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Maine Nutrition Grants, Food Assistance Grants:  58 Nutrition Grants for Maine.

Grants for food pantries, food assistance programs, and school and community nutrition and exercise programs.

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Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Promote Recreation and Nutrition

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA K-12 schools for projects and initiatives that support recreational activities and nutrition-based programming. Funding is intended to help schools promote healthy choices, and to increase physical activity and nutrition initiatives while promoting students’ social emotional learning. Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Archaeological Exp...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that h...

GrantWatch ID#: 187197

Grants to USA IHEs to Enhance Education Related to Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and...

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants to USA and Territories colleges and universities to offer quality undergraduate and graduate degree tracks that will strengthen the country's agricultural and food-related professional and scientific workforce. Applicants should contact program staff and register with the grant portal prior to applying. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 181100
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In-kind Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Support Gardening Initiatives

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to support gardening initiatives. Grantees will be awarded gift cards and supplies. Funding is intended to promote food security, healthy eating, sustainable food sources, neighborhood beautification, and community agricultural and environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#: 179664

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Individuals for Research That Benefits Children

Deadline 08/15/20 Conference Date: 04/06/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, public governmental institutions, and individuals for research projects that emphasize health and nutrition for infants and young children. Applicants must submit a brief summary of the project prior to the full proposal. Priority funding is intended for research...

GrantWatch ID#: 176904

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Grants to a USA Research Center, Faith-Based or Community Organization, or Tribe for Research...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to a USA public or private research center, faith-based or community organization, or tribe to develop a network that will facilitate and coordinate research and studies related to autism. Funding is intended to establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multi-center research platform for scientific collaboration ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188024

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Psychology Projects that Address Socia...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and international graduate students and early-career researchers affiliated with qualifying nonprofits, government agencies, or institutions for innovative projects in psychology. Funding is intended to support education, intervention, and research projects that use psychology to add...

GrantWatch ID#: 178423

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. Eligible communities are located in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180369
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Injured Military Veterans

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of injured military veterans and their families. Funding is intended to support a range of services and programs including, but not limited to, therapeutic and recreational activities, career training and education, rehabilitation programs, shelters for the homeles...

GrantWatch ID#: 179275

Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits, and California Nonprofits and Schools for C...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA Tribal governments and Tribal nonprofits, and grants to California nonprofits, IHEs, schools, and school districts in eligible regions to address community needs. Program areas include health, education, basic needs, community development, and culture. San Manuel’s charitable giving program supports organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293
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Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 05/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardship.

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Local Agriculture

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments and agricultural businesses, associations, cooperatives, and networks to enhance food markets and businesses, improve agricultural products and direct producer-to-consumer markets, sales, and activities. Required registrations ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 171588
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Grants to New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Ar...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to meet the urgent needs of vulnerable populations resulting from the COVID-19/Coronavirus crisis. Funding is intended to support nonprofits as they assist underprivileged residents and communities. Funded ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Development Projects to Enhance the Welfare of You...

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects aimed to enhance the welfare of infants and children up to age seven. Funding is intended to support research projects in early childhood play and education, early childhood welfare, and parenting education.

GrantWatch ID#: 181620

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for PreK-12 Agriculture Programs

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations for programs that enhance agriculture education and increase awareness for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Funding is intended to integrate agricultural concepts into the school curricula, and to support knowledge related to the state and national food and fiber system.

GrantWatch ID#: 181167
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Awards to USA Women to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Community-Related Volunteer Servi...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $10,000 and one award of an additional $25,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding commitment to community-related volunteer service. Award funds will be donated to a charitable organization of the honoree's choice. Relevant types of volunteer work include meeting unmet community needs, providing unique solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 180983
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Enhance the Lives of Chi...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits in eligible states for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs that benefit women and children. Support is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Energy Efficiency, Conservation, and Urban F...

Deadline 07/31/20 LOI Date: 07/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple States for preserving, restoring, and protecting the natural environment, as well as strengthening the social fabric and physical landscape of local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to nonprofits in Alabama, Connecticut, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171524
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Benefit Underserved Communities

Deadline 10/01/20 LOI Date: 07/15/20

Grants starting at $50,000 to New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Florida, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects, operating support, and capital funding that will benefit underserved communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181397
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes to Address Community Needs

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and faith-based organizations to benefit the community. Focus areas include animals, health care, basic needs for underserved populations, environment, and public radio and television. The Foundation makes grants throughout Maine, but has a p...

GrantWatch ID#: 178891

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Agencies to Support Elderly Populations Impacted by Nat...

Deadline 09/07/20

Grants to USA tribal organizations and state agencies to support elderly populations impacted by natural disasters. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. Funding amounts will be determined according to the number ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164593

Grants to USA and Canada PhD Students to Support Research Projects on Human Services

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada PhD students to support research about issues related to human services. The purpose of funding is to assist with expenses related to presenting a dissertation on topics related to the well-being of families, adults, children, and communities. Eligible research projects will focus o...

GrantWatch ID#: 179600

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Students to Develop Practical, Innovative Solu...

Deadline 05/01/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International students and teams of students ages 4-18 to participate in a competition to develop innovative solutions to global problems. The competition was designed to inspire youth from around the world to solve real-life problems using creativity, kindness, and collaboration. Finalists...

GrantWatch ID#: 180979

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits Working to Eradicate Childhood Hunger

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that eradicate childhood hunger in communities where the funding source has a business presence. This program seeks organizations working to ensure that every child in the United States has access to a nutritious breakfast every day. The Hunger Is Campaign is proprieta...

