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Grants to Northern Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals to Address Community Needs

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants to Northern Canadian diverse teams of organizations and individuals for programs and projects that address community needs and challenges. Nominated teams should address the root causes, rather than the symptoms of priority issue areas in the Canadian Arctic. Geographically, the impacts of the proposed project must...

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

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

Deadline 09/28/18

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

Grants to Lane County, Oregon Organizations and Groups for Public Cultural Events in Springf...

Deadline 09/25/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,500 to Lane County, Oregon organizations and groups to provide cultural opportunities within the City of Springfield. Activities may include theater, dance, visual art, concerts, and literature. Funding is available for arts-related projects that result in a public exhibit, product, program, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179729

Grants to Surprise, Arizona Neighborhoods for Community Improvements and Engagement

Deadline 11/09/18

Grants to Surprise, Arizona neighborhoods for activities that will engage residents and promote community spirit. This program supports the involvement of resident groups and other organizations in neighborhood-initiated community building, planning, or improvement projects. To receive support projects must: -Provide ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175866

Grants to Birmingham, Alabama Organizations for Health, Education, Financial, and Safety Prog...

Deadline 10/12/18

Grants to Birmingham, Alabama organizations for health, safety crisis and intervention, education, and financial stability programs. Proposals must include a request for four to six volunteers in addition to funding. Proposed projects should align with the mission of the Funding Source: Mission: The Junior League of Bi...

GrantWatch ID#: 175293

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Support Arts, Culture, and Humanities Programs in Phila...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for arts and cultural programs and events that serve Philadelphia residents. Funding is intended to create, preserve, and exhibit programs in the areas of the humanities, science, visual, literary and performing arts, architecture, and history. Both general operating and progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 184211

Grants to Greater Cincinnati, Ohio Nonprofits for Basic Needs, Job Skills, and Childhood Lite...

Deadline 10/18/18 LOI Date: 09/22/18

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants starting at $15,000 to Greater Cincinnati, Ohio nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. An LOI must be submitted before submitting a request for more than $15,000. Funding priorities are programs that assist people with basic needs, child...

GrantWatch ID#: 130748

Grants to Albuquerque, New Mexico Public School Teachers and Staff for Innovative Classroom ...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Albuquerque, New Mexico K-12 public school teachers and staff to provide students with innovative educational opportunities. Funding is specifically intended to support classroom projects that advance student learning in three key areas: STEM subjects, fine arts, and lit...

GrantWatch ID#: 176062

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts and K-12 Education

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants to Oregon nonprofit organizations and government agencies that are primarily working to promote the arts and K-12 education. Funding will be provided for project and capacity-building support. Priorities for each of the two focus areas (arts and K-12 education) are outlined below. Education Funding Guidelines: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179200

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

Deadline 09/24/18

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. Funding is also intended for the enhancement of the local legal library. The Oakland County Bar Foundation is dedicated to ensuring access to justi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180215

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Digitize Out-of-Print Humanities Books

Deadline 09/26/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for the digitization of out-of-print humanities literature. Applicants are advised to ensure the required registrations are complete well in advance of the deadline date. This program enables scholars, students, teachers, and the publi...

GrantWatch ID#: 164804

Grants to Garfield County, Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote and Foster Healthy Li...

Deadline 09/27/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Garfield County, Colorado nonprofits, government agencies, and community organizations to enable local residents to lead healthy lives. This program supports collaborative initiatives that provide community resources to ensure everyone has equal access to healthy lifestyles. GHCC goals: 1. In...

GrantWatch ID#: 180711

Grants and In-Kind Donations to Ontario, Canada Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Healt...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants and in-kind donations to Ontario, Canada nonprofits for youth, healthcare, environment, and education programs that benefit residents in the service area of the Funding Source. Funding is intended to support local communities and to improve the quality of life of area residents. The causes Kawartha supports fall ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147606

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

Deadline 09/28/18

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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics, Writers, Scholars, and Artists for ...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, scholars, creative writers, and visual artists whose work will benefit from access to a collection in New York City. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations in the spheres of social sciences, humanities, and scholarship. The Dor...

