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Grants to Southwestern Idaho Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Health, and Financ...

Deadline 12/11/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $30,000 to Southwestern Idaho nonprofits for programs in the areas of health, financial stability, cultural arts, the environment, and education. The purpose of funding is to support programs and services that are well planned and executed to benefit the community. The Foundation prefers r...

GrantWatch ID#: 176149

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Planning Organizations to Integrate Art...

Deadline 03/18/19 LOI Date: 12/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to Vermont nonprofits, libraries, schools, municipalities, historical societies, and regional planning organizations for infrastructure improvement projects that include an art component. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects whic...

GrantWatch ID#: 150760

Grants to Southwest Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Arts Performances and Proj...

Deadline 12/12/18

Grants of up to $7,000 to Southwest Minnesota nonprofit organizations to promote the production and appreciation of the arts in eligible counties within the region. Funding is intended to support arts projects, exhibits, performances, and events in the eighteen counties of the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council service regio...

GrantWatch ID#: 173901

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio Educators for Technology Purchases to Help Deaf Students wit...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Franklin County, Ohio school administrators working with teachers of children who are deaf and/or hard of hearing to purchase technology that will help strengthen their students' literacy skills. Funding will be provided for items such as equipment, software, and/or pertinent accessories or perip...

GrantWatch ID#: 177011

Grants to Idaho Affiliates of the Funding Source for K-12 STEM Projects

Deadline 01/11/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Idaho affiliates of the Funding Source, in collaboration with libraries, schools, and community organizations, for hands-on projects to engage K-12 students in STEM subjects. Priority is given to projects serving rural, underrepresented, first-generation, low-income, or female students. SGC is es...

GrantWatch ID#: 184491

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Libraries for Community Book Events and Read...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public libraries for community reading programs and book events. Funding is intended to support keynote sessions, lectures by authors, panel discussions, writing contests, performances, and boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184644

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, IHEs, LEAs, and Agencies to Employ Volunteer Staff for Comm...

Deadline 12/18/18 LOI Date: 12/11/18

Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, LEAs, IHEs, government agencies, and labor organizations to employ volunteer staff to carry out community services. Applicants must attend a technical assistance session and submit a notice of intent to apply before applying. AmeriCorps is a national service network that pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 139958

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 12/28/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Eligible artists must partner with a fiscal sponsor in order to apply. Priority will be given to organizations and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Public Arts Presentations and ...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to West Virginia nonprofit arts organizations, government agencies, and school boards to provide the public with opportunities to engage with the arts. Sub-categories include presenting artists, performing arts, visual arts, media arts, and folk/traditional arts. Applicants must submit an LOI prior ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168940

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Perform...

Deadline 12/10/18

Awards of $4,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works in the media, visual, literary, and performing arts disciplines. Proposals must demonstrate the following qualities: high level of skill and technical expertise, ability to push boundaries, innovation, ingenuity and rigor in artistic prod...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

Grants to USA Agencies and Nonprofits in Southern States for Literary Events Featuring Touri...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee nonprofit organizations and government agencies to host presentations by out-of-state writers. Funding will support literary projects that contain a public reading as well as an e...

GrantWatch ID#: 180099

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19 LOI Date: 12/12/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to New Jersey PreK-12 Schools to Host Professional Artist Residencies

Deadline 02/08/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to New Jersey PreK-12 schools to host classroom residencies with qualified professional artists. The purpose of this program is to give students and teachers the opportunity to learn more about the creative process. For the current year, preference will be given to residencies focusing on the perfor...

GrantWatch ID#: 176738

In-Kind Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Audio Music or Video Pro...

Deadline 12/10/18

In-kind award valued at up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to purchase audio music or video products that will contribute to the library's collection and increase public exposure to these formats. Applicants should demonstrate how their project will benefit greatly from new audio music or video ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164636

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Romance Fiction and Related Prog...

Deadline 12/10/18

Grants of $4,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to expand or build up its romance fiction collection, as well as to fund romance fiction programs. Funding is intended to purchase romance fiction or for program expenses such as author honorariums, travel expenses, or others. The applying library must d...

GrantWatch ID#: 164637

Grants to West Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Arts Productions, Cre...

Deadline 02/05/19 Conference Date: 12/11/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to West Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, IHEs, libraries, and museums for a range of arts-related projects, such as exhibits, productions, school residencies, and touring artists. Qualifying activities directly involve the performance, exhibition, or creation o...

GrantWatch ID#: 174003
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Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Agencies for Historic Preservation Edu...

Deadline 02/28/19 Conference Date: 12/11/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, and government agencies for educational activities related to the preservation and protection of historic places, structures, and properties. Funding is intended for projects such as presentations, lectures, workshops, booklets, brochures, readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177704

Grants to USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico Schools and IHEs for Active Learning Classroo...

Deadline 02/01/19 Conference Date: 12/11/18

Grants valued at $67,000 to USA and territories, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico educational institutions for specially designed classrooms to promote active learning. Funding is intended to provide furniture, training, and learning environment evaluation measurement tools for classrooms serving up to 30 students in school...

