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Total: 72 Literacy & Libraries Grants

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Conference Date: 12/12/19 Deadline: 02/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Benefit Low and...

Conference Date: 01/22/20 Deadline: 02/24/20

Grants to Arizona nonprofit and for-profit organizations and agencies in eligible regions for local community development projects and public services. Funding is intended to offer housing, a suitable living environment, and improved economic opportunities to low and mod...

GrantWatch ID#: 166327

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

Deadline: 01/31/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Scholarships to Israel Students to Pursue Academic Studies at Belgian Universities

Deadline: 01/31/20

Scholarships to Israel students who wish to pursue academic studies at universities in Belgium. Undergraduate students may apply for short-term French language courses taking place during the summer term. Graduate students may apply for longer-term programs taking place ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164777

Award to an Idaho Writer for Excellence in Oratory and Literary Skills

Deadline: 01/31/20

Award of $5,000 per year to an Idaho writer to recognize and honor excellence in the field of literature. Writers will be judged based on their originality, oral reading, mastery of the medium, professional achievement, and community engagement. Recipients will participa...

GrantWatch ID#: 167570
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Awards to Delaware Individuals and Institutions for Contributions to Libraries and Lifelong Le...

Deadline: 01/31/20

Awards to Delaware individuals and institutions for outstanding contributions to the library field, supporting library activities and programs, encouraging lifelong learning and serving library patrons and the community. Awardees can be library employees, trustees, commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 175052

Grants to New Mexico K-12 Schools in Eligible Cities for Innovative Classroom Projects

Deadline: 01/31/20

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to New Mexico K-12 public schools in eligible cities for individual and team projects that offer students innovative educational opportunities. Funding is intended to support hands-on classroom projects that advance stude...

GrantWatch ID#: 176062

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits and Individuals to Support the Arts and Arts Education...

Deadline: 01/31/20

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations and artists to support the arts and arts education in eligible regions. Programs and projects should focus on community engagement. Grants are available in the areas of Art Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 176793

Grants to Idaho Master Artists to Train Apprentice Artists in Traditional Art Forms

Deadline: 01/31/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Idaho master artists to train apprentices in traditional arts. Funding is intended to support a learning-teaching partnership in which a recognized folk artist imparts skills and knowledge to at least one qualifying apprentice of the same cultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 176887

Fellowships to Idaho Artists and Writers for Outstanding Achievements in Design, Craft, and V...

Deadline: 01/31/20

Fellowships of $5,000 to Idaho artists and writers to recognize and support outstanding work in their discipline. For the current year, applications will be accepted from artists in the fields of design, craft, and visual arts. Funding is intended to assist in the artist...

GrantWatch ID#: 176898

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline: 01/31/20

Grants to Wyoming library employees to support continuing education activities. Funding is intended for courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, and certifications. Individuals must be employed at a library with access to the public. Additionally, individuals may reque...

GrantWatch ID#: 179570

Grants to North Dakota and Minnesota Artists in Eligible Counties for Career Development and S...

Deadline: 01/31/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to North Dakota and Minnesota artists in eligible counties to support artistic development and build sustainable careers. Funding is intended for support equipment, supplies, training, services, and creative process and presentation costs. Artists...

GrantWatch ID#: 184108

Grants to British Columbia Individuals, Groups, and Arts and Culture Nonprofits To Benefit th...

Deadline: 02/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia individuals, groups, and nonprofit arts and culture organizations in eligible regions to benefit the local community. Funding is intended for organizations that serve local residents and for arts and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 167530

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

Deadline: 02/01/20

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 merit,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in a ...

Deadline: 02/03/20

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 th...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline: 02/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Grants to Illinois Educators and Schools to Promote Literacy in Eligible Regions

Deadline: 02/03/20

Grants to Illinois individual educators and schools for a range of programs to promote literacy for students. Funding is intended to enhance instructional programs, promote deeper teaching and understanding of literacy, provide opportunities to connect literacy between s...

