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California Literacy Grants:  76 Literacy & Libraries Grants for California.

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Grant to a California Nonprofit or IHE to Provide Professional Literacy Education for Educato...

Deadline 02/14/20

Grant to a California nonprofit organization or institute of higher education to provide professional literacy education for teachers. Funding is intended for the creation, design, and implementation of learning opportunities that will enable access to grade-level provision for students with disabilities, within the genera...

GrantWatch ID#: 187569

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended for well-researched, humanities-based books that explor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206

In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Agencies and Institutions to Encourage Reading Among Children...

Deadline 01/31/20

In-kind donations of books to USA agencies and institutions to encourage reading among children and youth. The reading books are intended to enrich the lives of children in homeless shelters, preschool programs, charter schools, underfunded libraries, and other community organizations. Eligible applicants such as libraries...

GrantWatch ID#: 149418

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research purposes;...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655
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Grants to New Mexico and California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Support Academic Excell...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to New Mexico and California nonprofits in eligible regions for programs to help K-12 students succeed academically. Funding is intended to support underpriveleged students achieve success, particularly in STEM subjects and literacy. Nonprofits must serve one or more of the following areas: Bernalil...

GrantWatch ID#: 185720

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

Deadline 02/01/20

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 purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Award to a USA Library to Recognize Exemplary Community Programming

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Holocaust Research and Writing

Deadline 02/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada or International individual for scholarly research and writing on the Holocaust. Only books containing new research on the Holocaust, or its antecedents and aftermath, will be considered. Research accuracy, methodology, scholarship, literary merit, originality, and importance of the research topic ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Youth in Grad...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and schools in the funding source's service area for programs serving K-12 youth. Focus areas include arts education and academic programming, including tutoring. Funding is intended for initiatives that have a proven track record and benefit more than 500 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in a...

Deadline 02/03/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Proposals written for ethnic media as well as those subm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Promote Healthy Living and Literacy f...

Deadline 02/07/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that promote literacy for children in PreK-3, and healthy living for youth in eligible counties. Funding may be used for programs that help children form critical thinking skills, prevent substance abuse for middle and/or high school youth, and to empower youth to f...

GrantWatch ID#: 173008

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 02/11/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Award to a USA Individual or Nonprofit for Efforts that Promote an Appreciation of Reading

Deadline 02/13/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA individual or nonprofit organization to recognize the development of an innovative method of promoting and sustaining a lifelong love of reading among local community members. Prize money will be awarded to programs that engage new audiences and inspire readers from a wide range of backgrounds. In...

GrantWatch ID#: 178958

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Combat Discrimination and Racia...

Deadline 02/13/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for activities addressing racial inequity. Funding is intended for innovative and impactful projects that offer fresh perspectives on racism and provide solutions to discrimination and inequity. Applications will be accepted from professionals such as activists, law...

GrantWatch ID#: 187665
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In-kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Schools, Districts, and Organizations to A...

Deadline 02/14/20

In-kind support to USA, Canada, and International schools, districts, and organizations to assess and improve students' reading skills. The funding source will provide subscriptions for programs that assess reading abilities and improve students' literacy. The funding source will also provide professional development and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 187976

Grants to Nonprofits and Agencies in California, South Dakota, Utah, and Colorado for Progra...

Deadline 02/15/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to California, South Dakota, Utah, and Colorado nonprofit organizations, schools, museums, and governmental institutions in eligible regions for programs in the areas of literacy, art, and STEM education for PreK-12 students. Preference will be given to organizations within the Funding Source's servi...

GrantWatch ID#: 165021
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Grant to a USA Individual to Attend a Library Career Development Event

Deadline 02/15/20

Grant of up to $1,000 to a USA individual to attend an educational or career development conference or activity on library and information services. Eligible programs must be offered by the funding source or by another eligible association. Funding is intended to help the librarian or library professional to keep current i...

