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Awards to Canada Published Authors for Outstanding Works of Fiction

Deadline: 05/22/19

Awards of $5,000 and one award of $50,000 to Canada authors to recognize newly-published nonfiction books of literary excellence. Eligible literary fiction works can be short story collections or novels. Awards will be available for books published between October 1, 201...

GrantWatch ID#: 158724

Grants to Indiana and Arizona Nonprofits for Community Enrichment and Self-Sufficiency Progra...

Deadline: 05/22/19

Grants to Indiana and Arizona nonprofit organizations for programs that help people in need; protect animals and nature; and enrich community life primarily in metropolitan Indianapolis and Phoenix. Interested applicants are required to consult with program staff at leas...

GrantWatch ID#: 179343

Awards to Canada Authors to Recognize Newly Published Literary Nonfiction Works of Distinction

Deadline: 05/22/19

Awards of $5,000 and one award of $60,000 to Canada authors to recognize newly-published nonfiction books of literary excellence. Eligible literary nonfiction work may include, among other forms, memoirs, works of personal or journalistic essays, criticism both social an...

GrantWatch ID#: 181425

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

Conference Date: 05/29/19 Deadline: 07/24/19 LOI Date: 06/05/19

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

Awards to California Journalists for Excellent Reporting Related to Language Arts and Reading

Deadline: 05/30/19

Awards to California professional journalists to recognize exceptional reporting related to language arts and reading. Nominations will be accepted in five categories: metropolitan class newspaper, non-metropolitan class newspaper, weekly or semi-weekly newspaper class, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157915

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects that Promote Collabora...

Conference Date: 05/30/19 Deadline: 06/28/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California artists and nonprofit arts organizations for arts projects and programs that promote arts access and training, stability, and collaboration. Funding is intended for projects in the disciplines of music, visual...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline: 05/31/19

Grants of up to $1,750 to Wyoming employees of public and publicly accessible libraries to support continuing education activities. Funding may be requested for courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, and certifications. Additionally, individuals may request funding f...

GrantWatch ID#: 179570

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetry...

Deadline: 05/31/19

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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Award to a Quebec Individual for Translating a Book from French to English

Deadline: 06/01/19

Award of $3,000 to a Quebec publisher or translator for excellence in the translation of a book from French to English. Consideration will be given to books that are works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction that were originally written in French. Graphic novels, electro...

GrantWatch ID#: 155527

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits, Schools, Individuals, and Libraries for Culturally Relevant...

Deadline: 06/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, artists, entrepreneurs, event planners, libraries, IHEs, and schools for small-scale arts projects relevant to current community trends and culture. Funding is intended to support projects that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158602
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Award to a Quebec Author for an Outstanding English-Language Children's Book

Deadline: 06/01/19

Award of $3,000 to a Quebec English-language author of children’s literature for an outstanding fiction, nonfiction, or poetry book for middle-grade or young adult readers. The awardee will be selected based on the significance of the contribution to Quebec English-lan...

GrantWatch ID#: 170332
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Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, Agencies, and Artists for Literary Arts Activiti...

Deadline: 06/01/19

Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations, schools, IHEs, government agencies, and individual artists for a range of activities in the literary arts. Funding is intended to increase public exposure to literature and to raise awareness of the literary heritage of the sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 181327

Grants to Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Artists for Cultural Programs and Projects

Deadline: 06/03/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, individual artists, and unincorporated performing companies for specific cultural programs, projects, series, and exhibitions. This program supports a broad range of activities under t...

GrantWatch ID#: 163534

Grants to Ogle County, Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Schools to Recycle and...

Deadline: 06/06/19

Grants ranging from $100 $2,000 to Ogle County, Illinois nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, libraries, schools, and school districts to encourage recycling and waste reduction. Projects may include source reduction activities, purchasing collection containers ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155247
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Grants to Union County, New Jersey Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Individuals for Histo...

Deadline: 06/21/19 LOI Date: 06/14/19

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Union County, New Jersey nonprofits, agencies, libraries, scholars, and artists for programs and projects in history, arts, and humanities. First-time applicants are required to submit a draft of their application prio...

GrantWatch ID#: 128655

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Humanities Education in Grades 6-12

Deadline: 06/14/19

Award of $1,000 to a Vermont educator to recognize outstanding contributions to humanities education in grades 6 through 12. Examples of eligible humanities subjects include, but are not limited to, history, literature, language, and social studies. Nominations are invit...

GrantWatch ID#: 181071
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and ...

Deadline: 06/15/19

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

Grants to Toronto, Ontario Writers to Create New Works and Finish Works in Progress

Deadline: 06/17/19

Grants of $5,000 and grants of $10,000 to Toronto, Ontario writers to create or complete literary works of fiction, including short stories, novels, graphic novels, and children's literature; poetry; non-fiction; and oral traditions, such as spoken word, rap, dub, and st...

GrantWatch ID#: 167062

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate Ca...

Deadline: 06/19/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 da...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Opportunity and Education

Deadline: 06/27/19

Grants ranging from $3,000 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 currently in-pla...

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

Deadline: 06/27/19

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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Grants to Maryland Childcare Providers to Enhance Childcare Programs and School Readiness

Deadline: 07/01/19

Grants of up to $2,500 to Maryland home and center-based childcare providers for projects that will enhance child care programs and advance school readiness for children. Funding is intended to support providers that are currently acquiring additional education and train...

GrantWatch ID#: 176185
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing o...

Deadline: 07/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science ...