GrantWatch ID#: 184590

In-Kind Grants to New Hampshire and Vermont Organizations and Schools to Promote Literacy fo...

Deadline 12/12/18

In-kind grants to New Hampshire and Vermont social services providers, community organizations, and school-based programs to promote literacy for at-risk and low-income children between the ages of 0 and 12. This program offers new quality books, inspiring literacy activities, and program support. Applicants must serve low...

GrantWatch ID#: 180395
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools in Eligible Counties for Ar...

Deadline 02/01/19 Conference Date: 12/12/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and schools for arts projects in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support projects that result in the creation of artistic works and performances across a range of visual, media, performing, and literary art fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175625

Grants to Middle Tennessee Nonprofits for Education, Youth, and Conservation Projects

Deadline 01/15/19 Conference Date: 12/12/18

Grants to Middle Tennessee nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for projects and programs that focus on the areas of education, low-income youth, and wildlife habitat preservation, with an emphasis on habitats that are important for hunting and fishing. Further details and definitions for each of these three focus ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176086

Grants to Garfield County, Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote and Foster Healthy Li...

Deadline 12/13/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Garfield County, Colorado nonprofits, government agencies, and community organizations to enable local residents to lead healthy lives. This program supports collaborative initiatives that provide community resources to ensure everyone has equal access to healthy lifestyles. GHCC goals: 1. In...

GrantWatch ID#: 180711

Grants to Juneau, Alaska Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Health and Social Services Pro...

Deadline 03/06/19 Conference Date: 12/13/18 LOI Date: 12/28/18

Grants to Juneau, Alaska nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools to provide health and social services programs in the local community. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and services that address the following social issues: homelessness, hospice, mental he...

GrantWatch ID#: 166939

Grants to Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits to Hire Local Youth for a Summer Work and Develop...

Deadline 12/14/18

Grants to Boston, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to hire local teens to work for their organizations during the summer of 2019. Funding is intended to give local teens access to job training and educational financial literacy programs to help them succeed in today's fast-paced economy. MLK Scholars is open to tee...

GrantWatch ID#: 127238

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Youth Development Programs in No...

Deadline 01/14/19 LOI Date: 12/14/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to Norwich, Connecticut nonprofits, schools, and municipal and governmental agencies for high-quality youth development programs and services that benefit socially and economically underprivileged youth. New applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. The ...

GrantWatch ID#: 140792
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Grants to Eastern Connecticut Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Youth Empowerment and Ba...

Deadline 01/14/19 LOI Date: 12/14/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to Eastern Connecticut nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for programs that empower youth and address basic human needs. New applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Applications will be considered for programs benefitting...

GrantWatch ID#: 162692

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA, Canada, and Australia Educators in K-12 Public and Priva...

Deadline 12/14/18

Grants in the form of cash awards of up to $60,000 and In-kind services to USA, Canada, and Australia educators in K-12 public and private schools, including classroom teachers, special teachers (e.g., art teachers, music teachers), technology specialists, administrators, PTAs, and librarians/media specialists. Thirteen p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177784

Grants to North Florida and South Georgia Teachers to Enhance Curriculum Through Technology, ...

Deadline 12/14/18

Grants of $500 to North Florida and South Georgia teachers in eligible counties for programs that will enhance classroom learning. Funding may be used to incorporate financial literacy for students, bring technology into the classroom, and help students learn about community service. Eligible teachers are those who wor...

GrantWatch ID#: 179643
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Grants to Arkansas Nonprofits for Youth, Seniors, Arts, Education, and Capacity Building

Deadline 02/28/19 LOI Date: 12/15/18

Grants to Arkansas nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in the South Arkansas and Delta regions. Letters of inquiry are due June 15. Program areas include aging populations, children and youth, education, the indigent, nonprofit capacity building, arts, culture, and history. The majority of Foundation funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 171016

Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, Individuals, Schools, Corporations, and Groups for Hum...

Deadline 01/15/19 LOI Date: 12/15/18

Grants to Idaho nonprofits, government agencies, schools, corporations, IHEs, groups, teachers, and individuals for a broad range of humanities projects. Applicants must submit an initial application one month prior to the full application deadline. Funding is intended for projects that will engage State citizens in histor...

GrantWatch ID#: 173127

Grants to Ohio Credit Unions to Implement Financial Education Programs and Services

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants to Ohio credit unions to institute educational and informational outreach programs that offer financial services and financial education in local communities and schools. Eligible programs may also be those that target members and diverse populations. Funding is intended for community programming that fulfills the s...

GrantWatch ID#: 176979

Grants to Wyoming Libraries to Build Organizational Capacity

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants to Wyoming libraries for a broad range of activities that will enhance library capacity. Funding may be requested for staff training activities, the expansion of electronic and physical collections and patron resources, and general organizational development. The Endowment encourages applications that are multi-...

