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Grants to Surprise, Arizona Neighborhoods for Community Improvements and Engagement

Deadline 11/09/18

Grants to Surprise, Arizona neighborhoods for activities that will engage residents and promote community spirit. This program supports the involvement of resident groups and other organizations in neighborhood-initiated community building, planning, or improvement projects. To receive support projects must: -Provide ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175866

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Groups for Public Humanities Projects

Deadline 12/15/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Arizona nonprofit organizations, government agencies, groups, and academic institutions for community-based humanities projects. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding will support projects that use the humanities to connect state residents to the culture, h...

GrantWatch ID#: 180848

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and Faith-Based Organizations to Establish 24-Hour Cente...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations, not-for-profit corporations, local service organizations, and faith-based organizations to create drop-in centers for youth (up to age 24) that are homeless or at-risk for homelessness. Funding is intended to provide 24-hour support services for area youth. Introduction...

GrantWatch ID#: 184372

Grants to Tennessee and Mississippi Nonprofits for Community Arts Activities

Deadline 12/03/18

Grants to Shelby County, Tennessee and DeSoto and Tate Counties, Mississippi nonprofit arts organizations for activities that will enrich the local cultural environment. Funding is intended for operating support and project support to strengthen arts and culture, environment, health and human services, education and leader...

GrantWatch ID#: 176538

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Planning Organizations to Integrate Art...

Deadline 03/18/19 Conference Date: 10/24/18 LOI Date: 12/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to Vermont nonprofits, libraries, schools, municipalities, historical societies, and regional planning organizations for infrastructure improvement projects that include an art component. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects whic...

GrantWatch ID#: 150760

Grants to Idaho Affiliates of the Funding Source for K-12 STEM Projects

Deadline 01/11/19 Conference Date: 10/24/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Idaho affiliates of the Funding Source, in collaboration with libraries, schools, and community organizations, for hands-on projects to engage K-12 students in STEM subjects. Priority is given to projects serving rural, underrepresented, first-generation, low-income, or female students. SGC is es...

GrantWatch ID#: 184491

Grants to Israel and Germany Early-Career Scientists for Joint Studies in Exact Sciences, En...

Deadline 10/25/18

Grants averaging €20,000 to Israel and Germany early-career scientists employed at qualifying IHEs, government, and nonprofit research agencies and hospitals for projects in exact sciences, engineering, and social sciences. The purpose of this program is to encourage young scientists to establish professional relationshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 161844
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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and IHEs for Volunteer Staff to Provide Community Servic...

Deadline 12/03/18 Conference Date: 10/25/18 LOI Date: 11/02/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education to support volunteer staff working in a broad range of community services. Applicants are required to attend a technical assistance session and must submit a logical model prior to applying. The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism announ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176377

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits and Public Institutions to Improve Access to Cultural Resources

Deadline 10/26/18

Grants of up to $7,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations and public institutions for the preservation of cultural and historical resources. Applicants must contact program staff prior to beginning the application process. LOIs are due at least two weeks prior to the deadline. This program seeks to make cultural resources r...

GrantWatch ID#: 179391

Grants to Alabama Agencies, Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Commemorate the State's Pe...

Deadline 10/26/18

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Alabama nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for statewide or local efforts to honor and celebrate the state’s people, culture, and heritage. Funding may be requested for projects, activities, and events that commemorate Alabama’s 200t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182258

Grants to Tippecanoe County, Indiana Nonprofits for Community Programs

Deadline 10/30/18

Grants averaging $750 to Tippecanoe County, Indiana nonprofits to promote the welfare, happiness, education and development of community residents. Of particular interest are the aged, young, poor, special needs individuals, helpless, unfortunate, and underprivileged. Funding is also intended to further religious, charitab...

GrantWatch ID#: 150564

Grants to Massachusetts Colleges and School Districts for Career and Technical Secondary Educ...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Massachusetts public two-year colleges, school districts, and consortiums for programs that will improve secondary-level technical and career education statewide. Priority will be given to programs that will reduce the achievement gap for special populations on the Perkins IV core indicators of performance as set...

GrantWatch ID#: 144934

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Legal Aid Services, Education, and Research

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Manitoba nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of legal aid services, law reform, legal research, legal education, and the maintenance of law libraries. Potential applicants must first contact the funding source to discuss their proposal and receive application forms. Funding for projects or progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149071

Grants to Wisconsin and Michigan Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts, Education, Environme...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Wisconsin and Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for activities that promote economic health, education, arts and culture, and the environment. The intention of these grants is to enable organizations to achieve lasting results within the focus areas. Organizations must benefit communitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 164400

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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 USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and clinic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Grants to Marion County, Indiana Libraries for High-Impact Library Programs

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to Marion County, Indiana libraries for innovative programs with the potential to create a significant positive impact. Priority will be given to libraries that demonstrate a compelling case for funding based on need. Additionally, priority consideration will be given to requests unrelated to general operating budg...

