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Fellowships to Nebraska Individual Artists to Recognize and Support Exemplary Artistic Work

Conference Date: 08/28/19 Deadline: 11/22/19

Fellowships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Nebraska individual artists to recognize and support exemplary artistic work. Funding is available in the areas of music and sound, choreography, theater and playwriting, and filmmaking and screenwriting. Applicants must be th...

GrantWatch ID#: 175786

Grants to Kentucky LEAs, Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Out-of-School Enrich...

Conference Date: 09/27/19 Deadline: 11/18/19

Grants to Kentucky LEAs, nonprofits, for-profits, faith-based organizations, IHEs, and government agencies to create and implement quality out-of-school programming that promotes youth development and improves student achievement. Funding is intended for programs that of...

GrantWatch ID#: 176580

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

Deadline: 12/11/19 LOI Date: 10/09/19

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

Fellowships to Tennessee Professional Artists for Exceptional Work in a Specific Art Form

Conference Date: 11/14/19 Deadline: 01/27/20

Fellowships worth $5,000 to Tennessee individual artists who have demonstrated exceptional work in an arts discipline. Monetary awards are offered to professionals of exceptional talent engaging in photography, three-dimensional visual art, crafts, acting, directing, mu...

GrantWatch ID#: 178236

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Performi...

Conference Date: 11/20/19 Deadline: 12/16/19

Awards of $5,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works across a broad range of creative disciplines. Funding is intended to support emerging artists who create exceptional works in the media, literary, visual, and performing arts discipline...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

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
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects Benefiting Local Communities

Conference Date: 11/21/19 Deadline: 12/20/19

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

Grants to Broward County, Florida PreK-12 Teachers and Administrators to Enhance School Curri...

Deadline: 11/22/19

Grants averaging between $500 and $1,200 to Broward County, Florida PreK-12 teachers and school administrators to enhance the school curriculum. Funding is intended to support innovative enrichment projects that examine nontraditional learning methods. Preference will be...

GrantWatch ID#: 175240
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Grants to Wyoming Library Employees for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline: 11/30/19

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
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Award to a New York City Writer for an Outstanding Essay About Brooklyn

Deadline: 12/01/19

Award of $500 to a New York City writer to recognize an outstanding non-fiction essay that takes place in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn or Brooklyn-based characters. Entries will be accepted from writers of all backgrounds and ages. The award is intended to showcase com...

GrantWatch ID#: 163365
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Coll...

Deadline: 12/01/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes signific...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Collabor...

Deadline: 12/01/19

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and assist outstanding collaborative work in the field of preservation. Preservation projects may be conducted in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890
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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
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Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwork

Deadline: 12/02/19

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
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Award to a USA or Canada Public Library, Trustee, or Staff Member for Outstanding Commitment ...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award of $1,500 to a USA or Canada public library, library trustee, or staff member for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. The award may recognize diverse library collections, public programs that on controvers...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Enha...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian, employed by a nonprofit consortium or IHE, to recognize achievements in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements and risk-taking that have contributed significantly to improvements i...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develop...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for significant national or international achievements in research or academic librarianship or library development. This award honors and recognizes achievement in such areas as:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848
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Award to a USA Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Instruction in a College or Research L...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA librarian to recognize the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a research or college library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque.

GrantWatch ID#: 174850
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Inform...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, and International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of natio...

GrantWatch ID#: 174851
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding ...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or international public library to recognize an outstanding program, service, or activity that serves the public in an innovative, cutting-edge way. The winning program will have had a measurable impact on the library's patrons and can b...

GrantWatch ID#: 176535
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian, or Library Worker for Technology ...

Deadline: 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker who has implemented technology and innovation that has improved services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions, using both ol...

GrantWatch ID#: 176575
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Grants to Vermont and New Hampshire Childcare Providers, Schools, and Community Groups for Tra...

Deadline: 12/11/19

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 Arkansas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma Public Library Staff to Attend...

Deadline: 12/13/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Arkansas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma public library staff to attend health information seminars at a professional development conference. Funding is intended to educate library staff on how to provide public access to authoritati...

GrantWatch ID#: 187191
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Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Agencies, Individuals, Schools, Corporations, and Groups for Huma...

Deadline: 01/15/20 LOI Date: 12/15/19

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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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish His...

Deadline: 12/20/19

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history and Jewish studies at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with t...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183
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Fellowships to Montana Individuals for Humanities Research, Writing, and Reflection

Deadline: 12/20/19

Fellowships of up to $4,000 to Montana individuals to carry out focused research within the humanities disciplines. Funding is intended to allow qualifying individuals to devote a period of several weeks to humanities-oriented reflection, writing, and investigation. All ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174630
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Opportunity and Education

Deadline: 12/26/19

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: 12/27/19

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 Oregon Organizations and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects in Union County

Deadline: 12/31/19

Grants of up to $500 to Union County, Oregon cultural organizations and individuals for arts and cultural projects. Funding is intended to support programs in the following areas: performing arts, heritage, literary arts, visual arts, marketing, media arts, and technical...

GrantWatch ID#: 144533
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Awards to Minnesota Individual Artists in Eligible Counties to Recognize Outstanding Artistic ...

Deadline: 01/09/20

Awards of $5,000 to Minnesota individual artists in eligible counties to recognize outstanding work. Funding is intended to support outstanding artists in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties engaging in a range of art mediums and disciplines, such as painting...

GrantWatch ID#: 182999
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline: 01/10/20

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, genetics, medical educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Grants to Ontario Professional Writers to Create New Literary Works

Deadline: 01/15/20

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to Ontario published professional writers to begin or continue literary work in the following genres: fiction, poetry, young adult literature, comics and graphic novels, nonfiction literature, and illustrated writing for children. Fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 164735
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy ...

Deadline: 01/15/20

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or international librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the development, support, and advancement of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered for both formal and informal...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline: 01/15/20

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. Funding is intended to support scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate-leve...

GrantWatch ID#: 177669
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Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literary...

Deadline: 01/15/20

Grants to Canada artistic companies, groups, and organizations to translate Canadian dramatic or literary works into English, French, or an Aboriginal language, for Canadian presentation or publication. Applicants must create an account in the online grants portal at lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 177884
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate Ca...

Deadline: 01/15/20

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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Awards to New Mexico Individuals and Organizations to Honor Contributions to the Fields of Ne...

Deadline: 01/15/20

Awards to New Mexico students, authors, avocational and professional historians, and organizations to recognize outstanding contributions to the fields of State history. Nominations will be considered in a broad range of categories to honor exemplary contributions, servi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178095
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline: 01/18/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International literary artists, music compers, and visual artists to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished housing rent-free and with utilities paid on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, wit...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for Work in the Areas of Dance, Writing, and ...

Deadline: 01/27/20

Fellowships of $15,000 and finalist awards of $1,500 to Massachusetts individual artists to recognize exceptional original work and to foster the creation of new art in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to...

GrantWatch ID#: 162385

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

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
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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
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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

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

Deadline: 05/31/20

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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