GrantWatch ID#: 177009

Grants to Utah, Wyoming, and Southeastern Idaho Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Civic,...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Utah, Wyoming, and Southeastern Idaho nonprofit organizations and, on occasion, government agencies for programs and projects that benefit residents within the funding source's service area. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on education, arts and culture, civic enhancements and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 178551

Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274

Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to California, Oregon, and Washington nonprofits and agencies for programs that benefit residents of communities served by the funding source. Programs may fall in the categories of arts and culture; education; civic enhancements and community benefit; and health, welfare, and social services.

GrantWatch ID#: 182869

Grants to Calgary Area, Alberta Charities to Support Grassroots Initiatives that Strengthen N...

Deadline 12/17/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Calgary Area, Alberta registered charities to support local initiatives that foster a sense of belonging in the community. Applicants should discuss proposals with program staff prior to applying. The Calgary area includes: Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Exshaw, Rocky View County, and the Municipal Dist...

GrantWatch ID#: 164757
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies for Public Humanities Projects

Deadline 01/28/19 LOI Date: 12/17/18

Grants of up to $7,500 and grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies for humanities projects serving public audiences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Consideration will be given to projects in a broad range of formats. Qualifying projects...

GrantWatch ID#: 179705

Grants to Albany County, New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Career Guidance and ...

Deadline 12/17/18

Grants to Albany County, New York nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions for youth career guidance and access to employment. Funding is intended to provide work to Albany County youth between the ages of 14 and 22 who are authorized to work or are eligible to obtain authorization to work...

GrantWatch ID#: 184251

Grants to New Jersey LEAs for Transitional Learning Programs for PreK-5 Students in Title I ...

Deadline 12/18/18

Grants to New Jersey Local Education Agencies that serve Title-I schools for programs that bridge early educational experiences for PreK-5 students. Required registrations may take several days to complete. Funding may be used to enhance and/or develop existing services for students, staff, and families. The Early Lear...

GrantWatch ID#: 184823
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Grants to USA Libraries, Agencies, Schools, and Nonprofits for Rural Library Improvements

Deadline 02/25/19 Conference Date: 12/18/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories libraries, agencies, schools, and nonprofits for improvements to rural and small libraries. Funding is intended for enhancements of school libraries at all educational levels, improving digital access and education at libraries, and engaging communities in the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184904

Contracts for Services to Washington, DC Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Comprehens...

Deadline 12/19/18

Contracts for services to Washington, DC nonprofits, organizations, and businesses for programs to prepare children from birth to age five for school. Funding is intended for programs to give disadvantaged children a strong early education so that they arrive in kindergarten on par with their peers. The federally-funded...

GrantWatch ID#: 132633

Grants to Canada Nonprofits for Heritage Preservation and Documentation

Deadline 01/08/19 Conference Date: 12/20/18

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations for heritage documentation and preservation. Funding is intended to support activities that improve digitization methods, cataloguing, information access, and networking among historical societies, archives, libraries, and other organizations with collections of regional or local s...

GrantWatch ID#: 177613

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania Educators for Outstanding Work in Education

Deadline 12/21/18

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania educators to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education. Award recipients will receive $1,000 for their school, a commemorative plaque, as well as $500 towards classroom expenses. Eligible nominees may be classroom teachers, librarians, therapists, and specialist...

GrantWatch ID#: 177100
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Grants to Tippecanoe County, Indiana Nonprofits for Community Programs

Deadline 12/25/18

Grants averaging $750 to Tippecanoe County, Indiana nonprofits to promote the welfare, happiness, education and development of community residents. Of particular interest are the aged, young, poor, special needs individuals, helpless, unfortunate, and underprivileged. Funding is also intended to further religious, charitab...

GrantWatch ID#: 150564

Grants to California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Assist Veterans in Finding Emp...

Deadline 12/27/18

Grants to California nonprofits, for-profits, local workforce development areas, training and education providers, and community- or faith-based organizations to help underemployed and unemployed veterans find rewarding civilian employment. Funding is intended to develop solutions that eliminate barriers to employment that...

GrantWatch ID#: 182642
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Grants to Oregon Organizations and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects in Union County

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants of up to $500 to Union County, Oregon cultural organizations and individuals for arts and cultural projects. Funding is intended for programs that align with the following areas of interest: performance arts, heritage, literary arts, visual arts, marketing, media arts, and technical assistance. The funding source pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 144533
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards with an honorarium of $3,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Schools for Community Services, Arts, and Li...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $50,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools for activities that address the root causes or consequences of environmental and social problems throughout the State. The Foundation prioritizes requests in the areas of literacy, the arts, and community services. The Fou...

GrantWatch ID#: 176557
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953
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Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Early Childhood Education Programs in Dallas County and Travis...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations in Dallas and Travis Counties for programs and projects that improve early childhood education. The funding source is committed to improving the greater Dallas and Austin communities by helping future generations achieve through early childhood learning. Through f...

GrantWatch ID#: 177900