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

Deadline 10/15/18

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 the Canadian Arctic. Geographically, the impacts of the proposed project must...

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

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 Southwest Minnesota Nonprofits for Health, Education, Financial Stability, Hunger, ...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit residents of the Southwest area of the state. Proposals should address issues in the areas of health, education, financial stability, hunger, and safety and wellbeing. Grants can be used for projects such as: program work including p...

GrantWatch ID#: 174741

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, LEAs, IHEs, and Libraries for Literacy and Adult Educat...

Deadline 08/27/18

Grants to South Carolina nonprofits, libraries, local education agencies, IHEs, and housing authorities to help immigrants and other English language learners the skills they need to succeed in the workforce. This program encompasses training and employment services, as well as adult education and literacy programs. In...

GrantWatch ID#: 183492

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple Regio...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, government agencies, libraries, and schools in multiple regions for K-12 programs in general and STEM education. Applicants must first contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply. The Monsanto Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 178171

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

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to Idaho nonprofits, government agencies, schools, corporations, IHEs, groups, teachers, and individuals for a broad range of humanities projects. Projects will engage state citizens in history, literature, ethics, philosophy, archaeology, languages, art history, and other humanities disciplines. The Humanities ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173127

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, Agencies, and Groups for Humanities Programming

Deadline 08/20/18

Grants of over $1,000 to Montana nonprofits, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and groups to support a broad range of humanities projects serving public audiences. Applicants should consult with program staff prior to applying. All supported projects must have the following features: -A central focus in the humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 179925

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies for Humanities Media Documentary P...

Deadline 08/20/18

Grants ranging from $8,000 to $10,000 to Montana nonprofits, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and groups for humanities-oriented film, video, radio, and internet-based documentary projects. Applicants are required to contact program staff prior to applying. This program is intended to provide funding for major proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 181325

Grants to Maryland Title I Schools for PreK-8 Literacy Programs

Deadline 09/17/18 Conference Date: 08/20/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Maryland Title I schools for PreK-8 literacy programs. Funding is intended for evidence-based programs that will help students achieve appropriate literacy proficiency by the end of 8th grade. Priority will be given to programs serving a high concentration of students living in poverty. Applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 184184

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, and Recreation Program...

Deadline 08/21/18

Grants totaling $10,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of Saluda. First-time applicants must first contact the funding source. Funding may be requested for civic events occurring in Saluda, special projects, and capital funding. Funding is For: - Civic events in Saluda, which are open to...

GrantWatch ID#: 146008

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Individuals, and Agencies for Community Arts Programs in Lewi...

Deadline 09/15/18 Conference Date: 08/21/18

Grants ranging from $300 to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, individuals artists, municipal agencies, libraries, and tribal organizations for community arts initiatives in eligible counties. New applicants must attend a training workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to promote arts exp...

GrantWatch ID#: 173939

Grants to Texas Nonprofits in New Braunfels and Comal County for Basic Needs, Health, Educat...

Deadline 08/22/18

Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for activities that address community needs in New Braunfels and Comal County. Funding is intended for the focus areas of basic needs, physical and mental health, education, youth, family, and senior services, community development, and capacity building. Funding area details: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180013

Grants to Moore County, North Carolina Nonprofits and Schools for Local Arts Activities

Deadline 08/24/18

Grants to Moore County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations and schools to support local arts activities. The purpose of this grant is to provide citizens with access to high-quality arts experiences. Priority will be given to the programs and operations of qualified arts organizations. Lower priority will be given to a...

GrantWatch ID#: 147849

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 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 Vermont Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Humanities Projects

Deadline 10/05/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Vermont nonprofit organizations, schools, government agencies, and higher education institutions to support a broad range of humanities projects. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Eligible types of requests include public humanities programming, educational out...

GrantWatch ID#: 179173

Grants to Tippecanoe County, Indiana Nonprofits for Community Programs

Deadline 08/28/18

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 Broomfield County, Colorado Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Science, Arts, ...

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants to Colorado nonprofits, libraries, and schools for science, arts, and culture programs that will benefit the greater Broomfield County community. Priority is given to new, unique, or innovative programs that address unmet needs in science, art, or culture. Collaboration is strongly encouraged. Special considerati...

