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Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Arts Education Programs and Res...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Nevada arts and non-arts nonprofits, public agencies, tribes, schools, IHEs, and libraries for creative arts education activities, teacher training for grades pre-K through 12, and teaching residencies for artists. Funding is intended to offer students the opportunity to work with artists through ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176809

Grants to USA Agencies and Nonprofits in Eligible Southern States for Literary Events Featuri...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible southern states to host presentations by out-of-state writers. Eligible states include Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Funding will support liter...

GrantWatch ID#: 180099

Grants to Nevada Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance the Community

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, educational institutions, and libraries for projects that enhance local communities through social and civic engagement. Projects that reach diverse audiences are particularly encouraged. Eligible projects should be in the area of humanities.

GrantWatch ID#: 179352

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to Nevada Educational Agencies, Nonprofit and Faith-Based Organizations, IHEs, and Li...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants to Nevada educational agencies, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, IHEs, libraries, and public housing authorities for programs to help residents obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and economic self-sufficiency. Funding is intended for programs providing adult education and literacy. Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 188083

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations for a range of programs and services that meet the needs of local residents. Program areas include environment, health, special populations, mental health, human services, education, faith-based activities, community improvement, and parent education. While the majori...

GrantWatch ID#: 147455

Grants to New Hampshire Nonprofits and Agencies to Preserve Historic and Cultural Resources

Deadline 06/19/20 LOI Date: 05/08/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations and government agencies to preserve local art, historic, and cultural works. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to improve public access to important works of art that contribute to the State'...

GrantWatch ID#: 179334

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Immigrants in Eligible Counties

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible counties to promote and protect the security, safety, and rights of local immigrant communities. Priority funding will be given to proposals that demonstrate coordination and partnership between entities across the region. Eligible communities are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182413

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States to Improve Health Resources

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware libraries and health information centers for public engagement and education projects. Funding is intended for programs that are designed to increase community access to health information resources. The purpose of the grant program is to support e...

GrantWatch ID#: 185495

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States to Disseminate Scientific Inform...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware libraries and health information organizations to improve the public's access to information related to health and science. Funding is intended support data sharing and open science, and to promote the career development of information professional...

GrantWatch ID#: 188138

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to Virginia Schools, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Out-of-School Academic Enr...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Virginia schools, nonprofit, faith-based, and for-profit organizations, and IHEs for after-hours academic enrichment opportunities. Funding is intended to support programs that help students meet standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and mathematics; offer enrichment activities that complement reg...

GrantWatch ID#: 179776

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities to Establish Technology Cent...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind services to Indiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to establish technology centers and tech-based programs for teenagers. Funding is intended to support community-based organizations that have an existing after-school teen program and a comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 181619

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits Serving Native Hawaiians to Enhance Library Services

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations to enhance library services. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of Native Hawaiian education, digital services and preservation and revitalization of Native Hawaiian culture and language.

GrantWatch ID#: 139915

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, Community Organizations, and Agencies to D...

Deadline 07/31/20 LOI Date: 04/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, community and faith-based organizations, and government agencies to promote the development of new humanities programs. Applicants must submit an Inquiry Form prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that use cu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184849

Grants to South Carolina School Districts, Community Organizations, and Public or Private Ent...

Deadline 05/20/20

Grants to South Carolina school districts, community organizations, and other public or private entities for out-of-school educational enhancement opportunities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of programs and activities that supplement the regular academic programs of participating students. All student partic...

GrantWatch ID#: 153655

Grants to Arizona Artists and Collaboratives in Eligible Regions for Innovative Art Projects

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of $4,000 to Arizona individual artists or artist collaboratives in eligible regions for local projects in the fields of visual arts, literary arts, video, film, and moving image. Funding is intended to support original and innovative artwork that is created and produced in Tucson and Pima County. Creation activitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 177598

Grants to Michigan Eligible Libraries for Initiatives that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Michigan eligible libraries for projects and collections that benefit local communities. Funding is intended for technological advancements that promote equity and strengthen the ability of libraries to offer collections and information related to literacy and local history. Priority funding is g...

