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California Historical Preservation Grants:  119 Preservation Grants for California.

Historic Preservation and rehabilitation of land, homes, libraries, museums, film, art, cultural and religious resources. Historic preservation of historical buildings and preservation of historical landmarks.

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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Advanced Research

Deadline 04/08/20

Fellowships to USA individuals for extensive research projects. The fellowships are intended to support a range of projects and activities that display outstanding analytics and high-level writing skills. Applications must clearly express a project's value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Applications ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Acquire and Improve Open Spaces

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to ensure open spaces are available to residents of eligible regions. Funding may be requested for land acquisition and improvements. Prerference is given to projects in areas recently affected by floods or fires. Projects should be located within o...

GrantWatch ID#: 141961

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Multiple States to Enhance the Local Watershed

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to enhance habitats and improve water quality throughout the local watershed. Funding is intended for the rehabilitation and conservation of natural areas, corridors, and waterways t...

GrantWatch ID#: 179400

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to Local USA Conservation Organizations to Preserve Fisheries

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA chapters and councils of the funding source organization for projects that address the needs of native and wild salmon, steelhead, and trout. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support wildlife restoration and conservation of cold...

GrantWatch ID#: 145964

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions for Wildlif...

Deadline 06/24/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions for projects that promote the conservation of wildlife habitats. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to the full application. Eligible uses of grant funds include perpetual conservation easements and lan...

GrantWatch ID#: 143705

Grants to USA Organizations, Private Entities, and Agencies to Assist Farmers in Adopting Co...

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants to USA organizations, private entities, and local and state government agencies to assist agricultural producers in adopting conservation practices. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Activities must benefit producers who meet the EQIP program’s eligibility requi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186076

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Archaeological Exp...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that h...

GrantWatch ID#: 187197

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Improve the Preservation of Humanities Colle...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to research and develop projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Promote Parks and Open Spaces

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools and school districts, and government agencies to promote park areas and open spaces in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support activities in the focus areas of environmental stewardship; trails, parks, and public access; environmental education; and urban agr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182466
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Grants to USA Agencies, Tribes, Nonprofits, Ports, and Educational Institutions for Environm...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories government agencies, tribes, nonprofit organizations, ports, and educational institutions for environmental projects. Funding is intended for the conservation and preservation of species and habitats. The purpose of this program is to facilitate the proper disposal of retired ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188852

Grants to USA Native Tribes, Villages, Organizations, and Museums to Preserve Native America...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of to USA Indian tribes, Native villages and organizations, and museums for the preservation of Native American culture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the expenses associated with the packaging, transportation, contamination removal, re...

GrantWatch ID#: 164780

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Businesses to Reduce Pollution

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and businesses for projects that reduce pollution in eligible regions. Project areas include public education, alternative fuels and clean technology, transit services, and alternative transportation. Projects must be based or operate in Yolo-Solano AQMD’s ju...

GrantWatch ID#: 169573

Grants to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Elig...

Deadline 07/14/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit residents in eligible locations. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include environment, arts, and arts education. The Founda...

GrantWatch ID#: 180098

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Activities that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofits in eligible areas for activities and projects to benefit the community. Previous grants have been awarded to organizations and institutions that provide services related to children and education, animals and nature, health, religion, special needs, underserved populations, and the arts. Eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 180557

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Museums for Outstanding Exhibitions

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International museums to acknowledge outstanding exhibitions. Eligible exhibits must be open for less than two years and should be educational and interesting. Nominations will be accepted for public exhibits that focus on the history of engineering, industry, and technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 161386

Grants to California Organizations for Projects that Promote Protecting and Studying Wild Bi...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to California organizations for programs in the areas of conserving or restoring habitats and protecting species in eligible regions. Funding will be awarded in the areas of the study and protection of wild birds, environmental education, and community outreach. The geographical area should be within...

GrantWatch ID#: 165018

Grants to Western USA and Chile Nonprofits and Agencies for Environmental Conservation

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in multiple USA states and Chile for environmental conservation and protection programs. Funding is intended to encourage the protection of marine resources and biological diversity in Chile, Western North America, and the Western Pacific.

GrantWatch ID#: 176044

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058

Fellowship to a College Graduate in the USA for a Paid Conservation Position

Deadline 04/15/20

Fellowship to a college graduate in the USA to gain professional experience working towards conservation goals alongside leaders and colleagues in an eligible city. The Fellowship offers a paid position for the period of one-year with a competitive starting salary and full benefits package working alongside staff based in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185470

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions to Protect Habitats...

Deadline 06/30/20 LOI Date: 04/16/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Indian tribes, and educational institutions in multiple states to conserve habitats for pollinating wildlife. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal before applying. Priority is given to proposals that benefit the monarch butterfly.

GrantWatch ID#: 169906

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 05/20/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International students and professionals for designing an energy efficient library in a pre-selected location in California. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition is to promote net-zero energy building projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Training Programs in Maintenance and Restoration of Collector V...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for hands-on educational programs that teach young people about vehicle and boat restoration. Priority will be given to programs that focus on high school and college-age students. Funding is intended to teach the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks...

GrantWatch ID#: 178548

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Animal Rescue Proj...

Deadline 05/22/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to rescue animal species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. Applicants must submit a project outline prior to applying. Funding is intended for start-up projects, workshop attendance, and consultations, with a focus on ex situ a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181000

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to USA Member Institutions in Multiple States to Coordinate Oceanic Conservation Effo...

Deadline 07/21/20 Conference Date: 05/21/20 LOI Date: 04/23/20

Grants to USA, Guam, and Puerto Rico eligible member institutions in multiple states to coordinate and integrate national efforts to promote the management and conservation of coastal, oceanic, and lake resources. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal.

