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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and Agencies to Create Community-Service Senio...

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants starting at approximately $40,000 to USA and Territories nonprofits, Indian tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers, 55 years and older. Funding is intended for volunteer programs with a focus on the following areas of interest: ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to New York Nonprofits for Supportive Housing for Vulnerable Homeless Populations

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants of up to $25,000 annually per housing unit to New York nonprofit organizations to provide supportive housing services for homeless individuals with special needs, conditions, and other life challenges. Registration is required before applying. Funding through this program may be used for rental support and other ser...

GrantWatch ID#: 181780

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Postdoctoral Fellows and Medical Students for Auti...

Deadline 12/02/19

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate (predoctoral) students and medical students, and grants of $35,000 to postdoctoral scholars, for research activities related to autism spectrum disorders. Funding is intended for training programs that are scientifically linked to autism but the scope may be broa...

GrantWatch ID#: 174606

Grants to New York Nonprofit and For-Profit Housing and Adult Home Programs to Increase Assi...

Deadline 11/14/19

Grants to New York nonprofit and for-profit enriched housing programs, adult homes, and assisted living programs to increase the amount of assisted living beds available in eligible counties. Nonprofit organizations must prequalify prior to applying. Funding may be used for licensure applications or capital projects to inc...

GrantWatch ID#: 186766

Grants to New York Nonprofits and Agencies to Modify Homes of Senior Citizens and Individuals...

Deadline 10/11/19

Grants starting at $75,000 to New York nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to adapt the homes of individuals with disabilities and senior citizens who lack the financial means to cover necessary modifications. Nonprofit applicants must prequalify in the grants system prior to applying. Funding is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 173686

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Agencies, and Tribes for Programs that Serve Individuals Liv...

Deadline 10/22/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and tribal organizations for programs to assist individuals with paralysis, their caregivers, and their families. Funding is intended for services and projects that include transportation, employment, disaster readiness, nursing home transition, respit...

GrantWatch ID#: 174047

Grants to Texas Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Hire a Developmental Disabilit...

Deadline 10/04/19

Grants of up to $77,500 to Texas nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, faith-based institutions, and professional schools to hire and mentor a fellow to specialize in developmental disabilities advocacy. Funding is intended to increase the number of professionals with the knowledge, skills, and experience nec...

GrantWatch ID#: 183040

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Health, Human Services, Environment, Education, and Community ...

Deadline 10/04/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations for a range of programs and services that meet the needs of local residents. While the majority of funds support activities in Franklin County, special funds are designated for Logan, Fairfield, and Hocking Counties. Program areas broadly include environment, health, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147455

Grants to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Nonprofits for Sports, Cultural, and Recreational Events

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations operated by volunteers that offer sports, cultural, or recreational programs and events to local residents. Priority will be given to projects that serve Indigenous and/or economically disadvantaged people, newcomers, older adults (65...

GrantWatch ID#: 157746

Grants to New York and New Jersey Dance Makers in the New York City Metropolitan Area

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to New York and New Jersey dance makers to support underrepresented artists based in the New York City metropolitan area. The NYC metropolitan area includes New York City's five boroughs, as well as Nassau, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester counties in New York State, and Bergen and H...

GrantWatch ID#: 181750

Contract for Services to a New York IHE or Local Educational Agency for Speech-Language Teac...

Deadline 09/23/19

Contract for services to a New York institute of higher education, Local Educational Agency (LEA), or nonprofit or for-profit in partnership with an IHE to establish a speech-language teacher training center for individuals in the New York City metropolitan area. The purpose of funding is to increase the number of New York...

GrantWatch ID#: 148188

Grants to Washington, D.C. Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life of Ill Children and Can...

Deadline 09/23/19

Grants to Washington, D.C. nonprofit organizations for programs that address children's health problems and cancer treatments. New applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged children with a handicap or a physical or m...

