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Maine Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants:  127 Preschool Grants for Maine.

Grants for early childhood programs, grants for childcare and daycare programs to promote literacy, nutrition & physical activity at preschools including food gardens, outdoor classrooms and playgrounds.

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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 Nonprofits and Agencies to Prevent and Address Assault and Violence Against Yo...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent and address assault and violence against youth and children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 188213

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Grants to USA Educators to Implement Social Projects in Classrooms, Schools, and School Dist...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $7,000 and grants of $25,000 to USA and territories educators to implement social projects in classrooms, schools and school districts. Funding is intended to foster social-emotional growth for students in grades Pre-K through 12. Grant funds may be used to support or expand an existing project or to start a new ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181374

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions for Habitat Restorat...

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, state, and municipal governments, Indian tribes, and educational institutions for habitat restoration programs in eligible New England states. Funding is intended to restore and sustain areas that provide healthy habitats for diverse bird populations, as well as freshwater and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181379

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

Award to USA Audiologist or Speech Pathologist for Outstanding Work

Deadline 04/03/20

Award of $2,000 to USA individual for accomplishments in the fields of audiology and speech pathology. Funding will be awarded for outstanding service in PreK-12 schools. Applicants should demonstrate how their activities have had a positive and significant impact in their fields within a school setting.

GrantWatch ID#: 158466

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools to Support Foreign Language Education Programs

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to begin, expand, and maintain foreign language education programs. Applicants must contact the Funding Source prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used to cover salary and benefits of full-time and part-time instructors o...

GrantWatch ID#: 144103

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Programs that Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs and services that benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for projects and activities within the focus areas of youth development, community development, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178391

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 USA and Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Reduce Student ...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes to reduce violence in schools nationwide. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete, and that in addition, applications should be submitted at least 3 days prior t...

GrantWatch ID#: 188089

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Projects that Improve Classroom Instruction

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 per year to USA K-12 public and private school teachers and teams of teachers for projects that provide opportunities for teachers to improve classroom instruction. Eligible projects are those that integrate creative strategies that encourage critical inquiry and demonstrate observable effects on st...

GrantWatch ID#: 179604

Grants to USA State and County Farm Bureaus to Expand K-12 Student Agricultural Literacy Pro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA state and county farm bureaus for K-12 classroom agricultural literacy projects and programs. Funding may be requested to start new or expand existing agricultural literacy programs. Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate a need for financial support. The intent is to build capaci...

GrantWatch ID#: 180971

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for PreK-12 Computer Science Educa...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote computer science and computational thinking educational opportunities for PreK-12 students. Funding is intended to support researcher-practitioner collaborations and research to build knowledge and promote efforts that aim to provide opportunit...

GrantWatch ID#: 183161

Prize to a USA K-12 School to Enhance STEM Education

Deadline 04/28/20

Prize of $10,000 to a USA K-12 Title 1 school to enhance the quality of science education. The prize money will be used by the winning school for improving a science lab, and/or for the purchase of supplies, technology, and equipment for STEM education. Teachers are invited to enter their school in the sweepstakes and vote...

GrantWatch ID#: 183403

Grants to USA Local Governments and Agencies to Enhance Security in Schools

Deadline 04/29/20

Grants to USA state and local governments, Indian tribes, and agencies to enhance security in schools and on school premises. Funding is intended for a range of school safety measures, such as officer training, local law enforcement coordination, technology acquisition and installation, and other measures that may signific...

GrantWatch ID#: 183989

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

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Principals for Technology Supplies, Software, and Hardware

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA K-12 teachers and principals for classroom technology supplies, software, and hardware. Eligible purchases may include, but are not limited, to: tablets, computers, software, green screens, 3D printers, and hi-tech biology supplies. Proposals must address this quarter's theme of connecting through technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 181976

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

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 and In-Kind Support to USA Schools for Children's Mental Health Initiatives

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants and in-kind support to USA schools to support mental health initiatives for children. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a proposal. Eligible applicants are schools for children in Pre-K through 12th grade and serve military families. Schools that serve students with 75% or more of studen...

