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Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Engage Public Audiences in the Humanities

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants of up to $3,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to Kansas nonprofit organizations to engage public audiences with humanities themes. Examples of possible project formats include film and book discussions, museum exhibitions, radio documentaries, short documentary film production, full-length documentary film production,...

GrantWatch ID#: 173400

Grants to Oregon Artists and Nonprofits for Public Art Works, Presentations, and Exhibits in...

Deadline 07/24/19

Grants of $3,000 and grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Oregon artists and nonprofits in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties for the creation and presentation of project-based arts programming. Applicants must submit an inquiry application prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support arts exhib...

GrantWatch ID#: 169595

Grants to Southwest Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Arts Performan...

Deadline 07/24/19

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $7,000 to Southwest Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote the production and appreciation of the arts in eligible counties within the region. Funding is intended to support arts projects, exhibits, performances, and events in the eighteen counties of...

GrantWatch ID#: 173901

Grants to Sudbury Area, Massachusetts Youth-Serving Nonprofits for Capacity Building Activit...

Deadline 09/13/19 LOI Date: 08/02/19

Grants to Sudbury area, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations serving underprivileged youth for capacity building activities. A Concept Paper must be submitted prior to the full proposal. Eligible organizations must be located in Sudbury or the contiguous communities of Concord, Acton, Hudson, Framingham, Marlborough, Linc...

GrantWatch ID#: 168790

Grants to Martin County, Indiana Charitable Organizations to Improve the Quality of Life of ...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to Martin County, Indiana charitable organizations for programs and projects to improve the quality of life of local residents. Applicants must register online and receive approval to apply before submitting an application. Previous grants funded food pantries, literacy programs, medical equipment, STEM programs, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 135897

Grants to Charlotte County, Florida Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Animal Welfare, Educat...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Charlotte County, Florida nonprofit organizations and government agencies to benefit the local communities. Program areas include arts and culture, animal welfare, education and training, youth, health and wellness, community development, human and social services, and veterans programming. 2...

GrantWatch ID#: 152903

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits in Eligible Cities to Establish...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind services to California, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to establish technology centers and programs for teenagers. Funding is intended to support community-based organizations that have an existing after-school teen program and...

GrantWatch ID#: 181619

Grants to New York Local Governments, School Districts, and Agencies to Enhance Operational ...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to New York municipal and county government agencies, including libraries, planning and utilities authorities, school districts, and educational boards, to improve operational efficiency and service delivery. Funding is intended to support the planning and implementation of projects that result in lower costs and pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 143728

Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, School Districts, and Agencies for Educ...

Deadline 07/23/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to Mississippi school districts, charter schools, Tribes, nonprofit and government agencies, community organizations, IHEs, and for-profits for educational enrichment programs for low-income students. Programs must take place during non-school hours and session breaks, such as before or after sch...

GrantWatch ID#: 182205

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Community- and Faith-Based Organizat...

Deadline 08/16/19

Grants ranging from to $30,000 to $80,000 to Massachusetts training and education providers, including nonprofits, agencies, IHEs, libraries, and community- and faith-based organizations for adult education opportunities that lead to high-salary careers. Funding is intended for workforce preparatory education and occupatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 186204

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Agencies, and Churches for Early Education in Cambria and...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, governmental bodies, and churches for high-quality early education projects in Cambria and Somerset counties. Funding is intended to prepare children for kindergarten and ensure literacy by third grade. It is estimated that only about 30% of children who need child care in...

GrantWatch ID#: 186360

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research Related to Reading and...

Deadline 08/29/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, public and private agencies, and IHEs for research related to reading and math outcomes for schools in the country's education system. Applicants must leave several weeks to complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 186238

Grants to Fresno County, California Nonprofits, CSAs, CSCs, and Fire Departments for Public ...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants starting at $75,000 to Fresno County, California nonprofits, Community Service Districts, Fire Districts, and CSAs for public infrastructure and facility improvements in unincorporated communities. Applicants must conduct a public hearing before applying. Funding is intended to benefit low and moderate-income neighb...

GrantWatch ID#: 148433

Grants to Chatham County, North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribal Organizations for ...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Chatham County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, IHEs, municipalities, and libraries for quality arts programming. The funding source supports fair payment of local artists as well as outreach to diverse or underserved communities. Typical uses of Grassr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181670

Grants to Hillsborough County, Florida Neighborhood Associations and Districts for Community...

Deadline 08/30/19 Conference Date: 07/23/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Hillsborough County, Florida civic, neighborhood, and homeowner associations, special taxing districts, and crime watch programs to improve communities and promote civic involvement. Prior to applying, participation in an information session and registration with the Office of Neighborhood Relatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 159559

Grants to Grant County, Indiana Nonprofits for Health, Community Development, Human Services...

Deadline 07/24/19

Grants to Grant County, Indiana nonprofit organizations to support and benefit local residents and improve their quality of life. Programs should address the needs of the community in the following areas of focus: health, community development, human services, education, and a large variety of field of interest grants. Fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 168655

Grants to Missouri and Kansas Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Arts, Health, Education, a...

