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

Deadline 04/01/19

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

Grants to San Mateo County, California Arts Organizations for Program or Organizational Suppo...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to San Mateo County, California arts organizations for program or organizational support. Funding is intended for low-cost or free arts and cultural programs and services broadly available to local residents, as well as for general organizational operating support. Project/Program Support may be used to present f...

GrantWatch ID#: 138198

Grants to Omaha, Nebraska Neighborhood Organizations to Improve the Quality of Life and Safe...

Deadline 03/26/19

Grants of up to $200 and grants of up to $5,000 to Omaha, Nebraska neighborhood organizations for programs that promote public safety, encourage crime prevention, and enhance the quality of life in local neighborhoods. Funding is intended to support neighborhood projects that will enhance neighborhood appearance, build nei...

GrantWatch ID#: 153483

Grants to Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania Libraries and Organizations to Imp...

Deadline 04/05/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania libraries and community-based organizations for training and programs that improve access to health information. Funding is intended to support projects that advance health information, improve the ability to locate high-quality biomedical and heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 184630

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Financial Literacy, Arts, Health, Human Serv...

Deadline 03/22/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Washington, Arizona, Oregon, and California nonprofits to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area. Requests will be considered in the areas of education, housing, the arts, health and human services, financial literacy, and economic self-sufficiency. Additiona...

GrantWatch ID#: 173454

Grants to Shasta County, California School Districts, Child Care Providers, and Kindergarten...

Deadline 03/22/19

Grants of between $500 and $1,500 to Shasta County, California school districts, licensed childcare and preschool providers, TKs, and kindergarten programs to benefit local children aged 0 to 5 with purchases that support STEAM in the classroom. Purchases may include classroom equipment, sensory tools, topic-specific books...

GrantWatch ID#: 185419

Grants to New Hampshire Public Libraries to Host Summer Literacy Events for Children and Fam...

Deadline 03/25/19

Grants to New Hampshire public libraries to host special events that engage local children and families in reading and literacy. Funding is intended for libraries to host a qualified presenter to provide a workshop or performance to promote literacy during the summer. The objectives of the project are to 1) help promot...

GrantWatch ID#: 179335

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies for Public Humanities Projects

Deadline 05/06/19 LOI Date: 03/25/19

Grants of up to $7,500 and grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies for humanities projects serving public audiences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Consideration will be given to projects in a broad range of formats. Qualifying projects...

GrantWatch ID#: 179705

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Educational Arts Activities

Deadline 03/25/19

Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to support educational arts activities in community or school settings. Programs may take place in the following settings: community centers, libraries, arts and senior facilities, social service agencies, schools, early childhood centers, and othe...

GrantWatch ID#: 180168

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

Deadline 03/25/19

Grants starting at $500 to Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs that educate the community on legal matters and improve access to legal services in Oakland County and throughout the State. Funding is also intended for the enhancement of the local law library and for continuing education for judges and lawyers. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180215
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Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Build Staff Capacity in ...

Deadline 04/25/19 Conference Date: 03/25/19

Grants to New Jersey nonprofits, for-profits, public agencies, or institutions of higher education for the provision of statewide training and technical assistance in order to enhance the quality of after-school enrichment programs. Funding is intended for the development of high-quality learning centers that have a positi...

GrantWatch ID#: 168598

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Engage Public Audiences in the Humanities

Deadline 05/22/19 Conference Date: 03/26/19

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

Deadline 03/27/19

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Opportunity and Education

Deadline 03/28/19

Grants ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations for economic opportunity and education. Grants will be given in areas where the funding source has a business presence and are intended for currently in-place and direct-service programming in local communitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to Idaho Elementary Schools to Purchase Books and Promote Literacy Skills

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Idaho elementary schools to increase student access to books and promote the development of literacy skills. Funding is intended for the purchase of books for school libraries. As a requirement of this grant, participating schools must increase access to reading materials. Element...

GrantWatch ID#: 177631

Grants to Summit County, Utah Nonprofits and Cultural Councils for Arts and Recreational Pro...

