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Total: 60 Literacy & Libraries Grants
Grants to Missouri Nonprofits, For-Profits, Schools, and IHEs for After-School Enrichment Programs
Deadline: 06/27/17
LOI Date: 05/26/17

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Missouri nonprofits, for-profits, schools, school districts, and IHEs for the provision of after-school enrichment programs. Applicants may submit an Intent to Apply through May 26. Funding will support the est...

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits, Employers, IHEs, and Agencies to Strengthen the Workforce
Conference Date: 06/01/17
Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations, employers, colleges and universities, workforce boards, labor unions, local governments, and economic development agencies to form strategic partnerships to strengthen the state’s workforce. Partners...

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works That Promote Diversity
Conference Date: 06/01/17
Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. An application workshop ...

Grants to Alberta Artists, Arts Administrators, and Ensembles for Literary Arts Projects
Conference Date: 06/20/17
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants of up to $15,000 to Alberta individual artists, artists ensembles, and arts administrators for literary arts activities. An informational workshop will be held in Lethbridge on June 20. First-time applicants must request an online registratio...

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Grants to Maryland School Systems and Nonprofits for Extended Day, Summer Term, and Educational Programming
Conference Date: 06/20/17
Deadline: 07/31/17

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Maryland school systems, community schools, and nonprofit organizations to provide quality educational and extended day programming in designated districts. Funding is available for the creation and expansion o...

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Community
Deadline: 06/30/17

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable ho...

Award to a New Hampshire Librarian or Staff Member for Significant Improvement to Library Services
Deadline: 06/30/17

Award to a New Hampshire librarian or support staff member who is currently working at any type of library in the State (i.e., public, academic, school, correctional, corporate, etc.). This award is intended to recognize the outstanding contributio...

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Award to a New Hampshire Library, Librarian, Individual, or Organization for Contributions to Libraries
Deadline: 06/30/17

Award to a New Hampshire library, librarian, or other individual or organization, to honor significant contributions and service to the state’s library community. Qualifying contributions that may be considered for this award include, but are not ...

Grants to Massachusetts Educators, Students, and Individuals to Enhance Public Education in Adams and Cheshire
Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Massachusetts teachers, administrators, students, and community members to enhance education in Adams and Cheshire public schools. The purpose of this program is to promote achievement both academically and in t...

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Organizations in Eligible Northeastern States for Economic and Community Deve...
Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants and in-kind services to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island community development and community finance institutions in the funding source's service area for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income residents or tha...

Grants to Montreal Area, Quebec Artists, Artist Collectives, and Nonprofit Artist Companies for Career Developme...
Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants of up to $2,000, $5,000, and $10,000 to Montreal Area, Quebec individual artists, artist collectives, and nonprofits artistic companies for career development activities. This program supports professional artists through mentorship in effort...

Grants to Maine Local Government Agencies for Workforce Training Programs
Deadline: 07/07/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Maine local government agencies to carry out workforce training programs that address the shortage of trained and available workers. Programs supported through this grant must benefit low and moderate-income communities. F...

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Fellowships to Oregon Writers and Publishers for the Creation and Publication of Quality Writing
Deadline: 07/10/17

Fellowships to Oregon writers and publishers to support high-quality literary writings and publishing. Writers in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply in order to develop, initiate or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction...

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Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Communal and Economic Development
Deadline: 08/25/17
LOI Date: 07/14/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to central Minnesota nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts for programs that foster social and economic development for local residential and business communities. Applicants must first submit a letter of inte...

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Grants to Sonoma County, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for Early Childhood Educa...
Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Sonoma County, California nonprofits, public organizations, individuals, and businesses providing child care services to foster the healthy development of children from the prenatal stage through age five. Applications are ...

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Awards to Canada Published Authors for Outstanding Works of Fiction or Short Stories
Deadline: 07/19/17

Awards of $25,000 and $2,500 to Canada authors of novels or short story collections published between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Publishers should note that the prize is for literary excellence and therefore should only submit books the...

