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Grants to USA Nonprofit Institutions and Agencies for the Professional Development of Librar...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit institutions and state and local government agencies to enhance libraries through the professional development and training of library employees. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application and should register online several weeks before applying. Funding is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

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

Deadline 09/25/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to 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 Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Improve the Quality of Library...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must complete required registrations and submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

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

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

Deadline 09/27/19

Fellowships of $75,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, scholars, journalists, 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 about literature and scholarship.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 09/27/19

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

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

Deadline 10/01/19

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

Deadline 10/01/19

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

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Profession

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and achievements within the field. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians whose actions represent the highest service goals within the profession. These include the following: -Free access to information for all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to Massachusetts and Rhode Island Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, and...

Deadline 10/01/19

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

Grants to Metro Boston Area, Massachusetts Nonprofits to Promote Self-Sufficiency for Econom...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 to Metro Boston, Massachusetts nonprofits for programs that improve the lives of economically disadvantaged individuals and families. Eligible programs are those that strengthen and promote the learning and skills that lead to greater self-sufficiency. The Foundation seeks to support ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177475

In-Kind Grants to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas for New Children's Books

Deadline 10/01/19

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

Awards to USA K-12 Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in Schools

Deadline 10/04/19

Awards to USA K-12 public, charter, and private school or school district educators and employees to recognize leadership, positive influence, and professional excellence. The purpose of the program is to honor teachers and staff that significantly benefit schools and their students. To be considered for LifeChanger of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015

Award to a USA, Territories, and Canada Author for a Scholarly Book or Catalog About Costume ...

Deadline 10/15/19

Award of $750 to a USA, Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), or Canada author for a published book or exhibition catalog that contributes significantly to the study of costume and research related to dress. Funding is intended for material that makes a considerable contribution to the analysis of costume, d...

GrantWatch ID#: 150317

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Facilitate Use of a Research Library in...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individual scholars whose research requires the use of specific collections and materials found in the funding source's library, located in California. Funding is intended to provide partial support toward the costs of travel, lodging, and living expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 161652

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and Agencies for Science, Humanities,...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, religious organizations, agencies, and individuals for interpretive science, humanities, and arts activities in eligible communities. Funding may be used for operating support, projects, field trips, ticket subsidy programs, artist residencies, fellowship...

GrantWatch ID#: 163536

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

Deadline 10/15/19

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals to Preserve North American Music

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals to preserve and archive music and other recorded sounds that are representative of North American heritage. Funding is also available for scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human cond...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, Resident Associations, and Agencies to Achieve Economic In...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, Tribes, resident associations, and public housing agencies to achieve economic stability and independence for public and indigenous housing residents. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the services of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183861

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize their Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 10/21/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, school, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize librarians for going above and beyond their role as librarian and improving lives in their communities. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/23/19

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Public Agencies in Eligible Communities for Crime Prevention Pro...

Deadline 10/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and public agencies in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence for crime prevention programs. Applicants must contact local program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that are focused on preventing crime and promoting community safety activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 186559

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 10/31/19

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

Grants to International and USA Nonprofits in Multiple Regions for Education, Health, Civic,...

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to International and USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs in the areas of education, health and welfare, disaster relief, civic projects to address important issues, arts, and programs that promote cultural diversity. Priority is given to specific projects over unrestricted funding. Eligible locations ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163837

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Safety, Education, and Community Development

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, volunteer fire companies, and chambers of commerce for programs that focus on promoting safety, community development, and education in local communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 176084

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Japanese Studies

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions to support Japanese Studies programs. Funding is intended for innovative programs promoting Japanese studies, to promote interest in Japanese studies at newer and small institutions without an established Japanese studies program or with insufficient r...

GrantWatch ID#: 162188

Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Support the Expansion of Japanese Studies Progr...

Deadline 11/01/19

Matching grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for programs that promote the expansion and growth of Japanese Studies throughout the country. Funding is intended to support faculty compensation, travel costs, teaching and research materials, conferences, honoraria for lectures, and student expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 162189

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of resources include indexes, reading lists, and webliographies. Grants are intended to cover preparation costs appropriate to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals in Eligible Re...

Deadline 11/01/19

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 and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 11/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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