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Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit, IHE, Tribe, or Organization to Create a Research P...

Deadline 04/23/20

Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit agency, institution of higher education, tribe, or organization to create a national research platform to advance effective child healthcare practices. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of this program is to establish ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188047

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to USA Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA parents and parent groups in eligible states for physical activity and nutrition initiatives in K-12 schools. Funding is intended to support parent-led programs and projects that encourage physical activity or healthy eating habits, while promoting students’ social emotional learning and engaging parents in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185280

Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Promote Recreation and Nutrition

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA K-12 schools for projects and initiatives that support recreational activities and nutrition-based programming. Funding is intended to help schools promote healthy choices, and to increase physical activity and nutrition initiatives while promoting students’ social emotional learning. Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Grants to USA Tribes and Advocacy Centers to Serve Young Victims of Abuse and Their Families ...

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to USA tribes and children’s advocacy centers in eligible communities for programs that serve children who are the victims of abuse, as well as their families. Funding is intended to support the expansion of children's advocacy centers to better address the needs of child victims and their families in tribal commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 188156

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Immigrants in Eligible Counties

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible counties to promote and protect the security, safety, and rights of local immigrant communities. Priority funding will be given to proposals that demonstrate coordination and partnership between entities across the region. Eligible communities are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182413

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Prevent and Address Assault and Violence Against Yo...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent and address assault and violence against youth and children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 188213

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Academic Institutions, Tribes, and Organizations for T...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, academic institutions, tribes, and faith-based, community-based, and tribal organizations for training programs to benefit children and families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to a month to complete. The purpose of this p...

GrantWatch ID#: 188023

Grants to USA Agencies, Tribal Governments, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Programs t...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories agencies, local governments, tribal governments, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and IHEs for programs to address youth behavioral problems. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to develop intervention and supervisio...

GrantWatch ID#: 188215

Grants to California Consortia of IHEs, LEAs, Organizations, and Agencies to Improve the Ear...

Deadline 05/06/20 LOI Date: 04/02/20

Grants to California consortia of IHEs, LEAs, and other agencies and organizations for activities to improve the quality of the early childhood education workforce. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for projects to increase the number of qualified ELC professi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188499

Grants to USA Educators to Implement Social Projects in Classrooms, Schools, and School Dist...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $7,000 and grants of $25,000 to USA and territories educators to implement social projects in classrooms, schools and school districts. Funding is intended to foster social-emotional growth for students in grades Pre-K through 12. Grant funds may be used to support or expand an existing project or to start a new ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181374

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Prevent and Reduce Violence

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA state, territories, local, and Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs for programs that reduce and prevent violent crimes, and to support children and youth (up to age 18) who are experiencing violence. Funding may be used to develop and implement support services for children who are ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 188358

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Encourage Outdoor Youth Activities

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to provide youth with greater access to parks and open spaces. Priority will be given to projects with partnerships and collaborations in place. Funding is intended to engage underserved youth and provide greater opportunities for physical and educational out...

GrantWatch ID#: 180102

Grants to California Nonprofits and Schools for Programs that Promote Vocational Training

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to California nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that promote vocational training in eligible regions. Funding is intended to enable eligible organizations to provide local students with technology and tools necessary for success in the 21st century. Emphasis is placed on vocational edu...

GrantWatch ID#: 152263

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Address the Needs of Children with C...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for activities that address the needs of local children. Funding is intended to support programs and services that benefit infants and children up to 18 who have developmental or socioeconomic challenges. Funded projects must serve residents in Kings, Fresno...

GrantWatch ID#: 153342

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Music Program ...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants averaging $2,500 and in-kind donations to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs that provide music programs in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children greater oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/20

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educational Nonprofits for Programs to Enhance Lite...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit educational organizations for educational programming that will improve literacy skills among children and older students. Funding is intended to support organizations that wish to employ reading strategies of the Foundation, namely, the initial teaching alphabet (ITA). Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 144019

Grants to USA Children and Youth Under the Age of 18 for Community Service Projects

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA children and youth, ages 18 and under, to complete community service projects in their communities. Funding will be provided to support a wide variety of projects and events. Examples of eligible community service projects include: turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a sch...

GrantWatch ID#: 156531

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit the Residents of Eligible ...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs that benefit the residents of eligible regions. Funding is intended for activities in the areas of arts and culture, education, community and environment, youth, and health and human services. Funding may be used for operating, program, and ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 173782

Grants to California Nonprofits for Community Benefit Activities

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for community activities. Previous grants have funded programs in the areas of health, nutrition, community gardens, community events, youth, and literacy. Eligible projects must directly benefit the residents of S...

GrantWatch ID#: 174077

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

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 04/01/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended for programs that may help close the opportunity or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to USA School Districts in Eligible Rural Counties for STEM Education Programs

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 04/02/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA public K-12 school districts in eligible regions to support new and existing STEM programs. Applicants must be nominated by local farmers to participate. Funding is intended for programs that increase interest or improve learning and instruction in science, technology, engineering and math. The pur...

GrantWatch ID#: 178842

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 04/01/20

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 commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to USA and Canada PhD Students to Support Research Projects on Human Services

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada PhD students to support research about issues related to human services. The purpose of funding is to assist with expenses related to presenting a dissertation on topics related to the well-being of families, adults, children, and communities. Eligible research projects will focus o...