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Awards to Canada Authors for Recently Published Literary Nonfiction Books
Deadline: 07/19/17

Award of $60,000 and awards of $5,000 to Canada authors for producing outstanding literary nonfiction books published between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations must be made by the book publisher. All titles must be in English, thou...

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Awards to South Dakota Librarians and Individuals for Contributions to the Library Community
Deadline: 07/26/17

Awards to South Dakota librarians, library support staff, and other individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to libraries within the state. Individuals are encouraged to submit nominations on behalf of those who have made a positive impact...

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Grants to St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Early Child Development S...
Deadline: 07/31/17

Grants to St. Landry Parish, Louisiana nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and IHEs for the provision comprehensive child development services for economically disadvantaged families. The primary purpose of this program is to ensure that y...

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Grant to an Alabama Nonprofit, For-Profit, Agency, or IHE for Early Child Development Services
Deadline: 07/31/17

Grant to an Alabama nonprofit, for-profit, government agency, or IHE for the provision a comprehensive child development service for economically disadvantaged families in Clay, Randolph, and Talladega counties. The primary purpose of this program i...

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Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: 07/31/17

Grants of up to $1,500 per year to Wyoming public library employees to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Funding must be used for activities that promote the individual employee’s continuing education, such as workshops, co...

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Grant to a Wisconsin Nonprofit, For-Profit, School, IHE, or Agency For Child Care Services for Migrant Families
Deadline: 07/31/17

Grant to a Wisconsin nonprofit, for-profit, school, IHE, or government agency for the provision of high-quality child care services for migrant and seasonal farmworker families in the following Counties: Fond Du Lac, Green Lake, Winnebago, Waushara,...

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Grants to Utah Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: 08/15/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Utah library employees to attend professional development opportunities so they may better serve library patrons. Funding may be requested to reimburse registration fees and travel related to a qualifying professional devel...

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Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, IHEs, and Artists for Short-Term Arts Projects
Deadline: 08/15/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Nevada nonprofit organizations, public agencies, schools, colleges, and individual artists for creative, short-term arts projects and activities. First-time applicants and previously unsuccessful applicants must submit a pr...

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Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Groups for Humanities Programming
Deadline: 08/20/17

Grants of over $1,000 to Montana nonprofits, schools, IHEs, libraries, museums, government agencies, business and professional groups, and ad hoc groups for humanities projects. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. ...

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Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Humanities Media Documentary Projects
Deadline: 08/20/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Montana nonprofits, schools, IHEs, libraries, government agencies, and groups for humanities-focused digital and media projects. Applicants must discuss eligibility with program staff prior to applying. Eligible types of p...

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Award to a Nevada Librarian or Library Trustee for Outstanding Service and Contributions
Deadline: 08/25/17

Award to a Nevada librarian or library trustee for outstanding service and accomplishments in their role. In addition to carrying out sound library practices and addressing a broad scope of community library needs, nominees will be recognized for th...

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Grants to Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Economic Development, Education, Career ...
Deadline: 08/31/17

Grants to Idaho, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations and entities for community benefit activities in eligible areas. Priority funding is intended programs that support low-to-moderate-income individuals and families. Priority focus areas...

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Grants to Hamilton County, Tennessee K-12 Public School Teachers for Creative Teaching Projects
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants of up to $750 to Hamilton County, Tennessee K-12 public school teachers for innovative and effective teaching projects. Funding is intended to help teachers provide exciting, challenging, and meaningful learning experiences for their student...

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Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Environment, and Economic Development
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs and projects focusing on education, nonprofit sustainability, community and economic development, the environment, and/or economic self-sufficiency. Priorit...

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Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, Agencies, and Artists for Literary Arts Activities
Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and individual artists for a broad range of activities in the literary arts. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Draft applicat...

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Grants and Tax Credits to Missouri Nonprofits and Businesses for Community Services and Revitalization
Deadline: 09/13/17

Grants and tax credits to Missouri nonprofit organizations and businesses to implement projects that will positively impact local communities. Nonprofit organizations may request an allocation of tax credits that they may distribute to eligible busi...

