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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, LEAs, IHEs, and Libraries for Adult Education Distance L...

Deadline 12/22/17

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofits, local education agencies, libraries, and other organizations that provide adult education and literacy services to support or establish distance learning programs. The purpose of this program is to improve access to, and quality of, educational services available to qualifying adult lear...

GrantWatch ID#: 181895

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

Deadline 12/22/17

Grant to a Massachusetts nonprofit, IHE, library, or local education agency for the provision of high-quality adult basic education programs for qualifying adults. These programs must serve qualifying adults who are unable or unwilling to enroll in an adult learning class at a Community Adult Learning Center. The prior...

GrantWatch ID#: 157080

Grants to Bexar County, Texas Nonprofits for Arts in Education, Healthy Lifestyles, and Life...

Deadline 01/12/18

Grants in the range of $10,000 to Bexar County, Texas nonprofits for dual generation programs that promote lifelong learning, self-reliance, healthy lifestyles, and that utilize arts to enhance the quality of life in the region. LOIs are due on September 29, 2017. Funding is also available for programs in the Central Texas...

GrantWatch ID#: 126081

Grants to Idaho LEAs, CBOs, Tribes, and Agencies for After-School Enrichment Programs

Deadline 01/26/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants to Idaho local education agencies, community-based organizations, tribes, and public agencies to provide after-school enrichment programs, primarily for students attending low-performing schools. LOIs are due December 1. The purpose of this program is to: 1. Provide opportunities for academic enrichment, includi...

GrantWatch ID#: 148436

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

Deadline 02/07/18

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 given 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 perfo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176738

Grants to California LEAs, COEs, and Charter Schools for the Academic Engagement of Homeless...

Deadline 02/01/18 LOI Date: 12/08/17

Grants to California local education agencies, county offices of education, and charter schools to ensure the academic engagement of children and youth experiencing homelessness. LOIs are due December 8. The purpose of this program is to ensure that homeless children and youth have equal access to the same free, appropriat...

GrantWatch ID#: 148192

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

Deadline 12/15/17

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 Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Major Projects in Arts, Education, He...

Deadline 02/16/18 LOI Date: 01/04/18

Grants to Northwest Oregon nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to benefit local communities in a broad range of areas. LOIs are due November 8. Program areas include education, arts and culture, environmental preservation, health, problem gaming, public safety, and historic preservation. The Found...

GrantWatch ID#: 177339

Grants to Kern County, California Nonprofits for Education Programs that Benefit Women and Gi...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Kern County, California nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that benefit women and girls. Letters of Intent are due by November 9. The Foundation values social-change grantmaking that focuses on long-term solutions to societal problems facing women and girls thro...

GrantWatch ID#: 163027

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools and IHEs for Arts Projects in Rural and Ur...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to support arts projects in both rural and urban counties. Applicants are strongly encouraged to register online well in advance of the deadline. Projects must involve one or more of the following art forms: craft, visual arts, media, desig...

GrantWatch ID#: 177551

Grants to Central New Mexico Nonprofits for Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Basi...

Deadline 02/21/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Central New Mexico nonprofits to deliver community services in Bernalillo, Torrance, Sandoval, and Valencia Counties. Applicants must express their intention to apply by November 15, 2017. Letters of intent are due by December 1, 2017. Programs may address education, financial stability, basic n...

GrantWatch ID#: 164996

Awards to New York City Teachers to Recognize Commitment to Students and School Communities

Deadline 11/27/17

Awards to New York City PreK-12 teachers who enrich their school community, demonstrate excellence in teaching and inspire students. The purpose of this award is to recognize the teachers who go above and beyond to benefit students and families within the city. This program is especially interested in recognizing teach...

GrantWatch ID#: 176947

Grants to Central Florida Nonprofits and Schools for Programs to Promote Health and Physical...

Deadline 11/28/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Central Florida nonprofits and schools for programs and events that promote health and physical fitness, with special emphasis on youth programming. Preference will be given to ongoing programs over one-time initiatives, events, and fundraisers. Eligible counties include Brevard, La...

GrantWatch ID#: 178159

Grants to Montgomery County, Maryland Nonprofits and Groups for Public Arts and Humanities P...

Deadline 01/19/18 Conference Date: 11/28/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Montgomery County, Maryland nonprofit arts and humanities organizations and groups with small operating budgets support specific projects benefitting public audiences. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying, as well as attend a workshop or webinar. Worksho...

