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Connecticut Literacy Grants:  78 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Connecticut.

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Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes for Reentry Services for Those with Mental Illness and Sub...

Deadline 06/18/18 Conference Date: 05/24/18

Grants to USA government agencies and Indian tribes to offer reentry programs and services to incarcerated individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Overview: The Improving R...

GrantWatch ID#: 183593

Grants to USA Government Agencies to Promote Employment for Needy Families

Deadline 05/29/18

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands human services agencies to enhance the employment outcomes for needy families receiving temporary assistance. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. Agencies will participate in technical assistance...

GrantWatch ID#: 183422

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics in multiple states for innovative projects. Funding is intended for initiatives in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Tennessee...

GrantWatch ID#: 180741

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Cultural Heritage Preservation and Outreach

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to support cultural heritage events for public audiences, as well as the digitization of cultural heritage materials. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations no later than April 19 and May 3. America’s cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 181009

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofits, 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 ages 13-18 with access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181255

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Research Projects on Vermont's History

Deadline 05/31/18

Fellowships of up to $1,200 to USA individuals for historical research related to the State of Vermont. Priority will be given to research projects that address under-researched topics in Vermont's history and that involve a specific library or museum collection located in Vermont. The fellowship is expected to result e...

GrantWatch ID#: 183401

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Libraries to Advance Literacy in Un...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and libraries for innovative projects that advance literacy in underserved local and global communities. Priority is given to projects with a fresh approach that will offer long-term impact and sustainability. Grants may be used to fund a por...

GrantWatch ID#: 183566

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Creative Literacy Programs

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA public school K-12 teachers to recognize innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers. Teachers may be nominated or self-nominate. Nominations will be reviewed by a select group of authors, educators, and Penguin Random House executives, based on...

GrantWatch ID#: 174837

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Institutions of Higher Education for the Creation o...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International institutions of higher education for the creation or implementation of courses related to the Holocaust. Funding may be used towards educational training and resources to enhance preparations for a course, such as travel costs for faculty to visit Holocaust sites in Europe or to par...

GrantWatch ID#: 179479

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research to Improve Humanities Preservation

Deadline 06/07/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for research and development projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants must create or verify required registrations by April 26 and May 24. Program Description: The Research and Development pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153585
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Grants to USA Government Agencies for Historical Archives Preservation and Access

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories government agencies for projects that enhance access to historical records and promote understanding of the country’s history, culture, and democracy. Proposals are invited for projects that strengthen the USA’s archival network through activities undertaken by st...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based Organizations in Multiple States to Prom...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, and Pennsylvania nonprofits, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in eligible areas for programs that promote financial resilience in youth. Eligible program areas are STEM education and financial li...

GrantWatch ID#: 169155

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline 06/15/18

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Fellows will serve to advance the English communicative skills of Israeli students...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable Activities

Deadline 06/15/18

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

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and School Districts in Multiple States to Minimize the Academic Ach...

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 06/29/18

Grants to Ohio, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Washington, and Connecticut nonprofit organizations and school districts to enhance reading literacy in grades PreK-3 within eligible communities. Letters of Intent are due by June 29, 2018. Funding is intended for programs that aim to lessen the achievement gap for under-re...

GrantWatch ID#: 181343
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Northeast States to Enhance Educational Opportunities

Deadline 07/01/18

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

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

Deadline 08/01/18 LOI Date: 07/01/18

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 by July 1, 2018. Program areas include arts, culture, heritage, co...

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

Deadline 07/01/18

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

Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/18

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 Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Health, Youth, Human Services, and C...

Deadline 07/02/18

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 Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Low and Moderate Income Families

Deadline 07/02/18

Grants starting at $2,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and government agencies to benefit low and moderate income families within the funding source’s market area. Applicants must call program staff prior to applying. Funding priorities include housing, education, food and shelter, and capacity building for qua...

GrantWatch ID#: 176759
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

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

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

Deadline 07/13/18

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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Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 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 U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Early Education, After School, Literacy, STEM,...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in eligible states and communities for early childhood education, after-school programs, mentoring, STEM, literacy, and job training programs. Funding is intended for educational programs that equip at-risk students from the pre-K to post-secondary level with the skills needed to succeed in today's...

GrantWatch ID#: 180299
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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

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
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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
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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

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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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for STEM Education, Road Safety, and Sus...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in advance of a full proposal. Program areas include STEM education, vehicle and road safety, and sustainable communities. General Motors is...

GrantWatch ID#: 151351