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Iowa Art Grants & Culture Grants:  123 Arts and Culture Grants for Iowa.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Libraries for Community Book Events and Read...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public libraries for community reading programs and book events. Funding is intended to support keynote sessions, lectures by authors, panel discussions, writing contests, performances, and boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184644

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Projects Related to Social Justice, Inequality, and Clima...

Deadline 12/14/18

Fellowships to USA individuals for projects that promote social justice and address challenges that relate to inequality and climate change, particularly for women and people of color. Applicants representing practitioners and professionals in a variety of fields are welcome to apply. Projects must align with the Foundatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 159689

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

Deadline 12/14/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 177784

Grants to USA Individual Scholars to Support Historical Research on the Former Venetian Empi...

Deadline 12/17/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA individual scholars to support travel research projects on the former Venetian empire. Funding is intended to support historical research in the former Venetian empire and on Venice, and assist in the study of contemporary Venetian society and culture, as well. Funds may be used for trave...

GrantWatch ID#: 182541

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists and Art Groups for Interactive, Community-D...

Deadline 02/13/19 LOI Date: 12/18/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International new and emerging individual artists, as well as art groups, organizations, and collectives. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. This program funds highly interactive, community-driven works of art that prioritize communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 166931

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 12/20/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees may include, but are not limited to, public official...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Public Programs to Enhance Humanities Touring Exhibits

Deadline 12/26/18

Grants of $1,000 to USA nonprofit institutions to support public humanities programs in conjunction with hosting qualifying traveling humanities exhibits. Applicants must create or verify required registrations at least four weeks prior to the deadline, and ensure registration in the online grants system at least two weeks...

GrantWatch ID#: 151324
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards with an honorarium of $3,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Grants to Chickasaw County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Local or Rural Communiti...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Chickasaw County, Iowa nonprofits and agencies for programs in the areas of human services, environment, health, art and culture, community betterment, education, and historical preservation. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for local residents and to develop rural...

GrantWatch ID#: 176483
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Grants to Grundy County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Health, and Human...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to Grundy County, Iowa nonprofits, churches, schools, and agencies for programs in the areas of arts, culture, health, community betterment, historic preservation, education, human services and the environment. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for local residents, as well as those in rural areas.

GrantWatch ID#: 176667

Grants to Butler County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Environment, Education, Arts, and H...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants starting at $500 to Butler County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects that aim to create a better quality of life for local residents. Funding will be provided for proposals that address the areas of arts and culture, education, community betterment, environment, histori...

GrantWatch ID#: 176929
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Organizations, Teachers and Youth for Neighborhood Wildlif...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $750 to USA, Canada, and Mexico organizations, schools, and youth for innovative neighborhood activities and events that incorporate birds, the arts, gardening, a science project, and community participation. Funding is intended for programs that inspire others to organize similar events in thei...

GrantWatch ID#: 177887
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Children and Families in Education...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding may be awarded to programs in the areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs serving women and children. All programs should take place in an area where ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Films that Promote Social Justice an...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for film projects that align with the themes of empowerment, social justice, and cultural exchange. Funding is available to both novice and experienced filmmakers for all stages of development, including development, production, post-production, as well as fil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182210
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists and Cultural Professionals to Partici...

Deadline 01/01/19

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International museum professionals, artists, writers, and curators to participate in a week-long program exploring art and culture in Israel. The program is designed to bring together members of the international art community to inquire and learn about cultural developments in Israel, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 183151
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Grants to USA Nonprofits Serving Adults and Children with Disabilities to Endorse the Use of...

Deadline 01/02/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA nonprofit health and human services organizations serving adults and children with disabilities to promote the use of person-first language. Proposals must describe how the applicant organization is unique and how its adoption of person-first language will make a positive impact...

GrantWatch ID#: 180876

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico PreK-12 Educators for Professional Development i...

Deadline 01/03/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico PreK-12 educators for professional development in geographic literacy through field-based experiences abroad. Applicants must complete the first component of certification before the deadline. An annual competitive application process is used to select educators and host them on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166351

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Humanities Television, Film, and Radio Docu...

Deadline 01/09/19

Grants ranging from $40,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and higher education institutions for the development of documentary television, radio, and film programs involving the humanities. Funding is intended to support media projects grounded in humanities scholarship...

GrantWatch ID#: 178021

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 01/10/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grant to a USA Public or Private Nonprofit to Administer a Community College Exchange Progra...

Deadline 01/11/19

Grant to a USA public or private nonprofit organization to design, execute, and oversee a program that provides underserved foreign individuals with an opportunity to study at American community colleges. Required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Program Description/Executive Summary: The Office ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184832
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Grants to Clay County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Recreation, Human Services, an...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations and local units of government to address issues that impact the quality of life in Clay County. Funding is intended to support current and emerging needs in the areas of education, arts and culture, community betterment, health, and human services. Request...

GrantWatch ID#: 135944
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Grants to Iowa Agencies and Nonprofits for Cultural, Recreational, and Educational Attractio...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to Iowa local government agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects aimed at increasing local tourism and community attraction. Funding is intended to support transformative endeavors providing cultural, educational, entertainment, sports, and recreational attractions to the area. Eligible projects benefit th...

GrantWatch ID#: 145080
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Grants to Marshall County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Arts, Education, Envir...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to Marshall County, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government entities, and schools for projects that contribute to the overall quality of life in the region. Eligible program areas include arts and culture, community development, recreation, education, environmental protection, health, historic preservation, and hum...

GrantWatch ID#: 146418
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Grants to Louisiana, Iowa, and Florida Nonprofits for Health, Arts, Environment, Education, ...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to Louisiana, Iowa, and Florida nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for programs in the areas of education, community development, arts and humanities, healthcare, human services, and environment. Consideration will be given to new, creative, and beneficial programs. Funding may also be requested for ope...

