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Grants to USA Museums for Capacity Building Activities

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting from $5,000 to USA and territories museums and nonprofit organizations applying on behalf of a museum for projects to increase their capacity to serve the public. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects that support lifelong lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 148060

Grants to USA Libraries, Agencies, Schools, and Nonprofits for Rural Library Improvements

Deadline 12/02/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories libraries, agencies, schools, and nonprofits for improvements to rural and small libraries. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for enhancements of school libraries at all educational levels, improving digital access an...

GrantWatch ID#: 184904

Grants to USA Small Museums to Implement Projects in Lifelong Learning, Civic Engagement, an...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories small museums to implement projects that further the organization's priorities and strategic plan. The grant program has the following goals and objectives: to inspire lifelong learning and literacy, to strengthen the capacity of museums, and to address access ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 184387

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Capacity Building and Professional Development at ...

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for institutional capacity building projects at African American museums. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is also intended for professional development opportunities for staff...

GrantWatch ID#: 162642

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/08/20 Conference Date: 11/13/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. State applicants must contact state commissions prior to applying, and applicants from South Dakota must contact the Funding Source. Grants are intended to engage...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Funding is intended to help communities that are served by the Fund and in which employees reside. Priority is given to: - Organizations and programs that promote and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Conduct Holocaust Research

Deadline 11/15/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars for important writing and research on the subject of the Holocaust. Postdoctoral researchers, candidates working on their dissertations, and senior scholars who are affiliated with a research or academic institution are eligible to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 163510

Grants to USA Nonprofits, and Institutions to Improve the Quality of Investigative Reporting

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Special Opportunities. Priority will be given to programs focusing on ethics and new media.

GrantWatch ID#: 179644
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In-Kind Grants of Planning and Evaluation Services to USA Nonprofit and Government Museums

Deadline 12/01/19

In-kind grants valued at approximately $4,000 to $6,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and government museums to evaluate operations and prepare for the future. This program offers the following types of assessments: collections stewardship, community and audience engagement, organizational, education and interpretation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163856
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 174847

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Collabo...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and assist outstanding collaborative work in the field of preservation. Preservation projects may be conducted in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstrate vision, endorse cooperation, and advocate for the...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 12/01/19

Grants to USA and territories 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 prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended for programs that may help close the opportunity or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges ...

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants usually ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational development, literary and media, per...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895
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Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/01/19

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for outreach efforts addressing underserved populations. Funding is intended for projects that engage underserved children, from birth to age 14. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for the expansion of work already being implemented.

GrantWatch ID#: 176910
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 12/02/19

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research purposes;...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655
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Grants to USA and Canada Libraries for Programs that Benefit People with Autism

Deadline 12/02/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada libraries for services, projects, and programs that benefit people with autism of all ages or their families. Funding is intended for the purchase program materials, to hire a trainer to present a workshop, or to pay for staff coverage. Applicants may propose to initiate a new, crea...

GrantWatch ID#: 165935
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Award to a USA or Canada Public Library, Trustee, or Staff Member for Outstanding Commitment...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,500 to a USA or Canada public library, library trustee, or staff member for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. The award may recognize diverse library collections, public programs that on controversial issues, access to library materials and service f...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Enh...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian, employed by a nonprofit consortium or IHE, to recognize achievements in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements and risk-taking that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library automation, library management...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081
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In-Kind Award of Audio Music and Video Products to a USA or Canada Public Library

Deadline 12/06/19

In-kind award valued at up to $2,500 to a USA or Canada public library to purchase audio music or video products that will contribute to the library's collection and increase public exposure to these formats. Applicants should demonstrate how their project will benefit greatly from new audio music or video products supplie...

GrantWatch ID#: 164636

Grant to a USA Public Library to Support Romance Fiction Collections and Programs

Deadline 12/06/19

Grants of $4,500 to a USA public library to expand or build up its romance fiction collection, as well as to fund romance fiction programs. Funding is intended to purchase romance fiction or for program expenses such as author honorariums, travel expenses, or others. Priority will be given to libraries with a financial nee...

GrantWatch ID#: 164637
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for significant national or international achievements in research or academic librarianship or library development. This award honors and recognizes achievement in such areas as:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library St...

Deadline 12/06/19

Awards of $3,000 to USA and Canada community college, college, and university libraries to recognize the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize library staff and librarians for coming together as a team to support their institution's mission.

GrantWatch ID#: 174849
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Award to a USA Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Instruction in a College or Research ...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA librarian to recognize the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a research or college library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque.

GrantWatch ID#: 174850
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, and International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or international public library to recognize an outstanding program, service, or activity that serves the public in an innovative, cutting-edge way. The winning program will have had a measurable impact on the library's patrons and can be replicated in other libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 176535
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian, or Library Worker for Technology...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker who has implemented technology and innovation that has improved services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions, using both old and new technologies.

GrantWatch ID#: 176575

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies for Public Humanities Projects

Deadline 02/03/20 LOI Date: 12/16/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies for humanities projects serving public audiences. A letter of inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Consideration will be given to projects in a broad range of formats.

GrantWatch ID#: 179705
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Opportunity for a USA Public or Private Nonprofit to Provide Overseas Critical Language Progr...

Deadline 12/18/19

Opportunity for a USA public or private educational nonprofit organization to provide critical foreign language programs for youth aged 15 to 18. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the organization and implementation of overseas summer and academic...

GrantWatch ID#: 187296
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish Hi...

Deadline 12/20/19

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history and Jewish studies at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the Jewi...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies to Inventory and Catalog Historical Collecti...

Deadline 01/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 Massachusetts government agencies and nonprofit organizations to locate and organize historical collections. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to create inventories, find aids, digitize collections, and catalog entries. Research inventory g...

GrantWatch ID#: 180783
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Short Humanities-Themed Documentary Films

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, state, and tribal government agencies, and IHEs to produce and distribute short humanities-themed documentary films and film series. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Projects that provide free access to the public, as well a...

GrantWatch ID#: 186318
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/10/20

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/20

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or international librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the development, support, and advancement of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered for both formal and informal instruction.

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/20

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline 01/15/20

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York metro area to make use of library collections in New York City. Funding is intended to support scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate-level research.

GrantWatch ID#: 177669
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International literary artists, music compers, and visual artists to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished housing rent-free and with utilities paid on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setti...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for Work in the Areas of Dance, Writing, and...

Deadline 01/27/20

Fellowships of $15,000 and finalist awards of $1,500 to Massachusetts individual artists to recognize exceptional original work and to foster the creation of new art in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to provide direct, unrestricted support to outstanding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162385
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206
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Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Grants to USA and Territories PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/16/20

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA and territories preK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that, although many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, school libraries are still offering children good books to read. Appl...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Projects that Promote an Appreciation of Architecture

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career. Grants may be used for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. 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 participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
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Grants to Massachusetts and Rhode Island Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, and...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Massachusetts and Rhode Island nonprofit organizations to promote social and economic wellbeing in eligible communities. First-time applicants must submit an initial inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Program areas include education, financial literacy, housing, and economic developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 177149
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Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals in Eligible Re...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $500 to Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools, and libraries in eligible regions for projects and materials that encourage learning about Judaism, especially its heritage, culture, history, and customs. Funding is intended to support programs in media such as...

GrantWatch ID#: 178737

Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, and higher learning. A suitable sponsorship is one tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869