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181 Massachusetts Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants

181 Preschool Grants for Massachusetts.

Grants for early childhood programs, grants for childcare and daycare programs to promote literacy, nutrition & physical activity at preschools including food gardens, outdoor classrooms and playgrounds.

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Grants to USA State Agencies for School Nutrition Initiatives

Deadline 05/27/20

Grants to USA state government agencies for school nutrition initiatives. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to build State capacity and sustainable infrastructure to dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 188122

Grants to USA Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to USA parents and parent groups in eligible states for physical activity and nutrition initiatives in K-12 schools. Funding is intended to support parent-led programs and projects that encourage physical activity or healthy eating habits, while promoting students’ social emotional learning and engaging parents in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185280

Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Promote Recreation and Nutrition

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA K-12 schools for projects and initiatives that support recreational activities and nutrition-based programming. Funding is intended to help schools promote healthy choices, and to increase physical activity and nutrition initiatives while promoting students’ social emotional learning. Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Cooperative Agreements to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, IHEs, Hospitals, and Laboratories for Ca...

Deadline 06/01/20

Cooperative agreements to USA and territories agencies, local governments, nonprofit institutions and organizations, American Indian Tribes, IHEs, hospitals, and laboratories for capacity building projects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take a month or more to complete. The purpose of the Children...

GrantWatch ID#: 189887

Grants to USA Teachers for Educational Projects

Deadline 05/25/20

Grants of $500 to USA teachers for educational classroom projects. Grants are available to educators of Kindergarten through 12th grade. Funding is intended to encourage creativity and science learning through the use of a variety of materials. Eligible projects are hands-on, curriculum-based projects that involve student ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188792

In-kind Grants of Technology to USA, Canada, and International Schools and IHEs During COVID...

Deadline 05/26/20

In-kind grants of technology to USA, Canada, and International schools and IHEs to provide student support and increase student engagement during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Grant recipients will receive software, licenses, and support to implement a chat service that will provide self-help assistance to students, f...

GrantWatch ID#: 189544

Grants to USA Schools for Playground Equipment

Deadline 05/27/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA schools to purchase eligible playground equipment to help children stay active during recess and perform better during school hours. The purpose of funding is for schools to design recess equipment to fit unique budgets and spaces. Awarded funds can only be applied toward purchase of an eligi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188249

Grants to USA State Educational Agencies for Educational Research

Deadline 07/30/20 LOI Date: 05/28/20

Grants to USA and Territories state educational agencies for educational research. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for research to provide interested individuals, as well as the general public, with reliable and valid information about education pra...

GrantWatch ID#: 189030

Grants to USA State and County Farm Bureaus to Expand K-12 Student Agricultural Literacy Pro...

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA state and county farm bureaus for K-12 classroom agricultural literacy projects and programs. Funding may be requested to start new or expand existing agricultural literacy programs. Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate a need for financial support. The intent is to build capaci...

GrantWatch ID#: 180971

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Development Projects to Enhance the Welfare of You...

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects aimed to enhance the welfare of infants and children up to age seven. Funding is intended to support research projects in early childhood play and education, early childhood welfare, and parenting education.

GrantWatch ID#: 181620

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy and Poetry Programs

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. One award will be given to a teacher who fosters a love of poetry in students and one award will be given to a teacher who inspires students to read all genres of writing.

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

In-Kind Donations of Computers to USA Nonprofits to Address the Needs of Underserved Populati...

Deadline 05/31/20

In-kind donations to USA nonprofit organizations to expand their capacity to address the needs of underserved populations. The program provides computer donations in order to help organizations provide services such as education, job training, technology training, and health care. Eligible organizations deliver necessary a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178435

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Education, Human Services, and Health Programs

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs focused on education, human services, and health care. Funding is intended to support initiatives that benefit underserved populations. Special consideration is given to organizations that serve the people of Southbridge and its surrounding co...

