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Iowa Art Grants & Culture Grants:  183 Arts and Culture Grants for Iowa.

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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 USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Perform Shakespeare Plays in Middle and High Schools

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit or governmental theater companies to perform the works of Shakespeare for middle- and high-school audiences. The deadline to submit an intent to apply is December 15. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registration at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Each theate...

GrantWatch ID#: 165844

Grants to Dallas County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for a Wide Range of Community Benefit A...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Dallas County, Iowa nonprofits and agencies for programs that will enhance the quality of life within the local community. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of health, human services, community betterment, education, historic preservation, arts, culture, humanities, public and soci...

GrantWatch ID#: 178155

Grants to Dubuque, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Churches, and Fire Departments for Com...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to Dubuque, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, churches, and fire departments to benefit the local community. First-time applicants are encouraged to attend an informational session on January 17, 2018. Applications are considered on a on a case-by-case basis, including those that address ne...

GrantWatch ID#: 167393

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Hospitals to Help People Living with Paraly...

Deadline 03/17/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofits, government agencies, school districts, tribal organizations, community organizations, and hospitals for projects that assist people living with paralysis. A letter of intent is due February 15, 2018. Programs should focus on three key areas: actively ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 174047

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Strengthen Communities through t...

Deadline 02/27/18 LOI Date: 02/06/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for a broad range of arts projects that will enhance local communities. It is strongly recommended that applicants create or renew the required registrations by January 24 and complete the registrati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178743

Award to Recognize a USA, Canada, or International Museum Professional for Outstanding Achiev...

Deadline 01/19/18

Award of $1,000 to recognize an outstanding USA, Canada, or International museum professional with less than ten years in the field. This award will recognize a specific achievement or body of work that has benefited either the honoree’s home institution or the museum field in general. The honoree’s work may be in an...

GrantWatch ID#: 161621

Fellowships to USA and Canada Young Lay Leaders to Travel to Israel and Develop Leadership Sk...

Deadline 01/19/18

Fellowships to USA and Canada outstanding young lay leaders to travel to Israel and develop their leadership skills. In Israel, Fellows will be given the opportunity to sharpen their characteristics and skills, acquire the experience needed, and broaden the networks required for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 165991

Opportunity for USA Musical Ensembles to Participate in an International Tour

Deadline 01/21/18

Opportunity for USA musical ensembles to participate in a 15-day international tour. Selected ensembles will have the opportunity to present their work to international audiences during public concerts, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, media interviews, jam sessions, and interactive performances with local musicians....

GrantWatch ID#: 177382

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Excellence in Opera, Theater, and M...

Deadline 01/22/18

Prizes of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International singers and actors for competing in a theater, opera, and musical theater contest. Contestents must prepare a presentation in theater, American musical theater, and opera. Singers and actors are encouraged to perform constrasting selections. To effectively demo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175728

Grants to Poweshiek County, Iowa Nonprofits for Culture, Education, Recreation, and Community...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Poweshiek County, Iowa nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents and strengthen the communities within the County. The funding source is particularly interested in proposals that focus on culture, education, and recreation, as well as programs and projects that enhance th...

GrantWatch ID#: 167290

Grants to Poweshiek County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Recreation, Culture, ...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Poweshiek County, Iowa nonprofits, governmental entities, public schools, selected church programs, and most IHEs for innovative cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities. Also funded are programs that promote community safety, beauty, and economic development. Eligible programs: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167291

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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Grants to USA Artists to Support Innovative Projects and Career Development

Deadline 02/28/18 Conference Date: 01/25/18

Grants to USA artists representing a wide range of creative disciplines to support projects and career development activities. This program seeks to provide capital support to artists embarking on creative, adventurous, and risk-taking initiatives. In addition to financial support, artists will receive targeted advisory se...

GrantWatch ID#: 152012

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Preserve and Provide Access to Important Film Foota...