GrantWatch ID#: 178103

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Charitable Legal Services and Activities

Deadline 11/29/17

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations to benefit communities throughout the province by providing legal education, legal aid, legal research, and other law-related activities. All projects must be culturally sensitive, respect diversity, and demonstrate inclusive values. Applications involving the development ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178712

Grants to Ocoee, Florida Community Organizations for Neighborhood Improvements

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to Ocoee, Florida community-based organizations and groups to improve the quality of life by making improvements to their neighborhoods or by creating programs that benefit residents. Applicants may submit projects that beautify a neighborhood, address public safety concerns, or foster cultural, recr...

GrantWatch ID#: 148737

Award to Recognize a New Jersey Educator for Excellence in English and Language Arts Education

Deadline 11/30/17

Award to recognize a New Jersey teacher, administrator, or supervisor from any grade level (pre-school through university) for excellence in English and/or Language Arts education. This award is intended to honor a creative, dedicated, dynamic, innovative, educator whose work has significantly and widely impacted New Jerse...

GrantWatch ID#: 157860

Grants to USA K-5 Teachers at Low-Income Schools for Educational Arts-Based Projects

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $450 to USA elementary school teachers that serve disadvantaged students for projects that incorporate an arts and inquiry-based approach to learning. Projects should emphasize a holistic methodology that will address all learners through creativity and incorporate the arts as a fundamental tool for learnin...

GrantWatch ID#: 161847

Grants to Missouri Schools and IHEs to Pay for Reading Services on Behalf of the Legally Bli...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $500 per year to Missouri public schools, special school districts, colleges, universities, technical schools, and professional schools to pay for reading services on behalf of legally blind students. This program will reimburse the school for employing a qualified individual to read to students from curric...

GrantWatch ID#: 175675

Grants to Maine Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Financial Education and Community Dev...

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants to Maine nonprofits for educational initiatives, with priority given to financial literacy programs. Community and economic improvement programs that attract business and employment are also prioritized. Funding is intended for projects in the communities of Farmington, Phillips, Madison, Norridgewock, Rangeley, Kin...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Grants to K-12 School Staff in Multiple USA States to Purchase Items to Enhance Education

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to California, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, and Georgia K-12 teachers, librarians, school media specialists, and administrators in eligible counties and cities. Funds may be used to purchase books, videos, CDs, DVDs, computer software and hardware, and any other educational resources. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176997

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $1,750 per year to Wyoming public library employees to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Funding must be used for activities that promote the individual employee’s continuing education, such as workshops, conferences, training, seminars, certifications, and courses. In descendi...

GrantWatch ID#: 179570

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

Deadline 12/29/17 Conference Date: 11/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Priority will be given to organizations and artists primarily living and working in the City of...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for Human Services, Workforce Readiness, and Educ...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio nonprofits for education and human services programs that benefit residents of the City of Cleveland. Priority is given to programs in the following four critical areas: early childhood enrichment, school retention, STEM education, and workforce readiness. More details on the priority are...

GrantWatch ID#: 146169

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grant of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional development conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archive preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Confer...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

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

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Ohio nonprofits, governmental agencies, churches, and schools for programs and capital projects in recreation, festivals, arts, education, and human needs. Generally, organizations must be located in Middletown, Franklin, Monroe, Trenton, Lemon Township or Madison Township. Collaborative projects are encourage...

GrantWatch ID#: 158321

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in Enhanci...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian, employed by a nonprofit or institution of higher education, to acknowledge extraordinary work in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have greatly contributed to the improvement of library management, library automation, or library res...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Research in Science, Humanities, or Any Oth...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars for research in the sciences, humanities, or any other area of knowledge. The Funding Source is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research exp...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA and Canada Libraries for Programs for People with Autism of All Ages and their ...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada libraries for services, projects, and programs that benefit people with autism of all ages or their families. Funding may be used to buy program materials, to hire a trainer to present a workshop, or to pay for members of staff. Applicants may propose to initiate a new, creative...

GrantWatch ID#: 165935
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Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Public Arts Presentations and ...

Deadline 03/01/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

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. Applicants may request support for artist fees and related travel costs for in-state, regional, and national performing artists, including visual, l...

