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Grants to Washington Individual Artists to Produce, Complete, and Exhibit New Creative Works

Deadline 06/25/18

Grants of $1,500 to Washington individual artists to develop, complete, or present new artistic work. Applications are invited from practicing artists working in any discipline. The purpose of this program is to offer financial support for artist-generated projects within the state.

GrantWatch ID#: 180747

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits, For-Profits, Individuals and Agencies to Preserve Historic Af...

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Maryland nonprofit organizations, local governments, businesses, and individuals for the preservation of sites that are culturally or historically significant to the African American experience. Funding is available for capital projects such as acquisition, new construction, capital improvemen...

GrantWatch ID#: 169793

Fellowships to Maricopa County, Arizona Nonprofit Leaders for Professional Development Sabba...

Deadline 09/01/18

Fellowships to Maricopa County, Arizona individuals in leadership positions at local nonprofit organizations to take a sabbatical for professional development. The fellow’s organization may operate in the areas of education, health, human services, religion, or arts and culture. The Piper Fellows program acknowledges...

GrantWatch ID#: 180966

Grants to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Art Galleries and Artists in the Washington...

Deadline 07/20/18

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia arts galleries, organizations, and artists in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to acquire fine artwork for the funding source's collection. The collection is used to loan pieces to local agencies for display in public areas and offices of government buildings. Grant ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183570

Awards to USA and Canada Sports Teams, Athletes, and Organizations for Promoting Healthy Com...

Deadline 07/02/18

Awards of $10,000 and additional benefits to USA and Canada sports teams, athletes, and organizations that effectively use sports to foster and sustain positive community changes. Candidates for this award make communities healthier places to learn, live, work, and play. Selection Criteria: In determining the wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 154396

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Eligible artists must partner with a fiscal sponsor in order to apply. Priority will be given to organizations and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grant to a Prince Edward Island Entrepreneur to Support a Startup Business Venture

Deadline 07/13/18

Grant of up to $25,000 to a Prince Edward Island entrepreneur for startup funds to launch a new business venture. Funding is intended to help an individual turn a business venture idea into a tangible, viable business. The initial funding as an investment is expected to leverage additional funds to support the project. Ap...

GrantWatch ID#: 172869

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, Hospitals, Clinics, and Dentists for Scho...

Deadline 06/25/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, public health departments, community health centers, schools, hospitals, safety net clinics, and dentists to support school-based dental sealant programs. Programs must target high-risk schools where a significant number of students participate in the free and reduced meal progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 144042

Grants to Northwest Arkansas Practicing and Student Artists for Career Advancement and Proje...

Deadline 07/16/18

Grants of $1,500 and grants of $7,500 to Northwest Arkansas student artists and practicing artists for learning opportunities, career advancement, to support creative projects, to build sustainable creative practices, and to develop entrepreneurship skills. Artists must reside in Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Sebastian, or Wa...

GrantWatch ID#: 183484

Contracts to California Master Artists to Train Apprentices in the Traditional and Folk Arts

Deadline 06/29/18

Contracts of $3,000 to California artists to support apprenticeships in traditional art forms. Applications must be jointly submitted by a master and apprentice artist. Funds issued through this program will support a period of concentrated study for apprentices demonstrating committed engagement with, and a talent for, a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147804

Grants to Michigan Arts Nonprofits, Artists, and Arts Professionals for Career and Organizat...

Deadline 08/03/18

Grants of up to $1,500 to Michigan arts nonprofits, artists, and arts professionals to support ongoing education and leadership development. Funding is available for conferences, training programs, and education. Applicants may also request support to work with a consultant for organizational development. The Minigrant...

GrantWatch ID#: 182129

Grants to Washington, DC Individual Curators for Visual Art Exhibitions for Public Audiences

Deadline 07/27/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Washington, DC artists and arts professionals with prior curatorial experience to develop and present visual art exhibitions. In addition to cash funding, this program provides access to a contemporary exhibition venue. The purpose of this award is to benefit District residents by presenting com...

