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96 Literacy & Libraries Grants for California

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

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to California arts and cultural organizations in eligible areas for educational projects and arts programming that benefit the local community. Eligible disciplines include performing, visual, audio, literary, media arts, and/or folk and traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 171773

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Original Projects Documenting the State's C...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations and municipal and public agencies for original projects documenting the state's cultural, historical, and populational complexities. Previously funded projects include nonfiction ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159854

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and IHEs for the Translation and Pre...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the translation and preparation of humanities texts. Applications are encouraged for long-term and short-term editorial projects, as well as projects that are at a planning sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 151063

Fellowships to USA and Canada Scholars, Writers, Artists, and Scientists to Advance Work in ...

Deadline 09/17/21

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...

GrantWatch ID#: 150420

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

Deadline 09/17/21

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 resea...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Participate in a Writing Resid...

Deadline 09/21/21

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

GrantWatch ID#: 198536

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve Library and Archive Services

Deadline 03/25/22 LOI Date: 09/24/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies to improve library and archive services. Applicants must submit a preliminary proposal prior to the full application and are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA Nonprofit Institutions and Agencies for Professional Development of Library an...

Deadline 03/25/22 LOI Date: 09/24/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations 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 re...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Study, Write, and Work in New Y...

Deadline 09/24/21

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to study, write, and work in a library in New York. This program is open to scholars, academics, translators, writers, and visual artists. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about sc...

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Opportunity for a California Poet in Eligible Locations to Serve as Poet Laureate

Deadline 09/24/21

Opportunity for a California poet in eligible locations to serve as poet laureate. The recipient of the position will be responsible for promoting poetry and literary arts within the community. The poet laureate will serve as a resource for local poetry and literary ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 198395

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 09/27/21

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians to recognize outstanding service. Eligible librarians include those working at school, public, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize professionals for going above and beyond their role ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Grants to California Nonprofits for One-Time Projects Related to Youth, Seniors, Health, and...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to California nonprofit, educational, and volunteer organizations in eligible regions for one-time special projects that serve the local community. Funding is intended to support programs in literacy, community health, seniors, and youth. Program...

GrantWatch ID#: 173089

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Community Leaders for Capital Projects to Revitalize Public Com...

Deadline 09/30/21

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

Scholarships and In-Kind Support to USA Black Writers to Recognize Outstanding Work in the G...

Deadline 09/30/21

Scholarships of $2,000 and in-kind support to USA Black writers to recognize outstanding work in the genres of fiction and nonfiction crime and mystery. Scholarship funds may be used for professional development, equipment, writing retreats, and working weekends away. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 198221

Grants and an Award to California K-12 Teachers to Develop Agricultural Classroom Projects

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $500 and one award to California K-12 teachers to include agricultural education in their curriculum. Funding is intended to create new projects or to expand existing projects in the areas of science, outreach, nutrition, and educational field trips tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 149415

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for R...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and professionals in the social sciences, humanities, or arts for a three to nine-month residency. Successful applicants will receive an office, airfare to and from the residence, an apartment, and a he...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651

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

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research in any area of knowledge. Funding is intended to support laboratory research expenses, fieldwork costs, travel to archives and libraries, and the purchase of m...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

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

Deadline 10/01/21

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

Grants to California CBOs, Faith-Based Entities, Neighborhood Groups, and Childcare Provider...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to California community organizations, faith-based entities, neighborhood groups, and childcare providers in eligible locations to support reading-focused projects. Funding is intended to assist organizations that work with preschool through midd...

GrantWatch ID#: 196507

Grants to USA Professional Writers for Critical Financial Support During Times of Crisis

Deadline 10/01/21

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

Grants to California Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and IHEs in Eligible Regions for Capaci...

Deadline 10/04/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, and IHEs in eligible communities for capacity building and programming that facilitate social distancing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for activities tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 185445
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Original Works Related to Amer...

Deadline 10/05/21

Fellowships of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals for works related to pre-twentieth-century American history, culture, and literature. Funding is intended for journalists, writers, filmmakers, and creative and performing artists. The fellowships will...

GrantWatch ID#: 198537

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Locations to Support Early Childhoo...

Deadline 10/08/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public entities in eligible locations to support early childhood education and care programs. Funding is intended to assist child care providers and to promote programs that benefit children between birt...

GrantWatch ID#: 192437
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Award to a USA, Territories, and Canada Author for a Scholarly Book or Catalog About Costume ...

