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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 Tribes and Advocacy Centers to Serve Young Victims of Abuse and Their Families ...

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to USA tribes and children’s advocacy centers in eligible communities for programs that serve children who are the victims of abuse, as well as their families. Funding is intended to support the expansion of children's advocacy centers to better address the needs of child victims and their families in tribal commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 188156

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research Programs to Combat Abuse

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to research and identify methods to prevent abuse and provide assistance to victims. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support research programs that align with th...

GrantWatch ID#: 185244

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 USA State Agencies and Service Providers to Expand and Develop Services to Individu...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA and territories state government agencies and community-based private and public service providers to develop and expand services to individuals with dementia. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. All successful applicants are required to dedicate 50% of the total program budget to the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 183745

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 Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribal Organizations and Governments to Prevent Assa...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent assault and violence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of this program is to support projects that create educational progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188214

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Address Community Health Concerns a...

Deadline 08/03/20 LOI Date: 04/30/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and agencies in eligible regions to increase organizational capacity and address local health issues. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support projects that serve the most vulnerable residents of the 60 cities and to...

GrantWatch ID#: 180447

Grants to Local USA Conservation Organizations to Preserve Fisheries

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA chapters and councils of the funding source organization for projects that address the needs of native and wild salmon, steelhead, and trout. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support wildlife restoration and conservation of cold...

GrantWatch ID#: 145964

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 Massachusetts Residents in Eligible Regions for Community Beautification Efforts

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants to Massachusetts residents and groups in eligible regions to support community beautification efforts. Grant funds may be used for promotional materials, food, or materials. Eligible projects include planting projects, improving community centers or parks, and installing public art. Projects must be completed within...

GrantWatch ID#: 164063

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Archaeological Exp...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that h...

GrantWatch ID#: 187197

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 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 Massachusetts Nonprofits to Benefit Communities in Eligible Regions

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended to support projects that enhance the quality of life for local residents and promote the unique character of the local community. Priority is given to nonprofits serving Woods Hole and Falmouth area communit...

GrantWatch ID#: 168639

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 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

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 Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit Children in Eligible Cities

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to benefit children aged 18 or younger. Eligible regions include Seattle, Washington; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Dallas, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Atlanta, Georgia; Orlando and Miami, Florida; Cincinnati, Ohio; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota; Sa...

GrantWatch ID#: 186982

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, 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 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 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 and Rhode Island Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, and...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Massachusetts and Rhode Island nonprofit organizations to promote social and economic wellbeing in eligible communities. First-time applicants must submit an initial inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Program areas include education, financial literacy, housing, and economic developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 177149

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Improve Access to Therapeutic Massage...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to provide therapeutic bodywork and massage to marginalized groups. Funding is also intended to provide massage services in places where it is not yet available. By providing massage services and therapy, grant recipients will help...

GrantWatch ID#: 178262

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 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 Researchers for Studies Focused on Issues Related to Human Services

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada staff members at institutions of higher education and postdoctoral individuals associated with nonprofit organizations for research about a range of social, behavioral, public health, and psychological issues. Funding is intended to support research that focuses on the United State...

GrantWatch ID#: 179737

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 a USA Nonprofit Collaboration for a Significant Contribution to Society

Deadline 04/01/20

Award to a USA nonprofit organization for collaborating on a project that has made a significant impact in promoting each organization's cause and society as a whole. Funding is intended to recognize contributions that have been made to society by partnerships facilitated by nonprofit organizations with public, private, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180126

Awards to USA Financial Advisors to Recognize Positive Charitable Impacts on their Communit...

Deadline 04/03/20

Awards of $10,000, $40,000 and $50,000 to recognize USA financial advisors who are making positive charitable impacts on their communities. Nominations are invited on behalf of financial advisors who have shown significant dedication, contribution, leadership, inspiration, and impact on a nonprofit and the community that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180222

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Financial Assistance to Women in Need of Cosmetic Surgery

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to help cover the costs of eligible cosmetic surgery for women in financial need. Funding is intended to directly support medical expenses, including supplemental insurance, and expenses not covered by the patient's insurance, for women undergoing breast reconstructio...

GrantWatch ID#: 153638
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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 Massachusetts Nonprofits for Programs and Events to Increase the Vibrancy and Heal...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs and events that increase the vibrancy and health of the Jewish community. Funding is intended for specific projects that enhance the community and for capacity building initiatives to allow effective delivery of an organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 171307

Grants to USA State Administrative Agencies for Catastrophe Preparedness and Prevention

Deadline 04/15/20 LOI Date: 04/08/20

Grants to USA and territories state administrative agencies to enable local, state, territorial, and tribal governments to increase security and prepare for catastrophes. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of the program is to support the building, sustainment...

GrantWatch ID#: 155470

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative community impact projects that focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. Focus areas include empowering women outdoor professionals, developing the relationship between underserved populations and the outdoors, engaging communities in environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180610

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underrepresented Commu...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofits, agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underrepresented communities. Applicants must complete registrations and submit applications prior to the deadline. Funding is intended for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of the arts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794
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

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Organizations, Local Governments, and Associations to Re...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA local governments, downtown associations, parks and recreation areas, business improvement districts, and other organizations to reduce waste and debris from cigarette usage. In 2020, the Funding Source will focus on three primary types of intervention. Applicants will have the opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 185463

Grants to USA Farmers Affiliated with Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and For-Profits for Sustai...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA individuals affiliated with nonprofit organizations, IHEs, agencies, and agriculture-based for-profit businesses in eligible states to work with farmers on sustainable agriculture projects. Funding is intended to support the development and implementation of innovative solutions to sustainabi...

GrantWatch ID#: 175200

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, IHEs, and Businesses for Safety Training Programs

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories government agencies, Indian tribes, IHEs, community groups, and for-profit, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations for programs to improve the safety of the general public and law enforcement officers. Funding is intended to support training that prepares officers and other first responders ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188072

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