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94 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Ohio

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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 10/02/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations for a range of programs and services that meet the needs of local residents. Program areas include environment, health, special populations, mental health, human services, education, faith-based activities, community improvement, and parent education. While the majori...

GrantWatch ID#: 147455

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International scholars with an advanced degree to conduct research. Fellowships are intended for researchers with an interest in social science and humanities projects. The Funding Source has a special interest in those projects that demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges. Interdi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA Native American and Pacific Islander nonprofit organizations, agencies, and IHEs for social and economic development and capacity building opportunities for tribal governments. Funding is intended to support community-driven projects that preserve Native cultures, increase self-sufficiency, and promote commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 149370

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits to Address Community Needs in Eligible Regions

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations for initiatives and programs that address community needs in eligible regions. Focus areas include domestic violence and child abuse, at-risk youth, health and wellness, literacy, homelessness, hunger, life threatening illness, issues of the elderly, animal welfare and shelters, and v...

GrantWatch ID#: 179252

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 07/15/20

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 to USA Nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and Agencies for Senior Volunteer Programs

Deadline 09/01/20 Conference Date: 07/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers. Funding is intended for programs, involving volunteers ages 55 and older, within the focus areas of disaster services, education, healthy futures, v...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to USA Photojournalists for News Stories on Underreported Topics

Deadline 07/19/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA photojournalists for news stories that cover underreported topics. Funding is intended to assist with costs of reporting stories that address current systemic problems including, but not limited to, the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on disadvantaged communities, food insecurity, police brutalit...

GrantWatch ID#: 190722

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and IHEs to Support Workplace Safety Training Programs

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, IHEs, and tribal and Native entities to support workforce health and safety training initiatives. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 154627

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, IHEs, and Tribes to Develop Materials f...

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofits, including labor unions, community and faith-based organizations, IHEs, employer associations, and tribal and Native entities to develop materials for occupational safety education and training programs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 186007

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 07/22/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, careers, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers to Purchase Books for their Classroom

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants valued at $500 to USA and territories PreK-12 individual teachers to purchase books for their classroom. The goal of this program is to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries. These funds are provided to the individual teacher and not th...

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio Nonprofits and Schools for Education, Early Childhood Enrichm...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to Cuyahoga County, Ohio nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs that primarily serve the residents of the City of Cleveland. Grants will be awarded in two major areas: education and human services. The Foundation will support programs in the following three critical areas: early childhood...

GrantWatch ID#: 146169

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Children's and Youth Educational Programs

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children's and youth education programs. Priority areas of funding include the environment, literacy, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and job training.

GrantWatch ID#: 170809

In-Kind Grants to Ohio Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools to Promote Literacy

Deadline 08/01/20

In-kind grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, libraries, schools, and reading programs to promote literacy. Grant programs provide free books and author visits. The purpose of this program is to encourage reading and to promote books written about, or by, state residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 172738

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

Deadline 12/01/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

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

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

Grant to a USA Author for Assistance in the Completion of a Partially-Written Novel

Deadline 08/01/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA author for assistance in the completion of a partially-written novel. Funding is intended for authors of children's or young adult fiction. Applicants must have previously published books. Judges will be looking for candidates whose work has not yet attracted a broad readership.

GrantWatch ID#: 190626

Grant to USA Authors to Honor Outstanding Works of Literary Nonfiction

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA authors to honor outstanding works of literary nonfiction. Funding is intended for unfinished projects describing a place, event, movement, or individual. Topics of previous winning submissions include life in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and the diminishing population of Bahamian descent in F...

GrantWatch ID#: 190627

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles advocated by the award.

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Award to a USA Author of Color to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author of color to recognize an outstanding literary work. Preference will be given to submissions in the categories of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, biography, memoir, and to general works of literary character. Eligible authors are those who self-identify as writers of color.

GrantWatch ID#: 190585
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Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in 2020 and must be the author's first published book.

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive P...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Essays

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding collection of individual essays. Essays may be centered around a single subject or address a variety of topics. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winn...

GrantWatch ID#: 190605

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Work of Science-Related Literature

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding work of science-related literature. Eligible works are those that successfully explain complex concepts to a general audience. Writing must be on the subject of the physical or biological sciences. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers.

GrantWatch ID#: 190606

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work in the Genre of Biography

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA author for an outstanding literary work in the genre of biography. Eligible works display exceptional artistic, narrative, and literary merit. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or...

