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59 Literacy & Libraries Grants for United States

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Fellowships to USA Published Writers for Career Advancement in Creative Writing

Deadline 03/10/21

Fellowships of $25,000 to USA published writers demonstrating artistic excellence to dedicate time to creative literary pursuits and professional advancement. Applicants should register and apply well in advance of the deadline. Applications are currently invited in th...

GrantWatch ID#: 178745

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Museums and University Presses for Production-Relat...

Deadline 03/11/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International museums and university presses for projects offering original and significant scholarship in specific fields of art. Funding is intended to offset production-related expenses. Eligible uses of funding include translation, photog...

GrantWatch ID#: 192006

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

Deadline 03/12/21

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and institutions for activities to preserve eligible languages. Funding may be used for travel, equipment, consultations, and other project-related costs. Requests may be submitted for language docume...

GrantWatch ID#: 180305

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

Deadline 03/15/21

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...

GrantWatch ID#: 159125

Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support digital publishing of books on humanities-related subjects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive program is...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874

Grants to USA Groups and Individuals for Professional Support to Science Writers and to Benef...

Deadline 03/31/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA groups and individuals for projects and programs to benefit the science writing field and provide professional development options for writers. Consideration will be given to applicants with novel proposals for projects, events, or resour...

GrantWatch ID#: 163224
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educational Nonprofits for Programs to Enhance Lite...

Deadline 04/01/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit educational organizations for educational programming that will improve literacy skills among children and older students. Funding is intended to support organizations that wish to employ reading strategies of the Foun...

GrantWatch ID#: 144019

Grants to USA Community Organizations and Libraries for Storytelling Programs for Indigenous...

Deadline 04/01/21

Grants of $750 to USA and Territories community organizations and libraries serving indigenous families and children for storytelling programs. Funding is intended for programs that explore and celebrate Asian Pacific American and American Indian or Alaska Native commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 173301

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

Deadline 08/01/21 LOI Date: 04/01/21

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 intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 04/01/21

In-kind grants of new children's books to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Awards to USA Nonprofits to Recognize High-Quality Illustrated Books in Eligible Fields

Deadline 04/01/21

Award of $25,000 and awards of $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in recognition of the publication of a high quality illustrated book. Awards will be given for books in areas that include the built and natural environments and the fine arts, as well as related pub...

GrantWatch ID#: 194745
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools to Support Foreign Language Education Programs

Deadline 04/10/21

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to establish, expand, or maintain foreign language education programs. Applicants must contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to cover expenditure...

GrantWatch ID#: 144103

Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/21

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 topi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182956

Grants to USA and Canada PreK-12 Teachers for Book Purchases to Enhance Classroom Libraries

Deadline 04/15/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA and Canada PreK-12 teachers for book purchases to enhance their classroom libraries. Funding is intended for applicants committed to regular independent reading during class time. Grantees will choose books based on the needs of their stud...

GrantWatch ID#: 194170
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Resources and Provide Professional Developmen...

Deadline 04/16/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to improve library resources and provide professional development opportunities to library staff. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support federall...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

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

Deadline 04/30/21

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 n...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools to Support Coronavirus-Related Issues and O...

Deadline 04/30/21

Grants of up 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issues, human services, disaster relief, and the environmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational, Scientific, Cultural, and Charitable Programs

Deadline 04/30/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 05/03/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Prior to submitting an application, applicants must obtain a commitment letter for publication of the proposed story in a U.S. media outlet. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022
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Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/05/21

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

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

Deadline 05/15/21

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, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofit Museums and Libraries to Exhibit and Preserve ...

Deadline 05/15/21

Grants of up to $3,000 and in-kind donations of materials to USA and Territories nonprofit museums and libraries to exhibit and preserve collections. Funding is intended to preserve collections, promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, increase use of glazing techniqu...

GrantWatch ID#: 192922
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Grants to USA Writers for Written Works Related to Contemporary Visual Art

Deadline 05/19/21

Grants to USA writers for written works related to contemporary visual art. Eligible project types include articles, short-form writing, and books. Eligible expenses include travel, living expenses, research, image permissions and fees, a writer's fee, reproduction and...

