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Connecticut Literacy Grants:  63 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Connecticut.

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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy and Poetry Programs

Deadline 05/31/19

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. One award will be given to a teacher who fosters a love of poetry in students and one award will be given to a teacher who inspires students to read all genres of writing. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

Grants to USA Libraries, Educational Institutions, Hospitals, and Clinics in Multiple States ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics in multiple states for innovative projects. Funding is intended to support capital projects, equipment purchases, and educational endowments, as well as initiatives to improve healthcare. Eligible states include Connecticut, Flor...

GrantWatch ID#: 180741

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 USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Hands-On Technology Edu...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries for hands-on technology education with the latest software and tools to help teens build skills that will enable them to succeed in future education and career efforts. Funding is intended to provide underserved youth aged 13-18 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181255

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 Connecticut Nonprofits, Schools, Individuals, and Libraries for Culturally Relevan...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, artists, entrepreneurs, event planners, libraries, IHEs, and schools for small-scale arts projects relevant to current community trends and culture. Funding is intended to support projects that reflect on personal experiences, target a specific co...

GrantWatch ID#: 158602

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 Municipalities for Community-Oriented Humanities Projec...

Deadline 06/07/19

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

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 USA Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable Activities

Deadline 06/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, or religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Priority will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or visits frequently, in order...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481

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 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
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Grants to Greater New Britain, Connecticut Nonprofits for Arts, Community Development, Educa...

Deadline 08/01/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

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

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, Human Services, Health...

Deadline 07/01/19

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
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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 Nonprofits, Tribes, and IHEs to Build Capacity to Provide Workplace Safety Tra...

Deadline 07/02/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community organizations, IHEs, employer associations, and tribal and Native entities, to build organizational capacity to provide occupational health and safety training programs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Two types of capacity building ...

GrantWatch ID#: 154627
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Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/19

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to USA public libraries that demonstrate excellence in providing services to populations of 25,000 or less. The awards are intended to encourage and recognize libraries for their exemplary work. Judges will evaluate nominations based on key factors, including: - Innovation in dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 161277
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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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Improve Educational Opportunities for Children...

Deadline 07/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, community organizations, public education foundations, and after-school programs for education and literacy programming for students of all ages. Funding is intended to support programs that improve opportunities for students in school districts in which Pitney Bowes has a business pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180299
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 07/15/19

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
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 07/26/19

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 and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training, and literacy. For t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170809
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 12/01/19 LOI Date: 08/01/19

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 Connecticut Nonprofits for Housing, Community Services, and Economic Development Pr...

Deadline 08/15/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence. Funding is intended for projects and programs in the areas of housing, community service, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, education, youth progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182201
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Scholarship and Research on Public Policy

Deadline 08/22/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation's citizens. Funding is intended to support scholarship resulting in the publication of policy papers, journal articles, and books. The Foundation will also f...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Administrators in Multiple States for Projects in STEM, Envi...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas K-12 teachers for classroom projects in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Examples of requests include field trips, literacy efforts, and incentives for student performance. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162240
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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 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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for a mobile lending library serving underserved children and youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to Connecticut Municipalities to Preserve and Manage Government Records

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants of $5,500, $7,500 and $10,500 to Connecticut municipalities to improve the management and preservation of local government records. Eligible project categories include inventory and planning, organization and indexing, program development, storage and facilities, and preservation and conservation. Targeted Grants...

GrantWatch ID#: 180063

In-Kind Grants to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas for New Children's Books

Deadline 10/01/19

In-kind grants valued at $400 to $800 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to acquire brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be able to choose which books are best suited for their community from a list of over 500 books, including award-winning and star-reviewed titles ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Municipalities to Benefit Seniors in Greater Waterbury a...

Deadline 10/04/19

Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and municipalities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for older adults living in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. Funding is intended to help adults age successfully and remain engaged, healthy, and informed. Grant funding is also provided to...

GrantWatch ID#: 153994

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274

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
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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
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Adult and Family Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $200 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for adult and family literacy programs. Funding is intended to expand and develop literacy and educational programs in an effort to combat adult illiteracy. Funds may be requested in the following categories: - General - Capital - Operating Support -...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183

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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578
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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 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 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
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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