GrantWatch ID#: 146732

Grants to USA and Canada PreK-9 Teachers for New Classroom Pets or Current Pet Maintenance

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $125 and in-kind grants of pet store discounts to USA and Canada PreK-9 public and private school teachers to purchase classroom pets, or to help cover the costs of current pet maintenance. Funding is intended to provide children with the experience of bonding with and caring for their pets responsibly. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160107

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

Deadline 06/01/20

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 Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions to Host Scholars f...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $3,500 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions to host scholars that will conduct research on their historical collections. Research must culminate in a paper and presentation that is available to the public.

GrantWatch ID#: 176000

Grants to Massachusetts Public School Staff, Nonprofits, and Agencies for Educational Progra...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts school employees, nonprofits, town departments and agencies for high-quality educational or cultural learning projects. Applicants requesting over $10,000 must submit a concept paper. The Foundation will consider applications for educational or cultural learning projects that will benefit the Westwo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178973

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in New England States for Education, Health, and Human ...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofits, agencies, and religious organizations for educational programs in New England. Funding may also be requested for health, human services, and education programs in Attleboro, Massachusetts. The Balfour Foundation supports: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179811

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Benefit Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit the community in eligible regions. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of education, historic preservation, arts, music, and culture, and charitable causes. Requests will be considered from organizations that are based in o...

GrantWatch ID#: 180056

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Parent Teacher Organizations to Support K-12 Public Education a...

Deadline 06/05/20

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and parent-teacher organizations to support K-12 public education and to mitigate the adverse effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis on school-age children. In addition to a cash grant, award recipients will be given vouchers to host an ice cream party and will also ha...

GrantWatch ID#: 180410

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

Deadline 06/05/20

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA educators, administrators, and school staff members to recognize outstanding positive impact on the lives of students. Nominations are accepted for K-12 educators and employees in public, charter, and private schools. The purpose of the program is to honor teachers and staff that significantl...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015

Grants to USA Nonprofit Entities for School-Based Mental Health Services in Disaster-Affecte...

Deadline 06/08/20

Grants to USA private and public nonprofit entities for school-based mental health services in regions affected by natural disasters. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible regions are those that have been affected by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 188259

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, IHEs, and School Districts for Research...

Deadline 06/08/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, IHEs, school districts, and research facilities for research projects related to education. Funding is intended to support projects that focus on the changes in education during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

GrantWatch ID#: 189379
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Grants to USA Teachers and Educators to Enhance K-12 Meteorology Education

Deadline 06/09/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA teachers, groups, individuals, and program directors to enhance K-12 science and meterology learning. Funding is intended to enable K-12 teachers and educators to attend workshops, purchase equipment, and expand programs to improve education for their students, schools, and communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 169429
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In-Kind Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Schools and IHEs to Implement Safety Te...

Deadline 06/12/20

In-kind grants valued at $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 schools and institutions of higher education to implement safety technology for students. Grants are intended to provide software licenses, implementation services, hosting, professional services, and support. The purpose of the funding is to ensure th...

GrantWatch ID#: 183139
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Psychology Graduate Student to Research the Effects...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International graduate psychology student for research and demonstration projects that foster understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholastic achievement, primarily for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Applications are invited for projects demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 132694
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Events that Engage Youth in Volunteering

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants of up to $9,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, and CBOs to enlist young people, especially those from underserved areas, to volunteer and strengthen their communities. Funding is intended for capacity-building training and to support ongoing partnerships to engage youth in service activities.

GrantWatch ID#: 173714
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States for Health, Education, Environment, ...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofits and government agencies in multiple states for a range of programs that benefit local communities where the funding source operates. Funding is intended to support the priority areas of health, conservation and the environment, empowering families and individuals for success, and early childhood ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 174648

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits and Schools for Programs that Benefit Local Commu...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations and public educational institutions in eligible regions to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended to support programs and services in the areas of arts and culture, environment, education, and civic engagement.

GrantWatch ID#: 178218

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Group for Contributions to History Education in Gra...

Deadline 06/15/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International group to recognize outstanding contributions to K-12 history education. Nominations are invited on behalf of a group that has shown innovation and excellence in the field of history education. In the past, grants have been awarded to elementary, middle, and high schools across the U...

