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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 current year, preference will be given to residencies focusing on the perfo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176738

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

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 focuses on long-term solutions to societal problems facing women and girls thro...

GrantWatch ID#: 163027

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

Deadline 03/01/18

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 for in-state, regional, and national performing artists, including visual, l...

GrantWatch ID#: 168940

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Out-of-School En...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Nebraska nonprofits, for-profits, schools, government agencies, IHEs, LEAs, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations to provide out-of-school enrichment programming. Applicants must submit an Intent to Apply by December 1. This federally-funded competitive gran...

GrantWatch ID#: 176966

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, or school-based libraries to address challenges and opportunities to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival ad library fields. Preliminary proposals are due February 1. Projects should have the potential to further theory and practice. Succ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Engage Public Audiences in the Humanities

Deadline 02/21/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants of up to $3,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to Kansas nonprofit organizations to engage public audiences with humanities themes. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an application draft by January 31. Examples of possible project formats include film and book discussions, museum exhibitions, radio document...

GrantWatch ID#: 173400

Grants to Arizona Public Libraries to Expand Collections and Promote Library Access

Deadline 03/09/18

Grants of $4,000 to Arizona public libraries to expand library collections for targeted audiences and for related programming that promotes community access to collections. Possible programs include lectures, workshops, cultural events, field trips, facilitated discussions, and library “outposts”. The primary purpo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177658

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

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Charlotte, North Carolina neighborhood-based organizations to enhance the quality of life for local communities. Mandatory pre-application workshops are scheduled for January 10, 11, 22, and 23. This program supports projects that make Charlotte’s neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play. The Nei...

GrantWatch ID#: 175199

Grants to Prescott, Arizona Nonprofits to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Households

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to Prescott, Arizona nonprofit organizations for a broad range of community development projects and public services. Proposals funded under this program must primarily benefit low- and moderate-income households. Eligible projects fall under one of the following broad categories: 1. Neighborhood Revitalization,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166327

Grants to Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas Nonprofits for Programs for At-Risk Children...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas nonprofits to provide support and services to at-risk children and youth. LOIs must be submitted well in advance of the deadline. For Austin applicants, LOIs are due January 15, 2018. Program areas include early childhood education, K-12 education, teenage pregnancy, and out-...

GrantWatch ID#: 171617

Grants to Larimer County, Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth and Community Development

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to Larimer County, Colorado nonprofits and governmental units for youth, community, and economic development programs and activities. Funding is intended to help individuals and families become self-sufficient and inspire them to take active and meaningful roles in their communities. Program Goal...

GrantWatch ID#: 150722

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools for Arts Exhibits and Events

Deadline 02/13/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, public libraries, and organizations within IHEs for arts programming. Funding may be requested for one-time events and series of events. All projects must include a public component. Examples of projects include festi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177543

Grants to North Oregon Nonprofits and Individuals for Public Art Works, Presentations, and E...

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Oregon nonprofits and individuals in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties for the creation and presentation of project-based arts programming. Eligible art disciplines include folk arts, dance and movement, literature, media arts, multi-disciplinary arts, music, social pract...

GrantWatch ID#: 169595

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, and Libraries for Youth Literacy...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, school districts, and libraries to participate in a nationwide youth literacy program. Please note that the applicant must be a library or partner with a library. Communities may select books included on the program roster. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176614

Fellowships to New York Individual Artists for Unrestricted Support in a Range of Disciplines

Deadline 01/24/18

Fellowships of $7,000 to New York individual artists at any stage in their career to recognize and support outstanding work in the following media: painting, video and film, folk and traditional arts, fiction, and interdisciplinary work. This fellowship provides an unrestricted grant to individual artists living and workin...

GrantWatch ID#: 177016

Grants to California Nonprofits in San Francisco and Marin Counties to Support Disadvantaged...

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit underserved and at-risk children and youth in in San Francisco and Marin County. Funding may be used for programs in three areas: career readiness, substance abuse prevention and promoting healthy living, and literacy. The Foundation has a particular in...

