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Maine Grants for Youth:  168 Youth/Out-of-School Youth Grants for Maine.

Grants for youth programs, out of school youth, disadvantaged youth, grants for youth sports, at-risk youth, youth leadership and youth shelters.

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

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

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 Agencies, Tribal Governments, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Programs t...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories agencies, local governments, tribal governments, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and IHEs for programs to address youth behavioral problems. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to develop intervention and supervisio...

GrantWatch ID#: 188215

Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes to Support Youth Crime Prevention

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to USA state agencies and tribal governments for youth crime prevention programs. Applicants are required to complete registration prior to applying. Funding is intended to support efforts to reduce risk factors that could lead to youth crime as well as to increase protective measures for vulnerable youth.

GrantWatch ID#: 188332

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 Agencies for Programs that Assist Youth with Mental Illness

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants to USA state, local, and Indian tribal governments to support collaborative programs that assist youth with mental illness and co-existent disorders, such as substance abuse. Funding is intended to create and operate multi-system programs that will improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) an...

GrantWatch ID#: 188461

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Prevent and Reduce Violence

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA state, territories, local, and Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs for programs that reduce and prevent violent crimes, and to support children and youth (up to age 18) who are experiencing violence. Funding may be used to develop and implement support services for children who are ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 188358

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE to Operate a Resource Center Addressing Crimina...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit organization, for-profit organization, or IHE to operate a resource center addressing criminal activity. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The selected applicant will provide technical assistance and training to communities on developing evidence...

GrantWatch ID#: 144043
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Grants to USA Educators to Lead High School Student Teams in a STEM Invention Challenge

Deadline 09/08/20 LOI Date: 04/06/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories STEM educators affiliated with high schools and nonprofit educational organizations to lead high school student teams in a hands-on STEM challenge. Applicants must submit an initial application before submitting a final application. Funding is intended for materials, research,...

GrantWatch ID#: 178991

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 Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, Tribes, and Nonprofits to Benefit Students a...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants to USA states, local governments, IHEs, school districts, Tribes, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations for activities to benefit students and school personnel. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting...

GrantWatch ID#: 187807

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

Grants to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Elig...

Deadline 07/14/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit residents in eligible locations. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include environment, arts, and arts education. The Founda...

GrantWatch ID#: 180098

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 Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for At-Risk Youth Mentoring Services

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, state agencies, and tribal governments to develop and improve mentoring programs for youth. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse (especi...

GrantWatch ID#: 155068

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE to Improve Law Enforcement Response to Child Ab...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit, for-profit organization, or institution of higher education to improve nationwide capacity to respond to occurrences of missing and abducted children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The selected agency will provide technical assistance and tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178035

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 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 State Agencies to Provide Supportive Services to Victims of Assault

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories state agencies for programs, projects, and centers that provide supportive services to victims of assault. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority is given to programs that address the specific challenges of rural communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 139622

Awards to USA and Canada Youth for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Enviro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada youth, ages 8 to 18 years, to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities, the environment, and society. Awards are intended for recipients to continue their public service activity or can be applied to higher education costs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178282

Grants to a USA Early-Career Psychologists for Research on Children Affected by Serious Emoti...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 and one grant of up to $19,000 to a USA early-career psychologist to support research in the area of treatment and early intervention for children with serious emotional disturbance. This program is intended to empower psychologists in producing scientifically-based research and programs that will p...

GrantWatch ID#: 178476

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

Deadline 04/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 179064
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Grants to Maine Organizations to Advance the Health of Underserved Children

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Maine organizations for programs and projects that advance children's health. In general, the funding source seeks proposals that address the needs of Maine’s poorest and most underserved populations, such as low-income and rural communities. Successful applicants typically have strong trac...

GrantWatch ID#: 180626

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Tribes to Support Local Businesses

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, and tribal governments for projects to support the launch or expansion of local businesses. Funding is intended to foster economic development, promote community vitality, and benefit local residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 187798

Grant to a USA Investigator for Cancer Research

Deadline 04/15/20

Grant to a USA individual investigator to conduct cancer research. Funding is intended for research that has the potential to impact health outcomes, particularly in younger patients. The goal of the program is to support basic, translational, and epidemiological research related specifically to health disparities in color...