GrantWatch ID#: 182451

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Artists for Presenting Arts Touring Activities

Deadline 07/13/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and individual artists to facilitate tours featuring literary, visual, and performing arts. The purpose of this program is to ensure that state residents have access to high-quality arts activities, regardless of geographic location. The ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172292

Fellowships to New Jersey Artists for Painting, Literary Works, Digital, and Media Arts

Deadline 07/17/18

Fellowships to New Jersey individual artists to pursue artistic works in the disciplines of painting, prose, works on paper, and media, digital, or electronic arts. Fellowships will be awarded based on the artist’s demonstrated excellence alone. The purpose of this program is to enable artists to reach their artistic goa...

GrantWatch ID#: 172648

Grants to Cook County, Illinois Visual Artists and Collectives for Artist-Led Projects

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 and grants ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 to Cook County, Illinois visual artists and collectives for artist-led projects, events, and productions. Funding will be provided for public-oriented, collaborative projects that are independent and self-organized. Applicants may apply for mon...

GrantWatch ID#: 173579

Grant to a USA Female Film Director for the Production of a Dramatic Feature Film

Deadline 06/22/18

Grant of $7,500 to a USA female film director over the age of 40 to support the production of a dramatic feature-length film. To qualify, the applicant must have previously directed one other film project. Funding may be used for any stage of production, including, pre-production, production, and post-production.

GrantWatch ID#: 155401

Grant to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

Deadline 06/22/18

Grant of $7,500 and additional support to a USA female filmmaker for the completion of a film that addresses physical or developmental disability issues. Films may be of any genre or length, but must currently be a work-in-progress. Applications may be submitted by both directors and producers. Women of Her Word Grant:...

GrantWatch ID#: 171526

Awards to Delaware Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals for Wetland Protection and Out...

Deadline 06/22/18

Awards to Delaware organizations, businesses, students, teachers, classrooms, and citizens to recognize outstanding efforts to benefit the state’s wetland resources through education and outreach, assessment and monitoring, or protection and restoration. Nominations are invited for the following two categories: 1. Ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 181170

Grants to Idaho Fire Departments, Associations, Individuals, and Groups for Fire Safety Educa...

Deadline 06/22/18

Grants to Idaho fire departments, associations, organizations, individuals, and non-fire groups for fire safety education programs. Program audiences may include fire chiefs, firefighters, or the general public. Please note that requests must be exclusively for fire safety education activities and that applications may be ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181174

Awards to Utah Writers for Unpublished Works of Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

Deadline 06/22/18

Awards to Utah individual writers to recognize outstanding works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The purpose of this program is to help Utah writers achieve broader recognition and publication of their work. This awards program is open to original works that have not yet been published or accepted for publication. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181269

In-Kind Grants to New York Women Filmmakers in the New York City Area to Complete a Film in ...

Deadline 06/22/18

In-kind grants of post-production services to New York individual women filmmakers in the New York City area to help complete a work in progress. Funding may be awarded for a sound mix, an online session, or a color grading session. Films may be in any genre and up to one and a half hours long. New York Women in Film an...

GrantWatch ID#: 181311

Awards to Delaware Students to Recognize Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Projects

Deadline 06/22/18

Awards to Delaware students to recognize outstanding environmental stewardship projects. Nominations are invited on behalf of students in grades 1-12 whose projects have resulted in the restoration, enhancement, or protection of Delaware’s natural resources. Projects must have been completed between July 1, 2017 and June...

GrantWatch ID#: 181408
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Grants to Texas Individuals, Businesses, Agencies, and Legal Entities to Reduce Emissions fr...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Texas individuals, businesses, organizations, governments, agencies, and other legal entities in eligible counties to reduce emissions from mobile diesel sources with high NOx emission. Applicants should plan to attend one of the workshops taking place in June. The Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants program ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148867

Grants to Seattle, Washington Individual Artists and Arts Organizations for Arts Programs fo...

Deadline 07/02/18 Conference Date: 06/22/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to Seattle, Washington arts organizations, individual artists, and youth-service agencies for art and cultural programs for youth in middle and high school. Funding is intended for programs out of school. Priority is given to programs that increase arts and cultural opportunities for young people f...

