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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Libraries for Community Book Events and Read...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public libraries for community reading programs and book events. Funding is intended to support keynote sessions, lectures by authors, panel discussions, writing contests, performances, and boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184644

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

Deadline 03/01/19

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. Sub-categories include presenting artists, performing arts, visual arts, media arts, and folk/traditional arts. Applicants must submit an LOI prior ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168940

Grants to USA Agencies and Nonprofits in Southern States for Literary Events Featuring Touri...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee nonprofit organizations and government agencies to host presentations by out-of-state writers. Funding will support literary projects that contain a public reading as well as an e...

GrantWatch ID#: 180099

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

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

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

Deadline 02/08/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176738

Grants to West Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Arts Productions, Cre...

Deadline 02/05/19

Grants of up to $3,000 to West Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, IHEs, libraries, and museums for a range of arts-related projects, such as exhibits, productions, school residencies, and touring artists. Qualifying activities directly involve the performance, exhibition, or creation o...

GrantWatch ID#: 174003

Grants to USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico Schools and IHEs for Active Learning Classroo...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants valued at $67,000 to USA and territories, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico educational institutions for specially designed classrooms to promote active learning. Funding is intended to provide furniture, training, and learning environment evaluation measurement tools for classrooms serving up to 30 students in school...

GrantWatch ID#: 184590

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

Deadline 02/28/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 177704

Grant and In-Kind Support to Central Indiana Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, He...

Deadline 02/08/19

Grant and in-kind assistance to Central Indiana nonprofit organizations to support special projects and general operations. Program areas include arts and culture, humanities, civic and community development, education, environment, and health and human services. Priority is given to proposals that meaningfully and creativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 141997

Grants to Eau Claire Area, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Environment...

Deadline 01/20/19

Grants to Eau Claire area, Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government entities, and religious organizations for programs that address the areas of arts, education, environment, and social services. Funding is intended to support projects that address community needs and enrich the Eau Claire area now and for generations...

GrantWatch ID#: 165552

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

Deadline 02/06/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, public libraries, and universities and colleges for an arts project. Funding is intended for one-time events and series of events. All projects must include a public component. Examples of projects include an art exhibit,...

GrantWatch ID#: 177543

Grants to South Carolina School Districts to Promote the Success of Students with Academic D...

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants to South Carolina school districts for the implementation of evidence-based models and strategies that address the career and academic development needs of students with academic deficiencies. Priority will be given to projects taking place in alternative schools and/or projects providing activities during summer in...

GrantWatch ID#: 178941

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

Deadline 02/25/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories libraries, agencies, schools, and nonprofits for improvements to rural and small libraries. Funding is intended for enhancements of school libraries at all educational levels, improving digital access and education at libraries, and engaging communities in the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184904

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Projects Addressing Critical Needs in the Greater Bos...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Massachusetts new and existing nonprofits in the greater Boston area for innovative programs addressing critical needs and challenges in local communities. Organizations supporting individuals with physical disabilities or seniors are especially encouraged to apply for an Open Door...

GrantWatch ID#: 182035

Grants to West Virginia Schools for Early Childhood Learning Programs to Promote Kindergarten...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of $9,000 to West Virginia schools to implement early childhood (birth to Pre-K) learning programs for families in eligible regions. Funding is intended to engage schools and families in hands-on activities, discussions, and strategies to prepare children for kindergarten and maximize early learning and development....

GrantWatch ID#: 170371

Grants to Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs to Promote Health Literacy

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations and government-based agencies, such as school districts and colleges, to improve health literacy in the context of family literacy and adult ESOL programs. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the January 11 informational webinar. Purpose: Health lit...

GrantWatch ID#: 168560

Grants to Arizona Libraries for Projects, Programming, and General Operating Support

Deadline 03/08/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Arizona public, academic, school, special, and tribal libraries to support a broad range of projects and programming. Applicants must contact the appropriate staff member to review project ideas prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects that are likely to make a significant, sustainabl...

