Literacy Grants: 

Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, LEAs, IHEs, and Libraries for Adult Education Distance Learning Programs

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 ... 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 ... GrantWatch ID#: 157080

Grants to Bexar County, Texas Nonprofits for Arts in Education, Healthy Lifestyles, and Lifelong Learning

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 Sept... 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 p... 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 ... GrantWatch ID#: 176738

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

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... GrantWatch ID#: 148192

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio Educators for Technology Purchases to Help Deaf Students with Literacy Skills

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 f... GrantWatch ID#: 177011

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Major Projects in Arts, Education, Health, and Environment

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, heal... GrantWatch ID#: 177339

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

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 focu... GrantWatch ID#: 163027

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools and IHEs for Arts Projects in Rural and Urban Counties

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 invol... GrantWatch ID#: 177551

Grants to Central New Mexico Nonprofits for Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Basic Needs

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 Dec... GrantWatch ID#: 164996

Grants to Vermont Towns and Agencies to Enhance Local Economic Development, Public Services, and Housing

Deadline: 11/21/17

Grants starting at $3,000 to Vermont towns and government agencies for programs that will improve the financial needs of local communities. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of economic development, public facilities, housing, public ... GrantWatch ID#: 179872

Grants to Lancaster County, South Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Financial Stability, Health, an...

Deadline: 11/22/17

Grants to Lancaster County, South Carolina nonprofit organizations and agencies for community benefit programs. Funding will be considered for the focus areas of education, financial stability, health, and safety. This application is intended to ver... GrantWatch ID#: 163320

Grants to DeKalb County, Illinois Nonprofits, Schools and Churches to Help the Needy and Underserved

Deadline: 11/22/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to DeKalb County, Illinois nonprofits, schools, and churches that provide services to underserved and marginalized populations. Special interest will be given to programs focusing on recent immigrants and young children and th... GrantWatch ID#: 175568

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Agencies, School Districts, and Colleges in Eligible Counties for Community Service...

Deadline: 11/22/17

Grants to Indiana nonprofits, government agencies, school districts, and colleges for programs and projects that contribute to the health and/or welfare of those living in Dubois, Crawford, Orange, Martin, Perry, and Pike Counties. Funding will be ... GrantWatch ID#: 180811

Award to a New York City Writer for an Outstanding Essay About Brooklyn

Deadline: 11/23/17

Award of $500 to a New York City individual writer in recognition of an outstanding non-fiction essay which is set in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn or Brooklyn people or characters. The contest is intended to showcase compelling stories from writer... GrantWatch ID#: 163365

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 with... GrantWatch ID#: 176947

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

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 ini... GrantWatch ID#: 178159


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

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 progra... 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... 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 beauti... 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, inno... 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 th... GrantWatch ID#: 161847

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

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 ... GrantWatch ID#: 175675

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

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 th... 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, DVD... 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, co... GrantWatch ID#: 179570

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promote Diversity

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 giv... GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits for Human Services, Workforce Readiness, and Education Programs

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, S... GrantWatch ID#: 146169

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professional Development Conf...

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 i... GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs and Capital Projects in Education, Human Needs, Recre...

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, ... GrantWatch ID#: 158321

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in Enhancing Library Services

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 t... GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Research in Science, Humanities, or Any Other Discipline

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 c... GrantWatch ID#: 163655

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

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 f... GrantWatch ID#: 165935


Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Public Arts Presentations and Exhibitions

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 f... 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 syste... 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 potentia... GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Award to a USA or Canadian Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Fields of Cataloging or Classification

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 d... 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 achi... 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... GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Work in Instruction in Colleges or Libraries

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 pr... GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Information Literacy Proj...

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... GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Preserving Archives

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 demonstra... GrantWatch ID#: 174890

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

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 healt... GrantWatch ID#: 175956

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Youth, Human Services, and Community Development

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 ... 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 adva... 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,... 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 ... 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 f... 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 ... GrantWatch ID#: 176895

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