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Grants for individuals: teachers, students, homeowners, veterans, minorities, Native Americans, new immigrants, American Citizens. Grant Watch has a wide array of grants for individuals representing the diverse population of the USA.   66 Individual Grants for California.

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Teens and Young Adults for Environmental Advocacy

Deadline: 05/15/17
Conference Date: 03/08/17

Awards of $3,000 to USA, USA Territories, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Islands youth (ages 13 to 22) to recognize outstanding environmental leadership and advocacy. An applicant webinar is scheduled for March 8, 28, and 29. In addition to the cash ... GrantWatch ID#: 155875

Grants to USA Scholars from Underrepresented Backgrounds for Career Building, Networking, and Research

Deadline: 05/16/17
Conference Date: 04/06/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and territories early-career scholars from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds for career development and research opportunities. An informational web conference is scheduled for April 6. Schola... GrantWatch ID#: 170264

Opportunity to USA Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising and Business Development

Deadline: 06/01/17
Conference Date: 04/20/17

Opportunity to USA female entrepreneurs and businesses that are majority women-owned to connect with resources and fundraising. An informational event is scheduled for April 20 and a networking event is scheduled for May 18. This accelerator program... GrantWatch ID#: 180925

Grants to Yuba County, California Nonprofits, Businesses, Agencies, and Individuals for Early Childhood Care and ...

Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Yuba County, California nonprofits, businesses, public agencies, groups, and individuals for projects that will improve the lives of expectant mothers or children (ages 0 through 5) and their families. Applicants must conta... GrantWatch ID#: 137001

Grants to USA K-12 Educators to Implement Creative Classroom Projects

Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants of up to $27,000 to USA full-time K-12 teachers and educators to support creative projects in classrooms throughout the country. Funding must be used for direct project costs. Please note that administrative fees and direct costs are not cons... GrantWatch ID#: 178562

Awards to USA Pre-Tenure IHE Faculty Members for Outstanding Community Engagement through Scholarship

Deadline: 05/01/17

Award to a USA full-time, early-career faculty member to recognize outstanding efforts to connect research, community service and engagement, and teaching. Nominees must be in a pre-tenure position at a tenure-granting institution and within the fir... GrantWatch ID#: 152851

Award to Recognize a California Individual for Math Education Advocacy

Deadline: 05/01/17

Award to a California individual to recognize exceptional advocacy for math education on the state or national level. This award is intended for an individual who has demonstrated, over a significant period of time, advocacy for curriculum, assessme... GrantWatch ID#: 157155

Fellowships to USA Journalists for Reporting and Research on Economic, Political, and Social Issues

Deadline: 05/01/17

Fellowships of up to $24,000 to USA journalists for research and reporting on current issues in the social and political arena, including immigration reform, racial tensions, and educational inequalities. Applicants are expected to work with visitin... GrantWatch ID#: 174464

Award to a California Individual to Publish and Promote Literature about State History

Deadline: 05/01/17

Award with a prize of $5,000 to a California author as an advance for the publication of a book that addresses an aspect of the history of California in an engaging and informative manner. In addition to the cash advance, the prize includes publicat... GrantWatch ID#: 175308

Short-Term Fellowships to USA Scholars to Complete Social, Economic, and Political Research Projects

Deadline: 05/01/17

Fellowships to USA scholars for research in the fields of social inequality, behavioral economics; the future of work; and race, ethnicity, and immigration. Priority will be given to scholars that are completing work that is already in progress. The... GrantWatch ID#: 178481

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Grants to San Francisco Area, California Jewish Youth to Subsidize Educational Trips to Israel

Deadline: 05/01/17

Grants to California Jewish youth in grades 8-12 and ages 18 to 26 in the San Francisco area for travel to Israel in the summer of 2017. Funding can be used for teens to travel on short-term organized trips or for young adults to participate in 5-12... GrantWatch ID#: 178851

Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Dance Students and Dancers for Professional Training and Workforce Developme...

Deadline: 05/01/17

Scholarships and fellowships ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 to USA dancers for professional training and salary assistance. Scholarships cover the costs of school tuition for dance major students at a nonprofit school, and fellowships provide salary... GrantWatch ID#: 180035

Fellowships to USA Choreographers to Create New Dance Works and to Support Artistic Advancement

Deadline: 05/01/17

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA choreographers for the creation of a new artistic work of up to 20 minutes that will be presented to the public during the fellowship period. Funding is intended to encourage new artistic advancements that broaden the a... GrantWatch ID#: 180036

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

Deadline: 05/01/17

Fellowships of up to $1,430 per month to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in Israel. Fellows will work at a school for 10 months and participate in educational and cultural programs. This program is intended f... GrantWatch ID#: 180172

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Educators in Multiple States for Contributions to Earth Sciences Education

Deadline: 05/01/17

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers and educators in multiple states and provinces to recognize outstanding contributions to earth sciences education. Nominations are encouraged for educators who address a significant amount of earth science mate... GrantWatch ID#: 180980

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

Deadline: 05/01/17

Grants of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for animal rescue projects for those species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. Funding will be provided for small, start-up projects that focus on species of... GrantWatch ID#: 181000

