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Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Engage Public Audiences in the Humanities

Deadline 05/22/19

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 Union County, New Jersey History Nonprofits for General Organizational Expenses

Deadline 07/26/19 LOI Date: 05/24/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Union County, New Jersey nonprofit history organizations for general organizational expenses. First-time applicants are required to submit an application draft prior to submission of the full proposal. Funding is intended to assist organizations with special projects and general operating expenses...

GrantWatch ID#: 185918

Grant to a Minnesota Agency or Consortium to Provide Workshops in the Twin Cities Metro Area...

Deadline 06/21/19

Grant to a Minnesota agency or consortium to provide workshops for individuals who have been granted humanitarian protection status and are currently residing in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Funding is intended to provide orientation services to individuals during their first five years in the United States. Examples...

GrantWatch ID#: 185852

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio Nonprofits for Academic Programs and Support for Underprivile...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Franklin County, Ohio nonprofit organizations for academic achievement, school readiness, and support programs for underprivileged children and families. Educational programming is intended for both in- and out-of-school programs and may have a parental involvement component. Specifically, the Foundation supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 179655

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, Agencies, and Institutions for Early Childhood Edu...

Deadline 06/03/19

Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational and religious institutions to improve education for children from birth through age five in the Kansas City region. Funding is intended to improve current program provision through curriculum enhancements, capacity building, child s...

GrantWatch ID#: 185843

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

Deadline 06/01/19

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 USA Individual Writers for New Literary Works on Contemporary Visual Art

Deadline 05/20/19

Grants to USA writers to create new works on contemporary visual arts (artwork made after World War II). Funding is intended to support both established and emerging writers. Eligible project categories include articles, short-form writing, blogs, and books. Projects on post-WWII work in adjacent fields—architecture, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150417

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits to Increase Access to and Understanding of Legal Resources for...

Deadline 05/20/19

Grants starting at $500 to Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs that educate the community on legal matters and improve access to legal services in Oakland County and throughout the State. Funding is also intended for the enhancement of the local law library and for continuing education for judges and lawyers. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180215

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Community Arts Activiti...

Deadline 07/01/19 Conference Date: 05/20/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries to support a broad range of arts projects. The goal of this program is to expand access to arts opportunities, improve community quality of life through arts initiatives, or strengthen asset-based cultural e...

GrantWatch ID#: 180772

Awards to Canada Published Authors for Outstanding Works of Fiction

Deadline 05/22/19

Awards of $5,000 and one award of $50,000 to Canada authors to recognize newly-published nonfiction books of literary excellence. Eligible literary fiction works can be short story collections or novels. Awards will be available for books published between October 1, 2018, and September 30, 2019. Publishers should note ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158724

Grants to Indiana and Arizona Nonprofits for Community Enrichment and Self-Sufficiency Progr...

Deadline 05/22/19

Grants to Indiana and Arizona nonprofit organizations for programs that help people in need; protect animals and nature; and enrich community life primarily in metropolitan Indianapolis and Phoenix. Interested applicants are required to consult with program staff at least two months prior to the deadline. Eligible organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 179343

Awards to Canada Authors to Recognize Newly Published Literary Nonfiction Works of Distinction

Deadline 05/22/19

Awards of $5,000 and one award of $60,000 to Canada authors to recognize newly-published nonfiction books of literary excellence. Eligible literary nonfiction work may include, among other forms, memoirs, works of personal or journalistic essays, criticism both social and political, commentary, history, and biography. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 181425

Grants to East Tennessee Nonprofits, Educational Institutions, and Agencies for Education, E...

Deadline 05/24/19

Grants generally ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 to East Tennessee nonprofit organizations, units of government, and educational institutions for community benefit programs in eligible areas. Funding is intended for programs in early childhood education, elder care, and adult workforce development and transition. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 166767

Grants to Salt Lake City, Utah Arts Nonprofits for General Operating Support

Deadline 05/28/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Salt Lake City, Utah nonprofit arts organizations to support general operating costs. Funding is intended to help arts organizations expand and sustain programming that benefits the citizens of the city. Priority is given to high-quality arts programming that demonstrate a positive im...

GrantWatch ID#: 179104

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

Deadline 07/24/19 Conference Date: 05/29/19 LOI Date: 06/05/19

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

Awards to California Journalists for Excellent Reporting Related to Language Arts and Reading

Deadline 05/30/19

Awards to California professional journalists to recognize exceptional reporting related to language arts and reading. Nominations will be accepted in five categories: metropolitan class newspaper, non-metropolitan class newspaper, weekly or semi-weekly newspaper class, magazine, and non-print media. The-material (print...

