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Maine Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants:  110 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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Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/17/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 science teacher for positively impacting his or her school, community, and students through outstanding classroom education. Special projects may be referred to in the nomination or application, but should not be the primary focus. The recipient and the two finalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA, Canada, and Australia Educators in K-12 Public and Priva...

Deadline 12/14/18

Grants in the form of cash awards of up to $60,000 and In-kind services to USA, Canada, and Australia educators in K-12 public and private schools, including classroom teachers, special teachers (e.g., art teachers, music teachers), technology specialists, administrators, PTAs, and librarians/media specialists. Thirteen p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177784

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Outstanding and Innovative Agricultural S...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award valued at up to $3,500 to USA, territories, or Canada K-12 teacher to recognize excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education. Applicants must have incorporated innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum. The awardee will receive a $2,500 grant for...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Awards to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Youth Programs for Gardening Activities for Children ...

Deadline 12/17/18

Grants of $1,000 and in-kind grants of gardening supplies to USA and territories nonprofits, schools, and youth programs for new or expanded gardening programs for children and youth. Funding is intended to educate students about gardening and enhance the quality of life for youth and their communities. The top five pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 177181

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Public School Teacher to Honor Excellence in Engineering Educa...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award totaling $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 public school teacher of science or technology to recognize outstanding engineering-related classroom instruction. The award was designed to demonstrate the importance of teaching students the skills used by engineers in the field, as well as having high-quality ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182391

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers for Professional Development O...

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards of $1,800 to USA and territories, and Canada K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. Funding is intended to increase the talent pool for diverse science teachers in order to be more prepared for future workforce challenges. This award prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392

Grants to USA Libraries, Agencies, Schools, and Nonprofits for Rural Library Improvements

Deadline 02/25/19 Conference Date: 12/18/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories libraries, agencies, schools, and nonprofits for improvements to rural and small libraries. Funding is intended for enhancements of school libraries at all educational levels, improving digital access and education at libraries, and engaging communities in the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184904

Grants and In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Parks to Install Permanent Shade S...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants and in-kind grants valued at up to $8,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, daycares, and city parks to install permanent shade structures in outdoor areas frequented by children and youth. Structures should be installed in locations that currently do not provide protection from the sun, including play...

GrantWatch ID#: 163815
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Awards to USA Teachers and Professors for Notable Contributions to the Lives of Students

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA teachers and professors who have made a significant positive impact on the lives of their students. Nominations are invited from the general public on behalf of K-12 teachers and college professors who have inspired them and helped them grow to become who they are today. About the Award: T...

GrantWatch ID#: 177611

In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Improve Organizational Management and Ca...

Deadline 01/01/19

In-kind donations of up to 20 computers to USA nonprofit organizations to expand their capacity to address the needs of underserved populations. Donations are intended to help organizations improve their ability to provide services such as education, job training, technology training, and health care. An InterConnectio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178435
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Education, Economic, and Community Development

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $25,000 to Maine nonprofits to improve the economic development, entrepreneurial health, and workforce in the Funding Source's service area. Compelling programs in education, arts and culture, health and wellness, and social services may also be considered. Awards will include support for prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 178822
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Children and Families in Education...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding may be awarded to programs in the areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs serving women and children. All programs should take place in an area where ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico PreK-12 Educators for Professional Development i...

Deadline 01/03/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico PreK-12 educators for professional development in geographic literacy through field-based experiences abroad. Applicants must complete the first component of certification before the deadline. An annual competitive application process is used to select educators and host them on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166351
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Award to a USA Teacher from a Northeastern State for Outstanding Language Teaching

Deadline 01/04/19

Award to a USA foreign language teacher from a Northeastern state to recognize outstanding achievements in the profession. The purpose of the award program is to promote the language teaching profession and to raise awareness of the importance of language learning among the media, policymakers, and the general public. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170941
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Children and Youth through Research on Ineq...

Deadline 01/09/19

Grants to USA researchers at nonprofit institutions for investigations into practices and policies that improve the lives of American children and youth ages 5 - 25. Funding is intended to support research that generates change by contributing to a body of knowledge that can improve the lives of young people and reduce ine...

GrantWatch ID#: 179286
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Carry Out Educational Research ...

Deadline 03/07/19 LOI Date: 01/10/19

Grants to USA nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental research institutions and IHEs to partner with local education agencies for short-term evaluations of education interventions. Funding is intended for obtaining data that will inform LEAs regarding the efficacy of current educational interventions. The program is des...

