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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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Encourage Collaborations that Improve Healthcare for Ad...

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to encourage geographic collaborations that improve healthcare for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Funding is intended to foster new partnerships in local communities that will ultimately improve health care quality and delivery for ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 181843
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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 Individuals for Research on Hearing and Balance Functions of the Ear

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to USA individuals with an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree for research projects that relate to the hearing or balance functions of the ear, Meniere’s disease, or the societal costs of severe hearing loss. There are currently five different awards available, as outlined below: - AHRF Regular Grants: The Found...

GrantWatch ID#: 158225

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Historical Musical Perf...

Deadline 08/15/18

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, or International scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical musical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or editions, as well as public performance, recordings or other projects. The winner r...

GrantWatch ID#: 158738

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Professors to Conduct Research and Work in Finland

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International professors for an opportunity to work in Finland for a minimum of two months. Grantees will conduct research, give lectures, and work with Finnish companies. Deserving Finnish professors may apply to work at respected foreign universities. The Nokia Foundation promotes and suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 159206

Grants to USA Investigators at IHEs for Research to Investigate Visual Function and Disorders

Deadline 10/03/18 LOI Date: 08/15/18

Grants of up to $80,000 per year to USA early career investigators employed at institutions of higher education for innovative research on visual function and visual disorders. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support translational or basic research that enhances th...

GrantWatch ID#: 165867

Grants to USA and Israel Scientists for Collaborative Oceanic Sciences Research

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to USA and Israel scientists employed by nonprofits, IHEs, government research institutions, and hospitals for collaborative research projects in the field of marine oceanography. US applicants must discuss proposals with program staff prior to applying. All proposals must be jointly submitted by a US and Israel pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 170459

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Promoting Diversity in Science and ...

Deadline 08/15/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the promotion and participation of underrepresented groups in engineering and science fields and careers. This may include African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic men, women of all ethnic and racial groups, and peopl...

GrantWatch ID#: 171301

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Horticulture Learning Programs and R...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for ornamental horticulture educational and research initiatives, focused primarily in North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and Australia. Funding is intended to support projects that directly further research or educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172498

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Gender and Rac...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for projects that promote racial, gender, and economic justice. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit, and are directed by, women and girls. Eligible programs focus on activism, political change, and empowerment. Small and start-up organizat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172504

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Mountain Climbing Activities and Land Sustainability

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $8,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to protect and conserve mountain climbing resources. Funding is intended to help create healthy landscapes, empower local climbing communities, and promote respect for climbing locations. Projects must: - Have measurable, high impact yet achievable go...

GrantWatch ID#: 173943

Grants to Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple USA States to Help Individuals with Autism

Deadline 10/05/18 LOI Date: 08/15/18

Grants of up to $9,999 and grand ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Central Florida nonprofits and schools to assist individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Applicants requesting funds greater than $9,99...

GrantWatch ID#: 174331

Grants to USA Athletes to Participate in World-Class Competitions and Pursue Excellence in S...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to USA talented athletes to participate in world-class athletic competitions and pursue excellence in their sport of choice. Funding is intended to cover costs related to coaching, training, equipment, and event participation, including travel expenses. Funding evaluation shall include assessment of an applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 175816

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, Canada, and International Researchers for Research Projects and Publications R...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $1,200 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for research projects and publications that focus on promoting classic song. Eligible applications may be submitted at any stage of research. Proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, and faculty will be considered. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181872

In-Kind Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs and Agencies to Implement Safety Techn...

Deadline 08/15/18

In-kind grants to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions and public sector organizations to implement safety technology to ensure students and others on campus receive immediate emergency assistance. Grantees receive access to an App that integrates with existing third-party applications. Specifically, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183139

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 Maine Agricultural Producers for Natural Resource Conservation Strategies

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants to Maine agricultural and forest producers to improve environmental sustainability and address issues involving natural resources. Funding is intended to address the following areas of focus: improving water and air quality, ground and surface water conservation, reduced soil sedimentation and erosion, and enhancing...

GrantWatch ID#: 172712

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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Classroom Teachers to Recognize Exceptional Ded...

Deadline 08/17/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to improving student outcomes in their communities. Applications are invited from teachers who demonstrate innovation in teaching, the ability to inspire students, and devotion to improving the educational environment. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181117

In-Kind Grants of School Supplies to USA School Teachers to Benefit Students in Need

Deadline 08/19/18

In-kind grants of fundamental school supplies to USA teachers to benefit children whose families cannot afford to purchase supplies. The program is intended to equip disadvantaged children in classrooms across the country with the necessary provisions for learning to ensure the success of every child. Grant recipients will...

