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99 Literacy & Libraries Grants for New York

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Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and Artists for Arts Programs in Eligible Counties

Deadline 09/21/20 Conference Date: 07/14/20

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of $5,000 to New York nonprofits, agencies, artists, and artists collectives for arts projects in eligible counties. Applicants must attend a grant workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended for arts projects that benefit the residents of Nassau and Suffolk counties. The goals of this...

GrantWatch ID#: 175451

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International scholars with an advanced degree to conduct research. Fellowships are intended for researchers with an interest in social science and humanities projects. The Funding Source has a special interest in those projects that demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges. Interdi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 149370

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Improve Educational Opportunities for Children...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, community organizations, public education foundations, and after-school programs in multiple locations for education and literacy programming for students of all ages. Funding is intended to support programs that improve opportunities for students in school districts in which the Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 180299

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and Agencies for Senior Volunteer Programs

Deadline 09/01/20 Conference Date: 07/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers. Funding is intended for programs, involving volunteers ages 55 and older, within the focus areas of disaster services, education, healthy futures, v...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Libraries, and IHEs to Increase Participat...

Deadline 07/17/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to New York government agencies, nonprofit organizations, school districts, IHEs, and libraries in eligible locations to increase participation in the upcoming census. Funding is intended to support education and outreach activities for hard-to-count populations and/or those living in hard-to-reach...

GrantWatch ID#: 188183

Grants to USA Photojournalists for News Stories on Underreported Topics

Deadline 07/19/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA photojournalists for news stories that cover underreported topics. Funding is intended to assist with costs of reporting stories that address current systemic problems including, but not limited to, the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on disadvantaged communities, food insecurity, police brutalit...

GrantWatch ID#: 190722

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Workplace Safety Training Programs

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, IHEs, and tribal and Native entities to support workforce health and safety training initiatives. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 154627

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, IHEs, and Tribes to Develop Materials f...

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, IHEs, employer associations, and tribal and Native entities to develop materials for occupational safety education and training programs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 186007

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 07/22/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, careers, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Purchase Books for their Classroom

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants valued at $500 to USA and territories PreK-12 individual teachers to purchase books for their classroom. The goal of this program is to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries. These funds are provided to the individual teacher and not th...

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Children's and Youth Educational Programs

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs. Priority areas of funding include the environment, literacy, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and job training.

GrantWatch ID#: 170809

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

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, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497

Grant to a USA Author for Assistance in the Completion of a Partially-Written Novel

Deadline 08/01/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA author for assistance in the completion of a partially-written novel. Funding is intended for authors of children's or young adult fiction. Applicants must have previously published books. Judges will be looking for candidates whose work has not yet attracted a broad readership.

GrantWatch ID#: 190626

Grant to USA Authors to Honor Outstanding Works of Literary Nonfiction

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA authors to honor outstanding works of literary nonfiction. Funding is intended for unfinished projects describing a place, event, movement, or individual. Topics of previous winning submissions include life in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and the diminishing population of Bahamian descent in F...

GrantWatch ID#: 190627

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles advocated by the award.

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Award to a USA Author of Color to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author of color to recognize an outstanding literary work. Preference will be given to submissions in the categories of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, biography, memoir, and to general works of literary character. Eligible authors are those who self-identify as writers of color.

GrantWatch ID#: 190585
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Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in 2020 and must be the author's first published book.

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive P...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Essays

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding collection of individual essays. Essays may be centered around a single subject or address a variety of topics. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winn...

GrantWatch ID#: 190605

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Work of Science-Related Literature

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding work of science-related literature. Eligible works are those that successfully explain complex concepts to a general audience. Writing must be on the subject of the physical or biological sciences. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers.

GrantWatch ID#: 190606

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work in the Genre of Biography

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA author for an outstanding literary work in the genre of biography. Eligible works display exceptional artistic, narrative, and literary merit. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or...

GrantWatch ID#: 190608
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work of General Nonfiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding literary work of general nonfiction. Eligible writings are those that address contemporary issues. Submissions are accepted from literary agents and publishers. Awardees and finalists are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or finalist seal.

