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Grants to USA Nonprofit Community Housing Organizations Serving Rural and Native American Pop...

Deadline 09/09/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit community development and housing organizations, Tribes, and Tribal housing entities and authorities serving rural areas to strengthen capacity to implement housing programs for low-income residents. An LOI must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended to help organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 186268

Fellowships to USA Native American Leaders to Benefit Indigenous People Living on Reservation...

Deadline 09/13/19

Fellowships of $50,000 to USA Native American leaders to benefit Indigenous people and their communities in urban areas or on reservations. Funding is intended to support living expenses, conference registration, travel, tuition, equipment, and childcare. This fellowship is intended to support Native knowledge holders a...

GrantWatch ID#: 186227

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

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

Cooperative Agreements to Institutions of Higher Education to Promote National Service on Ca...

Deadline 08/26/19

Cooperative agreements ranging from $15,000 to $20,000 to institutions of higher education to promote national service on campus. Funding is intended for efforts to engage the public, on university campuses and in surrounding communities, to increase the number of applicants applying for AmeriCorps VISTA service opportunit...

GrantWatch ID#: 186610

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Programs Related to Human Services, Youth, and Vet...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of human services, veterans, and youth. Funding is intended to provide veterans and the community with basic needs such as housing and nutrition, and to support youth programs aimed at helping youth become contributing members of society. FO...

GrantWatch ID#: 184172

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Health Agencies to Counter Childhood Obesity

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of $50,000 and in-kind support to USA state, city, and county health agencies to counter childhood obesity. The goal of this program is to strengthen local capacity between decision-makers in health agencies to implement cost-effective strategies to reduce the incidence of obesity.

GrantWatch ID#: 174434

Opportunity for USA Artists and Design Professionals to Participate in a Placemaking Design ...

Deadline 08/23/19

Opportunity for USA artists, teams of artists, engineers, architects, landscape architects, planners, and urban, product, and industrial designers to compete for a $50,000 to $90,000 prize to design a creative placemaking project for a pre-selected site in Washington, DC. Eligible contest participants will plan, construct,...

GrantWatch ID#: 186477

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

Deadline 09/25/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Capital Support and Rental Subsidies for Low-Income Elderly Hou...

Deadline 08/28/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives to provide capital funding and rental subsidies to develop and operate supportive housing for low-income elderly populations (ages 62 and older). Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 185759

Grants to Maine and New Hampshire Nonprofits to Promote the Health and Well-Being of Children

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Maine and Northern New Hampshire nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of children. Applications are invited for programs that directly improve the well-being and health of children residing within the funding source’s service area. Qualifying grantees are nonprofits that have demonstrated an ability to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174315

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Financial Education and Community Dev...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits for programs and projects that promote education, particularly in the area of financial literacy, in communities where the funding source operates. Funding priority will also be provided for community and economic development programs and initiatives, including programs that promote job creation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Awards to Maine Nonprofit Board Members in Eligible Areas to Recognize Innovation and Passion...

Deadline 08/30/19

Awards of $5,000 to Maine nonprofit organization board leaders in communities served by the funding source to recognize outstanding leadership. Eligible nominees are those that demonstrate innovation, passion, and resourcefulness in board leadership, which has resulted in the organization's financial stability, growth, or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184198

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Assist Human Trafficking Victim...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, local governments, IHEs, and housing authorities to address the human service and housing needs of human trafficking victims and provide technical support to program providers. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This grant is for two separate programs: the Huma...

GrantWatch ID#: 186409

Grants and Support to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Indian Tribes, and Indigenous Organizations ...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants and technical support to USA and territories nonprofits, local government agencies and non-governmental organizations, Indian tribal governments, and indigenous organizations to evaluate programs that address opioid addiction. Funding is intended to support community-based activities that research and assess establi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186577

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Children's Hospitals to Host Prom Events for Pediatric Patients Ages 13-19

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to USA children's hospitals and general hospitals to host prom-like events. The purpose of the program is to provide the means for hospitals to host a prom experience for 13-19-year-old pediatric patients fighting illnesses that may prevent them from participating in school events. Funding is intended to cover the v...

