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Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes for Reentry Services for Those with Mental Illness and Sub...

Deadline 06/18/18 Conference Date: 05/24/18

Grants to USA government agencies and Indian tribes to offer reentry programs and services to incarcerated individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Overview: The Improving R...

GrantWatch ID#: 183593

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

Deadline 05/25/18

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 USA Government Agencies to Promote Employment for Needy Families

Deadline 05/29/18

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands human services agencies to enhance the employment outcomes for needy families receiving temporary assistance. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Agencies will participate in technical assistance...

GrantWatch ID#: 183422

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

Deadline 05/31/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Cultural Heritage Preservation and Outreach

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to support cultural heritage events for public audiences, as well as the digitization of cultural heritage materials. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations no later than April 19 and May 3. America’s cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 181009

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Hands-On Technology Edu...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofits, schools, and libraries for hands-on technology education with the latest software and tools to help teens build skills that will enable them to succeed in future education and career efforts. Funding is intended to provide underserved youth ages 13-18 with access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181255

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Research Projects on Vermont's History

Deadline 05/31/18

Fellowships of up to $1,200 to USA individuals for historical research related to the State of Vermont. Priority will be given to research projects that address under-researched topics in Vermont's history and that involve a specific library or museum collection located in Vermont. The fellowship is expected to result e...

GrantWatch ID#: 183401

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Libraries to Advance Literacy in Un...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and libraries for innovative projects that advance literacy in underserved local and global communities. Priority is given to projects with a fresh approach that will offer long-term impact and sustainability. Grants may be used to fund a por...

GrantWatch ID#: 183566

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 06/29/18 Conference Date: 05/31/18

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

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy Programs

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA public school K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. Teachers may be nominated or self-nominate. Nominations will be reviewed by a select group of authors, educators, and Penguin Random House executives, based on...

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

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

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

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations, schools, universities, and libraries for programs to strengthen early childhood care programs that serve ages birth to five. Funding is intended to support childcare providers, strengthen their organizations, and promote family support ser...

GrantWatch ID#: 180022

Grants to Oakland, California Preschools, Schools, and Nonprofits for Summer Learning Progra...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Oakland, California elementary schools, preschools and child care centers, and community centers for summer reading programs. Funding is intended for organizations that primarily serve low income families. Eligible projects will include one-time or recurring events (such as family reading celebrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 183528

Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Nonprofits to Expand Organizational Capacity and P...

Deadline 06/04/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations, schools, and institutions for activities that will strengthen organizational capacity and increase effectiveness. Funding requests for small capital expenditures may also be considered. The Foundation believes organizations are more effecti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180019

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research to Improve Humanities Preservation

Deadline 06/07/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for research and development projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants must create or verify required registrations by April 26 and May 24. Program Description: The Research and Development pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153585
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Grants to USA Government Agencies for Historical Archives Preservation and Access

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories government agencies for projects that enhance access to historical records and promote understanding of the country’s history, culture, and democracy. Proposals are invited for projects that strengthen the USA’s archival network through activities undertaken by st...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Education and Health Projects that Benefit Youth in the ...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to San Francisco Bay area, California nonprofit organizations for programs or projects that assist families and youth in the areas of safety and health, education, and character development. Priority will be given to programs that place an emphasis on at-risk or underserved populations. Program or project funding mu...

GrantWatch ID#: 139979
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Education, and Human S...

Deadline 06/15/18

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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 06/15/18

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 for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable Activities

Deadline 06/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for...

Deadline 06/15/18

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 Arts, Education, Health, and Community Devel...

Deadline 09/28/18 Conference Date: 06/22/18

Grants to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas nonprofits serving communities in which the funding source has a presence for programs addressing community needs. First-time applicants must participate in a conference call before applying. The next conference call is on February 2...

GrantWatch ID#: 167108
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Grants to Sonoma County, California Nonprofits to Address the Health, Financial, and Educati...

Deadline 06/27/18

Grants to Sonoma County, California nonprofits for programs that help local children lead productive lives. Funding is intended to benefit Sonoma County youth by addressing their educational, financial, social, and medical needs. Other areas of interest include literacy, nutrition, and therapeutic support. New for 2018...

GrantWatch ID#: 159212
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Grants to Los Angeles County, California K-12 Teachers to Enhance Learning Opportunities

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Los Angeles County, California individual teachers and teams of teachers to enhance the quality of public school education. This fund enables teachers to offer innovative hands-on and field-based learning opportunities to K-12 students. Funding may be used for specific project expenses, such as transportation, pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 154745

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685
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Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 06/29/18

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 USA Nonprofits and School Districts in Multiple States to Minimize the Academic Ach...

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 06/29/18

Grants to Ohio, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Washington, and Connecticut nonprofit organizations and school districts to enhance reading literacy in grades PreK-3 within eligible communities. Letters of Intent are due by June 29, 2018. Funding is intended for programs that aim to lessen the achievement gap for under-re...

GrantWatch ID#: 181343
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 06/30/18

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 USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Science, Environment, Culture, an...

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to California, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, and Florida nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has office locations. Funding is awarded to programs that promote environmental conservation, social welfare, cross-cultural understanding, education and literacy, and scientific research. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172459
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Award to a California Author to Publish and Promote a Book Concerning State Heritage

Deadline 07/01/18

Award to a California author to publish and promote an outstanding book-length manuscript on state heritage. Applications are invited for manuscripts that make a significant contribution to scholarship, as well as the greater community through deepening public understanding of aspects of California history. The purpose...

GrantWatch ID#: 175308

Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/18

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to USA public libraries that demonstrate excellence in providing services to populations of 25,000 or less. The awards are intended to encourage and recognize libraries for their exemplary work. Judges will evaluate nominations based on key factors, including: - Innovation in dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 161277
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/13/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 per month to USA, Canada, and International researchers with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree to conduct research at a major library in the U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of $500 and in-kind grants of books valued at $520 to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 170554
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 07/31/18

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/18

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

Deadline 12/01/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

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 Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

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

Deadline 09/01/18

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 youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile grant program p...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Health, Human Services, and Community ...

Deadline 09/14/18

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, and health and human services. Additional consideration will be given to initiative...

GrantWatch ID#: 173454

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

Deadline 09/15/18

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

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

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 October 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587

Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/18

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

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 Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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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