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California Grants for Individuals:  228 Individual Grants for California.

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Grants to USA Researchers, Teachers, and Scholars for Advanced Humanities Research

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants of $6,000 to USA individual teachers, scholars, and researchers to support scholarly research in the humanities disciplines. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support two months of full-time work and may support recipients’ compensation, travel, and other costs relat...

GrantWatch ID#: 151116

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Individuals to Advance Knowledge of Organic Agriculture

Deadline 08/16/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico individuals to conduct research related to organic agriculture and food systems. Projects must involve ranchers or farmers in the design and implementation of the project. Research must take place on certified organic land, ideally on working organic farms or ranches.

GrantWatch ID#: 177459

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Researcher for Advanced Work in the Study of Lupus

Deadline 08/16/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International researcher for advanced work in the study of lupus. The award is granted to a basic or clinical investigator who has a body of work over at least 15 years which advances the understanding of the diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, pathophysiology, or etiology of lupus.

GrantWatch ID#: 186497

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Physician to Recognize Achievements in the Study of ...

Deadline 08/16/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International physician to recognize achievements in lupus research. The award is granted to an Assistant or Associate Professor who is conducting original academic or clinical research in basic science, translation, or clinical care in the field of lupus.

GrantWatch ID#: 186498

Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural ...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support performances at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals outside of the United States. Funding is intended to support performances representing all performing arts discipli...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881

Grants to USA Individuals Affiliated with CBOs, Agencies, and Institutions to Prevent Agricul...

Deadline 08/19/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA individuals affiliated with community-based organizations, public and private institutions, units of local and state government, and tribal governments for pilot projects and small-scale studies addressing the prevention of agriculture related injuries and diseases for children up to age 18.

GrantWatch ID#: 173147

Grants to USA Researchers for Computational Research on Economic Social Sciences Issues

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/19/19

Grants to USA researchers to support social sciences research addressing behavioral economics, social inequality, the future of the workforce, immigration, race, and ethnicity. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. This program supports the use of new data and analysis methods to examine qu...

GrantWatch ID#: 183561

Grants to USA PhDs in All Social Sciences for Research Related to Human Behavior and Decision...

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/19/19

Grants to USA PhDs for original, wide-ranging research in all areas of social science that relate to decision making. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent before applying. Funding is intended for research into the processes and contexts of decision making, as well as the causes and effects, from an alternative or beha...

GrantWatch ID#: 184900

Grants to USA Artists to Support the Creation of Artistic Works

Deadline 08/20/19

Grants averaging $250 to USA and territories artists for creative projects. Funding is intended to assist with expenses such as recording studio time, performances, art supplies, exhibits, project-related expenses, and residencies. This grant is open to artists of any discipline. Funding is intended to support artists who ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186359

Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/21/19

Grants to USA scholars for behavioral economics research that draws from economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Projects must examine and seek to improve the social and living conditions within the nation. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Scholars for Research on the Impact of Politics and Social Trends on Immigration

Deadline 11/21/19 LOI Date: 08/21/19

Grants to USA scholars for innovative research addressing how political and social trends impact immigrants and immigration. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Possible research topics include legal status, naturalization and citizenship, mixed-ancestry, ethnic identity, integration, race...

GrantWatch ID#: 183562

Grants to USA Academics and Professionals for Research and Teaching Opportunities Abroad

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/21/19

Grants to USA academics and professionals to participate in research and teaching in a broad range of disciplines. Funding will support work at qualifying institutions, research centers, and organizations throughout the world. Opportunities are open to university and college faculty and administrators, as well as artists, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159878

Grants to San Francisco Bay Area, California Artists and Organizations for Theater Projects ...

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/21/19

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California professionally oriented theatre artists and small organizations for theater projects and capacity building. Funding is intended to encourage creative, impactful, and risk-taking artistic projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 181128

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/23/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Some applicants are asked to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from a...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530

Fellowship to a USA Undergraduate or Graduate Student of Color to Work in the Nonprofit Sect...