GrantWatch ID#: 180163

Grants to Washington Individuals, Nonprofits, Groups, and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Prom...

Conference Date: 02/06/20 Deadline: 03/04/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Washington individuals, organizations, groups, and agencies in eligible regions for cultural and historical projects for the public. Funding may be used for the documentation, identification, exhibitions, and interpretation of materials explori...

GrantWatch ID#: 184029

Award to a USA Individual or Nonprofit for Efforts that Promote an Appreciation of Reading

Deadline: 02/13/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA individual or nonprofit organization to recognize the development of an innovative method of promoting and sustaining a lifelong love of reading among local community members. Prize money will be awarded to programs that engage new audiences and...

GrantWatch ID#: 178958

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Combat Discrimination and Racial...

Deadline: 02/13/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for activities addressing racial inequity. Funding is intended for innovative and impactful projects that offer fresh perspectives on racism and provide solutions to discrimination and inequity. Applications will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187665
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Grant to a USA Individual to Attend a Library Career Development Event

Deadline: 02/15/20

Grant of up to $1,000 to a USA individual to attend an educational or career development conference or activity on library and information services. Eligible programs must be offered by the funding source or by another eligible association. Funding is intended to help th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174858

Grants to Oregon Artists and Nonprofits for Public Art Works, Presentations, and Exhibits in ...

Deadline: 03/25/20 LOI Date: 02/19/20

Grants of $3,000 and grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Oregon artists and nonprofits in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties for the creation and presentation of project-based arts programming. Applicants must submit an inquiry application prior to the ful...

GrantWatch ID#: 169595
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Award to a Texas School Employee to Acknowledge Outstanding Work

Deadline: 02/21/20

Award to a Texas school employee to acknowledge his or her outstanding contribution to library-related services. Nominees should demonstrate how they have advanced various literary programs for both students and professionals. Additionally, nominees should demonstrate ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 178458
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Grants to Vermont and New Hampshire Childcare Providers, Schools, and Community Groups for Tra...

Deadline: 02/27/20

Grants of $100 and in-kind grants of books valued at $500 to Vermont and New Hampshire child care providers, school-based programs, and community organizations for staff training related to the importance of books and stories for children ages 0-5. The goal of the progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 187150
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects Benefiting Local Communities

Conference Date: 02/27/20 Deadline: 03/23/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California artists and nonprofit arts organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties for innovative arts projects benefiting local communities. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of music, visual arts, fest...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939
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Award to a Maryland High School Student in an Eligible County to Recognize Outstanding Writing

Deadline: 02/28/20

Award of $3,000 to a Maryland high school junior in an eligible county to recognize outstanding creative writing. The award is intended to acknowledge the writing achievements of a student in the high school graduating class of 2021 who plans to continue studying creativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187793
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Grants to California Childcare Centers, Schools, Teachers, Libraries, and Nonprofits in Eligi...

Deadline: 03/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to California childcare centers, schools, teachers, libraries, and nonprofit literacy organizations in eligible areas for programs that promote reading at grade level. Funding may be used to purchase audio books, teacher resources, books, and workb...

GrantWatch ID#: 140598
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Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Multiple States to Promote Understanding of Heal...

Deadline: 03/01/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA libraries, health professionals, and community organizations in multiple states that provide public access to health information for programs that will positively impact health literacy. Funding is intended for projects that improve health ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159839
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Grants to Utah Individual Artists in the Little Cottonwood Canyon for Art Endeavors

Deadline: 03/01/20

Grant of $500 and grant of $1,000 to Utah individual artists residing in the Little Cottonwood Canyon for a broad range of artistic projects. Funding is intended to support the artistic endeavor of local residents working in disciplines such as crafts, fine arts, perform...

GrantWatch ID#: 177791
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Fellowships to Mississippi Professional Artists to Support and Honor Outstanding Work

Deadline: 03/01/20

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, media, performing, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179374
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Collectives for Literature- Related Projects and Programs in ...

