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Grants to New Hampshire Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Arts and Culture Programs

Deadline 07/27/18

Grants ranging from $750 to $4,500 to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs for a broad range of arts programming to benefit local communities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an informational workshop; sessions are scheduled for February 20, 22, 27, and March 1. Com...

GrantWatch ID#: 179326

Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Grants to Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware Nonprofits for Early Stage Neighbor...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware nonprofit organizations to support the initial stages of neighborhood revitalization projects. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for children and families living in eligible low-income communities by concentrating resources on com...

GrantWatch ID#: 181479

Grants to Alabama Businesses to Increase High-Speed Internet Services in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/24/18

Grants to Alabama businesses to increase the availability of high-speed broadband internet services in rural and unserved areas of the state. This program recognizes that internet services are essential for education, economic development, emergency services, and health care. The proposed project will provide internet ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183631

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations to Benefit Wome...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, government agencies, and faith-based organizations to assist women and girls in Forsyth County through programs in education, career development, financial stability, and family issues. Priority will be given to programs serving women from African-American...

GrantWatch ID#: 172305

Grants to USA State and Local Governments and Nonprofits to Improve Programs that Assist Vic...

Deadline 06/27/18

Grants to USA state and local municipalities, tribal governments, and nonprofit agencies to enhance the quality of services provided to victims of human trafficking. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of housing, legal assistance, mental health services, substance abuse services, education, and economic and lead...

GrantWatch ID#: 155052

Grants to Mahoning Valley, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Improve Communities and...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants between $1,000 and $5,000 and larger grants of over $5,000 to Mahoning Valley, Ohio nonprofits, schools, agencies, and faith-based organizations to improve local communities and neighborhoods. LOIs for grants over $5,000 are due December 1, 2017. Strategic priorities include community revitalization, economic opport...

GrantWatch ID#: 130997

Grants to Leon County, Florida Nonprofits and IHEs for Arts and Cultural Programming

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants to Florida nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, including IHE departments, for programs to benefit the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. Courtesy reviews will be available through June 29, and all applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this service. COCA's Cultural Grant Program is desi...

GrantWatch ID#: 172017

In-Kind Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Assess Brownfield...

Deadline 07/13/18

In-kind grants to California nonprofits, government agencies, school districts, tribes, and redevelopment successor agencies for the environmental investigation of eligible brownfield sites. Environmental services will be provided at no cost to assess, investigate, and plan the cleanup of the site. DTSC's goal is to facil...

GrantWatch ID#: 144315

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Meet the Needs of African Immigrant Communities

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Washington, DC community-based nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for the District’s African-born residents. Program areas include education, jobs and economic development, public safety, civic engagement, health and wellness, youth engagement, and arts and creative economy....

GrantWatch ID#: 163637

Grants to Washington Nonprofits for Arts and Culture, Human Services, Education, and Health ...

Deadline 08/03/18

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Washington nonprofit organizations for programs that address the needs of residents of Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties. Funding is intended to focus on the areas of arts and culture, economic opportunity, education, environment, community and civic engagement, housing ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173078

Grants to Chicago Area, Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit Local Women and Girls

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life for women and girls in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Program areas include economic security, access to health, and freedom from violence. Eligible programs are located in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties. Economic sec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174977

Grants to Monroe, Washington Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Tourism in the Local Area

Deadline 08/02/18

Grants to Monroe, Washington nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote tourism in the local area. Funding may be requested for tourism marketing, the marketing or operation of special events and festivals that will attract tourists, and the operating of tourism-related facilities. Priority will be given to...

GrantWatch ID#: 146958

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Meet the Needs of Latino Communities

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit community-based organizations serving Latino residents. Funding is intended to enhance programs that focus on workforce development, education for all agencies, economic development, civic engagement, housing services, crisis intervention, level services, and arts, cultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 163639

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits for Activities that Promote Tourism in Charleston

Deadline 07/26/18

Grants to South Carolina nonprofits for projects that strengthen the tourism industry in Charleston. Funding will be provided to organizations that promote arts and cultural events, support the operation of facilities for artistic and cultural activities, and advertise tourism activities. These funds are awarded to non...

GrantWatch ID#: 172686

Grants to Evansville, Indiana Nonprofits for Capital Projects that Promote the Arts, Neighbor...

Deadline 08/24/18 LOI Date: 06/22/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to Evansville, Indiana nonprofit organizations for community-based, capital projects. Letters of Intent are due by June 22, 2018. Funding is intended for social and community-based programs, arts and cultural activities, recreation activities, neighborhood revitalization, and economic development ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151335

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/22/18

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernmental organizations working to strengthen democratic institutions worldwide and advance democratic goals. Applications are invited from independent, local NGOs for non-partisan programs that seek to accomplish the following goals: -Promote and defend h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179280

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Nonprofits to Host Sports Events

Deadline 06/22/18

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit organizations to host sporting events that are likely to bring social, health, economic, and community benefits to the city. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is available for new sport events, local or regional sport tournaments, and annual spo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180525

Grants to Westchester, New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Basic Needs, ...

