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Grants to Windsor, Ontario Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects and Act...

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Windsor, Ontario nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and individuals to enhance arts and cultural opportunities for local residents. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to invest in the community’s creative economy. Mission for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 173486

Grants to Washington and British Columbia Nonprofits for Environmental Education and Restora...

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to northwestern Washington and southwestern British Columbia nonprofit organizations, libraries, and schools for conservation projects in the Salish Sea region. Consideration will be given to applications for environmental education projects or restoration projects including an educational research ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178867

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits to Benefit Residents Through Legal Services, Law Reform, and Edu...

Deadline 10/15/19 LOI Date: 09/26/19

Grants to Alberta nonprofits for projects in legal knowledge and education, law reform, law libraries, the administration of justice, and/or the provision of legal services. Potential applicants must speak with Foundation staff and submit a draft application before applying. The Foundation supports the following efforts...

GrantWatch ID#: 177507
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to Ontario Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, and Y...

Deadline 09/27/19

Grants and in-kind donations to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for community benefit programs in the areas of education, youth, healthcare, and the environment Funding is intended to support local communities and to improve the quality of life for residents in the Funding Source's service area.

GrantWatch ID#: 147606

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics, Writers, Scholars, and Artists for ...

Deadline 09/27/19

Fellowships of $75,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, scholars, journalists, creative writers, and visual artists whose work will benefit from access to a collection in New York City. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about literature and scholarship.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 09/27/19

Awards of $500 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. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Comm...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants of $2,500 CAD to Canada nonprofit organizations in eligible territories for programs that improve the lives of residents in rural communities. Organizations must be nominated by local farmers, who may consider recommendations made by local community members. Winners may include educational organizations, 4-H clubs, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179771

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Legal Aid Services, Education, and Research

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to Manitoba nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of legal aid services, law reform, legal research, legal education, and the maintenance of law libraries. Potential applicants must first contact the funding source to discuss their proposal and receive application forms.

GrantWatch ID#: 149071

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for Re...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. This opportunity will provide access to a world-class library and collections for independent research. Specifically, recipients are in residence at...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Profession

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and achievements within the field. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians whose actions represent the highest service goals within the profession. These include the following: -Free access to information for all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to New Brunswick Nonprofits, Agencies, and First Nations for Literary Arts Activities

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, municipalities, provincial cultural organizations, and First Nations for activities in the literary arts. Funding may be requested for large-scale initiatives, activities, and projects that promote awareness and broad-based knowledge of the literary arts in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175668
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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, IHEs, and Native Settlements to Acquire, Build, and Improve Pu...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants to Alberta nonprofits, libraries, higher education institutions, First Nations, and Metis settlements for the construction, acquisition, upgrade, renovation, or expansion of public community facilities. Eligible facilities may be used for cultural, sports, recreational, and other public-use purposes. The goal of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 177499

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Intergenerational Literacy Programs in Libraries and Commu...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $4,000 to Manitoba nonprofit organizations to support intergenerational literacy programming to strengthen families and build reading skills. Programs may take place in libraries and community centers throughout the province. Grants will support family literacy programs that include children and parents or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179698
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Grants to Brant County Area, Ontario Registered Charities for Community Projects and Programs

Deadline 10/11/19

Grants to Brantford and Brant County, Ontario registered charities 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 organization's board of directors must be bas...

GrantWatch ID#: 159910

Award to a USA, Territories, and Canada Author for a Scholarly Book or Catalog About Costume ...

Deadline 10/15/19

Award of $750 to a USA, Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), or Canada author for a published book or exhibition catalog that contributes significantly to the study of costume and research related to dress. Funding is intended for material that makes a considerable contribution to the analysis of costume, d...

GrantWatch ID#: 150317
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Facilitate Use of a Research Library in...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individual scholars whose research requires the use of specific collections and materials found in the funding source's library, located in California. Funding is intended to provide partial support toward the costs of travel, lodging, and living expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 161652

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 10/15/19

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

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals to Preserve North American Music

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals to preserve and archive music and other recorded sounds that are representative of North American heritage. Funding is also available for scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human cond...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543
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Grants to British Columbia Book Publishing Companies for the Publication of Canadian Authore...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants to British Columbia book publishing companies for the publication of literary works written by Canadian authors. Pre-registration is required prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to support works that have artistic, literary, or cultural significance for the general public. Eligible titles include fic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182509
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Grants to British Columbia First Nations Councils, Nonprofits, Schools, Daycare, and Adult E...

Deadline 10/18/19

Grants to British Columbia First Nations band or tribal councils, nonprofit organizations governed by Indigenous individuals, and First Nations schools, daycare, and adult education centers for cultural heritage preservation. Funding is intended to foster greater understanding of the connection and safeguarding practices b...

GrantWatch ID#: 186918

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Business Initiatives to Expand the Cultural Media Sector

Deadline 10/22/19

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations for economic development initiatives in the cultural media sector. Funding is intended to support innovative data analysis, information gathering, and marketing strategies that promote the expansion of the magazine and book publishing, film and television, and interactive digital m...

GrantWatch ID#: 184161

Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literar...

Deadline 10/23/19

Grants to Canada artistic companies, groups, and organizations to translate Canadian dramatic or literary works into English, French, or an Aboriginal language, for Canadian presentation or publication. Applicants must create an account in the online grants portal at least 30 days prior to applying.