GrantWatch ID#: 190609

Award to a USA Translator to Recognize an Outstanding Translation of a Book of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator to recognize an outstanding translation of a book of poetry from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from Hungarian, Spanish, French, and Japanese. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190616

Award to a USA Translator for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Prose

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator for an outstanding translation of literary prose from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Japanese, and Norwegian. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190617

Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 08/17/20

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support digital publishing of books on humanities-related subjects. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive program is to make outstanding humanities books availa...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874
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Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Locations to Improve the Quality of Life for Local...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to improve the quality of life for local residents. Past funding has been used to support arts organizations, historical associations, libraries, health programs, food banks, and environmental programs. Grants are made to organizations that se...

GrantWatch ID#: 182951
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Teachers to Attend a Professional Development Works...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA, Canada, and International early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Grant funds may be used to cover the registration fee and provide assistance with travel and accommodations. Funding is intended to enable teachers to attend the ALAN workshop ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists for Native American Arts and Cultural Proj...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses for Native American arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is intended to support activities, education, and projects related to the culture of the Osage Nation. Grants may be used to support a wide range of projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173610
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged C...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for mobile lending libraries serving disadvantaged children. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade.

GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/10/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Applications are welcome from a broad range of fields, including but not limited to, youth leadership, justice, and pressing social and policy issues that engage ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely used curriculum, and generating excitement or demand for e...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 09/14/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Proposals written for ethnic media as well as those subm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Pursue Projects or Teach at a Univer...

Deadline 09/15/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International artists in various disciplines to pursue projects or teach at the university level. Funding is intended for applicants who show noteworthy potential in their artistic practice. Applications will be accepted from artists in the disciplines of writing, dance, music, theater, desi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174673

Grants to New York Nonprofits for Innovative Community Programs

Deadline 09/20/20

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for efficient and creative programs that serve the needs of local residents. Priority is given to proposals that will serve the largest number of people and have the most impact, as well as programs that promote promote citizen involvement and volunteer par...

GrantWatch ID#: 152620

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Study, Write, and Work in New Y...

Deadline 09/25/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to study, write, and work in a library in New York. This program is open to scholars, academics, translators, writers, and visual artists. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about scholarship and literature.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/20

In-kind grants of new children's books valued at up to $800 to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over 500 high-quality hardcover childre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Grants to New York Public Libraries for Capital Projects to Improve or Expand Facilities

Deadline 10/06/20

Grants to New York public libraries for capital projects to improve library facilities. Local libraries are advised to contact their system for more information about local deadlines. Funding is intended for broadband projects, or for the construction, rehabilitation, renovation, or acquisition of public libraries and publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173403

Grants to New York Nonprofits, School Districts, and Municipalities to Benefit Residents in ...

Deadline 10/09/20

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, school districts, and municipalities for programs that benefit residents in eligible regions. Applicants should contact program staff before submitting an application. Funding is intended for projects in arts and culture, education, civic affairs, health, the environment, and hum...

GrantWatch ID#: 174745

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction of Cla...

Deadline 10/15/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of Cla...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including the following:

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 10/21/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to prepare works for international presentation or publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA K-12 School Staff in Multiple States to Purchase Items to Enhance Literacy

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to California, Florida, Minnesota, Nevada, Washington, DC, New York, Tennessee, and Georgia K-12 educators, school staff, and school media specialists in eligible counties and cities to enhance literacy. Funding may be used to purchase books, software and hardware, CDs, DVDs, and other educational re...

GrantWatch ID#: 176997

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational, Scientific, Cultural, and Charitable Programs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Fellowships to USA Mid-Career Authors and Scholars to Complete Projects Related to Creative ...

Deadline 11/01/20

Fellowships of $35,000 to USA and territories early mid-career authors and scholars for independent projects in creative nonfiction and history. Fellowships are intended to provide time to complete independent works, and are frequently used to supplement sabbatical leave.

GrantWatch ID#: 162919
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Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts-Based...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $500 to Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools, and libraries in eligible locations 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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178737
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/02/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of lists include indexes, reading lists, webliographies and other guides to library resources that will be useful to users of all typ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/20

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is to support emerging authors in the launch of their care...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603