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Massachusetts Grants for Youth:  218 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 Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

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 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 Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies to Provide Youth with Summer Work Experience

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and public local and state government agencies to provide summer employment opportunities to youth in eligible communities. Funding may be used to provide for the youth's salary for their four to eight-week work position. The program serves youth in the communities of Beverly...

GrantWatch ID#: 180510

Grants to USA Agencies, Tribal Governments, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Programs t...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories agencies, local governments, tribal governments, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and IHEs for programs to address youth behavioral problems. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to develop intervention and supervisio...

GrantWatch ID#: 188215

Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes to Support Youth Crime Prevention

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to USA state agencies and tribal governments for youth crime prevention programs. Applicants are required to complete registration prior to applying. Funding is intended to support efforts to reduce risk factors that could lead to youth crime as well as to increase protective measures for vulnerable youth.

GrantWatch ID#: 188332

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

Grants to USA Agencies for Programs that Assist Youth with Mental Illness

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants to USA state, local, and Indian tribal governments to support collaborative programs that assist youth with mental illness and co-existent disorders, such as substance abuse. Funding is intended to create and operate multi-system programs that will improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) an...

GrantWatch ID#: 188461

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Prevent and Reduce Violence

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA state, territories, local, and Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs for programs that reduce and prevent violent crimes, and to support children and youth (up to age 18) who are experiencing violence. Funding may be used to develop and implement support services for children who are ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 188358

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Advance Youth Sports Programs

Deadline 03/30/20

Grants of up to $500 to USA nonprofit public organizations and government entities to advance youth sports programs. Funding is intended for equipment purchases and range improvements for organizations that provide archery programming for youth. The purpose of the grant program is to bridge the gap between first experience...

GrantWatch ID#: 153511

Grants to Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Neighborhood Improvement and to Assist At-Ris...

Deadline 03/30/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Boston, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for neighborhood improvement and programs involving at-risk youth, seniors or women. Neighborhood programs are intended to revitalize and improve neighborhoods to better the tourist, convention, or visitor experience. Preference shall be given to organ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168632

Grants to USA Agencies, Tribal Governments, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Support Resi...

Deadline 03/30/20

Grants to USA and territories state and local government agencies, Indian tribal governments, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and IHEs to support residential facilities for youth. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to enable juvenile justice re...

GrantWatch ID#: 172001

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for activities that align with one of the following key areas of focus: financial literacy; education, entrepreneurship and empowerment; and community enhancement. Eligible communities are th...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to USA Animal Care Organizations to Provide Food, Shelter, and Medical Care for Homel...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA animal shelters and welfare organizations to address the food, housing, and medical needs of homeless pets. Funding is also provided for training programs to help make animals more adoptable and for programs to educate people, especially children, about the responsibilities of owning a pet.

GrantWatch ID#: 177421

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Music Program ...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants averaging $2,500 and in-kind donations to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs that provide music programs in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children greater oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

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

Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educational Nonprofits for Programs to Enhance Lite...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit educational organizations for educational programming that will improve literacy skills among children and older students. Funding is intended to support organizations that wish to employ reading strategies of the Foundation, namely, the initial teaching alphabet (ITA). Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 144019

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 USA Children and Youth Under the Age of 18 for Community Service Projects

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA children and youth, ages 18 and under, to complete community service projects in their communities. Funding will be provided to support a wide variety of projects and events. Examples of eligible community service projects include: turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a sch...

GrantWatch ID#: 156531

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs in the Areas of Basic Needs, Capacity Buildi...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits in eligible areas to support low and moderate-income communities and vulnerable populations in a range of areas. Funding is intended for programs in education and basic needs, as well as organizational capacity building.

GrantWatch ID#: 161656

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Benefit Residents in Eligible C...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and schools to benefit residents in eligible communities. Funding is intended to support projects and activities in the areas of community betterment, youth opportunity and development, community preservation, and at-risk populations. Funded activi...

GrantWatch ID#: 162993

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 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 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 to Improve the Quality of Life in Eligible Areas

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit programs in eligible areas. Program areas include youth development, health and human services, community and economic development, and arts and culture. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life in Ipswich, Rowley, Topsfield, Middleton, Salem, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179712

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, First Nations, and Schools to Engage Native and...

Deadline 04/04/20

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and schools to benefit Aboriginal and Native American youth through physical activity and sports programming. The purpose of this program is to create positive experiences in sports and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth, 18 ye...

GrantWatch ID#: 177207

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE to Operate a Resource Center Addressing Crimina...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit organization, for-profit organization, or IHE to operate a resource center addressing criminal activity. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The selected applicant will provide technical assistance and training to communities on developing evidence...

GrantWatch ID#: 144043
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Grants to USA Educators to Lead High School Student Teams in a STEM Invention Challenge

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

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 before submitting a final application. Funding is intended for materials, research,...

GrantWatch ID#: 178991
NEW

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 Massachusetts Schools to Assist Students with Substance Abuse Disorders Complete H...

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to Massachusetts schools for students aged 14-21 with a substance use disorder to assist them to recover and complete a high school education. Programming is intended to offer students an extensive education while supporting individual recovery needs. These programs work with students on developing and following an ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188465
NEW

Grants to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Elig...

Deadline 07/14/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit residents in eligible locations. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include environment, arts, and arts education. The Founda...

GrantWatch ID#: 180098

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

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE to Improve Law Enforcement Response to Child Ab...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit, for-profit organization, or institution of higher education to improve nationwide capacity to respond to occurrences of missing and abducted children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The selected agency will provide technical assistance and tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178035

Grants to a USA Research Center, Faith-Based or Community Organization, or Tribe for Research...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to a USA public or private research center, faith-based or community organization, or tribe to develop a network that will facilitate and coordinate research and studies related to autism. Funding is intended to establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multi-center research platform for scientific collaboration ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188024

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

Grants to USA State Agencies to Provide Supportive Services to Victims of Assault

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories state agencies for programs, projects, and centers that provide supportive services to victims of assault. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority is given to programs that address the specific challenges of rural communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 139622

Grants to USA High School Chemistry Teachers to Enhance Chemistry Learning

Deadline 04/14/20

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
NEW

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
NEW

Awards to USA and Canada Youth for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Enviro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada youth, ages 8 to 18 years, to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities, the environment, and society. Awards are intended for recipients to continue their public service activity or can be applied to higher education costs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178282

Grants to a USA Early-Career Psychologists for Research on Children Affected by Serious Emoti...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 and one grant of up to $19,000 to a USA early-career psychologist to support research in the area of treatment and early intervention for children with serious emotional disturbance. This program is intended to empower psychologists in producing scientifically-based research and programs that will p...

GrantWatch ID#: 178476

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 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

Grant to a USA Investigator for Cancer Research

Deadline 04/15/20

Grant to a USA individual investigator to conduct cancer research. Funding is intended for research that has the potential to impact health outcomes, particularly in younger patients. The goal of the program is to support basic, translational, and epidemiological research related specifically to health disparities in color...

GrantWatch ID#: 187847
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Training Programs in Maintenance and Restoration of Collector V...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for hands-on educational programs that teach young people about vehicle and boat restoration. Priority will be given to programs that focus on high school and college-age students. Funding is intended to teach the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks...

GrantWatch ID#: 178548
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies, for Research Studies Related to H...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for research and evaluation efforts to improve the justice system’s response to human trafficking. Funding is intended to support research projects that have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 178657