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International Literacy Grants:  70 Literacy & Libraries Grants for International.

Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.

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Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Educational Nonprofits for Programs to Enhance Lite...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit educational organizations for educational programming that will improve literacy skills among children and older students. Funding is intended to support organizations that wish to employ reading strategies of the Foundation, namely, the initial teaching alphabet (ITA). Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 144019

Grants to Canada Artists and Organizations for Continuing Education

Deadline 04/01/20

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 publishing, pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 163146

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

Deadline 04/01/20

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 04/01/20

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 USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 04/01/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended for programs that may help close the opportunity or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities and Municipalities for Community Benefit Activities

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Ontario registered charities and municipalities in eligible regions for community benefit activities. Funding is intended for programs, equipment, or resources that align with one of the following areas of focus: early literacy, environment, children and youth in recreation, children and youth at ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180474

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720
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Grants to British Columbia Indigenous Tribes, Communities, Governments, and Organizations fo...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $50,000 per year to British Columbia indigenous tribes, communities, governments, and organizations to preserve the native languages. Funding is intended to encourage community partnerships to develop and expand new or existing language archives by documenting the languages of First Nations. Eligible funds ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185482

Grants to Manitoba Publishers to Improve Sales and Viability of Local Publishing Companies

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Manitoba publishers for large-scale projects to improve the sales and viability of local publishing companies. Funding is intended to support operational, production, and technical initiatives. Priority will be given to projects that are part of a long-term business plan. Eligible applicants may be either book or...

GrantWatch ID#: 183772

Grants to Hawaii and Territories Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Strengthen Low and Moderat...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Hawaii and eligible territories nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that strengthen low and moderate-income communities where the funding source has a presence. Funding is also available for major capital requests that address high-impact community needs. Funding is intended for organizations in Haw...

GrantWatch ID#: 187429

Grants to Quebec Native Artists for Professional Development Activities

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $5,000 to Quebec Native individual artists and artist groups to advance the careers of aspiring artists. Interested applicants are required to contact staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support professional development activities that enhance the recognition, knowledge, and promotion of Inuit and Fir...

GrantWatch ID#: 188349

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Activities to Benefit Youth and Address Community ...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations in an eligible region to benefit youth and individuals with special needs, and to address vital community needs. Focus areas eligible for funding may include: arts and culture, education and literacy, local heritage, immigrants, the environment, and seniors...

GrantWatch ID#: 171067
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Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Multiple States to Improve Access to Health and ...

Deadline 04/26/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA libraries and member organizations in multiple states for projects that improve access to health information. Eligible regions include Washington, DC, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159847

Grant to a USA Library or Organization in an Eligible State for Technology to Increase Healt...

Deadline 04/26/20

Grant of $15,000 to a USA library or other member organization in an eligible state for projects that increase the capacity to provide electronic health information services. Eligible regions include Alabama, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159853

Grant to a USA Medical Library in an Eligible State to Address Local Health Information Chall...

Deadline 04/26/20

Grant of $15,000 to a USA medical library in an eligible state to address local health information challenges. Eligible regions include Alabama, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands. Funding is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 183299

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States to Promote Health Information L...

Deadline 04/26/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA libraries and organizations in multiple states to promote health information literacy. Eligible regions include Alabama, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands. Funding is intend...

GrantWatch ID#: 183300

Grants to USA Libraries in Multiple States to Promote Health Information Initiatives

Deadline 04/26/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA libraries and organizations in multiple states for projects that advance health information activities. Eligible regions include Alabama, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 185348

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States for Technology that Advances Acc...

Deadline 04/26/20

Grants to USA libraries and member organizations in multiple states for projects that increase access to health information by utilizing technology. Eligible regions include Alabama, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 185349

Grants to USA Libraries in Multiple States for Projects that Promote Data-Driven Health Infor...

Deadline 04/26/20

Grants of up to $19,000 to USA libraries in eligible states for projects that promote and strengthen the library's involvement in data-driven health information. Eligible regions include Alabama, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Pue...

GrantWatch ID#: 185350

Grants to Alberta Registered Charities to Support Initiatives That Foster Community Inclusiv...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Alberta registered charities to support local initiatives that foster an inclusive sense of belonging in communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for community-led projects that offer people of different ages and cultures the opportunity to participate, form good relationships with nei...

