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Maryland Literacy Grants:  54 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Maryland.

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Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Projects that Promote an Appreciation of Architecture

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career. Grants may be used for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for STEM Educatio...

Deadline 02/28/20

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for K-12 general and STEM education programs in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 178171

Award to a Maryland High School Student in an Eligible County to Recognize Outstanding Writing

Deadline 02/28/20

Award of $3,000 to a Maryland high school junior in an eligible county to recognize outstanding creative writing. The award is intended to acknowledge the writing achievements of a student in the high school graduating class of 2021 who plans to continue studying creative writing and pursue a career in the field. Students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187793

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Universities, and Faith-Based Organizations in ...

Deadline 02/29/20

Grants ranging from $250 to $10,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, universities, and faith-based organizations in multiple regions to support youth or education-focused programs. Eligible regions include Arizona, California (Los Angeles Metro), Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New...

GrantWatch ID#: 183406

Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia Nonprofits for Literacy, Children, Arts...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants averaging $5,000 to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia area nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on arts, literacy, children, and humanitarian efforts. While all areas are considered, the Foundation primarily concentrates its funding on literacy programs. Applications should be focus...

GrantWatch ID#: 178281

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20 Conference Date: 03/09/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Award to a USA or Canada Library to Recognize Outstanding Service to the Community

Deadline 03/10/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA or Canada library to recognize outstanding service to the community. The award will honor a library that demonstrates innovative and creative development of community programs or a marked increase in library usage, service to the community, and leadership in creating programs that can be emulated ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178593
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Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 04/24/20 Conference Date: 03/11/20

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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Creative Research Projects in ...

Deadline 03/15/20

Fellowships of $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars, journalists, artists, and intellectuals for research and creative projects in eligible subject areas. Fellows participate in a two-year program where they benefit from professional development activities, research and travel assistance, and production and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 158407

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Organizations for Educational Programs that Enhance Reading Ski...

Deadline 03/15/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit and other organizations for educational programs that help people learn to read. Funding is intended to support services and programming in the areas of education for adults, English language, high school equivalency preparation, basic literacy, family literacy and math, and related...

GrantWatch ID#: 159125

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Language Preservat...

Deadline 03/15/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and institutions for linguistic fieldwork, language revitalization projects, and archival projects. Funding is intended for projects that address languages in danger of extinction. Projects most likely to be funded are those which serve both the native co...

GrantWatch ID#: 180305

Grants to USA IHE Faculty for the Development of Curricula Related to Interreligious Themes

Deadline 03/16/20

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to USA university and college faculty across a range of disciplines to promote the development of interreligious coursework. Funding may be used to create or revise innovative undergraduate curricula. Grant awards are intended to support grantees for the time and energy it ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185465
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Organizations to Recognize Excellence...

Deadline 03/28/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International libraries and associated groups to recognize an outstanding public relations or strategic communication program. Eligible programs include year-long centennial celebrations, summer literacy programs, awareness campaigns, innovative community partnerships, or fundraising for a new co...

GrantWatch ID#: 179527

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
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Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

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

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 04/01/20

Grants to USA and territories 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 prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended for programs that may help close the opportunity or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956
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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

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 and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy and Poetry Programs

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. One award will be given to a teacher who fosters a love of poetry in students and one award will be given to a teacher who inspires students to read all genres of writing.

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

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

Deadline 06/01/20

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Opportunity to USA and Canada Students to Participate in a Social-Impact Challenge

Deadline 06/02/20

Opportunity to USA and Canada individual students or groups of students to participate in a social-impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Program participants will create projects that show that art has the ability to build strong, connected, and empathetic communities. The competition is open to students, ages 13-...

GrantWatch ID#: 186087
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, and higher learning. A suitable sponsorship is one tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

Grants to USA Medical Libraries and Organizations in Multiple States for Health Information ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,000 to Alabama, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Virgin Islands libraries and other qualifying organizations to support health information exhibits. Funding is intended for exhibits at state and...

GrantWatch ID#: 135223
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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
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Adult Education and Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support new and existing education and literacy programs for adults. Funding is intended to teach literacy skills that will allow adult students to grow, communicate, and thrive. Funding requests must align with the Foundation’s mission: "Supporting adult and fami...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578
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Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Public Agencies for Scie...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities. The funding source makes grants in two primary areas: (1) to advance science education, and (2) to invest in strengthening communities w...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494
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Grants to Talbot County, Maryland Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Arts Programs Benef...

Deadline Ongoing

Grant ranging between $100 and $500 to Talbot County, Maryland nonprofits, schools, libraries, and parks and recreation departments for arts related programs that benefit the local community. Funding is primarily intended to be a one-time encouragement for new arts initiatives or organizations. In deciding on applications,...

GrantWatch ID#: 159957
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Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one either the International Reading Association or Readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167
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Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. In addition to the regular grants program, a limited number of catastrophic...

GrantWatch ID#: 162395
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638
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In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also be presented to children to take home.

GrantWatch ID#: 164232
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In-Kind Book Donations to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students. Through this program, schools are awarded children's books and related educational resources that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Democracy, and Jewish Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for valuable contributions in the areas of democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, the environment, health and recreation, Jewish community programming, and reproductive health and rights. Interests, priorities, and geographic restrictions for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools in Eligible States to Support Literacy Progr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and California nonprofit organizations and other tax-exempt agencies, including schools and public libraries, for innovative literacy programs that serve children from disadvantaged populations in eligible regions. For the purposes of these grants, eligible regio...

GrantWatch ID#: 170553
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs and Services to Children and Families

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide resources to vulnerable children and families. Eligible programs may provide basic needs, youth educational opportunities, assistance to victims of domestic abuse, and career training programs for at-risk youth. Only organizations and programs meeting the eligibility criteri...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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Deadline Ongoing

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GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants and Loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Rural Nonprofits and Agencies for C...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and Tribes located in rural areas to support the development of community facilities. Facilities must offer an essential service and support orderly development for communities located in primarily rural geographic areas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174366
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In-Kind Donations of Books to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Supplement Library Co...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations of books to USA nonprofits, schools, colleges and universities, museums and libraries, and local, state, and federal government agencies to build library collections. The books must be chosen in person by a representative at the funding source's facility in Washington, D.C. Participating organizations...

GrantWatch ID#: 174863
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Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofits to Promote Literacy and Access t...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia area nonprofit organizations to assist in the distribution of books and other reading materials to libraries and community groups with limited resources to otherwise procure these materials. NHLF grants are made to: - Assist in the support, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179719

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

Deadline Ongoing

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to participate in a 10-month service program teaching English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Masa Israel Teaching Fellows opera...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Educational Institutions to Promote Japanese Language Learning

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit educational institutions, organizations, IHEs, and associations for programs that promote Japanese-language education on a national, state, or regional level. Priority is given to projects that benefit as many Japanese language teachers, programs, and learners as possible in a wide r...

GrantWatch ID#: 180645

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits in the Baltimore Region for Arts, Health, Youth, and Adult Sel...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Maryland nonprofits in the Baltimore region for programs in arts and culture, health, youth development, and adult self-sufficiency. The purpose of funding is to improve the quality of life in Baltimore through improved health care, educational opportunity, and access to cultural programs. Arts and Culture T...

GrantWatch ID#: 181913