Deadline 07/25/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Missouri and Kansas nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of the Greater Kansas City area. The Foundation supports organizations working in the areas of education, health and human services, arts and culture, and neighborhood revitalization. Funding is intended to serve organizations that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178888

Grants to Tennessee Local Governments to Salvage and Preserve Permanent Government Records

Deadline 09/06/19 Conference Date: 07/25/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Tennessee municipal and county governments to restore, salvage, and preserve permanent archival records. Funds are intended to purchase supplies, furnishings, devices, and services that improve the preservation of collections, optimize operations, and enhance locator and inventory control. Dir...

GrantWatch ID#: 162327

Fellowships to Oregon Writers and Publishers for the Creation and Publication of Quality Wri...

Deadline 08/02/19 Conference Date: 07/25/19

Fellowships to Oregon writers and publishers to support high-quality literary writings and publishing in the genres of poetry, literary nonfiction, fiction, young readers, and drama literature. Writers in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply in order to develop, initiate or complete literary projects. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 171648

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for the Preservation of Historical Records

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 07/25/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, museums, and IHEs to support the preservation of and access to historical records. Funding is also intended to enhance and develop archival programs and to train and educate records custodians. Eligible historical records repositor...

GrantWatch ID#: 174585

Grants to Queens, New York Nonprofits and CBOs for Public Arts Projects in the Community

Deadline 10/29/19 Conference Date: 07/25/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Queens, New York nonprofits and community-based organizations for public arts projects and events that are accessible to all residents. First-time applicants must attend an application information session. Funding is intended for projects that will strengthen community bonds, increas...

GrantWatch ID#: 174633

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and Artists for Arts Programs in Nassau and Suffolk...

Deadline 09/20/19 Conference Date: 07/25/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and grants of $2,500 to New York nonprofit organizations, agencies, individual artists, and artists collectives for arts programs and projects in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Applicants are required to attend a mandatory grant workshop. Emphasis is placed on the artistic merit and quality...

GrantWatch ID#: 175451

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia K-12 Schools and Heritage Centers for Japane...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia schools and heritage centers for educational enrichment in Japanese language and culture. Funding is intended for K-12 programs at public, private, and charter or magnet schools, as well as heritage centers that teach Japanese language and culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 172572

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants totaling up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, libraries, community centers, and municipal agencies to support events and fundraisers taking place within the funding source’s service area. Eligible towns include Bethlehem, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Bridgewater, Litchfield, Goshen, Morris, Middlebury, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799

Grants to Aspen, Colorado Nonprofits for Art and Community Benefit Programs Serving Local Re...

Deadline 07/29/19

Grants to Colorado nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of the City of Aspen. Funding may be requested for general community programming or to support the arts. Community grants provide funding for programs that may include, but are not limited to, athletics, education, exhibits (museums, historic sites, and events...

GrantWatch ID#: 156490

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

Deadline 07/29/19

Grants of up to $7,500 to Calgary Area, Alberta registered charities to support local initiatives that foster a sense of belonging in the community. Applicants are requested to contact staff prior to applying. Eligible registered charities will use a community development approach and have meaningful project leadership rol...

GrantWatch ID#: 164757

Grants to Hawaii and Northern California Nonprofits for Programs in Conservation, Health, and...

Deadline 07/29/19

Grants to Northern California and Hawaii nonprofit organizations for programs and projects in the fields of education, conservation, and healthcare. Funding is intended for programs that preserve the planet's natural resources; allow children and youth to thrive; provide adequate care for underserved populations; and suppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 172913

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities and Qualified Donees for Health, Arts, Educa...

Deadline 07/29/19

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants ranging from $16,000 to $40,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees in the Victoria Capital Regional District for programs in one of the Funding Source's following five fields of interest: arts, culture, and heritage; environment; community services; education; a...

GrantWatch ID#: 174784

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for Education, Workforce Development, and Basic Needs in Montg...

Deadline 07/29/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Maryland nonprofits to address the needs of Montgomery County’s low-income seniors, youth, children, and families. Funding is intended for programs that focus on the areas of education, workforce development, and basic needs. Grants may support special projects, programs, or cont...

GrantWatch ID#: 183812

Grants to Durham Region, Ontario Charitable Organizations for Programs that Benefit Local Re...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants to Durham Region, Ontario charitable organizations for programs that enhance the quality of life for local residents, as well as for their family and friends. Eligible programs will align with the Foundation's goals: arts and culture, capacity building, education, environment, financial literacy, health and wellness...

GrantWatch ID#: 135541

Grants to Daviess County, Indiana Nonprofits for Projects Related to Education, Arts, Health...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants to Daviess County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for one-time support of projects that benefit the community. Funding is intended for projects that align with the following areas of focus: arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, environment, recreation, and youth development. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 135896

Grants to Minnesota Credit Unions for Community Programs on Financial Education and Literacy

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants to Minnesota credit unions for financial education projects that benefit the community. Projects can include teaching financial literacy classes, establishing branches in local schools, hosting credit and budgeting seminars, and collaborating with another organization to teach personal finance skills. Grant appl...