GrantWatch ID#: 173008

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Traditional and Folk Arts Projects

Deadline 02/01/18 Conference Date: 01/25/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging between $1,500 and $6,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, museums, and libraries to support projects in the folk and traditional arts. Initial applications are due January 26. This program seeks to promote the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of the state. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 150808

Grants to Long Beach, California PreK-3 Teachers for Reading and Literacy Projects

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Long Beach, California public school teachers in grades PreK-3, including special education teachers, for innovative classroom reading and literacy projects. Funding may be used to purchase books, e-books, training programs, teaching aides, or other educational materials for the curren...

GrantWatch ID#: 140598

Awards to Broward County, Florida Teachers for Exemplary Service in Art Education

Deadline 01/26/18

Awards of $1,000 and awards of $3,500 to Broward County, Florida teachers for exemplary service in art education. Funding is intended to recognize best practices in schools and the community in the following art disciplines: music, theater, dance, and visual arts. Preference is given to art teachers who are certified in...

GrantWatch ID#: 141458

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit disadvantaged middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is specifically intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255

Grants to California Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and LEAs for Enrichment Programs Serving...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to California IHEs, local education agencies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes and tribal organizations, and for-profits to provide out-of-school enrichment programs serving disadvantaged students. This program supports the establishment of community learning centers serving elementary, middle, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176741

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Tribal Organizations to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls

Deadline 03/30/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit and tribal organizations for programs to meet the needs of girls and women within the state. LOIs are due January 26. Program areas include education, healthcare, leadership, financial literacy and skills, personal safety, and policy. Types of Funding: 1....

GrantWatch ID#: 178585

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies to support events and fundraisers taking place within the funding source’s service area. Eligible towns include Bethlehem, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Bridgewater, Litchfield, Goshen, Morris, Middlebury, New Milford, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prosp...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799

Grants to Delaware Nonprofit and Educational Institutions to Expand and Enhance Childcare in ...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to Delaware nonprofit and educational institutions to improve or enhance childcare programs in low-income areas. Specifically, funding is intended for programs that serve infants and toddlers, children with special needs, English language learners, or for programs that provide child care during non-traditional hours...

GrantWatch ID#: 180613

Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for Work in the Areas of Dance, Writing, and...

Deadline 01/29/18

Fellowships of $12,000 and awards of $1,000 to Massachusetts individual artists in recognition of exceptional original work in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to provide direct, unrestricted support to outstanding artists. Choreography: Eligible for re...

GrantWatch ID#: 162385

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Small-Scale Humanities Projec...

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, IHEs, and government agencies to support small projects that engage public audiences with the humanities. Funding may be requested for scholar stipends, publicity, travel expenses (including lodging and meals), and other qualifying expenses related to humanities...

GrantWatch ID#: 164046

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Agencies for Public Humanities Programs

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and public libraries to help bring the humanities to public audiences within the state. Applications are invited for humanities-related public programs, such as lectures, workshops, reading and discussion programs, exhibits, and the pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177705

Grants to Oakland County, Michigan Nonprofits for Legal Outreach to the Local Community

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants to Oakland County, Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs that educate the community on legal matters and create access to legal services. Funding is also intended for the enhancement of the local legal library collection. Specific grant purposes are as follows: 1. Improving and facilitating the administra...

GrantWatch ID#: 180215

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Projects Integrating the Humanities ...

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants of up to $4,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, government agencies, churches, and community organizations for projects that incorporate STEM with the humanities. Proposals are encouraged for humanities projects that incorporate science, technology, math, medicine, and engineering. Quantu...

GrantWatch ID#: 182675

Grants to Nunavut Groups and Individuals in the Kivalliq Region for Activities that Promote ...

Deadline 01/30/18

Grants to Nunavut community groups and individuals for projects or programs in the Kivalliq region that promote Inuit traditional activities, skills, and language. The funding source works with and receives direction from Inuit elders and youth of the Kivalliq in efforts to preserve Inuit heritage, culture, and language.

GrantWatch ID#: 178718

Grants to Kansas School Libraries for Partial Reimbursement of Loans Provided to Libraries Ou...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Kansas school district libraries to receive partial reimbursement for the number of interlibrary loans of 25 or more books provided to libraries outside their district during the previous calendar year. The total grant amount that an eligible school library will receive is based on a rate of $4.25 for each inter...

