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Minnesota Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants:  111 Preschool Grants for Minnesota.

Grants for early childhood programs, grants for childcare and daycare programs to promote literacy, nutrition & physical activity at preschools including food gardens, outdoor classrooms and playgrounds.

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Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/10/17

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 science teacher for positively impacting his or her school, community, and students through outstanding classroom education. Special projects may be referred to in the nomination or application, but should not be the primary focus. The recipient and the two finalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/17/18 LOI Date: 12/13/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an Intent to Apply notification by December 13. The mission of CNCS is to improve lives, strengthen communities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Early-Career Individuals for Exploratory and Broad-...

Deadline 11/29/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for exploratory, and broad-interest projects in the fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology. Support is avaialble for projects that are innovative, bold, and transformative. This program offers less experien...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Fellowships to USA PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Professional Development Projects

Deadline 01/31/18 Conference Date: 11/29/17

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA preK-12th grade educators and up to $10,000 to educator teams for projects that support professional growth and development. Funding is intended to strengthen the applicants' teaching practice and to assist them in meeting their students’ needs. Grants can be used for an unlimited varie...

GrantWatch ID#: 177420

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 USA Nonprofits for American Indian Cultural Preservation, Business, and Education

Deadline 11/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support the self-sustainment and preservation of the American Indian culture. Eligible proposals encourage American Indian business, promote education, particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education, and preserve and enhance American Indian culture. Funding will be prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

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 and Territories Nonprofits and Individuals for Research to Benefit Children Ag...

Deadline 02/15/18 LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, public governmental institutions, and individuals for research projects focused on health and nutrition for infants and young children, ages 0-3. The deadline to submit a concept paper is December 1. Priority funding is intended for research in the areas of nutri...

GrantWatch ID#: 176904

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Hold Small Research Meetings

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for focused symposia and small research conferences. Proposals should address the issues of creating and sustaining equitable educational spaces. Funding is intended to lead to robust research agendas that support the advancement of learners who face struct...

GrantWatch ID#: 177673

Grants to North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Eligib...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grants to North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to benefit rural communities within the funding source's service area. Program areas include environmental stewardship, education, community enhancement, arts and culture, and health and human services. Applicants m...

GrantWatch ID#: 177824

Grants to USA Organizations in the Great Lakes Region for Policy Change in Education, Enviro...

Deadline 12/05/17

Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin organizations to positively impact communities within the Great Lakes region through public policy. LOIs must be submitted six to eight weeks prior to the deadline. Program areas include education, environment, democracy, culture, gun violence prevention...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278
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Awards to Minnesota Teachers and Administrators to Recognize Excellence in Teaching and Inspir...

Deadline 01/19/18 LOI Date: 12/08/17

Awards of $1,500 and awards of $15,000 to Minnesota teachers and school administrators to recognize excellence and commitment to student academic success. The deadline to nominate is December 8, 2017. Funding is intended to bring recognition to the often "unsung heroes" who meet the challenges of teaching in a variety of s...

GrantWatch ID#: 144144
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Awards to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Youth Programs for Gardening Activities for Children ...

Deadline 12/08/17

Awards ranging in value between $500 to $750 to USA nonprofits, schools, and youth programs for gardening activities for children and youth. These awards are designed to support school and youth programs that educate students about gardening and enhance the quality of life for youth and their communities. Eligible progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177181

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Technology Supplies and Equipment to Enhance Student Learning

Deadline 12/09/17

Grants of $500 and grants of $1,000 to USA K-12 teachers to purchase technology supplies and equipment for the classroom that will help students stay up-to-date with high-tech advances. Teachers must submit a lesson plan that is technology-focused and features student engagement and participation. Lesson plans should: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182276

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Outstanding Agricultural Science Teaching

Deadline 12/10/17

Awards of $2,500 to USA, Territories, and Canada K-12 teachers for excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education. Applicants must have incorporated innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum. The awardee will also receive paid travel expenses to attend a pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Award to a USA or Canada Individual or Organization for Excellence in Promoting Science Appr...

Deadline 12/10/17

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, territories, or Canada organization for promoting public appreciation of and interest in science. Funding will be used to attend a conference at which the awardee will receive the honor. The primary criteria used for judging is the applicant's excellence of contribution. Other criteria incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 156681

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Public School Teacher for Accomplishment in Teaching Engineeri...

Deadline 12/10/17

Award totaling $10,000 to a USA, Territories, or Canada K-12 public school teacher of science or technology for outstanding accomplishment in engineering education. Funding is intended to demonstrate the importance of teaching students the skills used by engineers in the field, as well as having high-quality engineering in...

GrantWatch ID#: 182391

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers for Professional Development O...

Deadline 12/10/17

Awards of $1,800 to USA, Territories, and Canada K-12 minority science educators in urban areas for professional development opportunities. Funding is intended to increase the talent pool for diverse science teachers in order to be more prepared for future workforce challenges. This award provides support to outstandin...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global Issues

Deadline 12/14/17

Prizes ranging from $250 to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their solution. This opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Cooperative and Collaborative K-12 Education

Deadline 01/31/18 LOI Date: 12/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society, and to come together on common issues. LOIs are due by December 15. The Foundation seeks to meet the needs at the pre-college education level as identified by experts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150593

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. The Foundation wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

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 Minnesota Nonprofits for Housing, Education, Health, and Human Services for the Mi...

