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77 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Canada

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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Artists to Increase Access to the Arts for Underserved Popu...

Deadline 11/02/20

Grants of $10,000 to Ontario nonprofit arts organizations, artists, and collectives in eligible locations to support collaborative public arts programs. Funding is intended to increase access to the arts for underserved populations. The purpose of this program is to su...

GrantWatch ID#: 172829

Grants to British Columbia First Nations Governments and Indigenous Organizations for Languag...

Deadline 12/07/20

Grants to British Columbia First Nations governments, academic institutions, and Indigenous organizations for programs that strengthen First Nation languages and promote fluency. Funding is intended to support language-enhancement activities, such as documentation, lan...

GrantWatch ID#: 192459

Grants to Quebec Arts and Culture Nonprofits in Eligible Locations to Host Writing Residenci...

Deadline 10/28/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Quebec nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in eligible locations to host writing residencies for Native Canadian artists and cultural workers. Funding is intended to support programs that train critical writers and augment the frequency...

GrantWatch ID#: 192304

In-Kind Grants to Canada School Boards, Schools, and First Nation Authorities for Home-Based...

Deadline 10/30/20

In-kind grants of books and resources to Canada public school boards and elementary schools and First Nation education authorities to improve home-based reading programs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Participating schools will receive funding in the form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192767

Grants to Manitoba Associations, Institutions, and Individuals for Legal Reform, Libraries, ...

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to Manitoba associations, organizations, institutions, and individuals for activities that further efforts to expand legal knowledge and understanding both within the profession and the broader community. Potential applicants are required to contact the funding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 149071

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities in Eligible Areas for Community Projects and Programs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to Ontario registered charities in eligible areas for community services. Eligible recipient organizations are those working in the following fields: education, health, environment, community development, literacy, recreation, and arts and culture. An applicant ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159910

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities in Eligible Areas for Vital Community Needs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to British Columbia registered charities in eligible locations for projects that address important community needs. Funding is intended to support programs and activities within the focus areas of education, heritage and history, art and culture, health, environ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164298

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities to Benefit At-Risk Youth and Children

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to British Columbia registered charities in eligible locations for programs benefiting children and youth who experience barriers to success. Activities and programs must involve one or more of the organization's objectives: access, skills, and s...

GrantWatch ID#: 175183

Grants to Canada Organizations and Professional Associations to Benefit the National Book In...

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to Canada organizations and professional associations to benefit the book industry throughout the country. Funding is intended to support projects designed to benefit the structure and efficiency of the industry. Eligible projects areas include professional deve...

GrantWatch ID#: 181038

Grants to Canada Arts Organizations and Groups of Artists for Visual and Literary Artwork Di...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Canada organizations, festivals, arts service associations, artist groups, and reading series to display publishable works or to offer professional growth activities. Funding is intended to promote the appreciation and development of Canadian ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160355

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals to Research, Archive, and Preserve Music

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals for music-related research and preservation projects. Funding is intended to help safeguard public and private collections of music and other recorded sounds th...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador Authors to Provide Financial Assistance for Scholarly Pu...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador authors to provide financial assistance for scholarly publishing. Priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit that fall within the funding source's mandate. Book chapters and journal articles w...

GrantWatch ID#: 190867

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 li...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction of Cla...

Deadline 11/02/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Grants to Ontario Trade and Event Nonprofits for Business Development and to Increase Organi...

Deadline 11/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to Ontario nonprofit trade and event organizations for business development and to increase organizational capacity. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is available for projects that will encou...

GrantWatch ID#: 175127

Grants to Alberta Registered Charities in Eligible Areas to Promote Community Inclusivity

Deadline 11/06/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Alberta registered charities in eligible areas to promote a sense of belonging in local communities. Funding is intended for community-led projects that offer people of different ages and cultures the chance to be involved, form good relations...

GrantWatch ID#: 164757

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits for Legal Aid, Reform, Research, Education, and Law Librar...

Deadline 11/13/20

Grants to Saskatchewan nonprofits for projects and programs that address legal issues such as legal education, legal aid, law reform, legal research, and law libraries. Priority will be given to ongoing programs. Short-term projects will also be considered, depending o...

GrantWatch ID#: 178164

Grants to Nunavut Groups and Individuals in Eligible Locations for Activities that Promote I...

Deadline 11/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Nunavut community groups and individuals in eligible locations for community-based cultural activities. Funding is intended to support projects and programs that promote and improve traditional Inuit activities and skills, and enhance and main...

GrantWatch ID#: 178718
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/20

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

Grants to Ontario Literary Artists and Performers to Create and Record Original Literary Wor...

Deadline 11/19/20

Grants to Ontario literary artists and performers to create and record original literary works. Funding is intended to support the completion of artists' new work that will be performed for the general public. Grants will also support the recording of a performer's rep...

