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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. State applicants must contact state commissions prior to applying, and applicants from South Dakota must contact the Funding Source. Grants are intended to engage...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to New York IHEs and Educational Service Providers to Assist K-12 Schools with ESL St...

Deadline 01/16/20

Grants to New York Cooperative Educational Service Providers and IHEs to assist schools and school districts in improving the instruction provided for students learning English as a second language. Funding is intended to support professional development and technical assistance to districts and schools in order to improve...

GrantWatch ID#: 151770

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Perform...

Deadline 12/16/19

Awards of $5,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works across a broad range of creative disciplines. Funding is intended to support emerging artists who create exceptional works in the media, literary, visual, and performing arts disciplines. Work samples must be from work created in the last...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

Award to a USA or Canada Public Library, Trustee, or Staff Member for Outstanding Commitment...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,500 to a USA or Canada public library, library trustee, or staff member for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. The award may recognize diverse library collections, public programs that on controversial issues, access to library materials and service f...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Enh...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian, employed by a nonprofit consortium or IHE, to recognize achievements in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements and risk-taking that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library automation, library management...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

In-Kind Award of Audio Music and Video Products to a USA or Canada Public Library

Deadline 12/06/19

In-kind award valued at up to $2,500 to a USA or Canada public library to purchase audio music or video products that will contribute to the library's collection and increase public exposure to these formats. Applicants should demonstrate how their project will benefit greatly from new audio music or video products supplie...

GrantWatch ID#: 164636

Grant to a USA Public Library to Support Romance Fiction Collections and Programs

Deadline 12/06/19

Grants of $4,500 to a USA public library to expand or build up its romance fiction collection, as well as to fund romance fiction programs. Funding is intended to purchase romance fiction or for program expenses such as author honorariums, travel expenses, or others. Priority will be given to libraries with a financial nee...

GrantWatch ID#: 164637

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for significant national or international achievements in research or academic librarianship or library development. This award honors and recognizes achievement in such areas as:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library St...

Deadline 12/06/19

Awards of $3,000 to USA and Canada community college, college, and university libraries to recognize the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize library staff and librarians for coming together as a team to support their institution's mission.

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Award to a USA Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Instruction in a College or Research ...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA librarian to recognize the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a research or college library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque.

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, and International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or international public library to recognize an outstanding program, service, or activity that serves the public in an innovative, cutting-edge way. The winning program will have had a measurable impact on the library's patrons and can be replicated in other libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 176535

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian, or Library Worker for Technology...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker who has implemented technology and innovation that has improved services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions, using both old and new technologies.

GrantWatch ID#: 176575

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/05/20 Conference Date: 12/12/19

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended for well-researched, humanities-based books that explor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Exceptional Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline 12/15/19

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to recognize exceptional commitment to the care of historic sites, structures, and collections. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections preservation through research, interpretation, education, scholarship, and public outreach.

GrantWatch ID#: 161163
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Opportunity for a USA Public or Private Nonprofit to Provide Overseas Critical Language Progr...

Deadline 12/18/19

Opportunity for a USA public or private educational nonprofit organization to provide critical foreign language programs for youth aged 15 to 18. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the organization and implementation of overseas summer and academic...

GrantWatch ID#: 187296

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish Hi...

Deadline 12/20/19

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history and Jewish studies 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 Jewi...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to New York Libraries, Nonprofits, and Community Organizations for Literacy Programs

Deadline 01/10/20 LOI Date: 12/20/19

Grants to New York libraries and nonprofit and community organizations for literacy programs. Nonprofit applicants must prequalify before the deadline. Funding is intended to assist adults working towards a high school equivalency diploma in obtaining the knowledge and literacy skills necessary for self-sufficiency and emp...

GrantWatch ID#: 187361
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Grants to New York Nonprofits, Libraries, and Historical Societies to Document the History o...

Deadline 01/14/20 LOI Date: 12/21/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, professional associations, archives, historical societies, libraries, colleges, and universities to document the State's historical and cultural resources that are related to traditionally underrepresented groups. Applicants are advised that the prequalification ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168960

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Short Humanities-Themed Documentary Films

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, state, and tribal government agencies, and IHEs to produce and distribute short humanities-themed documentary films and film series. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Projects that provide free access to the public, as well a...

GrantWatch ID#: 186318
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/20

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or international librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the development, support, and advancement of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered for both formal and informal instruction.

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/20

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline 01/15/20

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. Funding is intended to support scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate-level research.

GrantWatch ID#: 177669

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

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

Deadline 01/15/20

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
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/17/20

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, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/19/20

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206
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In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Agencies and Institutions to Encourage Reading Among Children...

Deadline 01/31/20

In-kind donations of books to USA agencies and institutions to encourage reading among children and youth. The reading books are intended to enrich the lives of children in homeless shelters, preschool programs, charter schools, underfunded libraries, and other community organizations. Eligible applicants such as libraries...

GrantWatch ID#: 149418

Grants to Central New York Nonprofits for Programs Serving Disadvantaged Youth and Adults

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 01/31/20

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 physically, emotionally, or economically disadvantaged adults. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Central New Yor...

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

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 01/31/20

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. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended particularly for programs that improve the quality of life of youth and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182573
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Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/20

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 purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Award to a USA Library to Recognize Exemplary Community Programming

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

GrantWatch ID#: 160147
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Holocaust Research and Writing

Deadline 02/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada or International individual for scholarly research and writing on the Holocaust. Only books containing new research on the Holocaust, or its antecedents and aftermath, will be considered. Research accuracy, methodology, scholarship, literary merit, originality, and importance of the research topic ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921
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Grants to New York Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Programs Related to Education, Econo...

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to New York nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities to benefit communities within the Adirondack region. Funding is intended to support programs that are aligned with the Foundation's priority focus areas: educational opportunity, family and human well-being, and community ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165375
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in a...

Deadline 02/03/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587
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Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Watershed Outreach Programming

Deadline 02/07/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for educational activities that promote awareness of water resources. Funding is intended for programs and projects that increase knowledge of the water supply system in New York City, as well...

GrantWatch ID#: 165856
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Grants to USA and Territories PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/16/20

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA and territories preK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that, although many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, school libraries are still offering children good books to read. Appl...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Projects that Promote an Appreciation of Architecture

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career. Grants may be used for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777
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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/20

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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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/15/20

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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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

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