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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies to Maintain and Develop Recreational Trails

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations and government agencies for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and related facilities. Eligible trails may be designated for motorized or non-motorized uses. Funding categories include acquisition and development and safety and environmental education. Program...

GrantWatch ID#: 172699

Matching Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Projects that Foster Opportunities for Jewis...

Deadline 11/16/18

Matching grants starting at $25,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and projects that strengthen women's empowerment in the Jewish community. Priority areas include encouraging girls to choose STEM education and careers and preventing gender-based discrimination and harassment in Jewish community workplaces and communal space...

GrantWatch ID#: 183983

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 03/20/19 LOI Date: 09/17/18

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 first submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following three goals: lifelong learnin...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Programs Related to Human Services, Youth, and Vet...

Deadline 08/31/18

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 to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth, Education, Human Needs, and Community...

Deadline 08/15/18

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

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Economic Development, Children's Welfare, and Social Services

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for state residents. Funding is primarily directed towards programs that promote economic development and children's welfare. Programs that promote social progress are also considered. All grant activities must take place within the St...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Human Services, Individuals with Disabilities, and Youth

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit human services organizations working with youth and individuals with disabilities. Applications will be considered from organizations that deliver innovative care or are working to develop new models and ideas for doing so. The Foundation supports organizations work...

GrantWatch ID#: 180876

Grants to USA CBOs to Facilitate Apprenticeship Opportunities and Training Programs for Wome...

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants to USA community-based organizations to encourage the participation of women in apprenticeship programs. Funding is intended to increase the presence of women in skills training programs to prepare them for employment in those fields. Programs should facilitate retention of women in these industries. Organization...

GrantWatch ID#: 128392

Grants to USA Nonprofits in New England States for Heritage Preservation Projects

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants of $1,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for historic preservation activities. Applications are invited from small and mid-sized heritage organizations for projects that promote historic preservation and advance the funding source’s goal of pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173480

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Churches, Schools, and IHEs for Small-Scale Humanities...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, churches, schools, and IHEs for small-scale public humanities projects. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Support is available for projects such as exhibits, reading and discussion programs, lecture a...

GrantWatch ID#: 179067

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by August 20, 2018. Questions on the LOI process should be submitte...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Building Projects and Community Improvements

Deadline 08/24/18

Grants starting at $2,001 to USA nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies in the Funding Source's service area for high-need community improvement projects. Funding may be used for projects such as grounds improvements, building upgrades and renovations, technology upgrades, as well as safety improvements. Lowe...

GrantWatch ID#: 180939

Grants to USA YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Camps, and JCCs for Innovative Community Projects

Deadline 08/24/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, camps, and Jewish Community Centers for innovative projects that create positive community change. Funding is intended to support projects that are distinct and unique to the organization, new and at an early stage of development, and scalable and significant. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181754

Grants to USA Tribes and Tribal Organizations to Increase Access to Treatment for Opioid Use...

Deadline 08/24/18

Grants to USA tribes and tribal organizations to address the opioid epidemic impacting tribal communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline. This program is intended to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to culturally-appropriate and evidence-...

GrantWatch ID#: 183970

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Projects Serving Public Audiences

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for a range of humanities projects serving the general public. This program supports a variety of forms of audience engagement. Applications should follow the parameters set out below for one of the following three categories: Community Convers...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Humanities TV, Film, and Radio Programs

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants ranging from $40,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for the development of television, radio, and film projects involving the humanities. Applicants are advised to complete or verify the required registrations at least two to six weeks before the deadline. The Media Projects pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178021

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

Deadline 08/30/18

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

Award to Recognize a USA Individual or Organization for Efforts to Address Issues Related to ...

Deadline 08/31/18

Award of $15,000 to a USA individual or organization that has taken concrete action to address issues related to family, volunteer, and professional caregiving in the USA. Award nominees will be those who have clearly demonstrated progress in one or more of the following areas: - Educating the public about the critical...

GrantWatch ID#: 144395

Grants to Maine Nonprofits to Promote Positive Development in Eligible Communities

Deadline 08/31/18

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 08/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. A funding inquiry is due August 31, 2018. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and the big questions, character virtue development, individual freedom and free markets, ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Health Programs

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and multiple states for ongoing community health programming with measurable and proven outcomes. The Foundation supports traditional or non-traditional approaches to solving problems in public health. This may include the provision of services directly to people, as well as programs t...

GrantWatch ID#: 171948

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

Deadline 08/31/18

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

Deadline 08/31/18

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 Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Colleges for Health, Hu...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants to Maine nonprofits, municipal and local government agencies, federally recognized Tribal governments, faith-based organizations, and (on a limited basis) colleges/universities and environmental charitable organizations for programs focusing on the areas of basic human needs, animal welfare, healthcare, public media...

GrantWatch ID#: 178891
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Plan and Build a Community Playground

Deadline 09/04/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181051

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

Deadline 09/10/18

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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Grants to USA State Agencies and Tribal Governments to Meet Elderly Service Needs in Disaste...

