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

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

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

Deadline 04/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

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

Deadline 03/31/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

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

Deadline 04/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 144019

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Multiple States to Host Touring Artists

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribal governments in multiple states to host out-of-state touring literary and performing artists. Projects must include one public performance and one educational outreach activity. Eligible states include Alaska, Arizona, California, C...

GrantWatch ID#: 168463

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Improve the Preservation of Humanities Colle...

Deadline 05/15/20 Conference Date: 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to research and develop projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Plan Community Services

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to Washington local and state governments, nonprofits, IHEs, and Indian Tribes to support volunteer staff working in a broad range of community services. Funding is intended for initial support to current staff or to hire additional staff who can plan a proposed program and develop systems for succe...

GrantWatch ID#: 153652

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

Deadline 04/10/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Grants to Washington Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for Volunteer Community Service P...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to Washington local and state governments, nonprofits, IHEs, and Indian Tribes to support volunteer staff working in a broad range of community services. Funding is intended for programs that engage members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions and practices to build and strengthen communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 188430

Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956

Awards to Washington Teachers, Literacy Coaches, Administrators, and Teacher Educators to Ac...

Deadline 04/17/20

Awards of $2,500 to Washington teachers, literacy coaches, administrators, and teacher educators to acknowledge dedication to literacy education in grades K-8. Award funds must be used for professional development activities. This award is designated for education professionals who are dedicated to improving their own expe...

GrantWatch ID#: 158045

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Youth in Grad...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and schools in the funding source's service area for programs serving K-12 youth. Focus areas include arts education and academic programming, including tutoring. Funding is intended for initiatives that have a proven track record and benefit more than 500 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to USA and Canada Teachers, Librarians, Museums, Theaters, Organizations, and Societi...

Deadline 05/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181035
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Funding is intended for expenses including equipment rental, document collection, and travel. Requests for small stipends will also be considered. Proposals written for ethnic media as well as those subm...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022
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Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/04/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

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

Deadline 05/15/20

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

Deadline 05/31/20

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 174837
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Grants to USA Tribal and Native Agencies and Associations for Native American Language Immer...

Deadline 06/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 167770
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/01/20

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Opportunity to USA and Canada Students to Participate in a Social-Impact Challenge

Deadline 06/02/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 186087
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Grants to Oregon and Washington Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs that Benefit Loc...

Deadline 06/05/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Oregon and Washington nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to benefit local communities. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that align with the following areas of focus: youth education, the environment, and youth health and wellness. Eligible nonprofits are located wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178385

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

Deadline 06/10/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180193

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Grants to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits for Economic Opportun...

Deadline 06/24/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations for economic opportunity and education. Grants will be given in areas where the funding source has a business presence and are intended for current programs that directly serve local communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to Washington Organizations for Financial Literacy Programs for Youth

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to Washington organizations for financial literacy programs to benefit K-college youth. Funding is intended to develop and encourage the use of a replicable, scalable best practice or tool that can improve financial literacy in high-needs populations. First convened on a national level in December 1995, the Jump$...

GrantWatch ID#: 183649

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

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, community organizations, public education foundations, and after-school programs in multiple locations 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 the Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 180299

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

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for STEM Educatio...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants averaging $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for K-12 general and STEM education programs in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 178171
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic development projects. The purpose of this grant is to imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 130602
NEW

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

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 Washington Agencies and Nonprofits for Humanities Activities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to Washington public agencies and nonprofit organizations to support activities with a focus on the humanities. Priority is given to small organizations and to proposals that serve minorities and underserved communities. Grant funds may be used to support a wide variety of public humanities projects,...

GrantWatch ID#: 145321

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 Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Adult Education and Literacy Programs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support new and existing education and literacy programs for adults. Funding is intended to teach literacy skills that will allow adult students to grow, communicate, and thrive. Funding requests must align with the Foundation’s mission: "Supporting adult and fami...

GrantWatch ID#: 156183
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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

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 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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Grants to Puget Sound Area, Washington Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Self-Sufficiency

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Washington nonprofits to improve the lives of Puget Sound residents by offering programs that promote self-sufficiency. Funding will provided for proposals with a focus on family support, housing and homelessness, economic opportunity, youth development, hunger, and education. Priority for funding will be giv...

GrantWatch ID#: 164233

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 Organizations in Multiple States for Literary Events Such as Readings and Work...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA organizations including colleges, hospitals, correctional facilities, museums, places of worship and libraries in multiple states to support writers' fees for literary events, such as readings and workshops. Priority will be given to organizations that: - Serve a culturally diverse audien...

GrantWatch ID#: 164347

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