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Total: 47 Literacy & Libraries Grants
Grants to Arkansas Nonprofits, Agencies, and Property Owners to Restore Historic Sites
Conference Date: 01/05/17
Deadline: 03/10/17
LOI Date: 01/27/17

Grants of up to $60,000 to Arkansas nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and property owners for the restoration of historically significant sites. An informational conference is scheduled for January 5. Optional letters of inquiry will be ...

Grants to Olathe, Kansas Public School Teachers for Before and After School Learning Programs
Deadline: 02/23/17

Grants of up to $2,500 per classroom and up to $5,000 for building-level programs to Olathe, Kansas public school staff members and teachers for extracurricular academic enrichment programs in math, science, reading, writing and social studies. Fund...

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Award to a Saskatchewan Individual for Significant Contributions to School Library Programs
Deadline: 02/24/17

Award to a Saskatchewan individual to recognize the efforts and contribution towards effective school library services. The recipient must stimulate interest and support in the planning, maintenance, and implementation of library services at all lev...

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Award to a Saskatchewan School Administrator for Promoting Effective School Library Programs
Deadline: 02/24/17

Award to a Saskatchewan school administrator who has made an outstanding contribution to effective school library programs as well as the educational environment of the school. The award is intended to stimulate interest in planning, supporting, and...

Grants to Canada Individuals and Arts Organizations to Support Travel to Promote Canadian Arts
Deadline: 02/28/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Canada artists and arts organizations to support national and international travel to reach new markets and showcase their work. Funding in this cross-disciplinary program is available for performing arts, media and visual...

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Awards to USA PreK-12 Educators for Inspiration and Creativity in Teaching
Deadline: 02/28/17

Awards to USA PreK-12 individual educators and school staff to recognize inspiring and creative teaching. The Foundation seeks to honor resourceful and ingenious educators who encourage students to be creative, think critically, inspire innovation a...

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Award to a USA Individual or Organization for Efforts that Promote an Appreciation of Reading
Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of $10,000 to recognize a USA individual, nonprofit, museum, library, start-up, or other institution for efforts to develop an innovative method of promoting and sustaining a lifelong love of reading among local community members. The focus ...

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Counties for Economic and Early Childhood Deve...
Deadline: 02/28/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public educational institutions, and units of government in eligible southern counties for economic development and early childhood development. Preference will be given to projects that ...

Fellowships to Mississippi Professional Artists to Support and Honor Outstanding Work
Deadline: 03/01/17

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to Mississippi professional artists to support and honor artists who display the ability to create outstanding work in their field. Funding is intended to support artists in select fields in the areas of folk, literary, p...

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Grants to Virginia Schools, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Out-of-School Academic Enrichment Programs
Conference Date: 03/01/17
Deadline: 04/07/17

Grants starting at $50,000 to Virginia schools, nonprofits, IHEs, faith-based organizations, and for-profit organizations to provide out-of-school-time, academic enrichment opportunities. Applicants must register by February 24 to attend the March 1...

Award to a Guilford County, North Carolina Teacher for Outstanding Efforts in Teaching Reading Proficiency
Deadline: 03/03/17

Award of $2,000 to recognize a Guilford County, North Carolina public school teacher for outstanding work in teaching reading proficiency. This award is intended to honor a reading teacher for his or her efforts in reading education. Priority will...

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Grants to Kentucky Artists and Organizations to Achieve Social Change for Women and Girls Through the Arts
Deadline: 03/03/17

Grants to Kentucky individual artists and organizations for a range of art activities in the performing, media, visual, and literary arts disciplines, with a goal of inspiring positive social change and improving the lives of Kentucky women. Funding...

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Awards to Wisconsin Organizations, Programs, and Individuals for the Preservation of Historical Documents
Deadline: 03/15/17

Awards to Wisconsin organizations, programs, and individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to historical archives and documentation. These awards honor efforts to preserve and increase the availability of historical resources in any format....

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College Scholarships to Utah High School Seniors Who Comprehend Financial Literacy Concepts
Deadline: 03/17/17

Scholarships of $1,250 each to Utah high school seniors who can demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literacy concepts and are pursuing a post-secondary education. These scholarships may be used for any field of study at an accredited Tit...

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Grants to Lafayette County, Mississippi Individual Artists to Develop New Works of Art
Deadline: 03/30/17

Grants to Mississippi individual artists to support the development and completion of a new work in the visual, music, film, and literary arts. The initial arts presentation must occur in Lafayette County. Funding is intended to ensure that those wi...

