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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 betwe...

GrantWatch ID#: 182413

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 10/02/20

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, commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 147455

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations for Projects to...

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, government entities, and faith-based institutions for projects that benefit residents in eligible regions. A Letter of Intent is required before submitting a full application. Funding is intended for sp...

GrantWatch ID#: 180700

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, Libraries, and IHEs for Arts Programs ...

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, municipalities, tribes, libraries, and IHEs in eligible locations for arts programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support high-quality arts activities. Grant funds may also be used for operating c...

GrantWatch ID#: 183499

Grants to Georgia and South Carolina Nonprofits for Community Programming

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Georgia and South Carolina nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for community programming. Eligible organizations are those that address the areas of arts, culture, and history; education and youth enrichment; health and the environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 181288

Grants to Ohio Cultural and Heritage Nonprofits to Address the Adverse Financial Effects of ...

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ohio cultural and heritage nonprofit organizations to address the adverse financial effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for organizations that serve the public by offering programs in various humanities topics. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 191207

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas to Benefit Local Commu...

Deadline 09/17/20 LOI Date: 09/03/20

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations, schools, government agencies, and churches in eligible areas for a broad range of activities that benefit local communities. An application of intent must be submitted prior to the submission of a full proposal. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 178460

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and IHEs in Eligible Counties for Communit...

Deadline 08/28/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, public libraries, and institutions of higher education in eligible counties for community-based arts initiatives. Funding is intended to support projects such as art exhibits, festiva...

GrantWatch ID#: 186699

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for Public Humanities Programs, Scholarly Research, and Educa...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $7,000 to Louisiana nonprofit organizations and institutions for humanities projects that are accessible for local residents. Funding is intended for a range of programs including documentary projects, scholarly research, digital humanities projects, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 175249

Grants to Louisiana Public Libraries to Support Virtual Programming During the Coronavirus C...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $7,000 to Louisiana public libraries for assistance during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support virtual programming that enables libraries to better serve local residents and communities during the pandemic. Grants ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 190682

Grants to North Carolina Artists in Eligible Counties for Support During the COVID-19 Pandem...

Deadline 09/11/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina artists and groups of artists in eligible counties for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to help individual professional artists and collectives improve their skills and abilities to create ...

GrantWatch ID#: 191554

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and Artists for Arts Programs in Eligible Counties

Deadline 09/21/20

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of $5,000 to New York nonprofits, agencies, artists, and artists collectives for arts projects in eligible counties. Applicants must attend a grant workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended for arts projects that benefit the resi...

GrantWatch ID#: 175451

Grants to Maryland Artists for Projects in the Literary, Media, Performing, and Visual Arts

Deadline 08/16/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Maryland artists in eligible locations to support new or existing projects in the literary, media, performing, or visual arts. Funding is intended to support the creation of new work or an ongoing project that still has significant creative w...

GrantWatch ID#: 171620

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas to Meet Basic Needs an...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Missouri nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies in eligible areas to address the root causes of poverty and promote community awareness. For the current grant round, funding may be requested for programs that address basic needs, such as sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 173073

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Programs Related to the Arts

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit and tribal organizations, libraries, agencies, and IHEs in eligible locations for quality arts programs, operating support for arts organizations, and arts learning programs. Funding is intended to support operating expenses or progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 128509

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and Agencies for Senior Volunteer Programs

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers. Funding is intended for programs, involving volunteers ages 55 and older, within the focus ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to Tennessee Local Governments to Preserve Government Records

Deadline 08/28/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Tennessee government organizations to preserve government records. Funding may be used for a wide range of costs related to preservation, including supplies, salaries, hazard prevention, equipment enhancements, collections indexing, and digiti...

GrantWatch ID#: 162327

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

Deadline 09/11/20

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 intended to enhance and develop archival programs, as well as to train and educate...

GrantWatch ID#: 174585

Grants to Nevada LEAs, Nonprofits, and Public Agencies for K-12 Enrichment Programming

Deadline 09/03/20 LOI Date: 08/21/20

Grants to Nevada local education agencies, nonprofits, tribes, faith-based organizations, public agencies, IHEs, and consortia to provide educational enrichment programs. Funding is intended to establish community learning centers that offer academic and enrichment opp...

GrantWatch ID#: 183088

Grants to California Nonprofits to Address Community Needs

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for activities that address community needs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to promote charitable, educational, literary, religious, and scientific purposes. Previously funded charitable causes include social servi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159672

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Libraries for Activities to Improve the...

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations, public entities, municipalities, schools, chambers of commerce, and libraries for programs in eligible locations that focus on children and families, placemaking, and career development. Funding is intended to improve the qual...

GrantWatch ID#: 174643

Grants to Anchorage, Alaska Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit Residents and Visitors

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants to Anchorage area, Alaska nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit residents and visitors. New applicants must contact the Foundation at least two weeks before the deadline. Funding is intended for programs in the focus areas of history, arts, journalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 179586

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

Deadline 08/14/20

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180613

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Special History Projec...

Deadline 08/31/20 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants of up to $3,500 to New Jersey nonprofit organizations and units of government, including schools and libraries, in eligible areas for special projects related to history. First-time applicants are required to submit an application draft prior to submission of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 185919

Grants to Connecticut Public School Districts for Programs to Promote Financial Literacy for...

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Connecticut public school districts for programs to promote financial literacy for middle school students. Funding is intended for new and existing programs to provide comprehensive educational opportunities for students in grades 6 through 8...

