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Grants to New Jersey PreK-12 Schools to Host Professional Artist Residencies

Deadline 02/07/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to New Jersey PreK-12 schools to host classroom residencies with qualified professional artists. The purpose of this program is to given students and teachers the opportunity to learn more about the creative process. For the current year, preference will be given to residencies focusing on the perfo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176738

Grants to Kern County, California Nonprofits for Education Programs that Benefit Women and Gi...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Kern County, California nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that benefit women and girls. Letters of Intent are due by November 9. The Foundation values social-change grantmaking that focuses on long-term solutions to societal problems facing women and girls thro...

GrantWatch ID#: 163027

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools and IHEs for Arts Projects in Rural and Ur...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to support arts projects in both rural and urban counties. Applicants are strongly encouraged to register online well in advance of the deadline. Projects must involve one or more of the following art forms: craft, visual arts, media, desig...

GrantWatch ID#: 177551

Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Public Arts Presentations and ...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to West Virginia nonprofit arts organizations, government agencies, and school boards to provide the public with opportunities to engage with the arts. Applicants may request support for artist fees and related travel costs for in-state, regional, and national performing artists, including visual, l...

GrantWatch ID#: 168940

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Out-of-School En...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Nebraska nonprofits, for-profits, schools, government agencies, IHEs, LEAs, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations to provide out-of-school enrichment programming. Applicants must submit an Intent to Apply by December 1. This federally-funded competitive gran...

GrantWatch ID#: 176966

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, or school-based libraries to address challenges and opportunities to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival ad library fields. Preliminary proposals are due February 1. Projects should have the potential to further theory and practice. Succ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to West Virginia Schools for Early Childhood Learning Programs to Prepare Families for...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of $12,000 to West Virginia schools to implement early childhood (birth to PreK) learning programs for families. Funding is intended to engage schools and families in hands-on activities, discussions, and strategies to prepare children for kindergarten and maximize early learning and development. Curriculum The...

GrantWatch ID#: 170371

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits to Engage Public Audiences in the Humanities

Deadline 02/21/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants of up to $3,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to Kansas nonprofit organizations to engage public audiences with humanities themes. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an application draft by January 31. Examples of possible project formats include film and book discussions, museum exhibitions, radio document...

GrantWatch ID#: 173400

Grants to Arizona Public Libraries to Expand Collections and Promote Library Access

Deadline 03/09/18

Grants of $4,000 to Arizona public libraries to expand library collections for targeted audiences and for related programming that promotes community access to collections. Possible programs include lectures, workshops, cultural events, field trips, facilitated discussions, and library “outposts”. The primary purpo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177658

Grants to Charlotte, North Carolina Neighborhood Organizations to Enhance the Quality of Life

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Charlotte, North Carolina neighborhood-based organizations to enhance the quality of life for local communities. Mandatory pre-application workshops are scheduled for January 10, 11, 22, and 23. This program supports projects that make Charlotte’s neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play. The Nei...

GrantWatch ID#: 175199

Grants to Prescott, Arizona Nonprofits to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Households

Deadline 02/26/18

Grants to Prescott, Arizona nonprofit organizations for a broad range of community development projects and public services. Proposals funded under this program must primarily benefit low- and moderate-income households. Eligible projects fall under one of the following broad categories: 1. Neighborhood Revitalization,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166327

Grants to Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas Nonprofits for Programs for At-Risk Children...

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas nonprofits to provide support and services to at-risk children and youth. LOIs must be submitted well in advance of the deadline. For Austin applicants, LOIs are due January 15, 2018. Program areas include early childhood education, K-12 education, teenage pregnancy, and out-...

GrantWatch ID#: 171617

Grants to Williamsburg Area, Virginia Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Conservation, Childr...

Deadline 01/17/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations for community benefit activities in Williamsburg, James City County, and York County. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of arts and culture, children and young adults, environment and conservation, community health and wellness, and senior services. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172243

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Large-Scale Public Humanities...

Deadline 01/17/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $8,000 to South Carolina nonprofits, agencies, and educational organizations for public humanities programs and projects. It is strongly suggested that applicants submit a preliminary draft of the proposal at least a week before the deadline. To qualify, a humanities discipline must be ce...

GrantWatch ID#: 176755

Grants to Larimer County, Colorado Nonprofits and Agencies for Youth and Community Development

Deadline 02/08/18 Conference Date: 01/17/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to Larimer County, Colorado nonprofits and governmental units for youth, community, and economic development programs and activities. Funding is intended to help individuals and families become self-sufficient and inspire them to take active and meaningful roles in their communities. Program Goal...