GrantWatch ID#: 187846

Grants to Mississippi School Districts for Literacy Programs

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Mississippi school districts for literacy programs. Funding is intended for individual schools to improve reading proficiency for elementary school children. Funding is also intended for program implementation and operating expenses for the programs, including evidence-based intervention programs, reading materia...

GrantWatch ID#: 188497

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits, Schools, and Houses of Worship for Property Purchase, Equ...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations, secondary schools, and houses of worship for capital projects that benefit local communities. Funding is intended for the purchase of property and equipment, construction projects and restoration. Grants are also available to reduce qualifying indebtedness. The focus areas be...

GrantWatch ID#: 168643
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Improve the Preservation of Humanities Colle...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to research and develop projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

Grants to Florida Organizations, Agencies, and LEAs for After-School Enrichment Programs

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Florida community-based organizations, public and private agencies, LEAs, and consortia to operate education enrichment programming during non-school hours. Funding is intended to increase the academic success of children and youth in low-performing and high-poverty schools. Funds can be used to start a new progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181544

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Municipalities for Community-Oriented Humanities Progra...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $4,999 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and municipalities for community-oriented humanities programs. Applicants must contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support discussion-based public programs, small exhibitions, local history tours, and community readin...

GrantWatch ID#: 172046

Grants to Idaho Elementary Schools to Purchase Reading Books for Young Children

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Idaho elementary schools to increase exposure of students to books. Funding is intended to support the purchase of books suitable for pre-K through first grade children that will be available for students to take home during the school year. The aim of the program is to promote literacy skills and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177631

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Churches in Eligible Regions for Programs...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to Kansas nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, local governments, and churches in eligible regions for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for projects that enhance the community's well being by promoting educational opportunities, cultural enrichment, and improve...

GrantWatch ID#: 179787

Grants and In-Kind Support to Delaware Licensed Childcare Programs to Expand and Improve Ser...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants and in-kind technical assistance to Delaware licensed childcare programs to improve or expand childcare programs in eligible low-income areas. Funding is intended to support programs that serve infants and toddlers, children with special needs, English language learners, or for programs that provide childcare during...

GrantWatch ID#: 180613

Opportunity for Florida Nonprofits to Compete for Funding to Address the Needs of Local Chil...

Deadline 08/07/20 Conference Date: 04/03/20 LOI Date: 05/08/20

Opportunity for Florida nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to compete for prizes of $15,000 and $25,000 to support revenue-generating programs that address the needs of local children and families. Applicants must submit an LOI and attend an information session and training sessions prior to applying. Eligible org...

GrantWatch ID#: 185783

Grants to Texas Public Libraries to Help Enhance and Expand Literature Collections

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $1,500, and grants of up to $2,500 to Texas public libraries to enhance literature collections. Funding is intended to promote literacy and facilitate the sharing of a wide range of literature with communities that recipient libraries serve. Funds can be used for upgrading or increasing book collections, bo...

GrantWatch ID#: 168448

In-Kind Book Donations to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Encourage Early Literacy

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind book donations to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible counties to encourage early literacy. The purpose of funding is to promote school readiness for young children birth to age five by giving books to families to keep and read to their children. Proposals must benefit SMIF’s 20-...

GrantWatch ID#: 179754
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Grants to Florida Nonprofits for Programs to Improve the Lives of At-Risk Youth and Children

Deadline 04/28/20 Conference Date: 04/07/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations for programs and projects to improve the lives of at-risk youth and children in eligible communities. Applicants must attend an information session prior to applying. Eligible proposals may include one-time events, regular events, and ongoing programs. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 185746

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Local Arts and Civic Projects

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit or tax-exempt organizations in eligible regions for community activities that meet identified needs. New applicants must participate in a pre-application workshop. Funding is intended to support local arts and civic projects. Eligible recipients must be located within or serve...

GrantWatch ID#: 165759

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Summer or Out-of-School Programs for Youth

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations for summer or out-of-school activities for youth in eligible regions. Funding is intended for high-quality after-school activities that include project-based learning, tutoring and homework help, academic support or enrichment, and recreation. Programs must serve youth in Water...

GrantWatch ID#: 179952

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Plan Community Services

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to Washington local and state governments, nonprofits, IHEs, and Indian Tribes to support volunteer staff working in a broad range of community services. Funding is intended for initial support to current staff or to hire additional staff who can plan a proposed program and develop systems for succe...

