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56 United States Literacy Grants

56 Literacy & Libraries Grants for United States.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and Universities to Raise Awareness About Cens...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants of $1,000 and grants of $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, and universities for programs and activities that raise awareness about censorship issues and intellectual freedom. Proposed activities must take place during the week of September 27 through October 2, during the annual Banned Books ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144035

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

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Preserve the Nation's Historical Records

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to preserve and improve accessibility to the Nation's historical records. Funding is intended to support activities that include training and educational programs, informational publications, electron...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Training Opportunities for Humanities Prese...

Deadline 06/11/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for professional development in support of the preservation of humanities resources. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program funds the development of skills and knowledge among professionals resp...

GrantWatch ID#: 181002
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes and Native Hawaii Organizations to Address Needs Related to the C...

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to USA Indian Tribes and organizations representing Native Hawaiins to address needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support projects that create opportunities for positive socio-economic change now and in a future reopened environment. This can be through preserving jobs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 189900
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Grants to USA Libraries and Museums to Adapt to COVID-19 Community Needs

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to USA and Territories libraries and museums for projects to allow the facilities to operate under Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic safety guidelines. Funding is intended for staff training, technology equipment costs, and other project costs to meet the changing service needs of the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 190072
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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

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

Deadline 06/17/20

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 prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to prepare works for international presentation or publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, careers, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations for Native American Language Immer...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants to USA, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands IHEs, tribal and native agencies, associations, and community and faith-based organizations for Native American language immersion programs and schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 167770
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Arts Activities and Events

Deadline 07/21/20 LOI Date: 07/09/20

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 must apply under one of the following categories: artist ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189889
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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International scholars with an advanced degree to conduct research. Fellowships are intended for researchers with an interest in social science and humanities projects. The Funding Source has a special interest in those projects that demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges. Interdi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA Native American and Pacific Islander nonprofit organizations, agencies, and IHEs for social and economic development and capacity building opportunities for tribal governments. Funding is intended to support community-driven projects that preserve Native cultures, increase self-sufficiency, and promote commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 149370
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Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 07/15/20

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 to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Workplace Safety Training Programs

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, IHEs, and tribal and Native entities to support workforce health and safety training initiatives. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 154627
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, IHEs, and Tribes to Develop Materials f...

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, IHEs, employer associations, and tribal and Native entities to develop materials for occupational safety education and training programs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 186007
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Children's and Youth Educational Programs

Deadline 08/01/20

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, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and job training.

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

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, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 08/01/20

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 Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists for Native American Arts and Cultural Proj...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses for Native American arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is intended to support activities, education, and projects related to the culture of the Osage Nation. Grants may be used to support a wide range of projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173610
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged C...

Deadline 09/01/20

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 through 8th grade.

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely used curriculum, and generating excitement or demand for e...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515

Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 09/14/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Proposals written for ethnic media as well as those subm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including the following:

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Fellowships to USA Mid-Career Authors and Scholars to Complete Projects Related to Creative ...

Deadline 11/01/20

Fellowships of $35,000 to USA and territories early mid-career authors and scholars for independent projects in creative nonfiction and history. Fellowships are intended to provide time to complete independent works, and are frequently used to supplement sabbatical leave.

GrantWatch ID#: 162919

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/02/20

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 library resources that will be useful to users of all typ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archives preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Conference and encourages pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Charitable Activities

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support a wide range of charitable activities. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of youth activities; rehabilitation and welfare; hospitals; education, literature, and science; civic, cultural, and religion; and community funds.

GrantWatch ID#: 176355

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

Deadline 12/31/20

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, a strong and supportive family, and the multicultural ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists to Participate in a Residency Program...

Deadline 01/18/21

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 Foundation's campus in New Mexico.

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

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
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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 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

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

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 culture, social welfare, and health and sports.

GrantWatch ID#: 163829
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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

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. Start your campaign here: https://www.youhelp.com/start 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 contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609
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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

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
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Opportunity for USA Librarians and Library Students to Receive Health Information Training

Deadline Ongoing

Opportunity for USA librarians and library students to receive professional development training to improve public access to health information. Funding is intended to ensure that librarians are professionally equipped to meet their communities' health information needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 186576