GrantWatch ID#: 177884

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/23/19

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
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Grants to Ontario Literary Artists to Create Works for Online or Print Publication

Deadline 10/24/19

Grants of $12,000 to Ontario literary artists to create works for online or print book-length publication. Funding is intended to support the activities and time needed to bring works in progress to completion. Eligible expenses include research and assistant expenses, travel and accommodation expenses, artist fees, and ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 186820

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities to Benefit Vancouver Youth and Children with...

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants typically ranging from $500 to $3,000 to British Columbia registered charities for programs and activities benefiting Vancouver's inner city children and youth who experience barriers to success. Activities and programs must involve one or more of the organization's objectives: access, skills, and safety. Objec...

GrantWatch ID#: 175183
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Grants to Ontario Literary Artists and Performers to Create and Record Original Literary Wor...

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants of $5,000, grants of up to $10,000, and grants of up to $15,000 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 perfor...

GrantWatch ID#: 175547

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

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to Canada organizations and professional associations to promote the book industry throughout the country. Funding is intended to support projects in professional development, technology, internship, and marketing. The goal of the program is to facilitate access to books by Canadian authors through promotional activ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181038
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Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Mi’kmaw Band Councils for Capital Im...

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Nova Scotia nonprofits, municipalities, and local Mi’kmaw Band Councils for capital improvements that increase accessibility. Funding is intended for installations, renovations, and equipment that improve and enhance access to facilities in the community. The purpose of the program is to help r...

GrantWatch ID#: 170673
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/01/19

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 resources include indexes, reading lists, and webliographies. Grants are intended to cover preparation costs appropriate to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

Grants to Kelowna, British Columbia Resident Groups to Enhance Local Neighborhoods

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $1,500 to Kelowna, British Columbia resident groups to enhance the quality of life in local neighborhoods. Funding is intended to support resident-led projects that enable communities to take action to improve their neighborhoods. Through working with other residents, neighbors will build relationships, gai...

GrantWatch ID#: 179846

Grants to Calgary Area, Alberta Charities to Support Grassroots Initiatives that Strengthen N...

Deadline 11/04/19

Grants of up to $7,500 to Calgary Area, Alberta registered charities to support local initiatives that foster a sense of belonging in the community. Applicants are requested to contact staff prior to applying. Eligible registered charities will use a community development approach and have meaningful project leadership rol...

GrantWatch ID#: 164757
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 11/10/19

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

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

Deadline 11/15/19

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 on fiscal and policy considerations. The Foundation enco...

GrantWatch ID#: 178164

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/19

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 cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 174847

Grants to USA and Canada Libraries for Programs that Benefit People with Autism

Deadline 12/02/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada libraries for services, projects, and programs that benefit people with autism of all ages or their families. Funding is intended for the purchase program materials, to hire a trainer to present a workshop, or to pay for staff coverage. Applicants may propose to initiate a new, crea...

GrantWatch ID#: 165935

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

Deadline 12/06/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian, employed by a nonprofit consortium or IHE, to recognize achievements in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements and risk-taking that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library automation, library management...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

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

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for significant national or international achievements in research or academic librarianship or library development. This award honors and recognizes achievement in such areas as:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library St...

Deadline 12/06/19

Awards of $3,000 to USA and Canada community college, college, and university libraries to recognize the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize library staff and librarians for coming together as a team to support their institution's mission.

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish Hi...

Deadline 12/20/19

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history and Jewish studies at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the Jewi...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Grants to Alberta Artists, Arts Administrators, and Ensembles for Literary Arts Projects

Deadline 03/02/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Alberta individual artists, artists ensembles, and arts administrators for literary arts activities. First-time applicants must request an online registration at least five business days prior to the deadline. Applicants may request funding for activities such as marketing, research, art producti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180306

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066

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 USA and Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Community Services, Financial Lit...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofits, educational institutions, and cultural organizations in eligible cities for community and social services, culture and history, financial literacy, and education. Applications are accepted from metropolitan areas around the funding source's employee sites, including Albuquerque, NM; Bos...

GrantWatch ID#: 162291

Grants to Canada Nonprofits and First Nations Governments for Environment, Social Justice, a...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Canada nonprofits, labor unions, indigenous organizations, and First Nation governments for programs that have measurable results in the areas of environmental sustainability, co-operative principles and practices, and social justice and financial inclusion. More details on the program areas a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162388

Grants to Quebec Artists and Writers for Professional Training to Advance Their Artistic Car...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $9,000 to Quebec individual artists and writers for participation in professional training courses and seminars to further their careers. Funding is intended to support internships and attendance at conferences, workshops, and training sessions designed to enhance the artistic knowledge, mastery, and approa...

GrantWatch ID#: 165168

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Education, Health, Arts, Heritage, and Community Benefit

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Manitoba nonprofits for programs that adresss the needs of local residents. Programs may fall in the areas of arts and culture, health, education, community responses, the environment, and heritage. Funding may be awarded for capital, operating, or project costs. More details on the program areas are as follo...

GrantWatch ID#: 165424

Grants to British Columbia Charitable Organizations to Promote and Support the Well-Being of...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to British Columbia charitable organizations for projects that benefit deaf residents. Funding is intended to promote and support the well-being of the Deaf, to enhance the cultural, social, and educational activities of the Deaf, and to preserve and to promote Deaf heritage, culture, and language. The Deaf Found...

GrantWatch ID#: 166299

Grants to Quebec Nonprofits for Programs to Foster Financial Self-Sufficiency

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Quebec nonprofits for financial literacy and home economics programs. Funding is intended to help Quebec residents attain self-sufficiency and develop resilience to daily financial challenges. This program addresses topics reflecting the various aspects of financial life, like health and money, which also includ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167088

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Deadline Ongoing

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GrantWatch ID#: 173609