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants to Summit County, Utah nonprofit organizations and municipal arts and cultural councils to support arts and recreational opportunities for local residents. Eligible disciplines include but are not limited to dance, arts education, visual arts, music, history, folk arts, and theatre. Eligible Discipline List: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180459

Grants to USA IHE Faculty for Curricula Related to Interfaith Practices and Themes

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA university and college faculty across a range of disciplines to develop or revise coursework that promotes interfaith concepts. Funding is intended for innovative curricula that advance interfaith studies and pedagogies with new and intensive approaches. Grant awards are meant to support grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 185465

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities to Benefit Vancouver Youth and Children with...

Deadline 03/30/19

Grants typically ranging from $500 to $3,000 to British Columbia registered charities for programs and activities benefiting Vancouver's inner city children and youth who experience barriers to success. Activities and programs must involve one or more of the organization's objectives: access, skills, and safety. Objec...

GrantWatch ID#: 175183

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to parti...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri Nonprofits for Projects Benefiting the College Hill Neighborho...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of $41,00 to St. Louis, Missouri nonprofit organizations for programs that make a sustainable and significant impact on the College Hill community. Consideration will be given to requests that fall within the focus areas of health, education, human services, arts, civic, and the environment. Focus areas: - H...

GrantWatch ID#: 153564

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit New London and Windham Counties

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and governmental units in New London and Windham Counties for programs that benefit the community in the educational, charitable, scientific, and literary areas. Funding is intended for specific programs or projects that will improve the quality of l...

GrantWatch ID#: 161586

Grants to Berks County, Pennsylvania Public Libraries for Emergency Funding to Avoid Closure

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to Berks County, Pennsylvania public libraries to address unforeseen and critical emergency needs. Funding may be requested by a library that has exhausted all other sources of funding and is at risk of closing due to unanticipated circumstances or circumstances beyond its control. Applications for emergency gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 173928

Grants to Berks County, Pennsylvania Public Libraries for New and Innovative Programs

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to Berks County, Pennsylvania public libraries for special projects that are outside the library's routine operating budget. Preference will be given to projects that involve collaborations with other libraries or organizations, and ideas that can be developed and shared with other county libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 173929

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits to Promote the Well-being of Disadvantaged Women and Children

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Arizona nonprofit grassroots organizations to improve the status and well-being of women throughout the State. Funding is intended for programs benefiting disadvantaged and underserved women, as well as at-risk children and youth. Past grants have funded domestic violence shelters, recovery center...

GrantWatch ID#: 178241

Grants to Rhode Island and Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Education,...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants generally ranging from $500 to $25,000 to Rhode Island and Connecticut nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include health, human services, education, community development, arts and culture, and the environment. Gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 178429

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $1,750 to Wyoming employees of public and publicly accessible libraries to support continuing education activities. Funding may be requested for courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, and certifications. Additionally, individuals may request funding for a substitute worker so that library operations may...

GrantWatch ID#: 179570
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and IHEs for Legal Aid, Legal Education and Research, and Law L...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations, universities, and community colleges to provide services including legal aid, legal education and legal research, and law libraries. Applicants for larger grants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation offers two types of responsiv...

GrantWatch ID#: 180149

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Projects that Support Veterans and their Families

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit veterans. Funding is intended for projects that support veterans in one of the following categories: financial support/services, female veterans, veteran camaraderie, service/therapy animal support, job/transition training, legal support/services, life skills,...

GrantWatch ID#: 184725

Grants to Detroit, Michigan Nonprofits, Daycare Centers, Community Groups, and Schools for P...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants ranging from $200 to $7,500 to Detroit, Michigan nonprofits, daycare centers, faith-based organizations, community groups, and schools for programs that benefit expectant mothers, families, and young children. Funding is intended to mobilize grassroots leaders and groups to help Detroit children get a good start in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184894

Award to a Minnesota Librarian or Project Team for Contributions to Academic Libraries

Deadline 04/01/19

Award of $300 to a Minnesota individual academic librarian or academic project team to recognize outstanding contributions to academic libraries through an innovative program, service, or project. Nominations are accepted for individuals employed by or otherwise affiliated with research or academic libraries, or organizati...