Deadline 08/23/19

Fellowship to a USA undergraduate or graduate student from an underrepresented community of color seeking to gain experience in the philanthropy, nonprofit, and social enterprise sector. The fellow will work part-time at the Funding Source’s Washington, DC office and participate in the Philanthropy and Social Innovation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180296

Opportunity for USA Artists and Design Professionals to Participate in a Placemaking Design ...

Deadline 08/23/19

Opportunity for USA artists, teams of artists, engineers, architects, landscape architects, planners, and urban, product, and industrial designers to compete for a $50,000 to $90,000 prize to design a creative placemaking project for a pre-selected site in Washington, DC. Eligible contest participants will plan, construct,...

GrantWatch ID#: 186477

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Share Innovative and Unique Ide...

Deadline 08/27/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to attend a multi-disciplinary conference centered around the sharing of innovative ideas. Fellows represent a broad range of fields, and may include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, scientists, human rights activities, NGO leaders, artists, inventors, and ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 173665

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects that Promote Collabor...

Deadline 09/20/19 Conference Date: 08/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Bay Area, California artists and nonprofit arts organizations for arts projects and programs that promote arts access and training, stability, and collaboration. Funding is intended for projects in the disciplines of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts. Applicants mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists for Arts Education Programs in Santa B...

Deadline 10/25/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants to California nonprofits, schools, and artists to build partnerships and provide resources that focus on performing arts exposure and education for youth within Santa Barbara County. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding must support programs for students in grades kindergarte...

GrantWatch ID#: 173787

Grants to Northern California Peace Corp Volunteers and Former Volunteers for Community Deve...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to Northern California Peace Corp volunteers and returned volunteers to support domestic and international community development projects. The funding source looks for opportunities to support total project costs, to fund start-up project costs, and to expand or replicate a successful project.

GrantWatch ID#: 159511

Fellowships to USA Members and Descendants of Native American Tribes, and Hawaii and Alaska N...

Deadline 08/31/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA individual members and descendants of a Native American tribe, and Alaska and Hawaii Natives, to sustain, preserve, and share cultural knowledge. The program will provide recipients with both financial and technical support. Recipients will be offered tools, resources, and capital to buil...

GrantWatch ID#: 174413

Fellowships to USA Native Artists for Professional Development and Cultural Heritage Preserva...

Deadline 08/31/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA individual Native artists for self-directed programs to enhance their business skills and preserve their cultural knowledge. Fellowships are intended to provide individualized technical assistance, professional development guidance, and working capital to begin or expand an arts business....

GrantWatch ID#: 174427

Grants to USA Researchers at Nonprofit Institutions for Research to Identify New Treatments o...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to USA researchers at nonprofit institutions for research projects that aim to identify new treatments or cures for cancer. The funding source particularly encourages grant applications for a one year period that will allow establishment of capabilities of new cancer researchers, or new cancer approaches by establi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182925

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Groups, and Affiliated Societies to Ho...

Deadline 09/01/19

Awards of $250 and awards of $500 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, groups, organizations, and societies affiliated with the Funding Source to recognize outstanding achievements in the conservation of orchids. At least one of the $500 prizes will honor conservation efforts benefiting orchid species native to t...

GrantWatch ID#: 159984

Fellowships to USA and Japan Individuals for Multidisciplinary Research on Security, Sustain...

Deadline 09/01/19

Fellowships to USA and Japan scholars and professionals to support multidisciplinary research related to topics of global concern. Possible research themes include security, sustainable development, governance and civic participation, and social, cultural, and scientific trends and transformations. The purpose of this pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 160774
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Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits to Provide Arts for the Underserved in Santa Cla...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to California individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations for projects and activities that provide increased access to arts opportunities for the diverse cultural communities and underserved populations of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Eligible projects must fit into one of six categories (Arts Educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173162

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists to Promote the Arts of Osage Nation and Na...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses to promote the arts of the Osage Nation and Native American Culture. This program enables Osage artists, as well as Osage-related arts-oriented organizations, to carry out a wide range of arts activities. Priorities for Funding:...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610

Grants to Livermore, California Arts Organizations, Nonprofits, and Artists for Local Arts I...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Livermore, California individual artists, arts organizations, and arts nonprofits to enhance and expand programs and services that increase access to the arts. Funding is intended to support a wide range of artistic activities that provide cultural enrichment to the local community.

