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Fellowships to Nebraska Individual Artists to Recognize and Support Exemplary Artistic Work

Deadline 11/22/19

Fellowships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Nebraska individual artists to recognize and support exemplary artistic work. Funding is available in the areas of music and sound, choreography, theater and playwriting, and filmmaking and screenwriting. Applicants must be the originator of the work, not an interpreter of the w...

GrantWatch ID#: 175786

Grants to USA Museums for Capacity Building Activities

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting from $5,000 to USA and territories museums and nonprofit organizations applying on behalf of a museum for projects to increase their capacity to serve the public. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects that support lifelong lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 148060

Grants to Nebraska Public Library Directors and Personnel to Attend a Professional Conference

Deadline 12/13/19

Grants of up to $500 to Nebraska public librarians, library directors, and personnel to participate in a professional out-of-state conference. The purpose of this grant program is to provide training and continuing education to library personnel, resulting in improved services in public libraries across the State.

GrantWatch ID#: 186713

Grants to USA Libraries, Agencies, Schools, and Nonprofits for Rural Library Improvements

Deadline 12/02/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories libraries, agencies, schools, and nonprofits for improvements to rural and small libraries. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for enhancements of school libraries at all educational levels, improving digital access an...

GrantWatch ID#: 184904

Grants to USA Small Museums to Implement Projects in Lifelong Learning, Civic Engagement, an...

Deadline 11/15/19

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. The grant program has the following goals and objectives: to inspire lifelong learning and literacy, to strengthen the capacity of museums, and to address access ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 184387

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Capacity Building and Professional Development at ...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for institutional capacity building projects at African American museums. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is also intended for professional development opportunities for staff...

GrantWatch ID#: 162642

Grants to Kentucky LEAs, Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Out-of-School Enric...

Deadline 11/18/19

Grants to Kentucky LEAs, nonprofits, for-profits, faith-based organizations, IHEs, and government agencies to create and implement quality out-of-school programming that promotes youth development and improves student achievement. Funding is intended for programs that offer academic, artistic, and cultural enrichment oppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 176580

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

Deadline 12/11/19

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

Grants to Vermont LEAs, Municipalities, and Organizations for K-12 After-School and Summer P...

Deadline 02/04/20 LOI Date: 11/15/19

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Vermont LEAs, community-based organizations, municipalities, and faith-based organizations to support high-quality summer learning and after-school enrichment programs for disadvantaged students. An Intent to Apply is due prior to the application due date.

GrantWatch ID#: 148442

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, IHEs, LEAs, and Agencies to Employ Volunteer Staff for Comm...

Deadline 11/25/19 LOI Date: 11/18/19

Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, LEAs, IHEs, government agencies, and labor organizations to employ volunteer staff to carry out community services. Applicants must attend a technical assistance session and submit a notice of intent to apply prior to submitting a full application.

GrantWatch ID#: 139958

Grants to Southwest Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Arts Performan...

Deadline 12/11/19

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $7,000 to Southwest Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 173901

Grants to Mendocino County, California Nonprofits, School Districts, and Tribes for Programs...

Deadline 12/06/19

Grants ranging from $3,000 to $8,000 to Mendocino County, California nonprofits, school districts, tribes, and special districts for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for programs, capital projects, capacity-building projects and administrative grants, and equipment and technology projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 163059

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Programs a...

Deadline 11/29/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to Greenville County, South Carolina nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs to benefit the community. Funding is intended for projects and programs in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health, and human services.

GrantWatch ID#: 177176

Grants to Colorado and Texas Nonprofits for Programs That Benefit Underserved Residents in El...

Deadline 02/28/20 LOI Date: 12/12/19

Grants to Colorado and Texas nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit low- to moderate-income residents of communities that are served by the Funding Source. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs with focus areas of community development, health and human services, and e...

GrantWatch ID#: 166653

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Volunteer Services to Benefit Communi...

Deadline 01/03/20 LOI Date: 11/15/19

Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to employ volunteer staff to carry out a broad range of community services. Applicants must submit an initial application prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support volunteer services in the areas of p...

GrantWatch ID#: 187097

Grants to Rhode Island Municipalities, Nonprofits, Houses of Worship, Agencies, and Groups t...

Deadline 11/25/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to Rhode Island-based municipal governments, nonprofit organizations, houses of worship, public agencies such as schools or libraries, and community-based groups for activities that promote participation in the 2020 census among populations that are at risk of undercounting.