Deadline 09/14/18

Grants to USA tribal organizations and state units on aging to support elderly populations impacted by natural disasters. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. Funding amounts will be determined according to the number of older adults affected and the severity of need. Grants awarded under this ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164593
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in East Coast States for Youth Outdoor Opportunities

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to USA nonprofit organizations in east coast states for programs that provide outdoor opportunities for youth. Eligible states are Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168339
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Environment, Preservation, and Communit...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to nonprofits in Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Colorado, and Connecticut to benefit residents of eligible regions. Program priorities include environmental education and conservation, community service, arts, and historic preservation. Horizon Foundation support...

GrantWatch ID#: 169671
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Grants to USA Environmental Nonprofits in New England for Capacity Building and Program Deve...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,500 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofits to support established environmental groups to increase impact, collaborate, and build capacity. Funding is intended to support a wide range of volunteer-driven projects that contribute to environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 170466
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies to Meet the Transportation Needs of Older Adults

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations and government agencies to meet the transportation needs of older adults. Eligible requests include volunteer driver programs, transportation program expansions, transportation program improvements, and new social programs. Goal: The Maine Charity Foundation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173175
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Rural, Ethnic, and Indigenous Arts Act...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants 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. The purpose of this fund is to strengthen the future of local artistic traditions that have been influenced by ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173176
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Nonprofits East of the Mississippi River for Civil and Human Rights Initiatives

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants averaging $10,000 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 genera...

GrantWatch ID#: 173683

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Leadership and STEM Programs for Youth and Young Women

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $80,000 to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for youth leadership programs. Applicants are advised to contact the funding source well in advance of the deadline. Priority is given to STEM programs, as well as programs that help prepare young women for careers in STEM or business ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175524
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Research Institutions to Promote and Assist the Organic I...

Deadline 09/15/18

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. An LOI is required before submitting a full application. This fund provides a way for farmers to address the...

GrantWatch ID#: 180160

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged on the criteria of community impact and public benefit, potential, organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180251
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Grants to Maine Nonprofit Theaters for Program, Capital, Operating, and Capacity Building Su...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants 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. Assistance will be given for capacity-building, capital, programming, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181235
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools for Professional Development for ...

Deadline 03/20/19 LOI Date: 09/17/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools to enhance libraries through professional development and training of library employees. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application and should register online at least two weeks before applying. The Laura Bush 21st Cent...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Neighborhood Revitalization in Struggling...

Deadline 09/17/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and tribal entities for locally-driven strategies to meet the needs of struggling neighborhoods. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Program areas include housing, improving neighborhood conditions, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 171994
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Environment, Poverty Alleviat...

Deadline 12/22/18 LOI Date: 09/17/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits, government entities, public schools, and universities for charitable projects. Letters of intent are due September 17, 2018. Programs may fall in the areas of health, poverty alleviation, environment, and education. The Foundation seeks opportunities such as new ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174861
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Promote Gainful Employment for At-Risk Yo...

Deadline 09/18/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, schools, and tribes to provide pre-apprenticeship services in support of occupational skills training, education, and employment services for at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required...

GrantWatch ID#: 128055
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies for Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Ho...

Deadline 09/18/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for a broad range of activities to prevent homelessness and rehouse those in need. Project applications must be submitted no less than 30 days before the September 18 deadline to the continuum of care agency. Applicants are advised that regis...

GrantWatch ID#: 162568
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Healthcare Access for the Und...

Deadline 09/20/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that increase access to healthcare for the underserved. Funding is intended to support STEM education and to make a positive and lasting impact on healthcare and the health of residents in communities where Baxter employees live and work. Baxt...

GrantWatch ID#: 176176

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Media Projects Addressing Political, Social, and Environmental ...

Deadline 09/21/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for media projects that raise awareness of important political, social, and environmental issues. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry or contact program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to support a quality, non-commercial media that is substantive, fair, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179466

Grants to USA Organizations to Help Vulnerable Older Adults Build Social Support and Economi...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to USA and territories organizations for large-scale programs that help low-income adults age 50 and older stay connected to their communities and other individuals. Proposals may also include initiatives to support economic opportunity and end senior poverty, and should impact hundreds of thousands of adults. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184035
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Development Projects on Early Childhood Welfare an...

Deadline 09/29/18

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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Grants to USA Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Community Development

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include STEM education, road and vehicle safety, and community development. Consideration will also be given to requests benefitting Detroit communities. Focus Areas: General Motors is committe...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351
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Grants to USA Children and Youth Under the Age of 18 for Community Service Projects

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $250 and $1,000 to USA children and youth, ages 18 and under, to complete community service projects in their communities. Funding will be provided to support a wide variety of projects and events. Examples of eligible community service projects include: turning a vacant lot into a community garden, r...

GrantWatch ID#: 156531
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applications will be considered in the areas of c...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764