GrantWatch ID#: 190608
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work of General Nonfiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding literary work of general nonfiction. Eligible writings are those that address contemporary issues. Submissions are accepted from literary agents and publishers. Awardees and finalists are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or finalist seal.

GrantWatch ID#: 190609

Award to a USA Translator to Recognize an Outstanding Translation of a Book of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator to recognize an outstanding translation of a book of poetry from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from Hungarian, Spanish, French, and Japanese. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190616

Award to a USA Translator for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Prose

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator for an outstanding translation of literary prose from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Japanese, and Norwegian. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190617

Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 08/17/20

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support digital publishing of books on humanities-related subjects. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive program is to make outstanding humanities books availa...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Benefit the Community

Deadline 08/21/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects that benefit the community. Funding is intended for activities that align with one of the following key areas of focus: education, empowerment, and entrepreneurship; financial literacy; and community enhancement. Eligible communities are tho...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits for Programs Related to Education, Health, and Human Services

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Ohio local nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for programs that promote the health, welfare, and education of local residents. Past funding has been used to benefit programs ranging from schools, soup kitchens, counseling and wellness centers, health clinics, libraries, youth groups, faith-based orga...

GrantWatch ID#: 169384
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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, Canada, and International Teachers to Attend a Professional Development Works...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA, Canada, and International early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Grant funds may be used to cover the registration fee and provide assistance with travel and accommodations. Funding is intended to enable teachers to attend the ALAN workshop ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172250

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists for Native American Arts and Cultural Proj...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses for Native American arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is intended to support activities, education, and projects related to the culture of the Osage Nation. Grants may be used to support a wide range of projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173610
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries for Mobile Libraries Serving Disadvantaged C...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to purchase books for mobile lending libraries serving disadvantaged children. Funding may be used to purchase books that were published for youth, ages preschool through 8th grade.

GrantWatch ID#: 180779
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits to Support and Benefit Local Women and Girls

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs that improve the quality of life for women and girls. Funding is intended for programs that address the following areas of focus: education, economic empowerment, and health and wellness. Eligible programs are those that serve Wayne County residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 180857

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/10/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Applications are welcome from a broad range of fields, including but not limited to, youth leadership, justice, and pressing social and policy issues that engage ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely used curriculum, and generating excitement or demand for e...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits to Enhance the Lives of Senior Citizens in Need

Deadline 09/11/20

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations to enhance the lives of seniors citizens in need in eligible locations. Examples of previously awarded grants include programs to provide transportation, homemaker services, recreational activities, hot meals, library services for nursing homes, court-ordered guardianships, informatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 172599
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Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 09/14/20

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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Pursue Projects or Teach at a Univer...

Deadline 09/15/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International artists in various disciplines to pursue projects or teach at the university level. Funding is intended for applicants who show noteworthy potential in their artistic practice. Applications will be accepted from artists in the disciplines of writing, dance, music, theater, desi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174673
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Benefit Residents Living in Poverty

Deadline 10/23/20 LOI Date: 09/22/20

Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to benefit residents living in poverty. An LOI must be submitted before applying. Funding may be used to address basic needs, improve childhood literacy, and provide job skills training opportunities for residents in the Greater Cincinnati area.

GrantWatch ID#: 130748
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs to Benefit Disadvantaged Residents

Deadline 09/22/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to benefit residents living in poverty. Eligible programs may focus on the following areas: addressing basic needs, improving childhood literacy, and providing job skills training opportunities for residents in the Greater Cincinnati area.

GrantWatch ID#: 188493

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Study, Write, and Work in New Y...

Deadline 09/25/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to study, write, and work in a library in New York. This program is open to scholars, academics, translators, writers, and visual artists. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about scholarship and literature.

GrantWatch ID#: 173018
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies to Support Historical Heritage Programs and Events

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations, public agencies, including libraries and educational institutions for local, regional, and statewide projects, programs, and events that preserve and share the State's history with the public. Funding is intended to support projects in the following three categories...

GrantWatch ID#: 145266

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

Deadline 10/01/20

In-kind grants of new children's books valued at up to $800 to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over 500 high-quality hardcover childre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction of Cla...

Deadline 10/15/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of Cla...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including the following:

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 10/21/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to prepare works for international presentation or publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple Regions for Education, Health, Civic, and Arts Programs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs in the areas of education, health and welfare, civic projects, and arts and culture. Priority is given to educational programs. Eligible locations include Calhoun, Georgia; Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Columbus, Mississippi; Monroe, North Carolina; Akron and Mogadore, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163837