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Grants to USA K-5 Teachers at Low-Income Schools for Educational Arts-Based Projects

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $450 to USA elementary school teachers that serve disadvantaged students for projects that incorporate an arts and inquiry-based approach to learning. Projects should emphasize a holistic methodology that will address all learners through creativity and incorporate the arts as a fundamental tool for learnin...

GrantWatch ID#: 161847

Grants to K-12 School Staff in Multiple USA States to Purchase Items to Enhance Education

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to California, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, and Georgia K-12 teachers, librarians, school media specialists, and administrators in eligible counties and cities. Funds may be used to purchase books, videos, CDs, DVDs, computer software and hardware, and any other educational resources. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176997

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

Deadline 12/01/17

Grant of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional development conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archive preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Confer...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in Enhanci...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian, employed by a nonprofit or institution of higher education, to acknowledge extraordinary work in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have greatly contributed to the improvement of library management, library automation, or library res...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Research in Science, Humanities, or Any Oth...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars for research in the sciences, humanities, or any other area of knowledge. The Funding Source is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research exp...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA and Canada Libraries for Programs for People with Autism of All Ages and their ...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada libraries for services, projects, and programs that benefit people with autism of all ages or their families. Funding may be used to buy program materials, to hire a trainer to present a workshop, or to pay for members of staff. Applicants may propose to initiate a new, creative...

GrantWatch ID#: 165935

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

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career librarian to recognize outstanding contributions through technical services and library collections. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians who demonstrate outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions. Evidence of...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Award to a USA or Canadian Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Fields of Catalog...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA or Canadian librarian to acknowledge extraordinary accomplishments in their profession. These achievements should take place within the fields of classification or cataloging. In addition to the commendation, a $2,000 scholarship is donated to the U.S. or Canadian library school of the winner's choice. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174846

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Achievements in Library Development

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual member of the library profession for significant national or international achievements in academic or research librarianship or library development. This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as: - Service to the organized profession t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library Staff

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards of $3,000 recognize a USA community college, college, and university library for the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize librarians and library staff as they come together as a team to support the mission of their institution. Criteria for the award include: 1. Demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Work in Instruction in Co...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a higher education institution or research library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque. Nominees should have achie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or 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 national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Preserv...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and aid outstanding work in the field of preservation. Preservation work may take place in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstrate vision, endorse cooperation, and advocate for the preservation of publis...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Education, Culture, and Faith-Based Activites

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and certain faith-based organizations for a broad range of charitable activities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of community programs; support for hospitals; rehabilitation and welfare; education, literature, and science; youth activities; and civic, cultural, and religion.

GrantWatch ID#: 176355

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

Deadline 04/01/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants to USA 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 by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Public Schools, and Colleges for Music Projects

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit agencies, public schools, colleges and other qualified governmental agencies for projects and programs related to bluegrass music. The Foundation encourages the art form of bluegrass music, as well as related culture, education, literary work, historic preservation and other efforts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/01/17

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for a project that engages underserved children (ages 0-14). Funding will be used to conduct outstanding and replicable outreach work. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for the expansion of work already being implemented. The ALSC/Candlewick Press “Li...

GrantWatch ID#: 176910

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Funding may be used towards educational training and resources to enhance preparations for a course, such as travel costs for faculty to visit Holocaust sites in Europe or to par...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

Award to a USA Public Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Knowledge of Books and Service to t...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA librarian working in a public library setting to recognize outstanding depth and range of knowledge about library materials. Eligible nominees are those that demonstrate an exceptional knowledge of fiction, nonfiction, reference materials and videos, and an excellent ability to share the knowledge ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144803

Award to a USA Public Library Executive to Recognize Innovative Accomplishments in Library S...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA public library director to recognize outstanding and innovative career achievements in implementing change and taking risks. The award criteria will cover the last seven year period of accomplishments and successes in serving community residents. The Charlie Robinson Award honors a public libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 144804

Award to a USA Library in a Rural Area to Recognize Outstanding Service to the Community

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA library in a rural area to recognize outstanding service to a community that has a below average income level. The award may be given for a specific program that achieved specific results or for an overall service program. The award honors a public library for all or any of the following: - Un...

GrantWatch ID#: 144805

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

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA 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 controversial issues, or access to library materials and service for chil...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

In-Kind Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Audio Music or Video P...

Deadline 12/04/17

In-kind award valued at up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to purchase audio music or video products that will contribute to the library's collection and increase public exposure to these formats. Applicants should demonstrate how their project will benefit greatly from new audio music or video ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164636

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Romance Fiction and Related Progr...

Deadline 12/04/17

Grants of $4,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to expand or build up its romance fiction collection, as well as to fund romance fiction programs. Funding is intended to purchase romance fiction or for program expenses such as author honorariums, travel expenses, or others. The applying library must d...