GrantWatch ID#: 187237

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. State applicants must contact state commissions prior to applying, and applicants from South Dakota must contact the Funding Source. Grants are intended to engage...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

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

Deadline 01/21/20

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and nonprofit private PreK-12 schools for community arts education programs. First-time applicants must contact the funding source before applying. Funding is intended to support creative, hands-on learning programs r...

GrantWatch ID#: 178231

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Arts Programming Servin...

Deadline 01/21/20

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $9,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, PreK-12 schools, and libraries for summer camp or after-school arts programs serving at-risk children and youth. First-time applicants must contact staff to confirm eligibility prior to applying. Funding is intended to support h...

GrantWatch ID#: 178233

Fellowships to Tennessee Professional Artists for Exceptional Work in a Specific Art Form

Deadline 01/27/20

Fellowships worth $5,000 to Tennessee individual artists who have demonstrated exceptional work in an arts discipline. Monetary awards are offered to professionals of exceptional talent engaging in photography, three-dimensional visual art, crafts, acting, directing, music, dance, or the literary arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 178236

Awards to Illinois Writers and the Magazine that Published their Work to Recognize and Promo...

Deadline 11/15/19

Awards of $1,000 to Illinois writers for new works of contemporary fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction that were published by an Illinois print or web-based publication. Companion awards of $1,000 will also be awarded to the Illinois magazine or publication that released the selected work to the public. The awards pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 145522

Grants to Central and Southeastern Arkansas Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Local Commu...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants to Arkansas nonprofit organizations for projects benefiting communities within the funding source’s service area. Previous recipients include a fire department, a food pantry, an arts organization, a county fair, and a museum.

GrantWatch ID#: 147560

Grants to Iowa Teachers for Teaching in Eligible Shortage Areas Across the State

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants of up to $4,000 to Iowa teachers working in designated shortage areas throughout the State. Eligible applicants for the 2019-2020 school year are teachers who graduated in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 school years. The designated shortage areas are ranked in priority order.

GrantWatch ID#: 150336

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Funding is intended to help communities that are served by the Fund and in which employees reside. Priority is given to: - Organizations and programs that promote and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Conduct Holocaust Research

Deadline 11/15/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars for important writing and research on the subject of the Holocaust. Postdoctoral researchers, candidates working on their dissertations, and senior scholars who are affiliated with a research or academic institution are eligible to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 163510

Grants to Missouri Public and School Libraries for Out-of-School Literacy Programs

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Missouri public libraries, and school libraries in communities without summer public library programs, to improve or create new summer library programs for adults, teens, and children. Priority will be given to projects that involve school and public library partnerships, projects t...

GrantWatch ID#: 164012

Awards to Maryland Individual Artists and Collaborations to Recognize Achievements and Promot...

Deadline 11/15/19

Awards ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 to Maryland individual artists and artist collaborations to recognize outstanding achievements in a range of artistic disciplines. Funding is intended to acknowledge the contributions artists make to the state’s cultural fabric and to support their creative potential. In 2020, applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 172649

Grants to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee PreK-12 Teachers to Enhance Education in the M...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants of up to $2,500 to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee PreK-12 teachers to benefit children in need in the Memphis Metro area. The purpose of this program is to enhance the children’s quality of life by supporting and encouraging teaching excellence. Funding will enable teachers to provide creative and original l...

GrantWatch ID#: 175861

Grants to Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Groups for Public Humanities Programs

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, educational institutions, and ad hoc groups to plan and implement humanities programs serving public audiences. Funding is intended to support projects falling within one or more of the humanities disciplines that address the interes...

GrantWatch ID#: 176640

Grants to Iowa and Nebraska Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Families, Arts, E...

Deadline 12/16/19 LOI Date: 11/15/19

Grants to southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska nonprofit organizations and government agencies for economic development, healthy families, arts and culture, and education. A Letter of Inquiry is required prior to submitting an application. Funding is primarily focused on the areas of Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie Countie...

GrantWatch ID#: 177891

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

Deadline 11/15/19

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 Eau Claire, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Individuals to Promote Tourism, Arts, and Cul...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, volunteer organizations, and individuals for events and projects that will promote tourism in the local area. The purpose of this program is to support events that generate overnight stays, promote a positive image to potential tourists, extend visitor stays, and fos...

GrantWatch ID#: 179108

Grants to USA Nonprofits, and Institutions to Improve the Quality of Investigative Reporting

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Special Opportunities. Priority will be given to programs focusing on ethics and new media.

