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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 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 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 Toronto, Ontario Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Programming in Local Libraries

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants of $20,000 to Toronto, Ontario nonprofit organizations and artists for art residencies in selected public libraries. Applicants must contact staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to create new opportunities for local artists of all disciplines and increase arts access in underserved communities

GrantWatch ID#: 172829

Grants to USA Nonprofit Institutions and Agencies for the Professional Development of Librar...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit institutions and state and local government agencies to enhance libraries through the professional development and training of library employees. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application and should register online several weeks before applying. Funding is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

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

Deadline 09/06/19

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

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

Deadline 09/16/19

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 Washington, DC Educational Agencies and Local Partners to Establish and Operate Com...

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants to Washington, DC partnerships between local educational agencies and community groups to establish and operate a community school. Funding is intended to increase student attendance and provide literacy support in kindergarten through fifth grade. The goal of the grant is to test whether additional resources concur...

GrantWatch ID#: 186669

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

Deadline 08/30/19

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 Laclede County, Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Meet Basic Needs and...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Laclede County, Missouri nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies 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 shelter, food, social services, disaster relief, transporta...

GrantWatch ID#: 173073

Grants to Charlotte, North Carolina Neighborhood Organizations to Enhance the Quality of Life

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to Charlotte, North Carolina neighborhood-based organizations to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must attend a workshop prior to applying for a grant. Funding is intended for projects that make Charlotte’s neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play. The program’s purpose ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175199

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

Deadline 09/20/19

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

Grant to a Washington, DC Qualified Grantee to Provide Financial Literacy Services to Indivi...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grant to a Washington, DC qualified grantee to provide financial literacy services to customers of a District employment services program. Funding is intended to support structured, high-quality services that focus on asset building and financial literacy to 1,500 customers who are receiving employment services through the...

GrantWatch ID#: 186617

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/23/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Some applicants are asked to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from a...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits for Legal Aid, Reform, Research, Education, and Law Librar...

Deadline 08/23/19

Grants to Saskatchewan nonprofits for projects and programs that address legal issues such as legal education, legal aid, law reform, legal research, and law libraries. Priority will be given to ongoing programs. Short-term projects will also be considered, depending on fiscal and policy considerations. The Foundation enco...

GrantWatch ID#: 178164

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and Agencies to Create Community-Service Senio...

Deadline 09/25/19 Conference Date: 08/23/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants starting at approximately $40,000 to USA and Territories nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers, 55 years and older. Funding is intended for volunteer programs with a focus on the following areas of interest: ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to Hamilton County, Tennessee K-12 Public School Teachers for Creative Teaching Proje...

Deadline 08/26/19

Grants to Hamilton County, Tennessee K-12 public school teachers for innovative and effective teaching projects. Funding is intended to help teachers provide challenging, exciting, and meaningful learning experiences for students. Funding may be awarded for projects in the areas of math; art, music, theater, and drama; sp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172988

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Local Agencies, and Artists in Eligible Counties for Arts Pro...

Deadline 10/16/19 Conference Date: 08/26/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5000 and grants of $2,500 to New York nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and artists in eligible counties for arts projects and programming. Prospective applicants must attend an information session or an individual grant consultation. Applicants located in the following counti...

GrantWatch ID#: 138102

Grants to North Carolina Artists in Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, and Columbus Counties fo...

Deadline 09/18/19 Conference Date: 08/26/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to North Carolina individual artists and groups of artists in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, and Columbus Counties for professional development. Funding is intended for materials, equipment, new work, and career-development workshops. Eligible disciplines include music composition, visua...

GrantWatch ID#: 147810

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Arts and Cultural Organizations for Arts...

Deadline 09/30/19 Conference Date: 08/27/19

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania arts and culture organizations for general operating and program support and nonprofit organizations for specific arts and cultural programming. Applicants using a fiscal sponsor must have the organization pre-approved. Funding is intended to support organizations that create, preserve,...

GrantWatch ID#: 184211

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

Deadline 10/29/19 Conference Date: 08/28/19

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 South and Central Texas Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Medical, Scientific, and L...

Deadline 08/29/19

Grants to South and Central Texas nonprofit organizations for a wide range of programs and projects that benefit local residents. Funding is available for arts and culture, literacy, charitable, education, scientific, and medical initiatives. The Funding Source primarily makes grants for specific programs, campaigns, or pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 143430

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects that Promote Collabor...

Deadline 09/20/19 Conference Date: 08/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Bay Area, California artists and nonprofit arts organizations for arts projects and programs that promote arts access and training, stability, and collaboration. Funding is intended for projects in the disciplines of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts. Applicants mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939
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Grants to Indiana Public, Charter, and Accredited Non-Public Schools to Improve Literacy in ...

Deadline 09/25/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants to Indiana public, charter, and accredited non-public elementary schools to improve literacy for first and second-grade students. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to provide teacher training to enhance students' reading skills and help schools acquire the nece...

GrantWatch ID#: 139047

Grants to Texas Public Libraries for Educational Contributions to the Local Community

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $40,000 to Texas public libraries for projects that improve library educational services in local communities. Funding is intended to support libraries that serve populations of 50,000 or less. Projects will be considered based on the level of educational contribution to the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 155771

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Administrators in Multiple States for Projects in STEM, Envi...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas K-12 teachers for classroom projects in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Examples of requests include field trips, literacy efforts, and incentives for student performance. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162240

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Churches for Programs that Improve Health Outcome...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Kansas nonprofits, churches, and government agencies for programs that will enhance the health of state residents. Funding is focused on four key impact areas: healthy behaviors, educational attainment, civic and community engagement, and access to care. 2019 Request for Proposals designed to...

