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New York Literacy Grants:  67 Literacy & Libraries Grants for New York.

Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.

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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 Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States to Improve Health Resources

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware libraries and health information centers for public engagement and education projects. Funding is intended for programs that are designed to increase community access to health information resources. The purpose of the grant program is to support e...

GrantWatch ID#: 185495

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States to Disseminate Scientific Inform...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware libraries and health information organizations to improve the public's access to information related to health and science. Funding is intended support data sharing and open science, and to promote the career development of information professional...

GrantWatch ID#: 188138

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 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

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

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, 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 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 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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Improve the Preservation of Humanities Colle...

Deadline 05/15/20 Conference Date: 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to research and develop projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

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

Deadline 04/10/20

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

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

Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Benefit Youth in Chemung an...

Deadline 04/16/20

Grants ranging from $200 to $2,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and school districts to benefit youth in Chemung and Southeastern Steuben Counties. Funding is intended for programs, projects, and activities in the areas of arts and culture, human services, health, education and youth, environment, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 179911

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889

Grants to USA Libraries and Information Organizations in Eligible States for Staff Training

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania libraries and other organizations that provide health information for skills training and career development opportunities. Funding is intended to enhance health information delivery and access. Grants may be used for professional development and ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 167517
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Grants to USA and Canada Teachers, Librarians, Museums, Theaters, Organizations, and Societi...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA and Canada teachers, librarians, children's museums and theaters, eligible societies, organizations, and individuals involved with organizations for literary and educational projects. Funding is intended for curriculum development or to design educational experiences related to Sherlock Holmes l...

GrantWatch ID#: 181035
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 05/04/20

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
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Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/04/20

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 and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and IHEs for Student Literacy Programs

Deadline 05/21/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public libraries, K-12 public and private schools, and institutes of higher education in multiple states for programs that focus on student literacy. Funding is intended for organizations that provide literacy programs that target students who are: below grade level re...

GrantWatch ID#: 180349
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy and Poetry Programs

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. One award will be given to a teacher who fosters a love of poetry in students and one award will be given to a teacher who inspires students to read all genres of writing.

GrantWatch ID#: 174837
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Projects in the Fields of Education, Librari...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit IHEs, schools, libraries, and hospitals in eligible states for projects in the fields of secondary and higher education, library support, and healthcare. Funding may be used for capital projects and endowments. Applicants must be located in the states of Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Loui...

GrantWatch ID#: 180741
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/01/20

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Opportunity to USA and Canada Students to Participate in a Social-Impact Challenge

Deadline 06/02/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 186087

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Preserve the Nation's Historical Records

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to preserve and improve accessibility to the Nation's historical records. Funding is intended to support activities that include training and educational programs, informational publications, electron...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, and religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Preference will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or vi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481

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

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
NEW

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, and higher learning. A suitable sponsorship is one tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869
NEW

Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Nonprofits to Benefit New York City Metro Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut nonprofit organizations to benefit children in the New York City metropolitan area. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Consideration will be given to programs aimed at improving the emotional wellbeing and literacy of children, including programs wh...

GrantWatch ID#: 135415

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Adult Education and Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support new and existing education and literacy programs for adults. Funding is intended to teach literacy skills that will allow adult students to grow, communicate, and thrive. Funding requests must align with the Foundation’s mission: "Supporting adult and fami...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183

Grants to Dutchess County, New York Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Art, Cultur...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations and synagogues to preserve and support Jewish institutions and Jewish culture in Dutchess County. Funding is intended to support programming on Israeli history and culture, the Holocaust, genocide, Jewish heritage, culture, customs, and history. Requests will be accepted for progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 157524
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578
NEW

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Public Agencies for Scie...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities. The funding source makes grants in two primary areas: (1) to advance science education, and (2) to invest in strengthening communities w...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494

Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one either the International Reading Association or Readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167
NEW

Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. In addition to the regular grants program, a limited number of catastrophic...

GrantWatch ID#: 162395
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Education, Personal Development, and Hum...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs that strengthen the human spirit and promote personal integrity. The Foundation supports organizations concentrated on character development throug...

GrantWatch ID#: 163333
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Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts Organizations to Benefit Children and Youth

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts organizations to benefit children and youth (ages 5-18) in Metropolitan New York and the City of Boston. Program areas include education and youth development. For the purposes of this grant, Metropolitan New York includes New York City and the City of Newark, New Jersey. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163429

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638

In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also be presented to children to take home.

GrantWatch ID#: 164232

In-Kind Book Donations to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students. Through this program, schools are awarded children's books and related educational resources that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344

Grants to USA Organizations in Multiple States for Literary Events Such as Readings and Work...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA organizations including colleges, hospitals, correctional facilities, museums, places of worship and libraries in multiple states to support writers' fees for literary events, such as readings and workshops. Priority will be given to organizations that: - Serve a culturally diverse audien...

GrantWatch ID#: 164347

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Democracy, and Jewish Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for valuable contributions in the areas of democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, the environment, health and recreation, Jewish community programming, and reproductive health and rights. Interests, priorities, and geographic restrictions for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Community, Economic Development, Education, E...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofits, governmental units, schools, hospitals, faith-based institutions, and volunteer fire departments for community-benefit activities in states where the Funding Source operates. Eligible states include Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York,...

GrantWatch ID#: 164510