Deadline 10/15/21

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150317
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 10/20/21

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
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Grants to USA Tribal Organizations, Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Institutions to Dissemi...

Deadline 10/29/21

Grants to USA and territories tribal organizations, libraries, museums, science centers, aquariums, zoos, gardens, and other cultural institutions to disseminate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. Funding for the first round is intended to use, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 198379
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools to Support Coronavirus-Related Issues and O...

Deadline 10/31/21

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

Grants to USA K-12 School Staff in Multiple States for Capital Purchases and Educational Res...

Deadline 10/31/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to California, Florida, Minnesota, Nevada, Washington, DC, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia K-12 educators, school staff, and school media specialists in eligible counties for capital purchases and educational resources to benefit stude...

GrantWatch ID#: 176997

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational, Scientific, Cultural, and Charitable Programs

Deadline 10/31/21

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 organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Fellowships to USA Mid-Career Authors and Scholars to Complete Projects Related to Creative ...

Deadline 11/01/21

Fellowships of $35,000 to USA and territories early mid-career authors and scholars for independent projects in creative nonfiction and history. Fellowships are intended to provide time to complete independent works, and are frequently used to supplement sabbatical lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 162919
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals for Music Preservation and Archiving and...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects related to music. Funding is intended to support music preservation, music archiving, and research exploring the effects of music on individuals an...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofit Museums and Libraries to Exhibit and Preserve ...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 and in-kind donations of materials to USA and Territories nonprofit museums and libraries to exhibit and preserve collections. Funding is intended to preserve collections, promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, increase use of glazing techniqu...

GrantWatch ID#: 192922

Fellowships to USA PhD Students for Dissertation Research on International and Indigenous Cu...

Deadline 11/02/21

Fellowships to USA and Territories PhD students for dissertation research on international and Indigenous cultures. Applicants must ensure that the language evaluation is finalized before the deadline. Fellowships are intended for students conducting fieldwork in a wid...

GrantWatch ID#: 192266

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/05/21

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 lists include indexes, reading lists, webliographies and other guides to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274
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Fellowship to a USA Scholar for Collaborative Research in Latin Lexicography at an Institute...

Deadline 11/12/21

Fellowship to a USA scholar for research in the field of Latin lexicography at an institute in Germany. During the year-long program, the selected fellow will conduct research studies on Latin philology and culture, contribute entries to the lexicon project, and collab...

GrantWatch ID#: 197049
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance Museum Services

Deadline 11/15/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for initiatives to enhance museum services. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of research, non-research...

GrantWatch ID#: 162641
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Grants to USA Museums, Nonprofits, IHEs, and Tribes to Develop the Capacity of African Ameri...

Deadline 11/15/21

Grants to USA and territories museums, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and tribal organizations to develop the organizational capacity of African American museums. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding may be used...

GrantWatch ID#: 162642

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/21

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603
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Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 11/15/21

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

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

Deadline 04/01/22 LOI Date: 12/01/21

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges ...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Environment Projects and COVID-19 Assistance

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects related to the environment and projects related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Priority will be given t...

GrantWatch ID#: 187941

Grants to California Organizations in Eligible Counties to Improve K-5 Literacy in Underserv...

Deadline 01/15/22 LOI Date: 12/06/21

Grants to California organizations in eligible counties to improve K-5 literacy in underserved public schools. First-time applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Programs that promote equitable access to educational resources for students of color...

GrantWatch ID#: 139209

Opportunity to California Public Libraries to Offer Professional Development Programs

Deadline 12/10/21

Opportunity to 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 libr...

GrantWatch ID#: 191422
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Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/15/21

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for outreach efforts addressing underserved populations in the community. Funding is intended for projects that engage underserved children, from birth to age 14. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 176910
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Grants to USA Writers to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Audience

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA writers to write nonfiction books related to the humanities that are geared for the general public. Applicants are advised that required registration may take at least two weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the writing of w...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/22 LOI Date: 12/31/21

Grants of up 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. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funds may be requested for po...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023
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Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/21

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Literacy and STEAM-Focused Educational Progr...

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for literacy and STEAM-focused educational programs for grades PreK-8. Program goals include preparing children for kindergarten and ensuring that students are reading at or above grade level by the time they rea...

GrantWatch ID#: 181343
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Information ...

Deadline 01/15/22

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the fields of information literacy and library instruction. Nominations should be based on formal or informal research on the topic, the cre...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583