GrantWatch ID#: 168197

Grants to Arizona K-12 Teachers for Training and Skills Development Opportunities

Deadline 06/23/18

Grants of up to $650 to Arizona full-time K-12 teachers and educational support staff to attend professional development opportunities. Teachers are invited to apply for programs that will promote professional growth and result in a positive impact on student learning and academic success. This grant offers funding to a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178242

Grants to Trenton, New Jersey Groups and Individuals for Community Benefit Programs that Pro...

Deadline 07/09/18 Conference Date: 06/23/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Trenton, New Jersey individuals, groups, and organizations for programs that benefit the community. Funding is intended for grassroots initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. The main things the Foundation asks are that the project: - Have a community benefit​ rather tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 143975

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Agencies, and Individuals to Enhance STEM Under...

Deadline 12/11/18 Conference Date: 06/26/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, government agencies, and individuals to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education. Unaffiliated individual applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The goal of this program is to increase diversity and interest in the STEM disciplines, prepare students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178034

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers to Develop and Implement Interior Desig...

Deadline 06/27/18

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for applied research projects on interior design. Funding may be used for start-up projects, seed funds, or full research projects. The research topic for this year's funding is the impact of interior design on enhancing the h...

GrantWatch ID#: 183776

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Artists, and Arts Professionals for Public Art Installa...

Deadline 08/10/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

Grants to Washington, DC artists, arts professionals, nonprofit organizations, and business improvement districts to design, create, and install new permanent or temporary public art works. Applicants must arrange a hearing to solicit a letter of community support prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to connec...

GrantWatch ID#: 179396

Grants to Bay Area, California Individual Artists for New Performing and Media Artwork

Deadline 06/28/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Bay Area, California individual artists working in the dance, performing, theater, opera, music, musical theater, and media arts. Playwrights may apply as long as the proposed project results in a performance event for a public audience. Applicants representing a wide range of cultural expressions...

GrantWatch ID#: 173161

Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/28/18

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to analyze and carry out high-level research in the social sciences at the Foundation's New York-based facility. The focus of the research should relate to the Foundation's mission of improving social and living conditions in the United States. The Foundation now dedi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482

Grants to Vermont Individual Artists and Arts Groups for Time, Materials, and Space to Creat...

Deadline 06/28/18

Grants of $4,000 to Vermont individual artists and artist groups for equipment, space rentals, and materials to create new artistic works. Funding may also be used for compensation of the time spent creating the work. All projects must demonstrate a possibility for public exhibition in the future and should strive to incr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180667

Awards to Henderson County, North Carolina Individuals for Superior Philanthropic Leadership

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards of $1,500 to Henderson, North Carolina local philanthropists who make a difference in the community. The purpose of these grants is to honor individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities through their personal philanthropic efforts in Henderson County. Recipients will be those who have made significan...

GrantWatch ID#: 128632

Grants to Michigan Doctoral-Level Researchers to Improve Accessibility, Quality, and Cost of ...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Michigan medical and doctoral-level researchers who are based in hospitals, universities, and health care systems. Funding will be provided to eligible researchers for projects designed to improve the quality, cost, and accessibility of health care. Grant applications will be reviewed based o...

GrantWatch ID#: 155901

Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario Nonprofits and Individual Artists for Community Programs in t...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario nonprofit organizations and individual artists for projects that benefit the local communities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of youth, culture, and social services. There are two funding programs available. The Funding Program has two components: Sustaining Grants and Ope...

GrantWatch ID#: 157588

Grants to Central Maryland Individual Artists to Produce a New Work of Choreography

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants starting at $500 to Central Maryland choreographers to create new, original works of choreography. Funding is intended to broaden the range of opportunities for artists, recognize individual creative expression, and sustain and encourage their pursuit of artistic excellence. Re-interpretation of an existing work ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159955

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Contributions to the Quality of Education

Deadline 06/29/18

Award to a Vermont teacher or other school staff member to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education in the state. Candidates for this award must plan to continue in the role of a teacher. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate leadership through active roles in the community and school, and be poi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170480

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685

Grants to Alaska Individuals, Nonprofits, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Financial Assis...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Alaska individuals and grants of up to $10,000 to nonprofits and agencies for financial assistance and community benefit projects in the funding source's service area, which includes Eagle River, Matanuska, and Susitna. Individuals must demonstrate financial need. Organizations must detail the ant...