GrantWatch ID#: 153652

Grants to New York Nonprofits, School Districts, and Municipalities to Benefit Residents in ...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, school districts, and municipalities for programs that benefit residents in eligible regions. Applicants should contact program staff before submitting an application. Funding is intended for projects in arts and culture, education, civic affairs, health, the environment, and hum...

GrantWatch ID#: 174745

Grants to Illinois Educators for Activities to Promote the Environment, Wildlife Protection,...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $250 to Illinois educators for environmental educational activities. Funding is intended to encourage interest and understanding of natural environmental issues, including wildlife protection and the preservation and restoration of native habitats. Eligible uses of funds include: classroom equipment, books, guest...

GrantWatch ID#: 175530

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Education, Arts and Culture, and Family...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to Oregon nonprofits for education, arts, and family programs in counties where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended to help young people develop essential life skills, integrate the arts into education, and help families create stable environments.

GrantWatch ID#: 176436

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities and Municipalities for Community Benefit Activities

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Ontario registered charities and municipalities in eligible regions for community benefit activities. Funding is intended for programs, equipment, or resources that align with one of the following areas of focus: early literacy, environment, children and youth in recreation, children and youth at ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180474

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations for projects in the areas of education, veterans services, children's health, and environmental stewardship. Applicants are required to discuss proposals with program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to promote societal growth and positive change in communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 181164

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720
NEW

Grants to British Columbia Indigenous Tribes, Communities, Governments, and Organizations fo...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $50,000 per year to British Columbia indigenous tribes, communities, governments, and organizations to preserve the native languages. Funding is intended to encourage community partnerships to develop and expand new or existing language archives by documenting the languages of First Nations. Eligible funds ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185482

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for Volunteer Community Service P...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to Washington local and state governments, nonprofits, IHEs, and Indian Tribes to support volunteer staff working in a broad range of community services. Funding is intended for programs that engage members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions and practices to build and strengthen communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 188430

Award to a Minnesota Individual for Exceptional Contributions to the Advancement of Libraries

Deadline 04/13/20

Award to a Minnesota individual or team to recognize exceptional contributions to the advancement of libraries. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge librarians who have promoted the mission of academic libraries through creative programs, projects, or services. The recipient of the Innovators Award is recognized a...

GrantWatch ID#: 144974

Grants to Nonprofits and Municipalities in Connecticut for Community Programs in Tolland, Ha...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to nonprofit organizations and municipalities in Connecticut for community programs that benefit the residents of Tolland, Hartford, and Windham Counties. Areas of focus include human services, health, education, the arts, and housing. Priority is given to programs that address basic needs, children, and education e...

GrantWatch ID#: 159882

Grants to Vermont Agencies and Municipalities to Improve Access to Libraries and Municipal Bu...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $75,000 to Vermont government agencies and municipalities (with the exception of Burlington) to improve access to municipal buildings and community libraries. Applicants must hold a public meeting prior to applying. Funding is intended to bring non-school libraries and buildings that serve a m...

GrantWatch ID#: 186232

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits for Public Programs that Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $3,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local communities. Interested applicants should contact Foundation staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and programming covering a wide range of humanities subjects that address imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 125447
NEW

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations in Eligible Areas to ...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to Wisconsin nonprofits, religious organizations, and government entities in eligible regions for projects that benefit local residents. Priority funding is intended for programs and activities within the focus areas of hunger, leadership, literacy, pathways, shelter, and youth and families. Eligible...

GrantWatch ID#: 150197

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community and economic development programs within a wide range of focus areas, which enhance the quality of life of individuals and families in eligible communities. Funding is intended to benefit underserved communities that are served by the funding source and in which...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185

Grants to Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, and Public Institutions for Public Humanities Programs

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and public institutions to plan and implement humanities programs that serve public audiences. Funding is intended to help preserve the state's history and heritage, encourage civic engagement, promote community dialogue, and offer communities the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 176640

Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Children and Youth At-Risk

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations for programs that address the needs of youth-at-risk. Funding is intended to provide living essentials that impact children and youth in areas served by the funding source. Eligible communities include Portland, Scarborough, Brunswick, Gray, Turner, Lisbon Falls, Aubu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179064