GrantWatch ID#: 149336

Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeastern States for Nutrition, Health, and Education

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont nonprofit organizations in the funding source's service area to create and sustain healthy communities. Support is given to programs in the areas of root causes that impact the quality of life for people in the region. Focus is placed on the core componen...

GrantWatch ID#: 162213

Grants to USA Organizations for Programs for Healthcare, Religion, Underserved Youth, and Mil...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA organizations for programs supporting healthcare, organized religion, youth, underserved and underprivileged groups, and military members and their families. Funding is intended to support healthcare organizations conducting medical research, organizations tending to and filling the needs of disabled peop...

GrantWatch ID#: 162305

Opportunity for USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Join a Program to Improve the Health an...

Deadline Ongoing

Opportunity for USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states to participate in a program that focuses on improving the health and well-being of children in local communities. Successful applicants will be added to a pool of charities that receive funds from the rounded up amounts of customers' purchases.

GrantWatch ID#: 162524

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Social Service, Economic D...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for charitable programs and projects that focus on the areas of education, social services, community and economic development, and the environment. The funding source considers requests for operating, program, capital, or endowm...

GrantWatch ID#: 162542
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Economic Empowerment, and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $75,000 USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to identify and develop innovative solutions to socioeconomic challenges in underserved communities. Funding areas include education, economic empowerment, and basic human needs. Evaluation criteria include: - Addresses a Significant Socia...

GrantWatch ID#: 162819
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In-Kind Grants to New Hampshire and Maine K-12 Schools and Nonprofits to Plant Educational Fr...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants to New Hampshire and Maine K-12 public schools and nonprofits to establish environmental and educational orchards. School orchards may receive apple, pear, plum, and peach trees along with educational signs and workshops for school students, teachers, and families. The funding source plants educational o...

GrantWatch ID#: 163836

Grants to USA Organizations and Fire Departments to Respond to Fires and Other Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA organizations and fire departments to respond to fires and disasters and offer assistance to victims. Individuals impacted by a fire or disaster may also apply for financial assistance. Organizations may request funding for services to victims, as well as educational programs. Fire departments may request fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 164234

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, Disabilities, Disaster Relief, Education, Health, a...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $250 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on disaster relief, basic needs, disabilities, education, health and wellness, and Japanese-American cross cultural enrichment. Generally, the Foundation prefers to fund specific programs rather than general operating requests. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 164770

Grants to USA Nonprofits in New England for New Community-Based Environmental Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit groups for recently evolving or new community-based environmental projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of volunteer-driven projects that contribute to environmentally sustainable comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 165094
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Grants to USA Veterans, Service Members, and Eligible Dependents for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA military service members, veterans, or dependents who are experiencing unexpected financial difficulties. Financial difficulties must be as a result of deployment or other military-related injury or activity. This program offers financial assistance for basic needs. Expenses Eligible for P...

GrantWatch ID#: 166475
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Arts and Science, Health, and Social Services

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that address significant issues in the areas of arts and sciences, education, health, and social services. Eligible applicants are those that primarily serve large geographic or demographic constituencies. Culture The Hearst Foundations fund cultural institutions tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 167237
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In-Kind Donations of Equipment and Training to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Crea...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations of fruit trees, equipment, volunteer workers, and training to USA nonprofits, public schools, and government entities to create orchards in communal and public places. Funding is intended to improve the surrounding environment and provide a source of healthy nutrition for the community. FTPF programs...

GrantWatch ID#: 169156

Grants to USA, Canada and Mexico Nonprofits to Promote Resiliency in Indigenous Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico nonprofit organizations to foster resilience to climate change in Indigenous communities. Applications are invited from Native led and managed organizations for initiatives that promote resilient food and energy economies. Resilience Theory is a discussion...

GrantWatch ID#: 173459
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Raise Money on YouHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, Veterans, ...

Deadline Ongoing

YouHelp is used to raise money while applying for grants. Start your campaign here: https://www.youhelp.com/start The 30-days ( 6 weeks) of free tips and templates provided for your crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants and Loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Rural Nonprofits and Agencies for C...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and Tribes located in rural areas to support the development of community facilities. Facilities must offer an essential service and support orderly development for communities located in primarily rural geographic areas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174366
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Grants to Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont Nonprofits to Support Health, Recr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for capital support, scholarships, and program support. Funding is intended for a range of health-related projects, including those that pertain to dental and oral health, special needs, seniors, children's home...

GrantWatch ID#: 178421
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Conduct Events Promoting Oral Health or Animal Health

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to conduct events that promote oral health and/or animal health in locations throughout the USA. All treatment at the event must be provided free of charge without restrictions. All grant funds must be used for the event as specified in the application.

GrantWatch ID#: 178746
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In-Kind Grants to USA Schools for Salad Bars to Improve K-12 Meal Programs

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants to USA public and private schools to include a salad bar as part of their meal program. The purpose of this program is to ensure that all elementary, middle, and high school students have regular access to fruits, vegetables, healthy proteins, and whole grains. Schools will receive a 6-foot, five-well salad ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180511

Grants, Event Sponsorships, and In-Kind Grocery Credit to Nonprofits in Multiple Northeaster...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants, event sponsorships, and in-kind donations of grocery store credit to Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont nonprofits in the Funding Source's service area for programs and events. Priority is given to organizations that focus on the areas of child development and families, health and wellness, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182217
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Grants to USA Schools and Afterschool Programs to Provide Snacks During Afternoon Hours

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Territories schools and afterschool care programs to provide needy children with snack services during afternoon programming. This program offers cash reimbursements to programs in order to provide enrolled children a nutritional boost during afterschool activities. The afterschool snack component of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182342