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64 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Canada

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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International scholars with an advanced degree to conduct research. Fellowships are intended for researchers with an interest in social science and humanities projects. The Funding Source has a special interest in those projects that demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges. Interdi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Awards to Canada Authors to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field of literature. The purpose of this program is to recognize literary excellence. Nominations are invited for newly published collections of short stories or novels. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the fiction genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 158724

Awards to Canada Authors for Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge exceptional contributions to the field of literature. Nominations are invited for newly published pieces which provide readers with unique and informed perspectives. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the nonfiction genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 181425
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Youth in Grad...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and schools in the funding source's service area for programs serving K-12 youth. Focus areas include arts education and academic programming, including tutoring. Funding is intended for initiatives that have a proven track record and benefit more than 500 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

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

Deadline 08/01/20

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 Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Collectives for Literature- Related Projects and Programs in...

Deadline 08/04/20

Grants of up to $8,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations and collectives for one-time and short-term literature-related projects and activities in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support the production and presentation of literature-related projects as well as activities that contribute to the development of the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169343
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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Law-Related Activities to Benefit the Community

Deadline 09/08/20 LOI Date: 08/20/20

Grants to Alberta nonprofit organizations for activities to enhance the legal arena. Applicants must contact the funding source and prepare a draft application prior to submitting the full application. Funding is intended to promote the objects of the funding source, including research in support of legal reform, establish...

GrantWatch ID#: 177507

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

Deadline 08/21/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178164
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Grants to Ontario Charitable Organizations to Enhance the Quality of Life of Local Residents

Deadline 09/04/20 LOI Date: 08/28/20

Grants of up to to $3,000 to Ontario charitable organizations to benefit children and youth and enhance the quality of life in eligible locations. Applicants must submit a short pre-screening prior to submitting a full application. Requests for capital expenditures and seed money for new initiatives will be accepted. Appli...

GrantWatch ID#: 185100
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Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Programs that Benefit Ch...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible locations for projects that benefit at-risk children, youth, and families. Funding is intended to support projects that prevent crisis and mitigate risk in the home, community, or school; educate citizens and program leaders in wellness, heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 146471

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for STEM Educatio...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for K-12 general and STEM education programs in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 178171

Grants to Ontario Publishers for Business Development Programs

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Ontario book publishers for export development programs that contribute to company growth. Funding is intended to support activities that lead to definitive business development results, such as sales, pre-sales, financing, licensing, and/or publishing deals. Plans must support the company’s content creation an...

GrantWatch ID#: 188933
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Grants to Alberta Artists, Arts Administrators, and Ensembles for Literary Arts Projects

Deadline 09/01/20

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
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Awards to Canada Writers and Translators to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Field...

Deadline 09/01/20

Awards of $10,000 to Canada writers and translators to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of literary works related to Japan. Eligible genres include poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction. Nominations are open to authors of original books about Japan, Japanese themes, or themes that promote mutual understan...

GrantWatch ID#: 189500
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/10/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Applications are welcome from a broad range of fields, including but not limited to, youth leadership, justice, and pressing social and policy issues that engage ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726

Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/15/20

Award to a Canada K-12 teacher 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

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

Deadline 09/15/20

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
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Pursue Projects or Teach at a Univer...

Deadline 09/15/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International artists in various disciplines to pursue projects or teach at the university level. Funding is intended for applicants who show noteworthy potential in their artistic practice. Applications will be accepted from artists in the disciplines of writing, dance, music, theater, desi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174673

Grants to Canada Organizations for Activities that Support Local Publishers, Creators, and A...

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants to Canada organizations for activities and events that support local publishers, creators, and audiences. Proposals must address the reality of delivering programs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Program areas include education activities, music presentation events, and publication activities.

GrantWatch ID#: 185307

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Study, Write, and Work in New Y...

Deadline 09/25/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to study, write, and work in a library in New York. This program is open to scholars, academics, translators, writers, and visual artists. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about scholarship and literature.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Grants to Canada Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Communities

Deadline 09/30/20

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 Ontario Nonprofits and Artists for Art Residencies in Local Libraries

Deadline 10/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172829

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

Deadline 10/01/20

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 approval may take several days. Funding is intended for one o...

GrantWatch ID#: 174511

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

Deadline 10/01/20

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

Grants to Manitoba Registered Charities for Programs to Promote Literacy

Deadline 10/01/20

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 literacy programs include children and parents/caregivers ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179698

Grants to Washington and British Columbia Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Environment...

Deadline 10/02/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Washington and British Columbia nonprofit organizations, libraries, and schools in eligible regions for conservation projects. Consideration will be given to applications for environmental education projects or restoration projects including an educational research component. Activities must bene...

GrantWatch ID#: 178867

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

Deadline 10/09/20

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 organization's board of directors must be based in the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159910
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Youth Education and Career Readi...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to to $50,000 to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit vulnerable youth in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs to support educational engagement and career readiness and pave the way to stable, successful ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176244

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

Deadline 10/15/20

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, a former student, or any member of the Society of Cla...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

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 the following:

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

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

Deadline 10/21/20

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 literary works into English, French, or Aboriginal (First Nat...

GrantWatch ID#: 177884

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

Deadline 10/21/20

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 to prepare works for international presentation or publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

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

Deadline 10/22/20

Grants of $12,000 to Ontario individuals to support the creation of original literary works. Eligible uses of funds include artist fees, research expenses, and editorial expenses. Funding can support literary artists, including northern writers, in genres including fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, comic arts, and you...

GrantWatch ID#: 186820

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

Deadline 10/29/20

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 repertoire. Performance literatures include, but are not l...

GrantWatch ID#: 175547
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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 safety. Programs should impact inner city kids of Vancou...

GrantWatch ID#: 175183
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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 publishing, writing, and visual art. Events grants are ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160355

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 will be considered where funds permit.

GrantWatch ID#: 190867
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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 library resources that will be useful to users of all typ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274

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 to support emerging authors in the launch of their care...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

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

Deadline 11/25/20

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 development, technology, internship, and marketing. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 181038

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 required to attend the ALA Annual Conference and encourages pr...

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 contributions.

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

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 business days prior to the deadline. This funding support...

GrantWatch ID#: 174990

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, a strong and supportive family, and the multicultural ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

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 may be used for artist fees and for research expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 164735

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 Foundation's campus in New Mexico.

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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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 between artists and communities, and the identification...

GrantWatch ID#: 178769
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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 activity; and youth. Funding is specifically intended to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167115
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Grants to Canada Artists and Organizations for Continuing Education

Deadline 04/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to Canada artists and nonprofit organizations for career development and training. Funding is intended to advance knowledge and professional expertise for local writers, artists, and publishers. The purpose of the grant program is for art professionals to develop skills in the areas of production and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163146

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