GrantWatch ID#: 174858

Grants to USA and Territories PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/16/20

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA and territories preK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that, although many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, school libraries are still offering children good books to read. Appl...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Libraries in Eligible States for Adult Education

Deadline 02/20/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities, and public libraries who provide literacy programs in states where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for organizations that provide education service to adults in one of the foll...

GrantWatch ID#: 167825
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Libraries in Eligible States to Promote Literac...

Deadline 02/20/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities, and public libraries in states where the funding source has a business presence for services and programs that promote education and literacy for adults and children. Funding is intended for adult education i...

GrantWatch ID#: 167826
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries in Eligible Regions for PreK-12 Summer Lite...

Deadline 02/20/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries in eligible regions to implement or expand summer reading programs. Eligible organizations will serve residents of and be located in the Funding Source's area of service. Funding is intended for programs that target Pre-K-12th grade students, below grade level r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167827
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Projects that Promote an Appreciation of Architecture

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career. Grants may be used for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects Benefiting Local Communities

Deadline 03/23/20 Conference Date: 02/27/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California artists and nonprofit arts organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties for innovative arts projects benefiting local communities. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 177939
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for STEM Educatio...

Deadline 02/28/20

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for K-12 general and STEM education programs in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 178171
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Universities, and Faith-Based Organizations in ...

Deadline 02/29/20

Grants ranging from $250 to $10,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, universities, and faith-based organizations in multiple regions to support youth or education-focused programs. Eligible regions include Arizona, California (Los Angeles Metro), Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New...

GrantWatch ID#: 183406
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Grants to California Childcare Centers, Schools, Teachers, Libraries, and Nonprofits in Elig...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to California childcare centers, schools, teachers, libraries, and nonprofit literacy organizations in eligible areas for programs that promote reading at grade level. Funding may be used to purchase audio books, teacher resources, books, and workbooks directly from the Scholastic Store or to pay for...

GrantWatch ID#: 140598
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Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs to Promote Reading

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to promote reading and literacy. Funding is intended to support projects run by childcare programs, libraries, nonprofits and other organizations. Grants are assessed on the basis of creativity, uniqueness, and emphasis on preparing students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187629
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20 Conference Date: 03/09/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Creative Research Projects in ...

Deadline 03/15/20

Fellowships of $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars, journalists, artists, and intellectuals for research and creative projects in eligible subject areas. Fellows participate in a two-year program where they benefit from professional development activities, research and travel assistance, and production and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 158407
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Grants to USA IHE Faculty for the Development of Curricula Related to Interreligious Themes

Deadline 03/16/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA university and college faculty across a range of disciplines to promote the development of interreligious coursework. Funding may be used to create or revise innovative undergraduate curricula. Grant awards are intended to support grantees for the time and energy it takes to create or revise a...

GrantWatch ID#: 185465
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Grants to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits for Economic Opportun...

Deadline 03/25/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations for economic opportunity and education. Grants will be given in areas where the funding source has a business presence and are intended for current programs that directly serve local communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 178873
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Multiple States to Host Touring Artists

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribal governments in multiple states to host out-of-state touring literary and performing artists. Projects must include one public performance and one educational outreach activity. Eligible states include Alaska, Arizona, California, C...

GrantWatch ID#: 168463
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 04/01/20

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 intended for programs that may help close the opportunity or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

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

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in grades K-12, promote civic engagement in arts and culture, and address local needs in the commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528
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Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 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 human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/01/20

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, and religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Preference will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or vi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic development projects. The purpose of this grant is to imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, and higher learning. A suitable sponsorship is one tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Adult Education and Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support new and existing education and literacy programs for adults. Funding is intended to teach literacy skills that will allow adult students to grow, communicate, and thrive. Funding requests must align with the Foundation’s mission: "Supporting adult and fami...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183
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Grants to Siskiyou County, California and Rural Oregon Public Charities and Municipalities f...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically starting at $25,000 to Siskiyou County, California and rural Oregon public charities and municipalities for programs that benefit the local small communities. Applicants must contact the Foundation prior to applying for for projects not currently listed. The Foundation gives priority to smaller communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 158240