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82 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Iowa

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and IHEs for the Translation and Pre...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the translation and preparation of humanities texts. Applications are encouraged for long-term and short-term editorial projects, as well as projects that are at a planning sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 151063

Grants to USA Writers to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Audience

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA writers to write nonfiction books related to the humanities that are geared for the general public. Applicants are advised that required registration may take at least two weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the writing of w...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals for Public Humanities Projects an...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and individuals for public humanities projects and programs. Examples of eligible projects include but are not limited to workshops, exhibits, films, lecture series, community discussio...

GrantWatch ID#: 198459

Grants to USA Libraries to Support Recovery in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 12/02/21

Grants of $10,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories libraries for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to help strengthen libraries and support recovery in the wake of the pandemic. Eligible libraries include academic, p...

GrantWatch ID#: 199114

Grants to USA Tribal Organizations, Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Institutions to Dissemi...

Deadline 10/29/21

Grants to USA and territories tribal organizations, libraries, museums, science centers, aquariums, zoos, gardens, and other cultural institutions to disseminate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. Funding for the first round is intended to use, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 198379

Grants and Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Community Dev...

Deadline 10/31/21

Grants and event sponsorships to USA nonprofit organizations working in the areas of STEM education, community development, and road and vehicle safety. Certain applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to a full grant application. Funding and event s...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools to Support Coronavirus-Related Issues and O...

Deadline 10/31/21

Grants of up 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issues, human services, disaster relief, and the environmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889

Fellowships to USA Mid-Career Authors and Scholars to Complete Projects Related to Creative ...

Deadline 11/01/21

Fellowships of $35,000 to USA and territories early mid-career authors and scholars for independent projects in creative nonfiction and history. Fellowships are intended to provide time to complete independent works, and are frequently used to supplement sabbatical lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 162919

Grants to Iowa and Missouri Nonprofits for Projects that Impact Local Communities

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $1,500 to Iowa and Missouri nonprofit organizations for projects to benefit residents in eligible locations. Priority will be given to projects that will impact the largest percentage of community members. Previous grants supported public libraries, amb...

GrantWatch ID#: 177501

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction in Cla...

Deadline 11/01/21

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction in classical studies. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals for Music Preservation and Archiving and...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects related to music. Funding is intended to support music preservation, music archiving, and research exploring the effects of music on individuals an...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543

Awards to USA Libraries and Museums for Outstanding Contributions to Local Communities

Deadline 11/01/21

Awards to USA and territories libraries and museums for outstanding community contributions. The purpose of the awards program is to honor institutions that demonstrate innovative and exemplary approaches to serving local communities. Museums and libraries of all sizes...

GrantWatch ID#: 182179

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofit Museums and Libraries to Exhibit and Preserve ...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 and in-kind donations of materials to USA and Territories nonprofit museums and libraries to exhibit and preserve collections. Funding is intended to preserve collections, promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, increase use of glazing techniqu...

GrantWatch ID#: 192922

Fellowships to USA PhD Students for Dissertation Research on International and Indigenous Cu...

Deadline 11/02/21

Fellowships to USA and Territories PhD students for dissertation research on international and Indigenous cultures. Applicants must ensure that the language evaluation is finalized before the deadline. Fellowships are intended for students conducting fieldwork in a wid...

GrantWatch ID#: 192266

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Residents in Eligible Communities

Deadline 11/05/21

Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit residents in eligible communities. Previous successful grantees include local fire departments, libraries, and community events such as prom and hometown holiday. Eligible projects are those that benefit ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163545

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/05/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of lists include indexes, reading lists, webliographies and other guides to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Fellowship to a USA Scholar for Collaborative Research in Latin Lexicography at an Institute...

Deadline 11/12/21

Fellowship to a USA scholar for research in the field of Latin lexicography at an institute in Germany. During the year-long program, the selected fellow will conduct research studies on Latin philology and culture, contribute entries to the lexicon project, and collab...

GrantWatch ID#: 197049

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance Museum Services

Deadline 11/15/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for initiatives to enhance museum services. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of research, non-research...

GrantWatch ID#: 162641

Grants to USA Museums, Nonprofits, IHEs, and Tribes to Develop the Capacity of African Ameri...

Deadline 11/15/21

Grants to USA and territories museums, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and tribal organizations to develop the organizational capacity of African American museums. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding may be used...

GrantWatch ID#: 162642

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/21

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 11/15/21

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support digital publishing of books on humanities-related subjects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive program is...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Publishing Companies to Translate Japanese Books

Deadline 11/19/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International publishing companies to translate Japanese works of literature. Funding is intended to facilitate worldwide understanding of Japanese culture by making Japanese works more accessible. Eligible use of funds includes translation a...

