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Minnesota Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants:  183 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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Grants to USA Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA parents and parent groups in eligible states for physical activity and nutrition initiatives in K-12 schools. Funding is intended to support parent-led programs and projects that encourage physical activity or healthy eating habits, while promoting students’ social emotional learning and engaging parents in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185280

Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Promote Recreation and Nutrition

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA K-12 schools for projects and initiatives that support recreational activities and nutrition-based programming. Funding is intended to help schools promote healthy choices, and to increase physical activity and nutrition initiatives while promoting students’ social emotional learning. Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Prevent and Address Assault and Violence Against Yo...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent and address assault and violence against youth and children. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 188213

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Grants to USA Educators to Implement Social Projects in Classrooms, Schools, and School Dist...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $7,000 and grants of $25,000 to USA and territories educators to implement social projects in classrooms, schools and school districts. Funding is intended to foster social-emotional growth for students in grades Pre-K through 12. Grant funds may be used to support or expand an existing project or to start a new ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181374

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Individuals for Research That Benefits Children

Deadline 08/15/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, public governmental institutions, and individuals for research projects that emphasize health and nutrition for infants and young children. Applicants must submit a brief summary of the project prior to the full proposal. Priority funding is intended for research...

GrantWatch ID#: 176904

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools to Support Foreign Language Education Programs

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to begin, expand, and maintain foreign language education programs. Applicants must contact the Funding Source prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used to cover salary and benefits of full-time and part-time instructors o...

GrantWatch ID#: 144103

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Reduce Student ...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes to reduce violence in schools nationwide. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete, and that in addition, applications should be submitted at least 3 days prior t...

GrantWatch ID#: 188089

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Projects that Improve Classroom Instruction

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 per year to USA K-12 public and private school teachers and teams of teachers for projects that provide opportunities for teachers to improve classroom instruction. Eligible projects are those that integrate creative strategies that encourage critical inquiry and demonstrate observable effects on st...

GrantWatch ID#: 179604

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions to Protect Habitats...

Deadline 06/30/20 LOI Date: 04/16/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Indian tribes, and educational institutions in multiple states to conserve habitats for pollinating wildlife. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal before applying. Priority is given to proposals that benefit the monarch butterfly.

GrantWatch ID#: 169906

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Tribes to Enhance Early Childhood Education and Address C...

Deadline 04/23/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to enhance early childhood education and care. Priority will be given to proposals that address child care needs due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to increase access to and quality of early childhood care and education. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 188082

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Initiatives and Programs that Benefit Commun...

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 04/27/20

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants ranging from $2,000 to $25,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and government units for community initiatives and programs that benefit residents in the Funding Source's service area. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to submitting a full application f...

GrantWatch ID#: 179513

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for PreK-12 Computer Science Educa...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote computer science and computational thinking educational opportunities for PreK-12 students. Funding is intended to support researcher-practitioner collaborations and research to build knowledge and promote efforts that aim to provide opportunit...

GrantWatch ID#: 183161
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Prize to a USA K-12 School to Enhance STEM Education

Deadline 04/28/20

Prize of $10,000 to a USA K-12 Title 1 school to enhance the quality of science education. The prize money will be used by the winning school for improving a science lab, and/or for the purchase of supplies, technology, and equipment for STEM education. Teachers are invited to enter their school in the sweepstakes and vote...

GrantWatch ID#: 183403
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Grants to USA Local Governments and Agencies to Enhance Security in Schools

Deadline 04/29/20

Grants to USA state and local governments, Indian tribes, and agencies to enhance security in schools and on school premises. Funding is intended for a range of school safety measures, such as officer training, local law enforcement coordination, technology acquisition and installation, and other measures that may signific...

GrantWatch ID#: 183989

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development Programs

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants requesting support for capital campaigns or large-scale initiatives must contact program staff prior to applying. Program areas incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889
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Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Principals for Technology Supplies, Software, and Hardware

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA K-12 teachers and principals for classroom technology supplies, software, and hardware. Eligible purchases may include, but are not limited, to: tablets, computers, software, green screens, 3D printers, and hi-tech biology supplies. Proposals must address this quarter's theme of connecting through technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 181976

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits, and California Nonprofits and Schools for C...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA Tribal governments and Tribal nonprofits, and grants to California nonprofits, IHEs, schools, and school districts in eligible regions to address community needs. Program areas include health, education, basic needs, community development, and culture. San Manuel’s charitable giving program supports organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Community Arts...

Deadline 05/10/20 LOI Date: 04/30/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies in eligible counties for arts programming that benefits local communities. Applicants must notify program staff of their intent to apply prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for projects that engage community me...

GrantWatch ID#: 184844
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects to improve the quality of life of families and individuals in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for healthcare, education, and community well-being. The funding source has a business presence i...

GrantWatch ID#: 185973

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools in Eligible Counties for Ar...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and schools for arts projects in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support projects that result in the creation of artistic works and performances across a range of visual, media, performing, and literary art fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175625

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Counties to Promote Arts A...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for arts related activities in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine Counties. Applicants should contact the grant program officer prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the creation of a strong ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175735
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Education, Leadership, and Community

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to benefit the Foundation's employees where they live and work. Interested applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and projects that focus on strengthening communities, developing l...

GrantWatch ID#: 177319
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Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 05/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardship.