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Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants of up to $1,500 to Wyoming public library employees to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Funding must be used for the individual employee’s continuing education. Eligible activities may include workshops, conferences...

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Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Individuals and Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Jewish Lea...
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants of up to $500 to Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools and libraries in eligible regions for projects and materials that encourage public learning about Judaism, especially its heritage, cultur...

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Grants to Bisbee, Arizona Individuals and Organizations for Culture, Preservation, Literacy, and Environment
Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to Bisbee, Arizona individuals and organizations for programs that benefit the local community in the areas of arts, culture, education, environment, historic preservation, and literacy. Individuals may request grants of up to $500, and organ...

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Awards to Oregon Educators to Recognize Extraordinary Work in Teaching the Subject of English Language Arts
Deadline: 04/06/17

Awards to Oregon educators to acknowledge their extraordinary work in teaching the subject of English language arts. Nominees may work at any level of education including elementary, middle school, high school, or in higher education. Nominees shoul...

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Grants to Bristol, Rhode Island Nonprofits and Individuals to Enhance Civic Life
Deadline: 04/15/17

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 Montana Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Groups for Humanities Programming
Deadline: 04/20/17

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 USA Librarians in Multiple States to Enhance Skills in Medical Information Services
Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants of up to $1,500 to Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming full-time librarians employed at qualifying medical libraries for professional development opportunities. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the ...

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Grants to Kentucky Individuals and Groups to Advance the Workforce Potential of Women
Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants to Kentucky individual students and groups to improve economic opportunities for women residing within the state. Applications will be accepted from women for academic and career-advancing opportunities, as well as from groups that provide wo...

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Award to a California Individual to Publish and Promote Literature about State History
Deadline: 05/01/17

Award with a prize of $5,000 to a California author as an advance for the publication of a book that addresses an aspect of the history of California in an engaging and informative manner. In addition to the cash advance, the prize includes publicat...

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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers to Translate French Literature
Deadline: 05/15/17

Grants and awards to USA literary publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Consideration will be given to both fiction and non-fiction writings. Eligible liter...

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Grants to Utah Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: 05/15/17

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 Utah Library Organizations for Staff Professional Development Activities
Deadline: 05/15/17

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...

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Grants to Indiana and Arizona Nonprofits for Community Services, Education, Arts, and Environment in Eligible Ci...
Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants to Indiana and Arizona nonprofits for programs that enhance the quality of life in the region. Potential applicants must consult with grants program staff at least two months prior to the proposal deadline, and if invited to do so, must then ...

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Grants to Missouri K-12 Teachers for Classroom Programs that Promote Agricultural Education
Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants of up to $250 for individuals and $500 for groups to Missouri K-12 educators for classroom programs that promote agricultural education and literacy. Funding is intended to enable teachers to purchase the materials they need and implement cl...

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Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literary Works
Deadline: 06/10/17

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...

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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 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...

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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...

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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,...

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...

Grants to New Mexico Library Staff Members for Activities to Improve Skills and Efficiency
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to New Mexico individual library staff members for financial assistance to participate in a wide range of activities, events, and classes to help improve their efficiency and skills. Funding is intended to be used by library pe...

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Grants to Maryland Childcare Providers to Enhance Childcare Programs and Children's School Readiness
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,500 to Maryland childcare providers for projects that will promote child care programs, and advance school readiness for children. Funds may be used towards buying equipment, supplies, and materials. Focus will be given to educati...

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Grants to Tennessee K-12 Educators for Professional Development in Arts Education
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Tennessee full-time educators to improve their professional capacity to integrate the arts into K-12 educational settings. Arts integration may involve bringing performing, literary, and visual arts into non-art...

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate Canadian Works
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations, multidisciplinary arts organizations, and publishers to translate Canadian dramatic and literary works to languages accessible to an international audience. Eligible ac...

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Grants to Quebec Comic Book Artists and Professional Writers to Promote Authors' Literary Works at Bookstores
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Quebec comic book artists and professional writers to help authors promote their literary works by increasing their visits to local accredited bookstores. Additionally, this program will seek to advance the development of partnerships amon...

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Grants to Quebec Professional Writers and Storytellers for the Creation of Public Literary Performances
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Quebec professional writers, storytellers, and spoken word artists working in the literary realm to help support the creation of public performances and presentations. Artists should either be in the middle of their career...

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Grants to New Mexico Library Employees for Professional Development and Continuing Education
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $250 to New Mexico library employees to support continuing education and professional development activities. Funding may be used for registration and tuition costs, the purchase of materials, and travel, meals, and lodging. Applican...