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Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba Nonprofits and Groups for Family and Parenting Programs in the ...

Deadline 05/25/18

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Winnipeg, Manitoba nonprofit organizations and groups for parenting and family-oriented programs in eligible downtown areas. Funding may be used to support programs for parents and their children, or parenting programs for parents with children, ages 0-6. Priority wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 144046

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador K-12 Schools for Hands-On Arts Learning

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $7,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador K-12 schools and school boards to enhance arts education opportunities. The purpose of this program is to help students develop intellectual skills through hands-on participation in the arts. Projects must incorporate artistic disciplines served by ArtsNL. These are d...

GrantWatch ID#: 181461

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Libraries to Advance Literacy in Un...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and libraries for innovative projects that advance literacy in underserved local and global communities. Priority is given to projects with a fresh approach that will offer long-term impact and sustainability. Grants may be used to fund a por...

GrantWatch ID#: 183566

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Churches, Libraries, and IHEs for Specific Arts Projects

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations, churches, library boards, Indian Bands, Metis settlements, and postsecondary institutions for specific projects in the arts. New applicants must request registration for online grants system at least five days prior to the deadline. This funding stream also offers...

GrantWatch ID#: 172042

Awards to Canada Artists and Arts Professionals for Contributions to the Visual, Media, and ...

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of $25,000 to Canada individual artists, arts professionals, and groups to recognize outstanding work in the disciplines of media, visual, and fine arts. Nominations will be accepted for artistic achievements in the arts, excellence in fine crafts, as well as contributions through professional and volunteer capaciti...

GrantWatch ID#: 171072

Awards to Canada Authors, Illustrators, and Translators for Outstanding Literary Works

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of $25,000 to Canada authors, illustrators, and translators to recognize outstanding literary works published within the country. Nominations will be accepted for recently published works in either English or French. There will be seven award categories in each of the two languages. In addition, $3,000 will be award...

GrantWatch ID#: 173470

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Funding may be used towards educational training and resources to enhance preparations for a course, such as travel costs for faculty to visit Holocaust sites in Europe or to par...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

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

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to Kelowna, British Columbia resident groups to enhance the quality of life in local neighborhoods. This program supports resident-led projects that enable communities to take action to improve their neighborhoods. Through working with other residents, neighbors will build relationships, gain a great...

GrantWatch ID#: 179846

Award to a Prince Edward Island Individual, Organization, or Business for Promoting Literacy

Deadline 06/01/18

Award to a Prince Edward Island organizations, business, or individual to recognize outstanding leadership in promoting literacy. This award covers a wide spectrum of literacy, including family, health, Aboriginal, community, and workplace literacy. This award recognizes the excellence of educators, volunteers, learners, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 155568

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

Deadline 06/01/18

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

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits and Childcare Providers for Native Language Immersion P...

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 per year to British Columbia nonprofits, childcare providers, and home-based daycares for First Nations language immersion programs for children ages 0 to 5 year old. Funding is intended to develop fluent native language speakers by creating language and cultural immersion environment...

GrantWatch ID#: 181407

Grants to Toronto, Ontario Writers to Create New Works and Finish Works in Progress

Deadline 06/14/18

Grants of $5,000 and grants of $10,000 to Toronto, Ontario writers to create or complete literary works of fiction, including short stories, novels, graphic novels, and children's literature, and poetry, non-fiction, and oral traditions, such as spoken word, dub, and storytelling. The program provides two levels of sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 167062

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador Nonprofits and Artists to Bring Touring Productions to S...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador nonprofit arts organizations, professional artists, and groups of artists to bring tours to schools located throughout the province. Funds may only be used for touring costs, such as artist and technician fees, per diems, travel, accommodation, tour administration, loyal...

GrantWatch ID#: 181503

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 06/15/18

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to Canada Arts Companies, Groups, and Organizations to Translate Dramatic and Literar...

Deadline 06/20/18

Grants to Canada artistic groups, companies, 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. Your application can...

GrantWatch ID#: 177884
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/13/18

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 Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 per month to USA, Canada, and International researchers with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree to conduct research at a major library in the U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Awards to Canada Authors for Recently Published Literary Nonfiction Books

Deadline 07/18/18

Award of $60,000 and awards of $5,000 to Canada authors for producing outstanding literary nonfiction books published between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. Nominations must be made by the book publisher. All titles must be in English, though translations are acceptable, as well as books originally published in ot...

GrantWatch ID#: 181425
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Environment, Arts, Health, Education, and Communit...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of up to $40,000 to British Columbia nonprofits in the Victoria Capital Regional District for programs in the areas of arts, culture, and heritage; environment; community services; education; or health and recreation. Added consideration is given to programs in the areas of homelessness and food security. All a...

GrantWatch ID#: 174784
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Grants to Toronto, Ontario Literary Nonprofits for Short-Term and One-Time Literary Projects...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants of up to $8,000 to Toronto, Ontario nonprofit literary organizations and collectives for one-time and short-term literary projects and activities. Funding is intended to support the production and/or presentation of literary projects as well as activities that contribute to the development of the literary arts in To...

GrantWatch ID#: 169343
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317

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

Deadline 09/03/18

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

Grants to Canada Music Creators and Publishers to Support and Promote Canadian Music

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants for Canada music creators and publishers for programs to educate, publicize, disseminate, and present Canadian music. Funding is intended to support the recognition of Canadian music composers and writers in broader society, and support the expansion of Canadian music within and outside of Canada. This multi-pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 182149

Grants to Alberta Community-Serving Nonprofits for Operations and Capacity Building

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations to enhance and strengthen communities throughout the province. The purpose of this program is to empower community organizations and local citizens to respond to local needs. Funding may be used for activities that enhance an organization’s ability to operate and...

GrantWatch ID#: 173807

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

Deadline 10/01/18

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 USA and Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Youth Education and Career Develo...

Deadline 10/17/18

Grants ranging from $30,000 to $50,000 to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario nonprofits for projects that promote educational and career success for vulnerable youth in communities where the funding source operates. Funding is intended to promote educational opportunities in the areas of K-...

GrantWatch ID#: 176244

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. 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 contributors to forward your campaign to their "crowd". https://...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants to Canada Nonprofits for Education, Arts, Civic, and Health Programs and Event Sponso...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofits for programs that benefit the community in the areas of arts and culture, hospitals, health, and research, higher education, civic and community services, and support of federated appeals. Funding is also available to sponsor events that have a strong community impact and social benefit. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 161570

Grants to Quebec Professional Writers and Storytellers for the Creation of Public Literary P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Quebec professional writers, storytellers, and spoken word artists working in the literary realm to help support the creation of public performances and presentations. Artists should either be in the middle of their careers, or in the developing stages of their careers. Performances may be in the...

GrantWatch ID#: 178383

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

Deadline Ongoing

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: -Tra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

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 Canada Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple Provinces for STEM and Energy...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia and Ontario nonprofits, schools and agencies to promote STEM, conservation and energy literacy, and benefit Indigenous communities. Applications are invited for initiatives serving communities where the funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 162810
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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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Sus...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in advance of a full proposal. Program areas include STEM education, vehicle and road safety, and sustainable communities. General Motors is...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351
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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 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
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Grants to Canada Published Writers Currently Working on Book-Length Projects to Cover Crisis-...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to published Canada writers for financial assistance to cover expenses associated with an emergency situation. Funding is intended to provide professional writers with monetary relief and thereby enable them to complete a current book-length project in fiction, creative non-fiction, po...

GrantWatch ID#: 181768
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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