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Connecticut Literacy Grants:  59 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Connecticut.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Libraries for Community Book Events and Read...

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public libraries for community reading programs and book events. Funding is intended to support keynote sessions, lectures by authors, panel discussions, writing contests, performances, and boo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184644

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Volunteer Staff Providing Co...

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to support volunteer staff members carrying out a broad range of community services. National applicants must consult with state commisions prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least three to four week...

GrantWatch ID#: 148449

Grants to USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico Schools and IHEs for Active Learning Classroo...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants valued at $67,000 to USA and territories, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico educational institutions for specially designed classrooms to promote active learning. Funding is intended to provide furniture, training, and learning environment evaluation measurement tools for classrooms serving up to 30 students in school...

GrantWatch ID#: 184590

Grants to USA Libraries, Agencies, Schools, and Nonprofits for Rural Library Improvements

Deadline 02/25/19 Conference Date: 12/18/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories libraries, agencies, schools, and nonprofits for improvements to rural and small libraries. Funding is intended for enhancements of school libraries at all educational levels, improving digital access and education at libraries, and engaging communities in the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184904
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards with an honorarium of $3,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Change Initiatives that Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives to benefit Jewish women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address issues in the following impact areas: leadership and education, economic empowerment, and legal advocacy/social justice. Organizations may request specific program support...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Organizations, Teachers and Youth for Neighborhood Wildlif...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $750 to USA, Canada, and Mexico organizations, schools, and youth for innovative neighborhood activities and events that incorporate birds, the arts, gardening, a science project, and community participation. Funding is intended for programs that inspire others to organize similar events in thei...

GrantWatch ID#: 177887
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Grants to Greater New Britain, Connecticut Nonprofits for Arts, Community Development, Educa...

Deadline 02/01/19 LOI Date: 01/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 and capital grants of up to $50,000 to Greater New Britain, Connecticut nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible counties. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Program areas include arts...

GrantWatch ID#: 178051
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, Human Services, Health...

Deadline 01/01/19

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for programs that will enhance economic development and social welfare in the counties of Windham and New London. Priority will be given to programs in the areas of education, job training, health, human services, housing, community development, and the arts. Requests will be considere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178885

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

Deadline 01/10/19

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

Grants to Connecticut School Districts, RESCs and Nonprofits for Joint Programs to Close the...

Deadline 01/11/19

Grants to Connecticut school districts, regional educational service centers, and nonprofits for joint projects to establish inter-district cooperative educational programs that will reduce the achievement gap. Projects will promote academic achievement and reduce ethnic, racial, and economic isolation of students. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 176406

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the development, support, and advancement of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors: -Contributions to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 01/16/19

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 USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setting ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/20/19

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746
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Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/19

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
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Cultural or ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize exemplary cultural or thematic library programming that addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation. An eligible cultural/thematic program is one that features the humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Municipalities for Community-Oriented Humanities Projec...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of up to $4,999 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and municipalities for community-oriented humanities projects. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. This program is intended for projects that need a quick-turnaround funding decision. Eligible projects include exhibitions, tours, community e...

GrantWatch ID#: 172046
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants totaling up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, libraries, community centers, and municipal agencies to support events and fundraisers taking place within the funding source’s service area. Eligible towns include Bethlehem, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Bridgewater, Litchfield, Goshen, Morris, Middlebury, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants averaging $22,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a demand for greater economic literacy. The Board of Trustees will give special ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit New London and Windham Counties

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and governmental units in New London and Windham Counties for programs that benefit the community in the educational, charitable, scientific, and literary areas. Funding is intended for specific programs or projects that will improve the quality of l...

GrantWatch ID#: 161586
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Projects that Support Veterans and their Families

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit veterans. Funding is intended for projects that support veterans in one of the following categories: financial support/services, female veterans, veteran camaraderie, service/therapy animal support, job/transition training, legal support/services, life skills,...

GrantWatch ID#: 184725
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to enhance and promote education in areas where the funding source has a business presence. First-time applicants must submit an inquiry prior to applying. The mission of the bank's charitable Foundation is to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175974
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 08/01/19 LOI Date: 04/01/19

Grants to USA 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 by December 1. Applications are invited for the following two types of projects: 1. Program Development Goal: Develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Nonprofits and Individuals in Eligible Re...