GrantWatch ID#: 144974

Grants to Wyoming Nonprofits and Agencies for Public Humanities Activities

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,001 to $10,000 to Wyoming nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, libraries, and museums for humanities projects that benefit public audiences. A Letter of Intent must be submitted prior to applying. Projects must be focused on the humanities, built around a public event, and involve a...

GrantWatch ID#: 146943

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies to Engage the Public in Humanities Discussio...

Deadline 04/22/19 LOI Date: 04/01/19

Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $3,500 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies for humanities discussion projects that engage public audiences. LOIs are due prior to the application deadline. Qualifying projects focus on moderated discussions that benefit and engage Massachusetts residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 157017

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

Deadline 04/01/19

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

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community Development, Education, an...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Alabama nonprofits, government and tribal agencies, and public school systems for community development and education programs that benefit communities in the funding source’s service area. Consideration may also be given to proposals in the areas of arts and culture, civic engagement, environment, and human se...

GrantWatch ID#: 169166

Grants to USA Community Organizations and Libraries for Storytelling Programs for Native Pop...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of $750 to USA and Territories community organizations and libraries serving Asian Pacific American and American Indian or Alaska Native families and children for storytelling programs. The literacy program explores and celebrates these cultures through oral traditions, books, and art to provide an interactive, enr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173301

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

Deadline 04/01/19

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 to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/19 LOI Date: 04/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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In-Kind Grants to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas for New Children's Books

Deadline 04/01/19

In-kind grants valued at $400 to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, Human Services, Health...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for programs that will enhance economic development and social welfare in the counties of Windham and New London. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of education, job training, health, human services, housing, community development, and the arts. Requests will be considere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178885

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Culture, Community, and Emergency Ser...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits, agencies, and institutions providing community and social services to the residents of Buxton and the surrounding areas. Funding is intended to support local fire and police departments, schools, parks and recreational facilities, libraries and museums, shelters for children, the homeless, abuse...

GrantWatch ID#: 179066

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Progra...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in grades K-12, promote civic engagement in arts and culture, and address local needs in the comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to Alaska Public Libraries for General Operations, Staff, and Library Acquisitions

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $7,000 to Alaska public libraries and combined school public libraries for general operational support. Funding is intended to assist with expenses incurred by daily operating activities, staff salaries, and the purchase of library materials. Academic, museum, archival, and special public libraries are also...

GrantWatch ID#: 179582

Grants to Ransom County, North Dakota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community Betterm...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Ransom County, North Dakota nonprofit organizations, schools, agencies, and municipalities for projects that enhance the quality of life for local residents. Priority is given to activities that benefit and address the needs of the Lisbon community. Previous grants have been awarded for a school library, capital ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179860

Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits for Humanities Projects, Exhibits, and Events

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $1,500 to West Virginia nonprofit organizations for public humanities projects and events. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for small projects, lectures, single events, brochures, small museum exhibits, planning phases of more complex projects, and consultations. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179956

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Impact the Community and Impro...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit the communities where the funding source does business. Eligible communities are located in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carol...

GrantWatch ID#: 180369

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies to Inventory and Catalog Historical Collecti...

Deadline 04/22/19 LOI Date: 04/01/19

Grants of up to $2,000 Massachusetts government and nonprofit organizations to organize and identify historical collection contents. Funding may be used to create catalogs, finding aids, and inventories in order to attract visitors and researchers. Applicants must first submit an LOI. Priority will be given to small histor...

GrantWatch ID#: 180783
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Grants to Louisiana Arts Students and Nonprofits in Eligible Parishes for Advanced Studies a...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Louisiana high school or college arts students or nonprofit organizations in Evangeline, Acadia, Lafayette, Iberia, St. Landry, Vermilion, St. Martin, and St. Mary Parishes for advanced study programs or activities. Funding is intended to offer outstanding arts students an opportunity to further t...

GrantWatch ID#: 184105

Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and IHEs to Stren...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, and IHEs to strengthen programmatic effectiveness and organizational capacity. These funds are intended for activities in board or staff development and training, capacity building and organizational development, small c...

GrantWatch ID#: 185445