Deadline 08/03/18 LOI Date: 06/22/18

Grants to Westchester, New York nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts for programs that strengthen the community and improve the lives of local residents. Applicants must submit a letter of intent by February 23, 2018. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of promising futures and thriving co...

GrantWatch ID#: 180881
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Education, Health, and Community Devel...

Deadline 09/28/18 Conference Date: 06/22/18

Grants to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas nonprofits serving communities in which the funding source has a presence for programs addressing community needs. First-time applicants must participate in a conference call before applying. The next conference call is on February 2...

GrantWatch ID#: 167108

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for the Cleanup and Beautification of Commercial Distric...

Deadline 07/13/18 Conference Date: 06/22/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to hire and manage teams for litter reduction and beautification projects in eligible commercial areas. Applicants must submit an expression of interest in advance of the deadline. Teams will perform the following services: litter removal, recycling, graffiti removal, illega...

GrantWatch ID#: 181609

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Youth, Homeownership, Education,...

Deadline 06/23/18

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for community benefit programs in eligible communities. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life, add to the sense of community, and benefit youth and needy individuals. A broad range of projects benefiting local residents will be considered, with an emphasis on encouraging homeo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175377

Grants to New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit Eli...

Deadline 08/02/18 LOI Date: 06/25/18

Grants to New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to enhance quality of life within the funding source’s service area. Applicants serving multiple states must contact program staff prior to applying. Eligible regions include Capital, Manchester, Lakes, Nashua, Monadnock...

GrantWatch ID#: 164809

Grants to Kentucky Businesses and IHEs to Prepare Innovative Research and Technology Transfe...

Deadline 06/25/18

Grants to Kentucky small businesses, university-affiliated businesses, and IHE faculty members to support the development of innovative research and technology transfer. Applicants must schedule a consultation with program staff prior to applying. Funding will support the development and preparation of high-quality, compet...

GrantWatch ID#: 166413

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Public Organizations to Strengthen Low-Income Rur...

Deadline 06/25/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA nonprofits, for-profits, and public organizations to strengthen low-income rural communities by providing guidance and training to qualifying beneficiaries. Funding may be requested for projects to improve community facilities and housing, as well as economic and community development proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 174357

Grants to Greenville County, South Carolina Nonprofits for Education, Employment, and Health ...

Deadline 08/21/18 LOI Date: 06/25/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to Greenville County, South Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs that encourage upward economic mobility for low-income residents. Applicants must schedule a phone call with the Foundation at least 10 days before the LOI deadline of January 17, 2018. Funding is specifically intended for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177759

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Conservation, Arts...

Deadline 08/13/18 LOI Date: 06/25/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs focusing on conservation of the world's oceans. LOIs are due January 8, 2018. Funding is also available to Delaware, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits in eligible areas for performing arts programs and to Chicago, Illinois organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178256

Grants to Southern Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Residents in Eligible Counties

Deadline 06/25/18

Grants to Southern Indiana nonprofit organizations and public governmental agencies in eligible counties for programs and projects that improve the quality of life of area residents. Applicants must contact the Foundation and then submit an LOI prior to applying. Grants are generally given to organizations serving Clark, F...

GrantWatch ID#: 179891

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Meet the Needs of Pacific Islander and Asian Residents

Deadline 07/06/18 Conference Date: 06/25/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit community-based organizations that serve the local Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Program areas include education, public safety, jobs and economic development, civic engagement, health and wellness, youth engagement, and arts and creative economy. I...

GrantWatch ID#: 163636

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for New Tourism Marketing Programs

Deadline 06/26/18

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants ranging from $10,001 to $50,000 to Virginia nonprofits, for-profits, counties, towns, and chambers of commerce to stimulate new tourism marketing programs through the creation of tourism partnerships. Funding is intended to leverage limited marketing dollars, resulting in increased visito...

GrantWatch ID#: 163540

Grants to New York Nonprofits for Economic Revitalization Projects in Downtown Jamestown

Deadline 06/26/18

Grants starting at $500 to New York nonprofits for economic development projects that strive to rejuvenate Jamestown's downtown area. Funding is intended to make the downtown area an attractive place to live, work, visit, and shop. Economic revitalization projects may be through the support of the Urban Plan and other rele...

