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Canada Literacy Grants:  38 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Canada.

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

Deadline 05/31/19

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

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $7,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador K-12 schools and school boards to enhance arts education opportunities. Funding is intended to help students develop intellectual skills through hands-on participation in the arts. The goal of the program is to involve young people in artistic activity in order to develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 181461

Grants to USA, Canada and International Nonprofits and Organizations to Improve Worldwide Li...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of $1,000 and one grant of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and organizations to increase literacy rates for children worldwide. Funding is intended to support nonprofits that have made a significant impact on increasing literacy throughout the world. FineReads is incredibly passionate about i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184760

Award to a Quebec Individual for Translating a Book from French to English

Deadline 06/01/19

Award of $3,000 to a Quebec publisher or translator for excellence in the translation of a book from French to English. Consideration will be given to books that are works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction that were originally written in French. Graphic novels, electronic books, and print-on-demand books are also eligibl...

GrantWatch ID#: 155527

Award to a Quebec Author for an Outstanding English-Language Children's Book

Deadline 06/01/19

Award of $3,000 to a Quebec English-language author of children’s literature for an outstanding fiction, nonfiction, or poetry book for middle-grade or young adult readers. The awardee will be selected based on the significance of the contribution to Quebec English-language children’s literature. To accommodate the...

GrantWatch ID#: 170332

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

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Proposals at colleges and universities where courses in Holocaust studies are not available or where they are in need of further support are given priority. Teaching grants h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

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

Deadline 06/01/19

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 Kelowna, British Columbia Resident Groups to Enhance Local Neighborhoods

Deadline 06/07/19

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

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

Deadline 06/15/19

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

Deadline 06/17/19

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; poetry; non-fiction; and oral traditions, such as spoken word, rap, dub, and storytelling. The program provides two levels of su...

GrantWatch ID#: 167062

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

Deadline 06/19/19

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

Deadline 07/01/19

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

Deadline 07/10/19

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 for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 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 United States. Areas of interest for this fellowship are social science and humanistic research. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research is particular...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Island Communities

Deadline 07/15/19

Grants starting at $1,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations serving the funding source's service area for initiatives that benefit island communities. Preference will be given to programs in the areas of the environment, financial literacy, economic development, youth, and children. Presently this trade area...

GrantWatch ID#: 147608

Awards to Canada Published Authors for Outstanding Works of Fiction

Deadline 07/17/19

Awards of $5,000 and one award of $50,000 to Canada authors to recognize newly-published nonfiction books of literary excellence. Eligible literary fiction works can be short story collections or novels. Awards will be available for books published between October 1, 2018, and September 30, 2019. Publishers should note ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158724
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Grants to Calgary Area, Alberta Charities to Support Grassroots Initiatives that Strengthen N...

Deadline 07/29/19

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

Grants to Toronto, Ontario Literary Nonprofits for Short-Term and One-Time Literary Projects...

Deadline 08/01/19

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

Grants to Niagara, Ontario Charities for Organizational Capacity Building and Community Bene...

Deadline 08/12/19

Grants of $500 to Niagara, Ontario charitable organizations for small, time-sensitive projects that address identified community needs. Applicants must contact the Foundation for consultation prior to submitting an application. Funds may also be used for professional and organizational development and training. This pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 172536
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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
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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
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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
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Grants to Canada Organizations to Promote Canadian Music Nationally and Abroad

Deadline 09/13/19

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
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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 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 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 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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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