GrantWatch ID#: 150417

Grants to USA Community Colleges to Enhance Humanities Programming

Deadline 05/20/21

Grants to USA community colleges and two-year IHEs to enhance existing and develop new humanities programs. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects that are organized around a core topic or...

GrantWatch ID#: 174339
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Opportunity for USA and Canada Students in Eligible Provinces to Participate in a Social Imp...

Deadline 06/01/21

Opportunity for USA and Canada individual students or groups of students in eligible provinces to participate in a social impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Applicants must participate in an interactive module prior to submitting an application. Program par...

GrantWatch ID#: 186087
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable Activities

Deadline 06/15/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations 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 th...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 06/16/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/24/21

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to carry out high-level research in the social sciences at a New York-based facility. The purpose of this program is to support research that diagnoses social problems and improves social policies in the USA.

GrantWatch ID#: 178482

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Arts Activities and Events

Deadline 07/20/21 LOI Date: 07/08/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, agencies, and tribes for arts activities and events. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects at any stage of production. Applicants mu...

GrantWatch ID#: 189889

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Children's and Youth Education Programs

Deadline 08/01/21

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs. Priority areas of funding include the environment, literacy, science, technology, engin...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and IHEs to Publish Non-Fiction Books

Deadline 09/01/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs to assist in the production of non-fiction books in a wide range of interest areas. Funding is intended for books addressing art, cultural history, conservation, architecture, th...

GrantWatch ID#: 160029

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, and colleges and universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subject...

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

Deadline 09/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for mobile lending libraries serving disadvantaged children. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool throu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/05/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of lists include indexes, reading lists, webliographies and other guides to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/22 LOI Date: 12/31/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funds may be requested for po...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023

Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/21

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists to Participate in a Residency Program...

Deadline 01/18/22

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International artists, writers, and composers to participate in a residency program. The purpose of the program is to provide artists with a tranquil environment in which to pursue their goals. Artists will be given accommodation at the...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

Donations and Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits that Focus on Arts, Education, and Literacy

Deadline Ongoing

Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organization...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Adult Education and Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that improve literacy among adults. Funding is intended to support new and existing educational and literacy programs that teach adults literacy skills that will enable them to grow, communicate, and t...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up 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 disadv...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Libraries, and IHEs ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities for science education and community programs. Community grants are only for California, Massachusetts, Rhode Island,...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494
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Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals to Attend Conferences

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA educators of grades K-3 for professional development in the area of early literacy. Grant funds are intended to defray the costs associated with attending reading conferences. The purpose of this program is to support and encourage early lit...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 163638
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Public Welfare Activities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for public welfare activities. Funding is intended to support impactful projects that address social needs across the globe. Requests will be accepted for activities in the areas of education, arts and cu...

GrantWatch ID#: 163829
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In-Kind Donations of Books to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Children from Underserved and Low-In...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations of books to USA nonprofit organizations to benefit children from underserved and low-income backgrounds. Eligible organizations are those seeking to build, expand, or add to a small library, as well as those presenting new books for children to take h...

GrantWatch ID#: 164232

In-Kind Book Donations to USA Schools, Title 1 Educators, and After-School Programs to Benef...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA schools, Title 1 educators, and after-school programs to benefit low-income students. The purpose of the program is to provide teachers with additional resources to instill a love of learning and reading in their students. Grants will be a...

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 programs and projects to benefit society. Funding is intended for initiatives in the following focus areas: education, literacy, democracy, civil liberties, environment, health, recreation, Jewish Community, and reproductive he...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373
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In-Kind Donations of Children's Books to USA Rural Libraries Affected by Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations of new books valued at $800 to USA libraries in rural areas that have been impacted by natural disasters. Eligible libraries are those intending to rebuild or enhance their children's department. Libraries in areas that have been recently affected by ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165910

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 facil...

GrantWatch ID#: 174863
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In-Kind Book Donations to USA, Canada, and International Organizations Serving Communities in...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA, Canada, and International organizations to provide underserved communities with reading material. The program is intended to provide books to communities and schools throughout the world. Recipients include libraries, churches, schools, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 174877