GrantWatch ID#: 188253

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/04/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

Grants to USA State Agencies to Support Volunteerism

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA state agencies to encourage and support volunteerism. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that support, manage, and recruit volunteers. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of education or community needs, pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 123648

Grants to USA Tribes for Community Building Efforts

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA tribes for community building efforts. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Focus areas include education, substance abuse, workforce expansion, and veterans and military families. Funding is intended to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170343

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Children and Youth through Research on Ineq...

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions for research on policies that improve the lives of American children and youth between the ages of 5 and 25. Funding is intended to support research that reduces inequality in the social, academic, economic, and behavioral, outcomes of young people. Funding is available for major grants...

GrantWatch ID#: 179286

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Hold Small Research Meetings

Deadline 05/07/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for focused symposia and small research conferences. Funding is intended to support new and one-time symposia and conferences that advance and build upon best practices in education research related to the following areas: exploring human learning and thriv...

GrantWatch ID#: 177673

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline 05/10/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support schools; museums, performing arts and cultural programs; hospitals; skills training; educational programs; programming for youth, seniors, and people who are handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other programs that address commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174639

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

Deadline 05/10/20

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 Doctoral Students for Research on Language Development for Preschool Children

Deadline 05/13/20

Grants of $2,000 to USA students in doctoral programs for research projects addressing language development for preschool-age children. Studies will be evaluated on their impact on clinical issues related to the field of speech pathology and audiology as well as their potential to advance the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 188442

Grants to Maine Nonprofits to Improve the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to improve the local quality of life. Consideration will be given to programs that support economic growth, offer social benefit, or provide for the welfare of children. Eligible areas of funding include arts and culture, humanities, education, environment, health, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Group for Contributions to History Education in Gra...

Deadline 05/15/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International group to recognize outstanding contributions to K-12 history education. Nominations are invited on behalf of a group that has shown innovation and excellence in the field of history education. In the past, grants have been awarded to elementary, middle, and high schools across the U...

GrantWatch ID#: 180737

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality, Particularly in the Wake of COVID-...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis that affect social and living...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and IHEs for Student Literacy Programs

Deadline 05/21/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public libraries, K-12 public and private schools, and institutes of higher education in multiple states for programs that focus on student literacy. Funding is intended for organizations that provide literacy programs that target students who are: below grade level re...

GrantWatch ID#: 180349

Grants to USA Schools for Playground Equipment

Deadline 05/27/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA schools to purchase eligible playground equipment to help children stay active during recess and perform better during school hours. The purpose of funding is for schools to design recess equipment to fit unique budgets and spaces. Awarded funds can only be applied toward purchase of an eligi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188249

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

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy and Poetry Programs

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. One award will be given to a teacher who fosters a love of poetry in students and one award will be given to a teacher who inspires students to read all genres of writing.

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Address the Needs of Underserved Populati...

Deadline 05/31/20

In-kind donations to USA nonprofit organizations to expand their capacity to address the needs of underserved populations. The program provides computer donations in order to help organizations provide services such as education, job training, technology training, and health care. Eligible organizations deliver necessary a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178435

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations for Native American Language Immer...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands IHEs, tribal and native agencies, associations, and community and faith-based organizations for Native American language immersion programs and schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 167770

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in New England States for Education, Health, and Human ...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofits, agencies, and religious organizations for educational programs in New England. Funding may also be requested for health, human services, and education programs in Attleboro, Massachusetts. The Balfour Foundation supports: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179811

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

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and Public Schools and IHEs for Pu...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public schools and IHEs for public cultural projects. Funding is intended for projects reflecting the themes of life and business in Maine, local leadership activities, and the local character. Projects should be relevant to the Maine Bic...

GrantWatch ID#: 187909

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Caregivers of Children

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA nonprofit agencies to support individuals who are acting as guardians to their young relatives. Funding is intended to develop new services or expand existing services that support caregivers who have taken on the role of surrogate parents. Priority will be given to organizations that have access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183607

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

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Psychology Graduate Student to Research the Effects...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International graduate psychology student for research and demonstration projects that foster understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholastic achievement, primarily for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Applications are invited for projects demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

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