GrantWatch ID#: 162952

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

Deadline 01/10/19

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Evaluate Education Interventions for Special...

Deadline 03/07/19 LOI Date: 01/10/19

Grants to USA nonprofit and governmental research institutions and IHEs to carry out evaluations of interventions for special education students. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program is intended to support rigorous evaluations of education interventions that st...

GrantWatch ID#: 182601
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Grants to USA Schools, Educators, and Volunteers for Physical Education and Fitness Projects

Deadline 01/11/19

Grants ranging from $250 to $500 to USA schools, volunteers, and educators to promote physical education and fitness. Proposals will be considered based on need and creativity. Priority will be given to projects that serve larger numbers of students, innovative projects aimed at improving physical education or fitness, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177355

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educational Institutions and Public Sector Organiza...

Deadline 01/14/19

Grants of up to $8,000 to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions and public sector organizations for an assessment process that will help protect individual privacy rights. The assessment will include a thorough audit, an onsite visit, and a recommendation report. Based on the alarming non-compliance i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184019
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Civic, Education, Health, and Jewish Cultur...

Deadline 03/01/19 LOI Date: 01/15/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Maine nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and government agencies for programs that benefit residents of Cumberland and York Counties, or that impact Maine residents. An LOI must be submitted to begin the application process. Funding is intended to support new programs, ongoing programs, gener...

GrantWatch ID#: 177066
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Grants to Maine Schools and Libraries in Eligible Areas to Teach Children About the Local Env...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants of up to $300 to Maine schools and libraries to educate children in eligible towns about the local environment. Funding is intended to teach children, as future leaders, about their natural world. All applicants must be located within the service area of the Funding Source: Bridgton, Casco, Denmark, Harrison, Naple...

GrantWatch ID#: 177364

In-Kind Grants to USA Educators, Schools, and Nonprofits in the Contiguous States for Hands-...

Deadline 01/15/19

In-kind grants to USA educators, schools, and nonprofits in the 48 contiguous states to provide students with hands-on science, technology, and environmental learning opportunities. Formal and informal educators may request one of four learning kits from the funding source. Each kit is designed to engage students in projec...

GrantWatch ID#: 183800
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Grants to USA Schools and Organizations in Eligible Regions for Technology to Assist Individ...

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants of up to $7,500 to USA schools and organizations in eligible regions that serve individuals with autism, and that have an established technology program in place, or have expressed an interest in starting a program using the iPad or other technology tools. Funding is intended to help fill the financial and technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 162737

Awards to USA Child Care Teachers to Recognize Excellent Instruction and to Foster Innovativ...

Deadline 01/21/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $2,000 to USA child care teachers to recognize excellence in providing quality care and for the implementation of projects that enhance classroom learning. Each award winner will receive $500 for the teacher's personal use and $500 to implement the child care project. Recipients will be ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177427
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Arts, Education, Health, and Environment

Deadline 04/01/19 LOI Date: 01/25/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181397
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Grants to USA Teachers and Staff at K-12 Schools to Develop Social-Emotional Educational Cur...

Deadline 01/25/19

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands teachers, administrators, and counselors at K-12 schools to support the development of the funding source's hands-on social-emotional educational program. Funding is intended to cover the cost of teacher and student materials. The purpose of the program is to bring self-connec...

GrantWatch ID#: 184864
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Artistic Programs in the Community

Deadline 01/28/19

Grants averaging $350 to USA nonprofit organizations such as charities, churches, and schools for artistic programs. Funding is intended for projects that engage the community and involve services for artists, educating youth in the arts, leadership training to strengthen the arts organization.

GrantWatch ID#: 184175
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Development Projects on Early Childhood Welfare an...

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects that strive to improve the welfare of children, ages 0 through 7 years. Programs may focus on three general areas: early childhood welfare, play and education, and parenting education. Welfare is broadly defined to include physical and mental healt...

GrantWatch ID#: 181620
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Fellowships to USA PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Professional Development Projects

Deadline 01/31/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA PreK-12th grade educators and up to $10,000 to educator teams for projects that support professional growth and development. Funding is intended to strengthen the applicants' teaching practice and to assist them in meeting their students’ needs. Grants can be used for an unlimited varie...