GrantWatch ID#: 175035

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 Mississippi Nonprofits, Schools and IHEs for Health, Education, and Community Bene...

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Mississippi nonprofit organizations, schools, and IHEs to benefit residents of Forrest, Covington, Lamar, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Pearl River, Perry, and Marion Counties. Areas of interest include health and education, though consideration will also be given to activities falling under other c...

GrantWatch ID#: 183535

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

Grants to Allegany County, New York Nonprofits for Social, Educational, Civic, and Cultural ...

Deadline 08/30/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to New York nonprofits for social, educational, civic, and cultural projects that bring significant benefit to the residents of Allegany County. Priority will be given to special projects that are non-recurring rather than campaigns to fund general operations. Area service organizations l...

GrantWatch ID#: 180795

Grants to Nebraska Municipalities and Counties to Invest in Community Infrastructure

Deadline 08/30/18

Grants to Nebraska counties and municipalities, excluding Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, and Bellevue, for the development of public infrastructure. Examples of eligible projects include streets, sewer and water systems, senior centers, community centers, daycare centers, parks, and libraries. Community Development Bloc...

GrantWatch ID#: 181203

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

Deadline 09/28/18 Conference Date: 08/30/18

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 South and Central Texas Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Medical, Scientific, and L...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to South and Central Texas nonprofit organizations for a wide range of programs and projects that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for arts and culture, literacy, charitable, education, scientific, and medical purposes. The funding source primarily makes grants for specific programs, campaigns, or proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 143430
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Scientific, Educational, Literary, Charitable, and Religiou...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for scientific, educational, literary, charitable, and religious initiatives, primarily in the Quincy area. Funding may be used for programming, operating expenses, and capital projects. Preference will be given to organizations in the City of Quincy and its surro...

GrantWatch ID#: 146962

Grant to a USA Librarian in Multiple States for Health Sciences Leadership Training

Deadline 08/31/18

Grant of up to $4,000 to an Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas librarian affiliated with a funding source member institution for mentorship opportunities. The purpose of this award is to prepare and motivate a librarian for a leadership position in an academic health sciences library. The mission of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 153054

Grants to Dekalb County, Indiana Nonprofits to Support Literacy Opportunities for All Ages

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Dekalb County, Indiana nonprofit organizations to support literacy opportunities for children and adults. Preference is given to organizations that use their resources in a cost-effective manner and that address the local literacy needs. Funding is intended to encourage community members to be involved in literac...

GrantWatch ID#: 159178

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Residents of the Dyersville Area

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Iowa nonprofits for projects that improve the quality of life for residents of the Dyersville area. Past grants have funded a new ambulance unit, computers for local schools, and safety upgrades for a residential care center. Eligible locations include the communities of Dyersville, Earlville, Farley, Luxemburg, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160440

Grants to Southeastern Arizona Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Health, and ...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to benefit Graham and Greenlee Counties by improving the quality of life, education, and health of local residents. The Foundation is offering two grants, each with a different focus. The Nonprofit Grant benefits organizations that offer programs r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167713

Grants to Miami County, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Health, and Human Services

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Miami County, Ohio local nonprofit organizations for programs that promote and encourage health, welfare, and education. Past funding has been used to benefit programs ranging from schools, soup kitchens, abuse shelters, health clinics, libraries, youth groups, faith-based organizations, food pantries, and fire a...

GrantWatch ID#: 169384

Grants to Delaware Nonprofits to Support Programs that Address Civic, Agricultural, and Soci...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Delaware nonprofit organizations to meet civic, social, and agricultural needs within the State. Consideration will also be given to other scientific, educational, and charitable initiatives. Funding may support a broad range of areas, such as arts, health and human services, environment, agriculture, and educati...

GrantWatch ID#: 172820

Grants to Laclede County, Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Meet Basic Needs and...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Laclede County, Missouri nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies address the root causes of poverty and promote community awareness around this issue. For the current grant round, funding may be requested for programs that address basic needs, such as shelter, food, social services, disaster rel...

