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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research Related to Reading and...

Deadline 08/29/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, public and private agencies, and IHEs for research related to reading and math outcomes for schools in the country's education system. Applicants must leave several weeks to complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 186238

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

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants and in-kind grants of books to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries. These funds are provided to the individual teacher and not the...

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

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

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/19 LOI Date: 08/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

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

Deadline 08/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Grants to Maine Arts Nonprofits, Colleges, and Hospitals for Cultural, Educational, and Healt...

Deadline 08/10/19

Grants to Maine nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, hospitals, clinics, and medical research organizations, and colleges and universities, and other educational institutions for programs and projects that focus on the areas of arts, medical care, and education. Applications are primarily considered from Southern Ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 180625

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Projects Serving Public Audiences

Deadline 08/14/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for a range of humanities projects serving the general public. Funding is intended for in-person programs and projects that explore humanities disciplines, including literature, history, ethics, and art history. This program supports projects in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Scholarship and Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation's citizens. Funding is intended to support scholarship resulting in the publication of policy papers, journal articles, and books. The Foundation will also f...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

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

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Financial Education and Community Dev...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits for programs and projects that promote education, particularly in the area of financial literacy, in communities where the funding source operates. Funding priority will also be provided for community and economic development programs and initiatives, including programs that promote job creation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects and Programs That Advance Gi...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for work in developing countries that furthers schooling for girls and young women. Funding is intended to support girls in elementary and secondary schools. Funding is available for two types of grants: The Girls' Education Community Grant and the Girls' Education Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 161907
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture and design; cultural history, the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317

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

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for a mobile lending library serving underserved children and youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

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

Grants to USA Nonprofit Educational Institutions to Purchase Learning Materials for Japanese...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit educational institutions to purchase materials in support of Japanese-language programs. Applicants must notify the funding source of their intent to apply. Funding is intended to be used for teaching materials such as dictionaries, textbooks, audio-video materials, digital learning ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152885
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 09/27/19

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for Re...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. This opportunity will provide access to a world-class library and collections for independent research. Specifically, recipients are in residence at...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Profession

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and achievements within the field. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians whose actions represent the highest service goals within the profession. These include the following: -Free access to information for all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for the Preservation of Historical Archives

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to Maine nonprofits, local governments, and state agencies to promote the preservation of and access to significant historical records. Funding is intended to support works related to extraordinary collections of statewide significance, as well as projects demonstrating strong collabora...

GrantWatch ID#: 175598
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In-Kind Grants to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas for New Children's Books

Deadline 10/01/19

In-kind grants valued at $400 to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Small Projects Related to the Preservation of His...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations and government agencies to preserve historical archive collections and improve public access to archival resources. Funding is intended for projects that involve basic preservation, archival inventory and organization, preservation, and digitization. Any subject area ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179589

Awards to USA K-12 Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in Schools

Deadline 10/04/19

Awards to USA K-12 public, charter, and private school or school district educators and employees to recognize leadership, positive influence, and professional excellence. The purpose of the program is to honor teachers and staff that significantly benefit schools and their students. To be considered for LifeChanger of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015
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Award to a USA, Territories, and Canada Author for a Scholarly Book or Catalog About Costume ...

Deadline 10/15/19

Award of $750 to a USA, Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), or Canada author for a published book or exhibition catalog that contributes significantly to the study of costume and research related to dress. Funding is intended for material that makes a considerable contribution to the analysis of costume, d...

GrantWatch ID#: 150317
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 10/15/19

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Schools for Community Services, Arts, and Li...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $50,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools for activities that address the root causes or consequences of environmental and social problems throughout the State. Funding is intended to support requests in the areas of literacy, the arts, and community services. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 176557

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Direct Services that Benefit Youth-At-Risk

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations for direct services that support youth-at-risk. Funding is intended for organizations that can demonstrate measurable outcomes and sustainable long-term benefits for youth-at-risk. Grants are intended for direct services such as: - After-school and mentoring progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 179064
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts Programs Serving Older Adults

Deadline 10/17/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations and municipal, county, and tribal governments to develop participatory arts programming to benefit older adults. Funding may be used to hire select teaching artists to work with seniors in a broad range of community settings, including senior centers, libraries, arts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170977

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Public Arts and Humanities Projects

Deadline 10/17/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for public programs and projects that combine both humanities and arts disciplines. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for activities that engage the public in a participatory and creative man...

GrantWatch ID#: 177766

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/23/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of resources include indexes, reading lists, and webliographies. Grants are intended to cover preparation costs appropriate to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274

Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, and higher learning. A suitable sponsorship is one tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Adult and Family Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for adult and family literacy programs. Funding is intended to expand and develop literacy and educational programs in an effort to combat adult illiteracy. Funds may be requested in the following categories: - General - Capital - Operating Support -...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Public Agencies for Scie...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities. The funding source makes grants in two primary areas: (1) to advance science education, and (2) to invest in strengthening communities w...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494
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Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one either the International Reading Association or Readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167

Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. In addition to the regular grants program, a limited number of catastrophic...

GrantWatch ID#: 162395
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Education, Personal Development, and Hum...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs that strengthen the human spirit and promote personal integrity. The Foundation supports organizations concentrated on character development throug...

GrantWatch ID#: 163333
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638

In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also be presented to children to take home.

GrantWatch ID#: 164232

In-Kind Book Donations to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students. Through this program, schools are awarded children's books and related educational resources that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Democracy, and Jewish Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for valuable contributions in the areas of democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, the environment, health and recreation, Jewish community programming, and reproductive health and rights. Interests, priorities, and geographic restrictions for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373