GrantWatch ID#: 175547

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

Deadline 11/21/20

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

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 require...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field. The purpose of this program is to recognize an early-career librarian who demonstrates outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributio...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/20

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the monetary prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes si...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Collaborative Historical Re...

Deadline 12/01/20

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group in recognition of activities that promote the preservation of documentation. The award is intended to honor collaborative efforts of projects to preserve resources in historical institutions, librar...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Churches, Tribes, IHEs, Societies, and Boards for Public Arts ...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to Alberta nonprofit organizations, churches, library boards, Indian bands, Metis settlements, post-secondary institutions, and agricultural societies to reimburse public presentations by professional artists. New applicants must register online at least five bu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174990
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges ...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Adv...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian to recognize achievements in advancing library services. Eligible nominees are employed by an IHE library or a nonprofit consortium. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have contributed significantly...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge contributions to the field of library services. The purpose of the award program is to honor librarians for their remarkable achievements in librarianship or library development. Contributions ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848
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Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries in Recognition of Outstanding and Collaborative Libra...

Deadline 12/04/20

Awards to USA and Canada academic libraries in recognition of the collaborative efforts of personnel to serve their communities in creative and innovative ways. The award is intended to honor the staff who display leadership in programming and work together to uphold t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174849
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Information Li...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or team to recognize exemplary programs about information literacy. Eligible nominees carried out projects in research libraries or academic libraries within the past two years. Projects nominated for the awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 174851
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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,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

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

Deadline 01/13/21

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 prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to Ontario Professional Writers to Create New Works of Written Composition

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario published professional writers to begin or continue written compositions in the following genres: fiction, nonfiction literature, young adult literature, poetry, comics and graphic novels, and illustrated writing for children. Funding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164735
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Information ...

Deadline 01/15/21

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 01/15/21

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
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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...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

Grants to Manitoba Registered Charities to Address Community Needs

Deadline 01/31/21

Grants to Manitoba registered charities in eligible locations for projects that address local community needs. Funding is intended for projects that align with the following areas of focus: families, children, and youth; education, literacy, and employment; health, wel...

GrantWatch ID#: 163260

Grants to Canada Publishers and Arts Groups, Collectives, and Organizations to Translate Loca...

Deadline 01/31/21

Grants to Canada publishers and arts groups, collectives, and organizations to translate local works. Applicants are required to create an account in the online grants portal several weeks prior to applying. Funding is intended for the translation of theater and litera...

GrantWatch ID#: 177884

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

Deadline 02/01/21

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

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Health Regions for Projects that B...

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $25,000, and grants of up to $50,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, school boards, and health regions for projects that benefit local communities. Applicants are advised that registration approv...

GrantWatch ID#: 174511

Residencies for New Brunswick Professional Artists to Pursue Creative and Career Advancement...

Deadline 02/01/21

Residencies of up to $10,000 for New Brunswick professional artists to pursue creative and career advancement activities. The goals of this program include skill development, the exchange of artistic views, the establishment of relationships between fellow artists and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178769

Grants to Manitoba Registered Charities for Programs to Promote Literacy

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants of up to $4,000 to Manitoba registered charities for programs that promote literacy. First-time applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Eligible activities will be held in libraries and community centers throughout the province. Family lit...

GrantWatch ID#: 179698

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Refer...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve writing or publishing books or articles about the reference field; teaching activities that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176026
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian, Educator, or Researcher for Contribution...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International current or former librarian, educator, or researcher for extraordinary contributions to adult services at libraries. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as the impact on others, demonstrated leadershi...

GrantWatch ID#: 176050
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Award to USA Library Organization to Improve Services for People with Disabilities

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $1,000 to a USA library organization in recognition of services to people with disabilities. The award is intended to honor a library for efforts to expand existing or create new services. Projects should demonstrate innovation and organization. The award can ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192811
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Collaborative Group for Research Rela...

Deadline 02/12/21

Grant of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or collaborative group to provide support for research related to reference or user services. Funding is intended to support research efforts that focus on responding to questions or gaining insight into how...

GrantWatch ID#: 192812
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library or Library System to Recognize the Developm...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or international library or library system for the creation of a new reference tool to benefit patrons. The purpose of the award is to recognize the achievement of providing patrons with a unique and creative resource. Eligible resourc...

GrantWatch ID#: 192813
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Institution to Recognize Support of L...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or international individual or institution in recognition of contributions to library-related activities or services that benefit people with physical disabilities. The award can honor a specific library program, general activities for the blind...

GrantWatch ID#: 192831

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities for Programs to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 02/28/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees for community programs. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: arts, culture, and recreation; social services; seniors; education; health and physical ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 167115