Literacy Grants: 

Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promote Diversity

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Priority will be giv... GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Northern Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals to Address Community Needs

Deadline: 10/23/17

Grants to Northern Canadian diverse teams of organizations and individuals for programs and projects that address community needs and challenges. Nominated teams should address the root causes, rather than the symptoms, of priority issue areas in t... GrantWatch ID#: 174884

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Major Projects in Arts, Education, Health, and Environment

Deadline: 11/16/17
LOI Date: 10/03/17

Grants to Northwest Oregon nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to benefit local communities in a broad range of areas. LOIs are due October 3, 2017. Program areas include education, arts and culture, environmental preservation,... GrantWatch ID#: 177339

Grants to Lane County, Oregon Organizations and Groups for Public Cultural Events in Springfield

Deadline: 09/26/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,500 to Lane County, Oregon organizations and groups to provide cultural opportunities within the City of Springfield. Activities may include theater, dance, visual art, concerts, and literature. Funding is available fo... GrantWatch ID#: 179729

Grants to Rehoboth, Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Individuals for Arts and Humanities Activit...

Deadline: 10/16/17

Grants to Rehoboth, Massachusetts nonprofits, schools, libraries, municipal agencies, religious organizations, and individuals for arts, social sciences, and humanities activities. Funding will support a broad range of projects and programs benefitt... GrantWatch ID#: 150876

Grants to Texas Nonprofits and Agencies for Assistance to Veterans and Their Families

Deadline: 10/26/17

Grants starting at $5,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies for assistance to veterans and their families. Funding is intended for emergency assistance, family and children's services, transportation, legal services (excludi... GrantWatch ID#: 164527


Grants to San Luis Obispo County, California Nonprofits for Education, Health, Financial Stability, and Community...

Deadline: 10/11/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to San Luis Obispo County, California nonprofit organizations for programs that will make a positive and measurable impact on local communities. Funding is intended for education, health, financial stability, and nonprofit cap... GrantWatch ID#: 141647

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, LEAs, IHEs, and Libraries for Adult Education Distance Learning Programs

Deadline: 12/22/17
LOI Date: 10/06/17

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofits, local education agencies, libraries, and other organizations that provide adult education and literacy services to support or establish distance learning programs. The purpose of this program is to improve access ... GrantWatch ID#: 181895

Grants to Surprise, Arizona Neighborhoods for Community Improvements and Engagement

Deadline: 11/10/17

Grants to Surprise, Arizona neighborhoods for activities that will engage residents and promote community spirit. This program supports the involvement of resident groups and other organizations in neighborhood-initiated community building, planning... GrantWatch ID#: 175866

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for Short-Term and Small Financial Needs

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for unexpected needs that are short-term or on a smaller financial scale. Funding is intended to support organizations fulfill their respective operations or missions. Past funding ha... GrantWatch ID#: 179944

Grants to New Mexico LEAs and Charter Schools to Enhance Education for Students of All Backgrounds

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to New Mexico local education agencies and charter schools to ensure that elementary, middle, and high school students of all backgrounds have access to quality education. This program supports schools in providing a well-... GrantWatch ID#: 182172

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Historical Records Preservation and Access

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, museums, and IHEs to support the preservation of and access to historical records. Funding may also be used to enhance and develop archival programs or to t... GrantWatch ID#: 174585

Grants to Albuquerque, New Mexico Public School Teachers and Staff for Innovative Classroom Projects

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Albuquerque, New Mexico K-12 public school teachers and staff to provide students with innovative educational opportunities. Funding is specifically intended to support classroom projects that advance student learning in th... GrantWatch ID#: 176062

Grants to Oakland County, Michigan Nonprofits for Legal Outreach to the Local Community

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants to Oakland County, Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs that educate the community on legal matters and create access to legal services. Funding is also intended for the enhancement of the local legal library collection. Specific gra... GrantWatch ID#: 180215

Grant to a Massachusetts, Nonprofit, IHE, LEA, or Library for Adult Basic Education Programs

Deadline: 12/22/17
LOI Date: 10/06/17
Conference Date: 09/26/17

Grant to a Massachusetts nonprofit, IHE, library, or local education agency for the provision of high-quality adult basic education programs for qualifying adults. These programs must serve qualifying adults who are unable or unwilling to enroll in ... GrantWatch ID#: 157080

