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67 Literacy & Libraries Grants for United States

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Grants to USA Writers to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Audience

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA writers to write nonfiction books related to the humanities that are geared for the general public. Applicants are advised that required registration may take at least two weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the writing of w...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Leadership and Innovation in the Li...

Deadline 12/06/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize leadership in the library industry. Nominations are invited on behalf of up-and-coming librarians, library workers, coders, publishers, vendors, and others. The purpose of this program is to identify and...

GrantWatch ID#: 161238

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop a Long-Form Project of ...

Deadline 12/15/21

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to develop a long-form project of nonfiction work. Preference will be given to projects with a focus on current events and issues. Projects may be in the form of documentaries, photojournalism, podcasts, nonfict...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Museums and University Presses to Publish Scholarly...

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International museums and university presses for scholarly publishing projects related to specific fields of art. Funding is intended to offset production-related expenses. Eligible uses of funding include translation, photography, editing, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 192006
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Educator for Contributions to the Field of Language ...

Deadline 12/15/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or international educator who has significantly impacted language arts education at the elementary school level. The award is intended to recognize an educator who has positively influenced how literacy is taught, and who continues to contribute...

GrantWatch ID#: 200118

Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/20/21

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for outreach efforts addressing underserved populations in the community. Funding is intended for projects that engage underserved children, from birth to age 14. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 176910

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Photojournalists for Projects that Feature Underrep...

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants of $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International freelance photojournalists for projects that feature underreported stories. Funding may be used for housing, transportation, translator fees, food, and other essential expenses associated with reporting. The purpose of...

GrantWatch ID#: 190722
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Grants to USA School Libraries for Books and Other Reading Materials

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants to USA school libraries for books and other reading materials. Funding is intended to encourage students from needy schools to develop an interest in learning and reading. Eligible expenses include books and electronic books, periodicals, reference materials, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 194199
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Community Leaders for Capital Projects to Revitalize Public Com...

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and town managers and employees for capital projects to revitalize public community spaces in rural areas. The purpose of the program is to create and restore communal spaces ...

GrantWatch ID#: 197389
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Projects Related to Performing Arts

Deadline 12/31/21

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA individual scholars for performing arts projects in New York City. In addition to the stipend, fellows will also receive $2,500 for digitizing new materials. Eligible projects are related to the work of the writer, director, and playwright...

GrantWatch ID#: 199120

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support the Provision of Literacy Services for Students

Deadline 01/03/22

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support the provision of literacy services for students. Funding is intended for general operations, including but not limited to equipment, supplies, salaries, space rental, technology, teacher stipends, and mor...

GrantWatch ID#: 199955

Fellowships to USA Library and Information Professionals to Gain Skills and Experience to In...

Deadline 02/01/22 Conference Date: 01/07/22

Fellowships to USA library and information professionals to attend a professional development program focused on integrating Artificial Intelligence in the workplace. The goal of the program is to build and expand the skills and knowledge of current and future library ...

GrantWatch ID#: 193880

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

Deadline 01/12/22

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

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

Deadline 02/22/22 Conference Date: 01/12/22 LOI Date: 02/10/22

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, agencies, and tribal entities for arts initiatives and events. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible disciplines include media arts, dance, design, musical ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189889

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Information ...

Deadline 01/15/22

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the fields of information literacy and library instruction. Nominations should be based on formal or informal research on the topic, the cre...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/22

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Related to Culture in th...

Deadline 01/18/22

Fellowships of $3,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars holding a Ph.D. and curators and librarians for research projects related to Shakespeare or early modern world culture. The four-week non-residential fellowships should make use of collections, archives, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162024

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

Fellowships to USA Educators to Enhance Professional Skills

Deadline 01/20/22

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA educators and up to $10,000 to teams to improve professional skills. This program is open to full-time K-12 educators, including curriculum heads, curriculum specialists, classroom teachers, librarians, and media specialists. Proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 199165

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Community Events that...

Deadline 01/26/22

Grants of up to $20,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations, government divisions and agencies, school districts, Tribes, and public libraries for programs that promote reading. In addition to grant funds, recipients will also receive promotional materia...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206
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In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Agencies and Institutions to Enrich the Lives of Children and...

Deadline 01/31/22

In-kind donations of books to USA youth-serving agencies and institutions to encourage reading among children and youth. Produced by African American authors and illustrators, the reading books are intended to enrich the lives of children in homeless shelters, preschoo...

GrantWatch ID#: 149418
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Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 01/31/22

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research in any area of knowledge. Funding is intended to support laboratory research expenses, fieldwork costs, travel to archives and libraries, and the purchase of m...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 01/31/22

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

Award to a USA or Canada Library in Recognition of Staff Development Program

Deadline 02/01/22

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library to recognize achievements in the area of professional development. The award honors an institution that offers a workforce development program designed to enhance staff abilities and increase the effectiveness in reaching obje...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Honor Outstanding Character in a Chall...

Deadline 02/01/22

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Holocaust Research and Writing

Deadline 02/01/22

Award to a USA, Canada or International individual for scholarly research and writing on the Holocaust. Only books containing new research on the Holocaust, or its antecedents and aftermath, will be considered. Research accuracy, methodology, scholarship, literary meri...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921
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Grants to USA Professional Writers for Critical Financial Support During Times of Crisis

Deadline 02/01/22

Grants to USA writers for critical financial support during times of economic difficulty. Funding may assist professional journalists, poets, authors, translators, screenwriters, and playwrights based in the United States who can demonstrate how the funds will help the...

GrantWatch ID#: 198123
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Grants to USA PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/13/22

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories PreK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that school libraries are still offering children good books to read. Applications must be connected to a specific project at ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824
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Grant to a USA Librarian to Attend a Professional Development Conference

Deadline 02/22/22

Grant to a USA librarian for travel expenses to attend a professional development conference. Preference will be given to library professionals who can demonstrate the greatest need for education, professional development, networking, and service to their local communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174853

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

Deadline 03/01/22

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 03/01/22

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 Community Organizations and Libraries for Storytelling Programs for Indigenous...

Deadline 03/15/22

Grants of $500 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 and Alaska Native comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 173301
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Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 03/15/22

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

GrantWatch ID#: 190874
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Authors for Jewish-Themed Nonfiction Books

Deadline 04/01/22

Awards to USA, Canada, and International authors for nonfiction books on Jewish subjects. In addition to the cash prize, winners will receive marketing and promotion assistance. Awards are available for books that involve themes that align with the Fund's focus areas, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159486

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

Deadline 08/01/22 LOI Date: 04/01/22

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

In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 04/01/22

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs Focused on Education, Religion, Human Services, and Cr...

Deadline 04/01/22

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support programs for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals, as well as for educational, literary, scientific, charitable, or religious purposes. Priority will be shown to charitable organizations serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 199289
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 04/30/22

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 04/30/22

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

Deadline 04/30/22

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 and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofit Museums and Libraries to Exhibit and Preserve ...

Deadline 05/15/22

Grants of up to $3,000 and in-kind donations of materials to USA and territories nonprofit museums and libraries to preserve and exhibit collections. Funding is intended to support project costs and may be used for supplies, display fabrication, publicity, and contract...

GrantWatch ID#: 192922
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Research Projects and Writing in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/28/22

Fellowships to USA scholars to work on research projects and writing in the fields of behavioral, economic, political, and social sciences. Successful applicants will receive salary support, access to research materials, an office, and work equipment. Residencies will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482
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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
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Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Libraries, and IHEs for Science...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, public schools, public libraries, and colleges and universities for science education and community programs. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to a full application. Community...

GrantWatch ID#: 159494

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