GrantWatch ID#: 173821

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Postdoc Investigators for Macular Degeneration...

Deadline 09/01/19

Fellowships of $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International postdoctoral researchers affiliated with nonprofit or academic institutions for studies that address macular degeneration disorders related to aging. Funding is intended for two types of grants: Basic research in the comprehension of age-related macular degeneration ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181966

Grants to Livermore, California Artists and Organizations for Local Arts Programming

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Livermore, California artists and artistic organizations to increase arts opportunities and programming for the cultural enrichment of local residents. Funding is intended to support programs and projects in areas such as theater, dance, heritage, visual arts, media, new media, film, and infrastr...

GrantWatch ID#: 185996
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Woman for Outstanding Achievement and Ongoing Work i...

Deadline 09/02/19

Award of $20,000 to a USA, Canada, or International woman to acknowledge exceptional achievement in the area of human rights and to allow the recipient to continue her efforts. Funding is intended to recognize the recipient's accomplishments, which are often achieved at great personal risk, and to enhance her ability to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 163525

Awards to East Bay, California Nonprofits, Individuals, and Businesses to Recognize Contribut...

Deadline 09/04/19

Awards to East Bay, California individuals, youth, service organizations, and businesses in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties to honor exemplary contributions towards making the local community a more vibrant place. This award program was established to acknowledge businesses, leaders, and organizations who have given gene...

GrantWatch ID#: 160591
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Women Journalists for Investigative Reporting and C...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants averaging $10,000 to USA, Canada, and international women journalists for projects that focus on media development initiatives, investigative reporting, and educational opportunities. The purpose of this fund is to advance the role of women in news media, promote transparency, and contribute to a diversity of voices.

GrantWatch ID#: 173189

Grants to USA Orthopedic Surgery Residents to Conduct Research Projects

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA orthopedic surgery residents at recognized orthopedic programs to support research projects and related expenses. Eligible projects must be free-standing, even if they are part of a larger work. For laboratory and clinical projects, such as outcome studies, applicants must describe clinical re...

GrantWatch ID#: 184170

Grants to USA and Canada Physician Investigators to Support Efforts Related to Lymphoma Trea...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants to USA and Canada early career investigators to support efforts related to lymphoma treatment and research. Funding is intended to support advanced-fellow and junior-faculty physician researchers who are involved in developing new lymphoma therapies and diagnostic tools. The goal of the program is to prepare physici...

GrantWatch ID#: 186434
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Grants to USA and Canada MDs and PhDs for Research Related to the Treatment and Prevention of...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants to USA and Canada researchers with an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree for research related to lymphoma. Funding is intended to support advanced-fellow and postdoctoral researchers in clinic-based or laboratory research that is relevant to the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186435

In-Kind Grants of Training and Mentorship Related to Lymphoma Research to USA and Canada Fel...

Deadline 09/05/19

In-kind grants of mentoring, training, and medical education to USA and Canada hematology and oncology fellows and junior faculty members for research related to lymphoma. Grants are intended for participation in a two-year program that provides education related to clinical research and career development, as well as care...

GrantWatch ID#: 186436
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Opportunity for USA Jewish Nonprofit Entrepreneurs to Receive Funding and Participate in a Me...

Deadline 09/05/19

Opportunity for USA Jewish nonprofit entrepreneurs that serve the North American Jewish community to receive funding of $25,000, and to participate in a mentoring and education program. The program supports ventures that provide services and goods to the Orthodox community in ways that are related to its unique cultural or...

