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Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitali...

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations by July 19. Initial application comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172668

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Journalists to Advance Health Care Journalism

Deadline 07/23/18

Grants to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations and institutions, as well as individual journalists, for health care journalism initiatives. Funding is available for activities such as health reporting, documentary films and related public engagement campaigns, and relevant educational opportunities for reporters. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172656

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Promote Business Growth in Rural Communities

Deadline 07/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit corporations and IHEs to improve the economic conditions of rural communities by promoting business development. Initiatives may assist individuals and businesses in the startup, expansion or improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses. Grant and matching funds can be u...

GrantWatch ID#: 170336

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Agencies, and Individuals to Enhance STEM Under...

Deadline 12/11/18 Conference Date: 07/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, government agencies, and individuals to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education. Unaffiliated individual applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The goal of this program is to increase diversity and interest in the STEM disciplines, prepare students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178034

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits, Municipalities, For-Profits, and Universities ...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofits, universities, municipalities, and for-profits for programs that provide adult swimming lessons. Funding is intended to advocate and raise awareness about the benefits of swimming and to provide resources for programs providing adult learn-to-swim lessons. If ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172184

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Businesses to Start or Strengthen a Foam Recycling P...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and businesses to start or enhance polystyrene foam recycling programs. Both residential curbside recycling programs and material recovery facilities are eligible for funding. This program targets post-consumer foam polystyrene products, which includes foodservice packag...

GrantWatch ID#: 180261

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profits for Research on Gambling...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants of up to $30,000 in direct costs to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations for a broad range of research projects addressing gambling disorders. In addition to direct costs, applicants may request up to 15 percent of administration and facilities costs. Projects may explore the eti...

GrantWatch ID#: 172861

Grants to USA Courts, Agencies, IHEs, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Judicial ...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA judicial courts, related court organizations, IHEs, nonprofits, individuals, government agencies, and corporations to develop and enhance curricula to meet the educational needs of their jurisdiction. Courts are invited to submit applications for the adaptation of curricula, or the implementa...

GrantWatch ID#: 175918

Grants to USA Courts, Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, Agencies, and Individuals to Enhance th...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to USA courts, related court organizations, IHEs, nonprofits, individuals, government agencies, and corporations for projects that enhance training and education related to courts and the justice system, as well as to improve justice administration in courts at all levels. Funding may be requested for innovative res...

GrantWatch ID#: 175921

Grants to Maryland Small and Mid-Sized Businesses for International Marketing Initiatives

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maryland small and mid-sized businesses to reimburse costs associated with international marketing initiatives. Eligible expenses for reimbursement include any expenses needed for marketing abroad, such as trade show fees, brochure translation, website development, and airfare.

GrantWatch ID#: 176217

Grants to Maryland Emerging Businesses Entering the Offshore Wind Industry

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to Maryland businesses to offset barrier entry costs to the offshore wind industry. Funding is available for market entry assistance, as well as facilities upgrades and other capital expenditures. Applications are invited from Maryland-based emerging businesses, including minority-owned emerging businesses entering ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181783
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Grants to Montgomery County, Maryland Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural Projects in the Wheat...

Deadline 09/13/18 Conference Date: 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Montgomery County, Maryland arts and humanities nonprofits to promote cultural vitality in the Wheaton community. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying and attend a webinar or workshop. Wheaton Cultural Project Grants (WCPG) are flexible awards for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175225

Awards to Recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofits and Businesses in Eligi...

Deadline 08/03/18

Awards to recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC nonprofit organizations and businesses in eligible areas that have come together to work on a specific project. These awards are intended to honor collaborations and partnerships between local businesses and nonprofits that demonstrate positive outcomes for both or...

GrantWatch ID#: 181951

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals to Evaluate Prisoner ...

Deadline 08/06/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and certain qualified individuals for randomized controlled trial evaluations addressing reentry initiatives for prisoners. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Overview: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183454
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Professors to Conduct Research and Work in Finland

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International professors for an opportunity to work in Finland for a minimum of two months. Grantees will conduct research, give lectures, and work with Finnish companies. Deserving Finnish professors may apply to work at respected foreign universities. The Nokia Foundation promotes and suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 159206
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Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Top Executives for Outstanding Work Over the...

Deadline 08/20/18

Awards to outstanding Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC c-suite executives in the Washington, DC area in recognition of their exceptional work over the past twelve to fourteen months. The nominee's company or organization must be headquartered in either Washington, DC; or Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, or Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181949
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Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for Workplace Safe...

