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83 Literacy & Libraries Grants for California

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Grants to California Arts and Cultural Nonprofits for Arts Education and Programming

Deadline 06/10/22

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in eligible areas for educational projects and arts programming that benefit the local community. Funding is intended for programs within a range of disciplines, including performing, visual...

GrantWatch ID#: 171773

Fellowships to USA and Puerto Rico Writers to Recognize Literary Excellence

Deadline 06/13/22

Fellowships of $25,000 to USA and Puerto Rico writers, poets, and spoken word poets to recognize literary excellence. All applicants must self-identify as Puerto Rican. Funding is intended to highlight the voices of both new and established writers and to celebrate Pue...

GrantWatch ID#: 196274

Opportunity for USA and Canada Students in Eligible Provinces to Participate in a Social Imp...

Deadline 05/26/22

Opportunity for USA and Canada individual students or groups of students in eligible provinces to participate in a social impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Applicants must participate in an interactive module prior to submitting an application. Program par...

GrantWatch ID#: 186087

Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International Artist to Support New Botany-Related Work

Deadline 05/26/22

Fellowship of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International emerging artist for the development of new work related to gardens, plants, or landscapes. Funding is intended to support a visual artist, literary artist, musician, or dancer who will take part in a two-to-eight...

GrantWatch ID#: 196916

Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International Scholar to Support Research Related to Botany

Deadline 05/26/22

Fellowship of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International emerging scholar or researcher for the development of work related to the arts, culture, and history of landscapes, gardens, and plants. Funding is intended to support a fellowship program focusing on the humanit...

GrantWatch ID#: 196917

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Support a Botany-Related Residency Pr...

Deadline 05/26/22

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individual artists, researchers, scholars, conservation practitioners, scientists, and writers for residencies related to gardens, plants, and landscapes. Funding is intended to support project creation alongside other residents...

GrantWatch ID#: 196920

In-Kind Grants of Books to California Schools and Summer Programs to Improve Reading Among P...

Deadline 05/27/22

In-kind grants of books to California schools and summer programs to promote literacy and improve reading among PreK-middle school students in eligible locations. Funding is intended to enhance learning and increase the love of language for children. The goal of the bo...

GrantWatch ID#: 203510

Award to a USA K-6 Teacher for Excellence in Facilitating Student Growth in Writing

Deadline 05/30/22

Award of $2,000 to a USA K-6 teacher to recognize excellence in facilitating student growth in writing. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of how students improve their writing. The nominee must submit an essay detailing their beliefs on the importance of w...

GrantWatch ID#: 160630
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Fellowships to USA Female Authors from Underrepresented Populations to Develop Manuscripts f...

Deadline 05/31/22

Fellowships to USA female authors from underrepresented populations to develop manuscripts for publication. The purpose of the program is to support diverse female authors and help them on their road to publication. Successful applicants will participate in a writer's ...

GrantWatch ID#: 203425
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Emerging Writers to Support Professional Development

Deadline 05/31/22

Grants of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International emerging writers to support professional development. Eligible types of writing include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama. Funding may be used in any way the writer decides will best benefit their work. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 203428

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Author for Assistance in the Completion of a Partia...

Deadline 06/01/22

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International author for assistance in the completion of a partially written fictional book. Funding is intended for published authors who write fiction for children or young adults. Judges will be looking for candidates whose work has not ye...

GrantWatch ID#: 190626

Grant to USA, Canada, and International Authors to Honor Outstanding Works of Literary Nonfi...

Deadline 06/01/22

Grants of $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International authors to honor outstanding works of literary nonfiction. Funding is intended for unfinished projects describing a place, event, movement, or individual. Topics of previous winning submissions include life in the Dom...

GrantWatch ID#: 190627

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Translators to Promote the Publication of Literary ...

Deadline 06/01/22

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International translators to promote the publication of literary translations in English. Priority is given to translators at the beginning of their careers, and to works of fiction, drama, poetry, or creative nonfiction by un...

GrantWatch ID#: 195341

Awards to USA Translators to Recognize Exceptional Work in the Translation of Book-Length Wo...

Deadline 06/01/22

Awards to USA translators to recognize exceptional work in the translation of book-length works in Japanese. Eligible entries include short story collections, memoirs, novels, essays, manga, poetry, and drama. Submitted works may be modern or classics that are publishe...