GrantWatch ID#: 186611
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Grants to Santa Clara County, California Organizations, IHEs, and Artists for Innovative Art...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants of $10,000 to Santa Clara County, California nonprofit and for-profit organizations, individual artists, and IHE departments for innovative and entrepreneurial creative arts initiatives. Funding is intended to test and professionally develop new programs and messages that resonate with potential donors and audiences...

GrantWatch ID#: 179937
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Grants to USA Investigators at Nonprofits, IHEs, For-Profits, and Agencies for Clinical Tria...

Deadline 11/08/19 LOI Date: 09/08/19

Grants to USA and territories principal investigators affiliated with nonprofits, IHEs, for-profits, local, state, and Tribal governments, school districts, and organizations for clinical trial-based research projects on tobacco regulations. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183688
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Wildlife Research and Conservation

Deadline 09/09/19

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International investigators affiliated with academic institutions, nonprofit or conservation organizations, or accredited zoos for wildlife conservation efforts. The purpose of this program is to enhance understanding of endangered, threatened, and rare species and their habitats,...

GrantWatch ID#: 167261
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In-Kind Grants to USA Individuals and Groups for Youth-Led Community Service Projects

Deadline 09/09/19

In-Kind Grants of $200 gift cards to USA individuals and community, school, and nonprofit groups for youth-led community service projects. Funding is intended to support service campaigns for animals, people, and the environment. Successful applications will demonstrate elements of service learning, youth leadership, and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179276
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Short-Term Research Projects that Fo...

Deadline 09/11/19 LOI Date: 09/09/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International investigators who are working at established institutions for short-term support of preliminary research projects that focus on multiple sclerosis. Pre-applications are due prior to submitting a full application. Funding will be provided for research projects relat...

GrantWatch ID#: 181716
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Agencies, and Individuals for STEM Education in...

Deadline 11/06/19 Conference Date: 09/10/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, government agencies, and individuals to strengthen the quality of informal STEM education for the general public and professional audiences. Funding is available for a broad range of project types that allow public audiences to engage with STEM learning. Projects may also involv...

GrantWatch ID#: 154919

Fellowships to USA Independent Artists and Collectives for the Collaborative Promotion of Ar...

Deadline 10/16/19 Conference Date: 09/10/19

Fellowships of $20,000 to USA independent artists and arts collectives for collaborative opportunities to promote art projects that encourage social engagement. Funding is intended to support artists in creating structures, experiences, and exchanges that inspire audiences, highlight seemingly intractable social problems, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162428
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Postdoctoral Fellows and Medical Students for Auti...

Deadline 12/02/19 Conference Date: 09/11/19

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate (predoctoral) students and medical students, and grants of $35,000 to postdoctoral scholars, for research activities related to autism spectrum disorders. Funding is intended for training programs that are scientifically linked to autism but the scope may be broa...

GrantWatch ID#: 174606
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/12/19

Fellowships of $77,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Fellows will be based in Greater Boston during their fellowship and will be required to regularly share their work in progress. Applications are welcom...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Fellowships to Early Career Conservation Scientists at USA Institutions to Participate in a P...

Deadline 09/13/19

Fellowships to early-career conservation scientists based at USA institutions for a two-year post-doctoral research program. Eligible scientists may be from any nationality. This fellowship program is intended to strengthen the skills of leading scientists through two years of applied post-doctoral research supplemented by...

GrantWatch ID#: 181857
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Interior Design Research Projects

Deadline 09/13/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and international researchers for research projects that address gaps in industry knowledge. Funding is intended for research that can ultimately be developed into educational resources and disseminated throughout the design community, for the benefit of everyone.

GrantWatch ID#: 186556
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Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers for Innovative Classroom Projects Related to Agriculture

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of $500 to USA PreK-12 teachers to enhance student understanding of agriculture by incorporating agricultural lessons into the core curriculum. Funding may be used for agricultural literacy, embryology projects, school gardens, and aquaculture projects. Teachers may propose creative classroom projects that use agric...

GrantWatch ID#: 160271