GrantWatch ID#: 186526

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects and Educational Programs to Promote Environmental Activ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for innovative projects to educate and inspire individuals, communities, and organizations to engage in environmental activism. Funding is intended for pilot, model, and demonstration projects that seek to change attitudes and behaviors about environmental issues. The Foundation par...

GrantWatch ID#: 145380

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects and Programs That Advance Gi...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for work in developing countries that furthers schooling for girls and young women. Funding is intended to support girls in elementary and secondary schools. Funding is available for two types of grants: The Girls' Education Community Grant and the Girls' Education Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 161907

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

Deadline 09/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173610

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Help Children with Tourette Syndrome

Deadline 09/01/19

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

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and IHEs for Health, Human ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits, agencies, tribal governments, and faith-based organizations for basic human needs, animal welfare, healthcare, and public media. Occasional support will be provided to colleges, universities, and environmental organizations. Priority will be given to organizations located in, or serving resident...

GrantWatch ID#: 178891
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Research Institutions to Promote and Assist the Organic I...

Deadline 09/15/19 LOI Date: 09/01/19

Grants ranging between $5,000 and $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and academic or research institutions for projects that will advance and safeguard the organic industry and the livelihood of organic farmers. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. This fund provides a way fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180160

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

Deadline 09/03/19

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 Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Remove Debris from Marine Habit...

Deadline 12/04/19 LOI Date: 09/04/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for locally-driven marine debris assessment, removal, and prevention projects. Applicants must first submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Required registrations for the final application process may tak...

GrantWatch ID#: 148236

Opportunity for USA Jewish Nonprofit Entrepreneurs to Receive Funding and Participate in a Me...

Deadline 09/05/19

Opportunity for USA Jewish nonprofit entrepreneurs that serve the North American Jewish community to receive funding of $25,000, and to participate in a mentoring and education program. The program supports ventures that provide services and goods to the Orthodox community in ways that are related to its unique cultural or...

GrantWatch ID#: 186611

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Domestic or International Educational Programs

Deadline 10/04/19 LOI Date: 09/06/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for educational projects operating nationally or internationally. Grants are typically used for seed funding of new or expanding programs. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. The Funding Source is particularly interested in supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 156301

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Nonprofits and NGOs for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico nonprofits, NGOs, and groups to help communities prepare for and respond to natural disasters and extreme events. These events may include floods, droughts, wildfires, and extreme temperatures.

GrantWatch ID#: 160222
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Environment, Poverty Alleviat...

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

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits, government entities, public schools, and universities for charitable projects. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Programs may fall in the areas of health, poverty alleviation, environment, and education.

GrantWatch ID#: 174861

In-Kind Grants to USA Individuals and Groups for Youth-Led Community Service Projects

Deadline 09/09/19

In-Kind Grants of $200 gift cards to USA individuals and community, school, and nonprofit groups for youth-led community service projects. Funding is intended to support service campaigns for animals, people, and the environment. Successful applications will demonstrate elements of service learning, youth leadership, and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179276
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes and Nonprofits Serving Native Hawaiians for Culture and Heritage...

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

Grants starting at $5,000 to USA Indian tribes and nonprofit organizations serving Native Hawaiians for projects that sustain culture, knowledge, and heritage. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for exhibitions, professional development, educational pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 162643
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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In-Kind Grants of Mentorship, Office Space, and Entrepreneurial Assistance to USA, Canada, an...

Deadline 10/08/19 Conference Date: 09/12/19

In-kind grants of mentorship and free office space to USA, Canada, and International health-based startups to promote entrepreneurial potential. The program's goal is to bring together health startups with entrepreneurs for the purpose of solving problems, promoting innovation, and transforming healthcare. The MassChalleng...

GrantWatch ID#: 184898

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Promoting Postive Health Choices and Protecting the Environme...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 to Maine nonprofits for restoring environmental and human health through cultivating local gardens and preparing plant-based foods. Applicants should ensure that their projects align with the following values and funding priorities: community rooted, equitable, mutually beneficial, emp...

GrantWatch ID#: 143299
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Children, Animal Welfare, and Hum...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that focus on humanitarian support, the environment, children, arts, education, and animal welfare. Preference will be given to those organizations, individuals, and initiatives that will inspire others to get involved, stand the test of time, and will be a manifestation of the Foundat...