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Churches for Benefit to the Tri-Cities Area

Deadline: 09/27/17

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and churches for community benefit initiatives in the Tri-Cities area. A letter of inquiry is due four to six weeks before the deadline. Funding areas include... GrantWatch ID#: 175210

Grants to Bexar County, Texas Nonprofits for Arts in Education, Healthy Lifestyles, and Lifelong Learning

Deadline: 01/12/18
LOI Date: 09/29/17

Grants in the range of $10,000 to Bexar County, Texas nonprofits for dual generation programs that promote lifelong learning, self-reliance, healthy lifestyles, and that utilize arts to enhance the quality of life in the region. LOIs are due on Sept... GrantWatch ID#: 126081

Grants to Minnesota Public Libraries to Construct, Renovate, and Improve Library Facilities

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Minnesota public library jurisdictions for construction, improvement, or renovation projects to improve library facilities and accessibility. Larger projects will require a predesign approval in advance of the deadline date. Funding may be... GrantWatch ID#: 146710

Grants to Citrus County, Florida Public School Teachers for Literacy and STEM Projects

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants of up to $500 and $1,000 to Citrus County, Florida public schools teachers, departments, and Resource Centers for literacy and STEM projects. Funding is intended for projects that will enhance classroom instruction and class curriculum. Fundi... GrantWatch ID#: 166026

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics, Writers, and Scholars for Research in New York City

Deadline: 09/29/17

Fellowships providing a stipend of $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, creative writers, and independent scholars to carry out projects drawing from New York City Public Library’s research division. The division’s collections co... GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Health Education, Outreach, and Access

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits for community-based or statewide health programs focused on prevention, education, and outreach. Priority will be given to evidence-based health initiatives led by member physicians or for pilot projects that demonstra... GrantWatch ID#: 173567

Grants to Scott County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Scott County, Iowa nonprofits, local governments, agencies, IHEs, and schools to address the needs of community residents. For reference, previously funded areas included education, conservation, disabilities, historic preservation, fire a... GrantWatch ID#: 175270

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Charitable Legal Services and Activities

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations to benefit communities throughout the province by providing legal education, legal aid, legal research, and other law-related activities. All projects must be culturally sensitive, respect diversity... GrantWatch ID#: 178712

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Journalism and Public Media Projects that Focus on Important Political and Social I...

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to USA nonprofits for public interest media projects that increases awareness about important social, environmental, and political issues. The ultimate goal of these grants is to promote a better informed American citizenry. As such, fundin... GrantWatch ID#: 179466

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Programs

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents by focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in kinderg... GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to Prince George's County, Maryland Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for Child Care Services

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Prince George’s County, Maryland nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and IHEs to offer comprehensive child care and development services. Organizations must serve primarily economically disadvantaged families and children. The ... GrantWatch ID#: 182213

Grants to Calgary, Alberta Public Schools and Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Student Success

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to Alberta public schools and nonprofits that provide K-12 public school programming for innovative educational programs and initiatives that benefit Calgary students and help them excel. Key themes of support i... GrantWatch ID#: 136815

Grants to Minnesota Credit Unions for Community Programs on Financial Education and Literacy

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Minnesota credit unions for financial education projects that benefit the community. Projects can include teaching financial literacy classes, establishing branches in local schools, hosting credit and budgeting seminars, and collaborating... GrantWatch ID#: 148100

Grants to Kansas Libraries to Purchase Copies of Literature with Kansas-Related Themes

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Kansas public, school, and academic libraries to reimburse the purchase of eligible books by Kansans or about Kansas. The purpose of this grant is to promote lifelong learning, literacy, and access to library materials for state residents.... GrantWatch ID#: 148684

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador Nonprofits for Health, Environment, Education, Arts, and Civic Programs

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador nonprofits and municipalities for a wide range of programs that promote the well-being of local residents and contribute to the development of healthy communities. Funding is intended to support pr... GrantWatch ID#: 152880

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community, Education, Human Services, and Arts Programs

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Oregon nonprofits, qualified tribal and governmental agencies, and public school systems for programs and projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on the are... GrantWatch ID#: 157283

Grants to Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Community Development, Human Services, Educ...