GrantWatch ID#: 148100

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

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants to Dyersville area, Iowa nonprofit organizations for projects that improve the quality of life of local residents. Past grants have funded medical equipment, park equipment, library and outreach services, historic restoration projects, and internet access for a residential care center. Eligible locations include the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160440

Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants and in-kind grants of books to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries. These funds are provided to the individual teacher and not the...

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

Grants to Black Hawk County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Improve the Lives of ...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to improve the lives of women and girls in Black Hawk County and Cedar Valley. Funding will be provided for programs and projects that address issues faced by women and girls in the areas of education and literacy, pover...

GrantWatch ID#: 175442

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits in the Areas of Education, Science, Religion, and Services to th...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants to Hawaii nonprofit organizations to support a broad range of educational and charitable activities benefitting communities within the State. Consideration will be given to requests for program support, as well as capital projects. Funding from the Foundation must be used exclusively for religious, charitable, scien...

GrantWatch ID#: 177083
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Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants of up to $1,750 to Wyoming employees of public and publicly accessible libraries to support continuing education activities. Funding may be requested for courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, and certifications. Additionally, individuals may request funding for a substitute worker so that library operations may...

GrantWatch ID#: 179570

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Humanities Education in Grades 6-12

Deadline 07/31/19

Award of $1,000 to a Vermont educator to recognize outstanding contributions to humanities education in grades 6 through 12. Examples of eligible humanities subjects include, but are not limited to, history, literature, language, and social studies. Nominations are invited on behalf of an educator who: -Inspires his or...

GrantWatch ID#: 181071

Grants to USA Libraries and Health Organizations in Multiple States to Purchase Printed Consu...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA public libraries in multiple states to purchase high-quality and reliable printed consumer health materials. Eligible states include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The NNLM All of Us Consumer Health Collection Award s...

GrantWatch ID#: 185953

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, professional performing arts and museums, and employee match programs in communities where the funding source's facilities are located. The Foundation focuses on issuing grants in several key areas listed below. In o...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Basic Needs, Capacity Building, and...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits in eligible areas to support low- and moderate-income communities and vulnerable populations in a range of areas. Funding is intended for programs in education and basic needs, as well as organizational capacity building. The Basic Human Needs Program funds projects a...

GrantWatch ID#: 161656

Grants to Tri-Cities Area, Virginia Nonprofits and Agencies for Health and Educational Proje...

Deadline 10/15/19 LOI Date: 08/01/19

Grants to Tri-Cities Area, Virginia nonprofits, community-based organizations, and government agencies for projects that improve the quality of life and health of the communities served by the funding source. Letters of Intent are required before submission of a full application. Funding is intended to support projects in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168360

Grants to Nebraska and Iowa Nonprofits for Basic Needs, Adult Self-Sufficiency, and At-Risk ...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Nebraska and Iowa nonprofit organizations in the Omaha–Council Bluffs metropolitan area to address basic needs, promote adult self-sufficiency, and benefit at-risk youth. Eligible applicants must provide direct services within the Funding Source's areas of priority and demonstrate how they are effecting change....

GrantWatch ID#: 168734

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community Development, Education, an...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Alabama nonprofits, government and tribal agencies, and public school systems for community development and education programs that benefit communities in the funding source’s service area. Consideration may also be given to proposals in the areas of arts and culture, civic engagement, environment, and human se...

GrantWatch ID#: 169166

Grants to Toronto, Ontario Literary Nonprofits for Short-Term and One-Time Literary Projects...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of up to $8,000 to Toronto, Ontario nonprofit literary organizations and collectives for one-time and short-term literary projects and activities. Funding is intended to support the production and/or presentation of literary projects as well as activities that contribute to the development of the literary arts in To...

GrantWatch ID#: 169343

Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Mi’kmaw Band Councils for Capital Im...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Nova Scotia nonprofits, municipalities, and local Mi’kmaw Band Councils for capital improvements that increase accessibility. Funding is intended for installations, renovations, and equipment that improve and enhance access to facilities in the community. The purpose of the program is to help r...

GrantWatch ID#: 170673

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Residents of the Greater Catonsville...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations for charitable activities that will benefit residents of the Greater Catonsville area. Past grants have funded parks and museums, senior centers, children's homes, literacy programs, homeless programs, a youth refugee mentoring program, mental health programs, emergency assistance...

GrantWatch ID#: 171627
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Grants to Atlanta, Georgia Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Community Develo...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Atlanta, Georgia nonprofit organizations and qualified tribal and governmental agencies, including public school systems, for programs for low- and moderate-income individuals and families in the areas of community development and education. Funding will also be considered for arts and culture, civic engagement, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172889

Grants to Wayne County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Programs Related to Health, Human Service...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Wayne County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of education, community development, arts, environment, culture, literacy, health, and human services. The Foundation encourages the following ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175769