GrantWatch ID#: 173408

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts Programs for Underserved Communities

Deadline 11/08/19 Conference Date: 09/24/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations, local arts-based agencies, and tribal units of government for community-centered arts projects. Funding is intended for programs that foster opportunity, access, and equity through community participation in art making, exposure, and learning for historica...

GrantWatch ID#: 169136

Grants to Alaska Individuals with Disabilities to Start, Expand, and Acquire Small Businesses

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Alaska individuals with disabilities to start, expand, or acquire small businesses. Applicants must be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries, which includes people with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, chronic alcoholism, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 176762

Grants to USA IHE Faculty, Postdoctoral Researchers, and Doctoral Scholars for Educational R...

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants of up to $25,000 and grants of up to $35,000 to USA faculty at institutions of higher education, postdoctoral researchers, and doctoral-level scholars for educational research projects. Funding is intended to build research capacity and advance knowledge in education and STEM education learning. Funds may be used fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 181934

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Education to Improve Boater Safety

Deadline 11/01/19 Conference Date: 09/25/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $30,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations, government agencies, conservancy districts, schools, and IHEs for boating safety outreach and education activities. Applicants are required to attend an information workshop before applying. The purpose of this program is to reduce boating mishaps, acci...

GrantWatch ID#: 140387
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Sponsorships to Southern Arizona Nonprofits for Community Arts Events that Benefit Area Resi...

Deadline 10/11/19 Conference Date: 09/25/19

Sponsorships of $1,000 to Arizona nonprofit organizations in Santa Cruz, Yuma, Pima, and Cochise Counties for arts events that benefit area residents. Funding is intended for events that are free and open to the general community. Priority will be given to activities that increase access to the arts and broaden the awarene...

GrantWatch ID#: 186963

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Health, Human Services, Art, Culture, and...

Deadline 09/27/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Virginia nonprofits to support programs that benefit residents, especially low-income working families, in the Roanoke and New River Valleys. Proposals may fall in the areas of health and human services, community and household economy, and arts and culture. The Fund supports the efforts of commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 147603

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

Deadline 09/27/19

Grant of $7,500 and additional support to a USA female filmmaker for the completion of a film that addresses developmental or physical 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

Grants to Washington Nonprofits for Community Services in Eligible Areas

Deadline 09/27/19

Grants starting from $500 to Washington nonprofit organizations for community benefit initiatives in the Burbank area, or the counties of Benton or Franklin. Previous grants have funded literacy programs, arts and cultural venues, child and family services, domestic violence services, health organizations, wildlife educati...

GrantWatch ID#: 172863

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Benefit the Manhattan and Keats Communities

Deadline 11/22/19 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants to Kansas nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for Manhattan residents or support recreational development in the town of Keats. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application Examples of eligible request categories include the arts, historical preservation, childca...

GrantWatch ID#: 179991

Grants to Israel Organizations for Programs that Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 09/27/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Israel organizations for programs that benefit local communities. Funding is intended to support initiatives and programs that address one of the following areas of focus: care for older adults, assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities, cultural activities in Merchavim and Ofaki...

GrantWatch ID#: 186702

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs that Serve Youth At-Risk in the Greater Kankakee ...

Deadline 09/27/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for impactful youth programs in the Greater Kankakee River Valley Area. Preference will be given to programs that reduce violence within the community; assist youth who are delinquent, neglected, abused, or emotionally, physically, or mentally challenged; and prom...

GrantWatch ID#: 186773

Grants and Awards to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for New Treatments and Thera...

Deadline 01/07/20 LOI Date: 09/28/19

Grants and awards to USA, Canada, and International researchers with an advanced degree (i.e., MD, PhD, MS, or PharmD), for scientific research projects that may result in new treatments for people with epilepsy. To start the application process, applicants must submit a letter of intent. Funding is intended to accelerate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180289

Grants to Seattle, Washington Neighborhood Arts Councils and Community Groups to Host Arts a...