GrantWatch ID#: 164757

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits to Address Financial Literacy in Underserved Communities

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations to address financial literacy and inclusion in underserved communities. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Eligible programs are those that place emphasis on initiatives that offer opportunities for replication and scale into other commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 147607

Grants to Ontario Qualified Donees for Community Projects that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Ontario qualified donees for community projects that benefit residents of eligible regions. Previous grants were awarded in the focus areas of environment and animal welfare; health, wellness, and recreation; children, youth, and families; community well-being; education, literacy, and employment; and arts, cultu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180317
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 04/30/20

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 Nova Scotia Nonprofits and Agencies for Capital Projects

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to Nova Scotia nonprofit organizations, government agencies and First Nations for capital projects. Funding is intended to support projects that increase accessibility of public spaces for individuals with disabilities.

GrantWatch ID#: 170673
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Youth in Grad...

Deadline 05/01/20

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
NEW

Grants to USA and Canada Teachers, Librarians, Museums, Theaters, Organizations, and Societi...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA and Canada teachers, librarians, children's museums and theaters, eligible societies, organizations, and individuals involved with organizations for literary and educational projects. Funding is intended for curriculum development or to design educational experiences related to Sherlock Holmes l...

GrantWatch ID#: 181035

Grants to Canada Publishers to Promote Works of Literature by Canadian Authors

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada publishers for projects that promote works by Canadian authors. Applicants must register a minimum of 30 days prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used to defray the costs of publishing works of literature and magazines. Eligible applicants are publishers of creative writ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177880
NEW

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

Deadline 05/15/20

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

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

Deadline 05/20/20

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
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Awards to Canada Authors for Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 05/20/20

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
NEW

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Artists, and Collectives for Career Building Activities

Deadline 05/20/20

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $15,000, and grants of up to $20,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, artists, collectives, and publishers for career building activities. Funding may be used for training, mentorship, or market research; producing, presenting, and exhibiting work; or participating in an arts mark...

GrantWatch ID#: 184626
NEW

Grants to Manitoba Registered Charities to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants to Manitoba registered charities for projects that address local community needs in eligible locations. Funding is intended for projects that align with the following areas of focus: children, youth, and families; literacy, education, and employment; health, wellness, and recreation; environment and animal welfare; ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163260
NEW

Grants to British Columbia Individuals, Groups, and Arts and Culture Nonprofits To Benefit t...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia individuals, groups, and nonprofit arts and culture organizations in eligible regions to benefit the local community. Funding is intended for organizations that serve local residents and for arts and culture events that showcase local artists. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167530
NEW

Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations for Native American Language Immer...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands IHEs, tribal and native agencies, associations, and community and faith-based organizations for Native American language immersion programs and schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 167770
NEW

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

Deadline 06/01/20

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 Manitoba Registered Charities for Programs to Promote Literacy

Deadline 06/01/20

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
NEW

Opportunity to USA and Canada Students to Participate in a Social-Impact Challenge

Deadline 06/02/20

Opportunity to USA and Canada individual students or groups of students to participate in a social-impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Program participants will create projects that show that art has the ability to build strong, connected, and empathetic communities. The competition is open to students, ages 13-...

GrantWatch ID#: 186087
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Grants to Guam Nonprofits, Institutions, and Groups for Public Humanities Activities

Deadline 08/07/20 LOI Date: 06/04/20

Grants to Guam nonprofit organizations, institutions, and ad-hoc groups to support humanities activities that are available to the public. First-time applicants must attend a mandatory workshop. Some grants require the applicant to submit a preliminary proposal prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 157446

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Preserve the Nation's Historical Records

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to preserve and improve accessibility to the Nation's historical records. Funding is intended to support activities that include training and educational programs, informational publications, electron...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193
NEW

Grants to Ontario Writers to Support the Creation of New Works and Finish Works in Progress

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to Ontario writers in eligible locations to support the creation of new works and finish works in progress. Consideration will be given to applications from both emerging and established writers of different types of writing. Eligible applicants must be current residents of the City of Toronto.

GrantWatch ID#: 167062

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

Deadline 06/17/20

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 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
NEW

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Law-Related Activities to Benefit the Community

Deadline 09/08/20 LOI Date: 08/30/20

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
NEW

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
NEW

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