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

Deadline 03/20/19 Conference Date: 07/25/18 LOI Date: 09/17/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must first submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following three goals: lifelong learnin...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance the Arts and Cultural Experiences of the D...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to Dubuque, Iowa nonprofits and agencies for arts activities that will improve the arts and cultural experiences of local residents. Funding is intended to support a distinct facet of the applicant's arts activities, such as a single production, an educational seminar, a one-time event,...

GrantWatch ID#: 145680

Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of $500 and in-kind grants of books valued at $520 to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

Grants to Black Hawk County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Improve the Lives of ...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to improve the lives of women, girls, and their families in Black Hawk County and Cedar Valley. Funding will be provided for programs and projects that address issues faced by women and girls in the areas of education and literacy, po...

GrantWatch ID#: 175442

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

Deadline 07/31/18

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 USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

Grants to USA 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 by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple Regio...

Deadline 08/31/18 Conference Date: 08/02/18

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, government agencies, libraries, and schools in multiple regions for K-12 programs in general and STEM education. Applicants must first contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply. The Monsanto Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 178171
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Grants to Nebraska and Iowa Nonprofits to Address Poverty in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro A...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Nebraska and Iowa nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that aim to break the cycle of poverty in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan areas. Applicants must provide direct service within the following priority areas and must demonstrate how they are creating change: Basic Needs: - Affordable Ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 168734
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/24/18

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from any academic discipline, and preference is given to those in the early stage of their caree...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Financial and Banking Literacy for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline 12/14/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide consumer education or information, or financial literacy or education. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. A special emphasis is placed on issues related to large financial institutions, basic banking, access to financial services, retail bank...

GrantWatch ID#: 166138
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Grants to Iowa Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Residents of the Dyersville Area

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Iowa nonprofits for projects that improve the quality of life for residents of the Dyersville area. Past grants have funded a new ambulance unit, computers for local schools, and safety upgrades for a residential care center. Eligible locations include the communities of Dyersville, Earlville, Farley, Luxemburg, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160440
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Grants to USA Teachers for a Professional Development Workshop on Youth Literature

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants of up to $750 to USA early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of young adult literature, as well as how they intend to use young adults books and the resources they a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250
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Grants to Iowa and Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Environment, a...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Iowa and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and colleges for programs and projects that focus on helping families, promoting education, and improving the environment. Priorities for each of these focus areas are outlined below. Focus area details: H...

GrantWatch ID#: 173272
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged ...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for a mobile lending library serving underserved youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile grant program p...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to Iowa and Wisconsin Nonprofits, Public Service Agencies, and Schools for Safety Proj...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Iowa and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, municipalities, police and fire departments, schools, IHEs, libraries, and other public service organizations for specific safety-related projects or equipment. Funding is intended for one-time grants that will benefit a wide range of people ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181842
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/18

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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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged on the criteria of community impact and public benefit, potential, organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180251
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Grants to Story County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Health, Enviro...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $6,000 to Story County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies, including schools, libraries, universities, and fire departments, to enhance the quality of life in local communities. Program areas include, but are not limited to, education, arts, culture, humanities, animals, environment, heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 172752
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Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Administrators in Multiple States for Projects in STEM, Envi...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas K-12 teachers for classroom projects in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Examples of requests include field trips, literacy efforts, and incentives for student performance. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162240
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Grants to Scott County, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools to Benefit Local Residen...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Scott County, Iowa nonprofits, local governments, agencies, IHEs, and schools to address the needs of community residents. For reference, previously funded areas included education, conservation, disabilities, historic preservation, fire and rescue, housing, law enforcement, libraries, medical, museums, park and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175270
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In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/18

In-kind grants worth up to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, Tribes, and Groups for Public Humanities Programs

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $3,001 to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, tribal governments, and groups for humanities programming for out-of-school adult public audiences. Applicants who wish to receive a proposal draft review must submit a draft at least several weeks prior to the deadline. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 180678
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Applications should address at least four of the following criteria: -Success, size, and growth of the classics...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

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 October 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/17/18

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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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and clinic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Media Institutions, and Educational Institutions to Improve Invest...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, media institutions, and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Journalism Initiatives. Priority is given to programs focusing on ethics and new media. More details on the program area...

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic development projects. The purpose of this grant is to imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078
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Grants to Greater Fort Dodge, Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Enhance the Quality ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Greater Fort Dodge, Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, schools, and churches to enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applications are invited for projects that address community needs and opportunities across a broad range of areas. Grants are dedicated to providing fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 148938
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Adult and Family Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for adult and family literacy programs. Funding is intended to expand and develop literacy and educational programs in an effort to combat adult illiteracy. Funds may be requested in the following categories: - General - Capital - Operating Support -...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183
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Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Public Agencies for Scie...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities. The funding source makes grants in two primary areas: (1) to advance science education, and (2) to invest in strengthening communities w...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494

Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one either the International Reading Association or Readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167
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Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. In addition to the regular grants program, a limited number of catastrophic...

GrantWatch ID#: 162395

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638
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In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also be presented to children to take home.

GrantWatch ID#: 164232
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In-Kind Book Donations to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students. Through this program, schools are awarded children's books and related educational resources that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Democracy, and Jewish Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for valuable contributions in the areas of democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, the environment, health and recreation, Jewish community programming, and reproductive health and rights. Interests, priorities, and geographic restrictions for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Groups for Small-Scale Public Humanities Proj...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $3,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, IHEs, and groups for humanities programs serving public audiences in non-school settings. Particular interest is given to projects that attract diverse audiences, promote meaningful community dialogue, are participatory and eng...

GrantWatch ID#: 165355
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In-Kind Grants of Children's Books to USA Rural Libraries Affected by Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants valued at $800 to USA libraries serving rural communities for assistance recovering from natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Qualifying libraries will receive a collection of quality, new, hardcover children’s books from the program booklist.

GrantWatch ID#: 165910

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Education, and Charitable Events Related to Disease and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for health services, education, and charitable events that relate to at least one of funding source's five areas of interest: HIV/AIDS, hematology and oncology, liver disease, inflammatory and respiratory disease, and cardiovascular conditions. The funding source aims to improve access...

GrantWatch ID#: 169063

Raise Money on YouHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, Veterans, ...

Deadline Ongoing

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GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants and Loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Rural Nonprofits and Agencies for C...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and Tribes located in rural areas to support the development of community facilities. Facilities must offer an essential service and support orderly development for communities located in primarily rural geographic areas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174366

In-Kind Donations of Books to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Supplement Library Co...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations of books to USA nonprofits, schools, colleges and universities, museums and libraries, and local, state, and federal government agencies to build library collections. The books must be chosen in person by a representative at the funding source's facility in Washington, D.C. Participating organizations...

GrantWatch ID#: 174863