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222 Massachusetts Grants for Youth

222 Youth/Out-of-School Youth Grants for Massachusetts.

Grants for youth programs, out of school youth, disadvantaged youth, grants for youth sports, at-risk youth, youth leadership and youth shelters.

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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

Grants and a Cooperative Agreement to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Reduce Traffi...

Deadline 05/26/20

Grants and a cooperative agreement to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education for programs to reduce human trafficking among girls. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. This solicitation provides funding for organizations to support...

GrantWatch ID#: 189730

Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits and IHEs for Online Educational Exchange ...

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for virtual educational exchange programs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended for online programs that engage young people and educators affected by the pandemic. Eligible applicants are located in...

GrantWatch ID#: 189294

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Prevent Youth from Engaging in ...

Deadline 05/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for projects to prevent risky behavior in youth. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support projects to implement education in sexual risk avoidance that teach participants...

GrantWatch ID#: 172766

Grant to a USA University for Projects to Research Law Enforcement Practices

Deadline 05/26/20

Grant to a USA university for projects to research law enforcement practices. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for research projects to establish the degree to which law enforcement practices for preventing and responding to the sex trafficking of mi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188727

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 Massachusetts and New York Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Support During the ...

Deadline 05/27/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Massachusetts and New York nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended to provide short-term assistance for organizations and services rendered on behalf of young people up to age 26 affected by intellectual and learning d...

GrantWatch ID#: 189705

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research on Issues Impacting L...

Deadline 06/29/20 LOI Date: 05/29/20

Grants of up to $25,000 per year to USA nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and IHEs to support behavioral science dissertation research by advanced graduate students that addresses issues affecting low-income and vulnerable families. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in a...

GrantWatch ID#: 183420

Grants to USA Local, Tribal, and State Agencies to Provide Services to Youth Victims of Traf...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA and Territories local, tribal, and state government agencies to assist child and youth victims of trafficking. Applicants are advised to complete all required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to support services that provide for the security, safety, and healing of minor victims of sex tra...

GrantWatch ID#: 185278

Grants to USA Indigenous Artists and Small Businesses for Assistance During the COVID-19 Pand...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA Indigenous artists and small businesses for support during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists, entrepreneurs, and small businesses that face economic hardship and stresses related to their daily business operations, solvency, and future growth due t...

GrantWatch ID#: 189253

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Combat and Prevent Child Molestation

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to combat, treat, and prevent child molestation. Funding is intended to support activities that address urgent needs in populations most affected by crisis, including the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A wide range of eligible projects include intervention, prevention...

GrantWatch ID#: 189850

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 Westwood Area, Massachusetts Nonprofits and Schools for Educational Programs on Tee...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to Westwood area, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, schools, individuals, and community organizations for inspirational educational programs that address the mental health struggles of teens. Funding is intended for programs that benefit teens and their families, as well as school and community service staff. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162217

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

Grants to USA High School Chemistry Teachers to Enhance Chemistry Learning

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA and territories high school chemistry teachers for projects that promote student development and enhance classroom education. Funding is typically intended for instructional materials, student-led science outreach activities, student-conducted field studies, professional development, and labor...

GrantWatch ID#: 142186

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 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

Grants to USA Teachers to Enhance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Learning

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA sixth through twelfth-grade teachers at public and nonprofit private schools to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math learning. Funding is intended to increase student success-rates by introducing creative project-based learning ideas that will make STEM learning fun.

GrantWatch ID#: 169675

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations, Groups, and Individuals to Support F...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations, groups, and individuals for cultural activities that benefit women. Funding is intended to promote musical education, competition, and performance for female singers around the world, particularly in a cappella music and barbershop harmony.

GrantWatch ID#: 176061

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 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

Grant to a USA Educational Institution or Sports Program to Address a Sports-Related Need

Deadline 06/01/20

Grant of $10,000 to a USA educational institution or qualifying sports organization, including club teams, high school teams/athletic programs, college teams/athletic programs, community athletic centers/fields, and/or nonprofit athletic programs to address sports-related needs. Funding is intended to support growth or oth...

GrantWatch ID#: 181706

Grants to USA Agencies to Provide Services to Crime Victims

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA state and territory government agencies to support programs that assist victims of crimes. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. A portion of grant funds must be allocated by recipients to serve priority victim categories (domestic violence, child abuse, and se...

GrantWatch ID#: 181796

Opportunity to USA and Canada Students to Participate in a Social-Impact Challenge

Deadline 06/02/20

Opportunity to USA and Canada individual students or groups of students to participate in a social-impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Program participants will create projects that show that art has the ability to build strong, connected, and empathetic communities. The competition is open to students, ages 13-...

GrantWatch ID#: 186087

Grants to USA State Educational Agencies to Address the Effects of the Coronavirus Crisis on...

Deadline 06/29/20 Conference Date: 06/03/20

Grants to USA State educational agencies to address the educational needs of students in regions most affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of funding is to support activities that help prevent, prepare for, and re...