GrantWatch ID#: 195593

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Assist Low-Income and ESL Taxpayers

Deadline 06/16/22 Conference Date: 06/01/22

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations and IHEs to assist low-income and English as a second language (ESL) taxpayers. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Funding is intended to ensure the fairness and i...

GrantWatch ID#: 128585

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and Universities to Raise Awareness About Cens...

Deadline 06/06/22

Grants of $1,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, and universities for programs and activities that raise awareness about censorship issues and intellectual freedom. Proposed activities must take place during the week of September 18 through Septembe...

GrantWatch ID#: 144035

Fellowships to USA Black Women Writers to Develop and Produce Short Comedy Screenplays

Deadline 06/06/22

Fellowships to USA Black female writers to develop short comedy screenplays and prepare them for production. In addition to a $10,000 cash stipend, fellows will benefit from mentoring, workshops, meetings, and individualized feedback, and will also participate in the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 197399

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Indigenous-Led Nonprofits for Projects that Enhance...

Deadline 06/07/22

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International Indigenous-led nonprofit organizations for projects that help to strengthen the cultural resources of Native communities. Funding is intended for programs and activities that strengthens Indigenous identity by r...

GrantWatch ID#: 193537

Opportunity for California Public Libraries to Offer Professional Development Programs

Deadline 06/10/22

Opportunity for California public libraries to take part in an educational professional development program. The program is intended to offer adults the chance to earn both a high school diploma and career certification simultaneously. Through the program, eligible lib...

GrantWatch ID#: 191422
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Grants to USA Public Libraries to Conduct Digital Literacy Classes for Local Residents

Deadline 06/10/22

Grants of $4,000 and grants of $7,000 to USA public libraries to provide digital literacy classes for local residents. The purpose of the program is to enhance the technological capabilities of course participants. Funding is intended to encourage public libraries to p...

GrantWatch ID#: 203584

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 06/15/22

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Locations f...

Deadline 06/15/22

Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations, educational and research institutions, and agencies for programs that benefit the communities served by the Funding Source. Funding is intended to support programs within the focus areas of arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182869

Award to a USA Institution, Group, or Individual for Efforts in Fighting Censorship

Deadline 06/15/22

Award to a USA institution, group, or individual to recognize efforts to promote intellectual freedom and to fight censorship. The purpose of this program is to honor the actions of a person or group related to either a specific event, such as a censorship dispute, or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 195116
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Grants to USA Researchers and Policy Thinkers Affiliated with IHEs and Think Tanks for Polic...

Deadline 06/17/22

Grants of $60,000 to USA researchers and policy thinkers affiliated with nonprofit IHEs and think tanks for policy analysis research projects. Funding is intended to support research and writing to prepare a book for publication. Eligible subject areas include military...

GrantWatch ID#: 195896
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Research Projects and Writing in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/28/22

Fellowships to USA scholars to work on research projects and writing in the fields of behavioral, economic, political, and social sciences. Successful applicants will receive salary support, access to research materials, an office, and work equipment. Residencies will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482

Grants to California Libraries for Technological Advances

Deadline 06/30/22

Grants of up to $30,000 to California public libraries for technological advances. The purpose of the funding is to bring high-speed broadband internet to students, researchers, educators, and others who work in the state's public institutions. Eligible costs include e...

GrantWatch ID#: 192315
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Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Early Childhood Literacy Programs

Deadline 06/30/22

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to promote literacy and support programs that benefit children in preschool through third grade. Funding is intended to support educational projects and activities that help children to acquire reading,...

GrantWatch ID#: 193740
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Community Leaders for Capital Projects to Revitalize Public Com...

Deadline 06/30/22

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and town managers and employees for capital projects to revitalize public community spaces in rural areas. The purpose of the program is to create and restore communal spaces ...

GrantWatch ID#: 197389

Grants to Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, and Texas Nonprofits for Progr...

Deadline 07/01/22

Grants to Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, and Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for programs that benefit the community. Focus areas include cross-cultural understanding, education and literacy, environmental conservation, scientif...