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

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

Deadline 11/15/19

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 Connecticut Nonprofits for Housing, Community Services, and Economic Development Pr...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence. Funding is intended for projects and programs in the areas of housing, community service, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, education, youth progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182201

Grants and In-Kind Services to New Hampshire and Vermont Nonprofits for Community Building L...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants and in-kind products and training to New Hampshire and Vermont community organizations for literacy programs serving underserved, rural populations. Funding is intended to develop connections and strengthen relationships between different groups within communities. Applications must show how they will partner with C...

GrantWatch ID#: 182214

Grants to USA Organizations, Institutions, and Libraries Providing Health Information in Mul...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and a grant of up to $30,000 to Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico institutions, libraries, and organizations providing health information to build disaster response capacity. Funding is intended for projects to help organizations address all stages of disaster management, includin...

GrantWatch ID#: 182830

Grants to Eastern Idaho Educational Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries to Promote ...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants of up to $750 to Eastern Idaho educational nonprofits and agencies, schools, educational programs, and libraries for local STEM events that raise awareness about STEM careers and education, especially for underserved populations.

GrantWatch ID#: 187188

In-Kind Technology Grants to Libraries in Multiple States to Provide Underserved Communities...

Deadline 11/15/19

In-kind grants of technology resources to Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico public libraries to increase access to consumer health and wellness information in underserved communities. Funding is intended to help libraries offer and develop programs that will utilize and increase access to reliable health...

GrantWatch ID#: 187207
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Grants to Nevada LEAs, Nonprofits, and Public Agencies for K-12 Enrichment Programming

Deadline 02/21/20 Conference Date: 11/15/19 LOI Date: 12/20/19

Grants to Nevada local education agencies, nonprofits, tribes, faith-based organizations, public agencies, IHEs, and consortia to provide educational enrichment programs. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to establish community learning centers that offer academic and enrichment opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 183088

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

Deadline 11/18/19

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 Hawaii Nonprofits and Public Institutions to Preserve and Improve Access to Cultur...

Deadline 11/20/19

Grants of up to $7,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations and public institutions for the preservation and presentation of cultural and historical resources. Applicants must contact program staff prior and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to make cultural resources readily accessible to local communities...

GrantWatch ID#: 179391

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Perform...

Deadline 12/16/19 Conference Date: 11/20/19

Awards of $5,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works across a broad range of creative disciplines. Funding is intended to support emerging artists who create exceptional works in the media, literary, visual, and performing arts disciplines. Work samples must be from work created in the last...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

Grants to New Jersey PreK-12 Schools to Host Professional Artist Residencies

Deadline 02/07/20 Conference Date: 11/20/19

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 give students and teachers the opportunity to learn more about the creative process. Funding is intended to provide quality professional development for teachers through...

GrantWatch ID#: 176738

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Benefit Greater Kansas C...

Deadline 11/21/19

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, schools, and libraries to benefit Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area communities. Funding will be provided for proposals focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, community development, youth development, and disaster relief. Priorities for each of these areas are o...

GrantWatch ID#: 142573
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects Benefiting Local Communities

Deadline 12/20/19 Conference Date: 11/21/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to California artists and nonprofit arts organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties for innovative arts projects benefiting local communities. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Broward County, Florida PreK-12 Teachers and Administrators to Enhance School Curr...

Deadline 11/22/19

Grants averaging between $500 and $1,200 to Broward County, Florida PreK-12 teachers and school administrators to enhance the school curriculum. Funding is intended to support innovative enrichment projects that examine nontraditional learning methods. Preference will be given to projects aiming to expand and enhance the d...

GrantWatch ID#: 175240

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Culture, Education, and Community Se...

Deadline 01/17/20 LOI Date: 11/22/19

Grants to nonprofit organizations in multiple states to implement new or improve existing programs in the areas of health, education, community services, and cultural development. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Eligible states are Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Mis...

GrantWatch ID#: 177654

Grants to Shelby County, Ohio K-8 Teachers for Arts-Related Classroom Programming and Materi...

Deadline 11/22/19

Grants to Shelby County, Ohio K-8 teachers for arts materials or programming. Funding is intended to enhance arts education for local children in grades K-8. Eligible programs may relate to the literary, musical, visual, or performing arts. Preference is given to requests for art materials used in the classroom or other ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 184278

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support Volunteerism that Benefits Commun...

Deadline 11/29/19

Grants to Hawaii nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to employ volunteer staff to carry out a broad range of community services. Funding is intended to support volunteer services in the areas of public safety, education, literacy and tutoring, the environment, basic human needs an...

GrantWatch ID#: 163355