GrantWatch ID#: 189491

Grants to USA Educators to Lead High School Student Teams in a STEM Invention Challenge

Deadline 09/08/20 LOI Date: 06/04/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories STEM educators affiliated with high schools and nonprofit educational organizations to lead high school student teams in a hands-on STEM challenge. Applicants must submit an initial application prior to submitting a final application.

GrantWatch ID#: 178991
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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

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
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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

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, Tribes, and Nonprofits to Benefit Students a...

Deadline 06/09/20

Grants to USA states, local governments, IHEs, school districts, Tribes, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations for activities to benefit students and school personnel. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting...

GrantWatch ID#: 187807

Grants to Massachusetts School Districts and Charter Schools for High School Workforce-Prepar...

Deadline 06/25/20 Conference Date: 06/10/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Massachusetts school districts and charter schools for workforce-preparation and educational programs for high schools students. Funding is intended to offer students intensive academic experiences and career development education. The goal of grant is to plan for programs that provide students w...

GrantWatch ID#: 189753

Grants to USA and Russia Organizations and IHEs to Address Mutual Social Concerns

Deadline 06/14/20

Grants of up to $43,000 to USA and Russia organizations and IHEs to address mutual social concerns. Projects must include organizations from both counties. Previously funded projects include the development of a system to encourage smoking cessation, applications to benefit deaf children, and programs to increase social in...

GrantWatch ID#: 187614
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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
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Fitness and Running Programs to Improve Children's Health

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to improve children's health. Funding is intended for programs that increase the well-being of children and youth through physical activities. The goal of the program is to encourage and inspire youth to improve their lives by leading a more active lifesty...

GrantWatch ID#: 172484
NEW

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 New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine Nonprofits for Youth at Risk, the Arts, an...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine nonprofits in eligible locations for programs and projects in a variety of focus areas. The Funding Source prefers program support over support for general operations. Funding is intended to support the following causes that the Foundation supports: the arts...

GrantWatch ID#: 178111

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
NEW

Grants to USA or St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth to Pursue and Implement Innovative Pro...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA or St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth, ages 16 to 26, to pursue innovative ideas and projects. Special consideration will be given to applications in the areas of music and performing arts, entrepreneurship, and computer science. Funding is intended to provide financial support t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183650

Scholarship to a USA Student with Cerebral Palsy to Help Complete Education and Pursue Goals

Deadline 06/15/20

Scholarship of $1,000 to a USA high school senior or undergraduate college student with cerebral palsy to assist in completing their education and pursuing future goals. Cerebral palsy is the most prevalent source of physical disability in children and funding is intended to help students succeed.

GrantWatch ID#: 188257
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs that Empower Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 06/16/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for projects and programs that benefit disadvantaged youth residing in inner-city areas of the state. Funding is intended to increase the range, depth, and number of positive learning opportunities available to materially disadvantaged young people living in the cities an...

GrantWatch ID#: 179704

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs and Projects to Benefit Women

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs and projects to benefit women and girls. The purpose of the funding is to provide leadership development in women and girls, to beautify the environment, and to assist women who are in transition. Eligible organizations are in...

GrantWatch ID#: 154973
NEW

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

Competition for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and For-Profit Entrepreneurs for In...

Deadline 06/22/20

Competition for USA, Canada, and International entrepreneurs representing any business model, including both nonprofit and for-profits organizations, for creative initiatives to end poverty on a large scale. All winners will be awarded up to $20,000. Funding is intended to launch a pilot of the proposed program in any regi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160904
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and States to Support Victims of Trafficking

Deadline 06/24/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, tribes, states, and victim service NGOs for programs to provide support and services to victims of trafficking of all types. Funding is intended to increase and sustain program capacity to assist both victims and their families. Collaborations between multiple organizations are encourage...

GrantWatch ID#: 189841
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 06/26/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for community services and civic projects that address the needs of local residents. Funding is intended to enhance the cultural atmosphere and improve the quality of life for residents in the city of Brookfield,

GrantWatch ID#: 169965
NEW

Grant to a USA Nonprofit or IHE for Training Programs and Collaborative Activities to Benefi...

Deadline 06/26/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit organization or institution of higher education for training programs and collaborative activities to benefit at-risk youth. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support resource management and development, coordination, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 189854
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofit Agencies and Networks for Street Intervention Programs for Homeless ...

Deadline 06/29/20

Grants to USA private and public nonprofit agencies, including IHEs, faith-based organizations, and agency networks for street-based outreach programs and services for homeless and runaway youth. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to p...

GrantWatch ID#: 181551
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Cooperative Agreements to USA Child Support Agencies to Educate Teens About the Responsibili...

Deadline 06/29/20

Cooperative agreements to USA, Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico state and tribal child support agencies for programs to educate teens and young adults about the responsibilities of parenting. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 189831
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen the USA-Israel Relationship, Instill Jewish Pride, an...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofits organizations to strengthen the relationship between the USA and Israel, to instill pride in the Jewish people, and to combat discrimination, hatred, and bigotry across the USA. Applicants must contact program staff before submitting an online application.

GrantWatch ID#: 171991