 147350

Grants to Shasta County, California Organizations and Individuals to Benefit Children and the...

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,500 to Shasta County, California organizations and individuals for projects that benefit pregnant women, children ages 0-5 years old, their families, and providers working on behalf of young children. Funding is intended to support project costs for efforts that do not qualify, or are not qui...

GrantWatch ID#: 162410

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth and Education, and Economic Opportunity

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding may be requested for direct-services programming in the areas of youth development and education, and economic oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873
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Grants to USA Libraries in Multiple States for Summer-Term Programs for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 01/01/18

Grants of $1,000 to USA public libraries and school libraries in multiple states to enhance summer education programs aimed at disadvantaged youth. Eligible programs work with teens who speak English as a second language, are academically at-risk, or come from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. The purpose of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 176605

Awards to USA School Libraries for Outstanding Literacy Programs that Motivate Students and ...

Deadline 01/01/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programs that empower staff and students to use ideas and information effectively. Eligible programs are those have a connection to the school curriculum. The purpose of the award is to recognize programs that meet the needs of the changing school and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 176903

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 01/01/18

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents by focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in kindergarten through twelfth grade and promote civic engagement in arts and cultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to USA Public Libraries to Expand Literacy and Adult Learner Services

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants of $10,000 to USA public libraries in multiple states to improve services for adult learners in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Programs may provide services to adults in need of workforce development and basic education, as well those seeking English language literacy. Applications are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182472

Grants to San Diego County, California Nonprofits to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 01/04/18

Grants to San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations for a wide range of projects and activities to benefit local communities. Funding areas include arts and culture, adult and youth services, health and medical, education, environment, community activities, and others.

GrantWatch ID#: 174076

Award to a USA Library or Library System for Outstanding Service Within the Labor Community

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA library to acknowledge outstanding efforts to engage the labor community and bring awareness to the contribution and history of the labor movement’s role in developing the United States. Qualifying efforts include outreach projects targeting local labor unions; significant expansion or establishment of spe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174852

Grants to USA Librarians to Attend a Professional Development Conference

Deadline 01/05/18

Grants of $1,250 to USA librarians to subsidize costs associated with traveling to the funding source's annual conference. Preference will be given to individuals who demonstrate the greatest need for the purposes of networking, professional development, service to their community, and education. Funding will be used for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174853

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Refer...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve a constructive and imaginative program in a library; inspirational and creative teaching; authoring significant articles or books in the reference field; active...

GrantWatch ID#: 176026

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, Group, or Organization for Reviewing Bo...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, editor, group, organization, or review medium for extraordinary work in reviewing books or other media for libraries. Winners of this award will receive a citation. Nominees will be selected based on at least one, and preferably more than one, of the following criter...

GrantWatch ID#: 176027

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Contributions to Adult Se...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for extraordinary contributions to adult services at the library. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as demonstrated leadership, publications, the measurable effectiveness of programs, influence on others, and creative and innovative concepts....

GrantWatch ID#: 176050
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Award to a USA Paralibrarian for Contributions to the Library Profession

Deadline 01/09/18

Award of $1,500 to a USA paralibrarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the library profession. This award highlights the essential role of paralibrarians in promoting excellence in library service. Special emphasis is placed on the winner’s demonstrated efforts to further the role of paralibrarians in the libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177671
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Projects Serving Public Audiences

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for a range of humanities projects serving the general public. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by December 13 and December 27. These grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life for Individuals With Spin...

Deadline 04/27/18 LOI Date: 01/12/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families affected by spinal cord injury. LOIs are due January 12. Focus areas include employment, assistive technology, education, rehabilitation, arts, independent living, sports, and recreation. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 178077
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the support, advancement, and development of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors: -Contributions to library literature on topics related t...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Awards to USA Libraries to Acknowledge Contributions to Information Literacy Instruction

Deadline 01/15/18

Awards of $1,000 and $500 travel stipends to USA libraries to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The awards are available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be shown for low-cost creative and practical programs (rather than scholarshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586

Grants to Sonoma County, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for E...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Sonoma County, California nonprofits, public organizations, individuals, and businesses providing child care services to foster the healthy development of children from the prenatal stage through age five. Applications are considered for programs and projects that promote health and healthy develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 172905
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Grants to Sonoma County, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Benefit Young C...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to Sonoma County, California nonprofits, businesses, and public agencies for programs that promote the development and support of children ages 0 to 5 and their families. Eligible programs are those that focus on the areas of children's health and development, family support, early child care and education, integrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172906
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions for Educa...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and public schools for arts and culture, environment, education, and civic engagement in regions where the Funding Source does business. In the USA, eligible communities can be found in Arizona, California, Idaho, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New York, Oregon, Texas,...

GrantWatch ID#: 178218
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setting...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, and Libraries for Youth Literacy...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, school districts, and libraries to participate in a nationwide youth literacy program. Please note that the applicant must be a library or partner with a library. Communities may select books included on the program roster. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176614

Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history, and its future. The prize of $500 and an engraved plaque are presented to the rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174844
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060
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Grants to California Organizations and Individuals to Utilize a Rural Space for Arts, Life Sk...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to California organizations and individuals for the opportunity to utilize a unique rural location for environmental, arts, cultural, life skills, and healing arts programs. This program is not a cash award; it is a labor for recreation trade program. Programs should facilitate growth, healing, learning, artistic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182620

Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purposes of these grants, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library syste...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Library Prog...

Deadline 02/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize distinction in library programming through cultural or thematic programs which address specific community needs, have a measurable effect, and involve active community planning and participation. A cultural/thematic program is one that features the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in t...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize someone who has exhibited extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with these situations with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish His...

Deadline 02/02/18

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 03/01/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by February 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants starting at $3,500 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that will raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. Areas of Focus: - The applicati...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline 02/15/18

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York metro area to make use of library collections in New York City. Applications are invited from scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate level research. Scholars needing to carry out on-site ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177669
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Grants to Monterey County, California Artists to Create, Produce, and Present to the Communi...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Monterey County, California artists to create, produce, and present their art. The funding source aims to improve the quality of life and impact the region through the visual, performing, and literary arts. The program goals are to recognize artistic excellence, provide direct support to artis...

GrantWatch ID#: 182247

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 03/01/18

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welf...

Deadline 03/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, communication access, environment, health, and economic development. Technical i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177554
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Education, and Human S...

Deadline 03/15/18

Grants to Arizona, Florida, California, Michigan, and Texas nonprofit organizations for programs that promote economic and community development, education for low and moderate-income residents, and health and human services initiatives. Funding is also given for event sponsorships. Giving priorities include: 1. Edu...

GrantWatch ID#: 176342

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/18

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/18 LOI Date: 04/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 04/01/18

In-kind grants worth up to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Grant to a USA School to Receive Book Donations and a Free Visit by a Children's Book Author...

Deadline 04/15/18

Grant and donations to a USA school to receive an all-expense-paid visit by a well-respected children’s author or illustrator. The chosen school will also receive a $250 stipend to create a memorable day and $250 worth of books by the visiting author/illustrator. The winning school will be published in the SCBWI Bulleti...

GrantWatch ID#: 154392

Awards to USA Public Libraries and Schools for Outstanding Community Programs that Encourage...

Deadline 04/15/18

Awards of up to $10,000 and in-kind donations of books to USA public libraries and schools to recognize outstanding work in implementing creative community-based programs. The Foundation is seeking to reward programs that encourage locals to engage in and support reading initiatives that will bring together libraries with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174835

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

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