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Minnesota Literacy Grants:  66 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Minnesota.

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Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes for Reentry Services for Those with Mental Illness and Sub...

Deadline 06/18/18

Grants to USA government agencies and Indian tribes to offer reentry programs and services to incarcerated individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Overview: The Improving R...

GrantWatch ID#: 183593

Grants to USA Government Agencies to Promote Employment for Needy Families

Deadline 05/29/18

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands human services agencies to enhance the employment outcomes for needy families receiving temporary assistance. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Agencies will participate in technical assistance...

GrantWatch ID#: 183422

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Hands-On Technology Edu...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofits, schools, and libraries for hands-on technology education with the latest software and tools to help teens build skills that will enable them to succeed in future education and career efforts. Funding is intended to provide underserved youth ages 13-18 with access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181255

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Research Projects on Vermont's History

Deadline 05/31/18

Fellowships of up to $1,200 to USA individuals for historical research related to the State of Vermont. Priority will be given to research projects that address under-researched topics in Vermont's history and that involve a specific library or museum collection located in Vermont. The fellowship is expected to result e...

GrantWatch ID#: 183401

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Cultural Heritage Preservation and Outreach

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to support cultural heritage events for public audiences, as well as the digitization of cultural heritage materials. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations no later than April 19 and May 3. America’s cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 181009

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Libraries to Advance Literacy in Un...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and libraries for innovative projects that advance literacy in underserved local and global communities. Priority is given to projects with a fresh approach that will offer long-term impact and sustainability. Grants may be used to fund a por...

GrantWatch ID#: 183566

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy Programs

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA public school K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. Teachers may be nominated or self-nominate. Nominations will be reviewed by a select group of authors, educators, and Penguin Random House executives, based on...

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

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

Deadline 06/01/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research to Improve Humanities Preservation

Deadline 06/07/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for research and development projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants must create or verify required registrations by April 26 and May 24. Program Description: The Research and Development pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153585
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Grants to Minnesota and Wisconsin Nonprofits for Youth Development and Housing Programs in E...

Deadline 06/08/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to Minnesota and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for youth development programs and for housing services for homeless youth. Funding is intended for programs in Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, Chisago counties in Minnesota and Polk and St. Croix counties in Wisconsin. The two grant cat...

GrantWatch ID#: 169766
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Grants to USA Government Agencies for Historical Archives Preservation and Access

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories government agencies for projects that enhance access to historical records and promote understanding of the country’s history, culture, and democracy. Proposals are invited for projects that strengthen the USA’s archival network through activities undertaken by st...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 06/15/18

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

Award to a Minnesota Individual, Organization, or Business for Outstanding Contributions to ...

Deadline 06/15/18

Award to a Minnesota individual, organization, or business to recognize outstanding service and support of education in world cultures and languages. World-language educators are not eligible to apply. Applicants must also demonstrate: - A large contribution to the teaching of languages and cultures; - Significant...

GrantWatch ID#: 157566
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable Activities

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, or religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Priority will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or visits frequently, in order...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations in Multiple States to Prom...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, and Pennsylvania nonprofits, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in eligible areas for programs that promote financial resilience in youth. Eligible program areas are STEM education and financial li...

GrantWatch ID#: 169155

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Basic Needs and...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions to meet basic needs and promote economic self-sufficiency and social and civic participation of area residents. Funding is intended to support programs, general operations, and, for community foundations on...

GrantWatch ID#: 178983
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Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685
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Grants to Northeastern Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Children and Families,...

Deadline 07/01/18

Grants to Northeastern Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and public agencies for programs focusing on children, youth, and families, opportunities for self-reliance, and rural aging. Priorities for each of these focus areas are outlined further below. Grant Guidelines: Eligible organizations must operate i...

GrantWatch ID#: 161199
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Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/18

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to USA public libraries that demonstrate excellence in providing services to populations of 25,000 or less. The awards are intended to encourage and recognize libraries for their exemplary work. Judges will evaluate nominations based on key factors, including: - Innovation in dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 161277
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

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

Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts for Start-Up and Capa...

Deadline 08/17/18 LOI Date: 07/13/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Central Minnesota nonprofits, government agencies, and school districts for start-ups and capacity building programs to strengthen businesses and nonprofits and address workforce shortages. Applicants must submit a letter of intent by January 12, 2018. Support is intended to serve the people an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180284
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/13/18

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 Pr...

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

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 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 U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Early Education, After School, Literacy, STEM,...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in eligible states and communities for early childhood education, after-school programs, mentoring, STEM, literacy, and job training programs. Funding is intended for educational programs that equip at-risk students from the pre-K to post-secondary level with the skills needed to succeed in today's...

GrantWatch ID#: 180299
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Housing, Education, an...

Deadline 07/30/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $10,000 to Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. If requesting support for capital campaigns, strategic investments, or large-scale initiatives, you must contact...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060
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Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of $500 and in-kind grants of books valued at $520 to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

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

Deadline 09/25/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

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

Grants to Northwest Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Local Arts Events, Progr...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Northwest Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to implement arts programming and events in Kittson, Norman, Polk, Red Lake, Pennington, Marshall, and Roseau Counties. This program supports activities in all artistic disciplines, including but not limited to theater, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177076
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged ...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for a mobile lending library serving underserved youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile grant program p...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged on the criteria of community impact and public benefit, potential, organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180251

In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/18

In-kind grants worth up to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by October 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and clinic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Media Institutions, and Educational Institutions to Improve Invest...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, media institutions, and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Journalism Initiatives. Priority is given to programs focusing on ethics and new media. More details on the program area...

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551

Raise Money on YouHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, Veterans, ...

Deadline Ongoing

YouHelp is used to raise money while applying for grants. The 30-days ( 6 weeks) of free tips and templates provided for your crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contributors to forward your campaign to their "crowd". https://...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078

In-Kind Grants of Children's Books to USA Rural Libraries Affected by Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants valued at $800 to USA libraries serving rural communities for assistance recovering from natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Qualifying libraries will receive a collection of quality, new, hardcover children’s books from the program booklist.

GrantWatch ID#: 165910

Grants to North Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Small-Scale Arts Pro...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to promote the arts in Crow Wing, Cast, Todd, Morrison, and Wadena Counties. Funds may be requested for projects that enhance or develop regional or local artists, arts audiences, or arts resources. A project is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166474

Grants to South Central Minnesota K-12 Schools to Partner with Artists to Provide Arts Educa...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $2,000 to South Central Minnesota K-12 public and private schools to partner with professional artists to provide arts education and activities to students. New applicants must contact the staff prior to submitting an application. Grants may be for live arts performances or mini-workshops, arti...

GrantWatch ID#: 166781

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

Deadline Ongoing

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 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: -Tra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to USA Schools to Refurbish Libraries Affected by Recent Natural Disasters or Hurrica...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants generally ranging between $10,000 to $75,000 to USA and Territories pre-K-12 schools to refurbish school libraries damaged or destroyed by recent natural disasters or hurricanes. Eligible schools must have been damaged by either Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, or the California wildfires. Funding may only be use...

GrantWatch ID#: 176911

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Multiple States to Enhance Access to Biomedical...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $20,000 to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin libraries, health departments, and other organizations to promote innovation in the management of biomedical data, as well as data services research. The purpose of this program is to enhance a...

GrantWatch ID#: 183290

Grants to USA Individuals in Multiple States for Health Information Services Skills Developm...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,500 to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin individuals for medical library and information services professional development. Applications are invited from employees of funding source member libraries, health information organizations, h...

GrantWatch ID#: 183289