GrantWatch ID#: 172459
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support the Provision of Literacy Services for Students

Deadline 07/01/22

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support the provision of literacy services for students. Funding is intended for general operations, including but not limited to equipment, supplies, salaries, space rental, technology, teacher stipends, and mor...

GrantWatch ID#: 199955
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Arts Activities and Events

Deadline 07/19/22 LOI Date: 07/07/22

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, agencies, and tribal entities for arts initiatives and events. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible disciplines include media arts, dance, design, musical ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189889
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Award to a USA Public Library to Recognize Outstanding Community Impact

Deadline 07/08/22

Award to a USA public library to recognize outstanding community impact. The award criteria will be based on community engagement, efforts to promote inclusion, collaboration with local government, community recognition, leadership development, environmental sustainabi...

GrantWatch ID#: 196885

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Social Sciences and Humanities R...

Deadline 07/15/22

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars with advanced degrees for research projects. Funding is intended to support research in the areas of social sciences and humanities. Preference will be given to proposals that demonstrate relevance to contemporary ...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 07/15/22

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support electronic publishing for books on humanities-related subjects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/22 LOI Date: 08/01/22

Grants to USA and territories 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 prior to the application deadline. Funding is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs to Improve Learning and Literacy

Deadline 09/15/22 LOI Date: 08/01/22

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that improve literacy and transmit new skills and knowledge. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support activities with a focus on improving lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 195334
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Grants to USA Professional Writers for Critical Financial Support During Times of Crisis

Deadline 08/01/22

Grants to USA writers for critical financial support during times of economic difficulty. Funding may assist professional journalists, poets, authors, translators, screenwriters, and playwrights based in the United States who can demonstrate how the funds will help the...

GrantWatch ID#: 198123
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for K-12 STEM Education Programs

Deadline 08/31/22

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries in eligible regions for programs to advance K-12 STEM education. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply. Applications will be ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 178171

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions for Prog...

Deadline 08/31/22

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries in eligible regions for food security programs. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support food pan...

GrantWatch ID#: 183037

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/22

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, and colleges and universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subject...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Purchase Books for Mobile Libraries Serv...

Deadline 09/01/22

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for mobile lending libraries serving underrepresented children. Funding may be used to purchase fiction and nonfiction books geared for children and y...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Award to a USA Individual to Honor an Exceptional Book of Original Poetry

Deadline 09/01/22

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual to honor an exceptional book of original poetry. The poetry may be in any style or subject and must be in English. The winner must be a living poet who has never published a book-length poetry collection. The winning poet will have t...

GrantWatch ID#: 202811
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 09/07/22

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Prior to submitting an application, applicants must obtain a commitment letter for publication of the proposed story in a U.S. media outlet. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects

Deadline 09/10/22

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects addressing financial education. Funding is intended for projects that make the topic of economics more interesting and for material that can easily be taught in schools and colleges, as well as in other settings. Speci...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Opportunity to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Participate in a Writing Reside...

Deadline 09/14/22

Opportunity to USA, Canada, and International individuals and pairs to participate in a writing residency program. This opportunity is open to beginners as well as seasoned writers. Residencies vary in length from two weeks to six months, and the length should match th...

GrantWatch ID#: 198536

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

Deadline 10/01/22

In-kind grants of new children's books to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Create Works Related to America...

Deadline 10/05/22

Fellowships of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to create works related to pre-twentieth-century American history, culture, and literature. Eligible fellows include journalists, writers, filmmakers, and creative and performing artists. Successful ap...

GrantWatch ID#: 198537
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Archival Repositories for Projects to Preserve Hist...

Deadline 10/21/22

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International archival repositories for projects to preserve collections related to the history of modern physics and related fields. Funding is intended to support activities undertaken to inventory, arrange, describe, and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 199427

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools to Support Coronavirus-Related Issues and O...

Deadline 10/31/22

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issues, human services, disaster relief, and the environmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofit Museums and Libraries to Exhibit and Preserve ...

Deadline 11/01/22

Grants of up to $3,000 and in-kind donations of materials to USA and territories nonprofit museums and libraries to preserve and exhibit collections. Funding is intended to support project costs and may be used for supplies, display fabrication, publicity, and contract...

GrantWatch ID#: 192922