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Total: 49 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 USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus
Deadline: 01/18/17

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 Lake Charles, Louisiana Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Schools for Arts Projects and Programming
Deadline: 01/20/17

Grants of up to $3,000 to Lake Charles, Louisiana nonprofits, government agencies, IHEs, and schools for arts and cultural projects that benefit the local community. Applicants may request assistance prior to the deadline. Nonprofit arts organizatio...

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Grants to New York and Local Indian Nations Artists for Unrestricted Funding
Deadline: 01/25/17

Grants of $7,000 to New York individual artists, as well as artists from Indian Nations located within New York State. Artists must specifically be working in one of the five fields listed below. Funding will be provided for unrestricted use and doe...

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Award to a Texas School Administrator to Honor Outstanding Work in Supporting Library Services
Deadline: 01/27/17

Award to a Texas school administrator to acknowledge their outstanding contributions to library related services. Nominees should demonstrate how they have advanced various literary programs for both students and professionals. Additionally, nominee...

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Grants to Nunavut Community Groups and Individuals in the Kivalliq Region for Activities that Promote Inuit Tradi...
Deadline: 01/30/17

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...

Grants to Seeley Lake, Montana Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Benefit
Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants ranging from $100 to $2,500 to Seeley Lake, Montana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, and educational institutions for special projects, continuing programs, or capital support. Funding areas include education, communit...

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Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California
Deadline: 01/31/17

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 fu...

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Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development and Training Opportunities
Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants of up to $1,500 to individuals who are library volunteers for continuing education opportunities. Projects can include attending conferences and workshops, completing a degree or certification program, and general courses. Individuals may se...

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Awards to Delaware Individuals and Institutions for Contributions to Libraries and Lifelong Learning
Deadline: 01/31/17

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...

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Humanities Books for a General Public Audience
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $50,400 to USA individual authors and scholars for the writing of books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised to register online at least two weeks prior to the deadline. T...

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Grants to Georgia and South Carolina Individuals and Organizations for Educational and Cultural Enrichment
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Georgia and South Carolina individuals and organizations for programs that will enhance the lives of residents in eligible communities. Funding will be awarded to programs that seek to provide artistic, educational, scientific, literary, h...

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Grants to Naperville, Illinois PreK-12 Public Schools for Educational Enrichment and Curriculum Enhancement
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Naperville, Illinois eligible PreK-12 public schools for educational enrichment projects. Applications may be submitted by students, staff, faculty, community members, or parents. Funding is intended to encourage innovation, creativity, an...

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits and Agencies to Improve the Integration of Healthcare Resources
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for projects that improve healthcare outcomes through the development of patient-centered strategies. Eligible projects include workforce training, information dissemination, and evaluat...

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Grant to a USA School Librarian to Encourage Reading and Literacy for Children in Grades K-9
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grant of $2,500 to a USA school librarian to design and implement a reading and literacy program for children in grades K-9. Priority will be given to programs that motivate struggling readers. The program must be innovative and encourage reading in...

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Fellowship to an Israel Writer to Participate in a Literary Arts Program in Iowa
Deadline: 02/01/17

Fellowship to an Israel individual author, poet, playwright, literary translator, or scripter to participate in a writing program in Iowa, USA. The writing program will allow participants to participate in cultural exchange, set aside time to hone t...

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Grants to Texas Library Staff Members in Rural Areas to Attend a State Conference
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Texas library staff members in rural communities for travel funds to attend an annual state conference. Funding may be used towards travel expenses or to replace personnel. Eligible applicants are those directly involved in the daily opera...

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Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Environment, and Economic Development
Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Newaygo County, Michigan nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs and projects focusing on education, nonprofit sustainability, community and economic development, the environment, and/or economic self-sufficiency. Priorit...

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research at the Funding Source's Center
Deadline: 02/02/17

Fellowships of $17,500 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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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in the Face of Adversity
Deadline: 02/03/17

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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Awards to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Connecting Underserved Youth with Arts and Humanities
Deadline: 02/08/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA nonprofits, government agencies, schools, IHEs, and tribes to recognize outstanding programs that connect underserved children and youth with the arts and humanities. Eligible programs must be held outside of the regular sch...

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Grants to Lawrence Township, New Jersey Public School Educators to Enhance Classroom Learning
Deadline: 02/10/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Lawrence Township, New Jersey public school teachers and administrators for projects that enhance the quality of education and promote positive youth development. Applications will be considered for projects involving any ...

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Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Low-Income Early Childcare
Deadline: 02/14/17

Grants to Los Angeles County, California nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, schools, and public agencies to provide quality, comprehensive early child care programming (ages 0-5) to low-income children and families. Programs must serve families residing...

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Grant to a Colorado Nonprofit, For-Profit, School, or Agency to Promote School Readiness for Migrant Children
Deadline: 02/14/17

Grant to a Colorado nonprofit, for-profit, school, or government agency for comprehensive early education programs targeting low-income, migrant children. Programs must serve families residing in Mesa, Larimer, Montrose, Weld, Delta, and Adams Count...

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Grant to a Harvey County, Kansas Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Agency for Low-Income Early Childcare Programming
Deadline: 02/14/17

Grant to a Harvey County, Kansas nonprofit, for-profit, community-based, or faith-based organization to hold comprehensive early childhood education programs serving low-income families. The purpose of this program is to ensure that all children are...

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One Grant to a USA Librarian or Library Professional to Attend a Continuing Education Event
Deadline: 02/15/17

One grant of up to $1,000 to a USA librarian or library professional to attend a continuing education event or professional development conference offered by the funding source or by another eligible association (see below). Funding is intended to ...

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Award to a Collier County, Florida K-12 Educator for Lessons Promoting Tolerance
Deadline: 02/15/17

Award to a Collier County, Florida K-12 teacher or educator to recognize the delivery of outstanding lessons promoting diversity and tolerance. Nominations will be considered for educators in any position, including but not limited to teachers, scho...

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Grants to Pike Township, Indiana Teachers, Individuals, and Groups to Enhance Public School Education
Deadline: 02/17/17

Grants of up to $3,000 to Pike Township, Indiana school teachers, staff members, and affiliated groups to enhance the quality of education in local public schools. Applicants may be required to discuss proposals with Foundation staff prior to applyi...

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Grants to Delaware Organizations and Teachers for Holocaust Educational Projects
Deadline: 02/17/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to Delaware teachers and organizations for one-time educational opportunities related to the Holocaust. Teachers of any discipline are invited to apply. Please note that preference may be given to social studies, history, Engl...

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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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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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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 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 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 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 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,...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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 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 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 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 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 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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Crowdfunding Opportunities for USA, Canada, International Nonprofits, Individuals and Businesses
Deadline: Ongoing

Crowdfunding opportunities starting at $500 and without limit to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, public agencies, businesses, and individuals to help raise additional funds for projects, programs, and activities in a wide range of areas. ...

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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...