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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Literacy Councils for Outstanding Community Engagem...

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 12/15/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and International literacy councils for outstanding achievement in the areas of community engagement, teacher empowerment, and public awareness. An Intent to Participate is due December 15, 2017. The awards are intended to promote education and fight illiteracy in local communities. One award wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 157055

Award to a USA Scholastic Journalism Teacher, Advisor, or Group to Recognize Commitment to C...

Deadline 12/15/17

Award to a USA scholastic journalism teacher, student, media advisor, or scholastic journalism group with a demonstrated commitment to cultural awareness and encouraging a multicultural approach with their student media staff, media production, and/or community. The honoree must be in the forefront in promoting diversity ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159744

Awards to USA High Schools That Support The First Amendment Through Their Student Media

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards to USA high schools in recognition of their efforts to actively support and promote the First Amendment through their student media. This award focuses on the freedom of the press. The funding source encourages schools with student media policies categorizing those media as forums for student expression or open fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 159745

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for the Outstanding Care of Historic Collections and Sit...

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit museums, libraries, and other organizations to recognize outstanding commitment to the care of collections and historic sites or structures. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections care within a context of a broader mission, which may include research, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161163

Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards with an honorarium of $1,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Grants to New York City Businesses for Employee Training Programs

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to New York City businesses to provide employees with training programs. Interested businesses must submit a pre-application prior to submitting a full application. Businesses will identify the training needs for staff members. If selected, grantees will carry out training for a minimum of 10 emp...

GrantWatch ID#: 163216

Grants to USA Groups and Individuals for Professional Support to Science Writers and to Benef...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to USA groups and individuals for projects and programs designed to help science writers in their professional lives and to benefit the field of science writing. Proposals can serve non-members as well as members of the funding source. NASW encourages creative thinking, thus the guid...

GrantWatch ID#: 163224

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA, Canada, and Australia Educators in K-12 Public and Privat...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants in the form of cash awards of up to $60,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and Australia educators in K-12 public and private schools, including classroom teachers, special teachers (e.g., art teachers, music teachers), technology specialists, administrators, PTAs, and librarians/media specialists. Thirteen p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177784

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 12/15/17

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to New York Nonprofits and IHEs to Document the History and Culture of Underrepresent...

Deadline 01/16/18 LOI Date: 12/22/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, archives, historical societies, libraries, and IHEs for the documentation of historical and cultural resources related to traditionally underrepresented groups. Nonprofit applicants must prequalify in the online grants system in advance of the deadline. Applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 168960
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Financial Literacy Programs

Deadline 12/29/17

Grants to Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan and New York nonprofit organizations for financial literacy programs. Funding is intended for educational programs that help adults and children develop healthy financial habits.

GrantWatch ID#: 168199

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/18 LOI Date: 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Letters of Intent must be submitted by December 31, 2017. Funds may be requested for poetry translation projects, developing a poetr...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for projects that address historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Applicants must gain the sponsorship of a local or state funding source chapter prior to submitting an application. Possible projects in each of these categories may include the following: Historic Pres...

GrantWatch ID#: 147350

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953
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Grants to Central New York Nonprofits for Programs for Disadvantaged Youth and Adults

Deadline 04/01/18 LOI Date: 12/31/17

Grants generally ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Central New York nonprofit organizations for programs that respond to the needs of the local community, especially youth and adults who are economically or physically disadvantaged. Central New York is defined as Onondaga County and its surrounding counties, Oswego, Madiso...

GrantWatch ID#: 182488
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Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Nevada Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Disadvantage...

Deadline 04/01/18 LOI Date: 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to New York, New Jersey, and Nevada nonprofit organizations for programs that respond to the needs of the local community. The funding is especially intended for programs that improve the quality of life of youth and adults who are economically or physically disadvantaged. Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182573
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Grants to USA Libraries in Multiple States for Summer-Term Programs for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 01/01/18

Grants of $1,000 to USA public libraries and school libraries in multiple states to enhance summer education programs aimed at disadvantaged youth. Eligible programs work with teens who speak English as a second language, are academically at-risk, or come from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. The purpose of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 176605

Awards to USA School Libraries for Outstanding Literacy Programs that Motivate Students and ...

Deadline 01/01/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programs that empower staff and students to use ideas and information effectively. Eligible programs are those have a connection to the school curriculum. The purpose of the award is to recognize programs that meet the needs of the changing school and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 176903

Grants to USA Public Libraries to Expand Literacy and Adult Learner Services

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants of $10,000 to USA public libraries in multiple states to improve services for adult learners in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Programs may provide services to adults in need of workforce development and basic education, as well those seeking English language literacy. Applications are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182472
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Award to a USA Library or Library System for Outstanding Service Within the Labor Community

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA library to acknowledge outstanding efforts to engage the labor community and bring awareness to the contribution and history of the labor movement’s role in developing the United States. Qualifying efforts include outreach projects targeting local labor unions; significant expansion or establishment of spe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174852
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Grants to USA Librarians to Attend a Professional Development Conference

Deadline 01/05/18

Grants of $1,250 to USA librarians to subsidize costs associated with traveling to the funding source's annual conference. Preference will be given to individuals who demonstrate the greatest need for the purposes of networking, professional development, service to their community, and education. Funding will be used for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174853
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Refer...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve a constructive and imaginative program in a library; inspirational and creative teaching; authoring significant articles or books in the reference field; active...

