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Massachusetts Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants:  173 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 Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 05/01/20

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 05/01/20

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

Grants to USA Agencies, Businesses, IHEs, and Nonprofits for Research Related to Early Child...

Deadline 03/30/20

Grants to USA and territories agencies, businesses, IHEs, and nonprofit organizations to conduct research related to early childhood education and care. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Researchers associated with applicant organizations will conduct secondary analys...

GrantWatch ID#: 156023

Grants to Massachusetts Volunteer Groups in Eligible Regions for Projects that Benefit Local...

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $2,500 and in-kind support to Massachusetts volunteer groups and organizations in eligible regions for small-scale community projects that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support projects within the focus areas of health, education, financial stability, or basic needs. Eligible groups are ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 179137

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Prevent and Address Assault and Violence Against Yo...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent and address assault and violence against youth and children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 188213

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Grants to USA Educators to Implement Social Projects in Classrooms, Schools, and School Dist...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $7,000 and grants of $25,000 to USA and territories educators to implement social projects in classrooms, schools and school districts. Funding is intended to foster social-emotional growth for students in grades Pre-K through 12. Grant funds may be used to support or expand an existing project or to start a new ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181374
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions for Habitat Restorat...

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, state, and municipal governments, Indian tribes, and educational institutions for habitat restoration programs in eligible New England states. Funding is intended to restore and sustain areas that provide healthy habitats for diverse bird populations, as well as freshwater and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181379

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

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

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

Deadline 03/31/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178727

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to Address Community Needs

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to address community needs. Grant funds may be used to support programs, general operations, or capital improvements. Project areas include human services, education, and health care. Preference will be given to applicants that operate North of Boston, east of Route 93 to the...

GrantWatch ID#: 179448

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Agriculture, Housing, Edu...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs in the areas of historical research, health, food, agriculture, housing and shelter, and education. Requests may be for program or general operating support, or for specific program-enabling capital improvements. On very rare ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179453

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for General Support and Capital Projects in Jewish Commu...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for high-quality programming, general support, or capital projects within Jewish communities. Funding in the USA is primarily intended for Miami, Florida organizations. Eligible requests may be for the following types of programs: - Jewish Education (formal and informal) ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180526

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Meet the Needs of Underserved Resi...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to meet the basic human needs of underserved residents. Grants are intended for general operating support or program and project expenses. Funding is intended to support programs in the focus areas of education; food, agriculture and nutrition; health; hou...

GrantWatch ID#: 153454

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals to Improve the Quality of Life...

Deadline 05/01/20 LOI Date: 04/01/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Massachusetts nonprofits, public agencies, and individuals for projects, programs, and capital improvements that enhance the quality of life for residents of Williamstown. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Program areas include health and human services, cult...

GrantWatch ID#: 158846

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Health, Human Services, Arts, Cul...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs related to the environment, education, arts and culture, health, and human services. Programs that address women's issues or individuals living with AIDS are of particular interest, but areas in which the Advisory Board has special know...

GrantWatch ID#: 174466

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for community development, human services, veteran and military support, education, cultural affairs and diversity, and health. The funding source currently operate...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764

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

Deadline 04/01/20

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 USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 04/01/20

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 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 School Districts in Eligible Rural Counties for STEM Education Programs

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 04/02/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA public K-12 school districts in eligible regions to support new and existing STEM programs. Applicants must be nominated by local farmers to participate. Funding is intended for programs that increase interest or improve learning and instruction in science, technology, engineering and math. The pur...

GrantWatch ID#: 178842

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Benefit Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 04/01/20

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

Award to USA Audiologist or Speech Pathologist for Outstanding Work

Deadline 04/03/20

Award of $2,000 to USA individual for accomplishments in the fields of audiology and speech pathology. Funding will be awarded for outstanding service in PreK-12 schools. Applicants should demonstrate how their activities have had a positive and significant impact in their fields within a school setting.

GrantWatch ID#: 158466
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In-kind Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Support Gardening Initiatives

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to support gardening initiatives. Grantees will be awarded gift cards and supplies. Funding is intended to promote food security, healthy eating, sustainable food sources, neighborhood beautification, and community agricultural and environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#: 179664

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Individuals for Research That Benefits Children

Deadline 08/15/20 Conference Date: 04/06/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, public governmental institutions, and individuals for research projects that emphasize health and nutrition for infants and young children. Applicants must submit a brief summary of the project prior to the full proposal. Priority funding is intended for research...

GrantWatch ID#: 176904

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools to Support Foreign Language Education Programs

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to begin, expand, and maintain foreign language education programs. Applicants must contact the Funding Source prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used to cover salary and benefits of full-time and part-time instructors o...

