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Grants to Kern County, California Nonprofits for Education Programs that Benefit Women and Gi...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Kern County, California nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that benefit women and girls. Letters of Intent are due by November 9. The Foundation values social-change grantmaking that focuses on long-term solutions to societal problems facing women and girls thro...

GrantWatch ID#: 163027

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, or school-based libraries to address challenges and opportunities to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival ad library fields. Preliminary proposals are due February 1. Projects should have the potential to further theory and practice. Succ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, and Libraries for Youth Literacy...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, school districts, and libraries to participate in a nationwide youth literacy program. Please note that the applicant must be a library or partner with a library. Communities may select books included on the program roster. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176614

Grants to California Nonprofits in San Francisco and Marin Counties to Support Disadvantaged...

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit underserved and at-risk children and youth in in San Francisco and Marin County. Funding may be used for programs in three areas: career readiness, substance abuse prevention and promoting healthy living, and literacy. The Foundation has a particular in...

GrantWatch ID#: 173008

Grants to Long Beach, California PreK-3 Teachers for Reading and Literacy Projects

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Long Beach, California public school teachers in grades PreK-3, including special education teachers, for innovative classroom reading and literacy projects. Funding may be used to purchase books, e-books, training programs, teaching aides, or other educational materials for the curren...

GrantWatch ID#: 140598

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit disadvantaged middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is specifically intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255

Grants to California Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and LEAs for Enrichment Programs Serving...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to California IHEs, local education agencies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes and tribal organizations, and for-profits to provide out-of-school enrichment programs serving disadvantaged students. This program supports the establishment of community learning centers serving elementary, middle, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176741
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Assist Disadvantaged and Underserved Populations

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that help disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. Funding will be provided for programs focusing on the following areas, with an emphasis on programs that promote personal growth and community development: Youth...

GrantWatch ID#: 161767

Grants to Eureka Area, California Nonprofits for One-Time Projects Related to Youth, Seniors...

Deadline 01/31/18

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

Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history, and its future. The prize of $500 and an engraved plaque are presented to the rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174844

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to California Organizations and Individuals to Utilize a Rural Space for Arts, Life Sk...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to California organizations and individuals for the opportunity to utilize a unique rural location for environmental, arts, cultural, life skills, and healing arts programs. This program is not a cash award; it is a labor for recreation trade program. Programs should facilitate growth, healing, learning, artistic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182620

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

Deadline 02/01/18

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 purposes of these grants, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library syste...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Library Prog...

Deadline 02/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize distinction in library programming through cultural or thematic programs which address specific community needs, have a measurable effect, and involve active community planning and participation. A cultural/thematic program is one that features the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools for Professional ...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools to enhance libraries through professional development and training, the development of library leaders and faculty, and continuing education and recruitment for employees. An LOI is due February 1, 2018. Applicants should register online at least t...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in t...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize someone who has exhibited extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with these situations with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish His...

Deadline 02/02/18

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth, Environment, Arts, Health, and Human...

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $12,000 and grants ranging from $12,001 to $50,000 to California nonprofits and public agencies to promote vibrant, safe, and healthy communities in Monterey County. Program areas include children and youth, health and human services, community development, arts and culture, historic preservat...

GrantWatch ID#: 180122
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Grants to International and USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States for STEM Educatio...

Deadline 02/28/18 Conference Date: 02/02/18

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to International and USA nonprofits and government agencies, including schools, in multiple states for programs that promote success in STEM subjects. Applicants must first contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply. Programs will focus on studen...

GrantWatch ID#: 178171

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

Deadline 02/07/18

Grants of up to $50,400 to USA individual authors and scholars for the writing of books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised to verify or complete their online registration no later than January 24. This program supports well-researched, humanities-based books t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to California Nonprofits to Improve Student Success in Schools in Pasadena Unified Sch...

Deadline 02/09/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 to Pasadena, California nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit Pre-K through twelfth-grade students. Funding is intended to improve academic achievement in disadvantaged students, including those who are low-income, minorities, or English-learners, in schools o...

GrantWatch ID#: 178918
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 03/01/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by February 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts, STEM and Literacy Projects for PreK-12 Students

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, museums, and governmental institutions for programs in the areas of literacy, art, and STEM for PreK-12 students. Preference will be given to organizations within the Funding Source's service area, including: - California: Grass Valley and Lake ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165021
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants starting at $3,500 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that will 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. Areas of Focus: - The applicati...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grant to a USA Librarian or Library Professional to Attend a Continuing Education Event

Deadline 02/15/18

Grant of up to $1,000 to a USA librarian or library professional to attend a continuing education event or professional development conference offered by the funding source or by another eligible association. Funding is intended to help the librarian or library professional to keep current in his or her career. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 174858
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline 02/15/18

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York metro area to make use of library collections in New York City. Applications are invited from scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate level research. Scholars needing to carry out on-site ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177669
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Grants to Monterey County, California Artists to Create, Produce, and Present to the Communi...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Monterey County, California artists to create, produce, and present their art. The funding source aims to improve the quality of life and impact the region through the visual, performing, and literary arts. The program goals are to recognize artistic excellence, provide direct support to artis...

GrantWatch ID#: 182247
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Grants to San Jose Area, California Nonprofits for K-8 Education, Health, and Children's Wel...

Deadline 02/16/18

Grants of $15,000 to San Jose area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that enhance K-8 education, promote healthy lifestyles, and support violence prevention towards children. Potential applicants must take an eligibility quiz online by February 4, 2018. Qualifying organizations are located within a 50-mile ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162817
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 02/18/18

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 USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Multi-Media Projects that Promote Architecture Appreci...

Deadline 02/25/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs such as publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media projects, lectures and conferences that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 03/01/18

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 03/01/18

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welf...

Deadline 03/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, communication access, environment, health, and economic development. Technical i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177554
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 03/10/18

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

Deadline 03/15/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 03/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged on the criteria of community impact and public benefit, potential, organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180251
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Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 03/30/18

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents by focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in kindergarten through twelfth grade and promote civic engagement in arts and cultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Authors and Publishers for Free Marketing and Public...

Deadline 03/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International book authors, as well as their agents and publishers, for free marketing and publicity for their non-fiction books. These books should ideally focus on the reinvention of Jewish life and community for the 21st century; changing notions of individual and collective identity for 21st...

GrantWatch ID#: 159486
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Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/18

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/18 LOI Date: 04/01/18

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

Deadline 04/01/18

In-kind grants worth up 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 from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Grant to a USA School to Receive Book Donations and a Free Visit by a Children's Book Author...

Deadline 04/15/18

Grant and donations to a USA school to receive an all-expense-paid visit by a well-respected children’s author or illustrator. The chosen school will also receive a $250 stipend to create a memorable day and $250 worth of books by the visiting author/illustrator. The winning school will be published in the SCBWI Bulleti...

GrantWatch ID#: 154392
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Awards to USA Public Libraries and Schools for Outstanding Community Programs that Encourage...

Deadline 04/15/18

Awards of up to $10,000 and in-kind donations of books to USA public libraries and schools to recognize outstanding work in implementing creative community-based programs. The Foundation is seeking to reward programs that encourage locals to engage in and support reading initiatives that will bring together libraries with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174835
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 04/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and clinic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Funding may be used towards educational training and resources to enhance preparations for a course, such as travel costs for faculty to visit Holocaust sites in Europe or to par...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479
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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
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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 (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 professio...

GrantWatch ID#: 144153