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Grants and In-Kind Services to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits in Eligible Cities to Establish...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind services to California, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to establish technology centers and programs for teenagers. Funding is intended to support community-based organizations that have an existing after-school teen program and...

GrantWatch ID#: 181619

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research Related to Reading and...

Deadline 08/29/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, public and private agencies, and IHEs for research related to reading and math outcomes for schools in the country's education system. Applicants must leave several weeks to complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 186238

Grants to Fresno County, California Nonprofits, CSAs, CSCs, and Fire Departments for Public ...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants starting at $75,000 to Fresno County, California nonprofits, Community Service Districts, Fire Districts, and CSAs for public infrastructure and facility improvements in unincorporated communities. Applicants must conduct a public hearing before applying. Funding is intended to benefit low and moderate-income neighb...

GrantWatch ID#: 148433

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Improve the Quality of Library...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must complete required registrations and submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA Nonprofit Institutions and Agencies for the Professional Development of Librar...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit institutions and state and local government agencies to enhance libraries through the professional development and training of library employees. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application and should register online several weeks before applying. Funding is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and Agencies to Create Community-Service Senio...

Deadline 09/25/19 Conference Date: 08/21/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants starting at approximately $40,000 to USA and Territories nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers, 55 years and older. Funding is intended for volunteer programs with a focus on the following areas of interest: ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Scholarship and Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation's citizens. Funding is intended to support scholarship resulting in the publication of policy papers, journal articles, and books. The Foundation will also f...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/23/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Some applicants are asked to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from a...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects that Promote Collabor...

Deadline 09/20/19 Conference Date: 08/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Bay Area, California artists and nonprofit arts organizations for arts projects and programs that promote arts access and training, stability, and collaboration. Funding is intended for projects in the disciplines of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts. Applicants mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Multiple States for Youth and Education P...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants ranging from $250 to $10,000 to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Washington D.C. nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, universities, and faith-based organizations to support youth or education-focused programs. After receiving great feedback from grant a...

GrantWatch ID#: 183406

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects and Programs That Advance Gi...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for work in developing countries that furthers schooling for girls and young women. Funding is intended to support girls in elementary and secondary schools. Funding is available for two types of grants: The Girls' Education Community Grant and the Girls' Education Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 161907

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

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture and design; cultural history, the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Teachers to Attend a Professional Development Works...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $750 to USA, Canada, and International early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of young adult literature, as well as how they intend to use young adults boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists to Promote the Arts of Osage Nation and Na...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses to promote the arts of the Osage Nation and Native American Culture. This program enables Osage artists, as well as Osage-related arts-oriented organizations, to carry out a wide range of arts activities. Priorities for Funding:...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for a mobile lending library serving underserved children and youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and IHEs to Stren...

Deadline 09/03/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, and IHEs to strengthen programmatic effectiveness and organizational capacity. These funds are intended for activities in board or staff development and training, capacity building and organizational development, small c...

GrantWatch ID#: 185445

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Economic Opportunities for Women in ...

Deadline 09/04/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to California nonprofits and public agencies to create economic opportunities for women in the greater Redding Area. Funding is intended to support women who have a vision and to help them reach their goals, thereby creating economic opportunities and developing skills to increase fina...

GrantWatch ID#: 159677
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Grants to Santa Clara County, California Organizations, IHEs, and Artists for Innovative Art...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants of $10,000 to Santa Clara County, California nonprofit and for-profit organizations, individual artists, and IHE departments for innovative and entrepreneurial creative arts initiatives. Funding is intended to test and professionally develop new programs and messages that resonate with potential donors and audiences...

GrantWatch ID#: 179937
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/19

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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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/12/19

Fellowships of $77,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Fellows will be based in Greater Boston during their fellowship and will be required to regularly share their work in progress. Applications are welcom...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Educational Institutions to Purchase Learning Materials for Japanese...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit educational institutions to purchase materials in support of Japanese-language programs. Applicants must notify the funding source of their intent to apply. Funding is intended to be used for teaching materials such as dictionaries, textbooks, audio-video materials, digital learning ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152885
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Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers for Innovative Classroom Projects Related to Agriculture

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of $500 to USA PreK-12 teachers to enhance student understanding of agriculture by incorporating agricultural lessons into the core curriculum. Funding may be used for agricultural literacy, embryology projects, school gardens, and aquaculture projects. Teachers may propose creative classroom projects that use agric...