Deadline 10/22/19 Conference Date: 09/28/19

Grants of $1,300 to Seattle, Washington neighborhood arts councils and community groups to host arts and cultural events and festivals. Funding is intended to support previously produced, recurring projects that are open to the public. Grants will support direct project expenses that include marketing and promotional fees,...

GrantWatch ID#: 175584

Grants to Seattle, Washington Artists, Community Groups, and Arts Councils for Arts Programm...

Deadline 10/22/19 Conference Date: 09/28/19

Grants to Seattle, Washington individual artists, community-based groups, and neighborhood arts councils for arts and cultural events and festivals in eligible parks. Funding is intended to activate parks located in economically distressed and underserved areas of the city. Funding may be used for artist fees, marketing an...

GrantWatch ID#: 175585

Grants to Latah County, Idaho and Whitman County, Washington Individuals with Disabilities a...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Latah County, Idaho and Whitman County, Washington individuals and nonprofit organizations to further the health, happiness, independence, and security of people with physical or developmental disabilities. Requests will be accepted from individuals with disabilities as well as from organizations serving or provi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159031
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Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba Organizations and Individuals for Community Projects in Daniel M...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Winnipeg, Manitoba community organizations and individuals for projects that benefit residents of the Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews neighborhoods. Funding is for small projects that address a community need and help to connect residents with each other.

GrantWatch ID#: 159295

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Educational, Cultural, and Civic and Community-Oriented A...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to benefit communities through educational, civic and community-oriented projects and Irish cultural activities. Preference will be given to organizations and projects that benefit the Greater Milwaukee area. The Foundation supports: - Initiatives that support excellence and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175145

Grants to Sussex County, Delaware Nonprofits to Enhance Health and Human Services

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Sussex County, Delaware nonprofit organizations for health and human services benefiting residents throughout the County. Funding is intended to support capital purchases and programs that will enhance the safety, health, and self-sufficiency of local communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 175747
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Grants to Dane County, Wisconsin Individuals and Groups for Activities that Benefit Children...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants of up to $250 and up to $1,000 to Dane County, Wisconsin individuals and nonprofit organizations for projects, events, and programs that address the needs of children and youth, ages birth to 17. Funding is intended for activities that help children to be healthy, find inspiration, have confidence, and learn. Ple...

GrantWatch ID#: 180682

Grants to Hawaii Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Hawaii nonprofit organizations to positively impact the lives of women and girls. Requests will be considered for a broad range of programs, with an emphasis on those that advance the dignity and financial security of women, as well as the strength and leadership of girls. The Fund supports genera...

GrantWatch ID#: 183169
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Grants to Missouri LEAs to Support Expenses for Special Education Students with High Needs

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Missouri local education agencies to support the costs associated with special education students. Funding is intended for students with disabilities or special needs whose educational costs exceed three times the current average expenditure for students.

GrantWatch ID#: 186809

Grants to Allentown, Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Local Children and You...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $1,500 to Allentown, Pennsylvania nonprofits for community service projects that benefit children and youth. The Foundation's priority for funding projects is first to Allentown, then Lehigh County, and then the Lehigh Valley. The Foundation considers projects that support children and youth its priority. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 137965

Grants to Emmet County, Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Enhance the Local Quali...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to Emmet County, Michigan nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, state agencies, and municipalities for programs and projects that will enhance the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must contact the Foundation before applying.

GrantWatch ID#: 146288

Grants to Texas Rural City Governments for Infrastructure and Rehabilitation of Downtown Are...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to Texas non-entitlement city governments for projects that rehabilitate downtown districts in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000, primarily for low-to-moderate income residents. Applicants must hold a hearing for public participation prior to submission of the application. Eligible...

GrantWatch ID#: 154129

Grants to Ontario Individual Media Artists and Directors for Innovative Projects

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $40,000 to Ontario individual professional media artists or directors for innovative projects that further the applicant's development as an artist. Funding is intended for film, audio, video, new media, virtual reality, video and electronic games, and digital as independent arti...