GrantWatch ID#: 198827

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research in any area of knowledge. Funding is intended to support laboratory research expenses, fieldwork costs, travel to archives and libraries, and the purchase of m...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/22 LOI Date: 12/01/21

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 intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges ...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs to Develop and Offer Courses Related to the Ho...

Deadline 12/05/21

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education to develop and offer courses related to the Holocaust. Funding is intended to support IHEs where Holocaust studies courses are not available or need additional support. Funding is...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop a Long-Form Project of ...

Deadline 12/15/21

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to develop a long-form project of nonfiction work. Preference will be given to projects with a focus on current events and issues. Projects may be in the form of documentaries, photojournalism, podcasts, nonfict...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/15/21

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for outreach efforts addressing underserved populations in the community. Funding is intended for projects that engage underserved children, from birth to age 14. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 176910

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Museums and University Presses to Publish Scholarly...

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International museums and university presses for scholarly publishing projects related to specific fields of art. Funding is intended to offset production-related expenses. Eligible uses of funding include translation, photography, editing, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 192006
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to Rural and Small Libraries to Support Programming and Address...

Deadline 12/17/21

Grants of up to $2,500 and in-kind donations to USA rural and small libraries to support programming and to address library needs. Funding may be requested to meet service and outreach challenges as well as for library resources and other projects. Grants will be given...

GrantWatch ID#: 199310

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/22 LOI Date: 12/31/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funds may be requested for po...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023

Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/21

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Grants to USA School Libraries for Books and Other Reading Materials

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants to USA school libraries for books and other reading materials. Funding is intended to encourage students from needy schools to develop an interest in learning and reading. Eligible expenses include books and electronic books, periodicals, reference materials, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 194199

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Community Leaders for Capital Projects to Revitalize Public Com...

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and town managers and employees for capital projects to revitalize public community spaces in rural areas. The purpose of the program is to create and restore communal spaces ...

GrantWatch ID#: 197389
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Projects Related to Performing Arts

Deadline 12/31/21

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA individual scholars for performing arts projects in New York City. In addition to the stipend, fellows will also receive $2,500 for digitizing new materials. Eligible projects are related to the work of the writer, director, and playwright...

GrantWatch ID#: 199120
NEW

Grants to Iowa and Nebraska Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Residents in Eligible Regions

Deadline 01/15/22 LOI Date: 01/01/22

Grants to Iowa and Nebraska nonprofit public charities and government entities to benefit residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Grant funds may be requested to support operations, programs, and capital project...

GrantWatch ID#: 177891

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 01/12/22

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Information ...

Deadline 01/15/22

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the fields of information literacy and library instruction. Nominations should be based on formal or informal research on the topic, the cre...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/22

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 wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Related to Culture in th...

Deadline 01/18/22

Fellowships of $3,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars holding a Ph.D. and curators and librarians for research projects related to Shakespeare or early modern world culture. The four-week non-residential fellowships should make use of collections, archives, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162024

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists to Participate in a Residency Program...

Deadline 01/18/22

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International artists, writers, and composers to participate in a residency program. The purpose of the program is to provide artists with a tranquil environment in which to pursue their goals. Artists will be given accommodation at the...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Fellowships to USA Educators to Enhance Professional Skills

Deadline 01/20/22

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA educators and up to $10,000 to teams to improve professional skills. This program is open to full-time K-12 educators, including curriculum heads, curriculum specialists, classroom teachers, librarians, and media specialists. Proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 199165
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Community Events that...

Deadline 01/26/22

Grants of up to $20,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations, government divisions and agencies, school districts, Tribes, and public libraries for programs that promote reading. In addition to grant funds, recipients will also receive promotional materia...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline 01/31/22

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York City metropolitan area to make use of library collections in New York City. Funding is intended to support scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 177669
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Award to a USA or Canada Library in Recognition of Staff Development Program

Deadline 02/01/22

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library to recognize achievements in the area of professional development. The award honors an institution that offers a workforce development program designed to enhance staff abilities and increase the effectiveness in reaching obje...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Honor Outstanding Character in a Chall...

Deadline 02/01/22

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Holocaust Research and Writing

Deadline 02/01/22

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 meri...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921
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Grants to USA PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/13/22

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories PreK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that school libraries are still offering children good books to read. Applications must be connected to a specific project at ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and IHEs to Publish Non-Fiction Books

Deadline 03/01/22

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs to assist in the production of non-fiction books in a wide range of interest areas. Funding is intended for books addressing art, cultural history, conservation, architecture, th...

GrantWatch ID#: 160029

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 03/01/22

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, and colleges and universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subject...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317