GrantWatch ID#: 160271
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and Commercial Publishers to Fund Scholar...

Deadline 12/15/19 LOI Date: 09/15/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit or commercial publishers to help produce or translate scholarly manuscripts addressing the subjects of American art history, visual studies, and related topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for manuscripts that are b...

GrantWatch ID#: 173002
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Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to California, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations, educational and research institutions, and agencies for programs that benefit the communities served by the Funding Source. Programs may focus on arts and culture, education, civic enhancements and community be...

GrantWatch ID#: 182869
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Fellowships to USA and Canada Scholars, Writers, Artists, and Scientists to Advance Work in ...

Deadline 09/16/19

Fellowships to USA and Canada individual scholars, writers, artists, and scientists in advanced stages of their career to support work in various fields. Funding is intended for professionals with a significant record of publication, exhibition, or performance who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive schol...

GrantWatch ID#: 150420

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

Deadline 09/26/19

Grants ranging from $3,000 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 currently in-place and direct-service programming in local communitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Financial Literacy, Arts, Health, Human Serv...

Deadline 09/27/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Washington, Arizona, Oregon, and California nonprofits to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area. Requests will be considered in the areas of education, housing, the arts, health and human services, financial literacy, and economic self-sufficiency. Additiona...

GrantWatch ID#: 173454
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 09/27/19

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for Re...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. This opportunity will provide access to a world-class library and collections for independent research. Specifically, recipients are in residence at...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Profession

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and achievements within the field. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians whose actions represent the highest service goals within the profession. These include the following: -Free access to information for all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734
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In-Kind Grants to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas for New Children's Books

Deadline 10/01/19

In-kind grants valued at $400 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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 10/01/19

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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Awards to USA K-12 Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in Schools

Deadline 10/04/19

Awards to USA K-12 public, charter, and private school or school district educators and employees to recognize leadership, positive influence, and professional excellence. The purpose of the program is to honor teachers and staff that significantly benefit schools and their students. To be considered for LifeChanger of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015
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Award to a USA, Territories, and Canada Author for a Scholarly Book or Catalog About Costume ...

Deadline 10/15/19

Award of $750 to a USA, Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), or Canada author for a published book or exhibition catalog that contributes significantly to the study of costume and research related to dress. Funding is intended for material that makes a considerable contribution to the analysis of costume, d...

GrantWatch ID#: 150317
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 10/15/19

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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Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize their Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 10/21/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, school, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize librarians for going above and beyond their role as librarian and improving lives in their communities. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/23/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Public Agencies in Eligible Communities for Crime Prevention Pro...

Deadline 10/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and public agencies in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence for crime prevention programs. Applicants must contact local program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that are focused on preventing crime and promoting community safety activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 186559
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Health, and Cultural Programs in...

Deadline 02/15/20 LOI Date: 11/01/19

Grant to California nonprofit organizations and agencies to strengthen families, promote the healthy development and education of children and youth, and enhance the lives of residents of Los Angeles County. Applicants are required to submit an initial application prior to submitting a full proposal. The Southern Calif...

GrantWatch ID#: 160370
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Japanese Studies

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions to support Japanese Studies programs. Funding is intended for innovative programs promoting Japanese studies, to promote interest in Japanese studies at newer and small institutions without an established Japanese studies program or with insufficient r...

GrantWatch ID#: 162188
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Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Support the Expansion of Japanese Studies Progr...

Deadline 11/01/19

Matching grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for programs that promote the expansion and growth of Japanese Studies throughout the country. Funding is intended to support faculty compensation, travel costs, teaching and research materials, conferences, honoraria for lectures, and student expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 162189
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of resources include indexes, reading lists, and webliographies. Grants are intended to cover preparation costs appropriate to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, and Institutions to Improve the Quality of Investigative Reporting

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Special Opportunities. Priority will be given to programs focusing on ethics and new media.

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

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

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 12/01/19

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 and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/01/19

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

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

Deadline 01/15/20 LOI Date: 12/15/19

Grants to Bay Area, California organizations for K-5 literacy programming aimed at disadvantaged students in public schools. New applicants are required to submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support classroom-based school-day programs focused on early reading, improvement of readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139209

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

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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/20

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