Fellowship to a USA Asian American Filmmaker or Screenwriter for the Creation of a Narrative Feature Screenplay

Deadline: 05/02/17

Fellowship to a USA Asian American screenwriter or writer/director to support the creation of a feature screenplay. The purpose of this program is to advance the representation of Asian Americans in the independent film industry. Applications will b... GrantWatch ID#: 154525

Fellowship to a USA Latino Filmmaker or Screenwriter for the Creation of a Narrative Feature Screenplay

Deadline: 05/02/17

Fellowship to a USA screenwriter or writer/director of Latino descent to support the creation of a narrative feature screenplay. Applications will be considered from individuals working on their first or second screenplay. The selected fellow will r... GrantWatch ID#: 180905

Grants to USA Individuals for Playground Equipment to Encourage Active Outside Play for Children

Deadline: 05/05/17

Grants of $20,000 to USA individuals for playground equipment for parks in their community to encourage kids to play outside. Funding is intended to provide the places, inspiration, and tools to make play a priority and encourage fit and active life... GrantWatch ID#: 154727

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Artists, and Cultural Institutions for Contemporary Arts Pr...

Deadline: 07/07/17
LOI Date: 05/05/17

Grants starting at $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists, nonprofit organizations, art production platforms, festivals, and cultural institutions for projects in the contemporary arts. LOIs are due May 5. The Fund supports pr... GrantWatch ID#: 179287

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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Researchers for Projects on Humane Methods of Wildlife Conflict Management

Deadline: 05/05/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico researchers for creative and innovative research projects on non-lethal, humane techniques and tools for North American wildlife conflict management. The Foundation particularly welcomes projects in... GrantWatch ID#: 180984

Awards to USA Women for Outstanding Contributions to Volunteer Service and Community Needs

Deadline: 05/08/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding commitment to volunteer service and meeting community needs and concerns. Nominees will also be judged on their passion, the project's impact on addressing problems, and whether the activity's ... GrantWatch ID#: 180983

Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Above for Creating Positive Social Impact

Deadline: 05/12/17

Awards of $50,000 to USA and territories individuals over the age of 50 to recognize accomplishments in fostering positive social impacts. Strong consideration will be given to candidates working to address areas such as healthy living, caregiving, ... GrantWatch ID#: 180642

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Grants to USA Researchers for Research that Impacts the Field of Nonprofit and Association Management

Deadline: 06/01/17
LOI Date: 05/15/17

Grants of up to $7,500 to USA individual researchers to conduct research on improving nonprofit membership and member-based associations. A letter of intent is due May 15, 2017. Funding is intended to support research proposals that show the greates... GrantWatch ID#: 153686

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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers to Translate French Literature

Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants and awards to USA literary publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Consideration will be given to both fiction and non-fiction writings. Eligible liter... GrantWatch ID#: 179274

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to Postsecondary History Education

Deadline: 05/15/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding service to history education at a college or university. Nominations will be considered on behalf of individuals affiliated with two-year, four-year, and graduate schools a... GrantWatch ID#: 180732

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Diversity in the Historical Professions

Deadline: 05/15/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and academic institutions to recognize sustained efforts and initiatives to recruit and retain underrepresented ethnic and racial groups in the historical professions. Strong candidates will demon... GrantWatch ID#: 180735

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group Advancing the Public's Understanding of History

Deadline: 05/15/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group for contributions to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Nominations may be submitted for specific contributions to the file. This could include, for example, works a... GrantWatch ID#: 180736

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Groups, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Geography Education

Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants of $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, groups, school districts, universities, and public institutions for specific programs that enhance geography education in schools. Funding should be used to promote geographic literacy ... GrantWatch ID#: 180978

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Award to a USA Playwright for Writing a Dramatic Work That is Challenging, Passionate, and Fearless

Deadline: 05/15/17

Award of $45,000 to a USA playwright for writing a new play that is unique, bold, and fearless. Priority is given to submissions by playwrights of color, women, and first-time playwrights. Funding is intended for unproduced plays that are not main... GrantWatch ID#: 180988

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In-Kind Professional Development Grants to USA Teachers and School Counselors Working to Help Diverse Gifted Stud...

Deadline: 05/16/17

In-kind professional development grants to USA teachers, school psychologists, and school counselors who work in Title I schools and are new to the field of gifted education. The opportunity provides teachers with tools for identifying and understa... GrantWatch ID#: 160187

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Grants to USA Individual Writers for New Literary Works on Contemporary Visual Art

Deadline: 05/17/17

Grants to USA writers to create new works on contemporary visual arts. Grants are made to both established and emerging writers and can be in the categories of articles, blogs, books, new and alternative media, or short-form writing. Funding will ap... GrantWatch ID#: 150417

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Grants to USA Researchers for Studies on Treatment and Prevention of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Deadline: 09/15/17
LOI Date: 05/19/17

Grants to USA researchers for innovative, high-impact research on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, its treatment, and prevention. Priority is given to studies focusing on stem cells, molecular genetics, splicing factors, epigenetics, the microenvironment,... GrantWatch ID#: 180750

