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Connecticut Literacy Grants:  60 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Connecticut.

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Fellowships to Connecticut Artists for New Works and Career Development in Any Discipline

Deadline 07/25/18

Fellowships of $1,000, $3,000, and $5,000 to Connecticut individual artists to devote time to artistic and career development activities. This program supports established artists working in a broad range of disciplines and is intended to promote the creation of new artistic works. Program participants receive recognition,...

GrantWatch ID#: 181546
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 03/20/19 Conference Date: 07/25/18 LOI Date: 09/17/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must first submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following three goals: lifelong learnin...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of $500 and in-kind grants of books valued at $520 to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Educational Programs and Job Training in STEM,...

Deadline 08/01/18

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 12/01/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

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

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

Deadline 08/03/18

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 to Promote Academic and Social Success for Children in the ...

Deadline 09/28/18 LOI Date: 08/10/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut nonprofits in the Greater Hartford area for programs that promote the social and academic success of local children and youth. Applicants must first submit a Letter of Intent by August 10, 2018. Priority is given to programs serving Hartford, New Britain, and Middletown. Grant fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 178740
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Grants to Watertown Area, Connecticut Nonprofits for One-Time Capital Improvement Projects

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Watertown Area, Connecticut nonprofit organizations for capital improvement projects. Consideration will be given to non-recurring improvement projects rather than annual requests such as equipment or uniform replacements. The proposed capital expenditure must conform to the Foundation By-Law ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158037
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Grants to Fairfield County, Connecticut Nonprofits for Youth, Arts, Women, Economy, and Heal...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Fairfield County, Connecticut nonprofit organizations and public charities for specific programs and projects that focus on the areas of youth (up to age 25), women and girls, economic security, the arts, and promoting local nonprofit sustainability. Priorities and strategies for each of these focus areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 172666
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Housing, Community Service, and Economic Development

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations to improve quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Special consideration will be given to programs and organizations that support and promote community development, or benefit disadvantaged or low- and moderate-income households in the f...

GrantWatch ID#: 182201
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Sponsor Local Events and Support Fundraisin...

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations 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, New Milford, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prosp...

GrantWatch ID#: 179799
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individual Scholars for Research Projects on t...

Deadline 08/24/18

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research projects involving the history of public health and/or medicine. Fellows will use a specialized research library in New York City. Applicants may be from any academic discipline, and preference is given to those in the early stage of their caree...

GrantWatch ID#: 158530
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Financial and Banking Literacy for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline 12/14/18 LOI Date: 08/24/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide consumer education or information, or financial literacy or education. Applicants must submit an LOI before submitting a full application. A special emphasis is placed on issues related to large financial institutions, basic banking, access to financial services, retail bank...

GrantWatch ID#: 166138
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/18

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Grants to USA Teachers for a Professional Development Workshop on Youth Literature

Deadline 09/01/18

Grants of up to $750 to USA early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of young adult literature, as well as how they intend to use young adults books and the resources they a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged ...

Deadline 09/01/18

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 youth. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade. The bookmobile grant program p...

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/18

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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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged on the criteria of community impact and public benefit, potential, organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180251
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Grants to Rhode Island and Connecticut Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Education,...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $25,000 to Rhode Island and Connecticut nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include health, human services, education, community development, arts and culture, and the environment. Grants are ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 178429
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Grants to Connecticut Municipalities to Preserve and Manage Government Records

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants 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. Program Scope: Sections 11-8i through 11-...

GrantWatch ID#: 180063
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Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Administrators in Multiple States for Projects in STEM, Envi...

Deadline 10/01/18

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 Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 10/01/18

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 contact program staff prior to applying. The mission of the bank's charitable Foundation is...

GrantWatch ID#: 175974
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In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/18

In-kind grants worth up 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 from e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits for Economic Development, Education, Human Services, Health...

Deadline 10/01/18

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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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Applications should address at least four of the following criteria: -Success, size, and growth of the classics...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Early Childhood Educatio...

Deadline 10/05/18

Grants averaging between $5,000 and $10,000 to Connecticut nonprofits and municipal entities in the Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills area for programs that support early childhood education and care. Funding is intended to increase the number of children reading on grade level by age eight by focusing on the literacy...

GrantWatch ID#: 177934
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by October 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329
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Grants to Sharon, Connecticut Students, Teachers, Staff, and Nonprofits to Enhance Education...

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Sharon, Connecticut students, teachers, school administrators and staff members, parents, nonprofits, and community members to enhance the quality of education in a local K-8 school. The purpose of this fund is to enrich the learning experience of students and teachers of Sharon Center...

GrantWatch ID#: 181208
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 10/17/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 10/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and clinic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Media Institutions, and Educational Institutions to Improve Invest...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, media institutions, and educational institutions for programs in the following areas: Investigative Reporting, Oklahoma Journalism, Professional Development, and Journalism Initiatives. Priority is given to programs focusing on ethics and new media. More details on the program area...

GrantWatch ID#: 179644

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Pro...

Deadline 11/16/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and training programs for at-risk children and youth. Only organizations a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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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
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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, 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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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