Deadline 10/26/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, agencies, IHEs, school districts, and faith-based organizations for innovative academic certificate and training programs in disciplines related to worker safety and health. LOIs are due August 26, 2018. This program will support high-quality academic training prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 162724
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Fellowships for Innovative Idea Sharing to USA, Canada, and International Individuals

Deadline 08/26/18

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International individuals to attend a multi-disciplinary conference centered around the sharing of innovative ideas. Fellows represent a broad range of fields, and may include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, scientists, human rights activities, NGO leaders, artists, inventors, and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 173665
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Female Entrepreneurs to Support Outstanding Busines...

Deadline 08/31/18

Awards and In-kind support to USA, Canada, and International early stage female entrepreneurs with business initiatives that have significant growth potential. Projects may be related to any industry and must show notable sustainability, creativity, and social impact. Funding is intended to identify, support, and encourage...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514
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Grants to Carroll County, Maryland Nonprofits and Individuals for Special Arts and Cultural ...

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Carroll County, Maryland nonprofits and individuals for small cultural programs and special arts activities. Programs should take place within the local community and participation of the local residents is encouraged. The art categories covered by this program are dance, literary, dra...

GrantWatch ID#: 174458
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Health-Related Research Projec...

Deadline 09/07/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and IHEs to support a broad range of health-related research. Applicants are advised that registrations required for the application may take six weeks or more to complete. Applicants requesting larger grant amounts must contact the appropriate pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 158058

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Install Solar-Powered Electric V...

Deadline 09/07/18

Grants to Maryland nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to install solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations in parking lots and garages. The goal of this program is to increase the availability of electric vehicle stations that are powered by green energy. In order to drive down the initial costs as...

GrantWatch ID#: 176657
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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Leadership and STEM Programs for Youth and Young Women

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $80,000 to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for youth leadership programs. Applicants are advised to contact the funding source well in advance of the deadline. Priority is given to STEM programs, as well as programs that help prepare young women for careers in STEM or business ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175524
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 09/19/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980
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Grants to USA IHEs, Organizations, Corporations, Agencies, Individuals for Research on Agric...

Deadline 09/26/18

Grants to USA IHEs, state agricultural research stations, other research organizations, federal agencies, national laboratories, private organizations, corporations, groups, and individuals for research addressing agricultural resilience and sustainability. Proposals should advance knowledge of the plant’s food, energy, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183692
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers to Improve Business Forecasting Methods

Deadline 09/29/18

Grants of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for projects to improve business forecasting methods and business forecasting practice, including the organizational management aspects of the forecasting process. Funding will support projects within the methodology and practice/management categories. Fore...

GrantWatch ID#: 159833
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Grants to USA Native Artists for Professional Training and Business Development

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA individual Native artists for self-directed programs to enhance their business skills. Eligible artists will receive individualized technical assistance, professional development guidance, and working capital to begin or expand an arts business. The working capital funds are intended to suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 174427
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Holocaust-Related Film Production...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for the development, production, and post-production of Holocaust-related films. Films should have an educational value and a broad distribution potential. Proposed films will be judged on historical accuracy, creativity, feasibility, and vision. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174360
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Pa...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for the dissemination of research addressing patient-centered approaches to medicine. Applications are invited for projects involving the active integration of patients, clinicians, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders as cri...

GrantWatch ID#: 183094
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Law Firms, and Attorneys to Promote Human Rights and Economic Just...

Deadline 11/06/18 LOI Date: 10/09/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to USA small law firms, private attorneys, and nonprofits providing legal services to strengthen justice in the areas of poverty law, environmental justice, and civil and human rights. LOIs are due by July 10, 2018. Areas of focus for this program include the following: Social J...

GrantWatch ID#: 175576

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Medical Researchers for Clinical Studies of Alzheim...

Deadline 11/09/18 LOI Date: 10/12/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and clinicians based at nonprofits, universities, academic medical centers, and biotechnology companies for clinical studies of therapies for Alzheimer’s and related dementias. LOIs are due April 13. The purpose of this program is to support inno...

GrantWatch ID#: 172502

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Advance Alzhei...

Deadline 11/09/18 LOI Date: 10/12/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, academic medical centers, and biotechnology companies for biomarkers research that will further the development of Alzheimer’s therapies. LOIs are due April 13. New applicants are advised to allow 1-2 business days for registration in the online applicati...

GrantWatch ID#: 181960
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers to Study the Prevention of Alzheimer's ...

Deadline 11/09/18 LOI Date: 10/12/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International postdoctoral fellows, clinicians, and researchers working in nonprofit organizations, universities, academic medical centers, and biotechnology companies for research on the prevention of Alzheimer's and related dementias. LOIs are due April 13. The ADDF seeks to support compara...