GrantWatch ID#: 179603

Awards to Ontario Individuals and Groups for Promoting Inclusivity for Individuals with Int...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to Ontario individuals and groups to recognize outstanding work in promoting communities that are inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities. Strong candidates work to ensure that people who have intellectual disabilities have equal rights, respect, and acceptance in their communities. Nominations will be co...

GrantWatch ID#: 181036

Grants to Allegany County, Maryland Nonprofits and Artists for Public Arts Programs and Proje...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Allegany County, Maryland nonprofits and individual artists for local programs and projects in the arts. Examples of possible projects include art walks, open air performances, pop-up events and galleries, murals and other public art, artistic relocation and residency programs, outdoor workshops, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181440

Awards to Indiana Individuals, Organizations, and Businesses for Community Service Efforts

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to Indiana individuals, organizations, and businesses to recognize outstanding community service and volunteer efforts that have positively impacted the recipients' local communities and the State. Awardees will be recognized for their exemplary volunteer contributions to causes such as health care, youth and senio...

GrantWatch ID#: 181644

Grants to Kentucky Family Farms for Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure and Equipment

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky family farms to improve the energy efficiency of existing farm facilities and equipment. The purpose of this program is to help agricultural operations within the state become more profitable and sustainable through strategic investments. Eligible Investments and Exclusions: 1. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 183657
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Innovation in Multiple S...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International researcher or team of researchers for exceptional contributions to multiple sclerosis research. The goal of the award is to acknowledge scientists who have demonstrated outstanding originality and innovation through their work. A selection committee comprised of leaders in scien...

GrantWatch ID#: 139483

Grants to Shoreline, Washington Individuals, Groups, and Business Owners for Environmental S...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Shoreline, Washington individuals, business owners, and community groups for projects to enhance the community’s environment and increase environmental stewardship. Applicants must submit a preliminary application in advance of a full proposal. Guidelines: -Projects must occur in areas dee...

GrantWatch ID#: 151475
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Female Athletes for Outstanding Performances in Tea...

Deadline 06/30/18

Awards to recognize two USA, Canada, and International female athletes, one playing in individual sports and one in team sports, whose performances over the past year have been exceptional. These awards are one of the most prestigious awards made by the Foundation. Past winners include Venus and Serena Williams, Yani Tse...

GrantWatch ID#: 155490
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Award to Recognize a USA, Canada, or International Female Athlete for Exhibiting Bravery in ...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or international female athlete who, through exhibiting extraordinary courage in her athletic performance, has become an inspiring role model for girls and women. The award is intended to honor and recognize a worthy female athlete who demonstrates the ability to overcome adversity.

GrantWatch ID#: 155491
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Individuals to Encourage Creative Use of Light in a Wide R...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico individuals aged 35 or under, to support and encourage creativity in the art or science of illumination. Consideration will be given to candidates producing works using light in art, architecture, education, health, environmental design, software design, fixture design, and theater. B...

GrantWatch ID#: 155889

Grants to Indiana K-12 Teachers and Educators for Field Trips to State Parks

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants of up to $250 to Indiana K-12 teachers and educators to take students on nature-oriented field trips to state parks. Field trips provide students with the opportunity to learn about the state’s forests, fish, wildlife, natural habitats and conservation. Field trips may also involve state history and cultural resou...

GrantWatch ID#: 157462
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Scholarships to Wisconsin Singers and Musicians to Pursue Irish Music Studies

Deadline 06/30/18

Scholarships of $1,000 to Wisconsin singers and musicians for the study of Irish song and instrumental music. Past scholarships have been used to support the study and compilation of session tunes, Sean Nos lessons, and instrumental music lessons. Applicants may be of any age and ethnic background.

GrantWatch ID#: 157545