GrantWatch ID#: 177420

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educational Institutions for Enrollment Help Desk Te...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants valued at up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions for a technology solution that addresses issues related to enrollment and admissions. This grant program was designed to enable institutions to implement an Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot solution that assists their end-users wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184858
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Award to a USA K-12 Teacher to Acknowledge Excellence in Geoscience Education

Deadline 02/01/19

Award of $6,000 to a USA K-12 teacher to recognize exceptional leadership in geoscience education. Teachers that are eligible for nomination should have full-time teaching experience for at least three years and be currently teaching about natural resources for at least one unit per year. Teachers who include subjects rele...

GrantWatch ID#: 160694
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Grants to Baldwin Area, Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Self-Sufficiency, Volunt...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to Baldwin area, Maine nonprofits, municipalities, public schools, State agencies, and Indian tribal governments for programs and projects that focus on promoting economic self-sufficiency, education, volunteerism, public awareness about the importance of forestry and the natural resource economy, and/or sustainabl...

GrantWatch ID#: 168179
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Promote PreK-12 Computer Scienc...

Deadline 02/12/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote computer science and computational thinking educational opportunities for PreK-12 students. Proposals are invited for researcher-practitioner partnerships that aim to increase participation in CS and CT formal STEM learning all all grade levels...

GrantWatch ID#: 183161

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Capacity Building and Community Benefit...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, schools, governmental and tribal agencies to strengthen communities within the State. Funding is intended for capacity building, new projects, and project expansion. Specifically, funds may be used for staff time, materials, technology, and equipment necessary to ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 177591
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies that Serve Minorities for Programs and Org...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofits, public schools, and government and tribal agencies for programs that serve communities of color in the areas of health, economic opportunity, and leadership development. Funding is intended for new or expanding projects or for capacity building. The People of Color Fund supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 177592
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth, Education, Human Needs, and Community...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in communities within the funding source’s service area. Program areas include youth, education, basic human needs, and community programming. The Foundation invites p...

GrantWatch ID#: 180391
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Help Children with Tourette Syndrome

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to meet the needs of children who have been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. The award process incorporates significant flexibility in order to consider a broad range of programs. Please note that all requests must be consistent with the mission of the Foundation: “To he...

GrantWatch ID#: 174462
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Health Care, Social Services, Culture, and Environme...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that are committed to improving the world in a broad range of areas. Consideration will be given to activities in the areas of education, social services, health care, civics and culture, and the environment. The categories above are not intended to l...

GrantWatch ID#: 179983
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Grant to a USA K-12 Teacher for Classroom Supplies and Curriculum Development

Deadline 03/01/19

Grant of $1,000 to a USA K-12 teacher for curriculum development, classroom supplies, or educational projects. Funding is intended for projects and supplies that will positively impact student learning. The winning teacher will also receive access to online classroom materials and teacher resources.

GrantWatch ID#: 184949
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Grants and Fellowships to USA Theaters and Artists for Theater Programs for Children and You...

Deadline 03/04/19

Grants and fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theater companies and individual artists for theater programs for children and youth and K-12 education programs that integrate drama and theater. Funding may be used for equipment, travel expenses, and new initiatives and original plays. Eligible applications may com...

GrantWatch ID#: 177612
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

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 03/25/19

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. The contest is intended to encourage educators to teach their students by means of hands-on activities about recycling, sustainability, and environmental stewardship. The 2018-2019 Carton 2 Ga...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Housing, Education, and Economic Self-Su...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants starting at $2,500 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs and services benefitting communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include youth development, community development, and affordable housing. All request...

GrantWatch ID#: 178391
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/19 LOI Date: 04/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Culture, Community, and Emergency Ser...

Deadline 04/01/19

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, the homeless, abuse...

GrantWatch ID#: 179066
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Grants to USA K-12 Educators to Implement Creative Classroom Projects

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $27,000 to USA full-time K-12 teachers and educators to support creative projects in classrooms throughout the country. Funding must be used to further the projects within the school or school system. Each of the 100 finalists will receive an award of $2,000. At least one award will be gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 178562

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists to Promote the Arts of Osage Nation and Na...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses to promote the arts of the Osage Nation and Native American Culture. This program enables Osage artists, as well as Osage-related arts-oriented organizations, to carry out a wide range of arts activities. Priorities for Funding:...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610
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Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. Interconnected Priorities: - Thriving Children: The F...

GrantWatch ID#: 133552