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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19 LOI Date: 12/12/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Libraries for Community Book Events and Read...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public libraries for community reading programs and book events. Funding is intended to support keynote sessions, lectures by authors, panel discussions, writing contests, performances, and boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Education, and Human S...

Deadline 11/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176342

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Media Institutions, and Educational Institutions to Improve Invest...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, media institutions, and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Journalism Initiatives. Priority is given to programs focusing on ethics and new media. More details on the program area...

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to USA Libraries to Implement a Literature Discussion Group for At-Risk Teens

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants of up to $1,200 and in-kind support to USA libraries to implement a literature-based reading and discussion program series to engage at-risk teens and other underserved audiences. Eligible programs for this year will explore issues related to equity, race, identity, and history. The ALA Great Stories Club is a t...

GrantWatch ID#: 169161
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Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 12/28/18 Conference Date: 11/29/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Eligible artists must partner with a fiscal sponsor in order to apply. Priority will be given to organizations and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to California Nonprofits to Protect Immigrants in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties

Deadline 11/30/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations to promote the security, safety, and rights of immigrant communities in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. Priority will be given to proposals that demonstrate coordination and partnership between entities across the region. Problem Statement: Silicon Valley is a divers...

GrantWatch ID#: 182413
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/18

Grant of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional development conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archive preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Confere...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Awards to USA and Canada College English Teachers for Outstanding Language Learning Programs

Deadline 12/01/18

Awards to USA, territories, and Canada English teachers at two-year colleges to recognize outstanding programs to improve language learning for students of diverse backgrounds and interests, enabling them to achieve their career, personal, and educational goals. These awards recognize teachers who work together with commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628

Grants to USA and Canada Libraries for Programs for People with Autism of All Ages and their ...

Deadline 12/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada libraries for services, projects, and programs that benefit people with autism of all ages or their families. Funding is intended for the purchase program materials, to hire a trainer to present a workshop, or to pay for staff coverage. Applicants may propose to initiate a new, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165935

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career librarian to recognize outstanding contributions through technical services and library collections. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians who demonstrate outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions. Evidence of...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Notable Contributions in Electronic C...

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to acknowledge outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field. C...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Education, Culture, and Faith-Based Activites

Deadline 12/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and certain faith-based organizations for a broad range of charitable activities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of community programs; support for hospitals; rehabilitation and welfare; education, literature, and science; youth activities; and civic, cultural, and religion.

GrantWatch ID#: 176355
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/19 LOI Date: 12/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 12/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Proposals at colleges and universities where courses in Holocaust studies are not available or where they are in need of further support are given priority. Teaching grants h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

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

Deadline 12/03/18

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 expenses,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

In-Kind Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Audio Music or Video Pro...

Deadline 12/10/18

In-kind award valued at up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to purchase audio music or video products that will contribute to the library's collection and increase public exposure to these formats. Applicants should demonstrate how their project will benefit greatly from new audio music or video ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164636

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Romance Fiction and Related Prog...

Deadline 12/10/18

Grants of $4,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to expand or build up its romance fiction collection, as well as to fund romance fiction programs. Funding is intended to purchase romance fiction or for program expenses such as author honorariums, travel expenses, or others. The applying library must d...

GrantWatch ID#: 164637
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/15/18

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 California, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to California, Oregon, and Washington nonprofits and agencies for programs that benefit residents of communities served by the funding source. Programs may fall in the categories of arts and culture; education; civic enhancements and community benefit; and health, welfare, and social services.

GrantWatch ID#: 182869
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for direct-services programming in the areas of educational attainment and economic opportunity. Priorities for each...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873
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Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 01/01/19

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 comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528
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Grants to California Nonprofits in Western Riverside County for Strategic Operations and Cap...

Deadline 01/04/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to California nonprofit organizations in Western Riverside County for capacity building and strategic operations. Funding may be used for collaborative opportunities, technology upgrades, professional development (branding, leadership, fundraising, social media, etc.), or consulting/coaching. Orga...

GrantWatch ID#: 184197
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 01/10/19

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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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 177586

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 01/16/19

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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/20/19

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746
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Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for K-9 Extended-Day Programming

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants to California school districts, charter schools, county offices of education, and eligible special needs schools to provide after-school enrichment programming for students in elementary and middle schools. Applications are also accepted from nonprofit, city and county organizations; however, a local education agenc...

GrantWatch ID#: 175775
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Grants to Eureka Area, California Nonprofits for One-Time Projects Related to Youth, Seniors...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $3,000 to California to nonprofit, educational, and volunteer organizations in the greater Eureka area for one-time special projects that serve the local community. Funding is intended to support programs in literacy, community health, seniors, and youth. Priority will be given to projects that purchase ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173089
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to East Palo Alto, California Teachers and Therapists for Innovative Classroom Projects

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $600 to East Palo Alto, California public school teachers, reading intervention teachers, special education teachers, occupational therapists, and speech therapists for projects that will enhance student learning. Classroom projects should be innovative and focus on up to two content areas.

GrantWatch ID#: 177548
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Grants to USA, Canada and International Nonprofits and Organizations to Improve Worldwide Li...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of $1,000 and one grant of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and organizations to increase literacy rates for children worldwide. Funding is intended to support nonprofits that have made a significant impact on increasing literacy throughout the world. FineReads is incredibly passionate about i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184760

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 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
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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
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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

Grants to California Preschool and Public School Teachers in San Mateo and Santa Clara Cou...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to California preschool and public school teachers in grades TK-3 serving low-income families in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties for mathematics-related classroom purchases that will benefit their students. Funds may be used for the purchase of books, software, materials, manipulatives, and professi...

GrantWatch ID#: 144153

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

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Adult and Family Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for adult and family literacy programs. Funding is intended to expand and develop literacy and educational programs in an effort to combat adult illiteracy. Funds may be requested in the following categories: - General - Capital - Operating Support -...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183

Grants to Siskiyou County, California and Rural Oregon Public Charities and Municipalities f...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically starting at $50,000 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

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Public Agencies for Scie...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities. The funding source makes grants in two primary areas: (1) to advance science education, and (2) to invest in strengthening communities w...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494

Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one either the International Reading Association or Readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167
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Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. In addition to the regular grants program, a limited number of catastrophic...

GrantWatch ID#: 162395

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

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 162410
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638

In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also be presented to children to take home.

GrantWatch ID#: 164232
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In-Kind Book Donations to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students. Through this program, schools are awarded children's books and related educational resources that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344
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Grants to USA Organizations in Multiple States for Literary Events Such as Readings and Work...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA organizations including colleges, hospitals, correctional facilities, museums, places of worship and libraries in multiple states to support writers' fees for literary events, such as readings and workshops. Priority will be given to organizations that: - Serve a culturally diverse audien...

GrantWatch ID#: 164347