GrantWatch ID#: 176726
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism in communities in which the funding source does business. Programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: hunger relief, shelter and housing, self-sufficiency, arts and culture, disaster reli...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283

Grants to USA Organizations to Implement Yoga and Creative Arts Programming for Teen Girls in...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to USA organizations to implement specialized creative arts and yoga programs for marginalized adolescent girls in juvenile detention centers and rehabilitation facilities. Applicants should contact the Funding Source to receive additional information prior to submitting an application. Recipients will receive speci...

GrantWatch ID#: 184867

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 01/16/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: - Foster Jewish arts, cu...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 01/16/19

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

Deadline 01/18/19

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

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

Deadline 01/18/19

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

Opportunity for USA Musical Ensembles to Participate in an International Tour

Deadline 01/20/19

Opportunity for USA musical ensembles to participate in a 20-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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Jewish History Research in New Yo...

Deadline 01/21/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars to carry out research on modern Jewish history in New York City or Jerusalem. Applications are invited from deserving scholars who are currently engaged in post-doctoral, graduate-level, or independent study. Applications will be considered for the following fellowship...

GrantWatch ID#: 149503
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 01/23/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Artistic Programs in the Community

Deadline 01/28/19

Grants averaging $350 to USA nonprofit organizations such as charities, churches, and schools for artistic programs. Funding is intended for projects that engage the community and involve services for artists, educating youth in the arts, leadership training to strengthen the arts organization.

GrantWatch ID#: 184175
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Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Storytelling and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/19

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize outstanding commentary or investigative journalism that serve the common good. Prize winners should exemplify extraordinary storytelling skill, reportorial excellence, and social justice impact. The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must hav...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619
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Residency for a USA, Canada, or International Visiting Artist or Designer to Develop New Work...

Deadline 01/31/19

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International visiting artist or designer to work at an art school located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This program is intended to encourage the resident artist/designer to develop a new work in collaboration with students and faculty at the Stamps School of Art and Design. The resident will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165501
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Grants to USA Organizations and Individual Artists to Support the Creation and Release of New...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants ranging from $250 to $15,000 to USA organizations and individuals for a broad range of music-related projects. Funding is intended for any activity that entails new music being released through a recording or a live performance. The Fund is especially interested in paying artists directly for their work, whether tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 178453
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Cultural or ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize exemplary cultural or thematic library programming that addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation. An eligible cultural/thematic program is one that features the humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147
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Grants to USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, and First Nations Groups to Strengthen Commu...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, and First Nations organizations for projects that strive to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Projects that aim to protect the ecosystems, environment, community health, and cultural resources from mining impacts will be given prefere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters and Individual Theater Artists to Promote Equality and Dive...

Deadline 02/05/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theaters, collaboratives, and individual theater artists for children's theater initiatives that promote racial equity, inclusion, and diversity. Funding is intended to support groundbreaking projects that develop new concepts, engage underserved communities, and have a meaningful im...

GrantWatch ID#: 177889
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Artists to Support High-Quality and Innovative Contemporary Art...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $45,000 to USA nonprofits in partnership with artists, ensembles, producers, and presenters of high artistic standard with a history of outstanding work in contemporary performance. Funds may be used to support projects that contain a live performance. MAP supports original live performan...

GrantWatch ID#: 146496
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth, Economic Development, Culture, and En...

Deadline 02/16/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to enhance communities where the funding source has a business presence. Priorities include assisting the disadvantaged, economic development, education, youth development, neighborhood improvement, community problem solving, cultural en...

GrantWatch ID#: 172570
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Services to Benefit Youth and Individuals with Hear...

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs and services that meet the needs of individuals with hearing disorders, youth, and communities. Eligible projects must align with one of the following areas of interest: hearing disorders, academic services in the arts and sciences, and programs and projects th...

GrantWatch ID#: 172761

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art

Deadline 05/15/19 LOI Date: 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the appreciation and understanding of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due August 1, 2018. Particular interest is given to exhibitions that will travel outside the United States or Chicago,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170093
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Health Care, Social Services, Culture, and Environme...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that are committed to improving the world in a broad range of areas. Consideration will be given to activities in the areas of education, social services, health care, civics and culture, and the environment. The categories above are not intended to l...

GrantWatch ID#: 179983
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Grants to USA Independent Researchers for Military History Research Projects

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $1,750 to USA independent unfunded researchers to study underresearched areas of military history at a military heritage center located in Pennsylvania. Funding is intended to cover expenses such as meals, lodging, travel expenses, and photocopying. The Army Heritage Center Foundation LTC John William Wh...

GrantWatch ID#: 181948
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Artists for Research on the Early...

Deadline 03/01/19

Fellowships of $2,500 per month to USA, Canada, and International scholars, artists, performers, archivists, playwrights, curators, filmmakers, and librarians for research utilizing a collection of art, manuscripts, and rare books from the early modern period. Funding is intended to support research that advances new schol...

GrantWatch ID#: 182256
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Grants and Fellowships to USA Theaters and Artists for Theater Programs for Children and You...

Deadline 03/04/19

Grants and fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theater companies and individual artists for theater programs for children and youth and K-12 education programs that integrate drama and theater. Funding may be used for equipment, travel expenses, and new initiatives and original plays. Eligible applications may com...

GrantWatch ID#: 177612
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote the Scholarly Analysis of Ame...

Deadline 06/17/19 LOI Date: 03/15/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for projects that encourage international scholarship related to American art topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funds will also support scholarly projects with focused theses that further research o...

GrantWatch ID#: 166917