GrantWatch ID#: 179600

Grants to USA and Canada Researchers for Studies Focused on Issues Related to Human Services

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada staff members at institutions of higher education and postdoctoral individuals associated with nonprofit organizations for research about a range of social, behavioral, public health, and psychological issues. Funding is intended to support research that focuses on the United State...

GrantWatch ID#: 179737

Grants to USA Agencies in Eligible States to Improve Services to Individuals with HIV

Deadline 05/18/20 Conference Date: 04/01/20

Grants to USA and Territories state agencies in eligible regions to develop and/or enhance access to services for low-income individuals living with HIV and their families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible regions include all 50 States, the District of Columbia...

GrantWatch ID#: 155890

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Healthy Eating and Food Equity

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote nutritious eating and food equity. Funding is intended for programs that align with the following areas of focus: increasing the supply of organic food, advancing nutrition education for children, providing hunger relief, and improving access to healthy, fresh food. Priority...

GrantWatch ID#: 180232

Grants to California Nonprofits for Community Initiatives for and by San Francisco Youth

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants to San Francisco, California nonprofit organizations for projects and activities that address youth needs, and that are created and led by youth under the age of 18. Young people residing throughout the city may apply for funding for youth-led projects that fulfill their vision, while supporting local youth and reac...

GrantWatch ID#: 171054

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, First Nations, and Schools to Engage Native and...

Deadline 04/04/20

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and schools to benefit Aboriginal and Native American youth through physical activity and sports programming. The purpose of this program is to create positive experiences in sports and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth, 18 ye...

GrantWatch ID#: 177207

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, IHEs, and Agencies to Prevent and Address Crimes Again...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, businesses, IHEs, units of government and tribal governments for initiatives that prevent and address exploitation and other crimes against children. Grantees will provide services to better equip law enforcement agencies to effectively respond to technology-facilitate...

GrantWatch ID#: 177896
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In-kind Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Support Gardening Initiatives

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to support gardening initiatives. Grantees will be awarded gift cards and supplies. Funding is intended to promote food security, healthy eating, sustainable food sources, neighborhood beautification, and community agricultural and environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#: 179664

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, Tribes, and Nonprofits to Benefit Students a...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants to USA states, local governments, IHEs, school districts, Tribes, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations for activities to benefit students and school personnel. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting...

GrantWatch ID#: 187807

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE for a Program to Protect Children

Deadline 04/06/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit organization, for-profit organization, or institution of higher education to help protect children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to improve and expand the development and implementation of training and technical assistanc...

GrantWatch ID#: 187997

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Individuals for Research That Benefits Children

Deadline 08/15/20 Conference Date: 04/06/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, public governmental institutions, and individuals for research projects that emphasize health and nutrition for infants and young children. Applicants must submit a brief summary of the project prior to the full proposal. Priority funding is intended for research...

GrantWatch ID#: 176904
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Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit, Agency, IHE, or Hospital to Provide Support to Pro...

Deadline 05/12/20 Conference Date: 04/07/20 LOI Date: 04/07/20

Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit, local, state, or tribal government, organization, institution of higher education, or hospital for support services for programs that assist family caregivers of children and adults with special needs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 188775

Grants to California Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to improve the quality of life for residents. The goal of the fund is to support programs in the following areas: sustaining the arts, protecting the environment, providing education to children and adults, contributing to the safety of residents, and providi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170432

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

Grants to California Nonprofits for Education, Workforce Preparation, Veteran Services, and ...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Program areas include education, workforce preparation, veteran services, and environmental stewardship. Boeing invests in organizations primari...

GrantWatch ID#: 181156

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE to Improve Law Enforcement Response to Child Ab...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit, for-profit organization, or institution of higher education to improve nationwide capacity to respond to occurrences of missing and abducted children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The selected agency will provide technical assistance and tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178035

Grants to a USA Research Center, Faith-Based or Community Organization, or Tribe for Research...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to a USA public or private research center, faith-based or community organization, or tribe to develop a network that will facilitate and coordinate research and studies related to autism. Funding is intended to establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multi-center research platform for scientific collaboration ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188024

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Reduce Student ...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes to reduce violence in schools nationwide. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete, and that in addition, applications should be submitted at least 3 days prior t...

GrantWatch ID#: 188089

Grants to USA State Agencies to Provide Supportive Services to Victims of Assault

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories state agencies for programs, projects, and centers that provide supportive services to victims of assault. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority is given to programs that address the specific challenges of rural communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 139622

Awards to USA and Canada Youth for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Enviro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada youth, ages 8 to 18 years, to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities, the environment, and society. Awards are intended for recipients to continue their public service activity or can be applied to higher education costs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178282

Grants to a USA Early-Career Psychologists for Research on Children Affected by Serious Emoti...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 and one grant of up to $19,000 to a USA early-career psychologist to support research in the area of treatment and early intervention for children with serious emotional disturbance. This program is intended to empower psychologists in producing scientifically-based research and programs that will p...

GrantWatch ID#: 178476

Grants to USA State and County Farm Bureaus to Expand K-12 Student Agricultural Literacy Pro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA state and county farm bureaus for K-12 classroom agricultural literacy projects and programs. Funding may be requested to start new or expand existing agricultural literacy programs. Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate a need for financial support. The intent is to build capaci...

GrantWatch ID#: 180971

Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists in Eligible Regions for Arts Projects

Deadline 05/04/20 Conference Date: 04/16/20

Grants to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and artists in eligible regions for a range of local arts projects and programs. New applicants must attend a technical assistance workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the creative life of local communities by expanding public access to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180083