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Total: 75 Literacy & Libraries Grants
Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promote Diversity
Conference Date: 11/30/17
Deadline: 12/29/17

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. Priority will be giv...

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Out-of-School Enrichment
Deadline: 02/01/18
LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants starting at $50,000 per year to Nebraska nonprofits, for-profits, schools, government agencies, IHEs, LEAs, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations to provide out-of-school enrichment programming. Applicants must submit a...

Fellowships to Montana Individuals for Humanities Research, Writing, and Reflection
Deadline: 12/20/17

Fellowships of up to $4,000 to Montana individuals to carry out focused research within the humanities disciplines. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. This program allows qualifying individuals to devote a...

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, Agencies, and Groups for Humanities Programming
Deadline: 12/20/17

Grants of over $1,000 to Montana nonprofits, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and groups to support a broad range of humanities projects serving public audiences. Applicants should consult with program staff prior to applying. All supported proje...

Grants to Northern Mariana Islands Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Groups for Humanities Projects
Deadline: 12/29/17

Grants to Northern Mariana Islands nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and ad hoc groups for a broad range of humanities activities. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. Supported projects must be consistent ...

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Grants to Shasta County, California Organizations and Individuals to Benefit Children and their Families
Deadline: 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $1,500 to Shasta County, California organizations and individuals for projects that benefit pregnant women, children ages 0-5 years old, their families, and providers working on behalf of young children. Funding is intend...

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Grants to USA Librarians to Attend a Professional Development Conference
Deadline: 01/05/18

Grants of $1,250 to USA librarians to subsidize costs associated with traveling to the funding source's annual conference. Preference will be given to individuals who demonstrate the greatest need for the purposes of networking, professional develop...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Reference Librarianship
Deadline: 01/05/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve a constructive and imaginative program in a library; inspirational and creative teach...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, Group, or Organization for Reviewing Books for Libraries
Deadline: 01/05/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, editor, group, organization, or review medium for extraordinary work in reviewing books or other media for libraries. Winners of this award will receive a citation. Nominees will be selected b...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Contributions to Adult Services at the Library
Deadline: 01/05/18

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for extraordinary contributions to adult services at the library. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as demonstrated leadership, publications, the measurable effectiven...

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Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania Educators for Outstanding Work in Education
Deadline: 01/05/18

Awards of $1,500 to Delaware County, Pennsylvania educators to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education. Eligible nominees may be classroom teachers, librarians, and therapists and specialists who work in the classroom setting...

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Award to a USA Paralibrarian for Contributions to the Library Profession
Deadline: 01/09/18

Award of $1,500 to a USA paralibrarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the library profession. This award highlights the essential role of paralibrarians in promoting excellence in library service. Special emphasis is placed on the winnerâ...

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Grants to Iowa PreK-12 Teachers and Librarians for Educational Programs that Integrate Agriculture
Deadline: 01/10/18

Grants of up to $200 to Iowa teachers and librarians in grades PreK-12 for educational programs that will teach students about agriculture. Programs should use the subjects of social studies or language arts to teach agriculture and can take place d...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact
Deadline: 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, ...

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Grants to Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists for Quality Arts Programming in Southern Illinois
Deadline: 01/15/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Southern Illinois nonprofits, schools, libraries, and individual artists dedicated to providing high-quality arts programming and community engagement throughout the region. New applicants are strongly advised to contact pr...

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Award to a Massachusetts Educator in Recognition of Exemplary and Outstanding Contributions to Literacy
Deadline: 01/15/18

Award to a Massachusetts educator in recognition of exemplary and outstanding contributions to literacy. The award aims to call attention to the work that is being done locally to improve the quality of reading instruction and teaching techniques. ...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy and Instruction
Deadline: 01/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the support, advancement, and development of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the foll...

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Grants to Sonoma County, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for Early Childhood Educa...
Deadline: 01/15/18

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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Grants to Sonoma County, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Benefit Young Children
Deadline: 01/15/18

Grants to Sonoma County, California nonprofits, businesses, and public agencies for programs that promote the development and support of children ages 0 to 5 and their families. Eligible programs are those that focus on the areas of children's healt...

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Awards to New Mexico Individuals and Organizations for Contributions to the Field of History
Deadline: 01/15/18

Awards to New Mexico students, authors, avocational and professional historians, and organizations to recognize outstanding contributions to the discipline of history. Nominations will be considered across a range of categories for exemplary contrib...

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Grants to Utah Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities
Deadline: 01/15/18

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 Connecticut Nonprofits for Housing, Community Service, and Economic Development
Deadline: 01/15/18

Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Special consideration will be given to programs and organizations that support and promote community developmen...

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Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Care Facilities for Arts Programming for Underserved Children
Deadline: 01/16/18

Grants of up to $8,000 to Kentucky nonprofits, government agencies, IHEs, hospitals, libraries, for-profit care facilities, and correctional facilities to provide arts experiences to children with a parent in the military, long-term health care, or ...