GrantWatch ID#: 187847

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Training Programs in Maintenance and Restoration of Collector V...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for hands-on educational programs that teach young people about vehicle and boat restoration. Priority will be given to programs that focus on high school and college-age students. Funding is intended to teach the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks...

GrantWatch ID#: 178548

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies, for Research Studies Related to H...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for research and evaluation efforts to improve the justice system’s response to human trafficking. Funding is intended to support research projects that have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 178657

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726
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Grants to Maine Young Business Owners for Business Development Activities

Deadline 04/23/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine business owners, ages 18 to 29, for business development projects that will contribute to the State's economic growth. Funding is intended for projects that are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects are also acceptable. Projects must have clearly defined d...

GrantWatch ID#: 179960

Opportunity for USA High School Students to Participate in a Competition for Innovative Prod...

Deadline 04/24/20

Opportunity for USA high school students to participate in a competition for innovative product or business development ideas. Winners will receive up to $1,500 in funds to start or expand a business or to develop a product. Funding is intended to encourage and support entrepreneurial thinking in high school students.

GrantWatch ID#: 163663

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
NEW

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
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Advance Immigrant Welfare and Address Human Trafficking and Dome...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for innovative solutions to address human trafficking, domestic violence, and the well-being of low-income immigrants in the United States. Eligible organizations are those that offer creative solutions to immigrant-related problems, advance immigrant welfare, and ulti...

GrantWatch ID#: 157409

Grants to USA Nonprofits for STEM and Health-Related Initiatives

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for STEM and health-related initiatives that benefit local communities. Funding is intended for programs that advance the fields of math, technology, engineering, and science in undergraduate or K-12 students, or that solve a health challenge by presenting a new approa...

GrantWatch ID#: 168203
NEW

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
NEW

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 04/30/20

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs that Address Opioid Abuse

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that address substance misuse and abuse. Priority funding will be given to proposals that address prevention and education related to opioid abuse; pre- and post-treatment programs; and/or safe disposal of unused or expired drugs. The goal of the grant program is to presen...

GrantWatch ID#: 183473

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

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, For-Profits, Nonprofits, and Tribal Entities for Programs to B...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA agencies, IHEs, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, and tribal entities for programs that address intentional injuries to girls. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for training, technical assistance, and community services to address ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188440
NEW

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Youth for Environmental Advocacy

Deadline 05/01/20

Awards to USA and territories, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Islands youth to honor environmental protection efforts. The award program recognizes young activists that have demonstrated exceptional leadership in environmental initiatives. Grant winners will receive cash prizes, a professionally produced short film about th...

GrantWatch ID#: 155875
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Educate Young Women on Reproductive Health

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for educational programs related to women's reproductive health. Applicants must submit a concept paper prior to a full proposal. Funding is intended to create greater access to reproductive health information so disadvantaged young women can be empowered through educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156898
NEW

Grants to USA Teachers to Enhance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Learning

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA sixth through twelfth-grade teachers at public and nonprofit private schools to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math learning. Funding is intended to increase student success-rates by introducing creative project-based learning ideas that will make STEM learning fun.

GrantWatch ID#: 169675
NEW

Grants to USA and Canada Teachers, Librarians, Museums, Theaters, Organizations, and Societi...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA and Canada teachers, librarians, children's museums and theaters, eligible societies, organizations, and individuals involved with organizations for literary and educational projects. Funding is intended for curriculum development or to design educational experiences related to Sherlock Holmes l...

GrantWatch ID#: 181035
NEW

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
NEW

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 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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research Related to Reducing Inequality Among Youth

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research to benefit youth through reducing inequality. Funding is intended for evidence-based projects that use research to reduce inequality among USA youth, ages 5 through 25, thereby improving their lives and helping all youth to succeed. The Foundation seeks studies that identi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184793
NEW

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