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Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.   38 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Washington, DC.

Grants to USA Two-Year Postsecondary Schools to Enhance Humanities Programming

Deadline: 01/12/17

Grants to USA two-year colleges to enhance humanities curricula and prepare students for a future as engaged citizens. The preliminary application component is due by November 1. This program supports community colleges throughout the country in fac... GrantWatch ID#: 174339

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Underserved or Minority Children's Educational Programming

Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for new programs, or the assessment of existing programs that promote disadvantaged children's educational success. December 1, 2016 is the deadline for the initial application. Funding is specifically geared to... GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Support the Attendance of a Conference

Deadline: 12/09/16

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian to help subsidize the costs associated with attending the funding source's conference. In addition to the cash prize, awardees will also receive a citation. Applicants should be i... GrantWatch ID#: 176088

Award to a USA Library for Outstanding Service Within the Labor Community

Deadline: 12/09/16

Award to a USA library to acknowledge outstanding achievements in their work with the labor community. Through their work, nominees should demonstrate an appreciation of the contributions, and the history, of the labor movement in the development of... GrantWatch ID#: 174852

Grants to USA Librarians to Subsidize Travel Expenses Associated With a Professional Development Conference

Deadline: 12/09/16

Grants of $1,250 to USA librarians to subsidize costs associated with traveling to the funding source's annual conference. Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate a great need for the purpose of education, professional development, netw... GrantWatch ID#: 174853

Grant to a USA Individual or Group for Research in the Area of Business Librarianship

Deadline: 12/09/16

Grant of $5,000 to a USA individual or group for research projects in the area of business librarianship. Funding must be used in this specific area of research, but how funding is used will be at the grantee's discretion. A proposal will be judged ... GrantWatch ID#: 174857

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Reference Librarianship

Deadline: 12/09/16

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to acknowledge extraordinary contributions to the field of reference librarianship. Possible contributions may include the writing of an important book or article in the field; creating ... GrantWatch ID#: 176026

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, Group, or Organization for Reviewing Books for Libraries

Deadline: 12/09/16

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, editor, group, organization, or review medium for extraordinary work in reviewing books or other media for libraries. Nominees will be selected based on their meaningful contributions that are rel... GrantWatch ID#: 176027

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Contributions to Adult Services at the Library

Deadline: 12/09/16

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for extraordinary contributions to adult services at the library. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as demonstrated leadership, publications, the measurable effectiven... GrantWatch ID#: 176050

Grants to USA Schools to Diversify, Expand, and Upgrade Library Collections

Deadline: 12/12/16

Grants of up to $7,000 to underserved USA schools and territories to provide funds to the neediest educational institutions, so they can expand, revamp and update the book and print collections in their libraries. Funding is intended to enhance scho... GrantWatch ID#: 176911

Awards to Recognize a USA or Canada Individual Emerging Children's Author and Illustrator

Deadline: 12/15/16

Awards of $1,000 to both a USA or Canada individual children's author and illustrator to recognize and encourage early talent in the field. Preference will be given to authors and illustrators of books that have not already received awards. Books sh... GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Education, Culture, and Faith-Based Activites

Deadline: 12/15/16

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and certain faith-based organizations for a broad range of charitable activities. Request categories include youth activities, hospitals, rehabilitation and welfare, education, literature, science, civic enhance... GrantWatch ID#: 176355

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Library and Archive Fields

Deadline: 06/09/17
LOI Date: 02/01/17
Conference Date: 12/15/16

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools for projects that will address challenges, and advance practices, within the library and archive fields. Information sessions will take place December 15th and January 9th. L... GrantWatch ID#: 147018

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Libraries Through Employees' Education

Deadline: 06/09/17
LOI Date: 02/01/17
Conference Date: 12/15/16

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools to enhance libraries through graduate education, professional development, and continuing education for employees. Information conferences will be held December 15 and Januar... GrantWatch ID#: 162207

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Grants to Atlanta, Georgia and USA Nonprofits for Jewish Women's Social Change Initiatives

Deadline: 02/28/17
LOI Date: 12/31/16

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives benefiting Jewish women and girls. Programs based in Atlanta, Georgia may receive multiyear funding. A letter of inquiry is due December 31, 2016. Funding is intended for, but not l... GrantWatch ID#: 176953

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Economic Self-Sufficiency

Deadline: 12/31/16

Grants averaging $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities, primarily in the areas of economic development and economic self-sufficiency through education. The funding source focuses grantmaking largely... GrantWatch ID#: 171226

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Grants to USA Libraries in Multiple States for Summer-Term Programs for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline: 01/01/17

Grants of $1,000 to USA public libraries and school libraries in multiple states to enhance summer education programs aimed at disadvantaged youth. Eligible programs work with teens who speak English as a second language, are academically at-risk, o... GrantWatch ID#: 176605