Deadline: 03/02/20

Grants of up to $8,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations and collectives for one-time and short-term literature-related projects and activities in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support the production and presentation of literature-related projects as well as ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169343

Grants to Alberta Artists, Arts Administrators, and Ensembles for Literary Arts Projects

Deadline: 03/02/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Alberta individual artists, artists ensembles, and arts administrators for literary arts activities. First-time applicants must request an online registration at least five business days prior to the deadline. Applicants may request funding for...

GrantWatch ID#: 180306
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Fellowships to Colorado Individuals and Officials to Develop Leadership Skills

Deadline: 03/03/20

Educational fellowships to Colorado public officials, librarians, school superintendents, and individuals to develop effective leadership skills. In this learning environment, participants will have the ability to find solutions to complex problems by analyzing case stud...

GrantWatch ID#: 156862
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Grants to Kentucky Feminist Artists and Organizations to Achieve Social Change for Women and G...

Deadline: 03/06/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Kentucky artists and organizations for a range of art activities in the performing, media, visual, and literary arts disciplines. Funding is intended for programs that inspire positive social change and improve the lives of Kentucky women. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 177505
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Awards to Canada Authors for Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline: 03/11/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge exceptional contributions to the field of literature. Nominations are invited for newly published pieces which provide readers with unique and informed perspectives. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the nonfictio...

GrantWatch ID#: 181425
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Creative Research Projects in E...

Deadline: 03/15/20

Fellowships of $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars, journalists, artists, and intellectuals for research and creative projects in eligible subject areas. Fellows participate in a two-year program where they benefit from professional development activities,...

GrantWatch ID#: 158407
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Language Preservati...

Deadline: 03/15/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and institutions for linguistic fieldwork, language revitalization projects, and archival projects. Funding is intended for projects that address languages in danger of extinction. Projects most likely ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180305
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Grants to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits for Economic Opportuni...

Deadline: 03/25/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations for economic opportunity and education. Grants will be given in areas where the funding source has a business presence and are intended for current programs that directly...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873
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Grants to Alaska Individuals, Nonprofits, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Financial Assist...

Deadline: 03/27/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Alaska individuals and grants of up to $10,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations and agencies for financial assistance and community benefit projects in the funding source's service area, which includes Eagle River, Matanuska, and Susitna. Indiv...

GrantWatch ID#: 179603
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline: 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their nam...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
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Grants to Canada Artists and Organizations for Continuing Education

Deadline: 04/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Canada artists and nonprofit organizations for career development and training. Funding is intended to advance knowledge and professional expertise for local writers, artists, and publishers. The purpose of the grant program is for art professio...

GrantWatch ID#: 163146
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Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals in Eligible Reg...

Deadline: 04/01/20

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 learning about Judaism, especially its heritage, culture, history, and customs. Fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 178737
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Grants to Arizona Individuals and Organizations to Benefit Eligible Communities

Deadline: 04/01/20

Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $750 to Arizona individuals and organizations for programs to benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended for activities in the areas of education, historic preservation, arts, culture, humanities, and the environment. Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 179563
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Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa Sta...

Deadline: 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics...

GrantWatch ID#: 182956
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Grants to Kentucky Artists for Projects that Promote Civic Involvement

Deadline: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $500 to Kentucky individual artists in a range of disciplines for projects that help promote inclusion in the upcoming census and elections. Funding is intended to create social improvements and make a significant civic impact. Grants are available to sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 187902
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fren...

Deadline: 05/15/20

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, di...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and ...

Deadline: 06/01/20

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetry...

Deadline: 06/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfic...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Arts

Deadline: Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869
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Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, IHEs, and Groups for Small-Scale Humanities ...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, museums, libraries, and groups for small-scale humanities programs that serve public audiences. Funding is intended to support project...

GrantWatch ID#: 136310

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