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Total: 51 Literacy & Libraries Grants
Grants to Orange County, North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Artists for Arts Programming
Conference Date: 04/06/17
Deadline: 06/02/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to Orange County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, schools, and individual artists for high-quality arts programs, services, and projects. Information sessions will be held April 6...

Grants to Minnesota Professional Artists for Career Development in the Performing and Literary Arts
Conference Date: 04/19/17
Deadline: 05/19/17

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to Minnesota professional artists to for projects and career development in the literary and performing arts. Information sessions are scheduled for April 19 and June 17. Applicants are encouraged to contact pro...

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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...

Awards to Recognize Teachers in New England States for Excellence in Teaching English and Language Arts
Deadline: 05/01/17

Awards to recognize Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching English and/or Language Arts. There are two awards currently available. The first award recognize...

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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...

Grants to Maine Local Government Agencies for Workforce Training Programs
Deadline: 05/05/17

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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Awards to Illinois Organizations, Groups, and Individuals for Library Service Excellence
Deadline: 05/15/17

Awards of $1,000 to Illinois libraries, library consortiums, and non-library institutions, groups, and individuals for superior librarianship. The winner is chosen among the nominees for consistent contribution and service to the library over the ye...

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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...

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...

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 Nevada Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, IHEs, and Artists for Short-Term Arts Projects
Deadline: 05/15/17

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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In-Kind Professional Development Grants to USA Teachers and School Counselors Working to Help Diverse Gifted Stud...
Deadline: 05/16/17

In-kind professional development grants to USA teachers, school psychologists, and school counselors who work in Title I schools and are new to the field of gifted education. The opportunity provides teachers with tools for identifying and understa...

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Grants to USA Individual Writers for New Literary Works on Contemporary Visual Art
Deadline: 05/17/17

Grants to USA writers to create new works on contemporary visual arts. Grants are made to both established and emerging writers and can be in the categories of articles, blogs, books, new and alternative media, or short-form writing. Funding will ap...

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Awards to USA High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetry, Fiction, and Literary Nonfiction Works
Deadline: 05/30/17

Awards of $200 to USA high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing poetry, fiction, and/or literary nonfiction works. The funding source will also acknowledge excellence in poetry writing with awa...

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Award to a North Carolina School Administrator for Contributions to Library Media Programs
Deadline: 05/31/17

Award of $1,000 to a North Carolina public or private school administrator to recognize an outstanding library media program. Nominations are accepted on behalf of principals, superintendents, district administrators, curriculum directors, and other...

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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 Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: 05/31/17

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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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 Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Economic Development, Education, Career ...
Deadline: 05/31/17

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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Award to a Michigan Individual for Outstanding Dedication to Libraries and the Library Profession
Deadline: 06/01/17

Award to a Michigan individual, including community supporters, elected officials, and trustees, for outstanding contributions to libraries and the library profession. Nominees' activities may include advocacy, demonstrating support, and providing f...

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Grants to Alabama Nonprofits for Arts, Culture, Community, and Health
Deadline: 07/28/17
LOI Date: 06/01/17

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations for a broad range of activities to enhance the quality of life in Birmingham and statewide. LOIs are due June 1. For the upcoming cycle, requests will be considered in the areas of arts, culture, community a...

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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 ...

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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 Alberta Nonprofits for Humanitarian Efforts in Developing Countries
Deadline: 06/15/17

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 Weld County, Colorado K-12 Educators for Student Learning Initiatives
Deadline: 06/15/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to Weld County, Colorado K-12 teachers and educational personnel to foster effective educational methods, creative teaching initiatives, and experiential classroom experiences. Funding is intended to support teache...

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Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Humanities Education in Grades 6-12
Deadline: 06/15/17

Award of $1,000 to a Vermont individual educator to recognize contributions to the quality of humanities education for students in grades 6 through 12. Self-nominations will not be accepted. The purpose of this award is to honor an outstanding educa...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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 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 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...

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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...

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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Grants to Connecticut and Massachusetts Nonprofits for Economic Development, Community, and Health Programs
Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to Connecticut and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs and events that benefit residents in communities where the funding source does business. The Foundation’s emphasis is on programs and ser...