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

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs and projects in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area that focus on the areas of affordable housing, education, and health and human services. LOIs are due by December 15. Priorities and guidelines for each of these three areas of interest a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181665
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Grants to Rural Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Healthy, Inclusive Rural Communi...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants starting at $50,000 to rural Minnesota nonprofit organizations, tribal government agencies, and other units of government for programs and projects that focus on promoting healthy, inclusive rural communities. Funding will specifically be provided for proposals that focus on one of the following areas: Focus Are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182385
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Grants to USA Schools, Clubs, and Athletic Programs to Strengthen Youth Handball Opportuniti...

Deadline 12/20/17

Grants to USA schools, clubs, and other athletic programs to support youth handball programming. Funding will be provided for new or emerging youth handball programs and/or existing programs to assist with administration, equipment, or other start-up related costs. If an application is approved, Development grants will f...

GrantWatch ID#: 173812
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Prize to USA, Canada, and International University Student Teams for Groundbreaking Energy I...

Deadline 12/23/17

Prize to USA, Canada, and International teams of college and university students for innovative ideas to harness energy in new ways. Eligible ideas are those that strive to transform the lives of large numbers of people and change the world. Teams must listen to existing needs, design scalable business models, and execute ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163667
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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, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Nutrition Research and Education

Deadline 12/31/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, medical and educational institutions, and faith-based and community organizations for projects in nutrition. Within this area, funding is intended for projects that focus on health implications, education, training, and research. Funding priorities inclu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179636
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits to Support Education, Children at Risk, and Youth Mentoring in...

Deadline 01/01/18

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on supporting education and children and youth at-risk in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul. In addition, funding will also be provided for youth mentoring programs. Specific to mentoring, the Foundation is part...

GrantWatch ID#: 149139
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Grants to USA Organizations for Programs that Assist Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Children and t...

Deadline 02/28/18 LOI Date: 01/02/18

Grants to USA organizations for programs that support deaf and hearing-impaired children and families. LOIs are due by January 2. Priority will be given to projects and programs that share the funding source's vision of the future and that seek to address the needs, gaps, and barriers families face in locating and accessi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177670
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Professionals for Exploratory and Broad-Interest Pr...

Deadline 01/03/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International experienced professionals for exploratory, and broad-interest projects in the fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology. Support is available for projects that are innovative, bold, and transformative. National Geographic welcomes...

GrantWatch ID#: 158257

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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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Conservation, Arts...

Deadline 02/12/18 LOI Date: 01/08/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs focusing on conservation of the world's oceans. LOIs are due January 8, 2018. Funding is also available to Delaware, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits in eligible areas for performing arts programs and to Chicago, Illinois organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178256
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligilble Areas for Seniors, At-Risk Families,...

Deadline 01/09/18

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits and public agencies for community benefit programs and capital projects in Greater Minnesota and the East Metro area of Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington Counties. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff before submitting an application. Primary areas of interest include: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177078
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Grants to Saint Paul Area, Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Arts, and Community...

Deadline 01/09/18

Grants to Saint Paul Metropolitan Area, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies to strengthen local communities and improve the lives of disadvantaged individuals. First-time applicants are advised to register on the grants portal well in advance of the deadline. Primary program areas include community an...

GrantWatch ID#: 177498
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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 Schools, Educators, and Volunteers for Physical Education and Fitness Projects

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants from $250 to $500 to USA schools, educators, and volunteers to promote physical education and fitness-related goals. Proposals will be considered based on need and creativity. Priority will be given to projects directly related to roller skating, as well as to innovative projects aimed at improving physical fitness ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177355
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Develop Innovative PreK-12 Public Schools for the Underserved

Deadline 01/12/18

Grants to USA nonprofits for financial, management, and community relations support to develop innovative PreK-12 public schools in underserved communities. Applicants should apply with a named school leadership team that will lead the design work. The funding source invests in teams of educators who want to launch new, in...

GrantWatch ID#: 182499
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Grants to Todd-Wadena Area, Minnesota Nonprofits for Education, Youth, Environment, Economic ...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits, governmental organizations, and schools for projects that improve the quality of life in Todd and Wadena Counties. Funded projects should fall in the areas of disaster relief, economic development, community service, environment, education, and youth. The following factors will be conside...

GrantWatch ID#: 151314
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Award to a USA K-12 Teacher to Acknowledge Excellence in Geoscience Education

Deadline 01/15/18

Award of $6,000 to a USA K-12 teacher to recognize exceptional leadership in geoscience education. Teachers eligible for nomination should have three years of full-time teaching experience and be currently teaching at least one unit per year on natural resources. Teachers who include subjects relevant to energy resource d...

GrantWatch ID#: 160694
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Grants to Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Nonprofits, Public Schools, and Agencies to Benefit Yo...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Kandiyohi County, Minnesota nonprofits, schools, and government entities for programs that benefit youth and the elderly and encourage community diversity. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff before applying. Funding is available for both general op...

GrantWatch ID#: 169452
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Individuals, and IHEs to Improve the Lives of Girls and Women

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants starting at $2,000 to USA and territories nonprofits, individuals, funding source affiliates, and universities to address issues facing girls and women. Funding may also be used for educational programming that informs the public about these issues. AAUW encourages proposals for projects that - Use innovativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175529
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Hunger Relief, Education, Enviro...

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Utah nonprofits and schools in eligible counties for proposals to improve the quality of life, education, and economic health in local communities. Specifically, funding is intended for projects that focus on the areas of STEM education, hunger relief, environme...

GrantWatch ID#: 178130
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for a Wide Range of Social Change Projects

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a wide range of social change initiatives. Funding must identify with one of the following focus areas: advancement of philanthropy and volunteerism, education, entrepreneurship, advocacy and debate, advancement of women and girls, prevention of child abuse, and crisis management a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178268
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Early Education, After School, Literacy, STEM,...

Deadline 01/15/18

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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