GrantWatch ID#: 164766

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies to Meet the Transportation Needs of Older Adults

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to meet the transportation needs of older adults. Eligible requests include volunteer driver programs, transportation program expansions, and transportation program improvements. Nearly a third of older people in Maine live in com...

GrantWatch ID#: 173175

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Rural, Ethnic, and Indigenous Arts Act...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofits, agencies, tribal governments, and public schools to support ethnic, indigenous, and rural arts projects and programs, with a special emphasis on serving areas with limited arts access. Funding is intended to strengthen the future of local artistic traditions that have been influe...

GrantWatch ID#: 173176
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Grants to USA Nonprofits East of the Mississippi River for Civil and Human Rights Initiatives

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in states east of the Mississippi River for social change initiatives. Funding is intended to promote community involvement in civil and human rights issues. Program goals should be to affect local, state, regional, or national level change. Most grants are for general support. Abel...

GrantWatch ID#: 173683

Grants to Maine Nonprofit Theaters for Program, Capital, Operating, and Capacity Building Su...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit theaters and theater groups to enhance theater presentation throughout the State. Funding is intended to support both community and professional theater organizations with live theater production and presentation. Funds will be awarded for programmatic, cap...

GrantWatch ID#: 181235

Grants to USA Community Groups or Sports-Based Youth Groups for Lacrosse Programming

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA community groups or sports-based youth groups for lacrosse programming for underrepresented youth. Funding is intended to be flexible enough to enable applicants to address needs that are unique to their lacrosse community. Funding is also intended to ensure that all children have access to la...

GrantWatch ID#: 186694

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Arts, Housing, Health, Environment, a...

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations to promote community development in areas where the funding source has a business presence. Emphasis is placed on projects that will benefit low and moderate-income families and individuals. Focus areas include education, economic development, housing, arts and culture, health, and h...

GrantWatch ID#: 161531
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Plan and Build a Community Playground

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants of $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, municipal agencies, and schools to purchase playground equipment to be used for the construction or renovation of a playground. Funding is intended to serve children from low-income families by creating safe play spaces for local communities, including the replacement of un...

GrantWatch ID#: 181051
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Improve the Quality of Library...

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 147018
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Drinking Water and Natural Gas Resources

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants to USA nonprofits to address environmental issues, specifically the protection of clean drinking water resources, as well as efforts to challenge the development of natural gas use and infrastructure in New York State. Funding is intended for projects that promote enforceable water policies and that advance cleaner ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177028
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Development Projects to Enhance the Welfare of You...

Deadline 09/29/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects aimed to enhance the welfare of infants and children up to age 7. Funding is intended to support early childhood play and education, early childhood welfare, and parenting education. Welfare is broadly defined to include physical and mental healt...

GrantWatch ID#: 181620
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Grants to Maine and Florida Nonprofits to Increase the Economic and Educational Development ...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Maine and Florida nonprofit organizations for programs that address the educational, medical, social, economic, and general welfare needs of local residents. Priority will be placed on programs that improve the health and wellness of children and young adults, as well as projects that increase the educational and...

GrantWatch ID#: 143305
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Groups for Programs to Provide Organic Food to Food Insecure Pop...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and grassroots groups for programs that provide healthy, organic food and nutrition education to people who are food insecure. Successful proposals should meet one or more of the following priorities: provision of nutrition counseling and food preparation education, utilization and dis...

GrantWatch ID#: 156970
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies for Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Ho...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, local and state governments, and public housing agencies for a broad range of activities to prevent homelessness and rehouse those in need. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. The Continuum of Care (CoC) Prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 162568
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In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Improve Organizational Management and Ca...

Deadline 09/30/19

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 USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies to Improve Human Services

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies to advance the quality of human services and promote racial equity. Funding is intended for programs that eliminate social barriers and advance policy solutions that help people to transition from poverty to long-term cycles of success.

GrantWatch ID#: 178447
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Urgent or Short-Term Programs for Legal Research, Education, or...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofits to start or improve short-term programs that address immediate issues in the areas of law-related education, research, or public service projects. Funding is intended to enhance support of law-related programs and projects that address the needs of underserved communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 184364