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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

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

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

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

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

Deadline 02/05/19

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

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

Deadline 02/01/19

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

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Agencies for Historic Preservation Edu...

Deadline 02/28/19

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

Deadline 03/06/19 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 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 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

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 Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools in Eligible Counties for Ar...

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

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 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 New York Nonprofits and IHEs to Document the History and Culture of Underrepresent...

Deadline 01/15/19 LOI Date: 12/22/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, archives, historical societies, libraries, and IHEs for the documentation of historical and cultural resources related to traditionally underrepresented groups. Nonprofit applicants must prequalify in the online grants system in advance of the deadline. Applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 168960

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 USA, Canada, and Mexico Organizations, Teachers and Youth for Neighborhood Wildlif...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $750 to USA, Canada, and Mexico organizations, schools, and youth for innovative neighborhood activities and events that incorporate birds, the arts, gardening, a science project, and community participation. Funding is intended for programs that inspire others to organize similar events in thei...

GrantWatch ID#: 177887
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for direct-services programming in the areas of educational attainment and economic opportunity. Priorities for each...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873
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Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Nonprofits to Enhance the Well-Being of Needy Chi...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $50,000 to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations in the Sioux City Tri-State area for new or ongoing programs that improve the lives of local children and youth ages 0 to 18. Programs that benefit at-risk or needy children in the community are encouraged. Specifically, gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182273

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Women's Suffrage Progra...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Washington nonprofits, tribal governments, local governments, schools, and libraries for programs related to women's suffrage and civic engagement. Funding is intended for exhibitions, books, educational programs, events, lectures or performances on the topic of suffrage. Grant applications tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 184408
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Grants to Detroit, Michigan Nonprofits, Daycare Centers, Community Groups, and Schools for P...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $200 to $7,500 to Detroit, Michigan nonprofits, daycare centers, faith-based organizations, community groups, and schools for childhood development programs that benefit young children from before birth to age four. Applicants may choose from three grant options: - Grants are available to community g...

GrantWatch ID#: 184894

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Children and Families,...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies for programs that focus on children, youth, and families, as well as community and individual well-being. Eligible organizations must operate in Carlton, Aitkin, Cook, Koochiching, Itasca, St. Louis, and Lake Counties. Organizations m...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199
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Grants to Greater New Britain, Connecticut Nonprofits for Arts, Community Development, Educa...

Deadline 02/01/19 LOI Date: 01/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 and capital grants of up to $50,000 to Greater New Britain, Connecticut nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible counties. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Program areas include arts...

GrantWatch ID#: 178051
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Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Small Humanities Projects

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Nebraska nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, museums, and libraries for small-scale humanities projects. Projects and programs must take place in Nebraska, or present a clear significance to Nebraska audiences. Nebraskans must be a primary target audience for all grant projects ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178565
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Grants to Sioux Falls Area, South Dakota Nonprofits for Arts, Environment, Human Services, a...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Sioux Falls Area, South Dakota nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of arts, health, environment, education, human services, community affairs and development, and humanities. Applications are accepted from organizations serving Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook Counties, as well...

GrantWatch ID#: 178650
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, Human Services, Health...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for programs that will enhance economic development and social welfare in the counties of Windham and New London. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of education, job training, health, human services, housing, community development, and the arts. Requests will be considere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178885

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

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in grades K-12, promote civic engagement in arts and culture, and address local needs in the comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528
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Grants to Iowa and Wisconsin Nonprofits, Public Service Agencies, and Schools for Safety Proj...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Iowa and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, municipalities, police and fire departments, schools, IHEs, libraries, and other public service organizations for specific safety-related projects or equipment. Funding is intended for one-time grants that will benefit a wide range of people ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181842
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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits to Benefit Residents Through Law Reform and Legal Services

Deadline 01/16/19 LOI Date: 01/02/19

Grants to Alberta nonprofits for projects that promote legal knowledge, law reform, the administration of justice, and/or the provision of legal services. Potential applicants must speak with Foundation staff before applying and submit a draft application. The Foundation supports the following efforts and activities: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177507

Grants to Jay County, Indiana Nonprofits, Governmental, Educational, and Religious Instituti...

Deadline 01/03/19

Grants to Jay County, Indiana nonprofit organizations, governmental, religious, and educational institutions for charitable projects. Funding is available for start-up costs for new programs, one-time program needs, and capital projects. The Funding Source has previously made contributions to the Jay County community i...

GrantWatch ID#: 178048

Grants to Missouri Public Libraries for Equipment and Software to Improve Network Infrastruc...

Deadline 01/04/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $18,000 to Missouri public libraries to purchase automation and technology related equipment, software, and hardware for the purposes of improving network infrastructures. Funding may be used to purchase new equipment and replace older equipment in order to enhance library services. Highes...

GrantWatch ID#: 177480

Grants to California Nonprofits in Western Riverside County for Strategic Operations and Cap...

Deadline 01/04/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to California nonprofit organizations in Western Riverside County for capacity building and strategic operations. Funding may be used for collaborative opportunities, technology upgrades, professional development (branding, leadership, fundraising, social media, etc.), or consulting/coaching. Orga...

GrantWatch ID#: 184197
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Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Basic Needs and...

Deadline 01/08/19

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions to meet basic needs and promote economic self-sufficiency and social and civic participation of area residents. Funding is intended to support programs, general operations, and, for community foundations on...

GrantWatch ID#: 178983
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Grants to Middle Tennessee Nonprofits for Education, Youth, and Conservation Projects

Deadline 01/15/19 Conference Date: 01/08/19

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
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Grants to South Carolina School Districts to Promote the Success of Students with Academic D...

Deadline 02/28/19 Conference Date: 01/08/19

Grants to South Carolina school districts for the implementation of evidence-based models and strategies that address the career and academic development needs of students with academic deficiencies. Priority will be given to projects taking place in alternative schools and/or projects providing activities during summer in...

GrantWatch ID#: 178941