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Awards to USA School Libraries for Outstanding Literacy Programs that Motivate Students and Staff

Deadline: 01/01/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programs that empower staff and students to effectively use ideas and information. Programs should have a connection to the school curriculum. The winning programs will encourage use... GrantWatch ID#: 176903

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Holocaust Research

Deadline: 01/03/17

Fellowships of up to $20,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International PhD candidates for research related to the Holocaust. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. This fellowship supports advanced scholarship regarding the Jews w... GrantWatch ID#: 177429

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Events and Exhibits

Deadline: 01/11/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects that engage public audiences with the humanities. Applicants are encouraged to consult with program staff prior to applying. Applicants are encouraged to provide new i... GrantWatch ID#: 177745

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline: 01/12/17

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including, but not limited ... GrantWatch ID#: 177586

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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline: 01/15/17

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA scholars from throughout the country to conduct on-site research at a library in New York City. Applications will be considered for independent, graduate level, and post-doctoral research. Plea... GrantWatch ID#: 177669

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Grants to USA and Israel Scientists for Collaborative Agricultural Sciences Workshops

Deadline: 01/16/17

Grants to USA and Israel scientists affiliated with nonprofit research organizations to hold workshops that identify new areas of agricultural sciences research. Workshops are intended to promote collaboration between sciences from both countries. A... GrantWatch ID#: 177470

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

Deadline: 01/18/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campu... GrantWatch ID#: 176635

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Awards to USA and Canada Public Libraries to Recognize Outstanding Programs and Services

Deadline: 01/24/17

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA and Canada public libraries to recognize outstanding efforts in community engagement and outreach. The purpose of the awards is to highlight the value libraries offer to communities through partnerships, communications... GrantWatch ID#: 177380

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Grants to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofits to Assist Low-Income Individuals

Deadline: 01/24/17

Grants typically ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to assist low-income youth and adults gain financial stability in the Washington, DC area. Funding is intended primarily for operation... GrantWatch ID#: 177109

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Schools, and Libraries for Youth Literacy Programming

Deadline: 01/26/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public libraries, IHEs, schools, and education agencies to provide youth with a unique, month-long reading experience. Organizations that are ... GrantWatch ID#: 176614

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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Basic Human Needs

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations, tribal and government agencies, and public school systems for human services programming in low-and moderate-income communities. Priorities include meeting the critical human needs of homeless and fo... GrantWatch ID#: 177295

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits and Agencies to Improve the Integration of Healthcare Resources

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for projects that improve healthcare outcomes through the development of patient-centered strategies. Eligible projects include workforce training, information dissemination, and evaluat... GrantWatch ID#: 176850

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Grant to a USA School Librarian to Encourage Reading and Literacy for Children in Grades K-9

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grant of $2,500 to a USA school librarian to design and implement a reading and literacy program for children in grades K-9. Priority will be given to programs that motivate struggling readers. The program must be innovative and encourage reading in... GrantWatch ID#: 176902

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Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofits for Literacy and Vocational Programming

Deadline: 04/20/17
LOI Date: 02/03/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit organizations to help young people in the Greater Washington area succeed academically and in the workforce. LOIs are due by February 3. The focus of this prog... GrantWatch ID#: 174661

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One Grant to a USA Librarian or Library Professional to Attend a Continuing Education Event

Deadline: 02/15/17

One grant of up to $1,000 to a USA librarian or library professional to attend a continuing education event or professional development conference offered by the funding source or by another eligible association (see below). Funding is intended to ... GrantWatch ID#: 174858

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welfare

Deadline: 03/06/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, commu... GrantWatch ID#: 177554

Grants to USA Youth to Support Volunteer Service Projects and Events

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA youth (up to age 19) for youth-initiated and youth-led activities addressing issues in the areas of environment, democracy and equality, health, and community. Funds will support ongoing volunteer programs and events with... GrantWatch ID#: 154295

Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, West Virginia Nonprofits for Literacy, Children, and the Arts

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs focusing on encouraging and promoting literacy, children, the arts, and humanitarian efforts. Previous grantees and specific focus areas for each of these ... GrantWatch ID#: 165495

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research and Education Programs

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofits for a diverse range of projects in the areas of: urban affairs, strengthening Jewish heritage and Israel, biomedical research, and education through access to information. Organizations are invited to submit a let... GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Capital Projects to Help Serve the Jewish and General Communities

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services that benefit the Jewish community as well as the general community-at-large. Funding will be provided to eligible nonprofits for capital projects (i.e., the purchase, construct... GrantWatch ID#: 174981

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Crowdfunding Opportunities for USA, Canada, International Nonprofits, Individuals and Businesses

Deadline: Ongoing

Crowdfunding opportunities starting at $500 and without limit to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, public agencies, businesses, and individuals to help raise additional funds for projects, programs, and activities in a wide range of areas. ... GrantWatch ID#: 173609

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