Deadline: 07/15/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 per month to USA, Canada, and International researchers with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree to conduct research at a major library in the United States. Areas of interest for this fellowship are social science and humanistic research. Interd...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Awards to Kentucky Individuals and Organizations for Outstanding Service in Preserving State ...

Deadline: 07/15/19

Awards to Kentucky individuals and organizations for projects related to state or local history. These awards are intended to recognize and express appreciation to civic and business leaders, volunteers, public history professionals, historians, libraries, historical org...

GrantWatch ID#: 170481
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Grants to Iowa and Nebraska Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Health, Economic D...

Deadline: 08/15/19 LOI Date: 07/15/19

Grants to southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska nonprofits and government agencies for projects that improve the quality of life in the region. Funding is primarily focused on the areas of Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie Counties. A Letter of Inquiry is required before su...

GrantWatch ID#: 177891
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community and Economic Development

Deadline: 08/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofits for community and economic development programs that benefit underserved individuals and families. Funding is intended to help communities that are served by the Fund and in which employees reside. Priority is give...

GrantWatch ID#: 157185
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Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, Individuals, Schools, Corporations, and Groups for Huma...

Deadline: 09/15/19 LOI Date: 08/15/19

Grants to Idaho nonprofits, government agencies, schools, corporations, IHEs, groups, teachers, and individuals for a broad range of humanities projects. Applicants for large projects must submit an initial application one month prior to the full application deadline. Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173127
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists to Promote the Arts of Osage Nation and Nat...

Deadline: 09/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses to promote the arts of the Osage Nation and Native American Culture. This program enables Osage artists, as well as Osage-related arts-oriented organizations, to carry out a wide ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610
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Tax Credits to Missouri Nonprofits and Businesses for Community Services and Revitalization

Deadline: 09/04/19

Tax credits to Missouri nonprofit organizations and businesses to implement projects that will positively impact local communities and promote economic development. Tax credits are intended to help strengthen communities through a partnership involving public and private...

GrantWatch ID#: 174794
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Grants to Utah Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline: 09/15/19

Grants to Utah public library employees or board members to take advantage of professional development opportunities. The purpose of this program is to enhance the skills, abilities, and knowledge of individual library employees so they may better serve their patrons. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179628

Grants to Windsor, Ontario Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects and Acti...

Deadline: 09/20/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Windsor, Ontario nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and individuals to enhance arts and cultural opportunities for local residents. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to invest in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173486

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Health and Wellness Programs in the...

Deadline: 10/15/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Wisconsin health practitioners, nonprofits, educators, school districts, government agencies, and libraries for programs, activities, and projects that improve health and wellness in the greater Delton-Wisconsin Dells and Baraboo-Lake area. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 171454

Grants to Kentucky Women for Training and Career Development

Deadline: 10/15/19

Grants to Kentucky women who are pursuing or planning a career within the State's workforce for training and career development. Funding is intended to promote economic self-sufficiency for women by obtaining the education and training they need to succeed. Eligible prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 178862

Grants to Bristol, Rhode Island Nonprofits and Individuals to Enhance Civic Life

Deadline: 10/15/19

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 seek funding for the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179886

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Business Initiatives to Expand the Cultural Media Sector

Deadline: 10/22/19

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations for economic development initiatives in the cultural media sector. Funding is intended to support innovative data analysis, information gathering, and marketing strategies that promote the expansion of the magazine and book publi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184161

Grants to Canada Organizations and Professional Associations to Promote the National Book Ind...

Deadline: 10/31/19

Grants to Canada organizations and professional associations to promote the book industry throughout the country. Funding is intended to support projects in professional development, technology, internship, and marketing. The goal of the program is to facilitate access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181038
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Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin Nonprofits and Individuals to Promote Tourism, Arts, and Cult...

Deadline: 11/15/19

Grants to Eau Claire, Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, 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 positive image...

GrantWatch ID#: 179108

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Benefit Greater Kansas Ci...

Deadline: 11/21/19

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits, schools, and libraries to benefit Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area communities. Funding will be provided for proposals focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, community development, youth development, and disas...

GrantWatch ID#: 142573

Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fren...

Deadline: 12/01/19

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

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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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

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, Agencies, and Groups for Small-Scale Humanities ...

Deadline: Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 136310

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Systems for Housing, Arts, Social Services...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations, government and tribal agencies, and public school systems to benefit the funding source’s communities. Consideration will be given to applications in the areas of economic development, affordable housing, social services, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157265

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Housing, Arts, Social Services, and Econ...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grant to Ohio nonprofits, agencies, and schools to benefit local low- and moderate-income families and individuals. Funding is intended for initiatives in the following areas of focus: affordable housing, arts and culture, social services, and economic development. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 157282

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community, Education, Human Services, a...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Oregon nonprofits, qualified tribal and governmental agencies, and public school systems for programs and projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on the areas of community develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157283

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community Development Projects

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations where the Funding Source has a presence for programs that improve the quality of life for families and individuals. Eligible areas include Enfield, Suffield, Somers, Windsor Locks, and East Windsor. Specia...

GrantWatch ID#: 157353
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Grants to Russell County, Kansas Adults and Youth to Participate in Sports, Arts, and Literac...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $400 to Kansas adults and youth to support participation in extra-curricular programs and activities in Russell County and surrounding areas. Activities can include athletics, literacy programs, performing arts, and visual arts. Funding is intended to pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 159534
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Grants for Professional Development to USA Individuals at Organizations Providing Health Info...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,500 to Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas individuals affiliated with libraries and other organizations that provide health information to support professional development activities. The purpose of this program is to expand professio...

GrantWatch ID#: 159835
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Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167

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