GrantWatch ID#: 157915

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

Deadline 05/30/19

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 Arizona Nonprofits and Agencies for Partnerships that Enable Arts Learning Experie...

Deadline 05/30/19

Grants of $1,500, $2,000, and $2,500 to Arizona nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative projects that support meaningful arts education experiences in a range of community settings for participants of any age. Project categories include professional development, planning, and participant engagemen...

GrantWatch ID#: 180619

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

Deadline 06/28/19 Conference Date: 05/30/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to San Francisco 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. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Eureka Area, California Nonprofits for One-Time Projects Related to Youth, Seniors...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $3,000 to California to nonprofit, educational, and volunteer organizations in the greater Eureka area for one-time special projects that serve the local community. Funding is intended to support programs in literacy, community health, seniors, and youth. Priority will be given to projects that purchase ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173089

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy and Poetry Programs

Deadline 05/31/19

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. One award will be given to a teacher who fosters a love of poetry in students and one award will be given to a teacher who inspires students to read all genres of writing. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 05/31/19

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

Grants to USA Libraries, Educational Institutions, Hospitals, and Clinics in Multiple States ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics in multiple states for innovative projects. Funding is intended to support capital projects, equipment purchases, and educational endowments, as well as initiatives to improve healthcare. Eligible states include Connecticut, Flor...

GrantWatch ID#: 180741

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/19

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Hands-On Technology Edu...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries for hands-on technology education with the latest software and tools to help teens build skills that will enable them to succeed in future education and career efforts. Funding is intended to provide underserved youth aged 13-18 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181255

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador K-12 Schools for Hands-On Arts Learning

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $7,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador K-12 schools and school boards to enhance arts education opportunities. Funding is intended to help students develop intellectual skills through hands-on participation in the arts. The goal of the program is to involve young people in artistic activity in order to develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 181461
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Grants to Southeast Alaska Nonprofits for Health, Financial Stability, and Education Programs

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Southeast Alaska nonprofit organizations for programs addressing education, health, and financial stability. Funding is intended to support education programs to decrease dropout rates, improve literacy, and enhance early childhood education; financial programs to increase stability and economic independence for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181597

Grants to Washington Public, Tribal, and Academic Libraries for Digital Preservation of Hist...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $8,000 to Washington academic, public, and tribal libraries for digital initiatives related to archival and special collections of historic and cultural significance. Funding is intended to connect Washingtonians to their history, by digitizing and preserving collections that tell the stories of local commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 183287
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Multiple States for Youth and Education P...

Deadline 05/31/19

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 Delaware County, Iowa Nonprofits to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Delaware County, Iowa nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that will benefit local residents. Applications are invited from qualifying tax-exempt organizations, such as scientific, educational, literary, and charitable societies. Applicants must demonstrate how the grant will be used to benefit the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 183509

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

Deadline 05/31/19

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 USA, Canada and International Nonprofits and Organizations to Improve Worldwide Li...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of $1,000 and one grant of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and organizations to increase literacy rates for children worldwide. Funding is intended to support nonprofits that have made a significant impact on increasing literacy throughout the world. FineReads is incredibly passionate about i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184760

Grants to Detroit, Michigan Nonprofits, Daycare Centers, Community Groups, and Schools for P...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $7,500 to Detroit, Michigan nonprofits, daycare centers, faith-based organizations, community groups, and schools for programs that benefit expectant mothers, families, and young children. Funding is intended to mobilize grassroots leaders and groups to help Detroit children get a...

GrantWatch ID#: 184894
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Award to a Quebec Individual for Translating a Book from French to English

Deadline 06/01/19

Award of $3,000 to a Quebec publisher or translator for excellence in the translation of a book from French to English. Consideration will be given to books that are works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction that were originally written in French. Graphic novels, electronic books, and print-on-demand books are also eligibl...

GrantWatch ID#: 155527

Grants to Texas Public Libraries in Small Communities to Improve Services for Local Residents

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Texas public libraries in small communities to enhance services offered to local residents. Some requests for funding require a Letter of Intent prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support the installation and upgrading of automation systems, library and social services, expansion of patron space, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156095

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits, Schools, Individuals, and Libraries for Culturally Relevan...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, artists, entrepreneurs, event planners, libraries, IHEs, and schools for small-scale arts projects relevant to current community trends and culture. Funding is intended to support projects that reflect on personal experiences, target a specific co...

