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Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes for Reentry Services for Those with Mental Illness and Sub...

Deadline 06/18/18 Conference Date: 05/24/18

Grants to USA government agencies and Indian tribes to offer reentry programs and services to incarcerated individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Overview: The Improving R...

GrantWatch ID#: 183593

Grants to USA Government Agencies to Promote Employment for Needy Families

Deadline 05/29/18

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands human services agencies to enhance the employment outcomes for needy families receiving temporary assistance. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Agencies will participate in technical assistance...

GrantWatch ID#: 183422

Grants to Berkshire County, Massachusetts Nonprofits to Address Community Needs

Deadline 05/30/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Berkshire County, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for innovative programs and community services. Funding is specifically intended to address the basic needs of local residents and to foster the development of life skills. The current program is designed to meet the basic needs of clothing, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174406

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA Libraries, Educational Institutions, Hospitals, and Clinics in Multiple States ...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics in multiple states for innovative projects. Funding is intended for initiatives in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Tennessee...

GrantWatch ID#: 180741

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Cultural Heritage Preservation and Outreach

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to support cultural heritage events for public audiences, as well as the digitization of cultural heritage materials. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations no later than April 19 and May 3. America’s cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 181009

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Hands-On Technology Edu...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofits, schools, and libraries for hands-on technology education with the latest software and tools to help teens build skills that will enable them to succeed in future education and career efforts. Funding is intended to provide underserved youth ages 13-18 with access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181255

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Research Projects on Vermont's History

Deadline 05/31/18

Fellowships of up to $1,200 to USA individuals for historical research related to the State of Vermont. Priority will be given to research projects that address under-researched topics in Vermont's history and that involve a specific library or museum collection located in Vermont. The fellowship is expected to result e...

GrantWatch ID#: 183401

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Libraries to Advance Literacy in Un...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and libraries for innovative projects that advance literacy in underserved local and global communities. Priority is given to projects with a fresh approach that will offer long-term impact and sustainability. Grants may be used to fund a por...

GrantWatch ID#: 183566

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy Programs

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA public school K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. Teachers may be nominated or self-nominate. Nominations will be reviewed by a select group of authors, educators, and Penguin Random House executives, based on...

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Funding may be used towards educational training and resources to enhance preparations for a course, such as travel costs for faculty to visit Holocaust sites in Europe or to par...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research to Improve Humanities Preservation

Deadline 06/07/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for research and development projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants must create or verify required registrations by April 26 and May 24. Program Description: The Research and Development pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153585
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Grants to USA Government Agencies for Historical Archives Preservation and Access

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories government agencies for projects that enhance access to historical records and promote understanding of the country’s history, culture, and democracy. Proposals are invited for projects that strengthen the USA’s archival network through activities undertaken by st...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations in Multiple States to Prom...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, and Pennsylvania nonprofits, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in eligible areas for programs that promote financial resilience in youth. Eligible program areas are STEM education and financial li...

GrantWatch ID#: 169155

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 06/15/18

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable Activities

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, or religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Priority will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or visits frequently, in order...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Grants to Sudbury Area, Massachusetts Youth-Serving Nonprofits for Capacity Building Activit...

Deadline 09/07/18 Conference Date: 06/21/18 LOI Date: 08/03/18

Grants to Sudbury Area, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations serving underprivileged youth for capacity building activities. Concept papers are due August 3. Eligible locations are Sudbury and the contiguous communities of Concord, Acton, Hudson, Framingham, Marlborough, Lincoln, Natick, Maynard, Wayland, and Stow. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 168790

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

Deadline 07/09/18 LOI Date: 06/25/18

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 April 9. Qualifying projects center around moderated discussions of humanities topics and benefit Massachusetts residents. All proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 157017

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Hospitals to Promote Health, Well...

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172253
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to enhance and promote education in areas where the funding source has a business presence. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The mission of the bank's charitable Foundation is...

GrantWatch ID#: 175974

Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/18

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to USA public libraries that demonstrate excellence in providing services to populations of 25,000 or less. The awards are intended to encourage and recognize libraries for their exemplary work. Judges will evaluate nominations based on key factors, including: - Innovation in dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 161277
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

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 USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/13/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 per month to USA, Canada, and International researchers with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree to conduct research at a major library in the U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of $500 and in-kind grants of books valued at $520 to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 170554
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

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

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Housing, Human Services, and Economic J...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area of Suffolk, Middlesex, Plymouth, Nantucket, and Norfolk Counties. Program areas include arts and education, financial literacy, health and human services, community development, affordable ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177547
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible States for Education and Literac...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, hospitals, government agencies, religious institutions, and volunteer fire departments in eligible states for community benefit programs. Particular focus will be placed on the areas of education, literacy, and low-income initiatives and solutions. The Funding Source seeks to...

GrantWatch ID#: 180322
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Eligible areas include Springfield, West Springfield, Agawam, Chicopee, Feeding Hills, Longmeadow, Westfield, Huntington, East Longmeadow, Ludlow, Holyoke, and Indian Orch...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged ...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for a mobile lending library serving underserved youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile grant program p...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged on the criteria of community impact and public benefit, potential, organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180251

Grants to Massachusetts Educators, Students, and Individuals to Enhance Public Education in A...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Massachusetts teachers, administrators, students, and community members to enhance education in Adams and Cheshire public schools. The purpose of this program is to promote achievement both academically and in the broader community. Possible projects include, but are not limited to...

GrantWatch ID#: 181129

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

Deadline 10/01/18

In-kind grants worth up 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 from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by October 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587

Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329

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

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and clinic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Media Institutions, and Educational Institutions to Improve Invest...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, media institutions, and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Journalism Initiatives. Priority is given to programs focusing on ethics and new media. More details on the program area...

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078

Sponsorships to Central Massachusetts Nonprofits to Promote Community Awareness of Women’s...

Deadline Ongoing

Sponsorships of up to $5,000 to Central Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for activities to promote women’s leadership and effect positive and measurable change for women and children. Funds are intended to build, strengthen, and support the health and safety of adolescent girls, and eliminate the threat of violence ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150122

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Sus...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in advance of a full proposal. Program areas include STEM education, vehicle and road safety, and sustainable communities. General Motors is...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to Barnstable County, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Health, Human Services, and Educat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Barnstable County, Massachusetts nonprofits, schools, and agencies to address emerging opportunities, launch creative initiatives, and to cover costs of small, one-time projects in the areas of health, human services, the environment, education, the arts, and community development. General Gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 155372
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Adult and Family Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for adult and family literacy programs. Funding is intended to expand and develop literacy and educational programs in an effort to combat adult illiteracy. Funds may be requested in the following categories: - General - Capital - Operating Support -...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578

Grants to Cape Cod Area, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Health and Sustainability

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Cape Cod area, Massachusetts nonprofits for community health and sustainability. Funding is intended for projects that create a positive impact in the area and that enhance the vitality and vibrancy of the local community. Previously funded organizations include schools, churches, substance abuse organizations, s...

GrantWatch ID#: 158948