GrantWatch ID#: 173073

Grants to Truman Lake Area, Missouri Nonprofits, School Programs, and Faith-Based Programs to...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants up to $5,000 to Missouri nonprofit organizations, school programs, agencies, and faith-based programs for projects to benefit the residents of Henry County and Truman Lake area. Past grants have included early reading programs, subsidized day camps, and programs that meet the basic needs of underserved communities. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173114

Grants to Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana Nonprofits to Meet the Needs of Children

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs and projects to help children (ages 18 and under) in need. Funding may be requested for services that help meed the medical, educational, social, and financial needs of children. Program Categories: -Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 175019

Grants to Louisiana Organizations for Public Humanities Programs, Scholarly Research, and Ed...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Louisiana organizations for projects that provide access to the humanities for local residents. Programs may include documentary projects, scholarly research, digital humanities projects, and humanities-based educational initiatives. Eligible projects include new and continuing sch...

GrantWatch ID#: 175249

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

Deadline 08/31/18

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 Utah Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for the Digital Preservation of Historic Docum...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Utah nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, museums, archives, and IHEs for the digital preservation of historic resources. All projects must involve public access to the records and documents. This could include an online digital images database, online index or search tool, pub...

GrantWatch ID#: 177371

Grants to East Moline, Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects to Improve the Quality ...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to East Moline area, Illinois nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies for a range of programs and capital projects designed to strengthen the local community. On occasion, governmental entities such as public libraries and schools are also supported. Funding is intended for the areas of education, arts and...

GrantWatch ID#: 178169

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Strengthen Low and Moderate-In...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations, tribal and governmental agencies, and public schools for programs that benefit low and moderate-income families and individuals. Program areas include community development, education, human services, arts and culture, and the environment. For the purposes of these grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 179702

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Agencies, School Districts, and Colleges in Eligible Counties f...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Indiana nonprofits, government agencies, school districts, and colleges for programs and projects that contribute to the health and/or welfare of those living in Dubois, Crawford, Orange, Martin, Perry, and Pike Counties. Funding will be provided for programs and projects that benefit people and organizations su...

GrantWatch ID#: 180811

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Community Programming that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations to benefit provincial residents through a wide range of community programs. An organization may apply in the following focus areas: sport, arts and culture, the environment, human and social services, public safety, and parent advisory councils. Applications will be consid...

GrantWatch ID#: 181074

Grants to Adirondack Park, New York Nonprofits for Arts, Libraries, Health, and Environmenta...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants typically ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Adirondack Park, New York nonprofits for programs and services to improve the quality of life of the people who live in the Adirondacks year-round. The Foundation is focused on funding historical associations, arts organizations, health and nutrition programs, libraries, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182951

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for the Child Development, Health, and Education of Local Afri...

Deadline 08/31/18

Matching grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations for community-based educational, health, or socio-economic programs to benefit children that are the most affected by systemic inequity. Specifically, funding is intended for programs to assist local African American children, particularly those children living in single...

GrantWatch ID#: 183143
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Grants to Texas Public Libraries for Educational Contributions to the Local Community

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $40,000 to Texas public libraries for projects that improve library educational services in local communities. Funding is intended to support libraries that serve populations of 50,000 or less. Applicant libraries must demonstrate how projects will address local educational needs and offer mea...

GrantWatch ID#: 155771

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs and Capital Projects in Education...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants to Ohio nonprofits, governmental agencies, churches, and schools in eligible regions for programs and capital projects. Areas of interest include recreation, festivals, arts, education, community development, and human needs. Generally, organizations must be located in Middletown, Franklin, Monroe, Trenton, Lemon To...

GrantWatch ID#: 158321
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317

Grants to USA Teachers for a Professional Development Workshop on Youth Literature

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants of up to $750 to USA early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of young adult literature, as well as how they intend to use young adults books and the resources they a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Human Needs, and Education Projects in W...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit the Washington County community. Programs may fall in the areas of arts and humanities, education, environment and animal welfare, health and fitness, human needs, community improvement, and religious/faith-based projects. Funding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173143

Grants to Iowa and Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Environment, a...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Iowa and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and colleges for programs and projects that focus on helping families, promoting education, and improving the environment. Priorities for each of these focus areas are outlined below. Focus area details: H...

GrantWatch ID#: 173272