GrantWatch ID#: 150722

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools for Arts Exhibits and Events

Deadline 02/13/18 Conference Date: 01/17/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, public libraries, and organizations within IHEs for arts programming. Funding may be requested for one-time events and series of events. All projects must include a public component. Examples of projects include festi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177543

Grants to Johnson County, Kansas Public Schools and Educators for Projects that Promote Excel...

Deadline 01/18/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Northeast Johnson County, Kansas public schools, school departments, teachers, librarians, counselors, nurses and other PreK-12 school district educators for programs and projects that promote innovative and challenging teaching and learning within the Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD). Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 139592

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

Grants to North Oregon Nonprofits and Individuals for Public Art Works, Presentations, and E...

Deadline 02/02/18 Conference Date: 01/18/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Oregon nonprofits and individuals in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties for the creation and presentation of project-based arts programming. Eligible art disciplines include folk arts, dance and movement, literature, media arts, multi-disciplinary arts, music, social pract...

GrantWatch ID#: 169595

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits to Benefit the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations that are working to improve the lives of the residents of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Priority funding areas include education, income and financial stability, and health. This grant cycle is intended specifically for health-related proposals. Priority Area Details: He...

GrantWatch ID#: 136578

Grants to Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Groups for Public Humanities Programming

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, educational institutions, and ad hoc groups for the planning and implementation of humanities projects serving public audiences. Applicants must respond to the needs of their local communities. FHC is particularly interested in p...

GrantWatch ID#: 176640

Grants to Lake Charles, Louisiana Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Arts Projects ...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to Louisiana nonprofits, government agencies, IHEs, and schools for arts and cultural projects that benefit the Lake Charles community. Nonprofit arts organizations may also request general operating support, such as professional salaries, rent and utilities, su...

GrantWatch ID#: 177944

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for Short-Term and Small Financial Needs

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for unexpected needs that are short-term or on a smaller financial scale. Funding is intended to support organizations fulfill their respective operations or missions. Past funding has been given to faith-based organizations, shelters, animal organizations, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179944

Grants to Phoenix, Arizona Nonprofits for Health, Education, and Community Development

Deadline 03/16/18 LOI Date: 01/19/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to Phoenix, Arizona nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of health innovation, education, and economic and community development. LOIs are due January 19. Funding may be used for programs, projects, equipment, and materials. Education: This fund will make inve...

GrantWatch ID#: 182762

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

Grants to Lanesborough, Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals for Projects that will Benef...

Deadline 01/20/18

Grants generally ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Lanesborough, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects that will benefit elementary school students. Students, teachers, school staff, parents, and community members are encouraged to apply for projects that will increase student achievement, both in...

GrantWatch ID#: 177061

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Health, and the Environment

Deadline 02/14/18 Conference Date: 01/31/18 LOI Date: 01/20/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Northwest Oregon nonprofit organizations and government agencies for community benefit projects in the funding source's service area. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by January 20. Program areas include education, arts and culture, health, environmental preservation, problem gaming, his...

GrantWatch ID#: 177338

Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literar...

Deadline 01/20/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada theater companies, publishers, and other arts companies, groups, organizations, and collectives to translate literary and dramatic works into languages that are accessible to Canadian audiences. Applicants must register online at least 30 days prior to the deadline. First-time applicants a...

GrantWatch ID#: 177884

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Community Arts Education

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and grants ranging from $500 to $7,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for community arts education programs. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funds support projects that demonstrate creative and inno...

GrantWatch ID#: 178231

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Arts Programming Servin...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, preK-12 schools, and libraries for summer-term or after-school arts programming serving at-risk children and youth. First-time applicants are required to verify eligibility with program staff prior to applying. Funds support a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178233

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

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

Grants to California Nonprofits in San Francisco and Marin Counties to Support Disadvantaged...

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit underserved and at-risk children and youth in in San Francisco and Marin County. Funding may be used for programs in three areas: career readiness, substance abuse prevention and promoting healthy living, and literacy. The Foundation has a particular in...

GrantWatch ID#: 173008

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Traditional and Folk Arts Projects

Deadline 02/01/18 Conference Date: 01/25/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging between $1,500 and $6,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, museums, and libraries to support projects in the folk and traditional arts. Initial applications are due January 26. This program seeks to promote the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of the state. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 150808

Grants to Long Beach, California PreK-3 Teachers for Reading and Literacy Projects

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Long Beach, California public school teachers in grades PreK-3, including special education teachers, for innovative classroom reading and literacy projects. Funding may be used to purchase books, e-books, training programs, teaching aides, or other educational materials for the curren...