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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Humanitarian Efforts in Developing Countries
Deadline: 09/15/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations to support humanitarian projects in developing countries. Applicants are encouraged to confirm eligibility with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to further the...

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Grants to Utah Library Organizations for Staff Professional Development Activities
Deadline: 09/15/17

Grants of up to $3,000 to Utah library organizations for staff professional development opportunities. Funding may be used for library training programs that will ultimately improve services for library patrons. As appropriate, training programs may...

Grants to Canada Publishers and Literary Magazines to Promote Works by Canadian Authors
Deadline: 10/10/17

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada creative writing magazine and literary book publishers for projects that promote works by Canadian authors. Applicants must register online at least 30 days prior to the deadline. First-time applicants are encourage...

Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes
Deadline: 10/15/17

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. Pr...

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Grants to Bristol, Rhode Island Nonprofits and Individuals to Enhance Civic Life
Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to Bristol, Rhode Island nonprofit organizations and individuals to enhance civic life for local residents. Special emphasis is placed on programs benefitting underserved populations. Preference will be given to proposals that...

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Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literary Works
Deadline: 10/20/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada theater companies, publishers, and other arts companies, groups, organizations, and collectives to translate literary and dramatic works into languages that are accessible to Canadian audiences. Applicants must regi...

Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Individuals to Promote Tourism, Arts, and Culture
Deadline: 11/15/17

Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin nonprofits, volunteer organizations, and individuals for events and projects that will promote tourism in the local area. The purpose of this program is to support events that generate overnight stays, promote a posit...

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Benefit Greater Kansas City Communities
Deadline: 11/16/17

Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofits, schools, and libraries to benefit Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area communities. Program areas include arts and culture, education, community development, youth development, and disaster relief. The Foun...

Grants to Northwest Territories Nonprofits, Businesses and Public Agencies for Employee Training
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 per individual to Northwest Territories employers, including businesses, nonprofits, crown corporations, and Aboriginal governments, to train current and future employees. In addition to the cash grant, this program offers tr...

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Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Individuals for Health, Human Needs, and Family Enrichment
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $15,000 to Georgia nonprofits, hospitals, shelters, civic and volunteer organizations, families, and individuals for charitable purposes and basic human needs. Requests will be considered from the funding source’s service area of B...

Grants to USA Organizations in Multiple States for Literary Events Such as Readings and Workshops
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA organizations including colleges, hospitals, correctional facilities, museums, places of worship and libraries in multiple states to support writers' fees for literary events, such as readings and workshops. Priorit...

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Grants to Missouri Library Staff Members for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $500 to $30,000 to Missouri individual library personnel to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Applications are accepted from both individuals and groups. The purpose of this program is to assist profession...

Grants to Alaska Public and School Library Personnel for Professional Development
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,250 to Alaska library directors and library personnel to attend professional development opportunities that will allow them to improve services for library patrons. Eligible recipients are employed at public or combined school pub...

Grants to Vermont Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Health, and Community Development
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Vermont nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public school systems for community development, education, and health and human services. Emphasis is placed on programs that benefit low- and moderate-income communities. Funding ...

Grants to Morristown, New Jersey Teachers for Programs that Enhance Students' Academic Abilities
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Morristown, New Jersey teachers for projects that will foster critical thinking, problem solving, and self-directed learning to enhance their knowledge as well as professional development for faculty. Funds, to be provided primarily for ma...

Grants to Alaska Individual Students for Enrichment Events and Activities in Willow
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of $250 to Willow, Alaska individual K-12 students for enrichment activities. Funding is intended for activities or events that promote self improvement through exploration, interaction, study and discovery. Funding may be used for workshops,...

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Grants to USA Librarians in Multiple States for Professional Development in Medical Information Services
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of approximately $1,500 to Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming librarians employed at a health sciences library or a health sciences program in an academic/community college library. Funding is available to support full-t...

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Raise Money on Uhelpfund for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, and Disaster Relief throughout t...
Deadline: Ongoing

Uhelpfund is used to raise money while applying for grants. The 30-day crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contributors to forward your campaign to thei...