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Grants to Johnson County, Kansas Public Schools and Educators for Projects that Promote Excellence in Teaching an...
Deadline: 01/18/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to Northeast Johnson County, Kansas public schools, school departments, teachers, librarians, counselors, nurses and other PreK-12 school district educators for programs and projects that promote innovative and challenging tea...

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus
Deadline: 01/18/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campu...

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Grants to Amenia, New York Students, Teachers, Community Members, and Nonprofits for Educational Enrichment Prog...
Deadline: 01/20/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to Amenia, New York students, teachers, administrators, community members, and community nonprofit organizations in the eligible school district for projects that enrich the educational experiences of teachers and ...

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Grants to Lanesborough, Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals for Projects that will Benefit Elementary School...
Deadline: 01/20/18

Grants generally ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Lanesborough, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects that will benefit elementary school students. Students, teachers, school staff, parents, and community members are encou...

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Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literary Works
Deadline: 01/20/18

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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Fellowships to New York Individual Artists for Unrestricted Support in a Range of Disciplines
Deadline: 01/24/18

Fellowships of $7,000 to New York individual artists at any stage in their career to recognize and support outstanding work in the following media: painting, video and film, folk and traditional arts, fiction, and interdisciplinary work. This fellow...

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Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for Work in the Areas of Dance, Writing, and Painting
Deadline: 01/29/18

Fellowships of $12,000 and awards of $1,000 to Massachusetts individual artists in recognition of exceptional original work in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to provide direct, unr...

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Grants to Nunavut Groups and Individuals in the Kivalliq Region for Activities that Promote Inuit Traditions, Cu...
Deadline: 01/30/18

Grants to Nunavut community groups and individuals for projects or programs in the Kivalliq region that promote Inuit traditional activities, skills, and language. The funding source works with and receives direction from Inuit elders and youth of t...

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Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California
Deadline: 01/31/18

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history, and its f...

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Awards to Delaware Individuals and Institutions for Contributions to Libraries and Lifelong Learning
Deadline: 01/31/18

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 empl...

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Grants to California Organizations and Individuals to Utilize a Rural Space for Arts, Life Skills, Environmental,...
Deadline: 01/31/18

Grants to California organizations and individuals for the opportunity to utilize a unique rural location for environmental, arts, cultural, life skills, and healing arts programs. This program is not a cash award; it is a labor for recreation tra...

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in the Face of Adversity
Deadline: 02/01/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize someone who has exhibited extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with these situations with integrity ...

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Grants to Georgia and South Carolina Individuals and Organizations to Benefit Residents in the City of Augusta A...
Deadline: 02/01/18

Grants to Georgia and South Carolina individuals and organizations for programs that will enhance the lives of residents in eligible communities. Funding will be provided for programs that contribute to the artistic, educational, scientific, literar...

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Residencies to New Brunswick Artists for Career Development Opportunities in Quebec
Deadline: 02/01/18

Residences of up to $10,000 to New Brunswick professional artists for residencies of one to three months to Quebec for creation-based projects in professional development. Artists may have complete autonomy and define their own parameters and condit...

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Residencies to New Brunswick Artists for Career Development Opportunities in Manitoba
Deadline: 02/01/18

Residences of up to $10,000 to New Brunswick professional artists for residencies of one to three months in Manitoba for creation-based projects in professional development. Artists may have complete autonomy and define their own parameters and cond...

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Grants to Alberta Artists, Arts Administrators, and Ensembles for Literary Arts Projects
Deadline: 02/01/18

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 m...

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish History and Heritage
Deadline: 02/02/18

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides...

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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City
Deadline: 02/15/18

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York metro area to make use of library collections in New York City. Applications are invited from scholars currently engaged in independent, post-docto...

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Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, IHEs, and Artists for Short-Term Arts Projects
Deadline: 02/15/18

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 Monterey County, California Artists to Create, Produce, and Present to the Community
Deadline: 02/15/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Monterey County, California artists to create, produce, and present their art. The funding source aims to improve the quality of life and impact the region through the visual, performing, and literary arts. The program ...

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Grants to Utah Individual Artists in the Little Cottonwood Canyon for Artistic Endeavors
Deadline: 03/01/18

Grants to Utah individual artists residing in the Little Cottonwood Canyon to support a broad range of artistic projects. The purpose of this grant is to support the artistic endeavors of local residents working in disciplines such as crafts, fine a...

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Fellowships to Mississippi Professional Artists to Support and Honor Outstanding Work
Deadline: 03/01/18

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, m...

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel
Deadline: 03/01/18

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows...

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Grants to Canada Publishers and Literary Magazines to Promote Works by Canadian Authors
Deadline: 03/15/18

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 New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Individuals and Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Arts-Based...
Deadline: 04/01/18

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 Eau Claire, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Individuals to Promote Tourism, Arts, and Culture
Deadline: 04/15/18

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...

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and Documentary Fields
Deadline: 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and cu...