GrantWatch ID#: 134756

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Engage Public Audiences in the Humanities

Deadline 02/27/19

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 Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools in Eligible Counties for Ar...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and schools for arts projects in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support projects that result in the creation of artistic works and performances across a range of visual, media, performing, and literary art fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175625

Awards to Minnesota Individual Artists in Eligible Counties to Recognize Outstanding Artistic...

Deadline 01/31/19

Awards of $3,500 to Minnesota individual artists in eligible counties to recognize outstanding work. Funding is intended to support outstanding artists in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties engaging in a range of art mediums and disciplines, such as painting, photography, sculpture, playwriting, dance, and mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 182999

Grants to California Nonprofits in San Francisco and Marin Counties to Promote Healthy Livin...

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that promote literacy for children in PreK-3, and healthy living for youth in San Francisco and Marin County. Funding may be used for programs that help children form critical thinking skills, prevent substance abuse for middle and/or high school youth, and to empow...

GrantWatch ID#: 173008

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setting ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

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

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas nonprofit organizations 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 at least 21 days prior to the grant deadline. Emph...

GrantWatch ID#: 177654

Grants to Lake Charles, Louisiana Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Arts Projects ...

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to Lake Charles, Louisiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and colleges for arts and cultural programs benefiting local residents. Funding may be requested for organizational support or project assistance. Eligible arts disciplines include...

GrantWatch ID#: 177944

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits and Agencies to Prevent Domestic and Dating Violence

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants of up to $35,000 to Alabama nonprofit organizations and local public agencies to prevent domestic and dating violence to youth, adults, and dependent victims. Funding is intended for organizations that will provide immediate shelter and supportive services with the goal of preventing future incidents. The Alabam...

GrantWatch ID#: 183761

In-Kind Grants to New Jersey and Pennsylvania Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Programs th...

Deadline 01/18/19

In-kind grants to New Jersey and Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit women and children at-risk. Eligible organization must be located in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer or Somerset counties in New Jersey, or in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Funding is intended for a one-time need of goods or serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 185031

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/20/19

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746

Grants to Lanesborough, Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals for Projects that will Benef...

Deadline 01/20/19

Grants generally ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Lanesborough, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects that will benefit elementary school students. Students, teachers, school staff, parents, and community members are encouraged to apply for projects that will increase student achievement, both in...

GrantWatch ID#: 177061

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for K-9 Extended-Day Programming

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants to California school districts, charter schools, county offices of education, and eligible special needs schools to provide after-school enrichment programming for students in elementary and middle schools. Applications are also accepted from nonprofit, city and county organizations; however, a local education agenc...

GrantWatch ID#: 175775

Grants to Tennessee Organizations for Arts Projects in Rural and Urban Counties

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants to Tennessee organizations for arts projects and activities in both rural and urban counties. Funding is intended to support programs and events in a broad range of art forms including music, dance, theater, visual arts, media, craft, design, folk and ethnic, and literary arts. Rural Counties (Submit RAPS applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 177551

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

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $7,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and nonprofit private PreK-12 schools for community arts education programs. Funding is intended to support creative, hands-on learning programs related to visual, traditional folk, performing, and/or literary arts that...

GrantWatch ID#: 178231

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

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 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 han...

GrantWatch ID#: 178233

Grants to Grant County, Indiana Nonprofits for Health, Community Development, Human Services...

Deadline 01/23/19

Grants to Grant County, Indiana nonprofit organizations to support and benefit local residents and improve their quality of life. Programs should address the needs of the community in the following areas of focus: health, community development, human services, education, and a large variety of field of interest grants. Fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 168655
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Grants to Alabama Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Literacy, Education, Safety, and Youth ...

Deadline 03/15/19 Conference Date: 01/23/19 LOI Date: 02/15/19

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations for a range of charitable purposes that help local communities in the Fund's nine-county region. A pre-application must be submitted before submission of a grant application. Priority will be given to programming that focuses on education, literacy, safety, and the moral and physic...

GrantWatch ID#: 184866

Grants to Missouri and Kansas Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Arts, Health, Education, a...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Missouri and Kansas nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of the Greater Kansas City area. The Foundation supports organizations working in the areas of education, health and human services, arts and culture, and neighborhood revitalization. Funding is intended to serve organizations that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178888

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits for Public Humanities Programs

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants of up to $3,500 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations for humanities programs that serve the public. Funding is intended for a range of public projects and activities, including discussions and lectures, workshops and presentations, and exhibits that are grounded in sound humanities scholarship. The Fund support...