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Awards to USA High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetry, Fiction, and Literary Nonfiction Works

Deadline: 05/30/17

Awards of $200 to USA high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing poetry, fiction, and/or literary nonfiction works. The funding source will also acknowledge excellence in poetry writing with awa... GrantWatch ID#: 181066

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Awards to Monterey County, California Nonprofits and Individuals to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Arts

Deadline: 05/31/17

Awards to Monterey County, California nonprofits and individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to the arts and to making the community better for local residents through the arts. Nominees may be professionals, volunteers, educators, philan... GrantWatch ID#: 154552

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Grants to Livermore, California Arts Nonprofits and Individuals for Local Arts Initiatives

Deadline: 06/01/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Livermore, California individual artists, arts nonprofits, and other arts organizations to expand arts opportunities for the local community. Requests will be considered for a broad range of arts and cultural endeavors. ... GrantWatch ID#: 173821

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Grants to USA Pre-K-8 Teachers to Purchase Pets and Aquariums for their Classrooms

Deadline: 06/01/17

Grants to USA pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom teachers in both public and private schools for funding to support the purchase and care of pets or aquariums to be used in their classrooms for the purposes of teaching children about re... GrantWatch ID#: 176507

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Grants to USA Individual Artists and Writers for Projects Involving Antarctic Science Research and Interpretation

Deadline: 06/01/17

Grants to USA individual artists and writers to carry out projects that will increase the public’s appreciation and understanding of the Antarctic region. Applicants are encouraged to contact the program officer prior to applying. In additional to... GrantWatch ID#: 180942

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Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works That Promote Diversity

Deadline: 06/30/17
Conference Date: 06/01/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. An application workshop ... GrantWatch ID#: 177939

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHE Faculty and Research Organizations to Advance the Conventions Indus...

Deadline: 07/31/17
LOI Date: 06/15/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International university faculty and industry research organizations for projects that inform and enrich the business events and meetings community. LOIs are due June 15. The purpose of this ... GrantWatch ID#: 178501

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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for a Winning Video Featuring a Science Experiment

Deadline: 06/15/17

Awards of $1,000, $2,000, and $3,000 to USA, Canada, and International science researchers for a two-minute video of the scientist or a lab member performing a science experiment in the field or in the laboratory. The video must be able to explain t... GrantWatch ID#: 180140

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Grants to USA Individuals, IHEs, Research Institutions, Laboratories, and Agencies for Research on Food Safety

Deadline: 06/21/17

Grants to USA individuals, IHEs, research institutions, private organizations or corporations, Federal agencies, national laboratories, and State Agricultural Experiment Stations for food safety research, education, and extension projects. The focus... GrantWatch ID#: 161423

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Fellowships to USA Scholars to Conduct High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline: 06/28/17

Fellowships to USA scholars for high-level research and writings on ways to improve social and living conditions in the United States. Priority is given to research that falls in the areas of social inequality, behavioral economics, race, ethnicity,... GrantWatch ID#: 178482

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Grants to USA Scientists, Doctors, and Nurses for Research Focusing on the Health Needs of Children Born Prematur...

Deadline: 07/14/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA scientists, doctors, and nurses at USA-based universities, hospitals, and research institutions for research projects that focus on addressing both the long term and immediate health needs of children bor... GrantWatch ID#: 180927

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Fellowships to USA and Puerto Rico Veterans to Volunteer at Local Nonprofit Organizations

Deadline: 07/17/17

Fellowships to USA and Puerto Rico veterans to volunteer part time at local nonprofit organizations providing a broad range of services. Fellows are encouraged to choose a nonprofit they are passionate about. Fellowships involve 20 hours of service ... GrantWatch ID#: 179282

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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for an Innovative Idea to Positively Impact the World

Deadline: 07/31/17

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual to support an innovative idea that will catalyze positive global change. The prize winner will receive a large budget and technical support in order to launch their idea. Nominations will be consid... GrantWatch ID#: 180556

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

Deadline: 10/15/17

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. Pr... GrantWatch ID#: 173329

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Grants to USA and Canada Researchers for Social, Behavioral, Psychological, and Public Health Studies

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada faculty members at institutions of higher education, individuals affiliated with human service organizations, and post-doctoral students for research that seeks solutions to a range of social issues. Funding... GrantWatch ID#: 179737

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Grants to USA and Canada Women Entrepreneurs to Start a Business or Grow an Existing Business

Deadline: Ongoing
Conference Date: 03/14/18

Grants of $500 to USA and Canada women entrepreneurs to start a business or develop an existing business. One grant will be awarded each month. One of the 12 monthly winners will be awarded a $1,000 grant at the end of 2017. Funding is intended to h... GrantWatch ID#: 180647

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Awards to Recognize USA Individuals and Organizations for Efforts to Improve Justice

Deadline: Ongoing

Awards of $10,000 to recognize USA individuals and organizations for outstanding efforts to improve local, state, and federal systems of justice. These awards are intended to recognize and reward accomplishments in the following categories: - L... GrantWatch ID#: 154371

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