GrantWatch ID#: 182777
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Businesses to Protect Water Habi...

Deadline 10/14/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits, groups, and businesses to conserve, protect, and restore important wildlife habitats in ponds, rivers, swamps, wetlands, and streams. Consideration will be given to both new and ongoing projects. Applications are invited from innovative groups in local communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174212
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Grants to Maryland Businesses to Partner with Universities for Product Research and Developm...

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Maryland businesses to research and develop industrial processes and products through partnerships with universities. Projects will be initiated by the applicant company and matching funds will be provided to pay for the university research. Companies look to Maryland’s public universitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 181452
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for Deafness and Communication Dis...

Deadline 10/16/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for research to improve health outcomes for individuals living with deafness or communication disorders. Support is available for health services and effectiveness research addressing smell, hearing, balance, speech, voice, taste, and lang...

GrantWatch ID#: 181747
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/17/18

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: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Organic Producers and Handlers to Reimburse Organic Certification Costs

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants of up to $750 to USA and territories organic farmers and handlers to defray costs associated with organic certification. Qualifying producers may request reimbursement on paid certification costs from their state agency. Categories eligible for reimbursement include organic certification of livestock, crops, and wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 145836
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals to Promote Financial ...

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals to enhance quality of life and improve financial positions. The Foundation seeks to provide personal financial assistance, as well as coaching, to help financially prudent and hardworking individuals recover from unanticipated life events, and to promot...

GrantWatch ID#: 180555

Grants to USA and St. Vincent Youth to Pursue and Implement Innovative Projects and Ideas

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and St. Vincent youth (ages 16 to 25) to pursue their innovative ideas and projects. Funding is intended to provide financial support to young people who demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm towards positive, new projects. While the application process is open to any innovative idea or pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 183650

Grant to a USA Small Business for Business Expansion

Deadline 01/01/19

Grant of $2,500 to a USA small business to help the business grow. Applicants must submit a 3-minute video about why they started their own business. Video entries are judged on quality, originality, and creativity. Funding is intended to help entrepreneurs, who often have difficulty obtaining loans from banks, get the mon...

GrantWatch ID#: 183429

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Promote PreK-12 Computer Scienc...

Deadline 02/12/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to promote computer science and computational thinking educational opportunities for PreK-12 students. Proposals are invited for researcher-practitioner partnerships that aim to increase participation in CS and CT formal STEM learning all all grade levels...

GrantWatch ID#: 183161

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Install Wind Turbines

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Maryland nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to develop community-scale wind energy resources. Funding will defray the cost of qualifying wind turbine installations on properties throughout the state. Grant amounts will be calculated according to the system size and kW capacity. ​Wind Turbine R...

GrantWatch ID#: 142566

Grants to Maryland Organizations, IHEs, Agencies, and Contractors to Improve Nursing and Ass...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Maryland organizations, associations, IHEs, government agencies, and private contractors for projects to enhance the quality of care for residents in assisted living and nursing home facilities. Projects most likely to be approved for funding center upon the following: (a) Professional or paraprofessional sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 144616

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Companies to Produce Film and Television Series in ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International film production companies to produce major fiction film and television series that are filmed in Jerusalem's municipal area. Jerusalem must be the plot focus of the TV series or film. Funding is intended to revitalize Jerusalem's film industry. Background: In accordance with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151464

Opportunity for USA Female Veterans and Military Spouses or Partners to Attend an Entreprene...

Deadline Ongoing

Opportunity for USA female veterans and female military spouses or partners to attend a small business management and entrepreneurship program. This program will equip eligible women with the skills they need to successfully develop and grow a business venture. V-WISE is operated by the Institute for Veterans and Milit...

GrantWatch ID#: 157104

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Equitable Job Creation for Women and Underserved Populat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives that increase and promote equitable job creation for people of color, immigrants, women, and other underserved populations. Strategies to achieve this goal include economic policy reform, alternative business models, and efforts to increase the growth of businesses owne...

GrantWatch ID#: 157375

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects to Improve Job Quality and Provide Access to Better Car...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for collaborative projects to improve the quality of employment in the lower wage sectors, as well as initiatives to create access to career pathways to well-paying jobs in emerging industries, ie., advanced manufacturing, clean tech, biotech, etc. The Foundation seeks funding oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 157377

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Retrofitting Related Education and Financing Options

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities and collaborations that promote retrofitting. For the purposes of this grant, retrofitting is defined as the practice of updating existing structures and buildings with energy-efficient modes of operation. Funding is also intended for outreach efforts that educate busine...

GrantWatch ID#: 157379