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Maryland Literacy Grants:  59 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Maryland.

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Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170685

Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 161277

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Environment, a...

Deadline 07/02/18

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit organizations to benefit DC metropolitan region communities. Program areas include community services, arts and humanities, health, environment, and education. The Foundation seeks to respond to community needs and issues. The Foundation’s process is highly compe...

GrantWatch ID#: 177905

Awards to Maryland Individual Artists to Recognize Contributions to the Creative Sector

Deadline 07/25/18 Conference Date: 07/07/18

Awards of $1,000, $3,000, and $6,000 to Maryland individual artists to recognize outstanding achievements in a range of artistic disciplines. The purpose of this award is to showcase the contributions artists make to the state’s cultural fabric, support their creative potential, and strengthen their impact on the local l...

GrantWatch ID#: 172649
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Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for Education, Workforce Development, and Basic Needs in Montg...

Deadline 07/09/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Maryland nonprofits to address the needs of Montgomery County’s low-income seniors, children, and families. Proposals should focus on programs in the areas of education, workforce development, and a basic needs safety net for populations in crisis. Sharing Montgomery has thre...

GrantWatch ID#: 183812
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Language Immersion Programs for Graduate and Undergrad...

Deadline 07/12/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to provide foreign language instruction programs for US graduate and undergraduate students. Programs will provide students the opportunity to learn eligible foreign languages in an immersion setting. Students will gain and improve language proficiency and related cultural com...

GrantWatch ID#: 183826
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/13/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 per month to USA, Canada, and International researchers with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree to conduct research at a major library in the U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Grants to Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas Nonprofits for Programs for At-Risk Children...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas nonprofits to provide support and services to at-risk children and youth. LOIs must be submitted well in advance of the deadline. For Austin applicants, LOIs are due January 15, 2018. Program areas include early childhood education, K-12 education, teenage pregnancy, and out-...

GrantWatch ID#: 171617

Grants to USA Tribes and Nonprofits for Domestic and Dating Violence Awareness and Victim Se...

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA Tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit organizations to promote awareness of domestic violence, dating violence and family violence, and to provide supportive services to victims. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Executive Sum...

GrantWatch ID#: 183707

Grants to USA Hispanic-Serving IHEs to Strengthen Humanities Programs

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA Hispanic-serving IHEs to strengthen the humanities curriculum. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. Funding will be used to strengthen the study and teaching of the humanities through the development of new humanities resources, courses, or programs, or by enhancin...

GrantWatch ID#: 144094
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Grants to USA Community Colleges to Enhance Humanities Programming

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA community colleges to strengthen humanities programs and curricula. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. This program supports faculty and curricular development projects that will strengthen humanities programs or incorporate humanistic approaches in fie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174339
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Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170554
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to Maryland Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Residents of the Greater Catonsville...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations for charitable activities that will benefit residents of the Greater Catonsville area. Past grants have funded a museum, senior center, children's home, literacy program, homeless program, youth refugee mentoring program, and mental health program.

GrantWatch ID#: 171627
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

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

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to Maryland and Washington, DC Nonprofits to Benefit At-Risk Youth in the Metro Balti...

Deadline 08/06/18

Grants of $10,000 and one grant of $15,000 to Maryland and Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to address the welfare and education of at-risk children and youth. Consideration will be given to proposals from local organizations focusing on clothing, shelter, nutrition support, and education (i.e. teaching math, reading...

GrantWatch ID#: 181536
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

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

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

Deadline 09/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States to Promote Positive Outcomes for Fam...

Deadline 09/10/18

Grants to USA organizations in multiple states for family-oriented programs and projects that focus on the areas of health and wellness, educational success, and homelessness. Funding may be requested for capacity building, program, and general operating support. For the purpose of this grant, eligible cities and States ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 09/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180251
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Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia Nonprofits for Literacy, Children, Arts...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants 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. Please note: The most important part of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 178281
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In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Applications should address at least four of the following criteria: -Success, size, and growth of the classics...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

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

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 158587

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

Deadline 10/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173329

Grants to USA, 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

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

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

Deadline 11/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

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

Deadline 11/16/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172551

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

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,000 to Alabama, Washington, DC, 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 at state and local meetings. Description of ...

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

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Adult and Family Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for adult and family literacy programs. Funding is intended to expand and develop literacy and educational programs in an effort to combat adult illiteracy. Funds may be requested in the following categories: - General - Capital - Operating Support -...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183

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

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

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

Grants to Frederick County, Maryland Nonprofits for Health, Education, Human Services, and A...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Frederick County, Maryland nonprofits for transformative programs that have the potential to greatly improve community life. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of education, human services, health, children, youth, and families, arts and culture, and programs that benefit the pu...

GrantWatch ID#: 162463

Grants to Frederick County, Maryland Nonprofits for Program, Project, and Organizational Ope...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $2,500 to Frederick County, Maryland nonprofits for organizational operating expenses, as well as project and program costs. Organizations must have programs in the areas of education, human services, health, children, youth, and families, arts and culture, and programs that benefit the public and societ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162465

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

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

Grants to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-Income Students f...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students, for resources and children's books that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. This program is designed to use kids' love of Magic Tree House adventures and th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344

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

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

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165910

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Education, and Charitable Events Related to Disease and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for health services, education, and charitable events that relate to at least one of funding source's five areas of interest: HIV/AIDS, hematology and oncology, liver disease, inflammatory and respiratory disease, and cardiovascular conditions. The funding source aims to improve access...

GrantWatch ID#: 169063
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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

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

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

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