GrantWatch ID#: 188502

Grants to California Agencies, Nonprofits, and Utility Companies for Watershed and Ecosystem...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to California public agencies, nonprofit organizations, Tribes, and public utilities and water companies for the conservation and improvement of areas located along the State's coastline. Priority will be given to projects that focus on restoring water and fish habitats. Projects must be located in a coastal waters...

GrantWatch ID#: 169475

Grants to California Agencies, Nonprofits, and Tribes for Land Preservation Efforts

Deadline 08/28/20 LOI Date: 04/30/20

Grants to California government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and tribes for preservation initiatives. Applicants are required to submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support land acquisition in order to protect important agricultural lands under threat of conver...

GrantWatch ID#: 152896

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Programs that Focus On the Earth Sciences

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions for programs, projects, and research that focus on the Earth Sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. The funding source's overall mission is to aid and contribute to scientific achievement resulting in a clearer understanding of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172503

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and development of citizen science, and similar endeavors.

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to California Organizations, Community Partnerships, and Individuals for Programs tha...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California organizations, community partnerships, and individuals for programs that benefit Native American communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for activities that strengthen traditions, foster intergenerational relationships, and support Native arts. Eligible regions range from...

GrantWatch ID#: 152357
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Youth for Environmental Advocacy

Deadline 05/01/20

Awards to USA and territories, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Islands youth to honor environmental protection efforts. The award program recognizes young activists that have demonstrated exceptional leadership in environmental initiatives. Grant winners will receive cash prizes, a professionally produced short film about th...

GrantWatch ID#: 155875
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Research Institutions to Address Sustainability in ...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International research institutions for studies addressing sustainability in solid waste management practices. Applicants proposing certain research topics must contact program staff prior to submitting a pre-proposal. Research topic areas include recycling, waste minimization, conversion to ener...

GrantWatch ID#: 170682

Grants and In-Kind Support to Northern California Nonprofits for Environmental Preservation ...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind support to Northern California nonprofit organizations for environmental preservation and protection programs and projects in eligible regions. Eligible regions include: the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, Bay Area, Central Valley, Central Coast, and North Coast. Areas of focus include, but...

GrantWatch ID#: 175430

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental Initiatives and Technol...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for environmental education initiatives, access to clean water and energy for underserved areas, and developing sustainable and innovative technologies. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life in communities around the world.

GrantWatch ID#: 181409
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline 05/10/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support schools; museums, performing arts and cultural programs; hospitals; skills training; educational programs; programming for youth, seniors, and people who are handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other programs that address commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174639

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance and Restore Wildlife Habitat in Eligible Ar...

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government entities to enhance or restore wetlands, forests, prairies, and habitats for game, fish, and wildlife in Minnesota. Funding is intended to support projects on public lands or waters or lands protected by a permanent conservation easement.

GrantWatch ID#: 184191

Grants to California Nonprofits for Projects to Benefit the Local Community

Deadline 05/14/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to California nonprofit organizations for projects to benefit the local community in eligible regions. Preference will be given to projects in the areas of environmental conservation, arts and culture, historic preservation, and animal protection. All grants are limited to agencies providing service...

GrantWatch ID#: 163541
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Environmental Stewardship Activities

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to California small nonprofit organizations for initiatives for environmental stewardship activities. Funding is intended to support a broad range of advocacy and conservation activities. Priority will be given to organizations proposing specific projects. The Fund supports conservationists advocating for the perman...

GrantWatch ID#: 175835

Grant to a USA Nonprofit to Help Reduce Global Warming

Deadline 07/10/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit organization to help reduce global warming. Funding may be used for programs that will reduce global warming through climate communication, education, direct carbon avoidance, or industry engagement. Funding is intended to measurably reduce existing or avoid future emissions of greenhouse gases in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183440
NEW

In-Kind Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Advance Environmental Research

Deadline 05/15/20

In-kind grants of resources and equipment valued at up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and educational organizations to advance environmental and wildlife-related research. The grants are intended to promote research related to preservation, animal biology, habitat monitoring, and studies of vocal wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 188428
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Researchers to Develop Humane Methods of Wildlife Conflict...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico investigators to support innovative research projects related to developing humane methods for studying wildlife and reducing wildlife conflict. The Foundation particularly welcomes projects involving the innovative use of existing technologies and new methodologies.

GrantWatch ID#: 180984

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Museums to Conserve Artwork

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit museums for the conservation of culturally and historically significant works of art that are damaged or at risk of degeneration, including national treasures. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that are signifi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181033

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Environmental Sustainability

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for environmental sustainability initiatives to improve ocean health. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that meet challenges faced by the marine and sailing industries. Eligible projects will promote the adoption of clean ...

GrantWatch ID#: 142067
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Zoos, and IHEs for Wildlife Conservation

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International zoos, nonprofits, conservation organizations, and academic institutions for activities to benefit animals and wildlife habitat. Funding is intended to preserve and protect the natural habitat or wildlife through research, expanding conservation impact, sharing knowledge, and engagin...

GrantWatch ID#: 152125
NEW

Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations for Native American Language Immer...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands IHEs, tribal and native agencies, associations, and community and faith-based organizations for Native American language immersion programs and schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 167770

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Animal and Habitat Protection Pro...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit, university, and conservation organizations for conservation programs that protect worldwide habitats and wildlife. Highest priority will go to projects that demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to biodiversity and ecosystem conservation, such as field...

GrantWatch ID#: 170615

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507
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Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations to Preserve Native American Languag...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands IHEs, tribal and native agencies, associations, and community and faith-based organizations to preserve Native American languages. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 183373