Deadline 02/23/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $18,000 to USA nonprofit and public institutions to preserve noncommercial film materials that have historical and cultural significance. Applicants must register by January 26, 2018. Grant funds must be used for preservation expenses only and may not be applied to operational, staffing, or sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 178260
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Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Stories and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/18

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize efforts in commentary or investigative journalism that are in service to the common good. Winners of these prizes exemplify social justice impact, reportorial excellence, and storytelling skill. Prizes will be presented in the following categories: 1. Book (bound volume...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

Grants to Waterloo, Iowa Nonprofits and For-Profits to Promote the Local Tourism Industry

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Waterloo, Iowa nonprofit and for-profit organizations for capital projects and events that will positively impact the local tourism industry. Emphasis is placed on activities that result in overnight stays in local lodging facilities. Proposals must demonstrate how the proposed project or event d...

GrantWatch ID#: 149253
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Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits to Benefit Individuals with Autism

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations for programs that enhance the lives of people affected by autism. Funding is intended for the areas of education and training, recreation and community activities, young adults and adults, technological equipment, sensory equipment, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160553
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Grants to USA and Canada Female Artists for Works of Art that Focus on Women

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to USA and Canada feminist women artists for works of art that focus on women. Funding will be provided for projects that have already begun, and those that are well underway in the areas of visual art, fiction, and mixed genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 166159

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists in Eligible Counties for Arts En...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa individual artists, nonprofit organizations, and K-12 schools for local arts enrichment programming in the Quad Cities region. Eligible counties include Rock Island, Henry, Mercer counties in Illinois; and Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine counties in Iowa....

GrantWatch ID#: 176793
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Film Study Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International recognized individuals for projects that explore new aspects of film and the film industry. Priority will go to projects that address underrepresented topics within the field. Projects should investigate cultural, historical, educational, scientific, or theoretical aspect...

GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Grants to Elma Area, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Historic Preservation, a...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,500 to Elma Area, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Program areas include arts and culture, education, community betterment, environment, health, human services, and historic preservation. The Elma Area Community Fund ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177739

Grants to Delaware County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Benefit Local Communiti...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Delaware County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to benefit local communities. Program areas include health and human services, education, environment, arts, culture, preservation, children, youth, and families, and neighborhood and community development. The Foundation welcomes ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177829

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education Program Support and Product Donations

Deadline 03/31/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants averaging $2,500 and product donations to USA nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by January 31, 2018. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children nationwide greater opportunities to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to Clayton County, Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Municipalities to Benefit Underserved...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Clayton County area, Iowa nonprofits, schools, and municipalities for projects that will benefit underserved communities. Funding is intended for the focus areas of education, arts and culture, health, human services, environment, children, youth, and families, neighborhoods and community development. Focus A...

GrantWatch ID#: 178720

Grants to Howard County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life of Resi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants starting at $250 to Howard County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs in the areas of health, historic preservation, community betterment, arts and culture, human services, education, and the environment. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for residents of the County.

GrantWatch ID#: 178752

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Arts Nonprofits in the Quad City Region to Boost Organizational ...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations in the Quad City region for activities that increase arts organizations' impact, strength, and capacity. Eligible counties include Rock Island, Henry, Mercer counties in Illinois; and Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine counties in Iowa. Funding is intended to s...

GrantWatch ID#: 182792

Grants to Audubon County, Iowa Nonprofits for Civic, Cultural, Health, Education, and Social...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in Audobon County by offering projects that address unmet needs in the areas of civic, cultural, health, education, and social services. These grants are intended to fund projects that will have a permanent impression on, and in, the county that people c...

GrantWatch ID#: 146290

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits for Civic, Health, Education, and Social Services in Crawford County

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Crawford County, Iowa nonprofit organizations for projects and programs that will benefit County residents. Funding is intended to improve the local quality of life by addressing unmet needs in the areas of civic, cultural, health, education, and social services. The Crawford County Community Foundation's gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 157201
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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

Award to a USA, Canada or International Music Composer for Career Achievement

Deadline 02/01/18

Award to a USA, Canada or International music composer for outstanding achievement in their overall body of work and demonstration of unique creativity. Nominations should preferably come from recognized experts in the field of classical music. The prize includes a cash award, a performance, and a residency of four non-con...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

In-Kind Grants of Planning and Evaluation Services to USA and Territories Nonprofit and Gove...

Deadline 02/01/18

In-kind grants valued at approximately $4,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and government museums to evaluate their operations and prepare for the future. This program can assist museums with the following types of assessments: collections stewardship assessment, community engagement assessment, and organizational asse...

