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Grants to Toronto, Ontario Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Programming in Local Libraries

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants of $20,000 to Toronto, Ontario nonprofit organizations and artists for art residencies in selected public libraries. Applicants must contact staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to create new opportunities for local artists of all disciplines and increase arts access in underserved communities

GrantWatch ID#: 172829

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

Deadline 09/09/19 LOI Date: 08/22/19

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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/23/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Some applicants are asked to contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from a...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530

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

Deadline 08/23/19

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects and Programs That Advance Gi...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for work in developing countries that furthers schooling for girls and young women. Funding is intended to support girls in elementary and secondary schools. Funding is available for two types of grants: The Girls' Education Community Grant and the Girls' Education Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 161907

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/19

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 c...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Teachers to Attend a Professional Development Works...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $750 to USA, Canada, and International early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of young adult literature, as well as how they intend to use young adults boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250

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

Deadline 09/03/19

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
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/19

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
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/12/19

Fellowships of $77,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Fellows will be based in Greater Boston during their fellowship and will be required to regularly share their work in progress. Applications are welcom...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726

Grants to Northwest Alberta Nonprofits for Social Services, Arts, Sports, Education, Environm...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to Northwest Alberta registered charities and eligible donees for initiatives that improve the quality of life for residents of their communities. In the past, funding has been provided for projects in the focus areas of social services, education, arts and culture, children and youth, health, seniors, and sports an...

GrantWatch ID#: 158175
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Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/15/19

Award to a Canada K-12 educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of geographic education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators who go above and beyond their job description to promote geographic literacy among their students.

GrantWatch ID#: 160802
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and Commercial Publishers to Fund Scholar...

Deadline 12/15/19 LOI Date: 09/15/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit or commercial publishers to help produce or translate scholarly manuscripts addressing the subjects of American art history, visual studies, and related topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for manuscripts that are b...

GrantWatch ID#: 173002
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Grants to Kingston Area, Ontario Nonprofits for Education, Arts, Health, and Social Services

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to the greater Kingston area, Ontario nonprofits for a wide range of programs and projects that serve local communities. Funding may focus on programs in the areas of arts and culture, community development, education and literacy, environment, health and social services, heritage preservation, recreation, youth, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 173388

Grants to British Columbia Organizations and Institutions for Arts and Culture, Health and We...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to British Columbia educational or charitable organizations and institutions for programs related to health and welfare, educational resources, culture and creative arts, and amateur athletics. Funding is intended for projects that take place in the Province of British Columbia.

GrantWatch ID#: 174117

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, IHEs, and Native Settlements to Acquire, Build, and Improve Pu...

Deadline 09/15/19

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
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Fellowships to USA and Canada Scholars, Writers, Artists, and Scientists to Advance Work in ...

Deadline 09/16/19

Fellowships to USA and Canada individual scholars, writers, artists, and scientists in advanced stages of their career to support work in various fields. Funding is intended for professionals with a significant record of publication, exhibition, or performance who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive schol...

GrantWatch ID#: 150420
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Grants to Canada Organizations to Promote Canadian Music Nationally and Abroad

Deadline 09/16/19

Grants starting at $1,000 to Canada organizations for activities and events that support local music publishers, music creators, and audiences. Funding is intended to promote Canadian music within the country and abroad. Eligible program areas include music presentation events, education activities, and publication activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 185307

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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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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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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 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
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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

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

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 Libraries for Programs that Benefit People with Autism

Deadline 12/01/19

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 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

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
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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 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
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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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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 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
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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