GrantWatch ID#: 140598

Awards to Broward County, Florida Teachers for Exemplary Service in Art Education

Deadline 01/26/18

Awards of $1,000 and awards of $3,500 to Broward County, Florida teachers for exemplary service in art education. Funding is intended to recognize best practices in schools and the community in the following art disciplines: music, theater, dance, and visual arts. Preference is given to art teachers who are certified in...

GrantWatch ID#: 141458

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit disadvantaged middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is specifically intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255

Grants to California Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and LEAs for Enrichment Programs Serving...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to California IHEs, local education agencies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes and tribal organizations, and for-profits to provide out-of-school enrichment programs serving disadvantaged students. This program supports the establishment of community learning centers serving elementary, middle, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176741
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Tribal Organizations to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls

Deadline 03/30/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit and tribal organizations for programs to meet the needs of girls and women within the state. LOIs are due January 26. Program areas include education, healthcare, leadership, financial literacy and skills, personal safety, and policy. Types of Funding: 1....

GrantWatch ID#: 178585

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies to support events and fundraisers taking place within the funding source’s service area. Eligible towns include Bethlehem, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Bridgewater, Litchfield, Goshen, Morris, Middlebury, New Milford, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prosp...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799

Grants to Delaware Nonprofit and Educational Institutions to Expand and Enhance Childcare in ...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to Delaware nonprofit and educational institutions to improve or enhance childcare programs in low-income areas. Specifically, funding is intended for programs that serve infants and toddlers, children with special needs, English language learners, or for programs that provide child care during non-traditional hours...

GrantWatch ID#: 180613

Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for Work in the Areas of Dance, Writing, and...

Deadline 01/29/18

Fellowships of $12,000 and awards of $1,000 to Massachusetts individual artists in recognition of exceptional original work in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to provide direct, unrestricted support to outstanding artists. Choreography: Eligible for re...

GrantWatch ID#: 162385

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Small-Scale Humanities Projec...

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, IHEs, and government agencies to support small projects that engage public audiences with the humanities. Funding may be requested for scholar stipends, publicity, travel expenses (including lodging and meals), and other qualifying expenses related to humanities...

GrantWatch ID#: 164046

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, Libraries, and Agencies for Public Humanities Programs

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and public libraries to help bring the humanities to public audiences within the state. Applications are invited for humanities-related public programs, such as lectures, workshops, reading and discussion programs, exhibits, and the pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177705

Grants to Oakland County, Michigan Nonprofits for Legal Outreach to the Local Community

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants to Oakland County, Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs that educate the community on legal matters and create access to legal services. Funding is also intended for the enhancement of the local legal library collection. Specific grant purposes are as follows: 1. Improving and facilitating the administra...

GrantWatch ID#: 180215

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Projects Integrating the Humanities ...

Deadline 01/29/18

Grants of up to $4,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, government agencies, churches, and community organizations for projects that incorporate STEM with the humanities. Proposals are encouraged for humanities projects that incorporate science, technology, math, medicine, and engineering. Quantu...

GrantWatch ID#: 182675

Grants to Nunavut Groups and Individuals in the Kivalliq Region for Activities that Promote ...

Deadline 01/30/18

Grants to Nunavut community groups and individuals for projects or programs in the Kivalliq region that promote Inuit traditional activities, skills, and language. The funding source works with and receives direction from Inuit elders and youth of the Kivalliq in efforts to preserve Inuit heritage, culture, and language.

GrantWatch ID#: 178718

Grants to Kansas School Libraries for Partial Reimbursement of Loans Provided to Libraries Ou...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Kansas school district libraries to receive partial reimbursement for the number of interlibrary loans of 25 or more books provided to libraries outside their district during the previous calendar year. The total grant amount that an eligible school library will receive is based on a rate of $4.25 for each inter...

GrantWatch ID#: 148764

Awards to Georgia K-12 and College Teachers for Outstanding Achievements in Teaching English...

Deadline 01/31/18

Awards to Georgia elementary, middle, secondary, and postsecondary teachers of English and language arts to recognize excellence in education. Nominees will be considered in four categories: elementary school (kindergarten through grade 5), middle school (grades 6 through 8), secondary school (grades 9-12), and college.

GrantWatch ID#: 157800
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Assist Disadvantaged and Underserved Populations

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that help disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. Funding will be provided for programs focusing on the following areas, with an emphasis on programs that promote personal growth and community development: Youth...

GrantWatch ID#: 161767