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Grants to Minnesota K-12 Schools in Eligible Counties for Arts Projects and Field Trips to E...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Minnesota K-12 schools for programs that improve the art curriculum in educational institutions in eligible counties. Funding is intended to promote artistic excellence in existing arts programs through special arts events and projects, arts-related field trips, and artistic residencies. Eligible ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179204
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Grants to North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies to Be...

Deadline 08/21/20 LOI Date: 05/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs that benefit children and families in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. This grant is open to organizations located i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180522

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Programs in the Visual and Perform...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and government entities in eligible regions for programs in the visual and performing arts. Funding is intended for program development, implementation, and general support. Activities should benefit residents of Benton, Stearns, Sherburne, and Wright co...

GrantWatch ID#: 185146

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Provide Support for Community Proje...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to provide support for community projects in eligible counties. Funding is intended for programs and activities that will impact the community. Grant funding is only for programs that serve individuals living within Kandiyohi, Mee...

GrantWatch ID#: 185182
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Schools for Children's Mental Health Initiatives

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants and in-kind support to USA schools to support mental health initiatives for children. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a proposal. Eligible applicants are schools for children in Pre-K through 12th grade and serve military families. Schools that serve students with 75% or more of studen...

GrantWatch ID#: 188253
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Grants to USA Schools for Nutrition Initiatives

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of $2,500 and in-kind support to USA schools for nutrition initiatives. Grants are open to PreK-8 schools in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Texas, Arkansas, Nebraska, and California. Funding is intended to help schools provide a learning environment where students are healthy,...

GrantWatch ID#: 188479

Grants to Minnesota Agencies, Nonprofits, and Educational Entities to Benefit the Community ...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota units of government, nonprofit organizations, religious institutions, and educational entities for projects that benefit the community in eligible counties. Focus areas include inclusive communities, family stability, workforce development, early childhood learning and development, and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 188491

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/04/20

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
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Grants to USA State Agencies to Support Volunteerism

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA state agencies to encourage and support volunteerism. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that support, manage, and recruit volunteers. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of education or community needs, pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 123648

Grants to USA Tribes for Community Building Efforts

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA tribes for community building efforts. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Focus areas include education, substance abuse, workforce expansion, and veterans and military families. Funding is intended to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170343

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Children and Youth through Research on Ineq...

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions for research on policies that improve the lives of American children and youth between the ages of 5 and 25. Funding is intended to support research that reduces inequality in the social, academic, economic, and behavioral, outcomes of young people. Funding is available for major grants...

GrantWatch ID#: 179286
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties to...

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools serving Nicollet and Blue Earth counties for programs and projects that improve lives, strengthen the region, and promote change or growth. Funding may also be considered for operating grants to build capacity or for organizational transitions.

GrantWatch ID#: 180279
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Hold Small Research Meetings

Deadline 05/07/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for focused symposia and small research conferences. Funding is intended to support new and one-time symposia and conferences that advance and build upon best practices in education research related to the following areas: exploring human learning and thriv...

GrantWatch ID#: 177673

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 05/08/20

Grants to West Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the Funding Source’s service area of Pope, Stevens, Douglas, Stearns, Ottertail, Grant, and Todd counties. Funding is intended for projects that are related to one or more of the following categories: youth, community, fire and first r...

GrantWatch ID#: 180333
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline 05/10/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support schools; museums, performing arts and cultural programs; hospitals; skills training; educational programs; programming for youth, seniors, and people who are handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other programs that address commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174639

Grants to Minnesota Local Agencies for Sports and Recreation Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Minnesota municipalities, school districts and park districts for sports and recreation projects in eligible regions. Grant funds may be used to create and enhance local playgrounds and for the purchase of sports equipment. Grants will be awarded to communities through...

GrantWatch ID#: 140280
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Grants to USA Doctoral Students for Research on Language Development for Preschool Children

Deadline 05/13/20

Grants of $2,000 to USA students in doctoral programs for research projects addressing language development for preschool-age children. Studies will be evaluated on their impact on clinical issues related to the field of speech pathology and audiology as well as their potential to advance the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 188442

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit the Community in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit the community in eligible regions. Projects should align with the following areas of focus: disaster relief, economic development, community service, environment, education, and youth. Applicants must serve communities located within the Todd-Wadena serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 151314
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Group for Contributions to History Education in Gra...

Deadline 05/15/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International group to recognize outstanding contributions to K-12 history education. Nominations are invited on behalf of a group that has shown innovation and excellence in the field of history education. In the past, grants have been awarded to elementary, middle, and high schools across the U...

GrantWatch ID#: 180737
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for the Digitization of Cultural Heritage Resour...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Minnesota libraries, museums, historical societies, archives, and other nonprofit or governmental agencies for the preservation of the states cultural heritage resources. Applicants should contact program staff prior to applying. This program will cover the cost of digitizing qualifying materials.

GrantWatch ID#: 181019

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs Related to Education, Culture, and Addressing Co...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofits in eligible regions for initiatives in the areas that support education, arts and culture, civic affairs, and human welfare. Funding is intended to prioritize community needs and improve the quality of life, including strengthening self-sufficiency, encouraging higher education, and fostering...

GrantWatch ID#: 185068

In-Kind Grants of Paint Products to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Co...

Deadline 05/18/20

In-kind grants of paint products to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public schools, and higher education institutions for collaborative community beautification projects in eligible small communities. Funding is intended for communities with a population of under 10,000. To be eligible for a SMIF gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 145538

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality, Particularly in the Wake of COVID-...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, research should specifically address political, economic, or psychological disruptions of the health crisis that affect social and living...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588