GrantWatch ID#: 144103
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for K-12 STEM Activities and Educati...

Deadline 05/01/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, public school districts, and elementary and secondary schools in multiple states for programs to support K-12 STEM education. Funding is intended to provide curriculum, resources, innovative approaches to learning STEM, and activities that support the application of ST...

GrantWatch ID#: 181110

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Reduce Student ...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes to reduce violence in schools nationwide. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete, and that in addition, applications should be submitted at least 3 days prior t...

GrantWatch ID#: 188089
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Community and Economic Development

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community and economic development programs within a wide range of focus areas, which enhance the quality of life of individuals and families in eligible communities. Funding is intended to benefit underserved communities that are served by the funding source and in which...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185

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

Deadline 04/15/20

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 K-12 Teachers for Projects that Improve Classroom Instruction

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 per year to USA K-12 public and private school teachers and teams of teachers for projects that provide opportunities for teachers to improve classroom instruction. Eligible projects are those that integrate creative strategies that encourage critical inquiry and demonstrate observable effects on st...

GrantWatch ID#: 179604

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

Deadline 04/15/20

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
NEW

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Improve the Quality of Life of Loca...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects that strengthen the community and improve the quality of life for residents of every age. Funding is intended for capital expenditures, including the acquisition or renovation of equipment or property, or for operating expenses of specific pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 180085
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for PreK-12 Computer Science Educa...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote computer science and computational thinking educational opportunities for PreK-12 students. Funding is intended to support researcher-practitioner collaborations and research to build knowledge and promote efforts that aim to provide opportunit...

GrantWatch ID#: 183161
NEW

Prize to a USA K-12 School to Enhance STEM Education

Deadline 04/28/20

Prize of $10,000 to a USA K-12 Title 1 school to enhance the quality of science education. The prize money will be used by the winning school for improving a science lab, and/or for the purchase of supplies, technology, and equipment for STEM education. Teachers are invited to enter their school in the sweepstakes and vote...

GrantWatch ID#: 183403
NEW

Grants to Massachusetts and New York Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Counties to Serve Yo...

Deadline 04/29/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to Massachusetts and New York nonprofit organizations, school districts, and schools in eligible counties to meet the needs of children and youth from birth to age 26 who have mental illness, intellectual and learning disabilities, and substance use disorders. A preliminary grant request is due prio...

GrantWatch ID#: 165345
NEW

Grants to USA Local Governments and Agencies to Enhance Security in Schools

Deadline 04/29/20

Grants to USA state and local governments, Indian tribes, and agencies to enhance security in schools and on school premises. Funding is intended for a range of school safety measures, such as officer training, local law enforcement coordination, technology acquisition and installation, and other measures that may signific...

GrantWatch ID#: 183989
NEW

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

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Principals for Technology Supplies, Software, and Hardware

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA K-12 teachers and principals for classroom technology supplies, software, and hardware. Eligible purchases may include, but are not limited, to: tablets, computers, software, green screens, 3D printers, and hi-tech biology supplies. Proposals must address this quarter's theme of connecting through technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 181976
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In-Kind Donations of Tickets to Massachusetts Schools to Visit a Local Aquarium

Deadline 04/30/20

In-kind donations of entrance tickets to Massachusetts schools for kindergarten through 12th-grade students to visit a local aquarium. Funding is intended for schools with significant financial needs. The purpose of funding is to provide students with the opportunity to experience area cultural institutions or to see exhib...

GrantWatch ID#: 183554
NEW

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

Deadline 04/30/20

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
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeastern States for Programs to Improve the Local Q...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in which the funding source has a business presence. The Foundation's mission is to enhance the quality of life in communities it serves.

GrantWatch ID#: 164494

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to benefit the Foundation's employees where they live and work. Interested applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and projects that focus on strengthening communities, developing l...

GrantWatch ID#: 177319
NEW

Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 05/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardship.

GrantWatch ID#: 178027
NEW

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Education, Human Services, and Health for the Underse...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofits for quality education, human services, and health programs that benefit underserved populations. Organizations that serve underserved populations in the city of Lynn and the North Shore will be given special consideration. Funding may be requested for both general operating support and pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 179455
NEW

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of over $25,000 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. Pri...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321
NEW

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Schools for Children's Mental Health Initiatives

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants and in-kind support to USA schools to support mental health initiatives for children. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a proposal. Eligible applicants are schools for children in Pre-K through 12th grade and serve military families. Schools that serve students with 75% or more of studen...

GrantWatch ID#: 188253