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families in the areas of community development, education, human services, and arts and culture. Eligible counties inc... GrantWatch ID#: 157295

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and Documentary Fields

Deadline: 09/30/17

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and cu... GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to Story County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Health, Environment, and Arts

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $6,000 to Story County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and public agencies such as libraries, volunteer fire departments, schools, and universities to positively impact local residents. Possible program areas include education, arts, c... GrantWatch ID#: 172752

Grants to Delaware Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life in the Greater Lewes Region

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants typically ranging from $500 to $1,000 to Delaware nonprofit organizations for programs that enhance the quality of life for those living and working in the Greater Lewes region. Previous grants have supported scholarships for girls' athletic ... GrantWatch ID#: 174055

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nonprofits and For-Profits for Quality Arts and Culture Programs

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania nonprofit and for-profit organizations for high-quality arts and cultural programs, projects, and events for residents. Funding is intended to support arts and culture organizations that strive to create, preserv... GrantWatch ID#: 174430

Grants to USA Youth Volunteers for Community Service Projects

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of $500 to USA youth for volunteer projects that positively impact their communities. Youth must begin the application process by September 15. Applicants are encouraged to use activities they enjoy, such as arts, reading, learning, sports, a... GrantWatch ID#: 174878

Grants to Georgia Nonprofit Organizations for Public Humanities Programming

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations, museums, IHEs, libraries, and historical societies for cultural programming to strengthens communities through shared experiences and dialogue. Examples of projects include exhibitions, walk... GrantWatch ID#: 175394

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Affordable Housing, Basic Needs, and Economic Stability

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and government agencies to improve quality of life and economic stability for low- and moderate-income families within the funding source’s service area. Applicants must c... GrantWatch ID#: 176759

Grants to Iowa and Missouri Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Strengthen Communities and Develop Local Infrastruct...

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $500 to South Central Iowa and North Central Missouri nonprofits to strengthen communities within the funding source’s service area. Examples of eligible projects include developing public libraries, aiding ambulance and fire distr... GrantWatch ID#: 177501

Grants to Rhode Island and Connecticut Nonprofits for Health, Education, Arts, Human Services, and Environment

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $25,000 to Rhode Island and Connecticut nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include health, human services, education, comm... GrantWatch ID#: 178429

Grants to Central Vermont Nonprofits for Poverty Relief, Literacy, Housing, Environment, and Homelessness

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Vermont nonprofits for programs that will benefit local communities with the Chittenden County and Central Vermont area. Funding may be awarded for programs in the areas of workforce development, healthy meals, poverty relief, literacy, fi... GrantWatch ID#: 178583

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth and Education, and Economic Opportunity

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding may be requested for direct-services pro... GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to Lafayette County, Mississippi Individual Artists to Develop New Works of Art

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Mississippi individual artists to support the development and completion of a new work in the visual, music, film, and literary arts. The initial arts presentation must occur in Lafayette County. Funding is intended to ensure that those wi... GrantWatch ID#: 179052

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Women, Children, and the Community of Champaign-Urbana

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofits for community benefit projects in the Champaign-Urbana area. Funding is specifically intended for projects in the areas of families, women, child welfare and protection, shelter, health, hunger prevention, literacy, sch... GrantWatch ID#: 179110

Grants to Randolph County, Indiana Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Randolph County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for programs that will improve the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must contact the Foundation before applying. The Foundation has historically funded projects in the areas o... GrantWatch ID#: 179292

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits and Libraries to Enhance Library and Information Services

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to New Mexico libraries and library-affiliated nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of library and information services. Funding may be used to improve library programs, develop and maintain collections, and to updat... GrantWatch ID#: 179549

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $1,500 per year to Wyoming public library employees to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Funding must be used for activities that promote the individual employee’s continuing education, such as workshops, co... GrantWatch ID#: 179570

Grants to Connecticut Municipalities to Preserve and Manage Government Records

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $7,500 to Connecticut municipalities to preserve and manage their governmental records. Funding is intended to enable municipalities to improve efficiency and reduce the cost associated with records management. Through microfilming s... GrantWatch ID#: 180063

Grants to New Hampshire and Vermont Nonprofits, Schools, and Book Clubs for Community Building Literacy Programs

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants and in-kind products and training to New Hampshire and Vermont community organizations, classrooms, book groups, and after school programs serving underserved populations for literacy programs. Funding is intended to support efforts to streng... GrantWatch ID#: 182214

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