GrantWatch ID#: 180824

Grants to Greenwood County, South Carolina Nonprofits for Youth, Education, Arts, Recreation,...

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Greenwood County, South Carolina nonprofit organizations for a wide range of community benefit activities. Funding is intended for the focus areas of youth, education, and community enhancement and development. Applicants may apply in the "Open Grant" category for projects that do not fall within ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181314

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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. Areas of interest include health and education, though consideration will also be given to activities falling under other c...

GrantWatch ID#: 183535

Grants to Canada Arts Organizations and Groups of Artists for Visual and Literary Artwork Di...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Canada writing, publishing, and visual arts organizations and groups of professional visual artists and writers to display publishable works or host professional development opportunities for arts professionals. Funding is intended to promote the development and public appreciation of Canadian pub...

GrantWatch ID#: 160355

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Health, and Cultural Programs in...

Deadline 02/15/19 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Grant to California nonprofit organizations and agencies to strengthen families, promote the healthy development and education of children and youth, and enhance the lives of residents of Los Angeles County. The first component of the application is due by November 1, 2018. The Southern California program supports organ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160370
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Grants to New York Nonprofits in Erie and Niagara Counties for Education, Workforce, Mentors...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations for programs serving the communities of Erie and Niagara Counties. Program areas include education, workforce development, and community development, as well as mentorship related to education or workforce development. Priorities within these program areas include the following: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161579

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Art History Research in Washingto...

Deadline 11/01/18

Fellowships providing a monthly stipend of $5,555 to USA, Canada, and International scholars holding a Ph.D. to carry out humanities research using a historic library collection in Washington, DC. Research should make use of the collection's manuscripts, rare books, and art from and about the early modern period. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 162024

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Japanese Studies

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions for proposals to support Japanese Studies programs. Priority will be given to small institutions, those that lack resources and personnel, and institutions that are experiencing funding cuts. Funding from this program is intended to achieve the fol...

GrantWatch ID#: 162188

Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Support Innovation and Expansion of Japanese St...

Deadline 11/01/18

Matching grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for programs that initiate and promote Japanese Studies throughout the country. Funding is intended to support faculty compensation, travel costs, teaching and research materials, conferences, honoraria for lectures, and student expenses. The Japan Foundati...

GrantWatch ID#: 162189

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Recreation, and Youth Programs in P...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations and units of government to improve the local quality of life for residents of Polk City. Programs may fall in the areas of youth development, education, arts and culture, health and human services, recreation, environment, and community. Type of requests...

GrantWatch ID#: 166807
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551

Grants to Alaska School Districts, Schools, and Nonprofits for Classroom Residencies with Ar...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $15,000 to Alaska K-12 public schools and school districts, private schools, and nonprofits for short-term artists residencies to enhance school arts education. New applicants must call the program office before applying. Artists, selected from a State roster of teaching artists, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175294
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Environment, and Community ...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants averaging $20,000 to Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding priorities include arts and culture, community and economic development, diversity, education, and the environment. The EQ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175758

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

Deadline 11/01/18

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

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Low and Moderate Income Families

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants starting at $2,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and government agencies to benefit low and moderate income families within the funding source’s market area. Applicants must call program staff prior to applying. Funding priorities include housing, education, food and shelter, and capacity building for qua...

GrantWatch ID#: 176759

Grants to Northwest Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Local Arts Events, Progr...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Northwest Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to implement arts programming and events in Kittson, Norman, Polk, Red Lake, Pennington, Marshall, and Roseau Counties. This program supports activities in all artistic disciplines, including but not limited to theater, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177076

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Housing, Human Services, and Economic J...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area of Suffolk, Middlesex, Plymouth, Nantucket, and Norfolk Counties. Program areas include arts and education, financial literacy, health and human services, community development, affordable ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177547

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Environment, a...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit organizations to benefit DC metropolitan region communities. Program areas include community services, arts and humanities, health, environment, and education. The Foundation seeks to respond to community needs and issues. The Foundation’s process is highly compe...