GrantWatch ID#: 191202

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Museums, Individuals, Societies and IHEs in Eligible Areas for...

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, museums, historical societies, academic institutions, and individuals in eligible locations for projects that promote the appreciation of local heritage and protect historical structures and collections. Applicants must conta...

GrantWatch ID#: 191353

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties to Benefit Youth

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible counties for programs that benefit youth. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life and provide general opportunities for youth that are underserved, at-risk, and dis...

GrantWatch ID#: 146402

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Authors for Jewish-Themed Nonfiction Books

Deadline 08/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International authors for nonfiction books on Jewish subjects. In addition to the cash prize, winners will receive marketing and promotion assistance. Awards are available for books that involve themes that align with the Fund's focus areas, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159486

Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, Individuals, Schools, Corporations, and Groups for Hum...

Deadline 09/15/20 LOI Date: 08/15/20

Grants to Idaho nonprofits, government agencies, schools, corporations, IHEs, groups, teachers, and individuals for a broad range of humanities projects. Applicants for large projects must submit an initial application prior to the full application. Project types inclu...

GrantWatch ID#: 173127

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits for Humanities Programs

Deadline 08/31/20 LOI Date: 08/15/20

Grants of up to $3,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to Kansas nonprofit organizations for a wide range of public humanities programs. Funding is intended to support creative projects, such as film and book discussions, town halls, panel discussions, community conversati...

GrantWatch ID#: 173400

Grants to Oklahoma Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Residents

Deadline 09/15/20 LOI Date: 08/15/20

Grants to Oklahoma nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for residents. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of education, community, human services, and journalism.

GrantWatch ID#: 177594

Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Improve the Quality of Life for Residents

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Idaho nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, and public schools for a wide range of programs to improve the quality of life in communities throughout the State. Funding is intended to address community needs expressed by local residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 180040

Grants to Idaho Schools and Nonprofits for PreK-12 Educational Initiatives

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Idaho schools and nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of education for PreK-12 students. Funding is intended to support education throughout the state, and is specifically intended to support charter schools, pre-kindergarten acces...

GrantWatch ID#: 180105

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Preserve Historical and Cultural Resources

Deadline 08/31/20 LOI Date: 08/15/20

Grants of up to $3,500 to Kansas nonprofit organizations for projects that preserve historical and cultural resources. Funding is intended for projects such as research, digitization, oral histories, collections care, transcription, language preservation, and training....

GrantWatch ID#: 180212

Grants to Nebraska Municipalities and Counties for the Development and Improvement of Public...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants to Nebraska counties and municipalities for the development and improvement of public facilities and systems. The purpose of funding is to provide services and programs that will strengthen communities throughout the State. Funding is intended for projects such ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181203

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits, Churches, and Hospitals for Programs that Address Community ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to Louisiana nonprofit organizations, medical organizations, churches, and institutes of higher education in eligible parishes for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of arts and culture, literacy ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184018

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies for Public Readings and Discussions Related ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants of up to $500 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies for public readings related to slavery and race relations. Funding is intended to support open discourse on citizenship and racial equality, and to raise awareness of the influential ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186911

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles...

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Award to a USA Author of Color to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author of color to recognize an outstanding literary work. Preference will be given to submissions in the categories of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, biography, memoir, and to general works of literary character. Eligible authors are t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190585

Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in...

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Essays

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding collection of individual essays. Essays may be centered around a single subject or address a variety of topics. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 190605

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Work of Science-Related Literature

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding work of science-related literature. Eligible works are those that successfully explain complex concepts to a general audience. Writing must be on the subject of the physical or biological sciences. Submission...

GrantWatch ID#: 190606

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work in the Genre of Biography

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA author for an outstanding literary work in the genre of biography. Eligible works display exceptional artistic, narrative, and literary merit. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are...

GrantWatch ID#: 190608

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work of General Nonfiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding literary work of general nonfiction. Eligible writings are those that address contemporary issues. Submissions are accepted from literary agents and publishers. Awardees and finalists are eligible to receive ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190609

Award to a USA Translator to Recognize an Outstanding Translation of a Book of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator to recognize an outstanding translation of a book of poetry from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from Hungarian, Spanish, French, and Japanese. Submissions are accepted from literary agent...

GrantWatch ID#: 190616

Award to a USA Translator for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Prose

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator for an outstanding translation of literary prose from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Japanese, and Norwegian. Submissions are accepted from literary...

GrantWatch ID#: 190617

Grants to Arkansas Nonprofits, Schools, Hospitals, and Agencies for Programs that Benefit Loc...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grant to Arkansas nonprofit organizations, schools, hospitals, and government agencies for programs and activities that benefit local communities. Funding is intended for a range of projects, including support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, addressing...

GrantWatch ID#: 191021
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Grants to Missouri Local Education Agencies to Promote Positive Development of Children and ...

Deadline 09/21/20 LOI Date: 08/17/20

Grants to Missouri local education agencies for programs that promote the positive development of children and youth. Funding is intended to offer services to children for afterschool programs. Funds may be used for a new program or to expand and/or enhance current aft...

GrantWatch ID#: 143171

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits to Provide Legal Assistance to State Residents

Deadline 08/17/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations to provide information about the legal system to residents throughout the State. Priority will be given to certain activities, including those designated to help vulnerable populations. Funding is intended for the operation of...

GrantWatch ID#: 144780