GrantWatch ID#: 184852

Grants to Texas Public Libraries to Help Enhance their Literature Collection

Deadline 01/25/19

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $2,500 to Texas public libraries to enhance library collections. Funding is intended to assist libraries to share the breadth and diversity of literature with the communities. Funds can be used for upgrading or increasing book collections, books on CD, e-books, and special col...

GrantWatch ID#: 168448

Grants and In-Kind Support to Delaware Licensed Childcare Programs to Expand and Improve Ser...

Deadline 01/25/19

Grants and in-kind technical assistance to Delaware licensed childcare programs to improve or expand childcare programs in low-income areas. Funding is intended to support programs that serve infants and toddlers, children with special needs, English language learners, or for programs that provide childcare during non-trad...

GrantWatch ID#: 180613

Fellowships to Tennessee Professional Artists for Outstanding Work in a Range of Art Discipl...

Deadline 01/28/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to Tennessee individual artists who have demonstrated outstanding work in an arts discipline. Monetary awards are proffered to professionals of exceptional talent engaging in photography, two-dimensional visual art, crafts, acting, music, dance, or the literary arts. Fellowships provide monetary awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 178236

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

Deadline 01/30/19

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 Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to Delaware nonprofit organizations to positively impact the lives of women and girls within the state. Funding is intended for long-term, sustainable programs that promote health and wellness, and that enhance life skills that ultimately lead to economic self-sufficiency. Eligible programs should b...

GrantWatch ID#: 177768
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Grants to Oklahoma Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, and Literacy Programs in Eligib...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $15,000 to Oklahoma nonprofit organizations and government entities for projects that benefit rural communities in eligible counties. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Projects must impact the community in the areas of arts, culture, and history, health, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 141232
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In-Kind Grants of Children's Books to USA Schools, Libraries, Agencies, and Community Organi...

Deadline 01/31/19

In-kind grants of books to USA schools, agencies, and community organizations. The purpose of the program is to build book collections and bring books and reading into the lives of children and youth in homeless shelters, under-funded libraries, preschool programs, faith-based reading projects, and charter schools, and to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 149418

Scholarships to Israel Students to Pursue Academic Studies at Belgian Universities

Deadline 01/31/19

Scholarships to Israel students who wish to pursue academic studies at universities in Belgium. Undergraduate students may apply for short-term French language courses taking place during the summer term. Graduate students may apply for longer-term programs taking place during the upcoming academic year. The French-spe...

GrantWatch ID#: 164777

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits, IHEs, and French-Speaking Schools to Enhance French-Language ...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to Manitoba nonprofit organizations, postsecondary institutions, and French-language schools to support and enhance French-language education. Funding may be requested to develop and deliver activities for the French-speaking educational community, as well as those learning French as a second language. The purpo...

GrantWatch ID#: 166832

Award to an Idaho Writer for Excellence in Oratory and Literary Skills

Deadline 01/31/19

Award of $5,000 per year to an Idaho writer who demonstrates preeminence in the field and compelling public recitation skills. Recipients will participate in public readings and events throughout the State during their three-year residency. Writers will be judged based on their professional history, existing work, and a re...

GrantWatch ID#: 167570

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

Deadline 01/31/19

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

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists in Eligible Counties for Arts En...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa individual artists, nonprofit organizations, and K-12 schools for local arts enrichment programming in the Quad Cities region. Funding may be used for programs or projects that engage the local community or that provide enrichment for K-12 students. Eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 176793

Fellowships to Idaho Individual Artists for Outstanding Literary Achievements

Deadline 01/31/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to Idaho individual artists and writers to recognize and support outstanding work in their discipline. For the current year, applications will be accepted from artists in the field of literature. The purpose of this fellowship is to reward the pursuit of excellence in the arts, promote public awarenes...

GrantWatch ID#: 176898

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

Deadline 01/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 177041