GrantWatch ID#: 164637

Award to a USA or Canada Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding Service to the...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $2,000 to a USA or Canada 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. Proposals will be judged on the following: - Collaborative efforts of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176535

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian, or Library Worker for Technology...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker for implementing technology and innovation to improve services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions using both old and new technologies. The PLA John Iliff Award, sponsored b...

GrantWatch ID#: 176575

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for the Preservation of Humanities Collections

Deadline 12/05/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to address challenges associated with preserving collections of humanities materials for the benefit of future generations. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations by November 8 and November 21. The Sustaining Cultural He...

GrantWatch ID#: 151066

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Literacy Councils for Outstanding Community Engagem...

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 12/15/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and International literacy councils for outstanding achievement in the areas of community engagement, teacher empowerment, and public awareness. An Intent to Participate is due December 15, 2017. The awards are intended to promote education and fight illiteracy in local communities. One award wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 157055
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Award to a USA Scholastic Journalism Teacher, Advisor, or Group to Recognize Commitment to C...

Deadline 12/15/17

Award to a USA scholastic journalism teacher, student, media advisor, or scholastic journalism group with a demonstrated commitment to cultural awareness and encouraging a multicultural approach with their student media staff, media production, and/or community. The honoree must be in the forefront in promoting diversity ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159744
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Awards to USA High Schools That Support The First Amendment Through Their Student Media

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards to USA high schools in recognition of their efforts to actively support and promote the First Amendment through their student media. This award focuses on the freedom of the press. The funding source encourages schools with student media policies categorizing those media as forums for student expression or open fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 159745

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for the Outstanding Care of Historic Collections and Sit...

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit museums, libraries, and other organizations to recognize outstanding commitment to the care of collections and historic sites or structures. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections care within a context of a broader mission, which may include research, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161163
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards with an honorarium of $1,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Grants to USA Groups and Individuals for Professional Support to Science Writers and to Benef...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 to USA groups and individuals for projects and programs designed to help science writers in their professional lives and to benefit the field of science writing. Proposals can serve non-members as well as members of the funding source. NASW encourages creative thinking, thus the guid...

GrantWatch ID#: 163224

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA, Canada, and Australia Educators in K-12 Public and Privat...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants in the form of cash awards of up to $60,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and Australia educators in K-12 public and private schools, including classroom teachers, special teachers (e.g., art teachers, music teachers), technology specialists, administrators, PTAs, and librarians/media specialists. Thirteen p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177784
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 12/15/17

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 will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/18 LOI Date: 12/31/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 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. Letters of Intent must be submitted by December 31, 2017. Funds may be requested for poetry translation projects, developing a poetr...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for projects that address historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Applicants must gain the sponsorship of a local or state funding source chapter prior to submitting an application. Possible projects in each of these categories may include the following: Historic Pres...

GrantWatch ID#: 147350
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953
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Awards to USA School Libraries for Outstanding Literacy Programs that Motivate Students and ...

Deadline 01/01/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programs that empower staff and students to use ideas and information effectively. Eligible programs are those have a connection to the school curriculum. The purpose of the award is to recognize programs that meet the needs of the changing school and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 176903
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Grants to USA Public Libraries to Expand Literacy and Adult Learner Services

Deadline 01/02/18

Grants of $10,000 to USA public libraries in multiple states to improve services for adult learners in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Programs may provide services to adults in need of workforce development and basic education, as well those seeking English language literacy. Applications are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182472

Grants to St. Cloud Area, Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Enhance Early Child...

Deadline 02/20/18 LOI Date: 01/04/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to St. Cloud Area, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies, such as public school districts and IHEs, to enhance the quality of early childhood care and education for local communities. Letters of inquiry are due by January 4. The Foundation believes in: -Building stronger...

GrantWatch ID#: 163196
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Grants to Minnesota and Wisconsin Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties for...

Deadline 01/05/18

Grants to Minnesota and Wisconsin nonprofits, schools, and agencies to support programs that address education, health, and basic needs for residents of Goodhue, Wabasha, and Pierce Counties. Eligible programs are those that strive to provide for the basic needs of the community, including food, housing, transportation, sa...

GrantWatch ID#: 148828
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Award to a USA Library or Library System for Outstanding Service Within the Labor Community

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA library to acknowledge outstanding efforts to engage the labor community and bring awareness to the contribution and history of the labor movement’s role in developing the United States. Qualifying efforts include outreach projects targeting local labor unions; significant expansion or establishment of spe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174852
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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 development, service to their community, and education. Funding will be used for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174853
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Refer...

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 teaching; authoring significant articles or books in the reference field; active...

GrantWatch ID#: 176026
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, Group, or Organization for Reviewing Bo...

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 based on at least one, and preferably more than one, of the following criter...

GrantWatch ID#: 176027

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Contributions to Adult Se...

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 effectiveness of programs, influence on others, and creative and innovative concepts....

GrantWatch ID#: 176050
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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 winner’s demonstrated efforts to further the role of paralibrarians in the libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177671
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Projects Serving Public Audiences

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for a range of humanities projects serving the general public. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by December 13 and December 27. These grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745
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