GrantWatch ID#: 168940

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Churches, Libraries, and IHEs for Specific Arts Projects

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations, churches, library boards, Indian Bands, Metis settlements, and postsecondary institutions for specific projects in the arts. New applicants must request registration for online grants system at least five days prior to the deadline. This funding stream also offers...

GrantWatch ID#: 172042

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career librarian to recognize outstanding contributions through technical services and library collections. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians who demonstrate outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions. Evidence of...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Award to a USA or Canadian Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Fields of Catalog...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA or Canadian librarian to acknowledge extraordinary accomplishments in their profession. These achievements should take place within the fields of classification or cataloging. In addition to the commendation, a $2,000 scholarship is donated to the U.S. or Canadian library school of the winner's choice. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174846

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Achievements in Library Development

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual member of the library profession for significant national or international achievements in academic or research librarianship or library development. This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as: - Service to the organized profession t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library Staff

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards of $3,000 recognize a USA community college, college, and university library for the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize librarians and library staff as they come together as a team to support the mission of their institution. Criteria for the award include: 1. Demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Work in Instruction in Co...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a higher education institution or research library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque. Nominees should have achie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Preserv...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and aid outstanding work in the field of preservation. Preservation work may take place in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstrate vision, endorse cooperation, and advocate for the preservation of publis...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Environment, and Economic De...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to nonprofits in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia for programs in the areas of financial literacy and economic development, education and helping youth, arts and culture, environmental sustainability, and health and human services in communities where the funding source does business....

GrantWatch ID#: 175956

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Youth, Human Services, and C...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to benefit the funding source’s communities in the areas of arts, health and human services, community development, and youth and education. Eligible communities include: Branford, Centerbrook, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Col...

GrantWatch ID#: 175967

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits, IHEs, and Schools for Arts Activities and Operating Support

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to New Mexico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Tribes, schools, and IHEs for a broad range of arts programming benefitting public audiences. New applicants are required to submit a proposal draft for review by the October 20 advance review deadline. New Mexico Arts supports arts activities in the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176339

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Education, Culture, and Faith-Based Activites

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and certain faith-based organizations for a broad range of charitable activities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of community programs; support for hospitals; rehabilitation and welfare; education, literature, and science; youth activities; and civic, cultural, and religion.

GrantWatch ID#: 176355

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits for Basic Needs, the Environment, and Financial Education

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants totaling $23,000 to Vermont nonprofit organizations to provide charitable services to the vulnerable and meet other essential needs throughout the State. Applications are welcome from organizations that address basic and critical needs, such as food, shelter and heat, the environment, and financial education.

GrantWatch ID#: 176584

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Public Schools, and Colleges for Music Projects

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit agencies, public schools, colleges and other qualified governmental agencies for projects and programs related to bluegrass music. The Foundation encourages the art form of bluegrass music, as well as related culture, education, literary work, historic preservation and other efforts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/01/17

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for a project that engages underserved children (ages 0-14). Funding will be used to conduct outstanding and replicable outreach work. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for the expansion of work already being implemented. The ALSC/Candlewick Press “Li...

GrantWatch ID#: 176910

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Out-of-School En...

Deadline 02/01/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Nebraska nonprofits, for-profits, schools, government agencies, IHEs, LEAs, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations to provide out-of-school enrichment programming. Applicants must submit an Intent to Apply by December 1. This federally-funded competitive gran...

GrantWatch ID#: 176966

Grants to Essex County, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Health, Self-Sufficiency, and Empowerme...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $10,000 per year to Essex County, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for health, wellness, leadership, and self-sufficiency programs for women and girls. Funding is intended to support organizations that serve needy or at-risk women and girls. Eligible programs are those that have a demonstrated success ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177064

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for Law-Related Programming to Benefit the Underserved

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to Louisiana nonprofits for programs and projects that promote a basic understanding of the law, assist indigent citizens with their civil legal needs, and promote improvements to the justice system. Funding is available in the program areas of children's legal services, education, domestic violence, legal service p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177107
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Grants to Utah Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Collect Oral Histories

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

Grants of up to $2,000 to Utah nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, tribes, museums, historical societies, and heritage organizations to collect and transcribe oral history. Funding is available for one-time projects that will be available to public audiences. A mandatory draft is due by December 1. The p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177848
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