GrantWatch ID#: 163856

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Programs in Arts, Education, Human Serv...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 to Allamakee County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools for programs that address the needs of the local community. Funding is specifically intended for projects in the areas of the arts, environment, health, education, human services, community development, and childre...

GrantWatch ID#: 166197

Grants to Harrison County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Civic, Cultural, Health, Educatio...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Harrison County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies for programs and services that will address unmet community needs and improve the quality of life in the area. Funding is intended for the focus areas of culture, education, civic, health, and social services. The objective of this program is to...

GrantWatch ID#: 174495

Grants to Shelby County, Iowa Nonprofits for Health, Social Services, Culture, Civic, and Edu...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Shelby County, Iowa nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in the community through programs in the areas of health, social services, culture, civic, and education. Funding is intended to support projects that will have a lasting impact on the community and can be utilized for many years. Succe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174496

Grants to Fremont County, Iowa Organizations and Agencies for Civic, Cultural, Health, Educa...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Fremont County, Iowa organizations and agencies to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for programs that fill unmet needs in the areas of health, social services, culture, civic, and education. The Funding Source seeks to support projects that will have a lasting impact on the com...

GrantWatch ID#: 174498

Grants to Montgomery County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Social Services, Cultu...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Montgomery County, Iowa nonprofits and agencies to enhance the quality of life in the community through programs in the areas of health, social services, culture, civic, and education. Funding is intended to support projects that will have a lasting impact on the community and can be utilized for many years. S...

GrantWatch ID#: 174499
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Photographers and Photojournalists for Work that Pr...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International photographers and visual journalists for the production of bodies of work that promote cultural tolerance, understanding, and world peace. Funding will be used to support project production. Selected recipients will be those that demonstrate skill in photography and a sha...

GrantWatch ID#: 177632

Grants to Cass County, Iowa Organizations and Agencies for Health, Social Services, Culture,...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Cass County, Iowa organizations and agencies for programs and services that will address unmet community needs and improve the quality of life in the area. Funding is intended for the focus areas of health, social services, culture, civic, and education. Funding is intended to support projects that will have a la...

GrantWatch ID#: 178224

Grants to Mills County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Civic, Cultural, Health, Education,...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations for programs and services to enhance the quality of life in Mills County. Funding is intended to support programs that fill unmet needs in culture, civic, education, health and human services in the region. The objective is to fund projects that will create a lasting impression on the...

GrantWatch ID#: 178225

Grants to Clay County, Iowa Organizations, Businesses, Agencies, and Individuals for Tourism...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Clay County, Iowa businesses, organizations, government agencies, and individuals to host public events that attract local residents and people from outside the county. The goal of this program is to promote Clay County as an attractive tourism destination, while enhancing the quality ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179243

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants averaging $7,000 to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

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 USA High Schools to Enhance and Revitalize their Theater Programs

Deadline 02/06/18

Grants of $10,000 to USA high schools to enhance and revitalize their theater programs. Funding can be used towards various critical needs, including production expenses and master classes. Examples of the uses of funding are outlined below. Eligible Use of Funds: - Production: Fund a production, purchase critical th...

GrantWatch ID#: 182853

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

Deadline 02/07/18

Grants of up to $50,400 to USA individual authors and scholars for the writing of books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised to verify or complete their online registration no later than January 24. This program supports well-researched, humanities-based books t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs that Enhance the Quality of Life in Linn...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants to Linn County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs to improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding may be requested to sustain existing programs or to implement new and novel programs. Funding is intended to support programmatic work rather than capital infrastructure proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 145441
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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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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research on Cartoons and Caricatures

Deadline 02/15/18

Fellowships providing a stipend of up to $5,000 to a USA, Canada, and Mexico masters students, doctoral candidates, and postgraduate scholars to support ongoing research or writing in the field of cartoon or caricature art. Applicants must be engaged in dissertation or thesis research, or postgraduate research within three...

GrantWatch ID#: 177326
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Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance and Improve the Quality of Life in Cedar C...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants of up to $7,500 to Iowa nonprofits and agencies for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents of Cedar County. Funding is intended to address a broad range of community needs in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and human services, and historic preservation.

GrantWatch ID#: 179237