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Health Education, Outreach, and Access

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Wisconsin nonprofits for community-based or statewide health programs focused on prevention, education, and outreach. Priority will be given to evidence-based health initiatives led by member physicians or for pilot projects that demonstrate measurable outcomes in increasing health equity in Wisconsin. The Wiscon...

GrantWatch ID#: 173567

Grants to Northern Mariana Islands Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Groups for Humanities Pro...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Northern Mariana Islands nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and ad hoc groups for a broad range of humanities activities. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. Supported projects must be consistent with the goals and objectives of the Northern Marianas Humanities Council 2...

GrantWatch ID#: 175178

Grants to Florida Nonprofits to Host a Traveling Exhibit on Sports in American Society

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and additional support to Florida nonprofit organizations, such as museums, historical societies, cultural organizations, and libraries, in small or underserved communities to host a traveling exhibit on sports in American society. Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss proposals with program ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181762

Grants to Alabama Agencies, Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Commemorate the State's Pe...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Alabama nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for statewide or local efforts to honor and celebrate the state’s people, culture, and heritage. Funding may be requested for projects, activities, and events that commemorate Alabama’s 200t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182258

Grants to Kansas Libraries to Purchase Copies of Literature with Kansas-Related Themes

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Kansas public, private, academic, and school libraries for the purchase of new books that are thematically connected to the state or written by a Kansan author. The purpose of this program is to promote literacy, access to library materials, and lifelong learning throughout the state. Qualifying libraries will be...

GrantWatch ID#: 148684

Grants to Rock Island, Illinois Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Children and Families

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants averaging between $500 to $1,000 to Rock Island, Illinois nonprofit organizations to enrich the quality of life of children and families. Funding is specifically intended for projects in the areas of health and wellness, literacy, children and youth, the economically challenged, and serving the developmentally disab...

GrantWatch ID#: 158805

Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/30/18

Award to a Canada K-12 educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of geographic education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators who go above and beyond their job description to promote geographic literacy among their students. Criteria: The “Innovation in Geography Teaching” Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160802

Grants to Calgary, Alberta Schools and Nonprofits for Innovative Educational Enrichment Prog...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to Calgary, Alberta public schools and nonprofits for innovative education programs for elementary and secondary students. Funding is intended to encourage children to excel in learning and enrich their learning experiences. Key themes of support: - Math & Literacy Initiatives ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162211

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to Story County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Health, Enviro...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $6,000 to Story County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies, including schools, libraries, universities, and fire departments, to enhance the quality of life in local communities. Program areas include, but are not limited to, education, arts, culture, humanities, animals, environment, heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 172752

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

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to California to nonprofit, educational, and volunteer organizations in the greater Eureka area for one-time special projects that serve the local community. Funding is intended to support programs in literacy, community health, seniors, and youth. Priority will be given to projects that purchase ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173089

Grants to Georgia Nonprofit Organizations for Public Humanities Programming

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations, museums, IHEs, libraries, and historical societies for cultural programming to strengthens communities through shared experiences and dialogue. Examples of projects include exhibitions, walking tours, lecture series, film screenings, literary festivals, living hist...

GrantWatch ID#: 175394

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

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants 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. Grants are ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 178429

Grants to Central Vermont Nonprofits for Education, Human Services, Housing, and Job Develop...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Vermont nonprofits for programs that benefit local communities in the Central Vermont and Chittenden County area. Programs may fall in the areas of education, human services, housing, job development, programs for at-risk or low to moderate income individuals and families, performing arts and cult...

GrantWatch ID#: 178583

Grants to Nunavut Groups and Individuals in the Kivalliq Region for Activities that Promote ...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Nunavut community groups and individuals for projects or programs in the Kivalliq region that promote Inuit traditional activities, skills, and language. The funding source works with and receives direction from Inuit elders and youth of the Kivalliq in efforts to preserve Inuit heritage, culture, and language.

GrantWatch ID#: 178718

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for direct-services programming in the areas of educational attainment and economic opportunity. Priorities for each...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to Randolph County, Indiana Nonprofits to Improve the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Randolph County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for programs that will improve the quality of life for local residents. The Foundation has historically funded projects in the areas of health and human services, economic development, education, community betterment, youth, and arts and culture. Funding is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 179292

Grants to New Mexico Libraries and Nonprofits to Enhance Library and Information Services

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to New Mexico libraries of any type and library-associated nonprofit groups to enhance library services throughout the state. Funding may be used to develop and maintain collections, enhance information access technology, and improve library programs.