GrantWatch ID#: 172741

Grants to USA Individuals Affiliated with CBOs, Agencies, and Institutions to Prevent Agricul...

Deadline 08/20/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA individuals affiliated with public or private institutions, community-based organizations, and government agencies for pilot projects and small-scale studies addressing the prevention of agriculture injuries and diseases for children up to age 18. Funds are allocated to support projects t...

GrantWatch ID#: 173147

Grants to USA Researchers to Address the Economic Impact of Changes in the Job Quality for L...

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

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research to address the causes and impacts of the shift in the quality of jobs available for less-skilled and moderately skilled workers. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Proposals are invited for investigator-initiated research that will broaden understanding of the role of ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920

Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of Social Sciences

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

Grants to USA scholars for behavioral economics research that draws from economics, psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Projects must examine and seek to improve the social and living conditions within the nation. The Russell Sage Foundation's progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Researchers for Innovative Research on Wealth Inequality

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

Grants to USA researchers for innovative research addressing the impact of economic inequality on the nation's population. LOIs are due no later than August 20. Studies will address how inequality has affected the political, economic, and social institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equali...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588

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 Scholars for Research on the Rise of Alternative Work Arrangements

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

Grants to USA scholars for innovative social sciences research addressing the increase of alternative work arrangements in the US workforce. LOIs are due by August 20. The Foundation invites proposals for research examining both the causes and consequences of alternative work arrangements. The Foundation defines altern...

GrantWatch ID#: 183563

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Classroom Supplies

Deadline 08/20/18

Grants in the form of a $250 gift card to USA K-12 teachers for creative classroom supplies. Applicants will be judged on a sample lesson plan that shows creativity, originality, and potential impact. Funding is intended to award and encourage classroom creativity, which helps foster individuality, expression, and creative...

GrantWatch ID#: 183709

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Support Humanities Fellowships

Deadline 08/22/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies to support fellowships that facilitate quality research and advanced study in the humanities. Funding is intended to sponsor scholars who are working away from their institutions and homes. Fellowships provide scholars with research time, a stimulating intellect...

GrantWatch ID#: 164803

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. The Foundation wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Grants to Support USA, Canada and International Projects and Activities Related to Ocean Ani...

Deadline 09/30/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to support USA, Canada, and International research, education, and conservation projects with particular focus on threatened ocean wildlife species and their habitats. The first stage application must be submitted and approved prior to submission of a full proposal. Only projects concerned with m...

GrantWatch ID#: 156544

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/24/18

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from any academic discipline, and preference is given to those in the early stage of their caree...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for Workplace Safe...

Deadline 10/26/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, agencies, IHEs, school districts, and faith-based organizations for innovative academic certificate and training programs in disciplines related to worker safety and health. LOIs are due August 26, 2018. This program will support high-quality academic training prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 162724

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Financial and Banking Literacy for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline 12/14/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide consumer education or information, or financial literacy or education. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. A special emphasis is placed on issues related to large financial institutions, basic banking, access to financial services, retail bank...

GrantWatch ID#: 166138

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
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Awards to Maine Nonprofit Board Members to Recognize Innovation and Passion in Leadership

Deadline 08/24/18

Awards of $5,000 to Maine nonprofit board leaders 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 successful transition. Applications must provide detailed...

GrantWatch ID#: 184198

Fellowships for Innovative Idea Sharing to USA, Canada, and International Individuals

Deadline 08/26/18

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International individuals to attend a multi-disciplinary conference centered around the sharing of innovative ideas. Fellows represent a broad range of fields, and may include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, scientists, human rights activities, NGO leaders, artists, inventors, and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 173665

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Farmers, Associations, and Corporations for Domestic Far...

Deadline 08/27/18

Grants and loans to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, farmers, farmers associations, and family farm corporations to provide farmworkers with off-farm housing and related facilities. Funding is available to construct, improve, repair, and purchase housing units for domestic farm laborers. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 145423

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Agencies, and Individuals to Enhance STEM Under...

Deadline 12/11/18 Conference Date: 08/28/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, government agencies, and individuals to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education. Unaffiliated individual applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The goal of this program is to increase diversity and interest in the STEM disciplines, prepare students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178034

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Municipalities, IHEs and Tribes for Entrepreneurship Projects

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, special district, and state municipalities, public and private IHEs, and tribes for collaborative entrepreneurship projects. Funding is intended for initiatives that aim to convert research into marketable products and services, businesses, and ultimately, jobs. Specificall...

GrantWatch ID#: 173166

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, IHEs, and Agencies for Humanities Radio, Television, and Film Prod...

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and higher education institutions to support humanities-oriented media productions. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations at least two to six weeks before the deadline. This program supports film, television, and radio projects tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 178020
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