GrantWatch ID#: 154972

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Children and Families,...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies for programs that focus on children, youth, and families, as well as community and individual well-being. Eligible organizations must operate in Carlton, Aitkin, Cook, Koochiching, Itasca, St. Louis, and Lake Counties. Organizations m...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199
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Grants to Texas Students in Grades 9-12 to Develop Robotics Teams to Participate in Events a...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to Texas students in grades 9-12 to develop robotics teams to participate in events and competitions. Funding is available for event registration and fees, equipment, and robot components. The funding source is particularly interested in teams coming from under-served or financially limited communities or teams who ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162066

Grants to New York Nonprofits to Implement Public Humanities Projects that Engage Local Comm...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations for the implementation of public humanities projects. Projects should encourage audiences to examine their values, explore new ideas, and interact with others in the State. Formats can include roundtables, workshops, panel discussions, humanities-infu...

GrantWatch ID#: 163917
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Grants to DeKalb County, Indiana Nonprofits for Community Services and Development

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to DeKalb County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that serve the local community. Funding is intended to support programs addressing a wide variety of community needs, including early childhood development, child safety, arts, youth, health, environment, education, and human services. Gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 165761

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible States for Human Services, STEM Education,...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, healthcare facilities, schools, and community organizations for addressing unmet medical needs, providing basic human services, and improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in locations where the Foundation's employees reside and work. Bristol-Myer...

GrantWatch ID#: 167891
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Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies that Integrate the Arts into Community Programs

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $3,000 to $7,000 to Oregon nonprofit organizations and units of municipal government for projects that address community needs through an arts-based approach. Funding is intended to support the arts, develop local communities, and promote cultural tourism in the area. Projects may include new initiative...

GrantWatch ID#: 173250

Grants to Greater Cincinnati Area, Ohio Nonprofits to Serve Individuals with Hearing or Visi...

Deadline 11/01/19 LOI Date: 10/01/19

Grants to Greater Cincinnati area, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs, projects, and services to improve the lives of people with hearing loss and/or visual impairments. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to a full proposal. In most cases, organizations must be located in the Ohio counties of Hamilton, B...

GrantWatch ID#: 174095

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Municipalities, Health Regions, and Schools for Wellbeing...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $25,000, and grants of up to $50,000 for Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations, municipalities, health regions, and schools for programs to benefit the local community. Funding is intended for programs that fall within one of the following three funding themes: Healthy Growth and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174511

Grants to Yorkton, Saskatchewan Nonprofits for Sports, Culture, and Recreation Events

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Yorkton, Saskatchewan nonprofit community organizations for sports, recreation, and cultural events and projects. Funding is intended to support local, volunteer-run organizations and to assist in the implementation of community-based recreational programs. The program is guided by the followi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174521

Grants to Scott County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions for Programs ...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to Scott County, Iowa nonprofits, government agencies, and educational institutions to address the needs of community residents. Some applicants will be required to meet with program staff prior to submitting a full application. For reference, previously funded areas have included the arts, education, conservation, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175270

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Therapy Programs and Instruments for At-Risk Populations

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for music therapy programs. Funding is intended to support music projects, therapy, and the purchase and repair of equipment and instruments used in music therapy programs. Grant requests showing the greatest financial need and serving at-risk populations...

GrantWatch ID#: 175928

Grants to Winchester, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Health, Social Services, and Community Enr...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Winchester, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs and services that benefit the elderly, youth, students, and individuals with mental or physical challenges. Funding is intended to support nonprofits that are dedicated to enriching the community and providing health and social service...

GrantWatch ID#: 177118

Grants to Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming Nonprofits and Schools to Strengthen Local Co...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to enhance the quality of life, safety, and vitality of communities in the Panhandle region of Nebraska and Goshen and Platte Counties in Wyoming. Grant Making Goals: -To improve living and working conditions. -To pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177217