GrantWatch ID#: 179549

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 09/30/18

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

Grants to Canada Nonprofits for Programs to Improve Rural and Farming Communities in Eligibl...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of $2,500 to Canada nonprofits in rural communities to support community programs that improve the lives of local residents. Nonprofits must be nominated by local farmers or suggested by local community members and winners will be selected randomly from all entrants. Winners could include educational organizations,...

GrantWatch ID#: 179771

Grants to Connecticut Municipalities to Preserve and Manage Government Records

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to Connecticut municipalities to improve the management and preservation of local government records. Eligible project categories include inventory and planning, organization and indexing, program development, storage and facilities, and preservation and conservation. Program Scope: Sections 11-8i through 11-...

GrantWatch ID#: 180063

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools for Humanities Walking or Dri...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $2,000 and technical support to Georgia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and schools to develop historical and cultural driving and walking tour mobile apps. Selected grantees will promote and develop digital tours with the technical support of the Emory Center for Digital Scholarshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182228

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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 Northern Tioga County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Health, Arts, and Education

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to northern Tioga County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations such as libraries, ambulance associations, and local boroughs and townships serving charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes for activities that promote health and wellness, education, and the arts. Part of the mission of the Trust i...

GrantWatch ID#: 145683

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Arts, Education, Health, and Histo...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Evansville, Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, the local school district, and local government agencies for programs in the areas of education, arts, health and human services, and historic preservation. Previous grants have funded public libraries, school music programs, and feeding the needy.

GrantWatch ID#: 145693

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Legal Aid Services, Education, and Research

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Manitoba nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of legal aid services, law reform, legal research, legal education, and the maintenance of law libraries. Potential applicants must first contact the funding source to discuss their proposal and receive application forms. Funding for projects or progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149071

Grants and an Award to California K-12 Teachers for Classroom Projects that Promote Agricult...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $500 and one award of $1,000 to California K-12 educators to improve agricultural learning experiences in their classrooms. Projects can fall in the areas of science, outreach, nutrition, and educational field trips. Funding is intended to support the integration of agriculture studies into classroom instr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149415

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, professional performing arts and museums, and employee match programs in communities where the funding source's facilities are located. The Foundation focuses on issuing grants in several key areas listed below. In o...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to Greene County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Greene County, Pennsylvania nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, governmental agencies, and other publicly supported organizations for programs and projects to benefit residents and improve the local quality of life. Funding areas include: - Animal welfare, agricultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 158818

Grants to MetroWest Boston Area, Massachusetts Nonprofits for PreK-12 Learning and Arts Educ...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofits in the MetroWest Boston/Lincoln area for projects related to general education and arts education, and to develop arts education scholarship programs. Funding is intended to support specific programs or projects that can demonstrate measurable outcomes. The Foundation has two areas of...

GrantWatch ID#: 160754

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

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies for programs focusing on children, youth, and families, opportunities for self-reliance, and rural aging. Priorities for each of these focus areas are outlined further below. Grant Guidelines: Eligible organizations must operate i...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for Re...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. This opportunity will provide access to a world-class library and collections for independent research. Specifically, recipients are in residence at...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Administrators in Multiple States for Projects in STEM, Envi...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas K-12 teachers for classroom projects in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Examples of requests include field trips, literacy efforts, and incentives for student performance. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162240

Grants to New York Nonprofits, IHEs, and Libraries to Implement Public Humanities Projects

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and libraries for the implementation of public-facing humanities projects. Projects should encourage audiences to examine their values, explore new ideas, and interact with others in the State. These grants aim to: - Connect audiences more...

GrantWatch ID#: 163917

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Charitable, Scientific, and Educational Acti...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to nonprofits in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas for programs that benefit local communities. Funding is intended to support educational, literary, charitable, religious, or scientific programming. Priority will go to organizations which the Foundation feels will benefit the most from their support.

GrantWatch ID#: 172371