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Maine Literacy Grants:  59 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Maine.

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Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended for well-researched, humanities-based books that explor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International literary artists, music compers, and visual artists to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished housing rent-free and with utilities paid on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setti...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/19/20

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206

In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Agencies and Institutions to Encourage Reading Among Children...

Deadline 01/31/20

In-kind donations of books to USA agencies and institutions to encourage reading among children and youth. The reading books are intended to enrich the lives of children in homeless shelters, preschool programs, charter schools, underfunded libraries, and other community organizations. Eligible applicants such as libraries...

GrantWatch ID#: 149418

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research purposes;...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

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
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Award to a USA Library to Recognize Exemplary Community Programming

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Holocaust Research and Writing

Deadline 02/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada or International individual for scholarly research and writing on the Holocaust. Only books containing new research on the Holocaust, or its antecedents and aftermath, will be considered. Research accuracy, methodology, scholarship, literary merit, originality, and importance of the research topic ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in a...

Deadline 02/03/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Proposals written for ethnic media as well as those subm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Grants to Maine Nonprofit Arts, Medical, and Educational Organizations for Programs in Arts a...

Deadline 02/10/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, hospitals, clinics, medical research organizations, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions for programs in the areas of arts and culture, medical care, and education. Applications are primarily considered from Southern Maine, while secondary pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180625

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

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 02/11/20

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
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Award to a USA Individual or Nonprofit for Efforts that Promote an Appreciation of Reading

Deadline 02/13/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA individual or nonprofit organization to recognize the development of an innovative method of promoting and sustaining a lifelong love of reading among local community members. Prize money will be awarded to programs that engage new audiences and inspire readers from a wide range of backgrounds. In...

GrantWatch ID#: 178958
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Combat Discrimination and Racia...

Deadline 02/13/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for activities addressing racial inequity. Funding is intended for innovative and impactful projects that offer fresh perspectives on racism and provide solutions to discrimination and inequity. Applications will be accepted from professionals such as activists, law...

GrantWatch ID#: 187665
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Grant to a USA Individual to Attend a Library Career Development Event

Deadline 02/15/20

Grant of up to $1,000 to a USA individual to attend an educational or career development conference or activity on library and information services. Eligible programs must be offered by the funding source or by another eligible association. Funding is intended to help the librarian or library professional to keep current i...

GrantWatch ID#: 174858
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Grants to USA and Territories PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/16/20

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA and territories preK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that, although many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, school libraries are still offering children good books to read. Appl...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Libraries in Eligible States for Adult Education

Deadline 02/20/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities, and public libraries who provide literacy programs in states where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for organizations that provide education service to adults in one of the foll...

GrantWatch ID#: 167825

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Libraries in Eligible States to Promote Literac...

Deadline 02/20/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities, and public libraries in states where the funding source has a business presence for services and programs that promote education and literacy for adults and children. Funding is intended for adult education i...

GrantWatch ID#: 167826
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries in Eligible Regions for PreK-12 Summer Lite...

Deadline 02/20/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries in eligible regions to implement or expand summer reading programs. Eligible organizations will serve residents of and be located in the Funding Source's area of service. Funding is intended for programs that target Pre-K-12th grade students, below grade level r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167827
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Projects that Promote an Appreciation of Architecture

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career. Grants may be used for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20 Conference Date: 03/09/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165538
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Grants to USA IHE Faculty for the Development of Curricula Related to Interreligious Themes

Deadline 03/16/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA university and college faculty across a range of disciplines to promote the development of interreligious coursework. Funding may be used to create or revise innovative undergraduate curricula. Grant awards are intended to support grantees for the time and energy it takes to create or revise a...

GrantWatch ID#: 185465
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Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in New England States to Enhance Access to Health ...

Deadline 03/20/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA libraries and organizations in Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island that are funding source member institutions to enhance access to health and biomedical resources. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that improve data management, biomedi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159818
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Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in New England States to Improve Health Informatio...

Deadline 03/20/20

Grants of up to $7,000 to USA libraries and organizations in Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island to improve access to online health materials. Funding is intended to support projects to replace, upgrade, and adopt technologies, strengthen communications and connectivity for health (i...

GrantWatch ID#: 185355
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Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in New England States to Develop Health Information...

Deadline 03/20/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA libraries and organizations in Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island that are funding source member institutions to develop training and educational programs related to health information. Funding is intended to support instructional programs that improve ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185356
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Grants to USA Organizations in Eligible New England States for Projects that Advance Health I...

Deadline 03/20/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to New England libraries and member organizations in Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont for collaborative activities that improve health information resources. Funding is intended to support short-term outreach projects that involve advancing health informati...

GrantWatch ID#: 185357

Grants to Maine Local Governments for Community Services to Benefit Residents in Eligible Re...

Deadline 05/01/20 LOI Date: 03/27/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Maine local governments for a range of community services to meet the needs of residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for a wide range of programs to benefit low- and moderate-income persons. All units of ge...

GrantWatch ID#: 182881
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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
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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
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for a Range of Programs that Benefit the Residents of...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Maine nonprofits, agencies, and institutions providing community and social services to the residents of Buxton and the surrounding areas. Funding is intended to support local fire and police departments, schools, parks and recreational facilities, libraries and museums, shelters for children, people who are home...

GrantWatch ID#: 179066

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Children and Youth At-Risk

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations for programs that address the needs of youth-at-risk. Funding is intended to provide living essentials that impact children and youth in areas served by the funding source. Eligible communities include Portland, Scarborough, Brunswick, Gray, Turner, Lisbon Falls, Aubu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179064
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Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/20

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
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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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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/01/20

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, and religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Preference will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or vi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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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
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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 Nonprofits for Adult Education and Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support new and existing education and literacy programs for adults. Funding is intended to teach literacy skills that will allow adult students to grow, communicate, and thrive. Funding requests must align with the Foundation’s mission: "Supporting adult and fami...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183
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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
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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
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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