GrantWatch ID#: 158602
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Award to a Quebec Author for an Outstanding English-Language Children's Book

Deadline 06/01/19

Award of $3,000 to a Quebec English-language author of children’s literature for an outstanding fiction, nonfiction, or poetry book for middle-grade or young adult readers. The awardee will be selected based on the significance of the contribution to Quebec English-language children’s literature. To accommodate the...

GrantWatch ID#: 170332

Grants to Kansas Agencies to Improve Electronic Access to Governmental Services and Informat...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Kansas agencies for technology that will improve public access to government services and information. Funding is intended to help agencies provide enhanced electronic access for businesses and citizens of the State. Eligible programs will focus on the following areas: Commerce, Legislative, Transportation, H...

GrantWatch ID#: 177067

Grants to Utah Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, and Groups to Collect Oral Histories

Deadline 07/01/19 LOI Date: 06/01/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Utah nonprofits, IHEs, government agencies, and groups to collect and transcribe oral history. Applicants are required to submit a draft prior to submitting the final application. Funding is intended for costs associated with oral history transcription and research. Project Criteria: - Grants...

GrantWatch ID#: 177848

Grants to Jay County, Indiana Nonprofits, Governmental, Educational, and Religious Instituti...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Jay County, Indiana nonprofit organizations, governmental, religious, and educational institutions for charitable projects. Funding is available for start-up costs for new programs, one-time program needs, and capital projects. The Funding Source has previously made contributions to the Jay County community i...

GrantWatch ID#: 178048

Grants to Greenwood Area, South Carolina Nonprofits for Early Childhood Development, Educati...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit the communities of Greenwood and its surrounding counties. Applicants must contact Foundation staff prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to support education, community development, and arts and culture access. Priority will be given to early childh...

GrantWatch ID#: 178211

Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia Nonprofits for Literacy, Children, Arts...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants averaging $5,000 to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia area nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on arts, literacy, children, and humanitarian efforts. While all areas are considered, the Foundation primarily concentrates its funding on literacy programs. Applications should be focus...

GrantWatch ID#: 178281

Grants to North Dakota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Humanities Engagement

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,501 to $10,000 to North Dakota nonprofits, schools, agencies, museums, libraries, churches, and groups to support public humanities projects. Funding is intended for projects that may include exhibits, performances, lectures, discussions, seminars, presentations, and media productions. Special In...

GrantWatch ID#: 178632

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Proposals at colleges and universities where courses in Holocaust studies are not available or where they are in need of further support are given priority. Teaching grants h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Intergenerational Literacy Programs in Libraries and Commu...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants of up to $4,000 to Manitoba nonprofit organizations to support intergenerational literacy programming to strengthen families and build reading skills. Programs may take place in libraries and community centers throughout the province. Grants will support family literacy programs that include children and parents or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179698

Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits for Humanities Projects, Exhibits, and Events

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants of up to $1,500 to West Virginia nonprofit organizations for public humanities projects and events. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for small projects, lectures, single events, brochures, small museum exhibits, planning phases of more complex projects, and consultations. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179956

Grants to Pennsylvania and New Jersey Nonprofits for K-12 Literacy Programming in Eligible R...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Pennsylvania and New Jersey nonprofits to promote literacy for underserved K-12 youth in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Camden. Funding may be used to support after-school, summer, and in-school literacy enrichment programs. Children and youth served by programming must be in grades Kinderg...

GrantWatch ID#: 180394

Grants to Washington Nonprofits and Schools for Adult Education Programs Serving Families Em...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to Washington nonprofit organizations, schools, and religious institutions for adult education programs intended for families who work in the tree fruit industry. Funding may be used to support English as a Second Language (ESL) education and citizenship preparation courses. All program...

GrantWatch ID#: 181243

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, Agencies, and Artists for Literary Arts Activit...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and individual artists for a range of activities in the literary arts. Funding is intended to increase public exposure to literature and to raise awareness of the literary heritage of the state. Education and outreach projects are priorities. I...

GrantWatch ID#: 181327

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits to Benefit Women and Families in Dunn County

Deadline 06/03/19

Grants typically ranging between $500 and $2,500 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit women and families in Dunn County. Funding areas may include, but are not limited to, literacy, education, health services, parenting, life skills, housing, workforce development, financial literacy, addiction, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 146350