GrantWatch ID#: 176026

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, Group, or Organization for Reviewing Bo...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, editor, group, organization, or review medium for extraordinary work in reviewing books or other media for libraries. Winners of this award will receive a citation. Nominees will be selected based on at least one, and preferably more than one, of the following criter...

GrantWatch ID#: 176027
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Contributions to Adult Se...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for extraordinary contributions to adult services at the library. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as demonstrated leadership, publications, the measurable effectiveness of programs, influence on others, and creative and innovative concepts....

GrantWatch ID#: 176050
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Award to a USA Paralibrarian for Contributions to the Library Profession

Deadline 01/09/18

Award of $1,500 to a USA paralibrarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the library profession. This award highlights the essential role of paralibrarians in promoting excellence in library service. Special emphasis is placed on the winner’s demonstrated efforts to further the role of paralibrarians in the libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177671
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Projects Serving Public Audiences

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for a range of humanities projects serving the general public. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by December 13 and December 27. These grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life for Individuals With Spin...

Deadline 04/27/18 LOI Date: 01/12/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families affected by spinal cord injury. LOIs are due January 12. Focus areas include employment, assistive technology, education, rehabilitation, arts, independent living, sports, and recreation. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 178077
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the support, advancement, and development of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors: -Contributions to library literature on topics related t...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Awards to USA Libraries to Acknowledge Contributions to Information Literacy Instruction

Deadline 01/15/18

Awards of $1,000 and $500 travel stipends to USA libraries to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The awards are available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be shown for low-cost creative and practical programs (rather than scholarshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions for Educa...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and public schools for arts and culture, environment, education, and civic engagement in regions where the Funding Source does business. In the USA, eligible communities can be found in Arizona, California, Idaho, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New York, Oregon, Texas,...

GrantWatch ID#: 178218
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Early Education, After School, Literacy, STEM,...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in eligible states and communities for early childhood education, after-school programs, mentoring, STEM, literacy, and job training programs. Funding is intended for educational programs that equip at-risk students from the pre-K to post-secondary level with the skills needed to succeed in today's...

GrantWatch ID#: 180299
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setting...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Grants to Amenia, New York Students, Teachers, Community Members, and Nonprofits for Educati...

Deadline 01/20/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to Amenia, New York students, teachers, administrators, community members, and community nonprofit organizations in the eligible school district for projects that enrich the educational experiences of teachers and students, and strengthen their abilities to achieve excellence both in scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 139337
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, and Libraries for Youth Literacy...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, school districts, and libraries to participate in a nationwide youth literacy program. Please note that the applicant must be a library or partner with a library. Communities may select books included on the program roster. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176614
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Fellowships to New York Individual Artists for Unrestricted Support in a Range of Disciplines

Deadline 01/24/18

Fellowships of $7,000 to New York individual artists at any stage in their career to recognize and support outstanding work in the following media: painting, video and film, folk and traditional arts, fiction, and interdisciplinary work. This fellowship provides an unrestricted grant to individual artists living and workin...

GrantWatch ID#: 177016
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Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purposes of these grants, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library syste...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Library Prog...

Deadline 02/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize distinction in library programming through cultural or thematic programs which address specific community needs, have a measurable effect, and involve active community planning and participation. A cultural/thematic program is one that features the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in t...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize someone who has exhibited extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with these situations with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish His...

Deadline 02/02/18

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183
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Grants to New York Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Early Childhood Education and Progr...

Deadline 02/12/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to New York nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities to benefit communities within the Adirondack region. The funding is specifically intended to be used for the Foundation's current priority focus areas, improving the quality of life for the elderly and early childhood educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165375
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 03/01/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by February 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants starting at $3,500 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that will raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. Areas of Focus: - The applicati...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline 02/15/18

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York metro area to make use of library collections in New York City. Applications are invited from scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate level research. Scholars needing to carry out on-site ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177669
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Grants to Allegany County, New York Nonprofits for Social, Educational, Civic, and Cultural ...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to New York nonprofits for social, educational, civic, and cultural projects that bring significant benefit to the residents of Allegany County. Priority will be given to special projects that are non-recurring rather than campaigns to fund general operations. Area service organizations l...

GrantWatch ID#: 180795
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welf...

Deadline 03/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, communication access, environment, health, and economic development. Technical i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177554

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/18

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 to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/18 LOI Date: 04/01/18

Grants to USA 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 by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

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

Deadline 04/01/18

In-kind grants worth up to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

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