GrantWatch ID#: 177905

Grants to Greenwood Area, South Carolina Nonprofits for Education, Healthcare, and Arts Prog...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit the communities of Greenwood and its surrounding counties. Applicants must contact Foundation staff before submitting a proposal. Priority funding is intended for the focus areas of education and healthcare. Funding is also available for arts, culture, and history...

GrantWatch ID#: 178211

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Small Humanities Projects

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Nebraska nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, museums, and libraries for small-scale humanities projects. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Projects and programs must take place in Nebraska, or present a clear significance to Nebraska ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178565

Grants to Sioux Falls Area, South Dakota Nonprofits for Arts, Environment, Human Services, a...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to Sioux Falls Area, South Dakota nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of arts, health, environment, education, human services, community affairs and development, and humanities. Applications are accepted from organizations serving Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook Counties, as well...

GrantWatch ID#: 178650
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Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals in Eligible Re...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $500 to Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools, and libraries in eligible regions for projects and materials that encourage learning about Judaism, especially its heritage, culture, history, and customs. Funding is intended to support programs in media such as...

GrantWatch ID#: 178737

Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Churches in Eligible Counties for E...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to Northwest Mississippi nonprofits, government agencies, churches, schools, IHEs, and tribes for programs and projects that focus on early childhood education. Eligible projects include seed grants for innovative, new programs, as well as projects and programs that expand the ongoing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179613

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits for Youth Development and Workforce Development Programs

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to Colorado nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on youth development and/or the adult workforce. Funding may be used for capital, operating, and program support requests. Nonprofit organizations located throughout Colorado may apply, but special consideration will be given to rural nonprofit...

GrantWatch ID#: 180018
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Grants to Montana Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Services in the Greater Big Sky and ...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations and government agencies, such as schools and libraries, for programs and projects in the greater Big Sky and Gallatin Valley area. Funding is intended to align with the following areas of focus: arts, conservation, community services, and education. Criteria for evaluation will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180422

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Humanities Programming

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants ranging from $2,501 to $10,000 to Missouri nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, and civic associations for humanities projects and programs benefitting audiences within the state. Possible project formats include but are not limited to exhibits, web sites...

GrantWatch ID#: 181565

Grants to USA Small Museums to Implement Projects in Lifelong Learning, Community, and Acces...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories small museums to implement projects that further the organization's priorities and strategic plan. Programs may fall in the areas of community anchors and catalysts, lifelong learning, or collections stewardship and public access. IMLS Inspire! Grants for Smal...

GrantWatch ID#: 184387
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Grants to Southwest Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Arts Performances and Proj...

Deadline 12/12/18 Conference Date: 11/01/18

Grants of up to $7,000 to Southwest Minnesota nonprofit organizations 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 the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council service regio...

GrantWatch ID#: 173901

Grants to Southeastern Arizona Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Health, and ...

Deadline 11/02/18

Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to benefit Graham and Greenlee Counties by improving the quality of life, education, and health of local residents. The Foundation is offering two grants, each with a different focus. The Nonprofit Grant benefits organizations that offer programs r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167713

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for Short-Term and Small Financial Needs

Deadline 11/02/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for unexpected needs that are short-term or on a smaller financial scale. Funding is intended to support organizations fulfill their respective operations or missions. Past funding has been given to faith-based organizations, shelters, animal organizations, c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179944

Grants to Albany County, New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Career Guidance and ...

Deadline 11/02/18

Grants to Albany County, New York nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions for youth career guidance and access to employment. Funding is intended to provide work to Albany County youth between the ages of 14 and 22 who are authorized to work or are eligible to obtain authorization to work...

GrantWatch ID#: 184251
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Grants to Tucson Area, Arizona Organizations for Literacy, Nutrition, Healthcare, and Human ...

Deadline 11/05/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Tucson area, Arizona organizations to address literacy and education, nutrition and basic human needs, healthcare, prevention and support, childcare, and housing. While organizations are not required to be located within the funding source’s service area, the program must serve Trico's members ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176607

Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Nonprofits to Expand Organizational Capacity and P...

Deadline 11/05/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations, schools, and institutions for activities that will strengthen organizational capacity and increase effectiveness. Funding requests for small capital expenditures may also be considered. The Foundation believes organizations are more effecti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180019
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Grants to Curry County, Oregon Nonprofits to Enrich Local Arts, Heritage, and Humanities

Deadline 11/10/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Curry County, Oregon for projects and events that will increase community participation in Oregon culture. Activities should be within the focus areas of arts, heritage, and humanities. Priority will be given to first-time applicants. Art projects may include music, writing, painting, drama, sc...

GrantWatch ID#: 176413