GrantWatch ID#: 174865

Grants to Texas Nonprofits to Improve the Status of Women and Girls in Dallas, Collin, and D...

Deadline 07/10/18 Conference Date: 06/26/18

Grants to Texas nonprofits for programs that favorably impact the status of women and girls in Dallas, Collin, and Denton Counties. Applicants must register to apply by July 6, 2018. Proposals will be accepted in the areas of economic security, leadership and education, women's issues, and health and safety. More detai...

GrantWatch ID#: 156911

Grants to New York Nonprofits for Job Training to Grow Central Brooklyn's Green Sector

Deadline 07/20/18 Conference Date: 06/26/18

Grants ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 to New York nonprofit community-based organizations to provide job training programs in support of the green economy in Central Brooklyn. Applicants must be prequalified in the online grants system prior to applying. Possible jobs could be related to clean energy, green infrastructur...

GrantWatch ID#: 183527

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applicants are advised to create or verify the necessary registrations by July 19, and a required form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitali...

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations by July 19. Initial application comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172668

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

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 Irving, Texas Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Seniors, Homelessness, and Community D...

Deadline 06/28/18

Grants to Irving, Texas nonprofit organizations to provide public services to local residents, with an emphasis on low and moderate-income communities. Current priorities include mental and physical health services, youth and senior services, homelessness services, and non-housing community development. The City of Irvi...

GrantWatch ID#: 183733

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Municipalities in Cumberland County for Planning Proje...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits and municipalities in Cumberland County for ordinance and planning assistance and to promote environmental protection and park and recreation development. Applicants must first schedule a meeting with program staff to discuss the scope and intent of the proposed project. Financial assi...

GrantWatch ID#: 144607

Grants to Allegany County, Maryland Nonprofits to Support Arts Related Programs and General ...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Allegany County, Maryland nonprofits to support organizations that produce arts related programming regularly within the local community. Funding may be used towards arts programs, general operations, or capital improvements that help facilitate programming. Programs and events must be open to the...

GrantWatch ID#: 148877

In-Kind Grants of Tangible Goods to Georgia Nonprofits to Fulfill Organizational Needs

Deadline 06/29/18

In-kind grants of tangible goods worth up to $5,000 to Georgia nonprofits to improve delivery of services to residents of the Greater Atlanta area. Funding is intended to provide monetary and in-kind contributions, not services or staff, that clearly contribute to the success of organizations and the people served. Extra W...

GrantWatch ID#: 156430

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 Southeastern Arizona Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Health, and ...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to benefit Graham and Greenlee Counties by improving the quality of life, education, and health of local residents. The Foundation is offering two grants, each with a different focus. The Nonprofit Grant benefits organizations that offer programs r...

GrantWatch ID#: 167713

Grants to Texas Panhandle Area Nonprofits for Education, Health, Human Services, and Poverty-...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 and grants starting at $20,000 to Texas nonprofits, municipalities, agencies, schools, IHEs, and faith-based organizations for projects to improve the quality of life in the northern Panhandle area. Focus areas include health, human services, education, and poverty. The Foundation's in...

GrantWatch ID#: 168845

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 Collierville Area, Tennessee Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, Human Services...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Collierville area, Tennessee nonprofit organizations for a broad range of activities that improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for proposals in the focus areas of education, arts, culture, health, human services, and community development. Requests for general operating and project...

GrantWatch ID#: 171586

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Hospitals to Promote Health, Well...

Deadline 10/12/18 LOI Date: 06/29/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants ranging from $5,000 to $45,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits, public schools, government agencies, health agencies, health centers, mental health agencies, and hospitals to promote health, wellness, and food security. LOIs are due June 29. Consideration will be given to the expansion of exis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172253

Grants to New York City Organizations to Develop Public Spaces and Pedestrian Areas

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to New York City organizations for the operation of neighborhood plazas that transform underused public areas into accessible, vibrant public spaces or easily walkable destinations. Grantees will work with the funding source to develop quality public spaces in the City. A “pedestrian plaza” is defined as an ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174586

Grants to Arkansas Labs, IHEs, and For-Profits to Transfer New Technologies to the Marketpla...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants of up to $3,750 to Arkansas colleges, universities, laboratories, and public or private enterprises to support the transfer of technological developments to the marketplace. This program supports enterprises in improving and developing processes and products through the transfer of technical solutions to industry-dr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177413

Grants to Nevada Local Agencies, Tribal Governments, and Nonprofits to Acquire and Develop L...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Nevada local agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits to acquire private lands and turn them into open areas and forests for the benefit of surrounding communities. Agencies and nonprofits that wish to apply must consult with grant staff prior to submitting an application. The Community Forest and Open Spa...

GrantWatch ID#: 178301