GrantWatch ID#: 173150

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

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits for programs and projects that promote education, particularly in the area of financial literacy, in communities where the funding source operates. Funding priority will also be provided for community and economic development programs and initiatives, including programs that promote job creation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176256

Grants to Utah Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Process, Preserve, and Increase Access to H...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $7,500 to Utah nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, museums, archives, and IHEs to process, preserve, and increase access to the State's historical records. Funding is intended for archival activities that ensure the sustainability, care, and preservation of documents, collections, and r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177371

Grants to East Moline, Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects to Improve the Quality ...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to East Moline area, Illinois nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies for a range of programs and capital projects designed to strengthen the local community. On occasion, governmental entities such as public libraries and schools are also supported. Funding is intended for the areas of education, arts and...

GrantWatch ID#: 178169

Grants to Nebraska Municipalities and Counties to Develop Community Infrastructure

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Nebraska counties and municipalities for the development of public infrastructure. Funding is intended for projects such as community centers, remodeling homeless shelters, neighborhood parks, fire trucks, tornado shelters, senior centers, public libraries, improved access for people with disabilities, and nonpro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181203

Grants to Southwest Washington Nonprofits in Cowlitz, Clark, and Skamania Counties to Addres...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants averaging $25,000 to Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations, tribal and governmental agencies, schools, and churches in Cowlitz, Clark, and Skamania Counties to address the issue of intergenerational poverty. Applicants seeking multi-year funding must contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application...

GrantWatch ID#: 181964

Grants to Nevada Rural School Districts and Charter Schools for Financial Literacy Instructi...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants to Nevada rural school districts and charter schools to promote financial literacy for students in grades 3-12. Funding is available for professional development for teachers, who teach in a discipline in which financial literacy instruction may be provided. Funding is also available for administrators and counselor...

GrantWatch ID#: 183435

Grants to Illinois Faith-Based, Charitable, Scientific, Educational, and Literary Organizatio...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois faith-based, charitable, scientific, educational, and literary organizations for programs related to the focus areas of arts, culture, education, humanities, health, and human services. Grant funds may be used for programming, operating expenses, and capital projects. Preference will be ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146962

Grants to Miami County, Ohio Nonprofits for Education, Health, and Human Services

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to Miami County, Ohio local nonprofit organizations for programs that promote the health, welfare, and education of local residents. Past funding has been used to benefit programs ranging from schools, soup kitchens, counseling and wellness centers, health clinics, libraries, youth groups, faith-based organizations,...

GrantWatch ID#: 169384

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Communities to Help Families Manage Finances and for th...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Georgia, Kentucky, Texas, and Utah nonprofit organizations to assist families to manage their household finances, and to ensure the financial and physical well-being of young people. Eligible organizations are located in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172252

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Human Services, Environment, ...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations and qualified tribal and governmental agencies, including public school systems, for programs and projects that benefit low and moderate-income individuals and families. Funding is intended to support a wide range of projects that keep local communities strong, diverse, and vibra...

GrantWatch ID#: 174239

Grants to Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Meet the Needs of Chil...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs and projects to help children (ages 18 and under) in need. Funding may be requested for services that help meet the medical, educational, social, and financial needs of children. Grant requests must be made ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175019

Grants to Utah Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Human Services, Arts and Culture, and C...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to Utah nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal agencies to promote vibrant, strong, and diverse communities. Requests will be considered in the program areas of education, community development, human services, and civic, cultural, and arts activities. While Wells Fargo makes grants in those primar...

GrantWatch ID#: 175064

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

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 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, and humanities-based educational initiatives....

GrantWatch ID#: 175249

Grants to Ohio Credit Unions to Implement Financial Education Programs and Services

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to Ohio credit unions to institute educational and informational outreach programs that offer financial services and financial education in local communities and schools. Eligible programs may also be those that target members and diverse populations. Funding is intended for community programming that fulfills the s...

GrantWatch ID#: 176979

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Agencies for Historic Preservation Edu...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants of up to $2,500 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, and government agencies for educational activities related to the preservation and protection of historic places, structures, and properties. Funding is intended for projects such as presentations, lectures, workshops, booklets, brochures, readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177704

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Multiple States for Youth and Education P...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants ranging from $250 to $10,000 to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Washington D.C. nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, universities, and faith-based organizations to support youth or education-focused programs. After receiving great feedback from grant a...

GrantWatch ID#: 183406

Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits, Schools, and IHEs for Health, Education, and Community Ben...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to Mississippi nonprofit organizations, schools, and IHEs to benefit residents of Forrest, Covington, Lamar, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Pearl River, Perry, and Marion Counties. Funding is intended for health and education, though consideration will also be given to activities falling within other ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 183535

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Community Organizations for Humanities ...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, churches, public libraries, and community organizations for public humanities-based projects that engender in-depth discussion on vital contemporary issues. Eligible projects include lectures, civic discussions, reading series, film sc...

GrantWatch ID#: 185885

Grants to Cook Inlet Region, Alaska Nonprofits, Schools, Colleges, Tribal Organizations, and ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $6,000 to Alaska nonprofits, schools, colleges, tribal organizations, and individuals for cultural and heritage programming for Native Alaskans in the Cook Inlet region. Funding is intended to promote and perpetuate the traditions and heritage of local indigenous peoples. Eligible programs must directly imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 128375

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects and Programs That Advance Gi...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for work in developing countries that furthers schooling for girls and young women. Funding is intended to support girls in elementary and secondary schools. Funding is available for two types of grants: The Girls' Education Community Grant and the Girls' Education Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 161907

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Education, Healt...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to benefit Graham and Greenlee County residents through projects and programs to improve quality of life, education, and health. An LOI is required for proposals over $50,000. The Foundation is offering two grants, each with a different focus. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 167713