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Maine Literacy Grants:  65 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Maine.

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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 to USA Nonprofit Institutions and Agencies for the Professional Development of Librar...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit institutions and state and local government agencies to enhance libraries through the professional development and training of library employees. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application and should register online several weeks before applying. Funding is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

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 USA Nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and Agencies to Create Community-Service Senio...

Deadline 09/25/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants starting at approximately $40,000 to USA and Territories nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers, 55 years and older. Funding is intended for volunteer programs with a focus on the following areas of interest: ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

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

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, Canada, and International Teachers to Attend a Professional Development Works...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $750 to USA, Canada, and International early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of young adult literature, as well as how they intend to use young adults boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250

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 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
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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
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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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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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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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and Commercial Publishers to Fund Scholar...

Deadline 12/15/19 LOI Date: 09/15/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit or commercial publishers to help produce or translate scholarly manuscripts addressing the subjects of American art history, visual studies, and related topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for manuscripts that are b...

GrantWatch ID#: 173002
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Fellowships to USA and Canada Scholars, Writers, Artists, and Scientists to Advance Work in ...

Deadline 09/16/19

Fellowships to USA and Canada individual scholars, writers, artists, and scientists in advanced stages of their career to support work in various fields. Funding is intended for professionals with a significant record of publication, exhibition, or performance who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive schol...

GrantWatch ID#: 150420
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Improve the Quality of Library...

Deadline 03/30/20 Conference Date: 09/17/19 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must complete required registrations and submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Capacity Building and Professional Development at ...

Deadline 11/15/19 Conference Date: 09/19/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for institutional capacity building projects at African American museums. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is also intended for professional development opportunities for staff...

GrantWatch ID#: 162642
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics, Writers, Scholars, and Artists for ...

Deadline 09/27/19

Fellowships of $75,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, scholars, journalists, creative writers, and visual artists whose work will benefit from access to a collection in New York City. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about literature and scholarship.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals to Preserve North American Music

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals to preserve and archive music and other recorded sounds that are representative of North American heritage. Funding is also available for scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human cond...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543

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
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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
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Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize their Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 10/21/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, school, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize librarians for going above and beyond their role as librarian and improving lives in their communities. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273
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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 and Public Agencies in Eligible Communities for Crime Prevention Pro...

Deadline 10/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and public agencies in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence for crime prevention programs. Applicants must contact local program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that are focused on preventing crime and promoting community safety activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 186559
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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 Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Japanese Studies

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions to support Japanese Studies programs. Funding is intended for innovative programs promoting Japanese studies, to promote interest in Japanese studies at newer and small institutions without an established Japanese studies program or with insufficient r...

GrantWatch ID#: 162188
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Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Support the Expansion of Japanese Studies Progr...

Deadline 11/01/19

Matching grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for programs that promote the expansion and growth of Japanese Studies throughout the country. Funding is intended to support faculty compensation, travel costs, teaching and research materials, conferences, honoraria for lectures, and student expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 162189
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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 to Maine Arts Nonprofits, Colleges, and Hospitals for Cultural, Educational, and Healt...

Deadline 11/10/19

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, and Institutions to Improve the Quality of Investigative Reporting

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Special Opportunities. Priority will be given to programs focusing on ethics and new media.

GrantWatch ID#: 179644
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Grants to USA and Canada Libraries for Programs that Benefit People with Autism

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada libraries for services, projects, and programs that benefit people with autism of all ages or their families. Funding is intended for the purchase program materials, to hire a trainer to present a workshop, or to pay for staff coverage. Applicants may propose to initiate a new, crea...

GrantWatch ID#: 165935
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 12/01/19

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 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

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