GrantWatch ID#: 148764

Awards to Georgia K-12 and College Teachers for Outstanding Achievements in Teaching English...

Deadline 01/31/18

Awards to Georgia elementary, middle, secondary, and postsecondary teachers of English and language arts to recognize excellence in education. Nominees will be considered in four categories: elementary school (kindergarten through grade 5), middle school (grades 6 through 8), secondary school (grades 9-12), and college.

GrantWatch ID#: 157800

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Assist Disadvantaged and Underserved Populations

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that help disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. Funding will be provided for programs focusing on the following areas, with an emphasis on programs that promote personal growth and community development: Youth...

GrantWatch ID#: 161767

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

Deadline 01/31/18

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

Deadline 01/31/18

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

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Health, Education, Financial Stability, Hunger, and Safety...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs and projects focusing on the areas of health, education, financial stability, hunger, and safety and wellbeing. Funding is intended to provide support for community projects, programs or initiatives in need of a small, one-time grant that aligns with...

GrantWatch ID#: 174741

Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history, and its future. The prize of $500 and an engraved plaque are presented to the rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174844

Awards to Delaware Individuals and Institutions for Contributions to Libraries and Lifelong ...

Deadline 01/31/18

Awards to Delaware individuals and institutions for outstanding contributions to the library field, supporting library activities and programs, encouraging lifelong learning and serving library patrons and the community. Awardees can be library employees, trustees, community members, or libraries and institutions. Awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 175052

Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, Public Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Arts Education Programs ...

Deadline 03/19/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Nevada nonprofits, public agencies, schools, IHEs, tribal entities, youth organizations, libraries, and museums to provide creative arts education activities and opportunities. Applicants may be required to submit a draft for review by January 31, 2018. Funding is intended to support arts learning...

GrantWatch ID#: 176809

Grants to Seeley Lake, Montana Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Benefit the Local Commun...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $2,500 to Seeley Lake, Montana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions for a broad range of projects benefitting the local community. Program areas include education, community development, arts and culture, natural resources and conservation, and basic human n...

GrantWatch ID#: 177041

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits for Education, Science, Religion, and Services to the Needy

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Hawaii nonprofit organizations to support a broad range of educational and charitable activities benefitting communities within the State. Consideration will be given to requests for program support, as well as capital projects. Funding from the Foundation must be used exclusively for religious, charitable, scien...

GrantWatch ID#: 177083

In-Kind Grants of Literacy Programs to New Hampshire and Vermont Elementary Schools

Deadline 01/31/18

In-kind grants of $25,000 worth of literacy programs, as well as donations of new children’s books to New Hampshire and Vermont elementary schools. These donations and services are provided over one school year and are intended to help build a culture of literacy in elementary schools across the Twin States. This prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 177750

Grants to Delaware County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Benefit Local Communiti...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Delaware County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to benefit local communities. Program areas include health and human services, education, environment, arts, culture, preservation, children, youth, and families, and neighborhood and community development. The Foundation welcomes ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177829

Grants to Clayton County, Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Municipalities to Benefit Underserved...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Clayton County area, Iowa nonprofits, schools, and municipalities for projects that will benefit underserved communities. Funding is intended for the focus areas of education, arts and culture, health, human services, environment, children, youth, and families, neighborhoods and community development. Focus A...

GrantWatch ID#: 178720

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 01/31/18

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 Washington, DC Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Strengthen Low and Moderate-In...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations, qualified tribal and governmental agencies, and public school systems to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Funding will specifically be provided for programs and projects that focus on the areas of community development, education, human services, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179702

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to California Organizations and Individuals to Utilize a Rural Space for Arts, Life Sk...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to California organizations and individuals for the opportunity to utilize a unique rural location for environmental, arts, cultural, life skills, and healing arts programs. This program is not a cash award; it is a labor for recreation trade program. Programs should facilitate growth, healing, learning, artistic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182620

Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Sports, Human Services, and Animal Protection

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants typically ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable activities in the focus areas of arts, education, human services, and prevention of cruelty to animals. Special emphasis is placed on fine arts, the performing arts, and education, however, funding will also be ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146882

Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purposes of these grants, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library syste...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079