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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Arts Activities and Events

Deadline 07/21/20 LOI Date: 07/09/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, agencies, and tribes for arts activities and events. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects at any stage of production. Applicants must apply under one of the following categories: artist ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189889

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International scholars with an advanced degree to conduct research. Fellowships are intended for researchers with an interest in social science and humanities projects. The Funding Source has a special interest in those projects that demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges. Interdi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA Native American and Pacific Islander nonprofit organizations, agencies, and IHEs for social and economic development and capacity building opportunities for tribal governments. Funding is intended to support community-driven projects that preserve Native cultures, increase self-sufficiency, and promote commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 149370

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

Grants to USA Photojournalists for News Stories on Underreported Topics

Deadline 07/19/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA photojournalists for news stories that cover underreported topics. Funding is intended to assist with costs of reporting stories that address current systemic problems including, but not limited to, the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on disadvantaged communities, food insecurity, police brutalit...

GrantWatch ID#: 190722

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Workplace Safety Training Programs

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, IHEs, and tribal and Native entities to support workforce health and safety training initiatives. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 154627

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, IHEs, and Tribes to Develop Materials f...

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, IHEs, employer associations, and tribal and Native entities to develop materials for occupational safety education and training programs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 186007

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 07/22/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, careers, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958
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Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Purchase Books for their Classroom

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants valued at $500 to USA and territories PreK-12 individual teachers to purchase books for their classroom. The goal of this program is to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries. These funds are provided to the individual teacher and not th...

GrantWatch ID#: 170554
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Grants to USA Organizations and Libraries in Multiple States to Enhance Access to Health Inf...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $19,000 to USA organizations and libraries in multiple states and territories for programs that improve access to health information. Requests will be accepted from funding source member organizations in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, Mississi...

GrantWatch ID#: 190899

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits and Agencies for Health and Educational Projects

Deadline 10/15/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects in the areas of health and education. A Letter of Intent is required before submission of a full application. Funding is intended to support projects that improve the quality of life and health of residents in Tri-Cities Area communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 168360

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Children's and Youth Educational Programs

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs. Priority areas of funding include the environment, literacy, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and job training.

GrantWatch ID#: 170809

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Youth in Grad...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and schools in the funding source's service area for programs serving K-12 youth. Focus areas include arts education and academic programming, including tutoring. Funding is intended for initiatives that have a proven track record and benefit more than 500 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended for programs that may help close the opportunity or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 08/01/20

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 grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497

Grant to a USA Author for Assistance in the Completion of a Partially-Written Novel

Deadline 08/01/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA author for assistance in the completion of a partially-written novel. Funding is intended for authors of children's or young adult fiction. Applicants must have previously published books. Judges will be looking for candidates whose work has not yet attracted a broad readership.

GrantWatch ID#: 190626

Grant to USA Authors to Honor Outstanding Works of Literary Nonfiction

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA authors to honor outstanding works of literary nonfiction. Funding is intended for unfinished projects describing a place, event, movement, or individual. Topics of previous winning submissions include life in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and the diminishing population of Bahamian descent in F...

GrantWatch ID#: 190627

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles advocated by the award.

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Award to a USA Author of Color to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author of color to recognize an outstanding literary work. Preference will be given to submissions in the categories of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, biography, memoir, and to general works of literary character. Eligible authors are those who self-identify as writers of color.

GrantWatch ID#: 190585
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Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in 2020 and must be the author's first published book.

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive P...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Essays

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding collection of individual essays. Essays may be centered around a single subject or address a variety of topics. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winn...

GrantWatch ID#: 190605

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Work of Science-Related Literature

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding work of science-related literature. Eligible works are those that successfully explain complex concepts to a general audience. Writing must be on the subject of the physical or biological sciences. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers.

GrantWatch ID#: 190606
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work in the Genre of Biography

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA author for an outstanding literary work in the genre of biography. Eligible works display exceptional artistic, narrative, and literary merit. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or...

GrantWatch ID#: 190608
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work of General Nonfiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding literary work of general nonfiction. Eligible writings are those that address contemporary issues. Submissions are accepted from literary agents and publishers. Awardees and finalists are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or finalist seal.

GrantWatch ID#: 190609

Award to a USA Translator to Recognize an Outstanding Translation of a Book of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator to recognize an outstanding translation of a book of poetry from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from Hungarian, Spanish, French, and Japanese. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190616

Award to a USA Translator for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Prose

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator for an outstanding translation of literary prose from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Japanese, and Norwegian. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190617
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Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 08/17/20

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support digital publishing of books on humanities-related subjects. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive program is to make outstanding humanities books availa...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists for Native American Arts and Cultural Proj...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses for Native American arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is intended to support activities, education, and projects related to the culture of the Osage Nation. Grants may be used to support a wide range of projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173610
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged C...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for mobile lending libraries serving disadvantaged children. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade.

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/10/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Applications are welcome from a broad range of fields, including but not limited to, youth leadership, justice, and pressing social and policy issues that engage ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely used curriculum, and generating excitement or demand for e...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 09/14/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Proposals written for ethnic media as well as those subm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Pursue Projects or Teach at a Univer...

Deadline 09/15/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International artists in various disciplines to pursue projects or teach at the university level. Funding is intended for applicants who show noteworthy potential in their artistic practice. Applications will be accepted from artists in the disciplines of writing, dance, music, theater, desi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174673

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Study, Write, and Work in New Y...

Deadline 09/25/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to study, write, and work in a library in New York. This program is open to scholars, academics, translators, writers, and visual artists. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about scholarship and literature.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018
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In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/20

In-kind grants of new children's books valued at up to $800 to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over 500 high-quality hardcover childre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits for Public Programs that Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $3,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local communities. Interested applicants should contact Foundation staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and programming covering a wide range of humanities subjects that address imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 125447

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction of Cla...

Deadline 10/15/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of Cla...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including the following:

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 10/21/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to prepare works for international presentation or publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational, Scientific, Cultural, and Charitable Programs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Fellowships to USA Mid-Career Authors and Scholars to Complete Projects Related to Creative ...

Deadline 11/01/20

Fellowships of $35,000 to USA and territories early mid-career authors and scholars for independent projects in creative nonfiction and history. Fellowships are intended to provide time to complete independent works, and are frequently used to supplement sabbatical leave.

GrantWatch ID#: 162919
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/02/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of lists include indexes, reading lists, webliographies and other guides to library resources that will be useful to users of all typ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/20

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is to support emerging authors in the launch of their care...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archives preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Conference and encourages pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field. The purpose of this program is to recognize an early-career librarian who demonstrates outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions.

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Charitable Activities

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support a wide range of charitable activities. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of youth activities; rehabilitation and welfare; hospitals; education, literature, and science; civic, cultural, and religion; and community funds.

GrantWatch ID#: 176355

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/21 LOI Date: 12/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funds may be requested for poetry translation projects, developing poetry audiences,...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023

Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/20

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and the multicultural ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists to Participate in a Residency Program...

Deadline 01/18/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International artists, writers, and composers to participate in a residency program. The purpose of the program is to provide artists with a tranquil environment in which to pursue their goals. Artists will be given accommodation at the Foundation's campus in New Mexico.

GrantWatch ID#: 176635