GrantWatch ID#: 180737
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Design and Construct a Community Playgrou...

Deadline 07/24/20 LOI Date: 06/19/20

Grants to USA schools, municipalities, and child-centered nonprofit organizations to design and construct a community playground. Funding is intended for organizations with unsafe playground equipment or without a playground. Priority will be given to organizations that benefit underserved communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 181051
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Awards to USA School and Community Based Educators for Outstanding Family Engagement Projects

Deadline 06/26/20

An award of $5,000 and an award of $20,000 to USA school and community-based family educators in recognition of outstanding efforts to engage families in the educational process. Funding is intended to support the implementation of the recipients' innovative ideas and to expand their programming.

GrantWatch ID#: 149872
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Graduate Student for a Project to Reduce Childhood M...

Deadline 06/28/20

Grant to a USA, Canada or International graduate student for a direct intervention project that aims to reduce the mortality rate of children under the age of five. Project proposals may include, but are not limited to, intervention solutions in healthcare services, technology, education, infrastructure, and agriculture.

GrantWatch ID#: 171403
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Grants to USA Organizations to Assist Children Who Are Deaf and Hearing Impaired

Deadline 08/31/20 LOI Date: 06/30/20

Grants to USA organizations for programs that assist children who are deaf and hearing impaired. Assistance is also provided to the children's families. A Letter of Inquiry is required prior to submission of the full proposal. Funding is intended to increase family access to resources and services and to support programs f...

GrantWatch ID#: 177670

Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Purchase Instruments for Children's Music Progra...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to equip music programs with musical instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. The purpose of this program is to give children nationwide the opportunity to play high-quality stringed instruments.

GrantWatch ID#: 178727
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Grants to Texas Nonprofit Organizations to Address Community Needs

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for programs that address specific community needs. Funding is intended to promote causes that empower, educate, aid, and enrich the local community. Priority is given to programs that involve collaboration with other organizations. Projects must benefit residents in Bexar County.

GrantWatch ID#: 183604

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits, and California Nonprofits and Schools for C...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA Tribal governments and Tribal nonprofits, and grants to California nonprofits, IHEs, schools, and school districts in eligible regions to address community needs. Program areas include health, education, basic needs, community development, and culture. San Manuel’s charitable giving program supports organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations for Native American Language Immer...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants to USA, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands IHEs, tribal and native agencies, associations, and community and faith-based organizations for Native American language immersion programs and schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 167770
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Research Projects to Improve Educat...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers who are affiliated with nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, school districts, or research facilities, for educational research projects. Funding is intended to support field-initiated academic research studies spanning a range of disciplines...

GrantWatch ID#: 172494

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for a Range of Programs that Benefit Local Resid...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for activities and programs within the focus areas of community development, human services, veteran and military support, education, cultural affai...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to support activities that have a community impact in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support the focus areas of economic development, education, arts and culture, health and wellness, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178822

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs that Benefit Local Reside...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs that benefit underserved populations. Funding is intended for projects and activities within the focus areas of education, human services, and health care. Funding is available for both general operating support and program support; capital re...

GrantWatch ID#: 181572
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Enhance the Lives of Chi...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits in eligible states for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs that benefit women and children. Support is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Churches for Youth Arts Education and Community Arts ...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants averaging $350 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, schools, and churches for community arts programs and services. Funding is intended to support youth arts education, arts services, community arts programs, and leadership training in order to enhance the capacity and strength of arts organizations over ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185467
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA Native American and Pacific Islander nonprofit organizations, agencies, and IHEs for social and economic development and capacity building opportunities for tribal governments. Funding is intended to support community-driven projects that preserve Native cultures, increase self-sufficiency, and promote commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 149370

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Collaborative K-12 Education Programs

Deadline 08/31/20 LOI Date: 07/15/20

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to meet needs at the pre-college education level. The Foundation supports pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 150593

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to Benefit Residents of the City of Lowell

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants generally ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 to Lowell, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to address a wide range of community needs. Activities may include social services, community development activities, cultural programs, community health needs, education, and urban environmental projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 151311