Deadline 04/19/19

Grants of up to $500 to Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools, and libraries in eligible regions for projects and materials that encourage learning about Judaism, especially its heritage, culture, history, and customs. Funding is intended to support programs in media such as...

GrantWatch ID#: 178737

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

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 Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Youth and Education, Community Develo...

Deadline 07/01/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to benefit the funding source’s communities in the areas of arts, health and human services, community development, and youth and education. Eligible communities include: Branford, Centerbrook, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Col...

GrantWatch ID#: 175967

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists to Promote the Arts of Osage Nation and Na...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses to promote the arts of the Osage Nation and Native American Culture. This program enables Osage artists, as well as Osage-related arts-oriented organizations, to carry out a wide range of arts activities. Priorities for Funding:...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, and higher learning. A suitable sponsorship is one tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Nonprofits to Benefit New York City Metro Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut nonprofit organizations to benefit children in the New York City metropolitan area. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Consideration will be given to programs aimed at improving the emotional wellbeing and literacy of children, including programs wh...

GrantWatch ID#: 135415

In-Kind Donations of Surplus Property to USA Nonprofits and Local Governments

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and local government agencies that are interested in receiving surplus property no longer needed by the federal government. This program distributes property of all types, with the exception of federal government records, certain naval vessels, and land and o...

GrantWatch ID#: 143078
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community Development Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations where the Funding Source has a presence for programs that improve the quality of life for families and individuals. Eligible areas include Enfield, Suffield, Somers, Windsor Locks, and East Windsor. Special consideration is given to organizations and program...

GrantWatch ID#: 157353

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

Grants to USA Early Literacy Professionals for Conference Attendance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $200 to USA early literacy professionals working with students in grades K-3 to attend conferences. The goal of this program is to support and encourage efforts to improve early literacy. Funding may be requested to offset expenses incurred attending one either the International Reading Association or Readi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160167

Grants to Hartford, Connecticut Nonprofits for Arts, Youth, Education, Health, Human Service...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,000 to Hartford, Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of local residents. Funding may be requested for programs and projects in the areas of arts and culture, youth development, education, health and human services, and recreation or civics. The Foundation focuses on small, meaningful...

GrantWatch ID#: 161557

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Community Enhancement, Education, Economic Development,...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Connecticut nonprofits for activities that will support eligible communities in the Greater Hartford area. Applicants must contact staff before applying. Three types of grants will be available for funding. Funding may be awarded in the areas of education, community enhancement, family and social services, arts a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162235
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Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. In addition to the regular grants program, a limited number of catastrophic...

GrantWatch ID#: 162395

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States to Promote Education, Health, and Self-Suffi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $2,500 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for humanitarian activities to nurture and uplift individuals in need. Program areas include education, health and independence, and economic self-sufficiency....

GrantWatch ID#: 162434
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northeastern States for Education, Personal Development, and Hum...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations for programs that strengthen the human spirit and promote personal integrity. The Foundation supports organizations concentrated on character development throug...

GrantWatch ID#: 163333

Grants to Greater Hartford, Connecticut Nonprofits Experiencing Unexpected Funding Shortages

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Greater Hartford, Connecticut well-run nonprofit organizations that require financial assistance to overcome unexpected funding gaps so they may continue to operate critical community programs. Applicants must contact staff prior to applying. Priority will be given to organizations and programs that provide the f...

GrantWatch ID#: 163617
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Educational and Research Projects that Foster Financia...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and state and public colleges and universities for educational programs, research programs, or combination programs that educate underserved Americans in financial capability, financial literacy, and financial well-being. Through the General Grant Program, the FINRA Investor Educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163638

In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also be presented to children to take home.

GrantWatch ID#: 164232
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In-Kind Book Donations to USA Title 1 Schools, Teachers, and After-School Programs with Low-...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind book donations to USA Title 1 schools and Title 1 school teachers, as well as other schools and after-school programs with low-income students. Through this program, schools are awarded children's books and related educational resources that help get encourage underserved children across the country to read. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 164344

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Democracy, and Jewish Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for valuable contributions in the areas of democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, the environment, health and recreation, Jewish community programming, and reproductive health and rights. Interests, priorities, and geographic restrictions for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373

In-Kind Grants of Children's Books to USA Rural Libraries Affected by Natural Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants valued at $800 to USA libraries serving rural communities for assistance recovering from natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Qualifying libraries will receive a collection of quality, new, hardcover children’s books from the program booklist.

GrantWatch ID#: 165910